1201 S. Lamar, Austin, 78704, 512/433-6521
Hours: Lunch: Mon.-Fri., 11:30am-2:30pm; Dinner: Sun.-Thu., 5-10pm; Fri.-Sat., 5-11pm; Brunch: Sun., 10:30am-2:30pm
Chef Bryce Gilmore first made a splash with his Odd Duck Farm to Trailer before moving on to the nationally acclaimed Barley Swine. He revives Odd Duck with this brick-and-mortar starring seasonal, farm-fresh food prepared by a wood fired oven.
Daffy deconstructions and DIY interiors render an eatery that represents Austin's heart and terroir
Virginia B. Wood, February 20, 2014
This attractive, comfortable place has exceptional small-dish food, great drinks, and a stunning wine list.
612 W. Sixth, 512/474-2194
This may be a bar providing Alamo Drafthouse moviegoers with a new foraging alternative, but Chef John Bullington's snacky menu includes interpretations of classic Mexican street food, such as N.Y. Strip alambras and a giant Sonoran hot dog. Brunch is exciting as well, what with tangy avocado tomatilla sauces, and poblanos in the chichimigas.
5701 W. Slaughter, 512/861-7069
It's not just about beer, although they are brewing up some of the best pils and IPAs in Central Texas. It's also about the sophisticated pizza. You can't beat the one with Gulf oysters.
1305 W. Oltorf, 512/298-2242