300 W. 15th, 512/495-9313
On the ground floor of the William P. Clements Jr. Building, this cafeteria-style eatery boasts good food and low prices. Open for breakfast and lunch. You can pretend you're a state employee like so many of the other diners.
At this counter-service eatery located in the Austin Public Library, Chef Drew Curren of ELM Restaurant Group uses recipes from inspirational cookbooks with a focus on the South and Mexico, and the menus change seasonally and often incorporate local farm-to-table ingredients.
710 W. Cesar Chavez
You'll find all kinds of espresso and coffee drinks, wines, scotches, and even a chocolate espresso martini. Snack on the sandwiches and desserts in comfy lounge chairs.
218 W. Fourth, 512/472-9637
Established in 1983, this sandwich shop offers free smells and does deliveries.
515 Congress, 512/457-4900