Alexander's Craft Cocktails & Kitchen
The newly renovated main bar is located on 1st floor, and opens onto expansive wrap-around, creekside porches. Just a few steps down from the porches is an open deck situated beneath gracious Live Oak canopies.
The warm aubergine & copper walls of the upper floors contrast the amazing art representation from local galleries. The stunning view of Salado Creek as well as the grounds of the neighboring estate provide the perfect spot to enjoy your favorite beverage. Patrons choose from a variety of entree selections, appetizers, and adult beverages.
Happy Hour Features
1/2 price select bottles of wines and appetizers 4pm-6pm Tuesday-Saturday
Terms and Conditions:
Valid For: 1 - 20 people
Starts: July 16, 2019
Ends: July 17, 2118
Availability: Mon-Thu 4:00PM-6:00PM
The service was great; our waitstaff kept an eye on us throughout the evening, making sure that everything was perfect. Our meals were absolutely delicious. We have been to Alexander’s several times, and each time the experience has been great. This time we ate outside on the deck. What a beautiful scene with the creek down below. We felt like we had a mini vacation. I definitely recommend Alexander’s to everyone.
Happy hour every day 4-6 is a great way to try different items on the appetizer menu. Entree portions are very generous. Fun cocktails. Weather-permitting, ask for a table on the porch and enjoy the creek views. Seating on the sunporch is nice and a little quieter than the other rooms. Friendly staff.
Best food in the area! Love the view and great people!
Thanks Mike, We look forward to serving you again soon. The Alexander's Team
My wife and I's first trip to Alexander's this past weekend. Great little restaurant with amazing staff. The Tenderloin of Beef and the Ribeye were excellent.
Thank you Chris, We are thrilled that you enjoyed your steaks and our staff. Thank you for choosing Alexander's. Kind Regards, The Alexander's Team
Love the setting. Portion sizes are just right. Service could have been a little quicker and more frequent. Waitress was very polite. Salado is such a nice place to come to for a nice dinner atmosphere.
Hi Mark, Thank you for choosing Alexander's. We are glad you enjoyed the setting and portions. We are grateful to know that your server was polite, we are constantly working to improve our services. Kind Regards, Dave
The service and atmosphere were excellent and the food was better than average. We will likely visit again.
Alexander's offers an excellent happy hour from 4-6pm where all small plates are half-price. This is a great chance to sample anything from Scallops to Lamb Chops at a very reasonable price. Dessert was amazing and their cocktails very flavorful. Will definitely be back to visit
Hi Miguel, Thank you for the kind words, we are glad you enjoyed our happy hour specials and desserts. We look forward to serving you again soon. Kind Regards, Dave
Excellent food, service and experience. Truly enjoy every time we go there. Great place for a date night or just to relax and have an excellent meal and drinks.
Firs time here. Was pleasantly surprised by Salado and their restaurant offerings! This little historic inn on the creek was a quaint setting and the food did not disappoint. Quite a varied menu- something for every palette. Scallops, chicken, trout, duck, salmon, ribeye, tenderloin, meatloaf, gnocchi, porch tenderloin.... I'm sure I'm forgetting some. The salmon and the duck were delightful. We also loved their mushroom soup and their rolls were so delightful! The plates are sized well- just enough to avoid waste but not overly large portions that gorge you.
The bartender was able to accommodate our drink requests and did a great job- Mexican martinis and a basil gimlet.
Ended the night on a unique cobbler type- it was a bit more cake like (or bread pudding like) the pie crust but it was still fabulous.
After dinner we sat out back by the creek and enjoyed ducks and deer within feet of our chairs.
I would certainly return and we're so glad we located this little spot!
Our dining experience was superb! Every course prepared to perfection & presented beautifully.
Waitstaff was very good (and new). Food was marginal. Service from the kitchen was unacceptable at best. Food brought out sporadically, scallops were exceptionally salty (should have sent back), desserts were poor. We had four of them. The berry cobbler was almost uncooked. It seemed like they only were capable of serving the fixed price dinner properly and with precision. VERY disappointed. The only good comment at the table of 5 were the lamb lollipops. Sorry, this did not meet expectations. Maybe having a celebrity in a group sharing our room threw them.
This was a great choice for our 1 year anniversary dinner. I had salmon, my husband got the duck, and we had fried green tomatoes for an appetizer. All of the food was delicious. The only complaints I really have was that my husband found a hair on his fork, there was something floating in his water and he found what looked like a piece of string inside one of his tomatoes lol. We will most likely go here again, hopefully next time we won't have those problems.
It was busy but we were seated outside on the lower deck and waited 20 minutes for someone to come. I went to the hostess to let them know and she apologized and brought us some water. We waited another 20 minutes, meanwhile I went to the bar and ordered us drinks, finally after asking again, a server came to take our order. The food was great and they did take off the mac and cheese for our kid that we didn't want (wasn't eaten) but was recommended. Hopefully this was just a bad night...
Your cheese board was lacking! Two friends had it and there was very little fruit and there were no pecans as had been stated in the menu. Also it needed a few more cracker and /or toasted bread pieces. I had the dates which were ok, but because I misunderstood the waitress, I thought I they were a part of the cheese board. The crab dip that came with the avocado was delicious as were the scallops and crab cakes and fried green tomatoes I was told.
I like Brandy, but you had none so I said substituting Cognac was fine.
My $12. Old fashion was good! Is that the price for a Brandy Old Fashioning?
We were in the bar and that was very noisy every time the bartender shook up a cocktail!
It didn’t bother me so much, but noticed my friend cringe every time.
