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 Specials: We are working on the specials right now!  Thinking about apples in everything and squash on the side. Check back later or call. 830.537.3700

The Wine Bar will be open this weekend – see what Olivier has to offer.

Weaver/Runels Wedding on Halloween – should be a hoot!

Call to make your reservation.

Bring your out of town guests to a true Texas Hill Country gem

Dine in the historic post office and then when it cools down a little, sit in the bier garten with dessert and a breeze

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!