The Austin Chronicle Restaurant Poll

2012 Index of Winners

219 West

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

Runner-up: Readers Appetizer

Honorable mention: Readers Happy Hour/Deal

More about 219 West in our Restaurant Guide

24 Diner

600 N. Lamar, 512/472-5400
www.24diner.com

Runner-up: Readers American Breakfast

Honorable mention: Readers American

Honorable mention: Readers Comfort Food

Honorable mention: Readers Late-Night/All-Night

More about 24 Diner in our Restaurant Guide

3 Little Pigs

1209 Rosewood, 512/653-5088
www.3littlepigsaustin.com

Winner: Critics Meatloaf Orgasm

More about 3 Little Pigs in our Restaurant Guide

34th Street Cafe

1005 W. 34th, 512/371-3400
www.34thstreetcafe.com

Winner: Critics Best Old-Fashioned Coconut Cake

More about 34th Street Cafe in our Restaurant Guide

A+A Sichuan China

13376 N Hwy 183, Ste 100, 512/258-5445
www.aasichuanchina.com

Winner: Critics Sichuan Smackdown (TIE)

More about A+A Sichuan China in our Restaurant Guide

Alborz Persian Cuisine

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

Winner: Readers Middle Eastern

More about Alborz Persian Cuisine in our Restaurant Guide

Amy's Ice Creams

various locations
www.amysicecreams.com

Winner: Readers Ice Cream

More about Amy's Ice Creams in our Restaurant Guide

Another Broken Egg Cafe

3016 Guadalupe, 512/777-4482
www.anotherbrokenegg.com

Runner-up: Readers American Breakfast

More about Another Broken Egg Cafe in our Restaurant Guide

Asia Cafe

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

Winner: Critics Sichuan Smackdown (TIE)

Honorable mention: Readers Chinese

More about Asia Cafe in our Restaurant Guide

Aster's Ethiopian Restaurant

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

Runner-up: 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 (29)

Runner-up: Readers Italian

More about Asti in our Restaurant Guide

Austin Eats Food Tours

www.austineatsfoodtours.com

Winner: Critics Best Foodie Way to Get To Know Your City

More about Austin Eats Food Tours in our Restaurant Guide

Austin Land & Cattle Company

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

Winner: Readers Steak (TIE)

More about Austin Land & Cattle Company in our Restaurant Guide

Austin's Pizza

various locations
www.austinspizza.com

Winner: Readers Delivery

Runner-up: Readers Pizza

More about Austin's Pizza in our Restaurant Guide

Baby Acapulco

various locations
www.babyacapulco.com

Honorable mention: Readers Soup

More about Baby Acapulco in our Restaurant Guide

Bacon

900 W. 10th, 512/322-9777
www.baconaustin.com/

Honorable mention: Readers Other Restaurant Worth Noting

More about Bacon in our Restaurant Guide

Barley Swine

6555 Burnet Rd. #400, 512/394-8150
www.barleyswine.com

Winner: Readers Favorites (18)

Runner-up: Readers Locavore Menu

Honorable mention: Readers Chef

Honorable mention: Readers Locally Sourced Dish

More about Barley Swine in our Restaurant Guide

Bartlett's

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

Honorable mention: Readers Salad/Dressing

More about Bartlett's in our Restaurant Guide

Beets Living Foods Cafe

CLOSED

Runner-up: Readers Vegan/Raw

More about Beets Living Foods Cafe in our Restaurant Guide

Berry Austin

5523 Balcones Dr, 512/323-0606
200 Congress Ave, 512/827-2757
www.berryaustin.com

Runner-up: Readers Frozen Yogurt

More about Berry Austin in our Restaurant Guide

Black Sheep Lodge

2108 S. Lamar, 512/707-2744
www.blacksheeplodge.com

Runner-up: Readers Pub Grub

More about Black Sheep Lodge in our Restaurant Guide

Black Star Co-op Pub and Brewery

7020 Easy Wind #100, 512/452-2337
www.blackstar.coop

Winner: Readers Favorites (27)

Winner: Readers Pub Grub

Honorable mention: Readers Beer Selection

Honorable mention: Readers French Fries

Honorable mention: Readers Ice Cream

More about Black Star Co-op Pub and Brewery in our Restaurant Guide

Blue Dahlia Bistro

1115 E. 11th, 512/542-9542
3663 Bee Cave Rd., 512/306-1668
www.bluedahliabistro.com

Honorable mention: Readers French

More about Blue Dahlia Bistro in our Restaurant Guide

Bombay Bistro

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

Runner-up: Readers Indian

More about Bombay Bistro in our Restaurant Guide

Boomerang's Gourmet Veggie & Meat Pies

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

Honorable mention: Readers Other Ethnic

More about Boomerang's Gourmet Veggie & Meat Pies in our Restaurant Guide

Bouldin Creek Cafe

1900 S. First, 512/416-1601
www.bouldincreek.com

Winner: Critics Best Vegan Breakfast

Honorable mention: Readers Vegan/Raw

Honorable mention: Readers Vegetarian Dish

Honorable mention: Readers Vegetarian/Natural Food

More about Bouldin Creek Cafe in our Restaurant Guide

Buda Grocery & Grill

CLOSED

Winner: Critics Burgers to Battle – Make That Crush – the Popular Joints (TIE)

