The Austin Chronicle Restaurant Poll

1995 Index of Winners

612 West

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Winner: Critics Places We Wish Were Still Open (TIE)

More about 612 West in our Restaurant Guide

Amy's Ice Creams

various locations
www.amysicecreams.com

Winner: Readers Ice Cream

Honorable mention: Readers Comfort Food

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Apple Annie's Cafe

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Runner-up: Readers Other Restaurant Worth Noting

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Ararat

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Honorable mention: Readers Other Ethnic

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Arby's

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Honorable mention: Readers French Fries

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Artz Rib House

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Honorable mention: Readers Soup

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Austin Land & Cattle Company

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

Winner: Critics Best Legislative Steak

Honorable mention: Readers Steak

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Austin's Wok n' Roll

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Honorable mention: Readers Takeout

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Baby Acapulco

various locations
www.babyacapulco.com

Honorable mention: Readers Chips and Hot Sauce

Honorable mention: Readers Other Restaurant Worth Noting

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Bagel Manufactory

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Winner: Readers Bagels

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Bangkok Cuisine

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Runner-up: Readers Thai

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Basil's

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Winner: Readers Favorites (12)

Winner: Readers Romantic

Runner-up: Readers Italian

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Baskin-Robbins

various locations
www.baskinrobbins.com

Honorable mention: Readers Ice Cream

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Bitter End Bistro & Brewery

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Winner: Critics Best Beer Food

Winner: Readers Favorites (9)

Runner-up: Readers Chef

Runner-up: Readers Chicken Dish

Runner-up: Readers Pub Grub

Honorable mention: Readers Finger Food

Honorable mention: Readers Wild-Game Dish

More about Bitter End Bistro & Brewery in our Restaurant Guide

Blue Bell Ice Cream

9427 Middle Fiskville, 512/836-3690

Runner-up: Readers Ice Cream

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Bombay Grill

3201 Bee Caves Rd., 512/329-0234
www.bombaygrilltexas.com

Honorable mention: Readers Indian

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Brick Oven Restaurant

various locations
www.brickovenrestaurant.com

Runner-up: Readers Pizza

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Brio Vista

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Winner: Critics Best Salad Dressing

Winner: Readers Chef

Winner: Readers Favorites (25)

Winner: Readers New Restaurant

Honorable mention: Readers Upscale

Honorable mention: Readers Wild-Game Dish

More about Brio Vista in our Restaurant Guide

Cafe 290

11011 Hwy. 290 E., Manor, 512/278-8780

Winner: Readers Favorites (24)

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Cafe on the Square

126 N. LBJ, San Marcos, 512/396-9999

Honorable mention: Readers Restaurant Within 60 Miles

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Café Serrano's

More about Café Serrano's in our Restaurant Guide

Casa de Luz

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

Winner: Critics Best Macrobiotic

More about Casa de Luz in our Restaurant Guide

Castle Hill Cafe

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Winner: Readers Favorites (1)

Winner: Readers Original Recipe

Winner: Readers Salad/Dressing (TIE)

Winner: Readers Service

Winner: Readers Upscale

Runner-up: Readers Desserts

Runner-up: Readers Wine List

Honorable mention: Readers Appetizer

Honorable mention: Readers Chef

Honorable mention: Readers Chile-Pepper Dish

More about Castle Hill Cafe in our Restaurant Guide

Central Market

4001 N. Lamar, 512/206-1000
4477 S. Lamar, 512/899-4300
www.centralmarket.com

Runner-up: Readers Takeout

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Chez Nous

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

Winner: Readers Other Ethnic (TIE)

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Chili's Grill & Bar

various locations
www.chilis.com

Runner-up: Readers Finger Food

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China on the Avenue

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Honorable mention: Readers Chinese

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Chinatown

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

Runner-up: Readers Chinese

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Chuck E. Cheese's

10515 N Mopac Exp, 512/372-4700
9811 S I-35, 512/282-5000
www.chuckecheese.com

Runner-up: Readers Place to Take Kids

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Chuy's

various locations
www.chuys.com

Winner: Readers Chile-Pepper Dish

Winner: Readers Chips and Hot Sauce

Winner: Readers Decor

Winner: Readers Enchiladas

Winner: Readers Favorites (2)

