The Austin Chronicle Restaurant Poll

2009 Index of Winners

219 West

CLOSED

Runner-up: Readers Appetizer

Honorable mention: Readers Happy Hour/Free or Cheap Deal

Honorable mention: Readers Pub Grub

Honorable mention: Readers Wine List

More about 219 West in our Restaurant Guide

Austin Chronicle Hot Sauce Festival

www.austinchronicle.com/hot-sauce-festival

Winner: Readers Food Event

More about Austin Chronicle Hot Sauce Festival in our Restaurant Guide

Alamo Drafthouse

various locations
www.drafthouse.com/austin/theater/village

Honorable mention: Readers Other Restaurant Worth Noting

More about Alamo Drafthouse in our Restaurant Guide

Alborz Persian Cuisine

CLOSED

Winner: Readers Middle Eastern

More about Alborz Persian Cuisine in our Restaurant Guide

Amy's Ice Creams

various locations
www.amysicecreams.com

Winner: Readers Ice Cream

Honorable mention: Readers Desserts

More about Amy's Ice Creams in our Restaurant Guide

Anderson's Coffee Co.

1601 W. 38th, 512/453-1533
www.andersonscoffee.com

Honorable mention: Readers Coffee

More about Anderson's Coffee Co. in our Restaurant Guide

Aquarelle

Winner: Critics Best Cheap Eats for Two: Continental Class

Winner: Critics Best Exclusive Foodie Splurge (TIE)

Runner-up: Readers French

Honorable mention: Readers Romantic

More about Aquarelle in our Restaurant Guide

Ararat

CLOSED

Runner-up: Readers Middle Eastern

More about Ararat in our Restaurant Guide

Arkie's Grill

CLOSED

Winner: Critics Best Throwback (Way Back) Southern Blueplate Diner

More about Arkie's Grill in our Restaurant Guide

Asia Cafe

8650 Spicewood Springs Rd. #115, 512/331-5788
www.asiacafetx.com/

Winner: Critics Most Authentically Chinese (TIE)

More about Asia Cafe in our Restaurant Guide

Asia Market

8650 Spicewood Springs Rd. #115, 512/331-5780
www.asiamarketaustin.com

Winner: Critics Best Retail-Restaurant Combination (TIE)

More about Asia Market in our Restaurant Guide

Aster's Ethiopian Restaurant

2804 N I-35, 512/469-5966
www.astersethiopian.com

Winner: Readers Other Ethnic

More about Aster's Ethiopian Restaurant in our Restaurant Guide

Asti

408-C E. 43rd, 512/451-1218
www.astiaustin.com

Winner: Critics Best Bowl of Soft Polenta

Winner: Readers Favorites (6)

Runner-up: Readers Italian

Runner-up: Readers Service/Waitstaff

More about Asti in our Restaurant Guide

Ate. Cafe

CLOSED

Winner: Critics Best New Food and Coffee Venue in Lakeway

More about Ate. Cafe in our Restaurant Guide

Austin Diner

5222 Burnet Rd., 512/467-9552
www.austindineronline.com

Honorable mention: Readers American Breakfast

More about Austin Diner in our Restaurant Guide

Austin Land & Cattle

1205 N. Lamar, 512/472-1813
www.alcsteaks.com

Winner: Readers Steak

More about Austin Land & Cattle in our Restaurant Guide

Austin Scoops

9500 Escarpment, 512/535-4489
www.austinscoops.com

Honorable mention: Readers Ice Cream

More about Austin Scoops in our Restaurant Guide

Austin's Pizza

various locations
www.austinspizza.com

Winner: Readers Delivery

Runner-up: Readers Pizza

Runner-up: Readers Takeout

More about Austin's Pizza in our Restaurant Guide

Baby Greens

1508 W Anderson Ln, 512/770-6255
https://www.eatbabygreens.com/

Runner-up: Readers Salad/Dressing

Honorable mention: Readers Fast Food

More about Baby Greens in our Restaurant Guide

Bartlett's

2408 W. Anderson, 512/451-7333
www.bartlettsaustin.com

Honorable mention: Readers Salad/Dressing

Honorable mention: Readers Veggie Burger

More about Bartlett's in our Restaurant Guide

Baskin-Robbins

various locations
www.baskinrobbins.com

Honorable mention: Readers Ice Cream

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Bistrot Mirabelle

CLOSED

Winner: Critics Best Wine Dinners (TIE)

Honorable mention: Readers French

Honorable mention: Readers Wine List

More about Bistrot Mirabelle in our Restaurant Guide

Blue Bell Ice Cream

9427 Middle Fiskville, 512/836-3690

Runner-up: Readers Ice Cream

More about Blue Bell Ice Cream in our Restaurant Guide

Bombay Bistro

4200 S. Lamar, 512/462-7227
10710 Research #126, 512/342-2252
www.bombaybistroaustin.com

Honorable mention: Readers Indian

More about Bombay Bistro in our Restaurant Guide

Bombay Express

13000 N. I-35, Bldg. 12 #216, 512/491-5055
www.bombayexpressaustin.com

Winner: Critics Best South Indian Street Food Eaten at a Table in North Austin

More about Bombay Express in our Restaurant Guide

Broken Spoke

3201 S. Lamar, 512/442-6189
www.brokenspokeaustintx.net

Honorable mention: Readers Chicken-Fried Steak

More about Broken Spoke in our Restaurant Guide

Buffet Palace

4608 West Gate Blvd., 512/892-1800
www.buffetpalace.net

Winner: Readers Buffet (TIE)

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Byblos Falafel & Deli

CLOSED

Winner: Critics Best Lebanese Street Food

More about Byblos Falafel & Deli in our Restaurant Guide

Cafe Blue

12800 Hill Country Blvd. Ste. G-115, Bee Cave, 512/366-5230
340 E. Second, 512/428-5796
www.cafebluetx.com

Winner: Critics Best Brunch on the Lake

More about Cafe Blue in our Restaurant Guide

Cafe de Bella

CLOSED

Winner: Critics Best Meal Twixt a Bun (TIE)

