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

 Welfare Hill Country Cafe – We will be closed Thanksgiving and Friday for a special event.  Open on Saturday and Sunday 9-9.  The weather will be grand for sitting outside and drinking a glass of wine with a snack.  We have snapper and duck specials this week.  Outside wine bar open Saturday and Sunday. Call to make your reservation at the cafe.  830.537.3700 Bring your out of town guests to a true Texas Hill Country gem.

Dine in the historic old post office or the Hofner room or in the arbor and watch the turkeys and deer while the sun goes down. Olivier ordered in some new wines for you to try!

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!

If you are looking for a wedding and reception site in the hill country we are it!  Perfect for that country rustic farm wedding. Call Gaby to schedule a tour and consultation 210.884.4616.


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!