Leander New Year’s Eve Guide

Leander has so many places to ring in the New Year that we wanted to help you narrow where you will you will celebrate this year! Whether you are looking for family friendly activities or a place for that champagne toast, we have the perfect place for you!

Maggie Mae’s Live Music & Champagne Toast

In the heart of Old Town Leander, join Maggie Mae’s Leander location for live music and a Midnight Champagne Toast!

WhiteStone Brewery

Whitestone Brewery will be open normal hours on both New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day (12-10:30pm). For NYE, there will be champagne available for sale, BOGO 25% off Crowler and Growler fills, and their weekday happy hour 12-5pm ($1 off beers). 

New Year’s Day their food truck will have a few special food items and they will be showing all the football games that day.  Also, enjoy their two imperial stouts going on tap that weekend to help celebrate!

More Great ways to Celebrate!

Looking for more local businesses to celebrate with?

If you want to explore all that Leander has to offer, check out these great guides to help you! They have the websites and contact info for great Leander Bars, Distilleries, Restaurants, and Activities!

Bars, Breweries & Distilleries

Visit the Leander Dining Guide for great Bars and Breweries and Leander’s own Distillery, Leanderthal and Leander’s first Daiquiris Bar, The Thirst Chicken! We know we aren’t the only ones looking forward to wings and frozen drinks!

Restaurants and Table Service

Check out the Table Service Restaurants that are unique to Leander!

Sweet Treats

Looking for something sweet when you Ring in 2022? Maybe a candy shop? Or perhaps something baked full of love? Check out Leander’s Drinks and Desserts for the best places to caffeinate and satisfy your sweet tooth before you start your celebrations!

LOoking for More to Explore?

Check out the Attraction Guide on the Visit Leander Tx page to find the adventure that is hidden in Leander! From Dinosaur tracks to the Trail of Trains, there is so much to see and do in Leander!

Let’s Explore: Drinks and Desserts in the New Leander Drinks and Dining Guide!

If your mouth is watering right now, you are not alone! We loved doing research for this blog post as much as you will love the delicious places we are going to explore in this post! Let’s dig into the Leander Drinks and Desserts Destinations! Did you catch the beginning of our Food Series? If not, start here!

Did You Say Coffee?

When it comes to our caffeine, we are not willing to compromise! We love our local coffee stop, Perky Beans! In addition to some of the best drinks in Leander, they also have a great menu of sandwiches, snacks and treats!

2080 US 183, Ste. 210
Leander, TX 78641
Ph. (512) 548-5050 

Bakeries and Treats

Casa Costa Bake Shop may have our favorite crave-worthy sweets, but did you know they have amazing breakfast and lunch items too? And let’s not forget the all important…COFFEE! (If you get the brownie with it, you’ll be happy all day!)

201 Bagdad St.
Leander, TX 78641
(737) 777-3909 

Weikel’s Bakery located inside of Foodie’s Corner convenience store may not be your first thought in baked foods and delicious treats, but we think it should be! Not only is it an easy stop, their kolaches will make your mouth water!

11340 TX 183A Toll Road  
Leander, TX 78641
(512) 456-7448

Sweet Treats to Beat the Heat!

Leander Nutrition has delicious smoothies and energy boosting drinks! And did we mention coffee and snacks? Yep! You heard right! And while you are there, why not stop for a selfie with your beautiful drink? Tasty and gorgeous!

309 N. Hwy. 183  
Leander, TX 78641
(512) 260-6300

When it’s sweltering hot (and this is Texas, when is it not?) we head straight for Bahama Bucks to cool off with the colorful, delicious shaved ice! But did you know they have smoothies and – GET THIS – snowballs to-go! Yes! Actual snowballs! We know what we are getting for our next party!

2906 Bagdad Rd., Ste. 400
Leander, TX 78641
(512) 528-6285 

Texas Honey Hole makes us feel like a kid again! Who doesn’t want to relive their childhood in a candy shop made for kids and adults! From unique candy to the brands you already know, find it all, and some unique gifts, at this fun store!

