Ronnie's Real Food Bistro
205 S. Commons Ford #2, 512/402-9900
You have to get a move on to make the 7pm seating, but the unique and reasonably priced menu is worth the rush. Reservations are required, so call ahead.
This sunny, lovely bistro specializes in French treats like tartines, mussels, and boeuf bourguignon.
3663 Bee Cave Rd., 512/306-1668
The most elegant food at the mall, with a menu strong on ladies-who-lunch fare. Salads and sandwiches are exceptional, but more substantial offerings are there for the asking.
Barton Creek Square, 2901 Capital of TX Hwy. S., 512/691-3500
Enjoy a very Texan meal here with locally sourced ingredients and Southern-inspired flavors.
3600-D Capital of TX Hwy. N., 512/351-9399