Whip In

Deli/Sandwich Shop, Indian | $$

1950 S. I-35
Austin, 78704
Hours: Daily, 8am-12mid
With a mission to "Whip Indianize" comfort-food classics by adding Indian flavors, Martine Pelegrin has revitalized this family-run business. Her specials change almost daily according to ingredient availability and the season.

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  • Whip In

    Not your typical highway stop-and-shop, here you'll find specialty beers, obscure wines, and locally packaged gourmet foodstuffs

    Rachel Feit, 2009-02-26


  • 2014: Critics Best Work-in-Progress (One Page Salon)
  • 2012: Readers Best Club For Teen Performers
  • 2011: Readers Best Convenience Store
  • 2010: Readers Best Convenience Store
  • 2009: Readers Best Convenience Store (TIE: Whip In; Monarch)
  • 2008: Readers Best Convenience Store
  • 2007: Readers Best Convenience Store
  • 2006: Readers Best Convenience Store (Whip-In)
  • 2005: Readers Best Convenience Store (Whip-In)
  • 2004: Readers Best Gas Station Beer and Wine Selection
  • 1994: Critics Best One-stop Beer Selection



  • 2012: Critics Best Place to Score a Cool Wine from the South of France with a Hot Chana Masala
  • 2010: Critics Favorite Hot and Crispy Snack
  • 2009: Critics Best Hybrid Sandwich
  • 2009: Critics Best Tex-Indianized Chili

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