The Austin Chronicle Restaurant Poll

2005 Index of Winners

1886 Cafe & Bakery

604 Brazos, 512/391-7066
www.1886cafeandbakery.com

Honorable mention: Readers Other Restaurant Worth Noting

More about 1886 Cafe & Bakery in our Restaurant Guide

219 West

612 W. Sixth, 512/474-2194
www.219west.com

Winner: Readers Favorites (27)

Honorable mention: Readers Appetizer

Honorable mention: Readers Smokers Restaurant

Honorable mention: Readers Wine List

More about 219 West in our Restaurant Guide

7

CLOSED

Winner: Critics Most Welcome Expansions (TIE)

Honorable mention: Readers Seafood Dish

More about 7 in our Restaurant Guide

888 Cafe

CLOSED

Runner-up: Readers Vietnamese

More about 888 Cafe in our Restaurant Guide

Alamo Drafthouse

various locations
drafthouse.com/austin/theater/mueller

Winner: Critics Culinary Benefit of Which We're Proudest

Runner-up: Readers Other Restaurant Worth Noting

More about Alamo Drafthouse in our Restaurant Guide

Alborz Persian Cuisine

3300 W. Anderson #300, 512/420-2222
www.alborzpersiancuisine.com

Runner-up: Readers Middle Eastern

More about Alborz Persian Cuisine in our Restaurant Guide

Alice's Restaurant

CLOSED

Winner: Critics Best Armadillo World Headquarters Flashback

Honorable mention: Readers Restaurant Within 60 Miles

More about Alice's Restaurant in our Restaurant Guide

Amaya's Taco Village

5804 N I-35, 512/458-2531
www.amayastacovillage.com

Winner: Critics Best Old-School Tex-Mex

More about Amaya's Taco Village in our Restaurant Guide

Amy's Ice Creams

various locations
www.amysicecreams.com

Winner: Readers Ice Cream

More about Amy's Ice Creams in our Restaurant Guide

Andiamo Ristorante

2521 Rutland, 512/719-3377
www.andiamoitaliano.com

Winner: Critics Best Cauliflower Soup and Octopus Salad

Winner: Critics Most Charismatic Restaurateurs (TIE)

More about Andiamo Ristorante in our Restaurant Guide

Aquarelle

Winner: Critics Best Amuse Bouche

Winner: Critics Best Upscale, Relaxed, Classy Restaurant With Great Service

Runner-up: Readers French

More about Aquarelle in our Restaurant Guide

Ararat

CLOSED

Winner: Readers Favorites (5)

Winner: Readers Middle Eastern

Runner-up: Readers Other Ethnic

Runner-up: Readers Veggie Dish

Honorable mention: Readers Decor

More about Ararat in our Restaurant Guide

Arkie's Grill

CLOSED

Winner: Critics Best Time-Travel Back to a Forties Diner

More about Arkie's Grill in our Restaurant Guide

Artz Rib House

CLOSED

Honorable mention: Readers Barbecue

More about Artz Rib House in our Restaurant Guide

Asti

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

Winner: Critics Best Restaurant for Running Into Old Friends

Winner: Critics Best Waitpeople (TIE)

Winner: Critics Restaurants Where Waitstaff Really Knows the Wines (TIE)

Winner: Readers Favorites (4)

Runner-up: Readers Italian

More about Asti in our Restaurant Guide

Austin Java

various locations
www.austinjava.com

Winner: Readers Favorites (9)

Runner-up: Readers Coffee

Honorable mention: Readers American Breakfast

Honorable mention: Readers Desserts

Honorable mention: Readers Sunday Brunch

More about Austin Java in our Restaurant Guide

Austin Land & Cattle Company

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

Runner-up: Readers Steak

More about Austin Land & Cattle Company in our Restaurant Guide

Austin Museum of Art

823 Congress, 512/495-9224
www.amoa.org

Runner-up: Readers Food Event

Honorable mention: Readers Food Event

More about Austin Museum of Art in our Restaurant Guide

Austin's Pizza

various locations
www.austinspizza.com

Runner-up: Readers Delivery

Runner-up: Readers Pizza

More about Austin's Pizza in our Restaurant Guide

Ba Le

CLOSED

Winner: Critics Best Chicken Sandwich (TIE)

Winner: Critics Best French Bread and Unusual Desserts

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Baby Greens

1508 W Anderson Ln, 512/770-6255

Honorable mention: Readers Fast Food

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Backstage Steakhouse & Garden Bar

CLOSED

Winner: Critics Best Restaurant Bathrooms (TIE)

Winner: Critics Steaks Worth Driving For

More about Backstage Steakhouse & Garden Bar in our Restaurant Guide

Baker St. Pub & Grill

3003 S. Lamar, 512/691-9140
bakerstreetpub.com/south-austin/

Honorable mention: Readers Cajun/Creole

More about Baker St. Pub & Grill in our Restaurant Guide

Bartlett's

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

Runner-up: Readers Salad/Dressing

Honorable mention: Readers French Fries

More about Bartlett's in our Restaurant Guide

Basil's

CLOSED

Runner-up: Readers Place We Wish Were Still Open

More about Basil's in our Restaurant Guide

Baskin-Robbins

various locations
www.baskinrobbins.com

Honorable mention: Readers Ice Cream

More about Baskin-Robbins in our Restaurant Guide

Bellagio Italian Bistro

CLOSED

Winner: Readers Favorites (6)

