Discover Barbacelli’s and Oma Leen’s with La Palmilla

La Palmilla is located a short drive from Hico, TX where you’ll find two of the area’s must-visit dining establishments. Barbacelli’s is the perfect spot for an afternoon bite and Oma Leen’s offers high-end dining that complements your luxury hotel stay with us at La Palmilla, in Glen Rose, TX. Whether having artisanal pies or southern cooking, you’ll be happy you visited. 


Barbacelli’s known for their artisanal brick oven pizzas, draws food enthusiasts from all over Texas. Each pizza shows the chefs’ dedication to quality with the freshest locally sourced ingredients. The restaurant’s family-friendly atmosphere offers a dining experience that is upscale yet comfortable. 

The inspiration for Barbacelli’s stems from Chef Austin and Shannon’s two grandmothers. Barbara Dockery and Viola Paolicelli. They say “Howdy Paisano” which is a gesture to blend their Texas roots with their origins in Italy and New York, creating the perfect slice.  

Oma Leen’s

Just down the road from Barbacelli’s, Oma Leen’s offers a different but equally exceptional dining experience. Known for its elegance, Oma Leen’s specializes in classic southern dining. The restaurant prides itself on its rotating menu, based on what is currently in season. Bringing you farm-to-table menus, chef-curated and from-scratch dining experience.

Oma Leen’s cuisine creates an unforgettable experience for anyone who dines with them. The beautifully decorated interior, complete with intimate lighting and elegant furnishings, is perfect for a romantic evening or a dinner after relaxing by La Palmilla’s pool. Be sure to reserve your table so you don’t miss out on what Oma Leen has to offer! 

The Perfect Compliment to Your La Palmilla Stay

Both are located just a 30-minute drive from La Palmilla, making it easy for our guests to explore these top-tier dining options without the hassle of a long commute. This proximity allows guests to fully enjoy their dining experience and return to our hotel in Glen Rose in no time.

Choosing to dine at Barbacelli’s or Oma Leen’s enhances the overall La Palmilla experience, perfect for the food lovers staying with us. Whether you are a food connoisseur or simply looking to enjoy a high-quality meal, these restaurants provide an excellent opportunity to savor the best that Hico has to offer.

Why La Palmilla Guests Love Dining in Hico

Guests of La Palmilla are often drawn to our hotel in Glen Rose for its promise of relaxation and luxury. The nearby dining scene in Hico is the perfect addition to anyone’s stay with us at La Palmilla.

  • Unique Culinary Experiences: Both restaurants offer menus that are distinct and refined, providing a range of flavors and dishes that are hard to find elsewhere.
  • Quality and Freshness: The commitment to using fresh, locally sourced ingredients means that every meal is of the highest quality.
  • Atmosphere: The elegant yet welcoming atmospheres make them perfect for any dining occasion, whether it’s a special celebration or a casual meal.
  • Convenience: The short distance from La Palmilla means guests can enjoy delish food without straying far from their luxurious accommodations.
  • Complementary Experience: Dining at these establishments perfectly complements the high-end experience of staying at La Palmilla.

Contact Us to Enhance Your Stay

At La Palmilla, we strive to provide the most luxurious stay imaginable for you and your loved ones. Enjoy the pool, massage upon request, or any of our amenities at La Palmilla, and after enjoy a bite at Barbacelli’s or Oma Leen’s for an unforgettable stay here in Glen Rose, TX. If you have any questions or need assistance planning your perfect stay, please don’t hesitate to reach out. Our dedicated team is here to help make your visit unforgettable.