Winner: Readers Tex-Mex

Runner-up: Readers Place to Take Kids

Honorable mention: Readers Service

More about Chuy's in our Restaurant Guide

Cisco's

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

Honorable mention: Readers Migas

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City Grill

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Winner: Readers Favorites (10)

Runner-up: Readers Seafood Dish

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Clearwater Cafe

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Winner: Critics Best Juice Bar

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Conans Pizza

2018 W. Stassney, 512/441-6754
2438 W. Anderson, 512/459-3222
603 W. 29th, 512/478-5712
www.conanspizza.com

Honorable mention: Readers Delivery

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County Line

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

Winner: Readers Barbecue

Winner: Readers Favorites (4)

Winner: Readers Place to Take Parents

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Crown & Anchor Pub

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

Honorable mention: Readers Pub Grub

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Curra's Grill

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

Winner: Critics Best Mexican Breakfast (TIE)

Winner: Critics Best Vegetarian Enchiladas

More about Curra's Grill in our Restaurant Guide

Dan McKlusky's

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Winner: Readers Steak

More about Dan McKlusky's in our Restaurant Guide

Dan's Hamburgers

various locations
www.dans-hamburgers.com

Honorable mention: Readers Hamburger

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Dart Bowl

5700 Grover, 512/452-2518
www.dartbowl.com

Winner: Critics Best Bowling Alley Dinner Rolls

Winner: Critics Best Hangover Food

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Delaware Sub Shop

various locations
www.delawaresub.com

Winner: Critics Best Sandwiches (TIE)

Honorable mention: Readers Sandwich

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Dinner at Your Doorstep

Winner: Critics Best Original Dinner Delivery Menu

More about Dinner at Your Doorstep in our Restaurant Guide

Dolce Vita

4222 Duval St., 512/323-2686
www.dolcevitaaustin.com

Runner-up: Readers Ice Cream

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Dot's Place

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Winner: Critics Best Southern Cafeteria

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DoubleDave's Pizzaworks

various locations
www.doubledaves.com

Honorable mention: Readers Beer Selection

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Draught House Pub & Brewery

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

Runner-up: Readers Beer Selection

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Eastside Cafe

2113 Manor Rd., 512/476-5858
www.eastsidecafeaustin.com

Winner: Critics Best Homegrown Vegetables

Winner: Readers Favorites (3)

Runner-up: Readers Soup

Runner-up: Readers Vegetables

Honorable mention: Readers Chicken Dish

Honorable mention: Readers Natural Food

Honorable mention: Readers Place to Take Parents

Honorable mention: Readers Salad/Dressing

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Eat Out In

www.eatoutin.com

Runner-up: Readers Delivery

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Eaves Bros. Seafood

5621 Airport Blvd., 512/452-3820

Winner: Critics Best Fish Market Cafeteria

Winner: Critics Best Soup

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El Arroyo

1624 W. Fifth, 512/474-1222
7032 Wood Hollow, 512/345-8226
www.elarroyo.com

Honorable mention: Readers Chips and Hot Sauce

Honorable mention: Readers Enchiladas

Honorable mention: Readers Tex-Mex

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El Mercado

various locations
www.elmercadorestaurant.com

Honorable mention: Readers Enchiladas

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El Patio

2938 Guadalupe, 512/476-5955
www.elpatioaustin.com

Honorable mention: Readers Mexican (Not Tex-Mex)

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El Rinconcito

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Winner: Readers Favorites (11)

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

Runner-up: Readers Other Ethnic

More about El Rinconcito in our Restaurant Guide

El Sol y la Luna

600 E. Sixth, 512/444-7770
www.elsolylalunaaustin.com

Winner: Critics Best Mexican Breakfast (TIE)

More about El Sol y la Luna in our Restaurant Guide

Empanada Parlour

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Winner: Critics Best Pumpkin Pecan Empanadas

More about Empanada Parlour in our Restaurant Guide

Enchiladas y Mas

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

Winner: Critics Best Chorizo Migas

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Evita's Botanitas

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Winner: Critics Best Restaurant Hot Sauce Selection