Honorable mention: Readers Italian

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Ben & Jerry's

CLOSED

Honorable mention: Readers Ice Cream

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Ben's Long Branch Bar-B-Q

CLOSED

Winner: Critics Barbecue Comeback We're Happy to See

More about Ben's Long Branch Bar-B-Q in our Restaurant Guide

Bistro 88

CLOSED

Winner: Readers Other Asian

More about Bistro 88 in our Restaurant Guide

Bistrot Mirabelle

CLOSED

Winner: Critics Best Bargain Wine list (TIE)

Winner: Critics Best Restaurant Selections of Texas Wines (TIE)

Winner: Critics Best Restaurants for Pairing Great Wine With Great Food (TIE)

Winner: Readers Favorites (8)

Winner: Readers Wine List

Runner-up: Readers Chef

Runner-up: Readers Desserts

Runner-up: Readers Seafood Dish

Runner-up: Readers Service/Waitstaff

Runner-up: Readers Soup

Runner-up: Readers Wild-Game Dish

Honorable mention: Readers French

Honorable mention: Readers Romantic

More about Bistrot Mirabelle in our Restaurant Guide

Bitter End Bistro & Brewery

CLOSED

Honorable mention: Readers Beer Selection

More about Bitter End Bistro & Brewery in our Restaurant Guide

Boggy Creek Farm

3414 Lyons, 512/926-4650
www.boggycreekfarm.com

Winner: Critics Best Goat's Milk Ice Cream

More about Boggy Creek Farm in our Restaurant Guide

Brick Oven Restaurant

various locations
www.brickovenrestaurant.com

Runner-up: Readers Pizza

More about Brick Oven Restaurant in our Restaurant Guide

Buffet Palace

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

Winner: Readers Buffet (TIE)

More about Buffet Palace in our Restaurant Guide

Burger Tex II

2912 Guadalupe, 512/477-8433
www.facebook.com/BurgerTexII

Honorable mention: Readers Hamburger

More about Burger Tex II in our Restaurant Guide

Cafe Caprice

CLOSED

Runner-up: Readers Romantic

More about Cafe Caprice in our Restaurant Guide

Cafe Josie

1200-B W. Sixth, 512/322-9226
www.cafejosie.com

Winner: Readers Favorites (21)

More about Cafe Josie in our Restaurant Guide

Casa de Luz

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

Honorable mention: Readers Tofu Dish

Honorable mention: Readers Vegetarian Natural

Honorable mention: Readers Veggie Dish

More about Casa de Luz in our Restaurant Guide

Casino el Camino

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

Winner: Readers Smokers Restaurant

Runner-up: Readers Hamburger

Runner-up: Readers Pub Grub

More about Casino el Camino in our Restaurant Guide

Castle Hill Cafe

CLOSED

Winner: Critics Best Bargain Wine list (TIE)

Winner: Readers Favorites (3)

Runner-up: Readers Chile-Pepper Dish

Runner-up: Readers Salad/Dressing

Runner-up: Readers Wine List

Honorable mention: Readers Place to Take Parents

Honorable mention: Readers Service/Waitstaff

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

Winner: Readers Bread (TIE)

Winner: Readers Grocery

Winner: Readers Place to Take Kids

Winner: Readers Soup (TIE)

Winner: Readers Takeout (TIE)

Runner-up: Readers Bagels

Honorable mention: Readers Full-Service Bakery

More about Central Market in our Restaurant Guide

Changos Taqueria

3023 Guadalupe, 512/480-8226
www.changos.com

Honorable mention: Readers Taco

More about Changos Taqueria in our Restaurant Guide

Cherrywood Coffeehouse

1400 E. 38th 1⁄2, 512/538-1991
www.cherrywoodcoffeehouse.com

Runner-up: Readers Pastry Shop

Honorable mention: Readers Bagels

More about Cherrywood Coffeehouse in our Restaurant Guide

Chez Nous

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

Winner: Readers Favorites (17)

Winner: Readers French

More about Chez Nous in our Restaurant Guide

Chez Zee

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

Winner: Readers American

Winner: Readers Desserts

Winner: Readers Favorites (25)

Winner: Readers Service/Waitstaff

Winner: Readers Soup (TIE)

Runner-up: Readers Chef

Runner-up: Readers Chicken Dish

Honorable mention: Readers Comfort Food

More about Chez Zee in our Restaurant Guide

China Buffet

CLOSED

Runner-up: Readers Buffet

More about China Buffet in our Restaurant Guide

China Palace

6605 Airport, 512/451-7104
chinapalaceaustin.com

Winner: Readers Buffet (TIE)

More about China Palace in our Restaurant Guide

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

More about Chinatown in our Restaurant Guide

Chuy's

various locations
www.chuys.com

Winner: Readers Chile-Pepper Dish

Winner: Readers Favorites (29)

Winner: Readers Tex-Mex

Runner-up: Readers Chips and Hot Sauce

Runner-up: Readers Decor

Runner-up: Readers Enchiladas

Runner-up: Readers Taco

More about Chuy's in our Restaurant Guide

Club de Ville

CLOSED

Winner: Critics Best Outdoor Drinking Downtown (TIE)

