The Austin Chronicle Restaurant Poll

2007 Index of Winners

219 West

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

Winner: Readers Favorites (12)

Winner: Readers Happy Hour/Free or Cheap Deal (TIE)

Runner-up: Readers Appetizer

Runner-up: Readers Wine List

Honorable mention: Readers Service/Waitstaff

More about 219 West in our Restaurant Guide

888 Cafe

CLOSED

Honorable mention: Readers Vietnamese

More about 888 Cafe in our Restaurant Guide

Austin Chronicle Hot Sauce Festival

www.austinchronicle.com/hot-sauce-festival

Runner-up: Readers Food Event

More about Austin Chronicle Hot Sauce Festival in our Restaurant Guide

Al Pastor

1911-A E. Riverside, 512/442-8402

Winner: Critics Best Taco Trucks (TIE)

More about Al Pastor in our Restaurant Guide

Alamo Drafthouse

various locations
drafthouse.com/austin/theater/lakeline

Runner-up: Readers Other Restaurant Worth Noting

Honorable mention: Readers Beer Selection

More about Alamo Drafthouse in our Restaurant Guide

Alborz Persian Cuisine

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

Honorable mention: 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

Runner-up: Readers Desserts

Honorable mention: Readers Place to Take Kids

More about Amy's Ice Creams in our Restaurant Guide

Aquarelle

Winner: Critics Most Elegant, Seemingly Effortless Service

Winner: Critics Most Sophisticated Yet Comfortable Splurge

Runner-up: Readers French

More about Aquarelle in our Restaurant Guide

Ararat

CLOSED

Runner-up: Readers Middle Eastern

Runner-up: Readers Place We Wish Were Still Open

More about Ararat in our Restaurant Guide

Arkie's Grill

CLOSED

Winner: Critics Best Fifties Flashback Food (TIE)

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 Authentic Szechuan Cuisine

More about Asia Cafe in our Restaurant Guide

Aster's Ethiopian Restaurant

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

Winner: Critics Place We're Glad Re-Opened

Honorable mention: 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: Readers Favorites (27)

Honorable mention: Readers Italian

More about Asti in our Restaurant Guide

Athenian Bar & Grill

600 Congress, 512/474-7775
www.athenianbargrill.com

Winner: Readers Other Ethnic

More about Athenian Bar & Grill in our Restaurant Guide

Austin Community College

various locations
www.austincc.edu/rvs

Winner: Critics Best School Lunch and/or Dinner Open to the Public (TIE)

More about Austin Community College in our Restaurant Guide

Austin Diner

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

Runner-up: Readers American Breakfast

More about Austin Diner 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's Pizza

various locations
www.austinspizza.com

Winner: Readers Delivery

Winner: Readers Pizza (TIE)

Honorable mention: Readers Bargain Dish

More about Austin's Pizza in our Restaurant Guide

Baby Greens

1508 W Anderson Ln, 512/770-6255

Winner: Readers Salad/Dressing

Honorable mention: Readers Fast Food

Honorable mention: Readers Takeout

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

More about Baskin-Robbins in our Restaurant Guide

Ben & Jerry's

CLOSED

Runner-up: Readers Ice Cream

More about Ben & Jerry's in our Restaurant Guide

Bess Bistro on Pecan

500 W. Sixth, 512/477-2377
www.bessbistro.com

Winner: Readers New Restaurant (TIE)

Honorable mention: Readers Restaurant Bathroom

More about Bess Bistro on Pecan in our Restaurant Guide

Bistrot Mirabelle

CLOSED

Winner: Readers Favorites (10)

Winner: Readers Wine List

Honorable mention: Readers Service/Waitstaff

Honorable mention: Readers Wild-Game Dish

More about Bistrot Mirabelle in our Restaurant Guide

Bitter End Bistro & Brewery

CLOSED

Honorable mention: Readers Place We Wish Were Still Open

More about Bitter End Bistro & Brewery in our Restaurant Guide

Bluebonnet Cafe

211 Hwy. 281 N., Marble Falls, 830/693-2344
www.bluebonnetcafe.net

Runner-up: Readers Restaurant Within 60 Miles

More about Bluebonnet Cafe in our Restaurant Guide

Bombay Bistro

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

Winner: Critics Best Indian Seafood

More about Bombay Bistro in our Restaurant Guide

Boomerang's Gourmet Veggie & Meat Pies

405 E. 23rd St, 512/270-8758
www.boomerangspies.com

Winner: Critics Best Self-Contained, Handheld Food Item

Honorable mention: Readers Other Ethnic

More about Boomerang's Gourmet Veggie & Meat Pies 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

