Ernie's on Lake Travis

Ernie's on the Lake is located on the Emerald Point Marina grounds on Lake Travis. Since we re-branded in early 2017, we've worked hard to create a menu that is fun, incorporating the lake and party vibe into our selections. Being the former Carlos n' Charlies - we have a lot to live up to... and we're working hard to make Ernie's on the Lake the "go-to" place on Lake Travis.

The multi-level restaurant, bar and music venue offers the choice to observe the waters from our decks or within our glass-enclosed restaurant. Are you coming by boat? If so, we have many courtesy docks available to make your visit to Ernie's on the Lake as easy from the water as it is from land.

Shack 512

  • 8714 Lime Creek Rd
    (512) 547-7610
    Volente, TX 78746
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Shack 512, located adjacent to Sandy Creek Marina, on the shore of scenic Lake Travis, offers American Southern cuisine in a relaxed, beautiful Hill Country lake setting.

A casual, outdoor venue, Shack 512 offers spectacular panoramic views of Lake Travis and the surrounding hills. Accessible by land or by lake, we welcome boaters and have plenty of public boat parking next to the Sandy Creek Yacht Club.

Located in rustic Volente, TX Shack 512 is just a short, scenic drive outside of Austin.

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Canyon Grill

 Tucked deep in the heart of  Lakeway and perched above the Rough Hollow Yacht club,  Canyon Grille Rough Hollow offers fantastic eats paired with extraordinary views of Lake Travis, breathtaking Hill Country sunsets and plenty of live music.


     Don't mistake our fine food for stuffy pretense. Come as you are to our dining room or spacious patio, choose from our wide selection of dishes, and relax as our experienced staff takes care of the rest. With an extensive wine list priced to please, dishes built to delight and divine desserts that will bring you nothing short of bliss, you truly can't go wrong.

LItehouse Cafe

Lakehouse Cafe is located a Mile Marker 26 just above the Briarcliff Marina.  The restaurant is a favorite of locals and visitors for its picturesque views of Lake Travis.


SunDancer Grill

Sundancer Grill is the new premier restaurant on Lake Travis featuring a bistro dining experience with a casual lakeside atmosphere. The menu features chef crafted salads, sandwiches, steak and seafood prepared with fresh ingredients. Sundancer Grill is open for Lunch, Dinner, and Sunday Brunch. 

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Lake Travis Happy Hour 4pm - 6pm | Sunday Brunch | Daily Specials
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Come by Boat
Park your boat at the courtesy dock, then call 512-266-2268 to get a ride up the hill. See Parking Map

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This is Lake Travis' entertainment headquarters.  they offer waterside dining for both lunch and dinner, a full bar, livemusic and a sand volleyball court.  Come experience the excellent service, food, and fun that makes the legend what it is...Carlos'N Charlie's.


The Gnarly Gar

Located only about 3-5  min via boat from the Freedom Boat Club Location on Lake Travis.








The Gnarly Gar on Lake Travis is a floating restaurant, bar and live music venue on the north shore of Lake Travis.  The enormous catfish that gather around the deck begging for food are a local favorite and tourist attraction.   The Gnarly Gar Ship Store & Fuel Dock offers a variety of items ranging from boat supplies to beer and wine to go.  With plenty of boat slips, a fantastic view and it's casual and relaxed atmosphere, The Gnarly Gar on Lake Travis is a great destination!


Briarcliff Marina

Briarcliff Marina is located at Mile Marker 26 and is open 24 hours a day 7 days a week.


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Bill Marquardt
(512) 828-7226

105 Yacht Club Cove
Lakeway, TX 78734

Dockmaster - Text msg are preferred
(512) 643-2934


Rough Hollow Marina & Sandy Creek Yacht Club

We have two locations on Lake Travis, but you get access to both Lake Austin and Lake Travis. 

Steiner Ranch:   We have 10 boats located on Lake Austin in Steiner Ranch next to the Lake Club at Riverbend Marina.  

Rough Hollow Yacht Club in Lakeway:  This is by far the nicest Marina on the Lake. FREE VALET PARKING is provided for you when you arrive. We have 25 boats.  Rough Hollow Marina connect to Hwy 71 via Bee Creek Rd makes us only a 12 min drive from the Hill Country Galleria.    

Sandy Creek Marina an Yacht Club - Volente/Cedar Park Area:   Sandy Creek is only 14 min drive to Anderson Mill Rd.  We are now the closest boat to Cedar Park. We have 6 boats and staff. 


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