eat

The amount of good eatin’ in this town is simply insane, and we’ve really only just scratched the brisket bark…

the restaurant list

Here is a nearly comprehensive list of restaurants (of note) in Austin. We don’t seek to comprehensively list trailers because they are so ephemeral (and we don’t have time to keep up!), but we include trailers of note.

We’ve incorporated ratings for Texas Monthly (TM** or higher), Austin Monthly (AM, if they rate it, it’s worthy; AMbest), Austin-American Statesman (AAS-#.#, AAS-top50, AAS-formerTop50), Eater Austin’s Eater Essential (EE), and the Austin Chronicle (AC) and their First Plates list (ACfp). If we can find it, we include links to their full reviews. We’ve also included our own rating, aW, with links to our full review in the blog. AtoZtoB is an upcoming stop on our trip through the alphabet of Austin restaurants. x = on the map below.

There’s a slight preference toward reviewing north Austin restaurants because (1) we live in north Austin and (2) we write reviews for the Allandale Neighbor.

Our rating scale means:

   –          meh [think twice]
   *         OK [it’ll get the job done]
  **        good [solid neighborhood joint]
 ***       damn good [we’ll definitely be back]
****     yippity-yikes that was amazeballs [fantastic; one of the best]
*****    holy sh!t [transcendental; best of the best]
each $ = $10; cost is based on a typical dinner entree and appetizer (no drinks)
A place larger, bolder, and red as blood is a place we’ve eaten at. Crossed out means closed. 😦  The rest are TBE: to be eatin’!
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 Screen Shot 2019-02-09 at 7.39.00 PM.png  recommended by someone somewhere (and we can vouch)
Screen Shot 2019-02-09 at 1.49.46 PM.png two stars
Screen Shot 2019-02-09 at 1.50.09 PM.png  three stars
Screen Shot 2019-02-09 at 1.49.55 PM.png four or five stars

AAA

A + A Sichuan China
Aba [www]
Abel’s on the Lake [www]
Abo Youssef Mediterranean Food (ACfp) [www] x
Acai Cafe Blenders & Bowls [www]
Acai Hut [www]
Acre 41 [www]
Ah Sing Den (TM**) [www] x

Alamo Drafthouse [www]

ALC Steaks (AM) [www]

Alfred [www]

Almarah Mediterranean Cuisine [www]

Alta’s Cafe [www]

Amaya’s Taco Village [www]

Ancho’s [www]

Andiamo Italiano (AAS-6.5, EEp) [www] x

Anthem [tex-asian pub] [www]
Apis Restaurant & Apiary (AAS-9.5; ACfp; AMbest; AtoZtoB) [www] x
Apt 115 [www]
Ararat [www]
Arborist [opening soon]

Arlo Grey (AM; TM**, aW***)

our review
web&where:
interwebs; 111 east cesar chavez street; (512) 478-2991
what’s the deal? celebrity chef fusing Korea and the Hill Country; table service
overall: *** (food***; drink***; atmosphere***; service**; instagrammability***)
cost: $$$$
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Arlo’s (ACfp) [www] x
– vegan burgers
Arpeggio Grill [www]
Artessano (ACfp) [www] x

Arturo’s Underground Cafe [www]

Asia Cafe & Asia Market (rec’d by Eater)
Asia Market (AAS-top50#43) [www] x
Asiana Indian Cuisine (ACfp) [www] x

Aster’s Ethiopian Restaurant (AM) [www] x

Asti (AM; TM**; ACfp) [www] x

ATX Cocina (AAS-7.0; aW****; ACfp)

what’s the deal? hi-end, chef’d up Mexican food; table-service
aW: food****; drink;****; atmosphere***; service****; instagrammability****
cost: $$$$$$
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Auguste & Marcel (TM**) [www] x

Austin Beer Garden Brewing Co. (ABGBs) (ACfp) [www] x

Austin Cheese Company [www]
Austin Daily Press [www]