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

Buenos Aires Cafe

13500 Galleria Cir., Bee Cave, 512/441-9000
1201 E. Sixth, 512/382-1189
www.buenosairescafe.com

Honorable mention: Readers Other Ethnic

More about Buenos Aires Cafe in our Restaurant Guide

Buffet Palace

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

Winner: Readers Buffet

Honorable mention: Readers Place We Wish Were Still Open

More about Buffet Palace in our Restaurant Guide

Burger Tex

5420 Airport, 512/453-8772
www.burgertex.com

Honorable mention: Readers Hamburger

More about Burger Tex in our Restaurant Guide

Cafe Josie

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

Winner: Readers Favorites (31)

More about Cafe Josie in our Restaurant Guide

Caffé Medici Espresso & Coffee House

1101 West Lynn, 512/524-5049
www.caffemedici.com

Winner: Critics Best Coffee

More about Caffé Medici Espresso & Coffee House in our Restaurant Guide

Capitol Brasserie

CLOSED

Honorable mention: Readers French

More about Capitol Brasserie in our Restaurant Guide

Casa de Luz

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

Honorable mention: Readers Vegetables

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: Critics Best Food That Barely Fits in Your Hand and Drips on Your Shirt (TIE)

Runner-up: Readers Hamburger

Honorable mention: Readers Pub Grub

Honorable mention: Readers Smokers Restaurant

More about Casino el Camino in our Restaurant Guide

Castle Hill Cafe

CLOSED

Winner: Readers Favorites (13)

Honorable mention: Readers Wine List

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 Grocery

Winner: Readers Soup

Runner-up: Readers Bagels

Runner-up: Readers Place to Take Kids

Honorable mention: Readers Bread

Honorable mention: Readers Gelato

More about Central Market in our Restaurant Guide

Chado Tea Market

Winner: Critics Best Place to Find Custom Tea Blends Used in Some Local Restaurants

More about Chado Tea Market in our Restaurant Guide

Changos Taqueria

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

Winner: Critics Best Refrescos

Runner-up: Readers Bargain Dish

Runner-up: Readers Taqueria

Honorable mention: Readers Taco

More about Changos Taqueria in our Restaurant Guide

Chez Nous

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

Winner: Readers Favorites (19)

Winner: Readers French

Honorable mention: Readers Romantic

More about Chez Nous in our Restaurant Guide

Chez Zee

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

Winner: Readers Desserts (TIE)

Winner: Readers Favorites (16)

Runner-up: Readers Service/Waitstaff

Runner-up: Readers Sunday Brunch

Honorable mention: Readers American Breakfast

Honorable mention: Readers Chicken Dish

Honorable mention: Readers Decor

Honorable mention: Readers French

Honorable mention: Readers Soup

More about Chez Zee in our Restaurant Guide

Chili's Grill & Bar

various locations
www.chilis.com

Honorable mention: Readers Chile-Pepper Dish

More about Chili's Grill & Bar 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

Honorable mention: Readers Chinese

More about Chinatown in our Restaurant Guide

Chon Som

CLOSED

Runner-up: Readers Other Asian

Honorable mention: Readers New Restaurant

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 (5)

Winner: Readers Tex-Mex

Honorable mention: Readers Decor

More about Chuy's in our Restaurant Guide

Cibo

CLOSED

Honorable mention: Readers Italian

Honorable mention: Readers New Restaurant

Honorable mention: Readers Service/Waitstaff

More about Cibo in our Restaurant Guide

Cissi's Market & Wine Bar

CLOSED

Winner: Critics Best House Coffee Blend

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

Cleopatra Mediterranean Restaurant

CLOSED

Honorable mention: Readers Middle Eastern

More about Cleopatra Mediterranean Restaurant in our Restaurant Guide

CoCo's Cafe

8557 Research #118, 512/833-6588
1910 Guadalupe, 512/236-9398
www.cocos-cafe.com

Winner: Readers Bargain Dish

Winner: Readers Chicken Dish

Winner: Readers Other Asian

Runner-up: Readers Takeout

Honorable mention: Readers Appetizer

Honorable mention: Readers Desserts

Honorable mention: Readers Soup

More about CoCo's Cafe in our Restaurant Guide

Cold Stone Creamery

Honorable mention: Readers Ice Cream

More about Cold Stone Creamery in our Restaurant Guide

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 Pizza

More about Conans Pizza in our Restaurant Guide

Cool River Cafe

CLOSED

Runner-up: Readers Smokers Restaurant

Honorable mention: Readers Restaurant Bathroom

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

Honorable mention: Readers Barbecue

More about County Line 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: Readers Favorites (35)

Honorable mention: Readers Mexican (Not Tex-Mex)