More about Cafe de Bella in our Restaurant Guide

Caffe Teo

CLOSED

Winner: Readers Gelato

Honorable mention: Readers Coffee

More about Caffe Teo in our Restaurant Guide

Cannoli Joe's

CLOSED

Runner-up: Readers Buffet

More about Cannoli Joe's in our Restaurant Guide

Casa de Luz

1701 Toomey, 512/476-2535
www.casadeluz.org

Honorable mention: Readers Vegetables

Honorable mention: Readers Vegetarian Dish

Honorable mention: Readers Vegetarian Natural

More about Casa de Luz in our Restaurant Guide

Casino el Camino

517 E. Sixth, 512/469-9330
www.casinoelcamino.net

Runner-up: Readers Hamburger

Honorable mention: Readers Pub Grub

More about Casino el Camino in our Restaurant Guide

Castle Hill Cafe

CLOSED

Runner-up: Readers Place We Wish Were Still Open

More about Castle Hill Cafe in our Restaurant Guide

Central Market North

4001 N. Lamar, 512/206-1000
https://centralmarket.com/austin-north-lamar-events-and-menus

Runner-up: Readers Bread

Runner-up: Readers Gelato

Runner-up: Readers Soup

More about Central Market North in our Restaurant Guide

Central Market South

4477 S. Lamar, 512/899-4300
https://centralmarket.com/austin-westgate-events-and-menus

Winner: Readers Grocery

Honorable mention: Readers Place to Take Kids

More about Central Market South in our Restaurant Guide

Changos Taqueria

Winner: Readers Favorites (20)

Runner-up: Readers Taqueria

More about Changos Taqueria in our Restaurant Guide

Chen's Noodle House

6705 W Hwy 290, 512/892-8888
8650 Spicewood Springs Rd. #127, 512/336-8888
chensnoodlehouseaustin.com/

Winner: Critics Most Authentically Chinese (TIE)

More about Chen's Noodle House in our Restaurant Guide

Chez Nous

510 Neches, 512/473-2413
www.cheznousaustin.com

Winner: Readers French

Runner-up: Readers Romantic

More about Chez Nous in our Restaurant Guide

Chez Zee

5406 Balcones Dr., 512/454-2666
www.chez-zee.com

Winner: Readers Desserts

Runner-up: Readers Sunday Brunch

Honorable mention: Readers French

More about Chez Zee in our Restaurant Guide

Chinatown

107 W. Fifth, 512/637-8888
2712 Bee Caves Rd., 512/328-6588
3407 Greystone, 512/343-9307
www.austinchinatown.com

Winner: Critics Dim Sum for the True Aficionados (TIE)

Winner: Readers Chinese

Winner: Readers Dim Sum

More about Chinatown in our Restaurant Guide

Chon Som

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Winner: Readers Favorites (12)

Runner-up: Readers Tofu Dish

Honorable mention: Readers Soup

Honorable mention: Readers Sushi

Honorable mention: Readers Thai

More about Chon Som in our Restaurant Guide

Chuy's

various locations
www.chuys.com

Winner: Readers Chile-Pepper Dish

Winner: Readers Chips and Hot Sauce

Winner: Readers Enchiladas

Winner: Readers Favorites (14)

Winner: Readers Tex-Mex

Honorable mention: Readers Taco

More about Chuy's in our Restaurant Guide

Cisco's

1511 E. Sixth, 512/478-2420
www.facebook.com/CiscosRestaurant

Honorable mention: Readers Mexican Breakfast

More about Cisco's in our Restaurant Guide

Cissi's Market & Wine Bar

CLOSED

Winner: Critics Most Adorable Quail Eggs

More about Cissi's Market & Wine Bar in our Restaurant Guide

Conans Pizza

2018 W. Stassney, 512/441-6754
2438 W. Anderson, 512/459-3222
www.conanspizza.com

Honorable mention: Readers Pizza

More about Conans Pizza in our Restaurant Guide

Corazon at Castle Hill CLOSED

CLOSED

Winner: Critics Phoenix Rising From the Ashes Award

More about Corazon at Castle Hill CLOSED in our Restaurant Guide

Counter Cafe

1914-A E. Sixth, 512/351-9961
www.countercafe.com

Winner: Critics Best 21st-Century Diner

Honorable mention: Readers American Breakfast

More about Counter Cafe in our Restaurant Guide

County Line

5204 FM 2222, 512/346-3664
6500 Bee Caves Rd., 512/327-1742
www.countyline.com

Runner-up: Readers Barbecue

More about County Line in our Restaurant Guide

Cover 3

1717 W. Sixth, 512/982-1550
2700 W. Anderson #202, 512/374-1121
www.cover-3.com

Honorable mention: Readers New Restaurant

More about Cover 3 in our Restaurant Guide

Crown & Anchor Pub

2911 San Jacinto, 512/322-9168
www.crownandanchorpub.com

Honorable mention: Readers Pub Grub

More about Crown & Anchor Pub in our Restaurant Guide

Curra's Grill

614 E. Oltorf, 512/444-0012
www.currasgrill.com

Winner: Critics Your Holiday (including Chanukah!) Tamale Headquarters

Honorable mention: Readers Mexican (Not Tex-Mex)

Honorable mention: Readers Mexican Breakfast

More about Curra's Grill in our Restaurant Guide

Cypress Grill

4404-L W. William Cannon, 512/358-7474
www.cypressgrill.net

Winner: Readers Favorites (28)

Runner-up: Readers Cajun/Creole

More about Cypress Grill in our Restaurant Guide

Din Ho Chinese BBQ

8557 Research #116, 512/832-8788
www.dinhochinesebbq.com

Honorable mention: Readers Chinese

Honorable mention: Readers Dim Sum

More about Din Ho Chinese BBQ in our Restaurant Guide

Dirty Martin's Place

2808 Guadalupe, 512/477-3173
www.dirtymartins.com

Honorable mention: Readers Hamburger

More about Dirty Martin's Place in our Restaurant Guide

Dog Almighty

Winner: Readers Hot Dog (TIE)

More about Dog Almighty in our Restaurant Guide

Dolce Vita

CLOSED

Honorable mention: Readers Gelato

More about Dolce Vita in our Restaurant Guide

Draught House Pub & Brewery

4112 Medical Pkwy., 512/452-6258
www.draughthouse.com

Honorable mention: Readers Beer Selection

More about Draught House Pub & Brewery in our Restaurant Guide

East Side Pies

1401 Rosewood Ave., 512/524-0933
5312 Airport Blvd. Ste. G, 512/454-7437
13265 Hwy. 183 N. Ste. B, 512/488-9585
www.eastsidepies.com

Honorable mention: Readers Pizza

More about East Side Pies in our Restaurant Guide

Eastside Cafe

CLOSED

Winner: Critics Best and First Restaurant Garden

Winner: Readers Favorites (23)

