5701 W. Slaughter
Hours: Mon.-Thu., 4pm-12mid; Fri., 4pm-2am; Sat., 10am-2am; Sun., 10am-12mid
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.
This attractive, comfortable place has exceptional small-dish food, great drinks, and a stunning wine list.
612 W. Sixth, 512/474-2194
This popular gastro-pub offers small plates of skillfully prepared seasonal and local foods.
2024 S. Lamar, 512/394-8150
Start with shrimp 'n' grits, tofu popcorn, or a choose-your-own tasting plate, and try the sandwiches or dinner entrées as you work through the local brews.
7020 Easy Wind #100, 512/452-2337