510 Neches, Austin, 78701, 512/473-2413
Hours: Lunch: Tue.-Fri., 11:45am-2pm; Dinner: Tue.-Sun., 6pm-10:30pm
This grand-mère of Austin's French restaurants offers classic bistro fare. After all these years, we're still partial to the salade lyonnaise and the elegant mousse au chocolat.
Where to play while the kids are away
Emily Beyda, Sept. 22, 2016
Veteran French Restaurant Continues to Please
Rebecca Chastenet dé Gery, Feb. 8, 1996
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