Runner-up: Readers Vegetables

More about Eastside Cafe in our Restaurant Guide

Eat Out In

www.eatoutin.com

Honorable mention: Readers Delivery

More about Eat Out In in our Restaurant Guide

Eddie V's Prime Seafood

301 E. Fifth, 512/472-1860
www.eddiev.com

Winner: Readers Favorites (4)

Winner: Readers Seafood Dish

Runner-up: Readers Steak

Honorable mention: Readers Appetizer

More about Eddie V's Prime Seafood in our Restaurant Guide

Einstein Bros. Bagels

various locations
www.einsteinbros.com

Winner: Readers Bagels

More about Einstein Bros. Bagels in our Restaurant Guide

El Chile Cafe y Cantina

Honorable mention: Readers Chile-Pepper Dish

Honorable mention: Readers Chips and Hot Sauce

More about El Chile Cafe y Cantina in our Restaurant Guide

El Chilito Tacos y Cafe

various locations
www.elchilito.com

Honorable mention: Readers Taco

Honorable mention: Readers Taqueria

More about El Chilito Tacos y Cafe in our Restaurant Guide

El Sunzal

642 Calles, 512/474-7749
www.facebook.com/El-Sunzal-Restaurant-111518158888983/

Winner: Critics Best Caribbean Basin Delights

More about El Sunzal in our Restaurant Guide

Enchiladas y Mas

1911 W. Anderson, 866/841-0948
www.enchiladasymas.com

Honorable mention: Readers Enchiladas

More about Enchiladas y Mas in our Restaurant Guide

Enoteca Vespaio

1610 S. Congress, 512/441-7672
www.austinvespaio.com/enoteca

Winner: Critics Best Charcuterie

More about Enoteca Vespaio in our Restaurant Guide

Evangeline Cafe

8106 Brodie, 512/282-2586
www.evangelinecafe.com

Honorable mention: Readers Cajun/Creole

More about Evangeline Cafe in our Restaurant Guide

Fadó Irish Pub & Restaurant

CLOSED

Runner-up: Readers Pub Grub

More about Fadó Irish Pub & Restaurant in our Restaurant Guide

Fiesta

3909 N. I-35, 512/406-3900
5510 S. I-35, 512/373-7800
www.fiestamart.com

Winner: Readers Ethnic Market

More about Fiesta in our Restaurant Guide

Fino Restaurant Patio & Bar

CLOSED

Winner: Readers Appetizer

Winner: Readers Favorites (2)

Honorable mention: Readers Service/Waitstaff

Honorable mention: Readers Sunday Brunch

Honorable mention: Readers Wine List

More about Fino Restaurant Patio & Bar in our Restaurant Guide

Five Guys Burgers and Fries

3208-B Guadalupe, 512/452-4300
www.fiveguys.com

Honorable mention: Readers French Fries

More about Five Guys Burgers and Fries in our Restaurant Guide

Flip Happy Crepes

CLOSED

Honorable mention: Readers French

Honorable mention: Readers Street Food

More about Flip Happy Crepes in our Restaurant Guide

Flying Saucer

CLOSED

Runner-up: Readers Beer Selection

Runner-up: Readers Patio/Beer Garden

More about Flying Saucer in our Restaurant Guide

Fonda San Miguel

2330 W. North Loop, 512/459-4121
www.fondasanmiguel.com

Winner: Readers Favorites (16)

Winner: Readers Mexican (Not Tex-Mex)

Runner-up: Readers Decor

Runner-up: Readers Place to Take Parents

Runner-up: Readers Sunday Brunch

Honorable mention: Readers Buffet

More about Fonda San Miguel in our Restaurant Guide

FoodHeads

616 W. 34th, 512/420-8400
www.foodheads.com

Honorable mention: Readers Sandwich

More about FoodHeads in our Restaurant Guide

Freddie's Place

CLOSED

Runner-up: Readers Place to Take Kids

More about Freddie's Place in our Restaurant Guide

Fricano's Deli

CLOSED

Runner-up: Readers Other Restaurant Worth Noting

Honorable mention: Readers Sandwich

More about Fricano's Deli in our Restaurant Guide

Galaxy Cafe

various locations
www.galaxycafeaustin.com

Winner: Readers Favorites (31)

Honorable mention: Readers American

Honorable mention: Readers American Breakfast

Honorable mention: Readers Comfort Food

Honorable mention: Readers Salad/Dressing

Honorable mention: Readers Sunday Brunch

Honorable mention: Readers Veggie Burger

More about Galaxy Cafe in our Restaurant Guide

Golden Corral

7300 S. I-35, 512/383-8545
12509 N. Lamar, 512/973-8264
www.goldencorral.net

Honorable mention: Readers Buffet

More about Golden Corral in our Restaurant Guide

Golden Wok

500 Canyon Ridge Ste. 500-I, 512/228-3688
www.golden-wok.com

Honorable mention: Readers Dim Sum

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Great Harvest Bread Co.

3201 Bee Cave Rd. #126, 512/329-9216
www.austintexas.greatharvestbread.com

Honorable mention: Readers Bread

More about Great Harvest Bread Co. in our Restaurant Guide

Green Mesquite BBQ

1400 Barton Springs Rd., 512/479-0485
www.greenmesquite.net

Honorable mention: Readers Barbecue

More about Green Mesquite BBQ in our Restaurant Guide

Green Pastures Restaurant

CLOSED

Honorable mention: Readers Sunday Brunch

More about Green Pastures Restaurant in our Restaurant Guide

Gumbo's

CLOSED

Winner: Readers Cajun/Creole

Honorable mention: Readers Seafood Dish

More about Gumbo's in our Restaurant Guide

H-E-B

1000 E. 41st., 512/459-6513
2508 E. Riverside Dr.

Honorable mention: Readers Grocery

More about H-E-B in our Restaurant Guide

Hai Ky

1931-B E. Oltorf, 512/693-2464
www.hai-ky.com

Runner-up: Readers Bowl of Pho

Honorable mention: Readers Vietnamese

More about Hai Ky in our Restaurant Guide

hey cupcake!