More about Buda Grocery & Grill in our Restaurant Guide

Buenos Aires Cafe

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

Winner: Readers Central/South American

More about Buenos Aires Cafe in our Restaurant Guide

Caffe Medici

2222-B Guadalupe, 512/474-5730
1100 S Lamar Blvd
www.caffemedici.com

Honorable mention: Readers Coffee

More about Caffe Medici in our Restaurant Guide

Casa Colombia

1614 E. Seventh, 512/495-9425
www.casa-colombia.com

Runner-up: Readers Central/South American

More about Casa Colombia in our Restaurant Guide

Casa de Luz

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

Runner-up: Readers Vegan/Raw

Runner-up: Readers Vegetables

Runner-up: Readers Vegetarian/Natural Food

More about Casa de Luz in our Restaurant Guide

Cat Mountain Grill

CLOSED

Winner: Critics Best Northwest Neighborhood Hang-out

More about Cat Mountain Grill in our Restaurant Guide

Cazamance

4204 Manchaca Rd., 512/769-9560
www.cazamance.com

Winner: Critics Destination for African Lamb Burgers

More about Cazamance in our Restaurant Guide

Central Market

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

Winner: Readers Grocery

Runner-up: Readers Bread

Runner-up: Readers Bread

Runner-up: Readers Gelato

Runner-up: Readers Soup

Honorable mention: Readers Bagels

Honorable mention: Readers Place To Take Kids

More about Central Market in our Restaurant Guide

Chago's Caribbean Cuisine

7301 N. Lamar, 512/275-6013

Winner: Critics Cuban Sandwich Smackdown (TIE)

More about Chago's Caribbean Cuisine in our Restaurant Guide

Chez Nous

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

Runner-up: Readers French

More about Chez Nous in our Restaurant Guide

Chez Zee

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

Winner: Readers Favorites (34)

Runner-up: Readers Dessert

More about Chez Zee in our Restaurant Guide

Chi'Lantro BBQ

1509 S. Lamar, 512/428-5269
5222 Burnet Rd, 512/852-9970
www.chilantrobbq.com

Winner: Readers Street Food

Honorable mention: Readers Korean

Honorable mention: Readers Other Asian

More about Chi'Lantro BBQ in our Restaurant Guide

China Dynasty

2110 W. Slaughter Ln. #101, 512/280-3777

Winner: Critics Best Way to Start a Chinese Meal

More about China Dynasty 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

Runner-up: Readers Dim Sum

More about Chinatown in our Restaurant Guide

Chuy's

various locations
www.chuys.com

Winner: Readers Chips and Salsa

Winner: Readers Enchiladas

Winner: Readers Favorites (16)

Winner: Readers Tex-Mex

Runner-up: Readers Place To Take Kids

Honorable mention: Readers Heat-Seeking Dish

Honorable mention: Readers Taco

More about Chuy's in our Restaurant Guide

Cisco's

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

Honorable mention: Readers Mexican Breakfast

More about Cisco's in our Restaurant Guide

CoCo's Cafe

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

Winner: Readers Bargain Dish (TIE)

Winner: Readers Other Asian

Winner: Readers Other Ethnic

Winner: Readers Soup (TIE)

Winner: Readers Takeout (TIE)

Winner: Readers Vegetarian Dish

Runner-up: Readers Fast Food

Honorable mention: Readers Comfort Food

More about CoCo's Cafe 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

Congress

CLOSED

Honorable mention: Readers Chef

Honorable mention: Readers Romantic

Honorable mention: Readers Wine List

More about Congress in our Restaurant Guide

Contigo

2027 Anchor, 512/614-2260
www.contigotexas.com/austin

Winner: Critics Best Place to Celebrate Anything with All Your Friends

Winner: Critics Pastry Chefs to Watch This Year (TIE)

Winner: Readers Favorites (4)

Runner-up: Readers New Restaurant

Runner-up: Readers Patio/Biergarten

Honorable mention: Readers Chef

Honorable mention: Readers Locally Sourced Dish

Honorable mention: Readers Locavore Menu

More about Contigo in our Restaurant Guide

Cool Haus

eatcoolhaus.com/austin

Honorable mention: Readers Ice Cream

More about Cool Haus in our Restaurant Guide

Cool River Cafe

CLOSED

Runner-up: Readers Decor

Runner-up: Readers Wine List

More about Cool River Cafe in our Restaurant Guide

Counter Cafe

626 N. Lamar, 512/708-8800
1914-A E. Sixth, 512/351-9961
www.countercafe.com

Honorable mention: Readers American Breakfast

More about Counter Cafe in our Restaurant Guide

Counter Culture

2337 E. Cesar Chavez, 512/524-1540
www.countercultureaustin.com

Honorable mention: Readers Vegan/Raw

More about Counter Culture 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

More about County Line in our Restaurant Guide

Cuban Sandwich Cafe

9616 N Lamar Suite 141, 512/669-5242
cubansandwichcafe.webs.com/

Winner: Critics Cuban Sandwich Smackdown (TIE)

More about Cuban Sandwich Cafe in our Restaurant Guide

Curra's Grill

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

Honorable mention: Readers Mexican (non-Tex-Mex)

More about Curra's Grill in our Restaurant Guide

Cutie Pies

www.cutiepiewagon.com

Honorable mention: Readers Pie

More about Cutie Pies in our Restaurant Guide

Cypress Grill

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

Winner: Readers Cajun/Creole

Winner: Readers Favorites (31)

More about Cypress Grill in our Restaurant Guide

Daily Juice Cafe

CLOSED

Honorable mention: Readers Vegetarian/Natural Food

More about Daily Juice Cafe 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

Delysia Chocolatier

www.delysia.com/

Runner-up: Readers Local Chocolate

More about Delysia Chocolatier in our Restaurant Guide

Dimassi's Mediterranean Buffet

CLOSED

Runner-up: Readers Middle Eastern

More about Dimassi's Mediterranean Buffet in our Restaurant Guide

Din Ho Chinese BBQ

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

Winner: Readers Chinese (TIE)

