Cake balls: Not just for breakfast anymore. The menu here features appetizers, salads, entrées, soups, and desserts complemented by a well-chosen wine list, a selection of local craft beers in bottles, and a roster of custom cocktails.
3401 Esperanza Crossing #104, 512/215-3633
Breakfast fare includes most of the standards, along with decent tacos and waffles. For lunch or dinner, try the chicken-fried steak plate.
9091 Research, 512/837-1119
The eatery at the Westin Hotel serves a locally sourced menu of classic comfort food in a cozy yet upscale atmosphere. The bar is a nice place to linger over a specialty cocktail during happy hour.
11301 Domain Dr., 512/490-1511