More about Club de Ville in our Restaurant Guide

Cool River Cafe

CLOSED

Honorable mention: Readers Steak

More about Cool River Cafe in our Restaurant Guide

County Line

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

Runner-up: Readers Barbecue

Runner-up: Readers Bread

More about County Line in our Restaurant Guide

Curra's Grill

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

Winner: Readers Enchiladas

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

Honorable mention: Readers Chile-Pepper Dish

More about Curra's Grill in our Restaurant Guide

Cypress Grill

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

Winner: Critics Best Muffaletta This Side of I-10

Runner-up: Readers Cajun/Creole

More about Cypress Grill in our Restaurant Guide

Dan's Hamburgers

various locations
www.dans-hamburgers.com

Runner-up: Readers Hamburger

More about Dan's Hamburgers in our Restaurant Guide

Delaware Sub Shop

various locations
www.delawaresub.com

Runner-up: Readers Sandwich

More about Delaware Sub Shop in our Restaurant Guide

Demi Epicurious

Honorable mention: Readers Place We Wish Were Still Open

More about Demi Epicurious in our Restaurant Guide

Din Ho Chinese BBQ

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

Winner: Critics Best Trip to Taiwan Without Leaving Town

Honorable mention: Readers Chinese

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

DK Sushi

6400-C S. First, 512/326-5807
5610 N Lamar Blvd, 512/302-1090

Winner: Critics Most Entertaining Sushi Scene

More about DK Sushi in our Restaurant Guide

Dolce Vita

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

Winner: Readers Gelato

More about Dolce Vita in our Restaurant Guide

Doña Emilia's South American Bar & Grill

More about Doña Emilia's South American Bar & Grill in our Restaurant Guide

Dot's Place

CLOSED

Winner: Critics Restaurant Resurrection for Which We Yearn

More about Dot's Place in our Restaurant Guide

Eastside Cafe

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

Winner: Critics Best Small Wine list

Winner: Readers Favorites (13)

Winner: Readers Salad/Dressing

Winner: Readers Vegetables (TIE)

Honorable mention: Readers Soup

Honorable mention: Readers Veggie Dish

More about Eastside Cafe in our Restaurant Guide

Eddie V's Prime Seafood

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

Winner: Readers Favorites (19)

Winner: Readers Happy Hour/Free or Cheap Deal

Winner: Readers Seafood Dish

Honorable mention: Readers Appetizer

Honorable mention: Readers Steak

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 Azteca Restaurant

2600 E. Seventh, 512/477-4701
www.elaztecaustin.com

Winner: Critics Best Cabrito Flautas

More about El Azteca Restaurant in our Restaurant Guide

El Borrego de Oro

3900 S. Congress, 512/383-0031
www.elborregodeoro.com

Winner: Critics Best Affordable Mexican With Handmade Tortillas and Real Mexican Cokes

More about El Borrego de Oro in our Restaurant Guide

El Chile Cafe y Cantina

1809 Manor Rd., 512/457-9900
www.elchilecafe.com

Honorable mention: Readers Mexican (Not Tex-Mex)

More about El Chile Cafe y Cantina in our Restaurant Guide

El Regio

Winner: Critics Best Get-It-and-Go Rotisserie Chicken

More about El Regio in our Restaurant Guide

El Sol y la Luna

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

Honorable mention: Readers Mexican (Not Tex-Mex)

Honorable mention: Readers Mexican Breakfast

More about El Sol y la Luna in our Restaurant Guide

El Sunzal

642 Calles, 512/474-7749

Winner: Critics Best Salvadoran (Take a Dictionary or a Native Spanish Speaker)

More about El Sunzal in our Restaurant Guide

Elsi's Restaurant

CLOSED

Winner: Critics Best Avocado Recipe

Honorable mention: Readers Place to Take Kids

More about Elsi's Restaurant 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

Evangeline Cafe

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

Winner: Critics Best Louisiana Po'Boys (TIE)

Winner: Critics Best Oysters

More about Evangeline Cafe in our Restaurant Guide

Evita's Botanitas

CLOSED

Winner: Critics Best Chips & Salsa With a Combo Platter

More about Evita's Botanitas in our Restaurant Guide

EZ's

3918 N. Lamar, 512/302-1800
www.ezsrestaurants.com

Honorable mention: Readers Place to Take Kids

More about EZ's in our Restaurant Guide

Fadó Irish Pub & Restaurant

214 W. Fourth, 512/457-0172
www.fadoirishpub.com/austin/

Winner: 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

Runner-up: Readers Ethnic Market

More about Fiesta in our Restaurant Guide

Finn & Porter

500 E. Fourth, 512/493-4900
www.finnandporteraustin.com

Winner: Critics Best Restaurant Bathrooms (TIE)

Winner: Critics Swankiest Appetizer at Stars Across Texas Grand Tasting

Winner: Readers Favorites (23)

More about Finn & Porter in our Restaurant Guide

Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine

320 E. Second, 512/457-1500
www.flemingssteakhouse.com

Honorable mention: Readers Steak

More about Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine in our Restaurant Guide

Fonda San Miguel

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

Winner: Readers Decor

Winner: Readers Favorites (7)

Winner: Readers Mexican (Not Tex-Mex)