1201 Loop 332
Liberty Hill, TX 78642
Ph. (512) 778-4019 

Do you own a Food Truck, Eatery, Sweet Shop or Bar and want to be featured on the Leander Drinks and Dining Guide?
Call us at (512) 259-1907 or email office@leandercc.org

Let’s Explore: Fast Food and Drive-Thru Restaurants and Food Trucks in the New Leander Drinks and Dining Guide!

Leander has all the iconic favorites that Texans know and love when it comes to fast food and drive-thrus, but there may be a few that surprise you including some delicious food trucks! Let’s check them all out. Did you catch the beginning of our Food Series? If not, start here!

Classic Fast Food Chains

Chick-fil-A in Leander offers fast drive-thru options with the pleasant service they are known for! Drive-Thru and Curbside options.

1205 S Highway 183
Leander, TX 78641
(512) 528-0944

Golden Chick offers that delicious fried chicken and so much more! Be sure to try their rolls – yum! Dine-in and Drive-Thru options.

901 S. US 183
Leander, TX 78641
(512) 528-0341

McDonald’s serves up all the classics you already know and love! Dine-in and Drive-Thru options!

Raising Cane’s has a menu that is simple to love, but we all know you are here for the Cane’s sauce! Order extra for your fries, we won’t tell!

1456 E. Whitestone Blvd.  
Cedar Park, TX 78613
(512) 260-6454

Whataburger – some things are worth waiting for, and Whataburger was definitely one of those things! Leander loves you – and your spicy ketchup! Excuse us while we finish eating our Honey Butter Chicken Biscuit!

140 W. Metro Rd.
Leander, TX 78641 
(800) 628-7437

Pizza Delivery

Romeo’s Pizza is coming soon to Leander! We can’t wait!

3725 North Lakeline Blvd
Leander, TX 78641 

Looking for pizza places with dine-in and delivery options? Be sure to check out our Table Service Page!

Restaurants with Dine-In & Drive-Thru

Woks it 2 U opened a second location and, in addition to having the most delicious Chinese food, the new location also has a Drive-Thru in addition to Dine-In & Take-Out! Score!

1101 S. HWY 183
Leander, TX 78641
(512) 591-5457

Food Trucks

In addition to live entertainment and a Saturday market, Smooth Village also has delicious food trucks! Be sure to check their page for events and schedules!

203 W. Broade St.
Leander, TX 78641
(512) 698-1839 

Wildfire Artisans is not only a local boutique, they also have a Coffee Shop, Food Trucks & a Bakery! Be sure to check their Facebook page or website for more info and schedules!

201 W. Broadstreet
Leander, TX 78641
(915) 490-3486

Sweet Treats and Caffeine Fixes

When you are feeling like a sweet treat and don’t want to leave the car, head to Bahama Buck’s, and if you want to feel pampered, try the Princess!

2906 Bagdad Rd., Ste. 400
Leander, TX 78641
(512) 528-6285 

Perky Beans is the perfect fix for your afternoon slump, and even better, you don’t have to leave the car to get it! Grab a snack and your favorite drink!

2080 US 183, Ste. 210
Leander, TX 78641
Ph. (512) 548-5050 

Do you own a Food Truck, Eatery, Sweet Shop or Bar and want to be featured on the Leander Drinks and Dining Guide?
Call us at (512) 259-1907 or email office@leandercc.org

Let’s Explore: Featured Table Service Restaurants in the New Leander Drinks and Dining Guide!

Leander offers a whole lotta choices when it comes to local eateries with big taste! Today we want to look at some of our favorite sit down or counter service restaurants from the Leander Drinks and Dining Guide! Did you catch the beginning of our Food Series? If not, start here!

American Classics

Sharks Burger – their motto is burgers with a bite, and they deliver! From delicious fresh ingredients to made to order burgers, you can’t go wrong with any of their menu items. Visit either of their locations for great service!

