This longtime family-owned business has evolved into a cozy bistro with changing weekly menus that showcase the local farm-to-table meats and produce alongside the traditional fresh bread.
Five bucks gets you a big bowl of noodles with dozens of toppings, some of which are incendiary. Dine on the outdoor patio or call for deliveries. Live Thai music on Wednesday nights.
A Drag staple since the Seventies, first as a foot cart, then as a homey, hippie Lebanese restaurant, Tom’s Tabooley centerpieces a block of historic businesses with Antone’s Records and Centennial Liquors flanking it on either side. The restaurant’s status as a community space doubled in 2011, when it annexed neighboring fashion/music shop Sonny’s Vintage, which included a proper stage. Now aN all-ages concert space, Tom’s Tabooley hosts folk music, Americana, blues, open mics, and more in its spacious, seated lounge. Recently, they began serving beer, pairing well with their “best fries in Austin.”
The crowds gathering at all hours attest to the loyal following Torchy's has developed. Look for crowdpleasers like their fried avocado taco or inventive takes like the ahi-tuna-filled Mr. Pink. Make sure to try the breakfast menu too.
Launched first as a food trailer that inspired a rabid fan base, Via 313 brings their signature Detroit-style square pizza to this full-service, sit-down restaurant.
This local co-op is not just for members only. Not only is it a great neighborhood grocery store, the prepared foods are great for lunch.
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