1511 S. Congress, 512/476-2253
5530 Burnet Rd., 512/476-2253
www.heycupcake.com

Winner: Critics Best Excuse to Take Your Kids Out for Dessert (TIE)

Winner: Readers Street Food

Honorable mention: Readers Desserts

More about hey cupcake! in our Restaurant Guide

Hill's Cafe

CLOSED

Runner-up: Readers Chicken-Fried Steak

More about Hill's Cafe in our Restaurant Guide

Holy Cacao

1311 S. First, 512/851-2253
www.theholycacao.com

Honorable mention: Readers Street Food

More about Holy Cacao in our Restaurant Guide

Home Slice Pizza

501 E. 53rd, 512/707-7437
1421 S. Congress, 512/444-7437
1415 S. Congress, 512/444-7437
www.homeslicepizza.com

Winner: Readers Favorites (17)

Winner: Readers Pizza

More about Home Slice Pizza in our Restaurant Guide

Hoover's Cooking

2002 Manor Rd., 512/479-5006
www.hooverscooking.com

Winner: Readers Chicken-Fried Steak (TIE)

Winner: Readers Comfort Food

Runner-up: Readers American

Honorable mention: Readers Chicken Dish

Honorable mention: Readers Vegetables

More about Hoover's Cooking in our Restaurant Guide

Hudson's on the Bend

CLOSED

Winner: Critics Best Slice of Buffalo With Designer Spuds

Winner: Readers Wild-Game Dish

More about Hudson's on the Bend in our Restaurant Guide

Hula Hut

3825 Lake Austin Blvd., 512/476-4852
www.hulahutaustin.com

Winner: Readers Favorites (35)

Honorable mention: Readers Chips and Hot Sauce

Honorable mention: Readers Place to Take Parents

More about Hula Hut in our Restaurant Guide

Hut's Hamburgers

CLOSED

Winner: Readers Hamburger (TIE)

Runner-up: Readers Veggie Burger

Honorable mention: Readers Bargain Dish

Honorable mention: Readers French Fries

More about Hut's Hamburgers in our Restaurant Guide

Hyde Park Bar & Grill

4206 Duval, 512/458-3168
4521 Westgate Blvd., 512/899-2700
www.hpbng.com

Winner: Readers French Fries

Runner-up: Readers Mixologist

Honorable mention: Readers Chicken-Fried Steak

More about Hyde Park Bar & Grill in our Restaurant Guide

III Forks

111 Lavaca, 512/474-1776
www.iiiforks.com

Honorable mention: Readers Steak

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Imperia

310 Colorado, 512/472-6770
www.imperiaaustin.com

Winner: Readers Favorites (8)

Winner: Readers Other Asian

Runner-up: Readers Appetizer

Runner-up: Readers Dim Sum

Runner-up: Readers Japanese

Runner-up: Readers Sushi

Honorable mention: Readers Chinese

Honorable mention: Readers Decor

Honorable mention: Readers Happy Hour/Free or Cheap Deal

Honorable mention: Readers Romantic

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Indian Palace

CLOSED

Honorable mention: Readers Indian

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Jade Leaves TeaHouse

CLOSED

Runner-up: Readers Other Asian

More about Jade Leaves TeaHouse in our Restaurant Guide

Jason's Deli

various locations
www.jasonsdeli.com

Honorable mention: Readers Soup

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Jeffrey's

1204 W. Lynn, 512/477-5584
www.jeffreysofaustin.com

Honorable mention: Readers Romantic

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Jimmy John's Gourmet Sandwiches

various locations
www.jimmyjohns.com

Runner-up: Readers Sandwich

Honorable mention: Readers Delivery

More about Jimmy John's Gourmet Sandwiches in our Restaurant Guide

Jo's Coffee

242 W. Second, 512/469-9003
1300 S. Congress, 512/444-3800
www.joscoffee.com

Runner-up: Readers Coffee

More about Jo's Coffee in our Restaurant Guide

Juan in a Million

2300 E. Cesar Chavez, 512/472-3872
www.juaninamillion.com

Winner: Readers Bargain Dish

Winner: Readers Mexican Breakfast

More about Juan in a Million in our Restaurant Guide

Kahuna's Tiki Bar & Grill

CLOSED

Honorable mention: Readers Other Ethnic

More about Kahuna's Tiki Bar & Grill in our Restaurant Guide

Katz's Deli & Bar

CLOSED

Honorable mention: Readers Bagels

Honorable mention: Readers Late Night/All Night

More about Katz's Deli & Bar in our Restaurant Guide

Kenichi

CLOSED

Honorable mention: Readers Japanese

Honorable mention: Readers Japanese

More about Kenichi in our Restaurant Guide

Kerbey Lane Cafe

various locations
https://www.kerbeylanecafe.com/locations/mueller-now-open

Winner: Readers American Breakfast

Runner-up: Readers Late Night/All Night

More about Kerbey Lane Cafe in our Restaurant Guide

Kim Phung Chinese & Vietnamese Restaurant

7601-I N. Lamar, 512/451-2464
www.kimphungaustin.com

Winner: Readers Bowl of Pho

Runner-up: Readers Vietnamese

More about Kim Phung Chinese & Vietnamese Restaurant in our Restaurant Guide

Korea Garden

CLOSED

Runner-up: Readers Korean

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Korea House

2700 W. Anderson, 512/458-2477
koreahouseaustin.com/

Winner: Readers Korean

More about Korea House in our Restaurant Guide

Koreana Grill & Sushi Bar

CLOSED

Runner-up: Readers Korean

More about Koreana Grill & Sushi Bar in our Restaurant Guide

Koriente Restaurant & Tea House

621 E. Seventh, 512/275-0852
www.koriente.com

Honorable mention: Readers Korean

More about Koriente Restaurant & Tea House in our Restaurant Guide

La Condesa

400-A W. Second, 512/499-0300
www.lacondesa.com/austin

Winner: Critics Best New Cocktails

Winner: Critics Best Octopus Dish

Winner: Readers Favorites (18)

Winner: Readers New Restaurant

Runner-up: Readers Chef

Runner-up: Readers Mexican (Not Tex-Mex)

Honorable mention: Readers Chile-Pepper Dish

Honorable mention: Readers Decor

Honorable mention: Readers Mixologist

Honorable mention: Readers Service/Waitstaff

More about La Condesa in our Restaurant Guide

La Dolce Vita at Laguna Gloria

3809 W. 35th, 512/458-8191
www.amoa.org

Honorable mention: Readers Food Event

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La Madeleine

701-G South Capital of Texas Hwy., 512/306-1998
9828 Great Hills Trail #650, 512/502-2474
www.lamadeleine.com

