Banger's Sausage House & Beer Garden
79 Rainey, 512/386-1656
Hours: Mon.-Wed., 11am-11pm; Thu.-Sat., 11am-12mid; Sun., 10am-11pm
Celebrating sausage on Rainey Street, this place has become a neighborhood staple. Sure, the ample and often unexpected selections of sausage are responsible, but don't forget the creative specials, such as fried chicken sausage atop creamy mashed potatoes.
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