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Hospitality and Travel Industry in Tyler

Registration area in the lobby of an upscale hotel property in Tyler Texas

Tyler offers a variety of hotels, motels, inns, extended-stay suites, RV parks, and other accommodations situated near the major tourist, business, shopping, and medical centers of the city.

Today, in 2024, hotel properties support thousands of jobs in the ever-growing Tyler economy.

In addition, a large number of restaurants provide a significant numbers of additional hospitality jobs in the Tyler area.

Tyler is a regional convention center, and the location of numerous festivals such as the Tyler Azalea Trail in the spring and the Texas Rose Festival and Parade in the fall.

It also hosts events such as car shows, the annual Firefighters Challenge, home & garden shows, the East Texas State Fair, the Four Winds Renaissance Faire, Cattle Barons Gala, TABA Parade of Homes, golf tournaments, and others.


Tyler is also close to Canton, Texas and the famous First Monday Trade Days which attracts tens of thousands visitors each month.

Courtyard by Marriott, South Broadway Avenue, Tyler, Texas
Courtyard by Marriott, Tyler, Texas

These events and attractions have stimulated the growth of the lodging and hospitality marketplace in Tyler and are creating hundreds of new jobs.

Partial list of major hotel employers in Tyler

South Broadway Corridor

  • Courtyard by Marriott, new in 2010 - 7424 South Broadway
  • Residence Inn by Marriott, just off South Broadway, next to Kohl's, at 350 West Heritage Drive. Opened in November 2014. 124 rooms.
  • Hilton Garden Inn - South Broadway at Grande Blvd.
  • Holiday Inn - South Broadway, near Chuy's, across from Outback Steakhouse and Olive Garden
  • Best Western Southpark Inn & Suites - Rieck Road, just off South Broadway, next to Holiday Inn Select
  • Candlewood Suites - Rieck Road, one block off South Broadway
  • Comfort Suites - Rieck Road, one block off South Broadway
  • Sleep Inn & Suites - Donnybrook Avenue near Rieck Road, two blocks off South Broadway
  • LaQuinta Inn and Suites - just off South Broadway near Robert E. Lee Drive
  • Hampton Inn & Suite South - At the Village at Cumberland Park near Toll 49
Hilton Garden Inn, Grande Boulevard at South Broadway Avenue, Tyler, Texas
Hilton Garden Inn, Tyler, Texas
Loop 323 Corridor - Southeast
  • Staybridge Suites - just off East Loop 323 near the University of Texas at Tyler and hospitals; opened Jan 2011
  • LaQuinta Inn and Suites
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites South - Loop 323 SE at University Blvd.
Loop 323 Corridor - Southwest Tyler
  • Baymont Inn & Suites - Loop 323 SW at Texas Highway 155
  • Fairfield Inn - Loop 323 South

Map of major concentrations of hotel employers in Tyler

Map of major concentrations of hotels and motels in Tyler Texas

Employers in the Restaurant Sector

Tyler offers a wide variety of restaurants, cafes, grills and other dining venues, from small local eateries to national chain restaurants. These restaurants support thousands of jobs, including those at the major employers listed below, arranged by geographical areas of Tyler.

Restaurant Employers along Tyler's South Broadway Corridor

Shogun Japanese Steakhouse
Raising Canes, S. Broadway just north of Loop 323
On the Border Mexican Grill, South Broadway at Loop 323, next to Broadway Square Mall
Einstein Bros Bagels, South Broadway at Loop 323
Five Guys Burgers & Fries
Chipotle Mexican Grill East parcel, Broadway Square Mall, 903.534.6266
Freebirds World Burrito 5105 South Broadway
Jason's Deli, across from Barnes & Noble
Starbucks Coffee, 4925 S. Broadway
Three Z Asian Cuisine, 5201 S. Broadway
Chuy's Mexican Restaurant 5935 South Broadway, 903.509.2489
Panera Bread, 5755 S. Broadway, 903.561.1303
Applebee's Restaurant, Broadway and Rieck Road
Olive Garden 5520 S. Broadway Ave., 903.509.3363
Golden Corral, at Broadway Crossing Shopping Center
Outback Restaurant 5704 S. Broadway, 903.509.8193
Spring Creek Bar-B-Que, South Broadway, in front of Lowe's
Andy's Frozen Custard across from Bank of America
Clear Springs Texas Seafood, South Broadway near Grande
Walk-On's Bistreaux & Bar, 6525 South Broadway
Cheddar's Scratch Kitchen, 6701 South Broadway, in front of Wal-Mart
Papacita's Mexican Restaurant, across from Wal-Mart
Panda Express, 6910 S. Broadway
Razzoo's Cajun Cafe, 7011 S. Broadway, in front of Target
Braum's Ice Cream - 7101 S. Broadway - A Favorite for years!
Saltgrass Steak House - 7214 S. Broadway
Freddy's Frozen Custard & Steakburgers - In front of Kohl's
Mario's Italian Restaurant - 7916 S. Broadway
Slim Chickens - 7925 S. Broadway
Buffalo Wild Wings
The Diner, 7924 S. Broadway
Abuelos' Mexican Restaurant - in the Village at Cumberland Park (VACP)
Rotolo’s Pizzeria (VACP)
FD's Grill House (VACP)
Piada Italian Street Food (VACP)