Winner: Readers Sunday Brunch

Honorable mention: Readers Chile-Pepper Dish

More about Fonda San Miguel in our Restaurant Guide

FoodHeads

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

Honorable mention: Readers Sandwich

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Four Seasons Hotel

98 San Jacinto, 512/478-4500
www.fourseasons.com/austin

Runner-up: Readers Sunday Brunch

Honorable mention: Readers Chef

Honorable mention: Readers Restaurant Bathroom

More about Four Seasons Hotel in our Restaurant Guide

Frank & Angie's Pizzeria

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

Runner-up: Readers Pizza

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

Freddie's Place

CLOSED

Winner: Critics Best New South Austin Outdoor Dining Options (TIE)

Winner: Critics Best View of Bouldin Creek With Food and Music

More about Freddie's Place in our Restaurant Guide

Freebirds World Burrito

various locations
www.freebirds.com

Honorable mention: Readers Fast Food

More about Freebirds World Burrito in our Restaurant Guide

Fresh Plus

various locations
www.freshplusaustin.com

Honorable mention: Readers Grocery

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Galaxy Cafe

various locations
www.galaxycafeaustin.com

Runner-up: Readers American

Runner-up: Readers New Restaurant

Honorable mention: Readers American Breakfast

Honorable mention: Readers Comfort Food

Honorable mention: Readers Veggie Burger

More about Galaxy Cafe in our Restaurant Guide

Garibaldi's Mexican Restaurant

CLOSED

Winner: Critics Best Mexico City Hangover Breakfast

More about Garibaldi's Mexican Restaurant in our Restaurant Guide

Gatti's Pizza

various locations
www.gattispizza.com

Honorable mention: Readers Delivery

More about Gatti's Pizza in our Restaurant Guide

Gene's New Orleans Style Poboys & Deli

CLOSED

Winner: Critics Best Louisiana Po'Boys (TIE)

More about Gene's New Orleans Style Poboys & Deli in our Restaurant Guide

Gino’s Italian Grill

More about Gino’s Italian Grill 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

Granite Cafe

CLOSED

Honorable mention: Readers Place We Wish Were Still Open

More about Granite Cafe in our Restaurant Guide

Grape Vine Market

CLOSED

Winner: Critics Best Grilled Halloumi Cheese Sandwich

More about Grape Vine Market 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

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

Honorable mention: Readers Bowl of Pho

Honorable mention: Readers Vietnamese

More about Hai Ky in our Restaurant Guide

Hao Hao

1901 W. William Cannon #115, 512/447-8121
www.haohaoaustin.com

Honorable mention: Readers Dim Sum

Honorable mention: Readers Korean

More about Hao Hao in our Restaurant Guide

Hill's Cafe

4700 S. Congress, 512/851-9300
www.hillscafe.com

Winner: Critics Best Place for Good Food, Cold Beer, Free Music, and a Cool Breeze

Honorable mention: Readers Chicken-Fried Steak

More about Hill's Cafe in our Restaurant Guide

Hong Kong Supermarket

8557 Research Blvd., 512/339-2068

Honorable mention: Readers Ethnic Market

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Hoover's Cooking

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

Winner: Readers Comfort Food (TIE)

Honorable mention: Readers American

Honorable mention: Readers Vegetables

More about Hoover's Cooking in our Restaurant Guide

Hot Jumbo Bagel

CLOSED

Runner-up: Readers Bagels

More about Hot Jumbo Bagel in our Restaurant Guide

Hudson's on the Bend

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

Winner: Readers Favorites (24)

Winner: Readers Wild-Game Dish

Runner-up: Readers Restaurant Within 60 Miles

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 Chips and Hot Sauce

Honorable mention: Readers Patio/Beer Garden

More about Hula Hut in our Restaurant Guide

Hut's Hamburgers

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

Winner: Readers Hamburger

Winner: Readers Veggie Burger

Runner-up: 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

More about Hyde Park Bar & Grill in our Restaurant Guide

IHOP

Various locations
www.ihop.com

Honorable mention: Readers American Breakfast

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Indie Pop Cool Treats

CLOSED

Honorable mention: Readers Gelato

More about Indie Pop Cool Treats in our Restaurant Guide

InterContinental Stephen F. Austin

701 Congress, 512/457-8800
www.austin.intercontinental.com

Winner: Critics Best Outdoor Drinking Downtown (TIE)

More about InterContinental Stephen F. Austin in our Restaurant Guide

Iron Works BBQ

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

Honorable mention: Readers Barbecue

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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 Noodles

2400 E. Oltorf #14, 512/443-5282
www.javanoodlesaustin.com

Winner: Critics Best Asian Fried Chicken

Runner-up: Readers Other Asian

More about Java Noodles in our Restaurant Guide

Jazz

CLOSED

Runner-up: Readers Cajun/Creole

More about Jazz in our Restaurant Guide

JC's Steakhouse

CLOSED

Winner: Critics Best Popularly Priced Steak House

Winner: Critics Most Glamorous Hamburgers (TIE)

More about JC's Steakhouse in our Restaurant Guide

Jeffrey's

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

Winner: Readers Favorites (26)