Honorable mention: Readers French

More about La Madeleine in our Restaurant Guide

Lamberts

401 W. Second, 512/494-1500
www.lambertsaustin.com

Winner: Readers Favorites (32)

Honorable mention: Readers Barbecue

Honorable mention: Readers Steak

More about Lamberts in our Restaurant Guide

Lammes Candies

various locations
www.lammes.com

Honorable mention: Readers Local Chocolate

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Las Manitas Avenue Cafe

www.savelasmanitas.org/en

Winner: Readers Place We Wish Were Still Open

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Le Soleil

CLOSED

Winner: Critics Best Beef That’s Not a Prime-Aged Rib Eye (TIE)

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Leaf

115 W. Sixth, 512/474-5323
www.leafsalad.com

Winner: Readers Salad/Dressing

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Little Thailand

CLOSED

Honorable mention: Readers Restaurant Within 60 Miles

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Little Woodrow's

6301 Parmer, 512/918-2337
9500 S. I-35 #100, 512/282-2336
520 W. Sixth, 512/477-2337
www.littlewoodrows.com

Honorable mention: Readers Beer Selection

More about Little Woodrow's in our Restaurant Guide

Lucky Dog

CLOSED

Honorable mention: Readers Hot Dog

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Madam Mam's

2514 Guadalupe, 512/472-8306
2700 Anderson, # 419, 512/371-9930
www.madammam.com

Winner: Critics Kao Soi Just Like in Chiang Mai (or Better)

Runner-up: Readers Thai

Honorable mention: Readers Tofu Dish

More about Madam Mam's in our Restaurant Guide

Magnolia Cafe

1920 S. Congress, 512/445-0000
www.magnoliacafeaustin.com

Winner: Readers Late Night/All Night

Runner-up: Readers American Breakfast

More about Magnolia Cafe in our Restaurant Guide

Mama Fu's Asian House

various locations
www.mamafusaustin.com

Winner: Readers Favorites (29)

Runner-up: Readers Bargain Dish

Runner-up: Readers Other Asian

Runner-up: Readers Takeout

More about Mama Fu's Asian House in our Restaurant Guide

Mandola's Italian Kitchen

various locations
www.mandolas.com

Honorable mention: Readers Ethnic Market

Honorable mention: Readers Italian

More about Mandola's Italian Kitchen in our Restaurant Guide

Mangia Chicago Stuffed Pizza

various locations
www.mangiapizza.com

Runner-up: Readers Pizza

More about Mangia Chicago Stuffed Pizza in our Restaurant Guide

Manuel's

310 Congress, 512/472-7555
10201 Jollyville Rd., 512/345-1042
www.manuels.com

Winner: Readers Favorites (7)

Winner: Readers Place to Take Parents (TIE)

Runner-up: Readers Chile-Pepper Dish

Runner-up: Readers Enchiladas

Runner-up: Readers Happy Hour/Free or Cheap Deal

Runner-up: Readers Mexican (Not Tex-Mex)

Honorable mention: Readers Seafood Dish

Honorable mention: Readers Service/Waitstaff

Honorable mention: Readers Soup

Honorable mention: Readers Takeout

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Marakesh Cafe & Grill

CLOSED

Honorable mention: Readers Middle Eastern

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Marble Slab Creamery

various locations
www.marbleslab.com

Honorable mention: Readers Ice Cream

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Mars Restaurant and Bar

CLOSED

Runner-up: Readers Place We Wish Were Still Open

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Matt's El Rancho

2613 S. Lamar, 512/462-9333
www.mattselrancho.com

Winner: Readers Favorites (22)

Honorable mention: Readers Enchiladas

Honorable mention: Readers Tex-Mex

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Maudie's Tex-Mex

various locations
www.maudies.com

Winner: Readers Favorites (25)

Runner-up: Readers Chips and Hot Sauce

Runner-up: Readers Mexican Breakfast

Runner-up: Readers Tex-Mex

Honorable mention: Readers Enchiladas

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Málaga

CLOSED

Winner: Critics Best Meatballs

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Mighty Fine

10515 MoPac N. #205, 512/524-2400
5601 Brodie #1300, Sunset Valley, 512/735-2800
201 University Oaks Blvd. #1380, Round Rock, 512/381-3310
www.mightyfineburgers.com

Winner: Readers Favorites (27)

Winner: Readers Hot Dog (TIE)

Runner-up: Readers French Fries

Runner-up: Readers Hamburger

Runner-up: Readers New Restaurant

Honorable mention: Readers American

Honorable mention: Readers Fast Food

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Miles of Chocolate

Available in various stores across Austin,, 512/632-3323
www.milesofchocolate.com

Winner: Readers Local Chocolate

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Moonshine Patio Bar & Grill

303 Red River, 512/236-9599
www.moonshinegrill.com

Winner: Critics Best Porcine Lollipop

Winner: Readers American

Winner: Readers Buffet (TIE)

Winner: Readers Favorites (3)

Winner: Readers Sunday Brunch

Honorable mention: Readers Appetizer

Honorable mention: Readers Comfort Food

Honorable mention: Readers Place to Take Parents

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Mother's Cafe & Garden

4215 Duval St., 512/451-3994
www.motherscafeaustin.com

Winner: Readers Vegetarian Dish

Winner: Readers Vegetarian Natural

Honorable mention: Readers Veggie Burger

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Mozart's Coffee Roasters

3825 Lake Austin Blvd., 512/477-2900
mozartscoffee.com

Runner-up: Readers Coffee

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Mr. Natural

2414-A S. Lamar, 512/916-9223
1901 E. Cesar Chavez, 512/477-5228
www.mrnatural-austin.com

Runner-up: Readers Vegetarian Natural

Honorable mention: Readers Vegetarian Dish

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MT Supermarket

10901 N. Lamar, 512/454-4804
www.mtsupermarket.com

Honorable mention: Readers Ethnic Market

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Musashino Sushi Dokoro

2905 San Gabriel St, Ste 200, 512/795-8593
www.musashinosushi.com

Runner-up: Readers Japanese

Honorable mention: Readers Sushi

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Niki's Pizza

1100 Center Ridge #320, 512/989-6868
www.nikipizza.com

Winner: Critics Best New York Neighborhood Pizzeria

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Nonna Gina's Italian Restaurant

214 N. Main St., Buda, 512/523-8192
www.nonnaginas.com

Winner: Critics Best Little Italian Joint in Buda

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Nothing Bundt Cakes

2785 Bee Cave Rd. Ste. 333, 512/329-8333
www.nothingbundtcakes.com

Winner: Critics Most Comforting Pound Cake

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Nubian Queen Lola's Cajun Soul Food Kitchen

