13376 N Hwy 183, Ste 100
Hours: Mon.-Sun., 11am-9:30pm
The dishes are authentically flavored, wonderfully spicy, and cooked with fresh ingredients. The Ma Po Doufu is a lusty temple to the gods of chile and mala: superb and perfect on a nippy day, delightfully sweat-inducing on a hot day.
Some say it's got the best dim sum in town, with a full bar, wine, and sake. The choices include mostly Hong Kong and Cantonese classics.
3407 Greystone, 512/343-9307
has a menu long on fresh seafood and meat, all authentically prepared and priced right – try roast or Beijing duck, Chinese barbecue pork, whole roast pigs, hot pots, and more. Get it to go, or eat there.
8557 Research #116, 512/832-8788
Asian-themed stir-fried rice bowls feature your choice of veggies, beef, chicken, shrimp, or tofu.
9828 Great Hills Trail, 512/795-8998