701 Congress, 512/583-0000
The rustic decor – stone, metal, leather, and antlers – and hearty Western entrées with robust side dishes welcome carnivores.
- 2015: Critics Best Texas-Sized Burger
- 2008: Readers Best Business Dining (TIE: Eddie V's, Roaring Fork)
This pleasant dining room in the Omni Hotel atrium offers a Southwestern menu and a dynamite Sunday brunch with waffle and omelet stations.
700 San Jacinto, 512/476-3700
This is a restaurant for the big ballers, the heavy hitters, the corporate accounts; basically, for anyone who wants to make like an old-school Rockefeller and eat some of the best food available anywhere.
117 W. Fourth, 512/322-2005
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