22308 Hwy. 71 W.
Hours: Mon.-Sat., 11am-2am; Sun., noon-2am
A place with music mojo and damn fine burgers, Poodie's channels old Austin music treasures like Soap Creek and Checkered Flag. Don't miss the Poodie Burger.
This sunny, lovely bistro specializes in French treats like tartines, mussels, and boeuf bourguignon.
3663 Bee Cave Rd., 512/306-1668
We love the Frito pie made with "Grandma's Immortal Chili," and we're especially partial to the fried green tomatoes and the fried catfish basket.
6812 RR 620 N., 512/249-5200
Lunchtime finds a crowd enjoying comforting soups and distinctive sandwiches, including the BLT made with fried green tomatoes. Don't overlook the cookies, luxuriously decorated cupcakes, or fabulous pies.
3201 Bee Caves Rd. #106, 512/328-7100