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Dining at Lajitas

Whether you are looking for a casual meal or a full dining experience, Lajitas has something for every appetite.

Candelilla Cafe
Thirsty Goat Saloon
Lajitas General Store and Deli

(Menus and prices are subject to change without notice.)
Candelilla Café Breakfast
Candelilla Café Lunch
Candelilla Café Dinner
Lajitas General Store and Deli
Thirsty Goat Menu

To make dinner reservations in The Candelilla restaurant, call 432-424-5032.

Candelilla Café

Offering an Interesting Twist on Traditional Tex Mex Cuisine

Hours of Operation: 7 am – 10 pm Daily

Enjoy breakfast, lunch, and dinner at the Candelilla Café where we offer a diverse menu from prime cut steaks, chicken, seafood and a selection of signature side dishes. Choose from creative selections such as our house made guacamole/queso, fajitas, blackened salmon to our prime filet mignon. With panoramic views from the dining room or patio of the surrounding mountains and Lajitas’ award winning Black Jack’s Crossing golf course, you’ll enjoy the friendly service of our staff and the savory cuisine by our executive chef in a relaxed setting.

The Candelilla Café and Thirsty Goat Saloon are open to the public until 3:00 pm daily ( extended to 5:00 pm on Monday ). From 5:00 pm to 10 pm Sunday – Saturday, The Candelilla Café and Thirsty Goat Saloon are open to members or registered guests of Lajitas Golf Resort and the Maverick Ranch RV Park only due to high occupancy and limited seating.

Note: our menus change frequently based on season and availability. Our menus are reflective of the current season, with an emphasis on using locally sourced ingredients wherever possible.

To make dinner reservations in The Candelilla restaurant, call 432-424-5032.

Thirsty Goat

Perfect spot to sit, relax and enjoy the beauty of the Big Bend

The Thirsty Goat Saloon is the resort’s designated watering hole, named for Lajitas’ duly elected mayor, Clay Henry, who is also a goat! Clay Henry was famous for his thirst for Lone Star Beer. The Thirsty Goat is the perfect spot to relax with friends and family. With its Old West charm leather sofas & chairs it’s the perfect place to sit back and enjoy the food while listening to great live music!

Sunday – Thursday 11am – 12am
Friday & Saturday 11am – 2am
Last call on food orders: 9pm daily

Boardwalk Bakery & Pizzeria

For those on the go, breakfast, lunch to afternoon snacks and gourmet pizza at night!

Whether it is gourmet coffee and a pastry for breakfast on the run, a sandwich or deli dog for lunch, a scoop of your favorite flavor of ice cream in the afternoon or a specialty pizza at night, the new Boardwalk Bakery and Pizzeria has you covered.


Scratch Bakery featuring Texas Sized Muffins and Cinnamon Rolls, Hot Croissants, Bagels, Breakfast Tacos, Espresso Drinks, Cakes, Cookies, Pies, Fresh Salads, Hot and Cold Sandwiches featuring House Roasted and Hand Carved Deli Meats, Gourmet Hot Dogs, Hand tossed pizzas cooked to order and Vegan and Gluten Free Offerings, Beer & Wine.

  • Indoor and Outdoor seating
  • Free Fast Internet
  • Free parking
  • Sweet Country Western Tunes
  • Ice Cold Dining Room

Located in the heart of the Lajitas Golf Resort on the Boardwalk! Direct dial: 432-424-5035

Pizza is available at 1pm daily. To place an order, call 432-424-5035

General Store

Prepare for your day in the Big Bend!

Stop by the Deli where we make box lunches to go, wine and cheese baskets or anything you will need for your day of exploration in the Big Bend Region.

Dining Hours 8AM – 7PM
Deli 8AM – 6PM