Ski Shores Cafe
2905 Pearce, 512/394-7511
Post-renovation, Austin's "oldest family establishment" still serves up great music as well as burgers and cold brews.
Cake balls: Not just for breakfast anymore. The menu here features appetizers, salads, entrées, soups, and desserts complemented by a well-chosen wine list, a selection of local craft beers in bottles, and a roster of custom cocktails.
3401 Esperanza Crossing #104, 512/215-3633
Jollyville City Limits, the local
singer-songwriter showcase and
off-Broadway answer to Austin City
Limits, takes place at this North
Austin restaurant/pub every Sunday
night at 8:30pm. No fancy studio, no
TV cameras, just a pub grub/comfort
food menu, a big-screen TV to keep
an eye on the game, and an
international beer list that boggles
12636 Research Ste. B-101, 512/335-9504
Order a Bar Burgers & Wings Platter and check out a game on one of more than 30 hi-def TVs. The midway keeps the kids entertained while you cheer your team on.
9333 Research, 512/346-8015