Palmer’s Restaurant & Courtyard

Our outdoor courtyard can accommodate up to 120 people.
Our Amethyst Room is perfect for a medium-sized event and can seat 54 people with views of the courtyard.
Host an intimate event for up to 30 cocktail or 20 seated guests in our Library Lounge.

Palmer's offers a smoke-free environment. 

Our goal is to make your experience distinctive and successful, with Palmer's dedicated service, hand-crafted meals and unique atmosphere. Please allow us to assist in any way possible.

About Us

Situated at the "gateway to the Hill Country" for over 30 years, we feature signature margaritas and classic cocktails with regional fusion cuisine from New Mexico to New Orleans. Our restaurant, with its several fireplaces and courtyard views, is a fantastic destination for those who want to relax and enjoy their company. Featuring the only courtyard in Hays County and several private rooms, we have the ability to impress your guests. We can help with birthdays, anniversaries, wedding receptions and just about any kind of celebration you want! We would be happy to help book your next event.

Enjoy the courtyard with its secluded and mature vegetation centered around our fountain. This area can be semi-private or private. Enjoy the sights and sounds while sitting back with friends, family or clients. Accommodations for up to 80 seated or 120 cocktail guests are available.

Parlor A casual setting perfect for smaller events. This area is private or semi-private and accommodates up to 25 guests seated. This room has a fire place and overlooks the peaceful view of our courtyard. This room has an area for a projection screen.

Amethyst A unique space for your special event! The Amethyst Room features a huge stone fireplace, space for a projection screen, and windows overlooking the magnificent courtyard. This beautiful room seats up to 54 guests and may accommodate up to 70 by adjoining the adjacent Parlor room.

Library Lounge Host an intimate event with accommodations for up to 20 seated or 30 cocktail guests. This room has an area for a projection screen.

Entire Restaurant Host a spectacular event with accommodations up to 220 seated or 400 cocktail guests.


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