Winner: Critics Best Restaurant Tamales (TIE)

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Fish-Net Seafood

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Winner: Critics Best Sandwiches (TIE)

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Five Star BarBQ

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Winner: Readers Favorites (23)

Honorable mention: Readers Barbecue

Honorable mention: Readers Beer Selection

Honorable mention: Readers Decor

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Fonda San Miguel

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

Winner: Critics Best Chile Pepper Dish

Winner: Critics Best Ice Cream Made in Restaurant (TIE)

Winner: Readers Favorites (12)

Winner: Readers Mexican (Not Tex-Mex)

Winner: Readers Sunday Brunch

Runner-up: Readers Buffet

Runner-up: Readers Decor

Honorable mention: Readers Place to Take Parents

More about Fonda San Miguel in our Restaurant Guide

Fortune Pho 75

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Winner: Critics Best Spring Rolls

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Frank & Angie's Pizzeria

508 West Ave., 512/472-3534
www.hutsfrankandangies.com

Honorable mention: Readers Pizza

More about Frank & Angie's Pizzeria in our Restaurant Guide

Fresh Choice

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Honorable mention: Readers Buffet

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Fuddruckers

various locations
www.fuddruckers.com

Honorable mention: Readers Hamburger

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G/M Steakhouse

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Runner-up: Readers Place We Wish Were Still Open

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Güero's Taco Bar

1412 S. Congress, 512/447-7688
www.guerostacobar.com

Runner-up: Readers Tex-Mex

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Gilligan's

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Runner-up: Readers Wild-Game Dish

Honorable mention: Readers Seafood Dish

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Golden Corral

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

Honorable mention: Readers Ice Cream

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Good Eats

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Runner-up: Readers American

Runner-up: Readers Chicken-Fried Steak

Runner-up: Readers Comfort Food

Runner-up: Readers Vegetables

Honorable mention: Readers Breakfast

More about Good Eats in our Restaurant Guide

Granite Cafe

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Winner: Critics Best Ice Cream Made in Restaurant (TIE)

Winner: Readers Favorites (19)

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Green Pastures Restaurant

811 W. Live Oak, 512/444-4747
www.greenpasturesrestaurant.com

Winner: Critics Best Grillades and Milk Punch on Sunday

More about Green Pastures Restaurant in our Restaurant Guide

Gumbo's of Round Rock

901 Round Rock Ave., Round Rock, 512/943-4214
www.gumbosroundrock.com

Winner: Critics Best Cajun Food within 20 Miles of Austin

Winner: Critics Best Seafood Dishes (TIE)

Honorable mention: Readers Other Ethnic

More about Gumbo's of Round Rock in our Restaurant Guide

Gunther's Restaurant

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Winner: Readers Other Ethnic (TIE)

More about Gunther's Restaurant in our Restaurant Guide

Hang Town Grill

Winner: Critics Best Take-Out

Honorable mention: Readers Place to Take Kids

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Henry's Bar & Grill

County Rd 29 & 183, 512/778-6918

Winner: Critics Places We Wish Were Still Open (TIE)

