5001 E. Ben White
Hours: Mon.-Sat., 11am-10pm
The menu features appetizers, salads, sandwiches, burgers named for local celebrities, and blue-plate specials such as meat loaf and chicken-fried steak. Try a Lasso Lemonade or Southern Lady if you're looking for libations.
When I heard that the founders of Esther's Follies were opening a restaurant/music venue, two questions immediately came to mind
Located inside the Garfield Public Library, this place is the unlikely source of the best chicken-fried steak and onion rings around. Check out the ethereal chicken-fried steak, unctuous carne guisada, Angus hamburger steak in brown onion gravy, and don't forget to stop by for breakfast.
5121 Albert Brown, Del Valle, 512/563-5765