More about Curra's Grill in our Restaurant Guide

Cypress Grill

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

Runner-up: Readers Cajun/Creole

More about Cypress Grill in our Restaurant Guide

Dan's Hamburgers

various locations
www.dans-hamburgers.com

Honorable mention: Readers Hamburger

More about Dan's Hamburgers in our Restaurant Guide

Delaware Sub Shop

various locations
www.delawaresub.com

Honorable mention: Readers Sandwich

More about Delaware Sub Shop in our Restaurant Guide

Din Ho Chinese BBQ

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

Winner: Readers Chinese

Honorable mention: Readers Dim Sum

More about Din Ho Chinese BBQ in our Restaurant Guide

DK Sushi

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

Honorable mention: Readers Korean

More about DK Sushi in our Restaurant Guide

Dolce Vita

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

Honorable mention: 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 Best Food Cooked With Love Like Granny

More about Dot's Place in our Restaurant Guide

Draught House Pub & Brewery

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

Runner-up: Readers Beer Selection

Honorable mention: Readers Patio/Beer Garden

More about Draught House Pub & Brewery in our Restaurant Guide

Eastside Cafe

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

Winner: Readers Vegetables (TIE)

Honorable mention: Readers Salad/Dressing

More about Eastside Cafe in our Restaurant Guide

Eat Out In

www.eatoutin.com

Runner-up: 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 (21)

Winner: Readers Seafood Dish (TIE)

Honorable mention: Readers Appetizer

Honorable mention: Readers Happy Hour/Free Or Cheap Deal

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 Borrego de Oro

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

Winner: Critics Best Bowl of Birria w/ Homemade Tortillas

More about El Borrego de Oro in our Restaurant Guide

El Chile Cafe y Cantina

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

Winner: Critics Best Michelada

Winner: Readers Favorites (30)

Runner-up: Readers Chips and Hot Sauce

Honorable mention: Readers Chile-Pepper Dish

Honorable mention: Readers Enchiladas

More about El Chile Cafe y Cantina in our Restaurant Guide

El Chilito Tacos y Cafe

2219 Manor Rd., 512/382-3797
1623 E. Seventh, 512/334-9660
www.elchilito.com

Honorable mention: Readers Taco

More about El Chilito Tacos y Cafe in our Restaurant Guide

El Gallo

2910 S. Congress, 512/444-6696
www.elgallorestaurant.com

Honorable mention: Readers Taqueria

More about El Gallo in our Restaurant Guide

El Mercado

various locations
www.elmercadorestaurant.com

Runner-up: Readers Chicken Dish

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

Honorable mention: Readers Beer Selection

Honorable mention: Readers Patio/Beer Garden

Honorable mention: Readers Place to Take Kids

Honorable mention: Readers Tex-Mex

More about El Mercado in our Restaurant Guide

El Patio

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

Honorable mention: Readers Enchiladas

More about El Patio in our Restaurant Guide

El Pollo Regio

various locations
www.elpolloregio.net

Winner: Critics Best Drive-Through Food That's Actually Good Food

More about El Pollo Regio in our Restaurant Guide

El Regio

Honorable mention: Readers Chicken Dish

More about El Regio in our Restaurant Guide

El Sunzal

642 Calles, 512/474-7749

Winner: Critics Best Pork Carnitas and Fried Yucca With a Crock of Curtido

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: Readers Favorites (25)

More about Enoteca Vespaio in our Restaurant Guide

Epoch Coffee

221 W. North Loop, 512/454-3762
www.epochcoffee.com

Runner-up: Readers Coffee

More about Epoch Coffee in our Restaurant Guide

Evangeline Cafe

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

Winner: Critics Best Oyster Po'boys (TIE)

Honorable mention: Readers Cajun/Creole

More about Evangeline Cafe in our Restaurant Guide

Evita's Botanitas

CLOSED

Winner: Critics Best Chip Tower and Multiple Salsas

More about Evita's Botanitas in our Restaurant Guide

Fadó Irish Pub & Restaurant

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

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

Runner-up: Readers Ethnic Market

More about Fiesta in our Restaurant Guide

First Chinese B-B-Q

10901 N. Lamar #401, 512/835-8889
www.firstchinesebbq.com

Winner: Critics Best Ducks and Roast Pork to Go

More about First Chinese B-B-Q in our Restaurant Guide

Flip Happy Crepes

CLOSED

Honorable mention: Readers Other Restaurant Worth Noting

More about Flip Happy Crepes in our Restaurant Guide

Fonda San Miguel

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

Winner: Readers Favorites (3)

Winner: Readers Mexican (Not Tex-Mex)