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Hooters

425 W. Riverside, 512/478-9464
2700 S. IH-35, Round Rock, 512/341-9464
www.hooters.com

Honorable mention: Readers Finger Food

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Hot Jumbo Bagel

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Runner-up: Readers Bagels

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Houston's

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Winner: Readers Soup

Runner-up: Readers Salad/Dressing

Runner-up: Readers Service

Honorable mention: Readers Chicken Dish

More about Houston's in our Restaurant Guide

Hudson's on the Bend

3509 RR 620 N., 512/266-1369
www.hudsonsonthebend.com

Winner: Readers Wild-Game Dish

Runner-up: Readers Restaurant Within 60 Miles

Honorable mention: Readers Romantic

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

Hula Hut

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

Honorable mention: Readers Patio/Beer Garden

Honorable mention: Readers Seafood Dish

More about Hula Hut in our Restaurant Guide

Hunan Lion

4006 S. Lamar #1000, 512/447-3388
www.austinhunanlion.com

Runner-up: Readers Chinese

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Hut's Hamburgers

807 W. Sixth, 512/472-0693
www.hutsfrankandangies.com

Winner: Readers Bargain Dish

Winner: Readers Hamburger

Runner-up: Readers Waitperson

Honorable mention: Readers American

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

Honorable mention: Readers Chicken-Fried Steak

Honorable mention: Readers Vegetables

More about Hyde Park Bar & Grill in our Restaurant Guide

IHOP

Various locations
www.ihop.com

Honorable mention: Readers Late Night/All Night

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Iron Works BBQ

100 Red River, 512/478-4855
www.ironworksbbq.com

Honorable mention: Readers Barbecue

Honorable mention: Readers Smokers Restaurant

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Jack in the Box

Various Locations
www.jackinthebox.com

Honorable mention: Readers Fast Food

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Jardin Corona

13233 Pond Springs #301, 512/250-1061
www.jardincoronarestaurant.com

Winner: Critics Best Restaurant Tamales (TIE)

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Jason's Deli

various locations
www.jasonsdeli.com

Honorable mention: Readers Sandwich

More about Jason's Deli in our Restaurant Guide

Java Jive

500 E. Fourth, 512/482-8000

Honorable mention: Readers Coffee

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Jeffrey's

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

Winner: Critics Best Desserts

Winner: Critics Mother of All Austin Waitpeople

Winner: Readers Favorites (22)

Runner-up: Readers Romantic

Runner-up: Readers Upscale

Honorable mention: Readers Wine List

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Katz's Deli & Bar

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Runner-up: Readers Late Night/All Night

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

Kerbey Lane Cafe

various locations
www.kerbeylanecafe.com

Winner: Readers Breakfast

Winner: Readers Late Night/All Night

Winner: Readers Migas

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: Critics Best Vietnamese Coffee

Winner: Readers Other Asian

Runner-up: Readers Bargain Dish

Runner-up: Readers Dim Sum

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

Korea House

2700 W. Anderson, 512/458-2477

Runner-up: Readers Bargain Dish

Runner-up: Readers Sushi

Honorable mention: Readers Other Asian

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Kreuz Market

619 N. Colorado, Lockhart, 512/398-2361
www.kreuzmarket.com

Winner: Critics Best BBQ outside Austin

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Kyoto

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Winner: Readers Sushi

More about Kyoto in our Restaurant Guide

La Madeleine

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

Honorable mention: Readers Bakery

Honorable mention: Readers Soup

More about La Madeleine in our Restaurant Guide

La Vista at the Hyatt

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Winner: Readers Favorites (15)

Winner: Readers Other Restaurant Worth Noting

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Las Manitas Avenue Cafe

www.savelasmanitas.org/en

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

Runner-up: Readers Migas

Honorable mention: Readers Breakfast

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Les Amis

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Honorable mention: Readers Bargain Dish

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Little City

Runner-up: Readers Coffee

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Little Italy

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Winner: Readers Waitperson

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Lone Star Cafe Texas Grill

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Runner-up: Readers Chicken-Fried Steak

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Louie's 106

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Winner: Critics Best Chicken Dish

Winner: Critics Best Cigar Smoker's Restaurant

Winner: Critics Best Tapas

Winner: Readers Favorites (16)

Runner-up: Readers Appetizer

Runner-up: Readers Finger Food

Runner-up: Readers Smokers Restaurant

Runner-up: Readers Upscale

Honorable mention: Readers Wine List

More about Louie's 106 in our Restaurant Guide

Lovejoys Taproom & Brewery CLOSED

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Winner: Critics Best Selection of $2 Pints

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Mad Dog & Beans

CLOSED

Runner-up: Readers Place We Wish Were Still Open

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Magnolia Cafe

2304 Lake Austin Blvd., 512/478-8645
1920 S. Congress, 512/445-0000
www.magnoliacafeaustin.com

Winner: Critics Best Seafood Dishes (TIE)

Winner: Readers Favorites (13)

Runner-up: Readers Breakfast

Runner-up: Readers Late Night/All Night

Honorable mention: Readers Vegetarian

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Mama Mia's Ristorante Italiano

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Honorable mention: Readers Italian

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Mangia Chicago Stuffed Pizza

various locations
www.mangiapizza.com

Winner: Readers Favorites (8)