CLOSED

Winner: Critics Most Regal Cajun Soul Food With a Social Conscience

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Olive Garden Italian Restaurant

8833 Burnet Rd., 512/459-0701
3940 S. Lamar, 512/440-0131
www.olivegarden.com

Honorable mention: Readers Salad/Dressing

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Olivia

CLOSED

Winner: Critics Best Farm-to-Table Brunch

Winner: Critics Most Creative Use of Parts

Runner-up: Readers New Restaurant

Honorable mention: Readers Decor

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Opal Divine's

various locations
www.opaldivines.com

Honorable mention: Readers Patio/Beer Garden

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P. Terry's Burger Stand

various locations
www.pterrys.com

Winner: Critics Dog-Friendliest Patio Near Barton Springs

Winner: Readers Fast Food

Winner: Readers Hamburger (TIE)

Winner: Readers Veggie Burger

Runner-up: Readers French Fries

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P.F. Chang's China Bistro

201 San Jacinto, 512/457-8300
10114 Jollyville, 512/231-0208
www.pfchangs.com

Runner-up: Readers Chinese

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Paggi House

CLOSED

Winner: Critics Best Restaurant Makeover and Outdoor Dining South of Lady Bird Lake

Winner: Readers Favorites (33)

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Panera Bread

9901 Capital of TX Hwy. N., 512/795-7308
2805 Bee Caves Rd., 512/732-0234
4625 W. William Cannon, 512/358-8600
https://www.panerabread.com/

Runner-up: Readers Bagels

Runner-up: Readers Bagels

Honorable mention: Readers Bread

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Pao's Mandarin House

2300 Lohmans Spur #134, Lakeway, 512/263-8869
www.paosmandarinhouse.blogspot.com

Winner: Critics Most Authentically Chinese (TIE)

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Parkside

301 E. Sixth, 512/474-9898
www.parkside-austin.com

Winner: Critics Best Bag of Hot Doughnut Holes

Winner: Readers Favorites (5)

Runner-up: Readers Bargain Dish

Runner-up: Readers Chef

Runner-up: Readers Chicken Dish

Honorable mention: Readers American

Honorable mention: Readers Appetizer

Honorable mention: Readers Late Night/All Night

Honorable mention: Readers Seafood Dish

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Pei Wei Asian Diner

various locations
www.peiwei.com

Winner: Readers Takeout

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Perla's

1400 S. Congress, 512/291-7300
www.perlasaustin.com

Winner: Critics Best Caesar Cocktail

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Phara's

CLOSED

Honorable mention: Readers Middle Eastern

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Phil's Icehouse

13265 Hwy. 183 N., 512/257-8750
2901 S. Lamar, 512/707-8704
5620 Burnet Rd., 512/524-1212
www.philsicehouse.com

Winner: Readers Place to Take Kids

Honorable mention: Readers Hamburger

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Pho Saigon

10901 N. Lamar Ste. A-108, 512/821-1022
www.phosaigonnoodlehouse.com

Honorable mention: Readers Bowl of Pho

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Pho Thaison

various locations
www.phothaison.com

Honorable mention: Readers Bowl of Pho

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Pho Van

8557 Research #120, 512/832-5595

Honorable mention: Readers Bowl of Pho

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Phoenicia Bakery & Deli

2912 S. Lamar, 512/447-4444
4701-A Burnet Rd., 512/323-6770
www.phoeniciabakery.com

Winner: Critics Best Pork Product

Winner: Critics Best Thing to Drip All Over the Front of Ed Ward’s (or Anybody’s) Shirt

Runner-up: Readers Ethnic Market

Honorable mention: Readers Middle Eastern

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Pluckers Wing Bar

various locations
www.pluckers.com

Winner: Readers Chicken Dish

Winner: Readers Pub Grub (TIE)

Runner-up: Readers Delivery

Runner-up: Readers Service/Waitstaff

Honorable mention: Readers American

Honorable mention: Readers Bargain Dish

Honorable mention: Readers French Fries

Honorable mention: Readers Late Night/All Night

Honorable mention: Readers Takeout

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Polvos

360 Nueces #10, 512/494-4064
2004 S. First, 512/441-5446
14735 Bratton Ln., 512/251-5596
www.polvosaustin.com

Honorable mention: Readers Chips and Hot Sauce

Honorable mention: Readers Mexican (Not Tex-Mex)

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Quack's 43rd Street Bakery

411 E. 43rd, 512/453-3399
www.quacksbakery.com

Winner: Critics Best Latte Art

Honorable mention: Readers Full-Service Bakery

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Quality Seafood Market

5621 Airport, 512/452-3820
www.qualityseafood.wordpress.com

Winner: Critics Best Crawfish

Winner: Critics Best Retail-Restaurant Combination (TIE)

Runner-up: Readers Seafood Dish

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R.O.'s Outpost

22518 Hwy. 71 #2, Spicewood, 512/264-1169
www.fb.com/pages/ros-outpost/105064862864160

Winner: Critics Best Secret Use of Jalapeño Peppers

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Ranch 616

616 Nueces, 512/479-7616
www.theranch616.com

Honorable mention: Readers Wild-Game Dish

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Romeo's

Winner: Readers Romantic

Honorable mention: Readers Italian

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Roppolo's Pizzeria

various locations
www.roppolos.com

Honorable mention: Readers Street Food

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Ruby's BBQ

CLOSED

Honorable mention: Readers Barbecue

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Rudy's Country Store & Bar-B-Q

various locations
www.rudysbbq.com

Winner: Readers Favorites (34)

Runner-up: Readers Barbecue

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Ruth's Chris Steak House

107 W. Sixth, 512/477-7884
www.ruthschris-austin.com

Honorable mention: Readers Steak

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Saltgrass Steak House

10614 Research, 512/340-0040
2300 N. I-35, Round Rock, 512/238-0091
www.saltgrass.com

Runner-up: Readers Steak

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Salvation Pizza

11501 Rock Rose Ave., 512/832-6561
624 W. 34th, 512/535-0076
51 Rainey, 512/499-0105
www.salvationpizza.com

Honorable mention: Readers Pizza

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Santa Rita Tex Mex Cantina

1206 W. 38th, 512/419-7482
www.santaritacantina.com

Honorable mention: Readers Tex-Mex

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Sarovar Indian Cuisine

8440 Burnet Rd. #100, 512/454-8636
www.sarovar.net

Runner-up: Readers Indian

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Sazón

1816 S. Lamar, 512/326-4395
www.sazonaustin.com

Winner: Readers Favorites (24)

