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
Offerings include some of the more popular Pacific Rim dishes, plus an array of continental meat, poultry, seafood, and vegetarian items.
2712 Bee Cave Rd. 512/328-8888
8650 Spicewood Springs #109 512/258-7587
ESK's second brick-and-mortar offers beer and wine on tap, favorite dishes from the trailers such as Thai Chicken Karaage, Poor Qui's Buns, and Beet Home Fries, as well as tacos, including moshi, octopus, and spicy chicken.
2310 S. Lamar, Suite #101 512/383-8382
This brick-and-mortar boasts a menu of ramen, pork buns, and those heavenly beet fries.
A complete Filipino grocery with a thriving turo-turo steam table scene as well. Shoppers tend to get prepared food to go with their cooking supplies, and many call ahead for family-sized portions.
2309 W. Parmer 512/973-8745
Is ground zero for dim sum and the small-plate craze. You'll find a great wine list, but it's the rainbow of cocktails that is truly inspired. The generously portioned entrées include Korean rib eye, lo mein, and the Imperia Dragon Rib. Read our review.
310 Colorado 512/472-6770
The lunch buffet is almost entirely Chinese, while the evening menu is mostly Indonesian with a few Chinese items remaining for the regulars. The Sunday buffet menu changes weekly.
1717 Pleasant Valley #280 512/385-8858
Here you'll find Indonesian fare and a menu for the adventurous. The lunch buffet and Sunday brunch are among the best bargains in town.
2400 E. Oltorf #14 512/443-5282
Austin's first Filipino spot, with some of the best bubble teas, specialty drinks, and halo-halo to be had. Food is mainly limited to appetizers, and there is a nice selection of foodstuffs and imports.
2400 E. Oltorf Ste. 12-A 512/443-2062
Your Pan-Asian fortune is looking up here. Carefully prepared dishes and great service have made this place a success.
2900 N. Quinlan Park Road, Ste. A-150 512/732-7278
This is more of a turo-turo steam table cafe and bakery than a grocery store, but they have a loyal following, especially for the luscious baked goods. Eat in or take out.
707 E. Braker #105 512/833-9420
The curry style pasta, Salt & Time bavette steak, and the Rabbit 7 Ways are a few of the reasons this new eatery has a buzz around it. Read our review.
1600 E. 6th St. 512/436-9626