Austin Diner (AM) [www] x

Austin East Ciders [www]
Austin’s Habibi [www]
Austin’s Pizza [www]

Austin Taco Project (aW***)

our review
web&where:
interwebs; 500 east fourth street; menu
what’s the deal? Chef’d up tacos
overall: *** (food***; drink***; atmosphere***; service***; instagrammability***)
cost: $$
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Avenue B Grocery [www] x

Aviary (AM; TM**; ACfp; a360aW****; AAS-top50#46)

our review
web&where:
interwebs; 2110 South Lamar Boulevard; (512) 916-4445
what’s the deal? wine & chef’d-up tapasy dishes; table-service
aW: food****; drink; *****; atmosphere****; service*****; instagrammability****
cost: $$$
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Azul Rooftop Bar at the Westin [www]

BBB

Baby Acapulco [www]

Baby Greens [www]

The Backspace (AM) [www] x

The BackYARD at Waller Creek [www]

Baguette et Chocolat (AM) [www] x
Bakery Lorraine [www]
Balkan Cafe & Grill [www]
Bao’d Up (AM) [www] x
Bar AC [www]
Bar Chi Sushi [www]

Barlata (AMbest; TM**; aW***)

our review
web&where:
interwebs1500 south lamar boulevard; (512) 473-2211
what’s the deal? real-deal catalan tapas; sit-down
aW: food***; drink; ***; atmosphere**; service**; instagrammability***
cost: $$$
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Barley Swine (AMbest; TM***; AAS-top50#7; ACfp; EEp; aW*****)

our review
web&where:
interwebs; 6555 burnet road; (512) 394-8150; reservations
what’s the deal? world class food for locavores; table-service
aW: food*****; drink;*****; atmosphere***; service*****; instagrammability*****
cost: $$$$$$$$$$ (tasting menu; could be less when ordering a la carte)
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Bar Peached [www] x

Barzon [www]
Batch Craft Beer and Kolaches (AM; ACfp) [www] x
BATL (Backyard Axe Throwing League) [www]
Baton Creole (ACfp) [www] x
BBG’s [www]
bb.q Chicken [coming soon; www]
BBQ Revolution [www]

BD Riley’s Irish Pub [www]

The Bee Grocery [www]

The Beer Plant (AMbest) [www] x

Be More Pacific (AM; ACfp; aW**)

our review
web&where:
interwebs; 7858 shoal creek boulevard; (512) 814-7423
what’s the deal? phood from the phillipines; table-service
overall: food**; drink;**; atmosphere**; service***; instagrammability***
cost: $$
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Bennu Coffee [www]
Berry Austin [www]

Better Half (AM; TM**; EE; ACfp; AAS-top50#28) [www] x

Biderman’s Deli (EE; ACfp) [www] x

Big City Bagels and Subs [www]
Big Easy Bar & Grill [www]

Bill Miller BBQ #35 (TM**) [www]

Bird Bird Biscuit [www]

Bishop Cidercade [www] coming soon…

Bistro Vonish [www] x

Black Rock Coffee Bar [www] coming soon…

Black’s Barbecue [www]

Black Sheep Lodge [www]

Black Star Coop (ACfp) [www] x

Blenders and Bowls [www]

Blue Dahlia Bistro (AM; ACfp) [www] x

Blue Sushi Sake Grill [www]
Bob’s Steak & Chop House [www]
Bombay Dhaba (AM) [www] x
Bonchon [Korean; Round Rock; www]
Bottecelli’s [www]
Bouldin Acres [www] coming soon…

Bouldin Creek Cafe (AM; EE; ACfp) [www] x

Brama (AM; aW***) x

our review
web&where:
interwebs; 3301 steck avenue; (512) 579-0880
what’s the deal? traditional eats from behind the Iron Curtain; table service
overall: *** (food***; drink***; atmosphere**; service***; instagrammability**)
cost: $$
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Branch BBQ (TM**) [www] x
The Brass Tap [www]
The Breakfast Bar [www]

