408-C E. 43rd
Hours: Lunch: Mon.-Fri., 11am-4pm; Dinner: Mon.-Sat., 5pm-close
Varied Italian regional cuisines and an extensive wine list keep this Hyde Park neighborhood stalwart hopping. The pizza and seafood dishes are terrific, but we always gravitate to the risotto.
Offers traditional Interior Mexican cuisine, including several gluten-free choices. Much of the produce comes from their own garden or local farms. Eggs and chickens come to the table from Vital Farms. Try the Angels on Horseback, or just show up for the famous Sunday brunch.
2330 W. North Loop, 512/459-4121
Comfy furnishings, great wines, surprisingly good food, and reasonable prices keep everybody coming back.
4119 Guadalupe, 512/465-9282