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 Texas Hill Country Cafe & Wedding/Events Center, housed in the historic post office & general store and the restored Goat Barn



Call 830.537.3700 to let us know you are coming 

We are reservation only!

Come see us cause we’re schnitzelicious – Louetta doesn’t agree with our choices…but will continue to hold her post in the barnyard accepting any veggies we want to send her way

foggy day in welfare 446


 Today July 22nd  – the cafe opens at 5 with reservations only

This coming week – call ahead to make your reservations !

July 26th & 27th – open  5 – 9

Closed to public on July 28th – Malcolm’s Birthday Party at the Barn

July 29th open 5-9

We will be closed for vacation for the month of August.  

  Menu changes often

Now offering vegan selections!



 Employment Opportunities:  Still Looking for Line Cook & Dishwasher – call Gaby 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!

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