(map) Whether you’re in Johnson City for the Lights Spectacular or just passing through on your way to the Texas Wine Trail. you may want to check out this new place. Serving char-grilled burgers, sandwiches and salads, East Main also offers an extensive list of Texas wines. Above, the hefty club sandwich, packed with ham, cheese, bacon, lettuce and tomato. That’s homemade potato salad behind it. The restaurant tries to make as many of their sauces and dressings as possible. Below, the char-grilled bratwurst sandwich. The brat is from Miller’s Llano Smokehouse.
This place is the former Silver K Cafe in Johnson City’s Old Lumberyard complex, which has some pretty interesting architecture. The menu also offers grilled burgers and steaks, plus salads and a different special every day. Open for lunch only, except for Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights.