207 E. 53rd, 512/614-6683
Hours: Sun.-Mon., 4pm-11pm; Tue.-Sat., 4pm-12mid
photo by John Anderson
Craft cocktails mixed by renowned bartenders, accompanied by pub classics made inspirational with seasonal, locally sourced ingredients and expert chefs.
North Loop neighborhood bar touts creative cocktails and an unusual wine list
Claudia Alarcón, July 26, 2012
Foam over function
Adrienne Whitehorse, April 12, 2018
- 2014: Readers Best Bartender (Dennis Gobis, Drink.Well)
- 2014: Readers Best Cocktails
Offering a daily chef's selection of skillfully prepared seasonal and local small plates that use everything from sauerkraut to sunchokes.
6555 Burnet Rd. #400, 512/394-8150
Black Star is the world’s first cooperatively-owned and worker self-managed brewpub. Start with the fried jalapeños, or a cornbread, and try the sandwiches or dinner entrées as you work through the local brews.
7020 Easy Wind #100, 512/452-2337
Don’t be thrown by the approachable, informal atmosphere: The classically trained Chef Ned Elliott is putting out some seriously sophisticated food. The seasonal menu is limited, but that just means you get to eat your way through it faster.
306 E. 53rd, 512/459-1010