2515 E. Cesar Chavez, 512/394-5557
Photo by John Anderson
BYOB counter service restaurant serves Taiwanese home cooking, including dumplings and noodle bowls.
The dishes are authentically flavored, wonderfully spicy, and cooked with fresh ingredients. The Ma Po Doufu is a lusty temple to the gods of chile and mala: superb and perfect on a nippy day, delightfully sweat-inducing on a hot day.
13376 N Hwy 183, Ste 100, 512/258-5445
Asia Cafe brings it with the best and most authentic Chinese food in town. Unadulterated Sichuan cuisine is well worth the drive from anywhere.
8650 Spicewood Springs Rd. #115, 512/331-5788
You'll find knife-cut noodles on this menu, as well as leek or onion pies. The wonton soup is loaded with minced pork and garlic wontons.
8650 Spicewood Springs Rd. #127, 512/336-8888