Established in 1983, this sandwich shop offers free smells and does deliveries.
Brunch is the news here: From healthy to heavy duty, every diner can find a favorite at the younger sister of the famed SoCo original. Counter service and pushed-back weekend hours are friendly to both early birds and hungover souls, though seating inside or on the patio can be limited during peak hours. Highlights are the expert hot/cold coffee bar, huge made-to-order pancakes, an egg white omelette, and breakfast tacos like the black bean, avocado, and pico de gallo.
Stop by the coffee shop and juice bar attached to Mellow Johnny's Bike Shop for hot and cold drinks, snacks, pastries, and craft beer.
This wildly popular local outfit serves up European-Turkish street food.
Here the emphasis is on fresh, healthy food with a minimum of sugar, oil, and fat. This MSG-free zone offers gluten-free items as well. The spicy chicken bulgogi is a favorite of Downtown bartenders.
On the ground floor of the William P. Clements Jr. Building, this cafeteria-style eatery boasts good food and low prices. Open for breakfast and lunch. You can pretend you're a state employee like so many of the other diners.
Chef Rick Lopez whips up neo-Mexican cuisine at this Second Street District anchor and 2010 James Beard Award nominee for Best New Restaurant. It's still running on all cylinders.
The sublime starter of roasted beets with goat cheese is an indication of how the food served here is a model of perfect preparation and clean flavors. Save room for their desserts.
Once the historic landmark anchoring Liberty Lunch’s footprint, Lamberts was established in 2006 by Larry McGuire, Tom Moorman Jr., and Will Bridges in the revamped J.P. Schneider Store, built in 1873. Now it's a legit barbecue joint downstairs, and a swanky bar upstairs, complete with a stage for enjoying nightly live music, local beers, and slow smoked barbecue.
This is a full-service espresso and coffee shop that specializes in crêpes for breakfast, lunch, and dessert. Create your own crêpes from the savory filling choices.
This Downtown brasserie oozes French sophistication. Among the many meticulously prepared classic dishes, the crispy-skinned poulet roti is breathtakingly delicious.
Get your healthy, fresh, gourmet entrée salads in a fast, casual environment and made with a commitment to local farmers, vendors, and the environment. Downtown lunchtime delivery is available.
This restaurant features a wide range of local brews and Texas spirits, and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner seven days a week.
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