This beloved, no-frills North Campus eatery has been keeping UT students well-fed since 1926. Just don't take the "Dirty" part too literally; the name is a nod to the dirt floor that was in place until concrete was poured in 1951.
New American cuisine with menu offerings from land (prime cowboy rib eye, pork tenderloin) and sea (seared scallops and risotto, hamachi crudo).
On Mondays, this sushi joint adds karaoke for those 21 and older, which gives you some idea of the party put on nightly by chef DK Lee. The menu features both Korean and Japanese favorites.
This restaurant is ready to host the big game with 12 hi-def TVs and cheap specials from the generous menu to soak up all that alcohol.
Thirty-one beers on tap may remind us of a certain drinking game, but don't get distracted from exploring the eclectic, affordable menu. Several flat-screens add to the jovial patio feel.
"Traditional bar food with a Southern edge" is what is promised here, and by the look of satisfied customers looking for their cars, it must deliver.
Try the fajita omelet with grilled peppers and onions, but don't overlook the rest of the menu or you'll miss the fabulous enchiladas. ¡Que rico!
Don't let the nondescript exterior fool you; this is where all of your favorite Vietnamese dishes have been hiding.
This taqueria with a goofy sense of humor turns out superior food from a mesquite-fired grill. Be sure to try the Pirata, with smoked Angus sirloin, sea salt, cheese, and avocado.
Craft cocktails mixed by renowned bartenders, accompanied by pub classics made inspirational with seasonal, locally sourced ingredients and expert chefs.
“Slow down and stay awhile” is the motto of this upscale diner. While a split-level bakeshop and beer garden may seem an unlikely pairing, the interplay among handcrafted breads, house-cured meats, and a lovingly curated beer menu is surprisingly successful.
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.
Located in the Driskill Hotel, this cafe is a convenient and casual option for Downtown workers and hotel guests. Favorites include the aptly named Hangover Burger and the pricey but delicious selection of baked goods.
The extensive menu at this longtime Austin favorite offers everything from breakfast tacos to late-night entrées. Don't miss the rollicking happy hour or the big TVs on the deck.
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