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 and general store or the restored Goat Barn

Seasonal Sunday Brunch from 10-1pm – Call ahead to make sure you get a table

Thanks to all who shared their Father’s Day with us!

The heat is intensive, but a glass of Texas Rose sure is cooling…..and it goes well with a plate of fried calamari or how about some shrimp ceviche




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!