Nutty Brown Cafe
12225 Hwy. 290 W., Austin, 78737, 512/301-4648
Hours: Thu., 11am-12mid; Fri.-Sat, 11am-10pm; Sun., 10am-9pm
Good food, good prices, and a gorgeous outdoor venue for eating steak fries (actually a rib eye and french fries) under a big oak.
- 2006: Critics Best Place to Take the Kiddos Out to Dinner (Kids' Nights at Nutty Brown Cafe)
Located inside the Downtown DoubleTree Suites, the cafe serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner daily.
303 W. 15th, 512/478-7000
Alamo Village shows new – and mainstream – movies with the same old – and delicious – menu as its Downtown progenitor.
2700 W. Anderson, 512/861-7030
The bistro burger with fries is the best bet here during the daytime, but Tuesday through Thursday from 4 to 7pm, you can nab great bar food for $5.
319 Congress, 512/472-1884