Runner-up: Readers Decor

Runner-up: Readers Sunday Brunch

Honorable mention: Readers Buffet

Honorable mention: Readers Chile-Pepper Dish

More about Fonda San Miguel in our Restaurant Guide

Four Seasons Hotel

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

Honorable mention: Readers Buffet

Honorable mention: Readers Sunday Brunch

More about Four Seasons Hotel in our Restaurant Guide

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

Galaxy Cafe

various locations
www.galaxycafeaustin.com

Runner-up: Readers American

Runner-up: Readers Restaurant Within 60 Miles

Runner-up: Readers Veggie Burger

Honorable mention: Readers American Breakfast

Honorable mention: Readers French Fries

Honorable mention: Readers Place to Take Kids

Honorable mention: Readers Place to Take Parents

Honorable mention: Readers Salad/Dressing

Honorable mention: Readers Soup

More about Galaxy Cafe in our Restaurant Guide

Gene's New Orleans Style Poboys & Deli

CLOSED

Winner: Critics Best Oyster Po'boys (TIE)

Honorable mention: Readers Cajun/Creole

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

Golden Wok

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

Honorable mention: Readers Dim Sum

More about Golden Wok in our Restaurant Guide

Gristmill River Restaurant & Bar

1287 Gruene Rd., New Braunfels, 830/625-0684
www.gristmillrestaurant.com

Honorable mention: Readers Restaurant Within 60 Miles

More about Gristmill River Restaurant & Bar in our Restaurant Guide

Gumbo's

CLOSED

Winner: Readers Cajun/Creole

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

Hill's Cafe

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

Honorable mention: Readers Chicken-Fried Steak

Honorable mention: Readers Comfort Food

More about Hill's Cafe in our Restaurant Guide

Hill-Bert's Burgers

5340 Cameron, 512/371-3717
1503 W. 35th, 512/452-3287
www.hill-bertsburgers.com/

Honorable mention: Readers Delivery

More about Hill-Bert's Burgers in our Restaurant Guide

Hog Island Italian Deli

Winner: Critics Best Philly Cheese Steak

More about Hog Island Italian Deli in our Restaurant Guide

Home Slice Pizza

1415 S. Congress, 512/444-7437
1421 S. Congress, 512/444-7437
www.homeslice.com

Winner: Critics Best NY-Style Slice With Real Ale Fireman's #4 on Draft

Winner: Readers Favorites (33)

Winner: Readers Pizza (TIE)

More about Home Slice Pizza in our Restaurant Guide

Hong Kong Supermarket

8557 Research Blvd., 512/339-2068

Runner-up: Readers Ethnic Market

More about Hong Kong Supermarket in our Restaurant Guide

Hoover's Cooking

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

Winner: Readers Comfort Food

Runner-up: Readers American

Runner-up: Readers Chicken-Fried Steak

Runner-up: Readers Vegetables

More about Hoover's Cooking in our Restaurant Guide

Hot Jumbo Bagel

CLOSED

Honorable mention: 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 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 (28)

Honorable mention: Readers Chips and Hot Sauce

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

Honorable mention: Readers Bargain Dish

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 Veggie Burger

More about Hyde Park Bar & Grill in our Restaurant Guide

IHOP

Various locations
www.ihop.com

Honorable mention: Readers American Breakfast

Honorable mention: Readers Late Night/All Night

More about IHOP in our Restaurant Guide

III Forks

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

Honorable mention: Readers Wild-Game Dish

More about III Forks in our Restaurant Guide

Iron Works BBQ

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

Honorable mention: Readers Barbecue

More about Iron Works BBQ in our Restaurant Guide

It's a Grind Coffee House

4005 W. Parmer Ste. A, 512/833-5858
www.itsagrind.com

Winner: Critics Best Iced Blended Mocha

More about It's a Grind Coffee House in our Restaurant Guide

Java Noodles

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

Honorable mention: Readers Other Asian

More about Java Noodles in our Restaurant Guide

Jeffrey's

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

Winner: Critics Best Upscale Happy Hour Deal

Winner: Readers Favorites (34)

Winner: Readers Romantic (TIE)

More about Jeffrey's 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

More about Jo's Coffee in our Restaurant Guide

Juan in a Million

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

Honorable mention: Readers Mexican Breakfast

More about Juan in a Million in our Restaurant Guide

Jugos y Frutas la Morena

CLOSED

Winner: Critics Best Fruteria

More about Jugos y Frutas la Morena 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

Kebab Palace & Deli

CLOSED

Winner: Critics Places We're Sorry to See Closed (TIE)