More about Din Ho Chinese BBQ in our Restaurant Guide

Dolce Vita

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

Runner-up: Readers Gelato

More about Dolce Vita in our Restaurant Guide

Draught House Pub & Brewery

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

Honorable mention: Readers Beer Selection

Honorable mention: Readers Patio/Biergarten

More about Draught House Pub & Brewery in our Restaurant Guide

East Side Pies

1401-B Rosewood, 512/524-0933
5312-G Airport, 512/454-7437
www.eastsidepies.com

Runner-up: Readers Delivery

Runner-up: Readers Pizza

More about East Side Pies in our Restaurant Guide

East Side Show Room

1100 E. Sixth, 512/467-4280
www.eastsideshowroom.com

Honorable mention: Readers Mixologist

More about East Side Show Room in our Restaurant Guide

Eastside Cafe

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

Winner: Readers Locally Sourced Dish

Winner: Readers Pie (TIE)

Winner: Readers Vegetables (TIE)

Honorable mention: Readers Locavore Menu

More about Eastside Cafe in our Restaurant Guide

Easy Tiger

709 E. Sixth, 512/614-4972
www.easytigeraustin.com

Winner: Readers Bread (TIE)

Winner: Readers Patio/Biergarten

Runner-up: Readers Beer Selection

Runner-up: Readers Full-Service Bakery

Runner-up: Readers New Restaurant

More about Easy Tiger 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

Runner-up: Readers Seafood Dish

Runner-up: Readers Steak

Honorable mention: Readers Appetizer

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

Einstein Bros. Bagels

various locations
www.einsteinbros.com

Winner: Readers Bagels

More about Einstein Bros. Bagels in our Restaurant Guide

El Arbol

CLOSED

Honorable mention: Readers Place We Wish Were Still Open

More about El Arbol in our Restaurant Guide

El Chile Cafe y Cantina

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

Honorable mention: Readers Chips and Salsa

More about El Chile Cafe y Cantina in our Restaurant Guide

El Naranjo

85 Rainey, 512/474-2776
www.elnaranjo-restaurant.com

Winner: Critics Restaurant We’re Glad Is Finally Open

More about El Naranjo in our Restaurant Guide

El Taco Rico

Winner: Critics Barbacoa That’s Heads Above All Others (TIE)

More about El Taco Rico in our Restaurant Guide

Elizabeth Street Cafe

1501 S. First, 512/291-2881
www.elizabethstreetcafe.com

Winner: Critics Best Shaking Beef

Winner: Critics Pastry Chefs to Watch This Year (TIE)

Winner: Readers Favorites (32)

Runner-up: Readers Pho

Honorable mention: Readers New Restaurant

More about Elizabeth Street Cafe in our Restaurant Guide

Enchiladas y Mas

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

Winner: Readers Favorites (26)

Runner-up: Readers Bargain Dish

Runner-up: Readers Enchiladas

Honorable mention: Readers Tex-Mex

More about Enchiladas y Mas in our Restaurant Guide

Enoteca Vespaio

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

Winner: Critics Best Oldie but Goodies (TIE)

Honorable mention: Readers Italian

More about Enoteca Vespaio in our Restaurant Guide

Evangeline Cafe

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

Winner: Critics Best Swamp Romp Outside the Swamp

Runner-up: Readers Cajun/Creole

More about Evangeline Cafe in our Restaurant Guide

Fadó Irish Pub & Restaurant

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

Honorable mention: Readers Pub Grub

More about Fadó Irish Pub & Restaurant in our Restaurant Guide

Fiesta

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

Winner: Readers Ethnic Market (TIE)

More about Fiesta in our Restaurant Guide

Fino Restaurant Patio & Bar

CLOSED

Winner: Readers Favorites (17)

More about Fino Restaurant Patio & Bar 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

Flying Saucer

815 W. 47th, 512/454-8200
www.beerknurd.com

Winner: Readers Beer Selection (TIE)

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Fogo de Chão

309 E. Third, 512/472-0220
www.fogodechao.com

Runner-up: Readers Central/South American

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Fonda San Miguel

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

Winner: Readers Favorites (8)

Winner: Readers Mexican (non-Tex-Mex)

Honorable mention: Readers Decor

Honorable mention: Readers Enchiladas

More about Fonda San Miguel in our Restaurant Guide

Foreign & Domestic

306 E. 53rd, 512/459-1010
www.fndaustin.com

Winner: Critics Best Beef Tongue Dishes

Winner: Critics Best Food Show in Town

Winner: Readers Favorites (20)

Honorable mention: Readers Other Restaurant Worth Noting

More about Foreign & Domestic in our Restaurant Guide

Frank

407 Colorado, 512/494-6916
www.hotdogscoldbeer.com

Winner: Readers Hot Dog

More about Frank in our Restaurant Guide

Franklin Barbecue

900 E. 11th, 512/653-1187
www.franklinbarbecue.com

Winner: Critics BBQ Worth Staying in Town For (TIE)