Runner-up: Readers Other Restaurant Worth Noting

Honorable mention: Readers Chef

More about Jeffrey's in our Restaurant Guide

Jegimajo

CLOSED

Winner: Critics Best Bubble Tea and Filipino Snacks

More about Jegimajo in our Restaurant Guide

Jo's Coffee

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

Honorable mention: Readers Coffee

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Juan in a Million

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

Runner-up: Readers Mexican Breakfast

More about Juan in a Million in our Restaurant Guide

Katz's Deli & Bar

CLOSED

Honorable mention: Readers Late Night/All Night

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

Kenichi

CLOSED

Runner-up: Readers Japanese

Runner-up: Readers Restaurant Bathroom

Runner-up: Readers Sushi

More about Kenichi in our Restaurant Guide

Kerbey Lane Cafe

various locations
www.kerbeylanecafe.com

Winner: Readers American Breakfast

Runner-up: Readers Late Night/All Night

Honorable mention: Readers Comfort Food

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

Winner: Readers Vietnamese

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

Konstantinos Estiatorio

CLOSED

Winner: Critics Best Greek With a Side of Italian, Great Mediterranean Meatballs

More about Konstantinos Estiatorio in our Restaurant Guide

Korea Garden

CLOSED

Honorable mention: Readers Korean

More about Korea Garden in our Restaurant Guide

Korea House

2700 W. Anderson, 512/458-2477

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

Kyoto

CLOSED

Honorable mention: Readers Japanese

Honorable mention: 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 French

More about La Madeleine in our Restaurant Guide

La Mexicana Bakery

1924 S. First, 512/443-6369
www.la-mexicana-bakery.com

Honorable mention: Readers Pastry Shop

More about La Mexicana Bakery in our Restaurant Guide

La Paletera

1100 Center Ridge Dr., #360, 512/670-2616

Winner: Critics Best Fruity Treats to Beat the Heat

More about La Paletera in our Restaurant Guide

La Traviata Italian Bistro

314 Congress, 512/479-8131
www.latraviatatx.com

Honorable mention: Readers Italian

More about La Traviata Italian Bistro in our Restaurant Guide

Las Manitas Avenue Cafe

www.savelasmanitas.org/en

Runner-up: Readers Mexican Breakfast

Honorable mention: Readers Mexican (Not Tex-Mex)

More about Las Manitas Avenue Cafe in our Restaurant Guide

Les Amis

CLOSED

Winner: Readers Place We Wish Were Still Open

More about Les Amis in our Restaurant Guide

Little City

Runner-up: Readers Coffee

More about Little City in our Restaurant Guide

Little Texas Bistro

CLOSED

Winner: Critics Best New Restaurant

Winner: Critics Rising Kitchen Star

More about Little Texas Bistro in our Restaurant Guide

Lone Star Bakery

106 W. Liberty, Round Rock, 512/255-3629
www.roundrockdonuts.com

Winner: Critics Best Kolaches

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Los Comales

2136 E. Seventh, 512/480-9358
www.fb.com/LosComalesATX

Winner: Critics Best Norteño-Style Grilled Mexican Meat Feasts

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Luby's

various locations
www.lubys.com

Honorable mention: Readers Place to Take Parents

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Madam Mam's

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

Winner: Critics Best Thai Home Cooking

Honorable mention: Readers Thai

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madCakes

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Winner: Critics Best Lemon Bars

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Madras Pavilion

9025 Research #100, 512/719-5575
madraspavilionaustin.com

Honorable mention: Readers Indian

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Maggie Moo's

Honorable mention: Readers Ice Cream

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Magnolia Cafe

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

Winner: Readers Late Night/All Night

Runner-up: Readers American Breakfast

Honorable mention: Readers Comfort Food

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Mangia Chicago Stuffed Pizza

various locations
www.mangiapizza.com

Honorable mention: Readers Delivery

Honorable mention: Readers Pizza

Honorable mention: Readers Takeout

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Manuel's

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

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

Honorable mention: Readers Happy Hour/Free or Cheap Deal

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Marakesh Cafe & Grill

3301 Steck Avenue, Ste. 106, 512/476-7735
www.marakeshaustin.com

Honorable mention: Readers Middle Eastern

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Marble Slab Creamery

various locations
www.marbleslab.com

Runner-up: Readers Ice Cream

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Marco Polo Restaurant

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Winner: Critics Best Chinese Seafood (TIE)

Winner: Critics Best Reason to Get out of Bed on Sunday Morning

Runner-up: Readers Dim Sum

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Maria's Taco Xpress

2529 S. Lamar, 512/444-0261
www.tacoxpress.com

Winner: Readers Taco (TIE)

Honorable mention: Readers Taqueria

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Mars Restaurant and Bar

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Winner: Readers Favorites (35)

Winner: Readers Restaurant Bathroom

Honorable mention: Readers Decor

Honorable mention: Readers Other Asian

Honorable mention: Readers Romantic

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Matt's El Rancho

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

Honorable mention: Readers Enchiladas

Honorable mention: Readers Tex-Mex

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Maudie's Tex-Mex

various locations
www.maudies.com

Winner: Critics Tex-Mex Worth Gassing Up That Ol' SUV

Honorable mention: Readers Enchiladas

Honorable mention: Readers Mexican Breakfast

Honorable mention: Readers Tex-Mex

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Málaga

440 W. Second, 512/236-8020
www.malagaaustin.com

Honorable mention: Readers Appetizer

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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

Runner-up: Readers French Fries

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Mikado Ryotei

9033 Research, 512/833-8188
www.fb.com/mikadoaustin

Honorable mention: Readers Japanese

Honorable mention: Readers Sushi

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Moonshine Patio Bar & Grill

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

Winner: Readers Favorites (15)

Winner: Readers New Restaurant (TIE)