Restaurant Employers along Tyler's Loop 323 Corridor

  • Jalapeno Tree Restaurant, on Loop 323 near Old Bullard Road, 903.509.0600
  • BJ's Restaurant & Brewery, north parcel of Broadway Square Mall
  • Razzoo's Cajun Cafe, on South Broadway in front of Target
    Razzoo's Cajun Cafe, on South Broadway in front of Target (TylerTexasOnline staff photo)
    Red Lobster Restaurant
  • Mercado's Mexican Restaurant, 2214 WSW Loop 323, between Hwy 155 and Old Jacksonville Highway, 903.534.1754
  • McAlisters Deli, Old Bullard Road across from Broadway Square Mall, 903.939.3300
  • Newk's Express Cafe, Loop 323 SW at Old Jacksonville Hwy, 903.509.4646
  • Texas Roadhouse, 2101 E. Southeast Loop 323 near Highway 110, 903.509.0053
  • Aspen Creek Grill
  • Cotton Patch Cafe', 322 E. S.E. Loop 323
  • Yamato Japanese Steakhouse & Sushi Bar, 2210 WSW Loop 323
  • Dickie's Barbecue Pit, 1501 W Southwest Loop 323
  • Rudy’s Country Store and Bar-B-Q, 1410 SSW Loop 323


Downtown Tyler Restaurant Employers

  • Ricks on the Square, 104 W. Erwin Street
  • Black Pearl Oyster Bar, 106 W. Erwin St., next door to Rick’s on the Square
  • Don Juan on the Square
  • The Foundry, 202 S. Broadway
  • True Vine on the Square
  • Andy's Frozen Custard

Other Tyler Restaurant Employers

  • Corner Bakery Cafe - 3306 Troup Highway, near Loop 323, phone 903.592.0000
  • Andy's Frozen Custard, a long-time popular stop on South Broadway
    Andy's Frozen Custard, a long-time popular stop on South Broadway (TylerTexasOnline staff photo)
    Villa Montez
    , 3324 Old Henderson Highway, 903.592.9696
  • Chez Bazan French Bakery & Cafe, 5930 Old Bullard Road, locally owned for over 20 years
  • Taco Bueno on Old Bullard Road near the Mall, and on Loop 323E
  • Salsarita's, 331 Troup Highway
  • Stanley's Bar-B-Que Restaurant on Beckham Avenue
  • The Potpourri House, 3320 Troup Highway
  • Casa Ole, 3701 Troup Highway)
  • Bruno's Pizza & Pasta, S. Vine and also on Old Jacksonville Highway
  • La Plazita Mexican Restaurant, 11980 Hwy 64 West
  • Oliveto Restaurant, Troup Square on Troup Highway
  • Genghis Grill, Troup Square on Troup Highway

Restaurants along Old Jacksonvile Highway

  • The Grove Kitchen & Gardens - 3500 Old Jacksonville Highway, near Loop 323
  • Javi's at 7212 Old Jacksonville Highway near Swann's
  • Cantina Laredo
  • 1836 Texas Kitchen
  • Texas de Brazil, at the corner of Old Jacksonville and Dueling Oaks Drive
  • Chicken Express, near Grande Boulevard
  • Braum's Ice Cream & Dairy Store at 5858 Old Jacksonville HIghway
  • Jucy's Hamburgers, near Grande Boulevard
  • Bruno's Pizza & Pasta, Old Jacksonville Highway, just north of Loop 49

Restaurant Employers near CHRISTUS Trinity Mother Frances Hospital & UT East Texas Hospital

  • Stanley's Famous Pit Bar-B-Q on Beckham Avenue
    Stanley's Famous Pit Bar-B-Q on Beckham Avenue
    Stanley's Bar-B-Que Restaurant on Beckham Avenue
  • Corner Bakery Cafe - south near Troup and Loop 323
  • Salsarita's, south near Troup and Loop 323
  • Catfish King (one block south on Beckham)
  • PaPa John's Pizza (one block south on Beckham)
  • The Potpourri House, south near Troup and Loop 323
  • Oliveto Restaurant, south near Troup and Loop 323
  • Genghis Grill, south, near Troup and Loop 323
  • Villa Montez, 3324 Old Henderson Highway, 903.592.969