Copper Restaurant & Bar
300 S. Congress, 512/469-9000
This underappreciated gem serves well-prepared, reasonably priced steaks and generous, tasty sides in a casual atmosphere.
Elegant ambience and service is paired with first-rate steaks at quite reasonable prices. Particular care is taken with the sides, making for a complete experience. Don't miss the excellent wine list.
1205 N. Lamar, 512/472-1813
The main attraction is perfectly prepared beef presented in a comfortable, clubby setting and enhanced by an extensive wine list and accomplished service. Be careful with hand-crafted cocktails including the Farmer's Daughter, Clover Club, and Blood Orange Sangria.
320 E. Second, 512/457-1500
They offer a challenging but often rewarding menu. Start with the fried pickles and a cocktail or two from the superior spirits list. Don't forget about the live music and catering.
10903 Pecan Park, 512/506-8700