Runner-up: Readers Mexican (Not Tex-Mex)

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São Paulo's Restaurante

CLOSED

Honorable mention: Readers Other Ethnic

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Scholz Garten

1607 San Jacinto, 512/474-1958
www.scholzgarten.com/

Honorable mention: Readers Patio/Beer Garden

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Shady Grove

CLOSED

Winner: Readers Favorites (30)

Winner: Readers Patio/Beer Garden

Runner-up: Readers Hot Dog

Honorable mention: Readers Chicken-Fried Steak

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Shanghai Chinese Restaurant

6718 Middle Fiskville Rd, 512/458-8088
6718 Middle Fiskville, 512/458-8088
https://shanghaichinesedimsum.com/

Winner: Critics Dim Sum for the True Aficionados (TIE)

Runner-up: Readers Dim Sum

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Shoal Creek Saloon

909 N. Lamar, 512/474-0805
www.shoalcreeksaloon.com

Honorable mention: Readers Cajun/Creole

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Shuggie's

CLOSED

Winner: Critics Most Decadent Use of Bacon

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Snow’s BBQ

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Sonic

various locations
www.sonicdrivein.com

Runner-up: Readers Hot Dog

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Spec's

various locations
www.specsonline.com

Winner: Critics Best Frito Pie

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Star of India

2900 W. Anderson Ste. 12-D, 512/452-8199
www.starofindiaaustin.com

Honorable mention: Readers Indian

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Star Seeds Cafe

3101 Interstate 35 Frontage Rd, 512/478-7107
www.starseedscafe.com

Honorable mention: Readers Late Night/All Night

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Starbucks Coffee

various locations
www.starbucks.com

Winner: Readers Coffee

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Starlite

CLOSED

Honorable mention: Readers Place We Wish Were Still Open

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Sugar Mama's Bakeshop

1905-A S. First, 512/448-3727
2406-B Manor Rd., 512/220-7296
www.sugarmamasbakeshop.com

Winner: Critics Best Excuse to Take Your Kids Out for Dessert (TIE)

Honorable mention: Readers Full-Service Bakery

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Sullivan's Steakhouse

CLOSED

Runner-up: Readers Steak

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Sunflower Restaurant

8557 Research #146, 512/339-7860

Winner: Critics Best Beef That’s Not a Prime-Aged Rib Eye (TIE)

Winner: Readers Vietnamese

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Sushi Saké Japanese Cuisine

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Suzi's China Kitchen

CLOSED

Honorable mention: Readers Chinese

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Sweetish Hill Bakery & Cafe

1120 W. Sixth, 512/472-1347
www.sweetishhill.com

Runner-up: Readers Full-Service Bakery

Honorable mention: Readers Bread

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T&S Chinese Restaurant

10014 N. Lamar, 512/339-8434

Winner: Critics Best Nonsecret Use of Jalapeños

Honorable mention: Readers Dim Sum

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Taco Bell

311 S. Lamar, 512/469-0444
1910 Airport, 512/442-5395
www.tacobell.com

Honorable mention: Readers Fast Food

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Taco Cabana

2117 W. Ben White
various locations
www.tacocabana.com

Honorable mention: Readers Fast Food

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Taco Shack

various locations
www.tacoshack.com

Honorable mention: Readers Taco

Honorable mention: Readers Taqueria

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Tacodeli

various locations
www.tacodeli.com

Runner-up: Readers Taco

Runner-up: Readers Taqueria

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Taqueria Arandas

various locations

Honorable mention: Readers Taqueria

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Taste of Austin

www.tasteofaustin.org

Runner-up: Readers Food Event

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Taste Select Wines

CLOSED

Winner: Critics Best Ever-Changing Wine List and Menu

Runner-up: Readers Wine List

Runner-up: Readers Wine List

Honorable mention: Readers Romantic

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Tâm Deli & Cafe

8222 N. Lamar Ste. D-33, 512/834-6458
www.fb.com/tamdeliandcafe

Winner: Critics Best Meal Twixt a Bun (TIE)

Honorable mention: Readers Vietnamese

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Texadelphia

various locations
www.texadelphia.com

Runner-up: Readers Sandwich

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Texas French Bread

various locations
www.texasfrenchbread.com

Winner: Readers Bread (TIE)

Honorable mention: Readers Full-Service Bakery

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Texas Land & Cattle

CLOSED

Honorable mention: Readers Steak

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Thai Fresh

909 W. Mary, 512/494-6436
www.thai-fresh.com

Winner: Critics Totally Texas Thai

Honorable mention: Readers Ethnic Market

Honorable mention: Readers Takeout

Honorable mention: Readers Thai

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Thai Kitchen

3437 Bee Caves Rd., 512/328-3538
3009 Guadalupe, 512/474-2575
www.thaikitchenofaustin.com

Winner: Readers Thai (TIE)

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Thai Passion CLOSED

CLOSED

Winner: Readers Thai (TIE)

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The Best Wurst

Sixth & San Jacinto, Sixth & Red River, 512/912-9545
www.thebestwurst.com

Runner-up: Readers Hot Dog

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The Cheesecake Factory

10000 Research #4602, 512/241-0777
www.thecheesecakefactory.com

Runner-up: Readers Desserts

Runner-up: Readers Desserts

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The Clay Pit

1601 Guadalupe, 512/322-5131
www.claypit.com

Winner: Readers Favorites (9)

Winner: Readers Indian

Runner-up: Readers Buffet

Honorable mention: Readers Chicken Dish

Honorable mention: Readers Vegetarian Dish

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The Dog & Duck Pub

CLOSED

Winner: Readers Pub Grub (TIE)

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The Ginger Man

CLOSED

Winner: Readers Beer Selection

Runner-up: Readers Patio/Beer Garden

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The Good Knight

CLOSED

Winner: Critics Best Place to Film a Depression-era Gangster Movie

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The Grove

6317 Bee Caves Rd., 512/327-8822
www.grovewinebar.com

Honorable mention: Readers Wine List

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The Hot Dog King

Eighth & Red River

Honorable mention: Readers Hot Dog

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The Oasis

6550 Comanche Trl., 512/266-2442
www.oasis-austin.com

Runner-up: Readers Place to Take Parents

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The Salt Lick

18300 FM 1826, Driftwood, 512/858-4959
3350 E. Palm Valley Blvd., Round Rock, 512/386-1044
www.saltlickbbq.com

Winner: Readers Barbecue

Winner: Readers Favorites (15)