Brentwood Social House (aW**)

web&where: interwebs; 1601 west koenig lane; (512) 362-8656
what’s the deal? neighborhood coffee shop that puts the social into social house; counter service
overall: ** (food**; drink**; atmosphere**; service**; instagrammability**)
cost: $
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The Brewer’s Table (AM; TM**; AAS-formerTop50#18; AtoZtoB) [www] x
The Brewtorium (ACfp) [www] x
Brick’s Pub [www]

Briggo Coffee [www]

Brodie Park Market [www]

Broken Spoke [www]

Brooklyn Breakfast Shop [www]
Brown’s Bar-B-Que (TM****) [www] x
Buenos Aires Cafe (AM; EE) [www] x
Bufalina (AM; TM**; AAS-top50#26; EE; ACfp) [www] x

Bufalina Due (TM**; EE; AAS-top50#26)[www] x

Buford’s Backyard Beer Garden [www]

Bull & Bowl [www]

Bummer Burrito [www] (opened by Better Half)

Bun Belly (TM**) [www] x

Burger Bar [www]
Burgerim [www]

Burro Cheese Kitchen [www]

The Buzz Mill [www]

CCC

Cabo Bob’s Burritos (aW*)

our review
web&where:
 interwebs; various
what’s the deal? local burrito joint run by beach bums; fast-casual
aW: food*; drink; -; atmosphere -; service*; instagrammability*
cost: $
cabo 01 cabo 03

Cafe Blue [www]

Cafe Josie (TM**) [www] x

Cafe Malta [www]
Cafe Nena’I (AM; ACfp; AAS-9.0) [www] x

Café No Se (TM**; AAS-8.5; ACfp) [www] x

California Pizza Kitchen [www]
Cane Rosso (TM**) [www] x

Cannon + Belle [www] x

Capital City Bakery [www]

The Capital Grille [www]
Captain Quackenbush’s Coffeehouse [www]

Carillon [www]

Caroline [www]
Carpenters Hall (AC; AAS-top50#29) [www] x
Carve American Grille [www; summer 2019]
Casa Columbia (AM) [www] x

Casa De Luz (AM) [www; aW***]

our review
web&where:
interwebs; 1701 toomey road, daily menu
what’s the deal? colorful macrobiotic healthchow; cafeteria-style
overall: *** (food***; drink**; atmosphere**; service**; instagrammability***)
cost: $$
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Casa Garcia’s [www]

Casino El Camino (AM) [www] x

Cask Bar + Kitchen [www]
Caspian Grill [www]
Cava [www]
The Cavelier [www]

Cenote (AM; aW**)

our review
web&where:
interwebs; various; menus
what’s the deal? Coffee shop with good booze and food; counter service
aW: food**; drink;*; atmosphere**; service**; instagrammability**
cost: $$
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Central District Brewery [www]
Central Machine Works Brewery and Beer Hall [coming soon…] [www]
Central Standard (AMbest; TM**; AAS-6.5; ACfp) [www] x
Charm Korean BBQ (AAS-top50#23; ACfp; AtoZtoB) [www] x
Cheba Hut [coming; www]
Chen’s Noodle House [www]
Chen Z Noodle House (rec’d by Eater; www)

Cherrywood Coffeehouse (ACfp) [www] x

Chez Nous (AM; TM**; ACfp) [www] x

Chi’lantro (AM) [www] x

China Family (AAS-top50#34) [www] x

China Spice [www]

Chinatown (AM; TM**; ACfp) [www]

Chispas (TM***) [www] x
Chupacabra Cantina [www]
Churro Co. (ACfp) [www]

