The Austin Chronicle Restaurant Poll

Readers All-Time Favorites
Each year, readers vote for their favorite restaurants and we publish a list of the top 35 results. Here are the places that made the cut year after year.

Fonda San Miguel ('95,'96,'97,'98,'00,'01,'02,'03,'04,'05,'06,'07,'08,'09,'10,'11,'12)

Eastside Cafe ('95,'96,'97,'98,'00,'01,'02,'03,'04,'05,'06,'08,'09,'10,'11)

Chuy's ('95,'96,'97,'98,'00,'01,'02,'03,'04,'05,'06,'07,'11,'12)
Trudy's ('96,'97,'98,'00,'01,'02,'03,'04,'05,'06,'07,'08,'09,'12)
Z'Tejas ('96,'97,'98,'00,'01,'02,'03,'04,'05,'06,'07,'08,'09,'10)

Castle Hill Cafe ('95,'96,'97,'98,'00,'01,'02,'03,'04,'05,'06,'07,'08)
Vespaio ('00,'01,'02,'03,'04,'05,'06,'07,'08,'09,'10,'11,'12)

Shady Grove ('95,'96,'98,'00,'01,'02,'03,'04,'05,'07,'09,'10)

Asti ('02,'03,'04,'05,'06,'07,'08,'09,'10,'11,'12)
Manuel's ('97,'98,'00,'04,'06,'07,'08,'09,'10,'11,'12)
Mars Restaurant and Bar ('95,'97,'98,'00,'02,'03,'04,'05,'06,'07,'08)
wink ('02,'03,'04,'05,'06,'07,'08,'09,'10,'11,'12)

The Clay Pit ('02,'03,'04,'06,'07,'08,'09,'10,'11,'12)
Eddie V's Prime Seafood ('02,'03,'04,'05,'06,'07,'08,'09,'10,'11)
Jeffrey's ('95,'96,'97,'98,'00,'01,'02,'05,'06,'07)
The Salt Lick ('00,'01,'03,'04,'05,'08,'09,'10,'11,'12)

Bistrot Mirabelle ('00,'01,'02,'03,'04,'05,'06,'07,'08)
Uchi ('04,'05,'06,'07,'08,'09,'10,'11,'12)

Chez Nous ('00,'01,'04,'05,'07,'08,'10,'11)
Curra's Grill ('97,'98,'00,'01,'02,'03,'04,'07)
Hula Hut ('97,'02,'03,'06,'07,'08,'09,'10)
Moonshine Patio Bar & Grill ('05,'06,'07,'08,'09,'10,'11,'12)

Home Slice Pizza ('06,'07,'08,'09,'10,'11,'12)

Chez Zee ('04,'05,'07,'08,'11,'12)
Cypress Grill ('03,'04,'06,'09,'10,'11)

Ararat ('00,'03,'04,'05,'06)
Fino Restaurant Patio & Bar ('08,'09,'10,'11,'12)
Hut's Hamburgers ('96,'97,'98,'00,'01)
Mother's Cafe & Garden ('96,'97,'98,'00,'01)
Paggi House ('06,'09,'10,'11,'12)
parkside ('08,'09,'10,'11,'12)
Sullivan's Steakhouse ('96,'97,'98,'01,'02)

Cafe Josie ('00,'05,'06,'07)
City Grill ('95,'96,'97,'98)
El Sol y la Luna ('97,'98,'00,'03)
Hudson's on the Bend ('96,'01,'02,'05)
Kerbey Lane Cafe ('96,'97,'98,'00)
Kim Phung Chinese & Vietnamese Restaurant ('96,'97,'98,'00)
La Condesa ('09,'10,'11,'12)
Lamberts ('07,'08,'09,'11)
Louie's 106 ('95,'96,'97,'98)
Mezzaluna ('95,'96,'97,'98)
Ranch 616 ('02,'06,'07,'08)
Romeo's ('95,'97,'98,'01)
The Steeping Room ('09,'10,'11,'12)
Suzi's China Kitchen ('96,'98,'00,'01)
Zoot ('98,'00,'02,'05)

219 West ('05,'07,'08)
Basil's ('95,'00,'01)
Chuy's ('08,'09,'10)
Frank & Angie's Pizzeria ('96,'97,'98)
Güero's Taco Bar ('96,'97,'98)
Hoover's Cooking ('00,'03,'04)
Houston's ('96,'97,'98)
Jean-Luc's Bistro ('96,'02,'03)
Justine's Brasserie ('10,'11,'12)
Kenichi ('01,'02,'03)
Matt's El Rancho ('07,'09,'10)
Maudie's Tex-Mex ('04,'08,'09)
Olivia ('10,'11,'12)
Sazón ('07,'08,'09)
County Line ('95,'97,'98)
Threadgill's ('96,'97,'98)