Winner: Readers Barbecue

More about Franklin Barbecue in our Restaurant Guide

Freddie's Place

CLOSED

Runner-up: Readers Place To Take Kids

More about Freddie's Place in our Restaurant Guide

French Quarter Grille

13000 N. I-35 #600, 512/832-9090
www.frenchquartergrilleaustin.com

Winner: Critics Best Crème Brulee

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Fricano's Deli

2405 Nueces, 512/482-3322
www.fricanosdeli.com

Honorable mention: Readers Sandwich

More about Fricano's Deli in our Restaurant Guide

Fujian Grand China

8709 N I-35, 512/977-8822

Honorable mention: Readers Buffet

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G'Raj Mahal Cafe

73 Rainey, 512/480-2255
www.grajmahalaustin.com

Honorable mention: Readers Indian

More about G'Raj Mahal Cafe in our Restaurant Guide

Get Sum Dim Sum

CLOSED

Honorable mention: Readers Dim Sum

More about Get Sum Dim Sum in our Restaurant Guide

Gloria's Restaurant

3309 Esperanza Crossing #100, 512/833-6400
300 W. Sixth, 512/236-1795
www.gloriascuisine.com

Runner-up: Readers Central/South American

Honorable mention: Readers Central/South American

More about Gloria's Restaurant in our Restaurant Guide

Green Pastures Restaurant

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

Honorable mention: Readers Place To Take Parents

More about Green Pastures Restaurant in our Restaurant Guide

Gumbo's

CLOSED

Runner-up: Readers Cajun/Creole

More about Gumbo's in our Restaurant Guide

H-E-B

1000 E. 41st., 512/459-6513

Runner-up: Readers Grocery

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Hai Ky

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

Runner-up: Readers Vietnamese

Honorable mention: Readers Pho

More about Hai Ky in our Restaurant Guide

Hecho en México

More about Hecho en México in our Restaurant Guide

Hill Country Pierogi

hillcountrypierogi.com

Winner: Critics Best Polish Prize Purses

More about Hill Country Pierogi in our Restaurant Guide

Hill's Cafe

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

Honorable mention: Readers Chicken-Fried Steak

More about Hill's Cafe in our Restaurant Guide

Holy Cacao

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

Honorable mention: Readers Local Chocolate

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Home Slice Pizza

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

Winner: Readers Favorites (13)

Winner: Readers Pizza

More about Home Slice Pizza in our Restaurant Guide

Hoover's Cooking

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

Winner: Readers Comfort Food

Runner-up: Readers Chicken-Fried Steak

Honorable mention: Readers Vegetables

More about Hoover's Cooking in our Restaurant Guide

Hopdoddy Burger Bar

various locations
https://www.hopdoddy.com/

Winner: Readers Favorites (24)

Winner: Readers Hamburger

Runner-up: Readers French Fries

Runner-up: Readers Veggie Burger

More about Hopdoddy Burger Bar in our Restaurant Guide

Houndstooth Coffee

4200 N. Lamar #120, 512/531-9417
401 Congress Ste. 100-C, 512/394-6051
www.houndstoothcoffee.com

Winner: Critics Best Damn Cup of Coffee, Period

Winner: Readers Coffee

More about Houndstooth Coffee in our Restaurant Guide

Houston's

CLOSED

Winner: Readers Place We Wish Were Still Open

More about Houston's in our Restaurant Guide

Hudson's on the Bend

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

Runner-up: Readers Restaurant Within 60 Miles of Austin

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

Hut's Hamburgers

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

Runner-up: Readers Hamburger

Honorable mention: Readers Bargain Dish

Honorable mention: Readers Vegetarian Dish

Honorable mention: Readers Veggie Burger

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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III Forks

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

Honorable mention: Readers Steak

More about III Forks in our Restaurant Guide

Indian Spicy Kitchen

CLOSED

Winner: Critics Krishna Smiles on ATX

More about Indian Spicy Kitchen in our Restaurant Guide

Jim's Restaurant

various locations
www.jimsrestaurants.com

Honorable mention: Readers American Breakfast

More about Jim's Restaurant in our Restaurant Guide

Jimmy John's Gourmet Sandwiches

various locations
www.jimmyjohns.com

Honorable mention: Readers Delivery

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

JMueller BBQ

CLOSED

Winner: Critics BBQ Worth Staying in Town For (TIE)

More about JMueller BBQ in our Restaurant Guide

Jo's Coffee

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

Runner-up: Readers Coffee

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Juan in a Million

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

Winner: Readers Mexican Breakfast

Runner-up: Readers Bargain Dish

More about Juan in a Million in our Restaurant Guide

JuiceLand

various locations
www.juicelandaustin.com

Honorable mention: Readers Vegan/Raw

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Justine's Brasserie

4710 E. Fifth, 512/385-2900
1303 E. Seventh
www.justines1937.com

Winner: Critics Best Place to Drop a Bill on Dinner without Blinking an Eye

Winner: Readers Favorites (9)

Winner: Readers French

Winner: Readers Romantic

Honorable mention: Readers Late-Night/All-Night

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Katz's Deli & Bar

CLOSED

Runner-up: Readers Place We Wish Were Still Open

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

Kerbey Lane Cafe

various locations
www.kerbeylanecafe.com

Winner: Readers American Breakfast

Winner: 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

Honorable mention: Readers Pho

Honorable mention: Readers Vietnamese

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

Kome

4917 Airport, 512/712-5700
www.kome-austin.com

Winner: Critics Best Japanese Lunch

Winner: Critics Boffo Combo Real Meal Deal Packs Lunch Punch!

