At this counter-service eatery located in the Austin Public Library, Chef Drew Curren of ELM Restaurant Group uses recipes from inspirational cookbooks with a focus on the South and Mexico, and the menus change seasonally and often incorporate local farm-to-table ingredients.
You'll find all kinds of espresso and coffee drinks, wines, scotches, and even a chocolate espresso martini. Snack on the sandwiches and desserts in comfy lounge chairs.
Established in 1983, this sandwich shop offers free smells and does deliveries.
Brunch is the news here: From healthy to heavy duty, every diner can find a favorite at the younger sister of the famed SoCo original. Counter service and pushed-back weekend hours are friendly to both early birds and hungover souls, though seating inside or on the patio can be limited during peak hours. Highlights are the expert hot/cold coffee bar, huge made-to-order pancakes, an egg white omelette, and breakfast tacos like the black bean, avocado, and pico de gallo.
On the ground floor of the William P. Clements Jr. Building, this cafeteria-style eatery boasts good food and low prices. Open for breakfast and lunch. You can pretend you're a state employee like so many of the other diners.
These rustic flat bread sandwiches are baked in a wood-fired oven in the trailer. Stuffed with meats, cheeses, vegetables, and homemade condiments of your choice, they are a joy to consume.
Combining Philly cheesesteak with a side of tortilla chips and salsa since 1985. They also serve chicken, burgers, and a handful of deli subs.
Counter-service breakfast and lunch, plus a soup and salad bar, keeps legislators and visitors alike well fed inside the Texas State Capitol's Capitol Extension building.
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