Traditional French fare along with a selection of wine & beer is served in a Paris-like setting.
Look for exotic hot dogs & sausages – from venison to veggie – plus sides, cocktails & brunch.
Chicken-fried steak, pork ribs, sandwiches & sides are the calling cards of this Southern kitchen.
Food-truck spin-off featuring sushi & homestyle Japanese plates in a bamboo-accented, stylish space.
Chef Paul Qui’s food truck behind Liberty Bar dispensing late-night snacks of Asian fusion fare.
Eco-friendly, bohemian cafe offering hearty meatless meals, coffees & a rotating monthly art show.
Homey cafe featuring classic Ethiopian dishes & an ample lunch buffet, plus beer & honey wine.
This light-filled, casual Vietnamese eatery for pho, banh mi & desserts, plus takeout deli counter.
Sushi, unusual rolls & other Japanese entrees are washed down with sake in a traditional setting.
It’s BYOB at this venerable cash-only, BBQ spot with a rustic setting & live music outdoors.
No-frills Mexican joint known for its tacos, beer, booze & live music on the patio on weekends.
Casual spot with a big patio offering Tex-Mex classics & burgers, plus live music under pecan trees.
Farm-to-table fare from locally sourced ingredients served in a rustic space with a butcher shop.
” Magnolia Cafe, just because of their breakfast tacos. I usually get 3 or 4 of their huge breakfast tacos with egg, sausage, bacon, and serrano. Not sure why, but these particular tacos are the spiciest I’ve had in Austin. They got some good serranos.” — The Cuckoos
“You can’t order wrong here. Everything is amazing. My personal order would be some of Connie’s famous enchiladas, chicken with tomatillo sauce!” — The Sword
Classic & custom sushi rolls, Japanese kitchen fare, sake and beer, plus an on-site Asian market.
“Julio’s — Chicken enchiladas plate with green tomatillo sauce. Mexican Martini. Papa don’t take no mess.” — Walker Lukens
“I love Launderette. The decor is hip, bright, tropical and nostalgic. They have small shareable plates, great cocktails, and birthday cake ice cream sandwiches. Brunch there is a dream. I always order the pancakes that come with your own kitty-cat syrup decanter.” — Shy Beast
“Weather Up, because of its quaint and elegant back patio, and it’s intimate indoor bar decorated in gem stones and copper. They always have unique cocktails with a bit of a ‘kick’ to them, and the food is glorious.” — Shy Beast
Delicate, Northern Italian–inspired cuisine & gin cocktails in a beautiful setting.
Modern & classic Italian fare & drinks in a spacious, multi-room setting with luxe flourishes.
“It has some of the best tex-mex you’ll ever eat and a great outdoor patio. Get a bob’s queso, beef fajitas and you definitely have to get a Matt’s Knockout Mexican Martini. One and done.” — Austin Basham
“My wife and I really like this pub called Hopfields. They have a big selection of craft beers and a cozy atmosphere. Order-wise, I try to switch things up each time, but can’t go wrong with a good IPA.” — Austin Basham
British-pub-inspired spot with elaborate pizzas, plus a house brewery specializing in hoppy beers.
Vast setting for chic American dining & lounging areas, plus a study, rooftop bar & Cedar Tavern.
“Hit up El Rey on 290 for some real deal Mexican food. I’ll have three steak fajita tacos on corn, with cilantro and lime.” — Israel Nash
“Homespun has some great craft cocktails to whet your old whistler. Get an old fashioned. Then order a chicken fried steak that will fill your plate and then some.” — Israel Nash
Casual, sit-down cafe with a Cuban menu of sandwiches, traditional entrees & plantain shakes.
“Rolands Soul Food & Fish. Hands down the best soul food in ATX. Wings, Mac + Cheese, & Yams… all day.” — The Bishops