Winner: Readers Favorites (21)

Winner: Readers New Restaurant

Runner-up: Readers Japanese

Honorable mention: Readers Other Asian

Honorable mention: Readers Sushi

More about Kome in our Restaurant Guide

Korea House

2700 W. Anderson, 512/458-2477

Winner: Readers Korean

More about Korea House in our Restaurant Guide

Korean Grill

10901 N. Lamar, 512/339-0234
www.koreangrillaustin.com

Honorable mention: Readers Korean

More about Korean Grill in our Restaurant Guide

Koriente Restaurant & Tea House

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

Runner-up: Readers Korean

More about Koriente Restaurant & Tea House in our Restaurant Guide

La Condesa

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

Winner: Critics Best Consistently Delicious Sip & Stroll Event Party Dishes (TIE)

Winner: Critics Pastry Chefs to Watch This Year (TIE)

Winner: Readers Appetizer (TIE)

Winner: Readers Decor

Winner: Readers Dessert (TIE)

Winner: Readers Favorites (2)

Winner: Readers Mixologist (TIE)

Winner: Readers Service/Waitstaff

Runner-up: Readers Chef

Runner-up: Readers Chips and Salsa

Runner-up: Readers Happy Hour/Deal

Runner-up: Readers Mexican (non-Tex-Mex)

Runner-up: Readers Sunday Brunch

Honorable mention: Readers Locally Sourced Dish

Honorable mention: Readers Place To Take Parents

Honorable mention: Readers Taco

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La Michoacana Paletas

1917 E. Seventh, 512/473-8487
6908 Cameron, 512/451-9404
512 W. Stassney, 512/916-9938
www.lamichoacanameatmarket.com

Winner: Critics Barbacoa That’s Heads Above All Others (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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Las Delicias Meat Market

111 W William Cannon, 512/326-2525

Winner: Critics Barbacoa That’s Heads Above All Others (TIE)

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Las Manitas Avenue Cafe

www.savelasmanitas.org/en

Runner-up: Readers Place We Wish Were Still Open

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leaf

419 W. Second, 512/474-5323
www.leafsalad.com

Runner-up: Readers Salad/Dressing

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Lenoir

1807 S. First, 512/215-9778
www.lenoirrestaurant.com

Winner: Critics Best Place to Fall in Love

Honorable mention: Readers New Restaurant

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Lick

2032 S. Lamar, 512/363-5622
6555 Burnet Rd., 512/609-8029
www.ilikelick.com

Runner-up: Readers Ice Cream

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Little Country Diner

Winner: Critics Best Turkish Delight

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Little Deli & Pizzeria

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

Honorable mention: Readers Sandwich

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Live Oak Barbecue

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Winner: Critics BBQ Worth Staying in Town For (TIE)

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Luke's Inside Out

1109 S. Lamar, 512/589-8883
www.lukesinsideout.com

Winner: Critics Best (and Possibly Only) Food Trailer with an Adjoining Air-conditioned Dining Room

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Madam Mam's

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

Runner-up: Readers Thai

Honorable mention: Readers Heat-Seeking Dish

Honorable mention: Readers Takeout

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Maggiano's Little Italy

10910 Domain Dr. #100, 512/501-7870
www.maggianos.com

Honorable mention: Readers Italian

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Magnolia Cafe

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

Runner-up: Readers American Breakfast

Runner-up: Readers Late-Night/All-Night

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Man Bites Dog

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Runner-up: Readers Hot Dog

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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

Runner-up: Readers Italian

Honorable mention: Readers Gelato

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Manuel's

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

Winner: Readers Favorites (25)

Honorable mention: Readers Happy Hour/Deal

Honorable mention: Readers Mexican (non-Tex-Mex)

Honorable mention: Readers Place To Take Parents

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Matt's El Rancho

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

Honorable mention: Readers Chips and Salsa

Honorable mention: Readers Enchiladas

Honorable mention: Readers Tex-Mex

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Maudie's Tex-Mex

various locations
www.maudies.com

Runner-up: Readers Enchiladas

Runner-up: Readers Mexican Breakfast

Runner-up: Readers Tex-Mex

Honorable mention: Readers Chips and Salsa

Honorable mention: Readers Taco

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Max's Wine Dive

207 San Jacinto, 512/904-0111
www.maxswinedive.com

Runner-up: Readers Wine List

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Mi Kfecito

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Winner: Critics Cuban Sandwich Smackdown (TIE)

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Mi Ranchito Taqueria

1105 FM 1626, Manchaca, 512/292-8107
5200 E. William Cannon, 512/632-9196

Winner: Critics Burgers to Battle – Make That Crush – the Popular Joints (TIE)

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Midnight Cowboy

313 E. Sixth, 512/843-2715
www.midnightcowboymodeling.com

Winner: Critics Coolest New Bar Experience

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Midnight Cowboy Oriental Massage

313 E. Sixth, 512/474-8662

Honorable mention: Readers Mixologist

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Mighty Fine

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

Runner-up: Readers French Fries

Runner-up: Readers Hamburger

Honorable mention: Readers Fast Food

Honorable mention: Readers Hot Dog

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Miles of Chocolate

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

Winner: Readers Local Chocolate

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Monument Cafe

500 S. Austin Ave., Georgetown, 512/930-9586
www.themonumentcafe.com

Honorable mention: Readers Restaurant Within 60 Miles of Austin

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Moonshine Patio Bar & Grill

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

Winner: Readers Favorites (5)

Winner: Readers Sunday Brunch

Runner-up: Readers American

Runner-up: Readers Appetizer

Runner-up: Readers Place To Take Parents

Honorable mention: Readers Buffet

Honorable mention: Readers Chicken-Fried Steak

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Mother's Cafe & Garden

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

Winner: Readers Salad/Dressing

Winner: Readers Vegetarian/Natural Food

Runner-up: Readers Vegetarian Dish

Runner-up: Readers Veggie Burger

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 Vegan/Raw

Runner-up: Readers Vegetarian/Natural Food

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MT Supermarket

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

Winner: Readers Ethnic Market (TIE)

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Musashino Sushi Dokoro

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

Honorable mention: Readers Japanese

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Odd Duck Farm to Trailer

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Honorable mention: Readers Place We Wish Were Still Open