Runner-up: Readers Appetizer

Runner-up: Readers Comfort Food

Runner-up: Readers Sunday Brunch

Honorable mention: Readers Wild-Game Dish

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Mother Egan's Irish Pub

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Honorable mention: Readers Pub Grub

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Mother's Cafe & Garden

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

Runner-up: Readers Tofu Dish

Runner-up: Readers Vegetarian Natural

Runner-up: Readers Veggie Burger

Runner-up: Readers Veggie Dish

Honorable mention: Readers Salad/Dressing

Honorable mention: Readers Vegetables

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Mr. Natural

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

Honorable mention: Readers Vegetarian Natural

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Mrs. Johnson's Bakery

4909 Airport, 512/452-4750
www.mjbakery.com

Honorable mention: Readers Other Restaurant Worth Noting

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Musashino Sushi Dokoro

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

Winner: Critics Best Upscale Contemporary and Traditional Sushi

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My Thanh Oriental Market

10901 N Lamar Blvd, 512/454-4804
mtsupermarket.com/about-us/

Honorable mention: Readers Ethnic Market

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Noodle-ism

Winner: Readers Other Restaurant Worth Noting

Honorable mention: Readers Other Asian

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North by Northwest Restaurant & Brewery

10010 N. Capital of TX Hwy., 512/467-6969
www.nxnwbrew.com

Honorable mention: Readers Beer Selection

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Nuevo León

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Nutty Brown Cafe

12225 Hwy. 290 W., 512/301-4648
www.nuttybrown.com

Honorable mention: Readers Place to Take Kids

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Opal Divine's

various locations
www.opaldivines.com

Winner: Critics Best Brew, Booze, and Bar-Food Experience

Winner: Critics Best New South Austin Outdoor Dining Options (TIE)

Runner-up: Readers Beer Selection

Honorable mention: Readers Patio/Beer Garden

Honorable mention: Readers Pub Grub

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Origami

110 N. I-35 Ste. 200-B, Round Rock, 512/238-6522
www.origamisushitx.com

Winner: Critics Best Affordable Traditional Sushi

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Original David's Brick Oven on West 35th

1608 W. 35th, 512/453-4330
www.brickovenon35th.com

Runner-up: Readers Pizza

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Outback Steakhouse

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

Honorable mention: Readers Steak

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P.F. Chang's China Bistro

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

Winner: Readers Chinese

Honorable mention: Readers Takeout

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Pacha

4618 Burnet Rd., 512/800-7309
www.pachatx.com

Honorable mention: Readers Coffee

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Pao's Mandarin House

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

Winner: Critics Best MaPoDoFu

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Pei Wei Asian Diner

various locations
www.peiwei.com

Honorable mention: Readers Fast Food

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Pho Công Lý

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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 (TIE)

Winner: Readers Ethnic Market

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Pluckers Wing Bar

various locations
www.pluckers.com

Winner: Readers Chicken Dish

Winner: Readers Delivery

Winner: Readers Favorites (20)

Runner-up: Readers Bargain Dish

Runner-up: Readers Fast Food

Runner-up: Readers French Fries

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Polvos

2004 S. First, 512/441-5446
14735 Bratton Ln., 512/251-5596
www.polvosaustin.com

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

Honorable mention: Readers Chips and Hot Sauce

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Portabla on Sixth

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Winner: Critics Best Turkey Sandwich

Runner-up: Readers Takeout

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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 Chicken-Fried Steak With a Side of Barbecued Pork Rib Ends

Winner: Critics Best Pies and Cobblers

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Ranch 616

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

Winner: Critics Best Restaurant Bathrooms (TIE)

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Reale's Pizza & Cafe

13450 Hwy. 183 N., 512/335-5115
www.realespizza.com

Honorable mention: Readers Pizza

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Ringers Sports Lounge

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Winner: Critics Most Creative Food at a Sports Bar

Runner-up: Readers Restaurant Bathroom

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Roaring Fork

701 Congress, 512/583-0000
10850 Stonelake, 512/342-2700
www.roaringfork.com

Winner: Critics Best Cowboy Cuisine Without the Trail Dust

Winner: Critics Most Glamorous Hamburgers (TIE)

Winner: Readers Favorites (32)

Runner-up: Readers Wild-Game Dish

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Rocco's Grill

12432 Bee Caves Rd., 512/263-8204
www.roccosgrill.com

Winner: Readers Favorites (33)

Winner: Readers New Restaurant (TIE)

Runner-up: Readers Italian

Runner-up: Readers Wine List

Honorable mention: Readers Hamburger

Honorable mention: Readers Romantic

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Romeo's

Runner-up: Readers Italian

Runner-up: Readers Romantic

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Rounders Pizzeria

1203 W. Sixth, 512/477-0404
www.rounderspizzeria.com

Winner: Readers Pizza

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Roy's

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Honorable mention: Readers Seafood Dish

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Ruby's BBQ

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

Runner-up: Readers Barbecue

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Rudy's Country Store & Bar-B-Q

various locations
www.rudysbbq.com

Winner: Readers Barbecue (TIE)

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Ruth's Chris Steak House

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

Winner: Readers Steak (TIE)

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Saba Blue Water Cafe

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Winner: Readers Favorites (22)

