Check out one of the 55-inch hi-def TVs, and wash down an excellent chicken-fried chicken with the coldest beer around.
21815 Hwy. 71 W., Spicewood 512/264-3777
2100 Westlake Dr. 512/636-6389
This bustling restaurant serves up Tex-Mex breakfasts and huge $7 lunch specials. The incredible homemade El Paso-style corn tortillas are one of Angie's many claims to fame.
1307 E. Seventh 512/476-5413
3808 South Congress
8650 Spicewood Springs #112 512/335-4545
The bistro burger with fries is the best bet here during the daytime, but Tuesday through Thursday from 4 to 7pm, you can nab great bar food for $5.
319 Congress 512/472-1884
3016 Guadalupe 512/777-4482
7901 Cameron Rd., Suite 5C 512/719-5515
4220 Duval St. 512/531-9610
Staples such as fajitas, burritos, enchiladas, and carne guisada are adequate, and the margaritas flow freely.
12602 Research 512/336-8969
Boasts a strong selection of artisanal cheeses, charcuterie, salads, homemade soups, and sandwiches. Gluten-free paninis and salads round out the menu. The wine list changes monthly. Read our review.
4800 Burnet Rd. #450 512/371-1600
6801 Airport Blvd
This cafe has been around since 1948, maintaining the same homestyle menu and hospitable spirit. Thursday's turkey-and-dressing special is highly recommended.
4827 E. Cesar Chavez 512/385-2986
Try this much-loved neighborhood spot's full complement of Mediterranean dishes prepared from family recipes or stick with safe choices – you'll find 25 flavors of wings and an interesting pizza selection. Read our review.
From the aficianados of Easy Tiger and 24 Diner comes this French bistro, so the excellent breads and pastries come as no surprise. Stuffed quail, grilled amberjack, and profiteroles for dessert bring back fond memories of French fare in Austin. Read our review.
601 West Sixth St. 512/992-2776
900 RR 620 S. 512/263-8728
Authentic French bistro featuring fresh pastries and breads.
900 RR 620 S. Ste. C-107, Lakeway 512/263-8728
Around the corner from El Mercado, you'll find Mexican fare, sandwiches, burgers, and smoothies to enjoy in the expansive basement dining area.
314 W. 17th 512/469-0380
6105 Burnet 512/453-1850