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Olive & June

3411 Glenview, 512/467-9898
www.oliveandjune-austin.com

Honorable mention: Readers New Restaurant

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Olivia

2043 S. Lamar, 512/804-2700
www.olivia-austin.com

Winner: Readers Favorites (23)

Honorable mention: Readers Locavore Menu

Honorable mention: Readers Place To Take Parents

Honorable mention: Readers Sunday Brunch

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Once Over Coffee Bar

2009 S. First, 512/326-9575
www.onceovercoffeebar.com

Honorable mention: Readers Coffee

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Opie's Barbecue

9504 E. Texas Hwy. 71, Spicewood, 830/693-8660
www.fb.com/pages/Opies-Barbecue/315534338737

Winner: Critics Best Barbecue Side Dishes

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P. Terry's Burger Stand

various locations
www.pterrys.com

Winner: Readers Fast Food

Winner: Readers Veggie Burger

Honorable mention: Readers French Fries

Honorable mention: Readers Hamburger

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Winner: Readers Favorites (12)

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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 Bread

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parkside

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

Winner: Readers Favorites (30)

Honorable mention: Readers American

Honorable mention: Readers Appetizer

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Peche

208 W. Fourth, 512/494-4011
www.pecheaustin.com

Winner: Readers Mixologist (TIE)

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Pei Wei Asian Diner

various locations
www.peiwei.com

Runner-up: Readers Other Restaurant Worth Noting

Runner-up: Readers Takeout

Runner-up: Readers Takeout

Honorable mention: Readers Fast Food

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Perla's

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

Winner: Readers Favorites (19)

Winner: Readers Seafood Dish

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Perry's Steakhouse & Grille

114 W. Seventh, 512/474-6300
www.perryssteakhouse.com

Honorable mention: Readers Steak

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Phara's

111 E. North Loop, 512/632-7067
www.pharas.com

Runner-up: Readers Middle Eastern

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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

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Pho Danh

11220 N. Lamar Blvd., 512/837-7800

Winner: Readers Pho

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Pho Saigon

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

Honorable mention: Readers Pho

Honorable mention: 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

Runner-up: Readers Ethnic Market

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Pie Fixes Everything

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Runner-up: Readers Pie

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Pluckers Wing Bar

various locations
www.pluckers.com

Winner: Readers American

Winner: Readers Heat-Seeking Dish

Runner-up: Readers Takeout

Runner-up: Readers Takeout

Honorable mention: Readers Comfort Food

Honorable mention: Readers Delivery

Honorable mention: Readers Fast Food

Honorable mention: Readers Late-Night/All-Night

Honorable mention: Readers Pub Grub

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Polvos

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

Runner-up: Readers Chips and Salsa

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Quack's 43rd Street Bakery

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

Honorable mention: Readers Full-Service Bakery

Honorable mention: Readers Pie

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Quality Seafood Market

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

Honorable mention: Readers Cajun/Creole

Honorable mention: Readers Seafood Dish

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Ranch 616

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

Winner: Critics Best Consistently Delicious Sip & Stroll Event Party Dishes (TIE)

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Red Mango

2222 Rio Grande Ste. C-120, 512/476-1496
www.redmangousa.com

Winner: Readers Frozen Yogurt (TIE)

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Red Rabbit Cooperative Bakery

www.redrabbitbakery.com

Winner: Critics Best Vegan Doughnuts

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Red's Porch

3508 S. Lamar, 512/440-7337
www.redsporch.com

Honorable mention: Readers Patio/Biergarten

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Reggie's

Winner: Critics Fried Catfish, Hushpuppies, Dirty Rice, and Boudin Balls Good Enough to Make a Cajun Drool

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Rio's Brazilian Cafe

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Runner-up: Readers Central/South American

Honorable mention: Readers Central/South American

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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

Honorable mention: Readers Barbecue

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Russell's Bakery & Coffee Bar

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

Winner: Critics Best Fifth Grade Afterschool Hangout

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Saigon Street

Winner: Critics Best Drive-by Vietnamese

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Santa Catarina Restaurant

310 RR 620 S. Ste. A-4, Lakeway, 512/300-0946
www.santacatarinarestaurant.com

Winner: Critics Best Lake Mex

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Satay

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

Honorable mention: Readers Thai

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Sazón

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

Honorable mention: Readers Mexican (non-Tex-Mex)

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Shady Grove

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

Honorable mention: Readers Patio/Biergarten

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Shandeez Grill

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

Honorable mention: Readers Middle Eastern

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Shanghai Chinese Restaurant

6718 Middle Fiskville, 512/458-8088

Winner: Readers Chinese (TIE)

Winner: Readers Dim Sum

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Shoal Creek Saloon

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

Honorable mention: Readers Cajun/Creole

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Sonic

various locations
www.sonicdrivein.com

Honorable mention: Readers Hot Dog

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Sputnik

1300 E. Sixth, 512/628-1250
www.sputnik-austin.com

Winner: Critics Burgers to Battle – Make That Crush – the Popular Joints (TIE)

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Starbucks Coffee

various locations
www.starbucks.com

Runner-up: Readers Coffee

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Steiner Ranch Steakhouse

5424 Steiner Ranch Blvd., 512/381-0800
www.steinersteakhouse.com

Winner: Readers Steak (TIE)

Runner-up: Readers Romantic

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Stiles Switch BBQ & Brew

6610 N. Lamar, 512/380-9199
www.stilesswitchbbq.com

Winner: Critics BBQ Worth Staying in Town For (TIE)

