Ruth's Chris Steak House
107 W. Sixth, 512/477-7884
Hours: Happy Hour: Mon.-Fri., 4:30-6:30pm; Dinner: Mon.-Thu., 5:30-10:30pm; Fri.-Sat., 5:30-11pm; Sun., 5:30-10pm
You'll find this nationally recognized steak house in a historic Austin building. Good steaks and à la carte side dishes are accompanied by stock market quotes for the business crowd.
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
New American cuisine delivered with a precision and deftness that puts you at the table with local, seasonal sourcing, prepared to bring out the inherent flavors of superb ingredients. You know that imaginary, Mom-worthy perfect brunch? Think Pop-Over Eggs Benny, bananas Foster french toast, and chipotle-lime chicken hash.
202 W. Cesar Chavez, 512/428-4643
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