1112 E. Sixth
Located inside the DoubleTree Guest Suites, the cafe serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner daily. Try the Sunday buffet.
303 W. 15th 512/478-7000
If you’re wandering past The Driskill Hotel, don’t overlook this place. The cafe has had a face-lift and acquired a new chef. Be sure to sample the pricey but delicious selection of baked goods.
604 Brazos 512/391-7066
This attractive, comfortable place has exceptional small-dish food, great drinks, and a stunning wine list.
612 W. Sixth 512/474-2194
Segafredo Zanetti espresso, Bindi cakes, and gelato imported from Italy are offered here, as well as light breakfast and lunch fare.
9828 Great Hills Trail #120 512/795-9292
Before you have the espresso of your dreams, treat yourself from this expansive menu.
3801 Capital of TX Hwy. N. Ste. G-100 512/327-4448
This may be a bar providing Alamo Drafthouse movie-goers with a new foraging alternative, but Chef John Bullington's snacky menu includes interpretations of classic Mexican street food, such as N.Y. Strip alambras and a giant Sonoran hot dog. Brunch is exciting as well, what with tangy avocado tomatilla sauces, and poblanos in the chichimigas.
5701 W. Slaughter 512/861-7069
You'll find traditional dishes seldom seen elsewhere, as well as Asian fusion creations with Thai and Chinese influences. Delicious and inexpensive.
2400 E. Oltorf Ste. 1-A 512/448-4722
4001 W. Parmer
Try this Lubbock-based chain for both traditional Tex-Mex and adventurous Interior Mexican offerings.
2901 S Capital of Texas Hwy 512/306-0857
Genuine value for your dollar is what sets this place apart. That, and superfresh ingredients in handsome portions prepared with skill. Read our review.
6519 N. Lamar 512/614-4974
6301 W. Parmer, #505 512/297-2758
8120 Research Blvd. Ste. 104B 512/419-7554
3503 Webberville 512/480-0930
Alamo Village shows new – and mainstream – movies with the same old – and delicious – menu as its Downtown progenitor.
2700 W. Anderson 512/459-7090
Comfortable and unpretentious, Alborz captures the essentials of Persia's rich and astoundingly varied culinary heritage. The daily lunch buffet is highly recommended.
3300 W. Anderson #300 512/420-2222
5706 Manor, Ste. F 512/785-8416
They use only Angus beef from cows that have been fed a 100% vegetarian diet with no artificial growth hormones or antibiotics. The sandwiches go on preservative-free, locally baked bread. The shakes are made by hand with Blue Bell ice creams. What else does one need to know?
12921 Hill Country Blvd., #105, Bee Cave 512/263-7300
This spacious, no-frills Austin institution serves classic Tex-Mex breakfasts, lunches, and dinners daily. Look for the fresh homemade tortillas, crispy tacos, and slow-roasted beef ribs.
5804 N I-35 512/458-2531
5624 Burnet Rd. 512/538-2697