Chuy’s [www] x

Ciclo (AM) [www] x

Cielo Bistro Mexico [www; aW***] [CLOSED]

our review
web&where:
interwebs; 7032 woodhollow drive, menus
what’s the deal? Baja-style Mexican; table service
overall: *** (food***; drink***; atmosphere**; service***; instagrammability***)
cost: $$$
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Cipollina (AM) [www] x

Cisco’s (AM) [www] x

Citizen Eatery (ACfp; aW**)

our review
web&where:
interwebs; 5011 burnet road; (512) 792-9546
what’s the deal? chef’d up paleo and vegan; table-service
aW: food**; drink**; atmosphere**; service**; instagrammability**
cost: $$
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Clark’s Oyster Bar (AMbest; TM***; ACfp) [www] x

The Clay Pit (ACfp) [www] x

Clive Bar [www]

Cluck-n-Burger [www]
Coffee + Crisp [www]
Colleen’s Kitchen (AM; ACfp) [www] x
Comedor (AAS-top50#6) [www] x
– bone marrow tacos
– tres leches dessert

Conan’s Pizza [www]

Confituras Little Kitchen (AM; ACfp) [www] x

Con Madre Kitchen [www]
The Connection Pizza & Bar [www]

Contigo (AM; TM**; EE; AAS-top50#27aW**)

our review
web&where:
interwebs; 2027 anchor lane; (512) 520-1998
what’s the deal? ranch-style chow in a mod-rustic setting; table-service
aW: food**; drink; *; atmosphere*; service*; instagrammability**
cost: $$

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CookBook Bar & Cafe (AC) [www] x
Cool Beans [www]
Copper Restaurant & Dessert Lounge [www]

Corner [www]

Corner Bar [www]
Cosmic Coffee and Beer Garden (AMbest) [www] x
Counter Cafe (AC) [www] x
Counter Culture (AM) [www] x
Country Boyz Fixins [www]

County Line (AM) [www]

Cover 3 (TM**) [www] x

Craftwork Coffee Co. [www]
Crawfish Shack and Oyster Bar (AM) [www] x
Creature Coffee [www]
Crepe Crazy (TM**) [www] x

Crown and Anchor [www]

Cru: A Wine Bar (AM) [www]

Cuba512 (AM) [www] x
Curcuma (ACfp) [www] x

Curra’s Grill [www]

Cuvee Coffee [www]

Cypress Grill [www]

DDD

Dai Due (AMbest; TM**; AAS-top50#16; EE; ACfp; aW*****)

our review
web&where:
interwebs; 2406 manor road; menu; reservations
what’s the deal? upscale chuckwagon fare; table service
overall: food*****; drink***; atmosphere***; service***; instagrammability***
cost: $$$$$
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Dai Due Taqueria (aW***) x

our review
web&where:
interwebs; 111 congress avenue, menu
what’s the deal? Tableland-to-tortilla tacos
overall: *** (food***; drink**; atmosphere**; service**; instagrammability***)
cost: $
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Daily Juice (AM) [www]

Darna [www]

Dart Bowl [www]

Daruma Ramen [corona’d]

Dawn’s Thai Kitchen [www]

Dean’s One Trick Pony (burgers) [www]

Deckhand Oyster Bar & Seafood [www]

Dee Dee (AMbestEE; ACfp; aW***)

our review
web&where: 
interwebs; 2500 east 6th street
what’s the deal? northern Thai street food; trailer
aW: food***; drink;**; atmosphere* ; service*; instagrammability**
cost: $$
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Delray Cafe (ACfp) [www] x

DeSano Pizza Bakery (TM**; aW***) [www] x

our review
web&where:
interwebs; 8000 burnet road; (512) 323-2426
what’s the deal? Italian style pizza down from blessed ovens; fast casual
overall: *** (food***; drink*; atmosphere**; service***; instagrammability**)
cost: $$
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Del Frisco’s Grill [www]
DFG Noodles
– The Empress
Devil May Care [www]
Dia’s Market [www]
Din Ho (EE; ACfp) [www] x

dipdipdip (aW****; TM**) x

our review
web&where:
interwebs7301 burnet road; (512) 893-5561; reservations
what’s the deal? japanese hot pots; table service
overall: **** (food****; drink***; atmosphere****; service****; instagrammability***)
cost: $$$$$
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Dirty Martin’s [www]

