Locals around Cedar Creek are lucky to live near locally owned Las Flores Mexican restaurant. This charming mom-and-pop eatery is so popular that diners drive from Bastrop and Austin just to savor the delicious, freshly made food. For such a small place, Las Flores’ menu is extensive, including breakfast tacos, spicy chicken fajitas, enchilada platters, dinner taco platters and authentic Mexican dishes like piping hot menudo. Regulars recommend the chicken tortilla soup and zesty jalapeno shrimp wraps.
A few of the other popular eateries in Cedar Creek include Alexander’s BBQ and Benny’s Texas Bar-B-Que, as well as Major Neighbors Grill, Stories Fine Dining Establishment and the Firewheel Café, all at the nearby Hyatt Regency Lost Pines Resort and Spa.
Of course, with Bastrop only a 10-minute drive away, there are plenty of dining options from which to choose, such as seafood at Baxter’s on Main, the charming Maxine’s Café, or the eclectic Gracie’s.
Quiet Country Living with Convenience
Residents of Cedar Creek enjoy the very best of country living: pristine nature, seclusion and fresh country air. Although this small, charming community is a quiet oasis removed from the bright lights and bustle of the city, it does have a few convenient places for residents to shop for essentials, including the Cedar Creek Country Store, Food Mart and a Dollar Store, as well as a variety of other locally owned stores and businesses.
For more complete shopping, residents of this peaceful little town hop over to nearby Bastrop. Conveniently located 10 minutes away, Bastrop has a wide variety of shopping options, including HEB for groceries, CVS Pharmacy, Sears and Walmart.
A Unique and Interactive Wildlife Experience
Cedar Creek’s Capitol of Texas Zoo is a Hill Country prize. A wonderful place for kids and adults alike, this quiet, low-key zoo offers patrons a unique interactive wildlife experience.
Set in a wooded, rustic area with carefully designed natural enclosures, the Capitol of Texas Zoo allows for closer interaction with the animals than a larger city zoo. Visitors enjoy the lovely rural setting and the opportunity to hand-feed friendly camels and lemurs while learning about the conservation of endangered species. The zoo also has a beautiful area to relax on a hot summer day with an ice-cold snow cone, and is the perfect place for family picnics or parties.
For an exciting evening out on the town, everything Austin has to offer is only 30 minutes away, including Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, non-stop live music on 6th Street, and an incredible array of restaurants, bars and pubs from which to choose. Living in Cedar Creek is like having the best of both worlds at your fingertips: rural country life with the nearby excitement of the big city.