Aquarelle ('02,'03)
Austin Land & Cattle Company ('00,'01)
Austin's Pizza ('02,'06)
Barley Swine ('11,'12)
Bartlett's ('00,'11)
Bellagio Italian Bistro ('04,'05)
The Belmont ('07,'08)
Cafe Spiazzo ('00,'01)
Changos Taqueria ('06,'09)
Chinatown ('97,'08)
CoCo's Cafe ('02,'04)
Doña Emilia's South American Bar & Grill ('04,'05)
Enoteca Vespaio ('07,'08)
Frank ('10,'11)
Hyde Park Bar & Grill ('96,'98)
Imperia ('08,'09)
Austin Java ('05,'06)
Madam Mam's ('03,'04)
Magnolia Cafe ('95,'96)
Mandola's Italian Market ('10,'11)
Mangia Chicago Stuffed Pizza ('95,'96)
Martin Brothers ('95,'96)
Musashino Sushi Dokoro ('02,'06)
Pappadeaux Seafood Kitchen ('95,'97)
Perla's ('11,'12)
Pizza Nizza ('96,'98)
Roaring Fork ('05,'06)
Rocco's Grill ('03,'04)
Ruth's Chris Steak House ('01,'02)
Saba Blue Water Cafe ('01,'05)
Seoul Food ('95,'96)
Skyline Grill ('95,'96)
Starlite ('03,'07)
Titaya's Thai Cuisine ('10,'11)
Uchiko ('11,'12)
Veggie Heaven ('98,'00)

Al Capone's Ristorante Italiano ('97)
Austin's Pizza ('04)
Austin's Pizza ('03)
Bitter End Bistro & Brewery ('95)
Black Star Co-op Pub and Brewery ('12)
Botticelli's ('08)
Brio Vista ('95)
Buenos Aires Cafe ('10)
Cafe 290 ('95)
Cafe Caprice ('06)
Carmelo's Ristorante ('01)
Casa de Luz ('03)
Changos Taqueria ('10)
Chon Som ('09)
Cibo ('08)
CoCo's Cafe ('03)
Pho Công Lý ('01)
Congress ('11)
Contigo ('12)
Crimson ('03)
Cypress Grill ('12)
Dan McKlusky's ('97)
The Driskill Grill ('05)
East Side Show Room ('11)
El Chile Cafe y Cantina ('07)
El Rinconcito ('95)
Elizabeth Street Cafe ('12)
Ella's Ranch ('00)
Enchiladas y Mas ('12)
Finn & Porter ('05)
Five Star BarBQ ('95)
Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine ('02)
Flip's Satellite Cafe ('00)
Foreign & Domestic ('12)
Galaxy Cafe ('04)
Galaxy Cafe ('09)
Gilligan's ('97)
Granite Cafe ('95)
Gumbo's ('02)
Gumbo's of Round Rock ('01)
Hai Ky ('02)
Hickory Street ('97)
HighLife Cafe ('97)
Hill Country Pasta House & Garden Pavilion ('04)
Hill's Cafe ('04)
Hopdoddy Burger Bar ('12)
Iron Works BBQ ('01)
Jack Allen's Kitchen ('10)
Juan in a Million ('06)
Katz's Deli & Bar ('01)
Kome ('12)
Korea House ('98)
Koreana Grill & Sushi Bar ('98)
La Vista at the Hyatt ('95)
Lamberts American Kitchen ('03)
Las Manitas Avenue Cafe ('98)
Lucy's Boatyard ('06)
Mama Fu's Asian House ('09)
Maria's Taco Xpress ('01)
Maudie's Tex-Mex ('07)
Maudie's Tex-Mex ('06)
Maudie's Tex-Mex ('01)
Mighty Fine ('09)
Mikado Ryotei ('03)
North by Northwest Restaurant & Brewery ('02)
P. Terry's Burger Stand ('11)
P.F. Chang's China Bistro ('03)
Pho Công Lý ('00)
Pluckers Wing Bar ('05)
Pluckers Wing Bar ('10)
Polvos ('03)
Ray's Steakhouse ('01)
Rocco's Grill ('05)
Roppolo's Pizzeria ('97)
Rudy's Country Store & Bar-B-Q ('09)
Saccone's Pizza & Subs ('01)
Satay ('97)
Sea Dragon ('96)
Sea Dragon ('02)
Shoreline Grill ('01)
Sunflower Restaurant ('02)
Tacodeli ('12)
Taqueria Arandas ('00)
Tarka Indian Kitchen ('12)
The Tavern ('04)
Texas French Bread ('12)
Thai Kitchen ('98)
Threadgill's ('00)
Torchy's Tacos ('11)
Trudy's ('10)
Truluck's ('07)
Tuscany Market & Vineyard ('05)
West Lynn Cafe ('96)
Xena ('96)
The Yellow Rose ('06)
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