Winner: Readers Pizza

Winner: Readers Takeout

Runner-up: Readers Delivery

Runner-up: Readers Waitperson

Honorable mention: Readers Decor

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Manuel's

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

Winner: Critics Best Happy Hour Bargain Food (TIE)

Runner-up: Readers Chile-Pepper Dish

Runner-up: Readers Enchiladas

Honorable mention: Readers Mexican (Not Tex-Mex)

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Margarita's

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Honorable mention: Readers Restaurant Within 60 Miles

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Mars Restaurant and Bar

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Winner: Critics Best Decor Relative to Name and Menu

Winner: Readers Favorites (18)

Runner-up: Readers Original Recipe

Runner-up: Readers Other Asian

Honorable mention: Readers Dim Sum

More about Mars Restaurant and Bar in our Restaurant Guide

Martin Brothers

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Winner: Readers Favorites (17)

Winner: Readers Natural Food

Winner: Readers Salad/Dressing (TIE)

Runner-up: Readers Soup

Runner-up: Readers Vegetarian

Honorable mention: Readers Sunday Brunch

More about Martin Brothers in our Restaurant Guide

Maudie's Tex-Mex

various locations
www.maudies.com

Runner-up: Readers Enchiladas

More about Maudie's Tex-Mex in our Restaurant Guide

McDonald's

Capital Plaza, 5355 N. I-35, 512/452-7473
303 E. Oltorf, 512/442-7717
1143 1/2 Airport, 512/926-1234
www.mcdonalds.com

Winner: Readers Place to Take Kids

Runner-up: Readers French Fries

Honorable mention: Readers Fast Food

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Mezzaluna

Winner: Readers Favorites (5)

Winner: Readers Italian

Winner: Readers Wine List

Honorable mention: Readers Appetizer

Honorable mention: Readers Romantic

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Mongolian BBQ A&S

9200 N. Lamar #100, 512/837-4898

Honorable mention: Readers Other Asian

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Mother's Cafe & Garden

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

Runner-up: Readers Natural Food

Runner-up: Readers Vegetarian

Honorable mention: Readers Vegetables

More about Mother's Cafe & Garden in our Restaurant Guide

Mr. Gatti's

various locations

Winner: Readers Delivery

Runner-up: Readers Buffet

Runner-up: Readers Takeout

Honorable mention: Readers Place to Take Kids

More about Mr. Gatti's in our Restaurant Guide

Mr. Natural

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

Winner: Critics Best Natural Mexican Vegetarian

Honorable mention: Readers Other Restaurant Worth Noting

Honorable mention: Readers Vegetarian

More about Mr. Natural in our Restaurant Guide

Musashino Sushi Dokoro

3407 Greystone, 512/795-8593
www.musashinosushi.com

Winner: Critics Best Salmon Sushi Dinner Deal

Honorable mention: Readers Sushi

More about Musashino Sushi Dokoro in our Restaurant Guide

Nuevo León

More about Nuevo León in our Restaurant Guide

Osaka Mansun

13492 Research #160, 512/918-8012

Honorable mention: Readers Sushi

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Outback Steakhouse

11600 Research, 512/343-6333
www.outbacksteakhouse.com

Runner-up: Readers Steak

Honorable mention: Readers New Restaurant

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Pao's Mandarin House

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

Runner-up: Readers Dim Sum

Honorable mention: Readers Chinese

More about Pao's Mandarin House in our Restaurant Guide

Pappadeaux Seafood Kitchen

6319 N. I-35, 512/452-9363
www.pappadeaux.com

Winner: Readers Favorites (14)

Winner: Readers Seafood Dish

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Phoenicia Bakery & Deli

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

Winner: Critics Best Chicken Sandwich

More about Phoenicia Bakery & Deli in our Restaurant Guide

Pizza Hut

1811 Guadalupe, 512/320-8030
Various locations, 512/444-4444
www.pizzahut.com

Honorable mention: Readers Delivery

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Pizza Nizza

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Runner-up: Readers Pizza

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Rainbow Seafood Restaurant

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Winner: Critics Best Dim Sum Chef

