4006 S. Lamar #1000
Hours: Mon.-Thu., 11am-2:30pm, 5-10pm; Fri., 11am-2:30pm, 5-11pm; Sat, 11:30am-11pm; Sun, noon-10pm
Seek out the more unusual fare here, such as curried Singapore noodles with shrimp and barbecued pork; the Hunan soft-shell crab; crispy, tea-smoked duck; or the Firecracker Prawns.
Longtime lunchtime favorite.
3005 S. Lamar, 512/445-6466
Don't let the nondescript exterior fool you; this is where all of your favorite Vietnamese dishes have been hiding.
4211 S. Lamar Ste. E-1, 512/444-1593
This normally priced Chinese food manages to surpass the mundane, sometimes by a good bit. Vegetarians, try the eggplant in garlic sauce, but make sure you specify "without pork."
1152 S. Lamar, 512/441-8400