Discada (AM) [www] x

District Kitchen + Cocktails [aW***]

our review
web&where:
interwebs; 7858 shoal creek boulevard; 5900 west slaughter lane
what’s the deal? New American locavore with a heavily stamped passport; table service
overall: food***; drink**; atmosphere**; service***; instagrammability***
cost: $$$
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DK Sushi (AM) [www] x

Doc’s Backyard [www]

Doggie Style [www]
Dog Haus [www] coming soon…
Dolce Neve [www]
Domo Alley-Gato and Kare Ban Ban (EEreview; AtoZtoB) [www] x
Donkey Mo’s Korean Fried Chicken [www]
Don Japanese Kitchen (ACfp) [www] x
Donn’s BBQ (TM**) [www] x
Donut Hub [www]

Donut Taco Palace (aW**)

our review
web&where:
interwebs; various
what’s the deal? a taco made of donut–need I say more? fast casual
overall: ** (food**; drink*; atmosphere*; service**; instagrammability***)
cost: $
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Dos Batos (AM; aW****)

our review
web&where:
interwebs; 2525 west anderson lane; (512) 452-0001
what’s the deal? Freakin’ woodfired tacos! fast food
aW: food****; drink*; atmosphere*; service**; instagrammability**
cost: $
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Downtown Burgers [www]

Dragonbeard Kitchen [www]

drink.well. [www]

The Driskill Grill [www]

Drop Kick [www]

Dry Creek Cafe [www]

EEE

Earl Campbell’s Sports Bar [airport]

East Side King [coming]

East Side Pies (AM; EEp) [www] x

East Side Tavern (TM**) [www] x

Easy Tiger (AM) [www] x

Eberly (AM; TM**) [www] x

Ebisu [www] sushi
Eden East (AMbest; ACfp) [www] x

Eddie V’s Prime Seafood (AM) [www] x

Edge Rooftop Pool Bar and Cabanas [www]

El Alma Cafe (AM) [www] x

El Arroyo (AM) [www] x

El Borrego de Oro [www]

El Chile [www]

El Chipiron (AM; TM**; ACfp) [www] x

Eldorado Cafe (AMbest; ACfp; aW***; AAS-top50#42)

our review
web&where:
interwebs; 3300 west anderson lane; (512) 420-2222
what’s the deal? respectfully chef’d up texmex
overall: food***; drink;***; atmosphere**; service**; instagrammability**
cost: $$
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Elizabeth Street Cafe (AM; AAS-formerTop50#45; ACfp) x

Ellis [www]

El Mercado [www]

El Meson [www]
Emoji’s Grilled Cheese Bar (ACfp) [www] x

El Naranjo (AM; TM****; AAS-formerTop50#19EE; ACfp; aW**)

our review
web&where:
interwebs; 85 rainey street; (512) 474-2776; reservations
what’s the deal? quiet Oaxacan food on bizzy Rainey; table-service
aW: food***; drink;*; atmosphere*; service**; instagrammability**
cost: $$$$$
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El Patio [www]

épicerie cafe & grocery (aW***)

our review
web&where: interwebs; 2307 hancock drive; (512) 371-6840
what’s the deal? neighborhood French-Lousianan fare; table service
overall: *** (food***; drink**; atmosphere***; service***; instagrammability****)
cost: $$
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El Primo [www]
El Sunzal (ACfp) [www] x

El Taquito [www]

Emmer & Rye (AMbest; ; TM***; AAS-top50#5, EE; ACfp; AtoZtoB) [www] x
  – sorbet and salted cream

