This is a restaurant for the big ballers, the heavy hitters, the corporate accounts; basically, for anyone who wants to make like an old-school Rockefeller and eat some of the best food available anywhere.
Casino el Camino is famous for huge, juicy burgers with a variety of toppings and excellent hot dogs smothered in chili. Vegetarian options are available, and there's a fabulous jukebox, too.
Classic Mediterranean fare featuring seasonal selections and house-made juices and teas
The fun, gay uncle of the Red River bar and live music scene, Cheer Ups is one of the most cheerful, inviting, and beloved venues on the block. Featuring random rainbow art, unicorns, and funkiness all around, the vegan bar serves a creative blend of cocktails (kale lime gingerita), as well as local beers, organic teas, and kombucha on tap. Outside, the limestone-dressed stage remains home to a variety of eclectic events, from crafts nights to karaoke, Peaches to John Legend.
This grand-mère of Austin's French restaurants offers classic bistro fare. After all these years, we're still partial to the salade lyonnaise and the elegant mousse au chocolat.
The offerings from Jae Kim’s brick and mortar "Home of the Kimchi Fries" should be as yummy as that of the popular trucks. The menu is slightly different, sporting Kimchi fried rice balls containing rice, cheddar, Monterey Jack, nori, and gochujang, but retains plenty of crowd favorites.
Korean barbecue offered in five kinds of protein, spicy noodle bowls, chicken wings glazed with sweet and spicy Gangnam sauce, and those addictive kimchi fries are some of the menu's highlights at this Downtown trailer.
Some say it's got the best dim sum in town, with a full bar, wine, and sake. The choices include mostly Hong Kong and Cantonese classics, and a new expanded sushi menu.
Latin-inflected fine dining in the sumptuous Four Seasons hotel right in the heart of Downtown Austin.
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