Austin's favorite dreamy cream with an attitude. Employees are known for their irreverent wit and outrageous serving routines.
Around the corner from El Mercado, you'll find Mexican fare, sandwiches, burgers, and smoothies to enjoy in the expansive basement dining area.
Not exactly a restaurant, but the dill pickle popcorn is amazing. Here, you can get popcorn seasoned the same way as the meal you just had, or candied or drizzled in chocolate.
In addition to their chicken and ribs, this location offers breakfast tacos.
Austin-based mini-chain offers affordable burritos, tacos, nachos, and bowls.
It's all about perfectly prepared coffee. Period.
This longtime UT Greek hangout in West Campus is best known as a watering hole but also serves salads, soups, wraps, and breakfast tacos all day.
You pick the ingredients; it builds the burrito.
Enjoy the reliably delicious meat or veggie burgers and great seasoned fries with any of the reasonably priced beers on tap.
Eighteen flavors of steamed bagels; 11 varieties of schmears; a host of sandwiches served on bagels, challah, or sourdough baguettes; and salads, soups, and roll-ups.
Fresh ground beef is the base for big and little burgers, cheeseburgers, and bacon cheeseburgers, available with a wide variety of free toppings.
Morning fare consists of cappuccino, espresso, pastries, and breakfast tacos. By lunchtime, you can choose from a staggering array of sandwiches, soups, salads, and side dishes.
This restaurant serves basic Chinese and Vietnamese, with reasonably priced lunch specials and vegetarian options. Delivery is available.
One of Austin’s oldest venues, the Hole in the Wall opened in 1974 and enjoyed an early run as a folkie hangout, serving as a favorite stage for Townes Van Zandt, Nanci Griffith, and Blaze Foley. The campus-area staple later became a breeding ground for punk, cosmic country, and alternative, launching the careers of Timbuk3, Fastball, Spoon, and Shakey Graves. Forty years on, the historic two-stage dive, with a collective capacity of a couple hundred, still features live music every night and serves as an important proving ground for new bands. Always a shoestring effort, the Hole briefly shuttered in 2002 and came dangerously close to being priced out in 2015.
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