506 West Ave., 512/298-0853
Combining 2/3 Easy Tiger, 1/3 24 Diner, and maybe just a splash of the W. Fifth bars it neighbors, this unpretentious concept focuses on heady drinks, classic sandwiches, and daily blue plate specials. Don't forget to take a selfie by the pink neon sign out front.
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Brandon Watson, July 28, 2016
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
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Located inside the Downtown DoubleTree Suites, the cafe serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner daily.
303 W. 15th
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.
79 Rainey, 512/386-1656
The best meal to have here is Sunday brunch. The steak and eggs are just that, a decent-sized rib eye and a couple of eggs, all cooked precisely to order. All seats are alfresco.
340 E. Second, 512/428-5796