Housed in a historic building in downtown Belton, the Sarsaparilla Saloon and Café offers diners a unique lunch menu that is ever-changing. Owned and operated by Belton native Tammy Wilson, since 2008, she said she was inspired by her friends to open her own restaurant because she was such a good cook.
Benny Ismaili is no stranger to the restaurant business. Born in Italy and raised in the former Yugoslavia, owning a restaurant was an extended family tradition.
So Natural Organic Restaurant and Market in Harker Heights offers its customers a healthy choice for dining out. Owned and operated by Luvina and Jameel Sabree, it is a family-owned and operated restaurant that serves locally raised grass-fed organic beef and locally sourced organic vegetables, along with a side of whole foods education. Luvina’s six children, ranging in age from 7 to 17, also work at the eatery and all of them have their after-school assignments.
Geechie’s Southern Style Restaurant brings a taste of the coastal Sea Islands of South Carolina to Killeen. It’s family-owned and operated by retired U.S. Army veteran Jerry Lewis Moore Sr., executive chef and CEO, and his wife, Latanya White-Moore, COO. His three daughters also pitch in to help at the restaurant when they are not in school.
Ambrosia Tea Room in Salado offers its guests an atmosphere of geniality with its vintage décor that is reminiscent of a turn of the 19th century cafe.
Yummy Rummy’s in Belton is a family-owned and operated restaurant that offers a variety of yogurts, candy, home baked goodies and meals, including summer salads, cowboy bowls and baked potatoes, to name a few.