More about Kebab Palace & Deli in our Restaurant Guide

Kenichi

CLOSED

Runner-up: Readers Sushi

Honorable mention: Readers Japanese

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

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

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

Honorable mention: 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

Kreuz Market

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

Honorable mention: Readers Restaurant Within 60 Miles

More about Kreuz Market in our Restaurant Guide

Kyoto

CLOSED

Honorable mention: Readers Japanese

More about Kyoto in our Restaurant Guide

La Dolce Vita at Laguna Gloria

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

Honorable mention: Readers Food Event

More about La Dolce Vita at Laguna Gloria 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

Runner-up: Readers Salad/Dressing

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

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La Paletera

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

Winner: Critics Places We're Sorry to See Closed (TIE)

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La Traviata Italian Bistro

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

Honorable mention: Readers Italian

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Lamberts

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

Winner: Critics Best Fresh Fruit Fried Pies

Winner: Critics Best New Fancy Barbecue With a Side of Blues

Winner: Critics Best Wild Boar Ribs

Winner: Readers Favorites (26)

Honorable mention: Readers Barbecue

Honorable mention: Readers New Restaurant

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Las Manitas Avenue Cafe

www.savelasmanitas.org/en

Winner: Readers Mexican Breakfast

Honorable mention: Readers Mexican (Not Tex-Mex)

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Le Soleil

CLOSED

Winner: Critics Best Bowl of Vietnamese Hot and Sour Soup

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Les Amis

CLOSED

Honorable mention: Readers Place We Wish Were Still Open

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Little City

Honorable mention: Readers Coffee

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Little Deli & Pizzeria

7101-A Woodrow, 512/467-7402
www.littledeliandpizza.com

Honorable mention: Readers Sandwich

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Lucky Dog

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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 Most Authentic Thai Street Food & Homestyle Cooking

Runner-up: Readers Thai

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Madras Pavilion

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

Winner: Critics Best South Indian Vegetarian

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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

Runner-up: Readers Bargain Dish

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Maine Root

602 W. Seventh #205, 512/517-3158
www.maineroot.com

Winner: Critics Best Thing to Do With Sassafras Roots

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Mandola's Italian Market

4700 W. Guadalupe #12, 512/419-9700
12815 Shops Pkwy. #400, Bee Cave, 512/600-8500
4301 W William Cannon Dr., Ste E-14, 512/524-2222
www.mandolasmarket.com

Winner: Critics Best Italian Pastries

Winner: Critics Best Place for Cheap Wine, Good Food, and Imported Groceries

Runner-up: Readers Italian

Honorable mention: Readers Ethnic Market

Honorable mention: Readers Gelato

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Mangia Chicago Stuffed Pizza

various locations
www.mangiapizza.com

Runner-up: Readers Pizza

Honorable mention: Readers Delivery

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Mangù Cafe Caribbean Bistro

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Manuel's

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

Winner: Readers Favorites (15)

Winner: Readers Happy Hour/Free or Cheap Deal (TIE)

Winner: Readers Place to Take Parents (TIE)

Runner-up: Readers Enchiladas

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

Runner-up: Readers Patio/Beer Garden

Runner-up: Readers Restaurant Bathroom

Honorable mention: Readers Appetizer

Honorable mention: Readers Beer Selection

Honorable mention: Readers Chicken Dish

Honorable mention: Readers Chile-Pepper Dish

Honorable mention: Readers Chips and Hot Sauce

Honorable mention: Readers Decor

Honorable mention: Readers Romantic

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Marakesh Cafe & Grill

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

Winner: 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

CLOSED

Honorable mention: Readers Dim Sum

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Maria's Taco Xpress

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

Honorable mention: Readers Taco

Honorable mention: Readers Taqueria

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Mars Restaurant and Bar

CLOSED

Winner: Readers Favorites (4)

Winner: Readers Restaurant Bathroom

Winner: Readers Romantic (TIE)

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Maru Japanese Restaurant

4636 Burnet Rd., 512/458-6200
www.maruaustin.weebly.com/

Winner: Critics Best World-Class Sushi in a Relaxed Atmosphere With No Wait

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Matt's El Rancho

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

Winner: Readers Favorites (29)

Honorable mention: Readers Tex-Mex

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Maudie's Tex-Mex

various locations
www.maudies.com

Winner: Readers Favorites (20)

Runner-up: Readers Chips and Hot Sauce

Runner-up: Readers Enchiladas

Honorable mention: Readers Tex-Mex

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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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Mekong River CLOSED

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Honorable mention: Readers Bowl of Pho

Honorable mention: Readers Vietnamese

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Moonshine Patio Bar & Grill

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

Winner: Critics Best Bar Snack

Winner: Readers Favorites (14)

