The Best Restaurants in Harker Heights

As a real estate agent, one of the most common questions I get is, “Where are the best restaurants?” After all, we all have to eat, right? So, we’ve put together a list of our favorite restaurants in Harker Heights. We’ll do the same with Killeen and other surrounding cities as well.

We tried to come up with our favorites for various fares so everyone could find something that suited their tastes. Whether you’re looking for a quick bite or want to try a new cuisine, we hope this list helps guide you to the perfect spot.

Taqueria Mexico 3 in Harker Heights

Taqueria Mexico

526 Farm to Market 2410, Harker Heights, TX 76548

Taqueria is one of the best if you’re looking for delicious and authentic Mexican food. There’s no shortage of Mexican restaurants in Harker Heights, but none can compare to Taqueria Mexico. The flavors here are fantastic, and the prices are great too.

Acropolis Greek Cuisine

Acropolis Greek Cuisine

360 W Central Texas Expy, Harker Heights, TX 76548

This is our top pick for Greek cuisine. It’s like stepping into a little piece of Greece right here in Texas. The authentic dishes will have your taste buds dancing. The staff is great, and the food is better.

Pierinos Pasta and Pizza in Harker Heights


2411 E Veterans Memorial Blvd, Killeen, TX 76543

If you’re after Italian fare, Pierinos is the spot. While their pizzas are great, our favorite is the chicken Tuscany. Probably the best we’ve had.


2020 Heights Dr, Harker Heights, TX 76548

Craving Venezuelan? Have you ever been Venezuelan? Arepitas is your spot. Their arepas are legendary in these parts. 

Black Bear Diner

807 Edwards Dr, Harker Heights, TX 76548

For the quintessential American diner experience, Black Bear is the place. The menu is extensive, and the atmosphere is cozy. It’s a local favorite for a reason. It’s fairly new in this area but is quickly becoming a hit.

Finger Lickin Foods in Harker Heights

Finger Lickin Foods 

1100 Old FM 440 Rd, Killeen, TX 76549

As the name suggests, the food here is finger-licking good. You’ll find all sorts of greasy gut bombs, but the show’s real star is their wings. You won’t find a better wing in town.

Razzoo’s Cajun Cafe 

201 E Central Texas Expy #1380, Harker Heights, TX 76548

Spice things up with their Cajun flavors. It’s a taste explosion you won’t forget. It’s one of the few places in the Harker Heights area where you can get fried alligator.

Bobby Lupos Pizza

Bobby Lupo’s Pizza 

420 E FM 2410 Rd, Harker Heights, TX 76548

Who doesn’t love a good pizza? And Bobby Lupo’s is the best in Harker Heights. It’s as authentic of NY-style pizza as you can get outside the Big Apple. They also have a full menu outside of pizza — wings, salads, etc. We love their crust and toppings.  They don’t skimp on anything and their crust is easily one of the best in the pizza industry.

The Shack Caribbean Seafood and Grill 

 125 E Central Texas Expy, Harker Heights, TX 76548

Seafood with a Caribbean twist, yes, please! You don’t have to be a fan of seafood to enjoy this place — they’ve got something for everyone. The dishes are flavorful, and the portion sizes are generous. Plus, you can’t beat their prices.  Great seafood at a low price right here in Harker Heights.

What’s your palate telling you?

Whether you’re new to Harker Heights or a long-time resident, Central Texas offers a diverse selection of culinary delights sure to satisfy any palate. Hopefully this list of restaurants in the Harker Heights area inspires you to get out and try some of the local food joints.  There’s a lot more options in the area than just these, but these are some of our favorites that we tell our homebuyers about when they first move to the area.

From authentic Mexican cuisine to mouthwatering Caribbean seafood, Harker Heights is a food lover’s paradise. So take a culinary journey worldwide without leaving the city and discover your new favorite restaurant.

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