Savor the Old West at Our Restaurants in Kerrville, TX

Branding Iron Restaurant is pleased to reopen 7 days a week for breakfast and lunch!
Dinner service is available at the hours below:

Breakfast & Lunch: 6:30am - 2pm
Friday & Saturday Dinner: 5pm - 10pm 

Please call for reservations with groups over 8 people (830-257-4440)

Enjoy the relaxed atmosphere of the Branding Iron Restaurant and the Elm Waterhole Saloon. Our rustic restaurant and bar pay tribute to the rugged spirit of the Old West. Enjoy juicy burgers, delicious steak dishes and seasonal specials while soaking up Y.O. Ranch’s vintage western vibe. From ornate iron chandeliers to polished brass, our restaurant and saloon capture the romance of a bygone era.

The Branding Iron Restaurant

Start your day off right with a hearty breakfast, drop by for a quick lunch or dine on sumptuous cuisine with family and friends. No matter when you drop by, you’ll always get the warm, friendly service that has made the Y.O. Ranch Hotel & Conference Center a local favorite.

A Nod to the Culinary Team

Congratulations to our head chef and the fantastic culinary staff for winning four consecutive TripAdvisor awards for "Top American Cuisine" and "Top Steakhouse" in Kerrville for 2015, 2016, 2017, and 2018!

Plate of steak and asparagus

Elm Waterhole

Step back in time at the Elm Waterhole Saloon, an amazing pub inspired by the pioneer spirit of the 19th century. Belly up to an antique bar, complete with carved wood details and a polished brass foot rail. Whether you order a whiskey (or sip on a soft drink), you’ll soak up the saloon’s authentic atmosphere while daydreaming about the ways of the Old West.

Elm Waterhole Saloon at Y.O. Ranch Hotel & Conference Center

a toast to old-time fun

Of course, the Elm Waterhole Saloon is more than a replica of the past. Enjoy Happy Hour drinks  from 5 - 7 pm weekdays, watch sports on large flat-screen TVs, challenge your friends to a game of pool, and dance the night away.

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Contact Us

2033 Sidney Baker Street Kerrville, Texas 78028
Reservations: (830) 257-4440