Winner: Readers Place to Take Parents (TIE)

Winner: Readers Restaurant Within 60 Miles

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The Soup Peddler

various locations
souppeddler.com

Winner: Readers Soup

Runner-up: Readers Delivery

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The Steeping Room

4400 N. Lamar #102, 512/467-2663
www.thesteepingroom.com

Winner: Readers Favorites (26)

Winner: Readers Other Restaurant Worth Noting

Honorable mention: Readers Soup

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The Vintage Lounge

CLOSED

Winner: Critics Best Night Club with Brazilian Food

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Threadgill's

CLOSED

Runner-up: Readers American

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Threadgill's Old No. 1

CLOSED

Winner: Readers Chicken-Fried Steak (TIE)

Winner: Readers Vegetables

Runner-up: Readers Comfort Food

Honorable mention: Readers Place to Take Parents

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ThunderCloud Subs

various locations
www.thundercloud.com

Winner: Readers Sandwich

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Tinos Greek Cafe

various locations
www.tinosgreekcafe.com

Runner-up: Readers Other Ethnic

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Tomodachi

4101-E W. Parmer, 512/821-9472
www.tomosushiaustin.com

Winner: Critics Best Spicy Sushi

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Top Notch Hamburgers

7525 Burnet Rd., 512/452-2181
www.topnotchaustin.com

Winner: Critics Most Authentic Seventies Decor

Honorable mention: Readers Hamburger

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Trattoria Lisina

13308 FM 150 W., Driftwood, 512/894-3111
www.trattorialisina.com

Runner-up: Readers Restaurant Within 60 Miles

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TREAT

CLOSED

Winner: Critics Best Urban Campfire

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TRIO at the Four Seasons

98 San Jacinto, 512/685-8300
www.trioaustin.com

Winner: Critics Best Outdoor Dining North of Lady Bird Lake

Winner: Critics Best Wine Dinners (TIE)

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Triumph Cafe

3808 Spicewood Springs Rd., 512/343-1875
www.triumphcafe.com

Honorable mention: Readers Vietnamese

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Trudy's

various locations
www.trudys.com

Winner: Readers Favorites (10)

Runner-up: Readers Chips and Hot Sauce

Runner-up: Readers Tex-Mex

Honorable mention: Readers Chile-Pepper Dish

Honorable mention: Readers Enchiladas

Honorable mention: Readers Enchiladas

Honorable mention: Readers Mexican Breakfast

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Truluck's

10225 Research #4000, 512/794-8300
400 Colorado, 512/482-9000
www.trulucks.com

Runner-up: Readers Seafood Dish

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Uchi

801 S. Lamar, 512/916-4808
www.uchiaustin.com

Winner: Critics Best Exclusive Foodie Splurge (TIE)

Winner: Readers Chef

Winner: Readers Decor

Winner: Readers Favorites (1)

Winner: Readers Japanese

Winner: Readers Service/Waitstaff

Winner: Readers Sushi

Runner-up: Readers Desserts

Runner-up: Readers Desserts

Runner-up: Readers Romantic

Runner-up: Readers Seafood Dish

Honorable mention: Readers Other Asian

Honorable mention: Readers Tofu Dish

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Upper Crust Bakery

4508 Burnet Rd., 512/467-0102
www.theuppercrustbakery.com

Winner: Readers Full-Service Bakery

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Veggie Heaven

Winner: Readers Tofu Dish

Runner-up: Readers Vegetarian Dish

Honorable mention: Readers Vegetables

Honorable mention: Readers Vegetarian Natural

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Vespaio

1610 S. Congress, 512/441-6100
www.austinvespaio.com

Winner: Readers Favorites (11)

Winner: Readers Italian

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Vino Vino

4119 Guadalupe, 512/465-9282
www.vinovinoaustin.com

Winner: Readers Wine List

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Viva Chocolato!

CLOSED

Runner-up: Readers Local Chocolate

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Waterloo Ice House

various locations
www.waterlooicehouse.com

Runner-up: Readers Place to Take Kids

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WeFuse

Winner: Critics Don’t Let the Name Turn You Away

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Whataburger

www.whataburger.com

Runner-up: Readers Fast Food

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Wheatsville Food Co-op

3101 Guadalupe, 512/478-2667
4001 S. Lamar, 512/814-2888
www.wheatsville.coop

Honorable mention: Readers Grocery

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Which Wich?

CLOSED

Honorable mention: Readers Sandwich

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Whip In

1950 S. I-35, 512/442-5337
www.whipin.com

Winner: Critics Best Hybrid Sandwich

Winner: Critics Best Tex-Indianized Chili

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Whisk Handcrafted Cuisine

CLOSED

Winner: Critics Best Soup Wizardry

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Whole Foods Market

various locations
www.wholefoodsmarket.com

Winner: Readers Bread (TIE)

Runner-up: Readers Grocery

Runner-up: Readers Soup

Honorable mention: Readers Bagels

Honorable mention: Readers Gelato

Honorable mention: Readers Local Chocolate

Honorable mention: Readers Tofu Dish

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Wings 'n More

1200 W. Howard, 512/989-6673
www.wingsnmore-austin.com

Honorable mention: Readers Chicken Dish

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wink

1014 N. Lamar, 512/482-8868
www.winkrestaurant.com

Winner: Readers Favorites (13)

Runner-up: Readers Romantic

Runner-up: Readers Wild-Game Dish

Runner-up: Readers Wine List

Runner-up: Readers Wine List

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Woodland

1716 S. Congress, 512/441-6800
www.woodlandaustin.com

Winner: Critics Best Brunch on Congress

Honorable mention: Readers Comfort Food

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Z'Tejas

1110 W. Sixth, 512/478-5355
9400-A Arboretum Blvd., 512/346-3506
www.ztejas.com

Winner: Readers Favorites (21)

Winner: Readers Happy Hour/Free or Cheap Deal

Honorable mention: Readers Appetizer

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Zen Japanese Food Fast

various locations
www.eatzen.com

Runner-up: Readers Fast Food

Honorable mention: Readers Japanese

Honorable mention: Readers Japanese

More about Zen Japanese Food Fast in our Restaurant Guide

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