Honorable mention: Readers Dim Sum

More about Rainbow Seafood Restaurant in our Restaurant Guide

Red Lobster

109 W. Anderson, 512/451-6406
www.redlobster.com

Runner-up: Readers Seafood Dish

More about Red Lobster in our Restaurant Guide

Romano's Macaroni Grill

2501 S. I-35, Round Rock, 512/341-7979
9828 Great Hills Trail, 512/795-0460
701 E. Stassney, 512/693-9076
www.macaronigrill.com

Honorable mention: Readers Italian

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Romeo's

Winner: Readers Appetizer

Winner: Readers Favorites (7)

Runner-up: Readers Italian

Runner-up: Readers Romantic

Honorable mention: Readers Desserts

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Roppolo's Pizzeria

414 E. Sixth, 512/477-5877
405 Colorado St, 512/476-1490
316 E. Sixth, 512/476-1490
www.roppolos.com

Honorable mention: Readers Pizza

More about Roppolo's Pizzeria in our Restaurant Guide

Ruby's BBQ

512 W. 29th, 512/477-1651
www.rubysbbq.com

Runner-up: Readers Barbecue

More about Ruby's BBQ in our Restaurant Guide

Ruta Maya

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Winner: Readers Coffee

More about Ruta Maya in our Restaurant Guide

Ruth's Chris Steak House

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

Runner-up: Readers Steak

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Sam's BBQ

2000 E. 12th, 512/478-0378

Winner: Critics Best BBQ in Town

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Satay

3202 W. Anderson #205, 512/467-6731
www.satayusa.com

Runner-up: Readers Other Asian

Runner-up: Readers Sunday Brunch

Honorable mention: Readers Original Recipe

Honorable mention: Readers Thai

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Schlotzsky's

various locations
www.schlotzskys.com

Runner-up: Readers Sandwich

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Scholz Garten

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

Winner: Readers Patio/Beer Garden

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Seoul Food

10601 FM 2222, 512/241-2949

Winner: Readers Favorites (21)

Runner-up: Readers Sushi

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Shady Grove

1624 Barton Springs Rd., 512/474-9991
www.theshadygrove.com

Winner: Readers Chicken Dish

Winner: Readers Favorites (6)

Winner: Readers Finger Food

Winner: Readers Smokers Restaurant

Runner-up: Readers American

Runner-up: Readers Chile-Pepper Dish

Runner-up: Readers Comfort Food

Runner-up: Readers French Fries

Runner-up: Readers Hamburger

Runner-up: Readers Patio/Beer Garden

Runner-up: Readers Salad/Dressing

Honorable mention: Readers Chicken-Fried Steak

Honorable mention: Readers Original Recipe

Honorable mention: Readers Service

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Shanghai Chinese Restaurant

6718 Middle Fiskville, 512/458-8088

Honorable mention: Readers Dim Sum

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Ski Shores Cafe

2905 Pearce, 512/394-7511
www.skishoresaustin.com

Runner-up: Readers Smokers Restaurant

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Skyline Grill

CLOSED

Winner: Critics Best Venison Chicken Fried Steak

Winner: Readers Favorites (20)