Runner-up: Readers Appetizer

Honorable mention: Readers Happy Hour/Free or Cheap Deal

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Saccone's Pizza & Subs

11416 FM 620 N., 512/257-1200
www.saccones.com

Honorable mention: Readers Pizza

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Sam's BBQ

2000 E. 12th, 512/478-0378

Winner: Critics Best Late-Night Barbecue

Honorable mention: Readers Barbecue

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São Paulo's Restaurante

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Sarovar Indian Cuisine

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

Honorable mention: Readers Indian

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Satay

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

Honorable mention: Readers Thai

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Sea Dragon

8776-B Research, 512/451-5051
www.seadragontx.com

Honorable mention: Readers Vietnamese

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Selene's

Honorable mention: Readers New Restaurant

Honorable mention: Readers Restaurant Within 60 Miles

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Shady Grove

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

Winner: Readers Favorites (18)

Winner: Readers Patio/Beer Garden

Runner-up: Readers Place to Take Kids

Honorable mention: Readers American

Honorable mention: Readers Chicken-Fried Steak

Honorable mention: Readers Comfort Food

Honorable mention: Readers French Fries

Honorable mention: Readers Veggie Burger

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Shoal Creek Saloon

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

Winner: Critics Best Louisiana Po'Boys (TIE)

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Snow Pea

3706 Jefferson, 512/454-3228
www.snowpeaaustin.com

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

Runner-up: Readers Other Asian

Honorable mention: Readers Chinese

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Sonic

various locations
www.sonicdrivein.com

Runner-up: Readers Fast Food

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South Congress Cafe

1600 S. Congress, 512/447-3905
www.southcongresscafe.com

Honorable mention: Readers Other Restaurant Worth Noting

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Spamarama

www.spamarama.org

Runner-up: Readers Food Event

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Star of India

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

Runner-up: Readers Indian

Honorable mention: Readers Buffet

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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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Stubb's

801 Red River, 512/480-8341
www.stubbsaustin.com

Runner-up: Readers Barbecue

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Sullivan's Steakhouse

300 Colorado #200, 512/495-6504
www.sullivansteakhouse.com

Winner: Readers Steak (TIE)

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Sunflower Restaurant

8557 Research #146, 512/339-7860

Winner: Critics Best Authentic Vietnamese Menu Selection

Honorable mention: Readers Vietnamese

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Sushi Sake

9503 Research #500, 512/527-0888

Runner-up: Readers Sushi

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Suzi's China Kitchen

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

Winner: Critics Most Charismatic Restaurateurs (TIE)

Runner-up: Readers Chinese

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Sweetish Hill Bakery & Cafe

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

Winner: Readers Pastry Shop

Runner-up: Readers Bread

Runner-up: Readers Full-Service Bakery

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T&S Chinese Restaurant

10014 N. Lamar, 512/339-8434

Winner: Critics Best Chinese Seafood (TIE)

Honorable mention: Readers Dim Sum

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Taco Cabana

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

Winner: Readers Fast Food (TIE)

Honorable mention: Readers Bargain Dish

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Taco Shack

various locations
www.tacoshack.com

Winner: Readers Taco (TIE)

Winner: Readers Taqueria

Honorable mention: Readers Mexican Breakfast

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Tacodeli

1500 Spyglass, 512/732-0303
12001 Burnet Rd., 512/339-1700
4200 N Lamar Blvd., 512/419-1900
www.tacodeli.com

Runner-up: Readers Taco

Honorable mention: Readers Taqueria

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Taj Palace

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

Honorable mention: Readers Indian

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Tamale House

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Honorable mention: Readers Taqueria

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Tan Tan

1601 Ohlen Rd, 512/832-9585

Honorable mention: Readers Bowl of Pho

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Taqueria Arandas

various locations

Runner-up: Readers Bargain Dish

Runner-up: Readers Taqueria

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Tèo Espresso, Gelato & Bella Vita

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Texadelphia

various locations
www.texadelphia.com

Honorable mention: Readers Sandwich

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Texas Culinary Academy

11400 Burnet Rd. #2100, 512/837-2665
www.tca.edu

Winner: Critics Best Community Volunteers for Any Culinary Event

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Texas Embassy

709 E. Sixth, 512/443-4252
www.texasembassyaustin.com

Winner: Readers Favorites (30)

Winner: Readers Other Ethnic (TIE)

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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 Hill Country Wine & Food Festival

98 San Jacinto #430, 512/478-7211
www.texaswineandfood.org

Winner: Critics Best Breakfast Event

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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 Noodle House

2602 Guadalupe, 512/494-1011

Winner: Readers Bargain Dish

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Thai Passion CLOSED

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Runner-up: Readers Thai

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Thai Tara

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Honorable mention: Readers Thai

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The Austin Chronicle

4000 N. I-35, 512/454-5766
www.austinchronicle.com

Winner: Readers Food Event

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The Boiling Pot

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Honorable mention: Readers Cajun/Creole

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The Cheesecake Factory

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

Runner-up: Readers Desserts

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The Clay Pit

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

Winner: Readers Indian

Runner-up: Readers Chicken Dish

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The Dog & Duck Pub

2400-A Webberville Rd.
www.dogandduckpub.com

Runner-up: Readers Pub Grub

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The Driskill Grill

604 Brazos, 512/391-7162
www.driskillgrill.com

Winner: Critics Best Posh Noshing

Winner: Critics Best Restaurants for Pairing Great Wine With Great Food (TIE)

Winner: Readers Favorites (12)

