Neighborhood coffeehouse with a welcoming patio also serves sandwiches, tacos, wine, and beer.
In the breakfast business for more than 50 years, Cisco's still serves migas, huevos rancheros, and hot biscuits with a healthy dose of Austin political history.
The compact list of eclectic diner fare is based on quality ingredients, many from purveyors known for all-natural and organic products. This is one of the few places in town to go for breakfast and lunch all day, every day, including the crab cakes, bone-in pork chop, and grilled quail with your eggs.
Reimagining an old washateria into a neighborhood bistro, chefs Rene Ortiz and Laura Sawicki consistently wow with their seasonal, vegetable-forward menu.
There's a little bit of everything here: coffee, beer, wine, grab-and-go sandwiches and salads, frozen custard, and rotisserie options (chicken, beef, pork porchetta, cauliflower) served with a variety of dipping sauces including jalapeno chimichurri, horseradish, and smoked paprika piri-piri.
East Coast oysters are plump and mild, and the tuna ceviche is bright from kabosu and ginger. A burrata panzanella is unorthodox but shows range. The Grilled Little Gem deconstructs Caesar salad, but is nowhere near as boring as that implies. Tangy Alabama fried green tomatoes shine in a greaseless crab cake "sammy."
Hipster meets vagabond chic meets American bar food at this restaurant attached to Native, an "experiential hostel."
Come in for the fresh cuts of locally sourced meats, sausages, salumi, charcuterie, and some prepared foods, including freshly-baked breads. Stay for Josh Jones' playful menus and the great craft beer selection.
Craft beer and third-wave espresso bar located in the heart of East Austin. Brew & Brew offers 34 rotating beers on tap and a curated natural wine and cider selection. Chef Virginia Pharr prepares Southern-inspired cuisine that focuses on fermentation, curing, and pairings with ever-changing beverages. Connected to the bar is an event space, serving as a live music and art venue, and is available to rent for both personal and corporate use.
The Yellow Jacket Social Club has a comfortable, lived-in feel that aims to attract a neighborhood bar crowd as much as the Urban Outfitted. The furniture is funky and comfortable, and the interior is quiet enough to allow for conversation. Outdoors, it’s a friendly scene, and friendly, well-behaved dogs are welcome.
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