Winner: Readers Sunday Brunch

Honorable mention: Readers American

Honorable mention: Readers Comfort Food

Honorable mention: Readers Place to Take Parents

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Mother Egan's Irish Pub

CLOSED

Honorable mention: Readers Pub Grub

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Mother's Cafe & Garden

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

Winner: Readers Place We Wish Were Still Open

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

Runner-up: Readers Vegetarian Natural

Runner-up: Readers Veggie Burger

Runner-up: Readers Veggie Dish

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

Winner: Readers Vegetarian Natural

Winner: Readers Veggie Dish

Honorable mention: Readers Tofu 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

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

Honorable mention: Readers Japanese

Honorable mention: Readers Sushi

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North by Northwest Restaurant & Brewery

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

Winner: Critics Best Craft Beer Education

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Nu Age Cafe

CLOSED

Winner: Readers Tofu Dish

Honorable mention: Readers Vegetables

Honorable mention: Readers Vegetarian Natural

Honorable mention: Readers Veggie Dish

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Nubian Queen Lola's Cajun Soul Food Kitchen

1815 Rosewood, 512/474-5652
www.nubianqueenlolas.com

Winner: Critics Most Soulful Cooking in Austin

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Nueva Onda

CLOSED

Runner-up: Readers Tex-Mex

Honorable mention: Readers Mexican (Not Tex-Mex)

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Oaxacan Tamaleo

Winner: Critics New Location We're Eager to Try

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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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Opal Divine's

various locations
www.opaldivines.com

Winner: Critics Best New Wave Margarita

Runner-up: Readers Beer Selection

Runner-up: Readers Patio/Beer Garden

Runner-up: Readers Pub Grub

Honorable mention: Readers Smokers Restaurant

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Outback Steakhouse

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

Honorable mention: Readers Steak

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P&K Grocery

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Winner: Critics Best Pimento Cheese & Deviled Eggs

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P. Terry's Burger Stand

various locations
www.pterrys.com

Winner: Readers Fast Food

Honorable mention: Readers French Fries

Honorable mention: Readers Hamburger

Honorable mention: Readers Veggie Burger

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P.F. Chang's China Bistro

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

Honorable mention: Readers Chinese

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Pacha

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

Winner: Critics Best Saltana

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Panera Bread

2805 Bee Caves Rd., 512/732-0234
9901 Capital of TX Hwy. N., 512/795-7308
www.panerabread.com

Honorable mention: Readers Bagels

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Pappadeaux Seafood Kitchen

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

Honorable mention: Readers Seafood Dish

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Pei Wei Asian Diner

various locations
www.peiwei.com

Winner: Readers Takeout

Runner-up: Readers Other Asian

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Phil's Icehouse

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

Winner: Readers Place to Take Kids

Runner-up: Readers French Fries

Runner-up: Readers Hamburger

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Pho

1908 Guadalupe, 512/482-0146

Honorable mention: Readers Bowl of Pho

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Pho Công Lý

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Pho Hoang

2521 Rutland #400, 512/339-6002

Runner-up: Readers Bowl of Pho

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Pho Van

8557 Research #120, 512/832-5595

Runner-up: Readers Bowl of Pho

Runner-up: Readers Vietnamese

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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 Ed Ward Memorial Sandwich Award

Winner: Readers Ethnic Market

Honorable mention: Readers Middle Eastern

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Polvos

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

Honorable mention: Readers Chips and Hot Sauce

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Progress Coffee

3421 I-35 N., 512/334-9211
www.progresscoffeeroasting.com

Honorable mention: Readers Coffee

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Quality Seafood Market

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

Winner: Critics Best Gulf Coast Oysters

Honorable mention: 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 Pan-Fried Chicken-Fried Steak w/ Pie and Great Sides

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Ranch 616

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

Winner: Readers Favorites (23)

Runner-up: Readers Wild-Game Dish

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Real New Orleans Style Restaurant

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Winner: Critics Most Soulful Cooking in the Hill Country

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Reale's Pizza & Cafe

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

Honorable mention: Readers Italian

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Reggie's Trailer

12th & Chicon

Winner: Critics Best Catfish and Hushpuppies

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Roaring Fork

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

Honorable mention: Readers Happy Hour/Free Or Cheap Deal

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Romeo's

Runner-up: Readers Italian

Runner-up: Readers Romantic

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Ruby's BBQ

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

Honorable mention: Readers Barbecue

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Rudy's Country Store & Bar-B-Q

various locations
www.rudysbbq.com

Runner-up: Readers Barbecue

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Russell's Bakery & Coffee Bar

