Pei Wei Asian Diner
12901 N. I-35, 512/691-3060
A sleek diner atmosphere and affordable favorites keep the crowds coming back for lunch and dinner. Choose your own combinations for noodle and rice bowls.
Some say it's got the best dim sum in town, with a full bar, wine, and sake. The choices include mostly Hong Kong and Cantonese classics.
3407 Greystone, 512/343-9307
has a menu long on fresh seafood and meat, all authentically prepared and priced right – try roast or Beijing duck, Chinese barbecue pork, whole roast pigs, hot pots, and more. Get it to go, or eat there.
8557 Research #116, 512/832-8788
Bustling Sichuan eatery shines with their dumplings.
8650 Spicewood Springs Rd. #109, 512/258-7587