After dining, we enjoyed hanging out and visiting on your side porch!
All in all a nice experience and all eight of us plan to return.
A lovely dining experience with thee exception of flies due to the door to the outside being left open. We were in the bar area just off of the porch, and with the outside diners, the doors to be opened a little more than usual, that’s leading and flies
We arrived around 4:30 pm for a 5:30 dinner appointment. We chose to be seated in the bar area next to the check in area. The bar was very nice and quiet as we were the only ones there. The bartender ignored us and when we finally got his attention, he seemed like it was an effort to wait on us. Apparently he expected a waitress to wait on us even though we were the only ones in the bar. Also there were two employees at the check in area who were chatting and not paying attention to us.. Finally we were waited on and we enjoyed half price wine bottle and half priced appetizers. All was delicious and a good value. Eventually we moved out to the lower patio and had dinner. Dinner amazing! I would have given 5 stars if not for the service.
Wonderful atmosphere and food. Service is great. One of our favorite restaurants. Highly recommend it!
We made reservation for Sunday Brunch. We requested a table on the porch overlooking the Salado River and the atmosphere was just breathtaking. Highly recommend dining on the porch! White table cloths and comfortable chairs. Our waitress was extremely attentive. We will return!
Service was not up to the standards expected for the restaurant. The young lady may have been new and didn't know how to take an order, time the order and serve the order. Wine orders were not handled well, two of our party of 4 were forgotten. Salads came out before the horderves were finished. Then the entrees came out half way half way into our salads. The place was not crowded, and we usually are not very slow. So we can find other places that want our $200 meals.
Went there for our wedding anniversary. Everything was great except our meals didn't come out together. My wife's meal was served and my meal didn't show up for a while. Some type of kitchen snafu but our waitress offered a free dessert and drink for the mixup. Overall a great place to enjoy a drink and good food. Definitely request the creekside view for seating.
Early reservations, so place not busy at first . By the time we left , place was packed.
Food was great , atmosphere not pretentious, was a super first date !!
Excellent food and service. Dave always does it better.
The restaurant was very clean and had a very nice ambiance, but the food was unfortunately mediocre and way overpriced. I had the BBQ meatloaf and can make better meatloaf at home and save the $18. The cheeseboard we had was not very thought out as far as complimentary pairing of the different flavors or ways to eat the cheese. The BBQ pork belly was tough and overcooked. They do however cook amazing duck! It was flavorful and tender. I guess it’s just hit and miss depending on what you order. I dont think we will be going back however as the food was overpriced for the quality. I think you mainly pay the price for the location and ambiance.
We really enjoyed our experience but it seemed like we got lost at one point before our dessert was delivered. It took a long time for them to remember to bring it to our table.
Service was extremely slow. Although bread was promised, it was never served to us. Had to ask for water refills. My hubbies prime rib was cold, but out of hunger he ate half of it, knowing it would take much too long to reheat. “Coconut cream pie” was a store bought tart with no flavor. For a meal costing over $100 and the only beverage was water, I would have expected better service.
Checked their on line brunch menu which looked good and fairly priced at $20. No mention of a special Mothers Day Pre Fix. Arrived to find 2 choices at $48 PP plus $6 up charge for prime rib. Fish choice was over cooked and Pork was OK. All in all very overpriced for average offering. Will not visit again with out calling to verify their menu and pricing.
Love the atmosphere. The staff was alert. My meal was excellent.
Food and service were amazing. Our waiter had recommendations to help us out and everything he told us about was delicious. Definitely a date night repeat. Children probably wouldn't like the menu.
The service was great, staff amazing. We will definitely come back.
Service was very disappointing- we had to reminder waitress to bring our wine after our salads were delivered. Main course was delivered when we’re still eating our salads. A nice meal was ruined due to mismanagement of the timing of our dinner. I had expected more from earlier reviews - very disappointing!!
Thursday. April 25 2019
Alexander s very nice place. The server was Excellent!!! Clara was her name. Appetizers are very good. Steak s not so much. I ordered mine medium well, it came out medium rare. I sent it back. Few minutes later, cut into it, half of it was well other half still rare. Eat a little of it and notice that it sure had alot of fat on it. Server came back over and ask how it was and i showed her would you eay this. It was scorched on outside. Over all it a good place to take your significant other. Don't order steak. Dessert s were good. This place sits beside a inn. Besides the Salado Creek. Might go back, but not anytime soon. The server Clara was sensational!!!
The food was good but I guess the chef took the night off, it wasn't excellent. Looks like Ramble's doesn't have anything to worry about.
Great place for a date night with your significant other. Recommending sitting outside and listening to Salado Creek rush by.
We went for a birthday celebration and were not disappointed at all. We were seated quickly, but my change on open table had not been noted to Alexander's which was not a problem. The value was very good and the selections were more than adequate. Can't wait to go back.
We love the ambiance of Alexander’s plus being located adjacent to the creek is awesome. The service is awesome and the food is so good.
The food was outstanding, the service was great, and the price was reasonable for the quality
Steve, Thank you for leaving your feedback. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your time at Alexander's and look forward to serving you again. Kind Regards, Dave
We ALWAYS make sure to eat here and if it’s Clara our server, it’s a 100% better! Love everything about this place!
This was my first visit, and I plan to go back....again and again!
Hi MarciaD, So glad you had a great first experience here at Alexander's. We look forward to serving you again and again. Kind Regards, Dave
We ended up sitting in the upstairs bar area...very nice...very quiet
SteveT, Love that you were able to enjoy our newly renovated lounge area. We look forward to serving you again soon. Kind Regards, Dave