Mouton’s Southern Bistro serves your favorite dishes where traditional Cajun & Creole meets familiar Texas ingredients. Friendly service and filling portions are just the start!

309 N Hwy 183
Leander, TX 78641
(512) 260-6300

1821 S Lakeline Blvd #104 Cedar Park, TX 78613

Texas is known for its BBQ and Leander knows Smokey Mo’s! From brisket to sausage, you are sure to find the meats you love and the sides that complete your meal. And don’t forget their sauce – it could be a side dish all by itself!

11880 Hero Way W., Ste. 105
Leander, TX 78641
(512) 528-0090 

TexMex Favorites

Guaco Taco says they offer crunchy, crazy, fresh food and they make sure you get all the delicious flavor in every order! From their famous tacos to their hearty Mexican gumbo, it’s all good and all gluten free! And have you tried their guacamole? You definitely need to!

1840 Crystal Falls Pkwy, Ste. 430
Leander, TX 78641
(512) 797-2502 

Blue Corn Harvest offers Tex Mex favs and American classics that will delight every palate. Their gluten free and vegetarian menus will make anyone feel safe ordering! And their weekend brunch menu has everything you could want!

11840 Hero Way West, Bldg A
Leander, TX 78641
(512) 337-7633

Asian Eateries

Woks it 2 U offers classic dishes and great service, just don’t fill up on the wontons and dipping sauce before your meal like we did (They might be addicting)! With two dine in locations – one with a drive thru – you can find one close to wherever you are!

15609 Ronald Reagan Blvd.
Leander, TX 78641 
(512) 456-0770 

Drive-Thru Location
1101 S. HWY 183
Leander, TX 78641 
(512) 591-5457

Poke Fit features build-your-own, Hawaiian-style sushi bowls that are made with fresh, raw fish and come with a variety of toppings and sauces so you can customize your meal to your palate’s desire! With a variety of starters including Fried Brussels Sprouts, Shrimp Tempura, and Gyoza Dumplings and desserts like Mochi Ice cream and NY Cheesecake, there’s something on their menu to satisfy every craving!

2701 S. Hwy. 183, Ste. A
Leander, TX 78641
(512) 379-5240 

Italian Dining

Brooklyn Heights Pizzeria Ristorante is so much more than just a pizzeria! Their full menu is filled with pizzas, pastas, sandwiches and steaks! You will definitely want to bring your crew with you to this place again and again. If you do go, be sure to check out the Pizza Challenge – and if you attempt it, let us know (pics or it didn’t happen!).

3550 Lakeline Blvd., Ste 135
Leander, TX 78641
(512) 456-0468

Sabino’s Pizza Pub is Leander’s home of Chicago style pizza. It is a great place to grab a beer with friends while devouring some pizza, and when they say stuffed Chicago style pizza, they mean STUFFED, so be sure to bring someone to help you eat it all!

2082 US Hwy. 183, Ste. 110
Leander, TX 78641
(512) 548-6963

Guy Tano’s Kitchen offers authentic Italian food in a family owned restaurant. Their pizzas and pastas are so filling, but you may find you have trouble stopping yourself from eating it all in one sitting! With a beautiful patio and a great to-go menu, it’ll be your new favorite lunch and dinner stop!

901 Crystal Falls Pkwy., Ste. 101
Leander, TX 78641
(512) 528-5503 

Southern’s Pizza and Sports Pub is a can’t miss for delicious dine in pizza and ice cold beer, and we think it will be your new go-to sports viewing location! Be sure to stop by their pet-friendly patio and try their gluten free pizza!

1913 S. Hwy. 183
Leander, TX 78641
(512) 259-2699 

Do you own a Food Truck, Eatery, Sweet Shop or Bar and want to be featured on the Leander Drinks and Dining Guide?
Call us at (512) 259-1907 or email office@leandercc.org