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Sugar Mama's Bakeshop

1905-A S. First, 512/448-3727
2406-B Manor Rd., 512/912-6628
www.sugarmamasbakeshop.com

Runner-up: Readers Dessert

Honorable mention: Readers Full-Service Bakery

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Sunflower Restaurant

8557 Research #146, 512/339-7860

Winner: Readers Vietnamese

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Sushi Niichi Japanese Restaurant

705-B W. 24th, 512/469-0499
www.sushiniichi.com

Honorable mention: Readers Japanese

Honorable mention: Readers Seafood Dish

Honorable mention: Readers Sushi

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Sushi Sake

9503 Research #500, 512/527-0888

Winner: Readers Happy Hour/Deal

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Suzi's China Kitchen

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

Honorable mention: Readers Chinese

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Sweet Ritual

4500 Duval St.
www.sweetritual.com

Winner: Critics Best Way to Treat Yo Self

Honorable mention: Readers Ice Cream

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Sweetish Hill Bakery & Cafe

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

Honorable mention: Readers Bread

Honorable mention: Readers Full-Service Bakery

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Swift's Attic

315 Congress, 512/482-8842
www.swiftsattic.com

Winner: Critics Newest Restaurant Dream Team

Winner: Critics Pastry Chefs to Watch This Year (TIE)

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Taco More

9414 Parkfield Dr., 512/821-1561

Winner: Critics So Much More Than Tacos

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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: Readers Favorites (15)

Winner: Readers Taqueria

Runner-up: Readers Taco

Honorable mention: Readers Mexican Breakfast

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Tamale House

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Winner: Readers Bargain Dish (TIE)

Runner-up: Readers Mexican Breakfast

Honorable mention: Readers Taqueria

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Taqueria Arandas No. 3

6534 Burnet, 512/452-9886

Honorable mention: Readers Taqueria

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Tarbouch

534 E. Oltorf, 512/326-2001
www.tarbouchfood.com

Honorable mention: Readers Middle Eastern

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Tarka Indian Kitchen

201 University Oaks #580, Round Rock, 512/246-1922
5207 Brodie #120, 512/892-2008
www.tarkaindiankitchen.com

Winner: Readers Favorites (14)

Winner: Readers Takeout (TIE)

Runner-up: Readers Indian

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Tâm Deli & Cafe

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

Runner-up: Readers Vietnamese

Honorable mention: Readers Bargain Dish

Honorable mention: Readers Vegetarian Dish

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TCBY

various locations
www.tcby.com

Honorable mention: Readers Frozen Yogurt

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Tèo

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Texas French Bread

various locations
www.texasfrenchbread.com

Winner: Readers Bread (TIE)

Winner: Readers Favorites (6)

Winner: Readers Locavore Menu

Runner-up: Readers Locally Sourced Dish

Honorable mention: Readers Full-Service Bakery

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Thai Fresh

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

Winner: Critics Best Place to Get Authentic Thai Street Food

Honorable mention: Readers Thai

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Thai Kitchen

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

Winner: Readers Thai (TIE)

Honorable mention: Readers Heat-Seeking Dish

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Runner-up: Readers Thai

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the backspace

507 San Jacinto, 512/474-9899
www.thebackspace-austin.com

Honorable mention: Readers Pizza

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The Carillon

1900 University Ave., 512/404-3655
www.thecarillonrestaurant.com

Winner: Critics Most creative use of salumi

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The Clay Pit

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

Winner: Readers Favorites (7)

Winner: Readers Indian

Runner-up: Readers Buffet

Runner-up: Readers Happy Hour/Deal

Runner-up: Readers Place To Take Parents

Honorable mention: Readers Service/Waitstaff

Honorable mention: Readers Sunday Brunch

Honorable mention: Readers Vegetarian Dish

Honorable mention: Readers Wine List

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The Dog & Duck Pub

2400-A Webberville Rd.
www.dogandduckpub.com

Honorable mention: Readers Pub Grub

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The Frisco

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

Winner: Readers Pie (TIE)

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The Ginger Man

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

Winner: Readers Beer Selection (TIE)

Honorable mention: Readers Beer Selection

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The Hot Dog King

Eighth & Red River

Honorable mention: Readers Hot Dog

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The Mighty Cone

1720 Barton Springs, 512/383-9609
www.mightycone.com

Honorable mention: Readers Street Food

Honorable mention: Readers Street Food

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The Oasis

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

Winner: Readers Place To Take Parents

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The Salt Lick

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

Winner: Readers Favorites (22)

Winner: Readers Restaurant Within 60 Miles of Austin

Runner-up: Readers Barbecue

Honorable mention: 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

Winner: Readers Soup (TIE)

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The Steeping Room

The Domain, 11410 Century Oaks Terrace #112, 512/977-8337
4400 N. Lamar #102, 512/467-2663
www.thesteepingroom.com

Winner: Readers Favorites (11)

Winner: Readers Other Restaurant Worth Noting

Runner-up: Readers Salad/Dressing

Runner-up: Readers Soup

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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 Vegetables (TIE)

Runner-up: Readers American

Runner-up: Readers Comfort Food

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Thunderbird Coffee

2200 Manor Rd., 512/472-9900
www.thunderbirdcoffee.com

Honorable mention: Readers Coffee

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ThunderCloud Subs

various locations
www.thundercloud.com

Winner: Readers Sandwich

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Titaya's Thai Cuisine

5501 N. Lamar Ste. C-101, 512/458-1792
www.titayasthaicuisine.com

Winner: Readers Thai (TIE)

