300 Colorado #200, Austin, 78701, 512/495-6504
Hours: Lunch: Mon.-Fri., 11:30am-2pm; Dinner: Mon.-Fri., 5:30-11pm; Sat.-Sun., 5-10pm
The perfect meal here is the 22-ounce "Cowboy Cut" rib eye, along with its justifiably famous wedge of iceberg slathered with decadent bleu-cheese dressing.
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