Texas Tavern has been featured in many books, magazines, TV shows, newspapers, and even a movie! (Well, at least our bumper sticker made it into the movie).

Here are just some of the places where you can find the Texas Tavern:

  • Hamburger America by George Motz
  • Southern Belly by John T. Edge
  • “My Turn” by Mike Ives
  • PM Magazine (Nationally Syndicated TV Show- Air date: 1980)
  • Tonight Show with Jay Leno
  • “Best Southern Eating”
  • Fodor’s Travel Guide (Southern US)
  • Money Magazine
  • Roanoke Times (Numerous Articles over the years)
  • The Roanoker Magazine
  • Car & Driver Magazine
  • Miami Herald
  • Charlotte Observer
  • LA Times
  • Slingshot (movie- look for the Texas Tavern bumper sticker in the first 5 minutes of the flick)
  • Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
  • “The Place Setting” by Fred Sauceman
  • Country Living Magazine, April 2012
  • Atlanta Journal Constitution
  • Garden and Gun Magazine
  • “The Great American Hotdog Book” by Becky Mercur
  • Virginia Living, June 2011


Texas Tavern has been honored year after year by City Magazine and The Roanoker Magazine’s dining awards.  They include:

  • Best Late Night Dinner
  • Best Hot Dog
  • Best Chile
  • Best Hamburger
  • Best Inexpensive Lunch