Where To Eat

BBQ Barn

The Bar BQ Barn

302 Houston St. | Buffalo Gap, TX
It seems fitting that Buffalo Gap is home to the oldest barbeque joint in Taylor County, complete with swinging doors, a collection of hats, and a life-sized poster of John Wayne. Oh – and really good barbecue. Come for the food and enjoy a separate tap room, pool table, shuffleboard, and fun. Check the daily specials and note separate kitchen and bar hours on the Facebook page.


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The Gap Cafe

2709 FM 89 | Buffalo Gap, TX
The Gap Café has a great vibe, a fun staff and of course, stellar food at breakfast and lunch. The best compliment came from a customer that announced, “The Gap Café is like a mixture of Austin and Paris, right here in Buffalo Gap!”



Perini Ranch Steakhouse

3002 FM 89 | Buffalo Gap, TX
Since 1983, Perini Ranch Steakhouse has served as home to the best chuck-wagon style food in America, proudly located on the Perini Ranch in Buffalo Gap, Texas. Featured in Texas Monthly, Forbes, The New York Times, Gourmet, and People Magazine, to name a few, Perini Ranch Steakhouse has an authentic ranch atmosphere and the best steaks anywhere. Reservations are recommended.


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The Silver Buffalo Saloon

533 Houston St. | Buffalo Gap, TX
A great little bar-and-grill in a family-friendly atmosphere, right in the heart of Buffalo Gap.  From street tacos and chicken fried steaks to jumbo grilled shrimp and ribeyes, the menu has something for everybody. Cold beer, a full-service bar, and friendly faces make this a great spot.  Check out karaoke Fridays!


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The Shed Market

6382 Buffalo Gap Rd, Suite D | Abilene, TX 79606
This Texas style BBQ and premium meat market is in on Buffalo Gap Rd, the gateway to our community. Perfect for dine-in or take-out on your way home from work. They are moving even further south on Buffalo Gap Rd. to be closer, so keep an eye on its progress!


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Stewart Grocery

701 Vine St. | Buffalo Gap, TX
Inside this charming convenience store is the best pizzeria in town … along with other tasty favorites. French bread pizza, toasted subs, all kinds of salads, and a surprise special each Friday. Take-out food only: 11:00 – 2:00 Monday to Saturday. You can call ahead to have it ready. Feed your car while you’re there, too, as those vintage gas pumps are very active.