3339 Hancock, 512/419-7877
www.russellsbakery.com

Honorable mention: Readers Full-Service Bakery

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Ruta Maya

CLOSED

Honorable mention: Readers Coffee

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Ruth's Chris Steak House

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

Runner-up: Readers Steak

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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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Salvation Pizza

624 W. 34th, 512/535-0076
51 Rainey, 512/499-0105
www.salvationpizza.com

Honorable mention: Readers Pizza

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Sampaio's Brazilian Cuisine

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Winner: Critics Best Light Lunch

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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

Runner-up: Readers Thai

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Sazón

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

Winner: Readers Favorites (18)

Runner-up: Readers New Restaurant

Honorable mention: Readers Chicken Dish

Honorable mention: Readers Mexican (Not Tex-Mex)

Honorable mention: Readers Other Restaurant Worth Noting

Honorable mention: Readers Service/Waitstaff

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Shady Grove

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

Winner: Readers Favorites (32)

Winner: Readers Patio/Beer Garden (TIE)

Runner-up: Readers Hot Dog

Runner-up: Readers Salad/Dressing

Honorable mention: Readers American

Honorable mention: Readers Chicken-Fried Steak

Honorable mention: Readers Comfort Food

Honorable mention: Readers French Fries

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Shandeez Grill

8863 Anderson Mill Rd. #109, 512/258-6464

Winner: Critics Best Persian Grilled Meats

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Sno-Beach Hawaiian Shaved Ice Snow Cones

1806 Barton Springs Rd.

Winner: Critics Best Sno-Cones

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Snow Pea

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

Honorable mention: Readers Chinese

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Sonic

various locations
www.sonicdrivein.com

Winner: Readers Hot Dog

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Spamarama

www.spamarama.org

Winner: 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 Buffet

Runner-up: 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

Winner: Readers Favorites (8)

Honorable mention: Readers Wild-Game Dish

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Sullivan's Steakhouse

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

Winner: Readers Steak

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Sunflower Restaurant

8557 Research #146, 512/339-7860

Winner: Readers Vietnamese

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Sushi Japon

6801 N. I-35, 512/323-6663
www.sushijaponaustin.com

Runner-up: Readers Japanese

Runner-up: Readers Sushi

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Sushi Saké Japanese Cuisine

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Suzi's China Kitchen

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

Runner-up: Readers Chinese

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Swad

9515 N. Lamar #156, 512/997-7923
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Swad-Indian-Vegetarian-Restaurant/117221308296136

Honorable mention: Readers Indian

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Sweetish Hill Bakery & Cafe

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

Runner-up: Readers Full-Service Bakery

Runner-up: Readers Pastry Shop

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T&S Chinese Restaurant

10014 N. Lamar, 512/339-8434

Winner: Readers Dim Sum

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Taco Cabana

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

Runner-up: Readers Fast Food

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Taco Shack

various locations
www.tacoshack.com

Winner: Readers Taco

Runner-up: 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

Winner: Critics Best Ceviche

Runner-up: Readers Taco

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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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Winner: Readers Taqueria

Runner-up: Readers Mexican Breakfast

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Taqueria Arandas

various locations

Honorable mention: Readers Taqueria

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Taqueria la Flor

4901 South First, 512/417-4214

Winner: Critics Best Taco Trucks (TIE)

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Taqueria Piedras Negras No. 2

East Cesar Chavez & Pleasant Valley

Winner: Critics Best Taco Trucks (TIE)

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Taste of Austin

www.tasteofaustin.org

Honorable mention: Readers Food Event

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Tâm Deli & Cafe

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

Winner: Critics Best Vietnamese Sandwiches

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Tèo Espresso, Gelato & Bella Vita

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Texas Culinary Academy

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

Winner: Critics Best School Lunch and/or Dinner Open to the Public (TIE)

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Texas Embassy

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

Runner-up: Readers Other Ethnic

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Texas French Bread

various locations
www.texasfrenchbread.com

Honorable mention: Readers Bread

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

Honorable mention: Readers Food 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

Honorable mention: Readers Tofu Dish

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Thai Passion CLOSED

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Runner-up: Readers Thai

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Thai Tara

CLOSED

Honorable mention: Readers Thai

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The Belmont

305 W. Sixth, 512/476-2100
www.thebelmontaustin.com

Winner: Readers American (TIE)

Winner: Readers Favorites (17)

Runner-up: Readers Chef

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

Runner-up: Readers New Restaurant

Runner-up: Readers Place to Take Parents

Honorable mention: Readers Bargain Dish

Honorable mention: Readers Comfort Food

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The Best Wurst

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

Winner: Critics Best Late-Night Brat

Honorable mention: Readers Hot Dog

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The Boiling Pot

CLOSED

Honorable mention: Readers Cajun/Creole

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The Cheesecake Factory

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

Honorable mention: Readers Desserts

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The Clay Pit

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

Winner: Readers Appetizer

Winner: Readers Favorites (11)

