The Goat Barn

Food & hospitality are a natural at The Goat Barn

Our Founders

Gone But Not Forgotten

Welfare Cafe

Sustainable Hill Country Farm to Table Food


From Another Era, a Celebration of Romance

Welcome to Welfare, Texas

Did you know that Texas had 30 commercial wineries operating before 1900’s? Today in just the Hill country AVA  there are 46 and growing!

Welfare Wine Bar & Cafe –  We invite you to bring your out of town guests to a true Texas Hill Country gem. Wine & dine in the historic old post office, the Hofner room or outside on the porch or in the bier garden. For your guests, or yourself if you need to escape away from the bustle of the city., we will be here to serve. Now more wine choices and more small plates. Zac and Kaitlyn will guide you. For groups of 8 or more please call for reservations 830.537.3700

Happy hour at Welfare Wine Bar & Cafe Thursday from 5-7 buy glass of Texas Wine and get second glass of same wine at 1/2 price.

If you are looking for a wedding and/or reception site in the Hill Country, we are the perfect destination for a rustic country farm wedding! Call Chevin or events coordinator to schedule a tour and consultation 210.618.1213.

Whenever possible all meats are grass fed, hormone and antibiotic free. Fish is sourced using the Monterey Bay guidelines. We have our schnitzels as always cause they’re schnitzelishious!

Hours of Operation

Thursday-Friday: 5P-9P

Saturday-Sunday: 11A-9P

Call for Reservations


Welfare Cafe

A hidden gem in the heart of the hill country.

Our History

Welfare - in it, not on it.

Special Events

Let us make your event one of a kind.


We will make your dream wedding a reality!