5701 N. I-35, 512/420-9984
Everything from Chef Jesse Griffiths' unassuming hotspot is local, even the tea. Expect the choicest cuts of meat, just out of the water seafood, and barely harvested vegetables. The service is as adept as the kitchen.
2406 Manor Rd., 512/524-0688
Austin's Hamburger King, Dan Junk, may be known for his trademark fresh burgers and friendly service, but the weekend breakfast is the real draw.
844 Airport, 512/385-2262