Runner-up: Readers Heat-Seeking Dish

Honorable mention: Readers Takeout

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Tomunchi Frozen Yogurt

1701 W. Parmer, Ste. 105, 512/491-7138

Runner-up: Readers Frozen Yogurt

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Tortilleria Rio Grande

900 East Braker Lane, 512/973-9696

Winner: Critics Best Place to Buy Fresh Salsa & Chips

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Trace at the W Hotel

200 Lavaca, 512/542-3660
www.traceaustin.com

Winner: Critics Pastry Chefs to Watch This Year (TIE)

Runner-up: Readers Locavore Menu

Honorable mention: Readers Bread

Honorable mention: Readers Decor

Honorable mention: Readers Dessert

Honorable mention: Readers Service/Waitstaff

Honorable mention: Readers Sunday Brunch

Honorable mention: Readers Veggie Burger

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Trattoria Lisina

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

Honorable mention: Readers Restaurant Within 60 Miles of Austin

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Trudy's

various locations
www.trudys.com

Winner: Readers Favorites (35)

Runner-up: Readers Enchiladas

Runner-up: Readers Tex-Mex

Honorable mention: Readers Chicken-Fried Steak

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Uchi

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

Winner: Readers Favorites (1)

Winner: Readers Sushi

Runner-up: Readers Chef

Runner-up: Readers Japanese

Runner-up: Readers Service/Waitstaff

Honorable mention: Readers Bread

Honorable mention: Readers Dessert

Honorable mention: Readers Romantic

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Uchiko

4200 N. Lamar #140, 512/916-4808
www.uchiaustin.com/uchiko

Winner: Readers Appetizer (TIE)

Winner: Readers Chef

Winner: Readers Dessert (TIE)

Winner: Readers Favorites (3)

Winner: Readers Japanese

Runner-up: Readers Decor

Runner-up: Readers Service/Waitstaff

Runner-up: Readers Sushi

Honorable mention: Readers Seafood Dish

More about Uchiko in our Restaurant Guide

Upper Crust Bakery

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

Winner: Readers Full-Service Bakery

Runner-up: Readers Bread

Runner-up: Readers Bread

Honorable mention: Readers Pie

More about Upper Crust Bakery in our Restaurant Guide

Veggie Heaven

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

Runner-up: Readers Vegetarian Dish

More about Veggie Heaven in our Restaurant Guide

VERTS Berlin-Inspired Kebap

various locations
vertskebap.com

Honorable mention: Readers Other Ethnic

More about VERTS Berlin-Inspired Kebap in our Restaurant Guide

Vespaio

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

Winner: Critics Best Oldie but Goodies (TIE)

Winner: Readers Favorites (10)

Winner: Readers Italian

More about Vespaio in our Restaurant Guide

Vino Vino

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

Winner: Critics Best Place for an Ice-cold Rosé

Winner: Readers Wine List

More about Vino Vino in our Restaurant Guide

Vivo

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

Runner-up: Readers Chips and Salsa

More about Vivo in our Restaurant Guide

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Winner: Critics Best Brisket Enchiladas

More about Vivo CLOSED in our Restaurant Guide

W Hotel

200 Lavaca, 512/542-3600
www.whotelaustin.com

Runner-up: Readers Mixologist

More about W Hotel in our Restaurant Guide

Walton's Fancy and Staple

609 W. Sixth, 512/542-3380
www.waltonsfancyandstaple.com

Winner: Critics Best Golden Eggs

More about Walton's Fancy and Staple in our Restaurant Guide

Waterloo Ice House

various locations
www.waterlooicehouse.com

Honorable mention: Readers Place To Take Kids

Honorable mention: Readers Place To Take Kids

More about Waterloo Ice House in our Restaurant Guide

WeFuse

Honorable mention: Readers French

More about WeFuse in our Restaurant Guide

Whataburger

www.whataburger.com

Runner-up: Readers Fast Food

More about Whataburger in our Restaurant Guide

Wheatsville Food Co-op

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

Honorable mention: Readers Grocery

More about Wheatsville Food Co-op in our Restaurant Guide

Whip In

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

Winner: Critics Best Place to Score a Cool Wine from the South of France with a Hot Chana Masala

Runner-up: Readers Beer Selection

Honorable mention: Readers Ethnic Market

Honorable mention: Readers Indian

More about Whip In in our Restaurant Guide

Whole Foods Market

various locations
www.wholefoodsmarket.com

Runner-up: Readers Bread

Runner-up: Readers Bread

Runner-up: Readers Grocery

Honorable mention: Readers Gelato

Honorable mention: Readers Local Chocolate

More about Whole Foods Market in our Restaurant Guide

Wholy Bagel

4404-P W. William Cannon, 512/899-0200
www.wholybagelatx.com/

Honorable mention: Readers Bagels

More about Wholy Bagel in our Restaurant Guide

wink

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

Winner: Readers Favorites (33)

Honorable mention: Readers Romantic

More about wink in our Restaurant Guide

Woodland

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

Winner: Critics Best Shrimp & Grits

More about Woodland in our Restaurant Guide

World Food & Halal Market

9616 N. Lamar, 512/832-8365

Honorable mention: Readers Ethnic Market

More about World Food & Halal Market in our Restaurant Guide

Yogurt Planet

4601 North Lamar Boulevard

Winner: Readers Frozen Yogurt (TIE)

More about Yogurt Planet in our Restaurant Guide

Yogurtland

2525 W Anderson, Ste 125, 512/452-7300
www.yogurt-land.com

Honorable mention: Readers Frozen Yogurt

More about Yogurtland in our Restaurant Guide

Zen Japanese Food Fast

various locations
www.eatzen.com

Honorable mention: Readers Japanese

More about Zen Japanese Food Fast in our Restaurant Guide

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