1208 E. 11th
Hours: Mon.-Fri., 8am-12mid; Sat.-Sun., 9am-12mid
There are still some eclectic grocery items here, but the real story is 24 local and craft beer taps and a collection of small plates for happy hour and late-night foragers alike. Breakfast tacos emerge at 8am on weekdays here with a sassy sweet potato option, before Saltimbocca sandwiches steal the spotlight. Wine alternatives include three whites, three reds, a sparkling, as well as a rose by the glass. We wonder if we can still get a Slushie...
For Southerners, this is the familiar food that your granny used to cook. Meat with two sides, done right, and it changes every day. Try the roast beef and sweet-potato pie.
1914 E. 12th, 512/482-0757
This Manor Road pub is geared toward sandwich-loving beer drinkers, and claims fame for fantastic poutine, a Canadian dish featuring french fries topped with cheese curds and drenched in gravy.
2310 Manor Rd., 512/234-6702