208 W. Fourth, 512/494-4011
An incredible cocktail menu isn't surprising given that the place originally opened as an absinthe bar. Today you'll find an ample dinner menu.
- 2013: Readers Best Cocktail Menu (TIE: Peché; Weather Up)
- 2012: Readers Best Cocktail Menu (TIE: East Side Show Room, Peché)
- 2011: Readers Best Bar Staff
- 2010: Readers Best Bar Staff
This grand-mère of Austin's French restaurants offers classic bistro fare. After all these years, we're still partial to the salade lyonnaise and the elegant mousse au chocolat.
510 Neches, 512/473-2413
This award winning Parisian pastry chef uses locally sourced materials in her tartelettes, canelés, madeleines, and other pastries.
Republic Square Park, 422 Guadalupe St., 512/983-2641
This is a full-service espresso and coffee shop that specializes in crêpes for breakfast, lunch, and dessert. Create your own crêpes from the savory filling choices.
200 San Jacinto, 512/480-0084