3110 Guadalupe, 512/537-0467
photo by John Anderson
This popular near-campus watering hole features French comfort food that transcends the genre of bar fare. The frites are nearly perfect: not too thin or thick, with some skin, appropriately salted, and sprinkled with parsley.
It's March in Austin, not April in Paris, but Hopfields splits the difference
Melanie Haupt, March 22, 2012
More than a venue
Jessi Cape, Jan. 7, 2021
All the taste, none of the meat
Melanie Haupt, Dec. 19, 2019
Near-ideal settings for a successful book group meeting, with food and drinks, decent acoustics, and seating that allows for spirited discussion without having to shout
Melanie Haupt, Dec. 27, 2018
In addition to a full espresso bar and French bakery, this place has an extensive menu including sweet and savory crepes, quiches, and croque-monsieurs. Sandwiches are available as paninis or on a fresh half-baguette, and all breads and pastries are baked in-house.
12101 FM 2244, 512/263-8388
This sunny, lovely bistro specializes in French treats like tartines, mussels, and boeuf bourguignon.
3663 Bee Cave Rd., 512/306-1668
Extensive coffee and tea options, local craft beers, and sweet and savory crepes to soak it all up.
1834 E. Oltorf, 512/710-9473