Honorable mention: Readers Chef

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The Ginger Man

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

Winner: Readers Beer Selection

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The Kitchen Door

Winner: Critics Best Chicken Salad

Runner-up: Readers Sandwich

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The Oasis

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

Winner: Readers Place to Take Parents

Runner-up: Readers Patio/Beer Garden

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The Pyramids

Honorable mention: Readers Middle Eastern

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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 (TIE)

Winner: Readers Favorites (34)

Winner: Readers Restaurant Within 60 Miles

Runner-up: Readers Place to Take Parents

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The Soup Peddler

501 W. Mary, 512/373-7672
2801 S. Lamar, 512/444-7687
13219 Hwy. 183 N.
souppeddler.com

Honorable mention: Readers Soup

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The Tavern

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

Winner: Critics Best Turnaround of a Sports Bar Menu

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Threadgill's

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

Winner: Readers Chicken-Fried Steak

Winner: Readers Comfort Food (TIE)

Winner: Readers Vegetables (TIE)

Runner-up: Readers American

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ThunderCloud Subs

various locations
www.thundercloud.com

Winner: Readers Sandwich

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Tien Hong

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Winner: Readers Dim Sum

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Top Notch Hamburgers

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

Winner: Critics Best Fried Chicken

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TRIO at the Four Seasons

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

Winner: Critics Most Fabulous Outdoor Dining

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Triumph Cafe

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

Runner-up: Readers Bowl of Pho

Runner-up: Readers Vietnamese

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Trudy's

various locations
www.trudys.com

Winner: Readers Chips and Hot Sauce

Winner: Readers Favorites (31)

Winner: Readers Mexican Breakfast

Runner-up: Readers Enchiladas

Runner-up: Readers Smokers Restaurant

Runner-up: Readers Tex-Mex

Honorable mention: Readers Chicken Dish

Honorable mention: Readers Chile-Pepper Dish

Honorable mention: Readers Taco

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Truluck's

400 Colorado, 512/482-9000
www.trulucks.com

Runner-up: Readers Seafood Dish

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Tuscany Market & Vineyard

12221 Riata Trace Parkway, 512/249-1500
www.tuscanymarketandvineyard.com

Winner: Readers Favorites (14)

Honorable mention: Readers New Restaurant

Honorable mention: Readers Pizza

Honorable mention: Readers Wine List

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Uchi

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

Winner: Critics Best New Wave Sushi Slinger

Winner: Critics Best Squid on a Stick

Winner: Readers Chef

Winner: Readers Favorites (2)

Winner: Readers Japanese

Winner: Readers Sushi

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Upper Crust Bakery

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

Winner: Readers Full-Service Bakery

Runner-up: Readers Pastry Shop

Honorable mention: Readers Bread

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Veggie Heaven

1914-A Guadalupe, 512/457-1013
www.veggieheavenaustin.com

Winner: Readers Tofu Dish

Winner: Readers Veggie Dish

Runner-up: Readers Vegetarian Natural

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Vespaio

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

Winner: Critics Best Bartender

Winner: Critics Best Waitpeople (TIE)

Winner: Critics Restaurants Where Waitstaff Really Knows the Wines (TIE)

Winner: Critics Unsung Kitchen Hero

Winner: Readers Favorites (1)

Winner: Readers Italian

Winner: Readers Romantic

Honorable mention: Readers Service/Waitstaff

Honorable mention: Readers Wild-Game Dish

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Vivo

6406 N. I-35, 512/407-8302
6406 N IH 35 #2343, 512/407-8302
vivoaustin.com/

Honorable mention: Readers New Restaurant

Honorable mention: Readers Restaurant Bathroom

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West Lynn Cafe

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Winner: Readers Vegetarian Natural

Runner-up: Readers Vegetables

Honorable mention: Readers Tofu Dish

Honorable mention: Readers Veggie Dish

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Wheatsville Food Co-op

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

Runner-up: Readers Grocery

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Wildfire

812 S. Austin Ave., Georgetown, 512/869-3473
www.wildfiretexas.com

Winner: Critics Best Restaurant Selections of Texas Wines (TIE)

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wink

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

Winner: Critics Best Wine Bar

Winner: Critics Most Welcome Expansions (TIE)

Winner: Critics Restaurants Where Waitstaff Really Knows the Wines (TIE)

Winner: Readers Favorites (10)

Runner-up: Readers Restaurant Bathroom

Honorable mention: Readers Desserts

Honorable mention: Readers Service/Waitstaff

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World Beat Cafe

Honorable mention: Readers Other Ethnic

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Z'Tejas

various locations
www.ztejas.com

Winner: Critics Best Skillet Cornbread

Winner: Readers Appetizer

Winner: Readers Favorites (16)

Runner-up: Readers Chile-Pepper Dish

Honorable mention: Readers Chicken Dish

Honorable mention: Readers Sunday Brunch

More about Z'Tejas in our Restaurant Guide

Zen Japanese Food Fast

various locations
www.eatzen.com

Winner: Readers Fast Food (TIE)

Winner: Readers Takeout (TIE)

Runner-up: Readers Japanese

Honorable mention: Readers Bargain Dish

Honorable mention: Readers Fast Food

More about Zen Japanese Food Fast in our Restaurant Guide

Zoot

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

Winner: Readers Favorites (28)

More about Zoot in our Restaurant Guide

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