This elegantly casual interior, rich with reclaimed wood, earth tones, and natural light, has a separate lounge and bar area. Locally sourced dishes make this a South Austin delight.
Breakfast fare includes most of the standards, along with decent tacos and waffles. For lunch or dinner, try the chicken-fried steak plate.
Surrounded by panoramic windows and a superb view of Lake Travis, the bar and dining room offer a bright, unwittingly retro atmosphere for gussied-up comfort food with a Southern accent, including a fried-green-tomato BLT, crab-cake sliders, and a variety of down-home sides. Don't miss farm-to-table Wednesdays: Three local, seasonal, chef-prepared courses for $25.
Famously fabulous for breakfast, lunch, and dinner and a favorite of the late-night set, this place wears its groovy legacy on its sleeve with pastas, black beans, great coffee, and Frisbee-sized pancakes.
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.
The famously fabulous breakfasts, lunches, and dinners are a favorite of the late-night set.
Reimagining an old washateria into a neighborhood bistro, chefs Rene Ortiz and Laura Sawicki consistently wow with their seasonal, vegetable-forward menu.
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.
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."
Midwestern details appear in the food as well as the hand-embroidered aprons here. The Cubicano uses the classic components of a Cuban sandwich, but with ballpark Bertman's mustard and "Detroit Pickles." The cheese and charcuterie boards use La Quercia salami from Iowa and Smoking Goose cured sausage from Indiana. The menu is far from predictable, though, as you'll find sardines on toast served as a zesty compote.
This eatery offers sandwiches, pizzas, and salads, all made with fresh ingredients and served up in a fast, casual setting.
South Austin haunt dishes out classic American diner food, revved up and modernized.
Brick-and-mortar version of popular South Austin food truck offers allergy and paleo-friendly cuisine, butter coffee, bone broth, and more.
The themed dinner menu changes weekly here, and the wine list is perfectly chosen, with an emphasis on old world wines, as well as a few Texas vintages.
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