Winner: Readers Indian

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The Dog & Duck Pub

2400-A Webberville Rd.
www.dogandduckpub.com

Winner: Readers Pub Grub

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The Driskill Hotel

604 Brazos, 512/439-1234
www.driskillhotel.com

Runner-up: Readers Chef

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The Frisco

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

Winner: Critics Best Fifties Flashback Food (TIE)

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The Ginger Man

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

Winner: Readers Beer Selection

Winner: Readers Patio/Beer Garden (TIE)

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The Jackalope

404 E. Sixth, 512/472-3663
www.jackalopeaustin.com

Winner: Critics Best Food That Barely Fits in Your Hand and Drips on Your Shirt (TIE)

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The Kitchen Door

Runner-up: Readers Sandwich

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The Lost Sock

CLOSED

Winner: Critics Best Coffee Shop/Laundrette

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The Oasis

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

Winner: Readers Place to Take Parents (TIE)

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The Red House

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Winner: Critics Most Elegant Bourbon Delivery System

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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 Restaurant Within 60 Miles

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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

Runner-up: Readers Soup

Honorable mention: Readers Delivery

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The Tavern

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

Winner: Critics Best Place to Drink and Nosh During a Sports Event (TIE)

Honorable mention: 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: Critics Best Beer Garden

Winner: Readers American (TIE)

Winner: Readers Chicken-Fried Steak

Winner: Readers Vegetables (TIE)

Runner-up: Readers Comfort Food

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ThunderCloud Subs

various locations
www.thundercloud.com

Winner: Readers Sandwich

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Tien Hong

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Runner-up: Readers Dim Sum

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Top Notch Hamburgers

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

Winner: Critics Best Fifties Flashback Food (TIE)

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Torchy's Tacos

various locations
www.torchystacos.com

Winner: Critics Best Taco Trucks (TIE)

Winner: Readers Other Restaurant Worth Noting

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Trudy's

various locations
www.trudys.com

Winner: Readers Favorites (9)

Winner: Readers Smokers Restaurant

Runner-up: Readers Tex-Mex

Honorable mention: Readers Chips and Hot Sauce

Honorable mention: Readers Enchiladas

Honorable mention: Readers Mexican Breakfast

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Truluck's

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

Winner: Readers Favorites (24)

Winner: Readers Seafood Dish (TIE)

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Uchi

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

Winner: Readers Chef

Winner: Readers Decor

Winner: Readers Favorites (1)

Winner: Readers Japanese

Winner: Readers Service/Waitstaff

Winner: Readers Sushi

Runner-up: Readers Chile-Pepper Dish

Runner-up: Readers Seafood Dish

Honorable mention: Readers Other Asian

Honorable mention: Readers Romantic

Honorable mention: Readers Tofu Dish

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Uncle Boudreaux's

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Winner: Critics Best Place to Drink and Nosh During a Sports Event (TIE)

Winner: Critics Best Pork Jambalaya & Syrup Cake

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Upper Crust Bakery

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

Winner: Readers Bread

Winner: Readers Full-Service Bakery

Winner: Readers Pastry Shop

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Veggie Heaven

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

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

Runner-up: Readers Tofu Dish

Runner-up: Readers Veggie Dish

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Vespaio

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

Winner: Readers Desserts (TIE)

Winner: Readers Favorites (2)

Winner: Readers Italian

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Vin Bistro

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Honorable mention: Readers Wine List

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Vino Vino

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

Honorable mention: Readers Wine List

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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 Restaurant Bathroom

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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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Whole Foods Market

various locations
www.wholefoodsmarket.com

Winner: Critics Best Build-Your-Own Sandwiches

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wink

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

Winner: Readers Favorites (7)

Runner-up: Readers Wine List

Honorable mention: Readers Wild-Game Dish

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Woodland

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

Winner: Readers New Restaurant (TIE)

Runner-up: Readers Chicken Dish

Runner-up: Readers Other Restaurant Worth Noting

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Z'Tejas

various locations
www.ztejas.com

Winner: Readers Favorites (6)

Honorable mention: Readers Appetizer

Honorable mention: Readers Happy Hour/Free Or Cheap Deal

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Zax Restaurant & Bar

312 Barton Springs Rd., 512/481-0100
www.zaxaustin.com

Winner: Critics Best Variety of Craft Brews With Full Menu

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Zen Japanese Food Fast

various locations
www.eatzen.com

Runner-up: Readers Fast Food

Runner-up: Readers Japanese

Runner-up: Readers Takeout

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