Located in the South Congress hotel, this American eatery offers innovative takes on classics and globally-influenced fare. The playful pastry program is not to be missed.
Located at the South Congress Hotel, the likably retro Central Standard is less devoted to making things new than to doing things well, excelling at thoroughly American hearty mains, proper salads, and a few well-composed but secondary sides.
Retro diner located at Austin Motel.
Fried chicken steeped in buttermilk for two days; and excellent risotto with forest mushrooms and spinach await you here.
This second location packs 'em in 24/7 like the original. If you can't decide between a garden or bison burger, get the gingerbread pancakes or try the Neptunian Landscape.
South Austin haunt dishes out classic American diner food, revved up and modernized.
offers a nice selection of omelets, salads, and sandwiches, baking all breads in-house and using local ingredients. Look for plenty of gluten-free and vegan options, as well as a great wine list.
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