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Restaurants in Downtown Austin, $25-$40

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A 15th Street Cafe

American CafeDowntown$25-$40

Located inside the Downtown DoubleTree Suites, the cafe serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner daily.

303 W. 15th, 512/478-7000

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B Ancho's

Downtown$25-$40

This pleasant dining room in the Omni Hotel atrium offers a Southwestern menu and a dynamite Sunday brunch with waffle and omelet stations.

700 San Jacinto, 512/476-3700

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C Boiler Nine

American Cafe, Global ContemporaryDowntown$25-$40

Built in a former boiler room in the Seaholm development, La Corsha Hospitality's concept is a threefer. Enjoy great views and American classics on the Deck Nine Observatory Bar, heavy cocktails and snacks in the underground bar, the Boiler Room, and unpretentious New American fare in the main dining room.

800 W. Cesar Chavez, 512/220-9990

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D The Bonneville

American CafeDowntown$25-$40 First Plates 

New American cuisine delivered with a precision and deftness that puts you at the table with local, seasonal sourcing, prepared to bring out the inherent flavors of superb ingredients. You know that imaginary, Mom-worthy perfect brunch? Think Pop-Over Eggs Benny, bananas Foster french toast, and chipotle-lime chicken hash.

202 W. Cesar Chavez, 512/428-4643

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E Chez Nous

FrenchDowntown$25-$40 First Plates 

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.

510 Neches, 512/473-2413

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F Emmer & Rye

American CafeDowntown$25-$40

Chef owner Kevin Fink's grain-forward concept combines a weekly menu with dim sum service served in wooden carts.

51 Rainey #110, 512/366-5530

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G Imperia

Pan-AsianDowntown$25-$40

This restaurant is ground zero for the small-plate craze. You'll find a great wine list, but it's the rainbow of cocktails that is truly inspired. The generously portioned entrées include crispy firecracker shrimp, lo mein, and the Imperia 10 Treasures fried rice.

310 Colorado, 512/472-6770

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H Isla

CaribbeanDowntown$25-$40

It's true that the roti here isn't the rolled version typically served in the West Indies. Here it is flat, piled with meat or vegetables. The curried lamb and chicken are both lavished with the kind of spice that clings to the cheeks.

208 W. Fourth, 512/322-9921

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I La Condesa

Interior MexicanDowntown$25-$40 First Plates 

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.

400-A W. Second, 512/499-0300

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J La Traviata Italian Bistro

ItalianDowntown$25-$40 First Plates 

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.

314 Congress, 512/479-8131

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K Maiko

JapaneseDowntown$25-$40

The restaurant provides Japanese and fusion cuisine in a modern and swanky yet relaxed setting. Find standard sushi offerings, including edomae – Tokyo-style sushi – and some signature rolls.

311 W. Sixth, 512/236-9888

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L Manuel's

Interior MexicanDowntown$25-$40 First Plates 

Serves premium Black Angus Texas beef, all natural chicken and pork, and wild-caught fish, served in many ways with non-GMO corn meal. Consulting chef Juan Jose Gomez has created new soups, appetizers, and entrees on a revamped menu. You can't go wrong with shredded pork enchiladas in mole poblano, or Chile Relleno del Mar, which contains all manner of sea life in a creamy sauce.

310 Congress, 512/472-7555

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M Moonshine Patio Bar & Grill

American CafeDowntown$25-$40 First Plates 

An American regional menu and a busy bar housed in a sunny, historic old building with limestone rubble walls. The macaroni and cheese will make you forget where you parked, and you know the brunch is as serious as the wait.

303 Red River, 512/236-9599

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N No Va Kitchen & Bar

Downtown$25-$40 First Plates 

The three menus here (bar, dinner, and supper) are a tip of the hat to the city's favorite comfort foods. Macaroni and cheese, pasta, along with plenty of hearty slow-cooked meats, take center stage. These are gussied up properly to go with the fashion-forward decor and a clever cocktail menu.

87 Rainey, 512/382-5651

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O The Old Pecan Street Cafe

American CafeDowntown$25-$40

For more than 40 years, Pecan Street has been serving crepes and salads, Fat Chocolate Cake, and wonderful coffee to a loyal clientele.

504-B Trinity, 512/478-2491

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