Walton's Fancy and Staple
609 W. Sixth, 512/542-3380
Hours: Mon.-Wed., 7am-7pm; Thu.-Sat., 7am-9:30pm; Sun., 8am-4pm
Flowers, gifts, a sumptuous pastry case, deli sandwiches, and lots of coffee are all for the taking at this eclectic West Sixth spot.
Walton's Fancy and Staple pulls out all the stops in its newly refurbished West Sixth Street building
Kate Thornberry, July 16, 2009
Bistro fare like panini and pizzas served with espresso drinks and wine. Weekend brunch breaks out the bottomless mimosas and quiche.
914 Congress, 512/505-8784
“Slow down and stay awhile” is the motto of this upscale diner. While a split-level bakeshop and beer garden may seem an unlikely pairing, the interplay among handcrafted breads, house-cured meats, and a lovingly curated beer menu is surprisingly successful.
709 E. Sixth, 512/614-4972
Located in the Driskill Hotel, this cafe is a convenient and casual option for Downtown workers and hotel guests. Favorites include the aptly named Hangover Burger and the pricey but delicious selection of baked goods.
604 Brazos, 512/391-7066