The longest continuously operated Drafthouse, the Alamo Drafthouse Village opened in 2001 on Anderson Lane before Anderson Lane was cool. The four-screen cinema specializes in first-run features, with Sony 4K digital projection allowing for both RealD 3D and 48 FPS screenings. Plus, with much of the American Genre Film Archive stored here, it also has 35mm screenings. A recent revamp added new padded chairs and shared tables for food and drink from the Drafthouse’s extensive menu delivered during screenings, and a new patio adds outdoor drinking from the bar.
You could theoretically stay here all day for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Daily hot plate specials include meat loaf with Creole sauce and pork loin over cornbread dressing. Expect a wait for weekend brunch.
This is the kind of place you pass by without noticing. Next time you shop on West Anderson, stop in for a great prime rib or a filling, fresh Thai steak salad.
The second location of the wildly popular Austin bakeshop expands its footprint with almost 12,000 square feet of space, including a commercial bakery and inviting patio.
Quaint West Austin cottages give this original location the old-Austin charm of a well-loved institution. Beyond legendary queso and breakfast classics, they offer a rotating seasonal menu focused on the freshest available ingredients.
Brick-and-mortar version of popular South Austin food truck offers allergy and paleo-friendly cuisine, butter coffee, bone broth, and more.
Who ya gonna call when you're craving good wings in the wee hours? These folks are frying and flying until 2am.
The drive-through features family meals with both meat and vegetarian entrées, a choice of side dishes, sandwiches, and salads in a format described as "counter plus service." The dining room features French-inflected American cooking.
From their sublime teas and sandwiches that cover the spectrum from prim to hearty, to the stellar scones, cupcakes, and tortes, this second location of the popular original in The Domain has our blessings.
This dog park/ restaurant/ bar offers well-balanced cocktails, a great local beer selection, and classic American dishes like hushpuppies and hot dogs. Don't miss out on the homemade Cheez Whiz.
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