Finn & Porter
500 E. Fourth, Austin, 78701, 512/493-4900
Hours: Mon.-Thu., 5pm-10pm; Fri.-Sat., 5pm-11pm
Don't let the fact that it's in a hotel scare you off. Finn & Porter is a gorgeous place with top-notch sushi, inventive seafood, and perfectly cooked prime beef.
This pleasant dining room in the Omni Hotel atrium offers a Southwestern menu and a dynamite Sunday brunch with waffle and omelet stations.
700 San Jacinto, 512/476-3700
European, Cajun, and Southern dishes are prepared with organic, local, and homegrown ingredients. A great selection of beers and spirits as well as a well-thought-out wine list complete the experience.
500 W. Sixth, 512/477-2377
Jennifer Costello and Chris Hurley are churning out New American cuisine with a precision and deftness that puts you at the table with local, seasonal sourcing, prepared to bring out the inherent flavors of superb ingredients.
You know that imaginary, Mom-worthy perfect brunch? Think Pop-Over Eggs Benny, bananas Foster french toast, and chipotle-lime chicken hash.
202 W. Cesar Chavez, 512/428-4643