Some nights, our residents feel like whipping up a gourmet meal in their spacious, state-of-the-art kitchens. After all, what is more joyous than listening to jazz, sipping on fine wine, and making dinner together as a family? Other days call for a trip out for a bite to eat. And for our neighbors here at our Hill Country apartments in Southwest Austin, there’s one place that suits all needs: the Barton Creek Market.
Barton Creek Market is a favorite around these parts, and for good reason. Being walking distance from Barton Creek Villas, it’s an easy and convenient choice, with up-scale charm. Serving up the freshest ingredients, local fare, global wines, and a cheerful neighborhood atmosphere, Barton Creek Market is a community favorite and a staple of the community here at our apartments near Bee Cave.
One reviewer online calls the Barton Creek Market “the nicest grocery store you’ll ever see”. Read on to discover why!
Not Your Typical Grocery Store
Barton Creek Market is so much more than a grocery store. It’s also a restaurant where you can grab healthy meals three times a day (and not to mention delicious coffee and desserts)!
For breakfast, come visit the Cafe at Barton Creek Market, which serves up freshly-crafted smoothies with locally-sourced, nutritious ingredients. Athletes can enjoy a Body Builder smoothie, made of soy milk, non-fat yogurt, strawberries, bananas, and protein blend fortifier. If you’re looking for a boost of antioxidants, enjoy the Acai Energy Smoothie, made of passion orange guava juice, organic acai, strawberries, and bananas, it’s sure to give you a boost of energy all day long. If you have a sweet tooth but don’t want the guilt, grab yourself a Chunky Monkey, made of chocolate soy milk, vanilla frozen yogurt, bananas, and peanut butter. Wish you were on a Caribbean island? Their tropical-inspired smoothies, such as the Caribbean Breeze and Tropical Peach are both refreshing and sweet.
The cafe also serves up freshly-squeezed juices, protein blends, espresso bar drinks, and coffees. Tea lovers will swoon over the matcha green tea smoothie and the matcha green tea wheatgrass shot. On hot Texas days, you can grab a cup of iced tea to start the day right, or to provide an afternoon pick-me-up.
Specialty drinks aren’t all the Barton Creek Market serves. Pull up a chair for some hearty breakfast foods. Whether you’re an eggs-and-toast kind of person or have a hankering for some biscuits, you’re sure to start your day off on the right note by having some delicious breakfast at Barton Creek Market.
Barton Creek Market is the perfect place to grab some friends for lunch, just steps from our apartments in Southwest Austin! Indulge in a juicy burger, a tender Philly Cheesesteak, or other craft sandwiches, including a BLT, roast beef, jalapeno turkey, and more. Grab a Mediterranean-style panini, a fresh salad, and chase it down with some freshly-squeezed juice from the cafe.
Dinner is where Barton Creek Market really shines. If you don’t feel like taking their fresh ingredients home to your own kitchen at your Hill Country apartment, they’re sure to whip up something delicious at their in-house restaurant, including spaghetti and meatballs, delicious quesadillas, lasagna, beef stroganoff, and more. You’ll be asking for the recipe, but luckily, you’ll find most of the ingredients in the famed aisles of Barton Creek Market.
For those who want to eat a delicious dinner without cooking at home (but who still want to dine in the comfort of their home at Barton Creek Villas apartments) can order any food to go at Barton Creek Market. It’s the best of both delicious worlds!
A Wine Lover’s Paradise
Are you a wine aficionado? Can you tell the difference between a French, Californian, and Spanish wine with a blindfold on? At the Barton Creek wine cellar you’ll think you died and went to heaven! Mull around their international and local selection of wines of all persuasions and for all pallets. Buy 3 bottles for 10% off, and 6 bottles for 15% off! No one will have to twist your arm!
The Finest Meats and Cheeses
The deli at Barton Creek Market is on another level. Enjoy the finest cuts of tenderloin, rib eye, pork chop, ground beef, chicken, NY strip, and freshly-caught fish. Their spread will inspire you to cook up some delicious recipes for the entire family. Chances are it will turn you into a gourmet chef! Cheese lovers will swoon over the delicious choices of provolone, cheddar, swiss, pepper jack, and more. For the nights when you don’t feel like preparing every single side dish, Barton Creek Market has you covered, with options of pre-prepared artichoke salad, pimento cheese salad, greek salad, and more savory options.
Proud to Source from Local Farmers and Growers.
Here in Texas, we know food. Just a stone’s throw from Austin, Texas is some of the finest farms in the country that offer the highest-quality meats and produce. Here at Barton Creek Market, the owners are serious about sourcing local. Whether you’re mulling through the grocery aisles or ordering a delicious entree for dinner, there is no shortage of fresh, locally-grown ingredients, whether that be beef, cheese, or farm-grown radishes. You can even enjoy beer, wine, and spirits from local breweries and vineyards. You’ll never have to wonder where your ingredients came from, and you can feel good knowing that your meal contributed to the success of local farmers, growers, and artisans.
Healthy and Delicious Meals Just Steps from our Apartments in Southwest Austin
Here at Barton Creek Villas apartments, you’ll feel spoiled in your spacious, state-of-the-art kitchens, with granite countertops, deep kitchen sinks, brand new appliances, and an environment where the whole family can gather around the dinner table. In fact, you’ll be hard-pressed to go anywhere but your kitchen for mealtimes! Nonetheless, you’ll be happy to know that Barton Creek Market just steps away, with the finest local ingredients for a home-cooked meal, international and local wines, beers, and spirits, and delicious desserts that kids love. Enjoy the market as a place to get high-quality groceries, or as a place to dine with the whole family.
Here at Barton Creek Villas, we pride ourselves on the good life. We love spending time with our neighbors at the resort-style pool, having a leisurely chat at the outdoor lounge areas, and greeting other dog owners at our clean and spacious Bark Park. And we certainly count ourselves lucky to live just a jump away from one of the finest local markets in the entire Austin, Texas area. Schedule your tour today to explore what life is like here at our Southwest Austin apartments, and to get a glimpse of the family-friendly, adventurous, delicious life that awaits.