Runner-up: Readers Chef

Runner-up: Readers New Restaurant

Runner-up: Readers Wild-Game Dish

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Souper Salads

various locations
www.soupersalad.com

Runner-up: Readers Soup

Honorable mention: Readers Salad/Dressing

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Star of India

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

Runner-up: Readers Indian

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Starbucks Coffee

various locations
www.starbucks.com

Runner-up: Readers Coffee

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Suzi's China Kitchen

7858 Shoal Creek Blvd., 512/302-4600
www.suzischinagrill.com/shoalcreek.html

Winner: Readers Chinese

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Sweetish Hill Bakery & Cafe

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

Winner: Readers Bakery

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Taco Bell

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

Runner-up: Readers Fast Food

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Taco Cabana

211 S. Lamar, 512/472-8098
www.tacocabana.com

Winner: Readers Fast Food

Honorable mention: Readers Late Night/All Night

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Taj Palace

6700 Middle Fiskville, 512/452-9959
www.tajpalaceaustin.net

Winner: Readers Buffet

Winner: Readers Indian

Honorable mention: Readers Bargain Dish

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Tamale House

CLOSED

Winner: Critics Best Fast Food

Honorable mention: Readers Migas

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Ted's Greek Corner

CLOSED

Runner-up: Readers Other Ethnic

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Texadelphia

various locations
www.texadelphia.com

Runner-up: Readers Sandwich

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Texas Chili Parlor

1409 Lavaca, 512/472-2828
www.txchiliparlor.com

Honorable mention: Readers Chile-Pepper Dish

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Texas French Bread

various locations
www.texasfrenchbread.com

Runner-up: Readers Bakery

Honorable mention: Readers Bagels

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Texpresso

2700 W. Anderson, 512/467-9898

Honorable mention: Readers Coffee

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TGI Friday's

10000 Research (at the Arboretum), 512/345-6410
www.tgifridays.com

Honorable mention: Readers American

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Thai Kitchen

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

Winner: Readers Thai

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Thai Soon

CLOSED

Runner-up: Readers Thai

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The Bagelry

various locations

Honorable mention: Readers Bagels

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The Belgian Restaurant

CLOSED

Winner: Readers Other Ethnic (TIE)

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The Dog & Duck Pub

2400-A Webberville Rd.
www.dogandduckpub.com

Winner: Readers Pub Grub

Runner-up: Readers Beer Selection

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The Emerald Restaurant

13614 Hwy. 71 W., 512/963-4272
www.theemeraldrestaurant.com

Runner-up: Readers Restaurant Within 60 Miles

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The Frisco

6801 Burnet Rd., 512/459-6279
www.thefriscoaustin.com

Winner: Critics Best Southern Breakfast

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The Ginger Man

301 Lavaca, 512/473-8801
aus.gingermanpub.com

Winner: Readers Beer Selection

Runner-up: Readers Patio/Beer Garden

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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 Old Alligator Grill

CLOSED

Winner: Critics Best Cajun Kisses

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The Omelettry

4631 Airport, 512/453-5062
www.theomelettry.com

Runner-up: Readers Breakfast

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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 Restaurant Within 60 Miles

Runner-up: Readers Barbecue

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The Tavern

922 W. 12th, 512/320-8377
www.tavernaustin.com

Runner-up: Readers Pub Grub

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Threadgill's

301 W. Riverside, 512/472-9304
6416 N. Lamar, 512/451-5440
www.threadgills.com

Winner: Readers American

Winner: Readers Chicken-Fried Steak

Winner: Readers Comfort Food

Winner: Readers Vegetables

Runner-up: Readers Place to Take Parents

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ThunderCloud Subs

various locations
www.thundercloud.com

Winner: Readers Sandwich

Runner-up: Readers Fast Food

Honorable mention: Readers Takeout

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Tien Hong

CLOSED

Winner: Readers Dim Sum

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TRIO at the Four Seasons

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

Runner-up: Readers Sunday Brunch

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Trudy's

various locations
www.trudys.com

Runner-up: Readers Chips and Hot Sauce

Runner-up: Readers Migas

Runner-up: Readers Tex-Mex

Honorable mention: Readers Sunday Brunch

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Upper Crust Bakery

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

Winner: Critics Best Sweet Rolls

Runner-up: Readers Bakery

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UR Cooks

Honorable mention: Readers Steak

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Waterloo Brewing Co.

CLOSED

Honorable mention: Readers Pub Grub

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West Lynn Cafe

CLOSED

Winner: Readers Vegetarian

Honorable mention: Readers Natural Food

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Wheatsville Food Co-op

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

Winner: Critics Best Sandwiches (TIE)

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Whole Foods Market

various locations
www.wholefoodsmarket.com

Runner-up: Readers Natural Food

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Z'Tejas

various locations
www.ztejas.com

Winner: Critics Best Happy Hour Bargain Food (TIE)

Runner-up: Readers Appetizer

Runner-up: Readers Chicken Dish

Runner-up: Readers Original Recipe

Honorable mention: Readers Desserts

Honorable mention: Readers Tex-Mex

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Zoot

11715 Bee Caves Rd., 512/477-6535
www.zootrestaurant.com

Runner-up: Readers Service

Runner-up: Readers Wine List

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