Shanghai Chinese Restaurant
6718 Middle Fiskville, 512/458-8088
Hours: Mon.-Thu., 11am-9:30pm, Fri.-Sat., 11am-10pm, Sun., 11am-9pm; Dim Sum cart: Sat.-Sun., 11am-3pm
The extensive menu contains enough choices to satisfy any craving, ranging from the usual favorites to exotic Cantonese offerings to dim sum cart service on weekends.
The Palace was huge back in the Seventies and Eighties, with long lines and great Chinese cuisine. It's back with a vengeance and loaded with authentic flavor. Get it delivered if you don't want to leave the house.
6605 Airport, 512/451-7104
Most folks go for the pho or the bun, but you should give the dinners a try. The hot-and-sour soup rocks, and the lunch specials are big, cheap, and delicious.
7601-I N. Lamar, 512/451-2464
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.
1000 E. 41st, 512/382-3860