Empowered Coffee (aW**) [may reopen…]

our review
web&where:
interwebs; inside RunLab at 410 pressler street
what’s the deal?
 solid drip and some bites served up by friendly folks with developmental disabilities; fast casual
aW: food*; drink; **; atmosphere*; service****; instagrammability**
cost: $
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Enoteca Vespaio (EE) [www] x

Epicerie (AM; EEp; ACfp) [www] x

Epoch Coffee [www]

Este (coming soon, by Suerte)

Eureka! [www]

Evangeline Cafe (EE) x [www]

FFF

Fabi + Rosi (AM; AAS-top50#39; ACfp; AtoZtoB) [www] x

Family Business Beer Co. [www]

Fatburger [coming soon] [www]

Fat Dragon [www]

Fat Ni BBQ [www]

Favorite’s Pizza

Figure 8 Coffee Purveyors [www]

Fire Dance Pizza (opening this year)

First Chinese BBQ  (rec’d by Eater)

First Wok  (rec’d by Eater)

First Watch Daytime Café (aW**)

our review
web&where:
interwebs; various
what’s the deal? breakfast chain doing it right; table-service
aW: food**; drink;*; atmosphere*; service*; instagrammability**
cost: $$
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Fixe (AMbest; TM**; aW****)

our review
web&where:
interwebs; 500 west 5th Street; (512) 888-9133; reservations
what’s the deal? Chef’d-up southern fare with the best damn biscuits this side of the Seine; table-service
aW: food****; drink;***; atmosphere**; service**; instagrammability****
cost: $$$$

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Flamingo Hemp [www]

Flat Track Coffee [www]

Fleming’s Prime [www]

Fleet Coffee Co. [www]

Flitch Coffee [www]

Flower Child (AM) [www] x

Flyrite (aW**)

our review
web&where:
interwebs; various; menus
what’s the deal? Chef’d up chicken sammiches with beer (and without homophobia); counter service
overall: food**; drink;*; atmosphere**; service*; instagrammability*
cost: $
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Fogo de Chao [www]

Foliepop

Fonda San Miguel (TM***; EE; ACfp) [www] x

Foodheads (AM) [www] x

Foreign & Domestic (AM; TM***; EE; AAS-top50#3; ACfp; aW****)

our review
web&where:
interwebs; 306 east 53rd street; (512) 459-1010
what’s the deal? seriously chef’d up farm-to-table; table-service
aW: food****; drink; ****; atmosphere****; service****; instagrammability****
cost: $$$
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Forthright Café (AM) [www] x
Four Brothers Venezuelan Kitchen [www]
Foxhole Culinary Tavern [www]

Frank (AM) [www] x

Franklin’s Barbecue (AMbest; TMtop50BBQ[#2]; TM*****; AAS-top50#12; EE; ACfp) [www] x

Frazier’s Long & Low [www]

Fresa’s Chicken Al Carbon (AMbest; TM**; AAS-top50#31) [www] x

Fresko Eats [www]
Fricano’s Deli [www]
Front Page Restaurant and Bar [www]

Fukumoto (TM**) [www] x

Full English Cafe [www]

Fulton [www]

GGG

Gabrick Barbecue

Gabriela’s (TM**; aW***)

our review
web&where:
interwebs; 900 east 7th street; (512) 840-1569
what’s the deal? hi-fi Michoacán in a lo-fi setting; table-service
aW: food***; drink;***; atmosphere***; service***; instagrammability***
cost: $$$
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Garbo’s (AM; ACfp) x

Garrison (AM; TM**) x

Gati
Gelato Paradiso [www]

Geraldine’s (TM**) x

Ginger Sushi + Poke Shop
Giovanni’s Pizza Stand
The Git Out
Goldie’s
GongCha
Goodall’s Kitchen (TM**) x

Gordough’s

Gordough’s Public House (AMbest; AtoZtoB) x
Gossip Shack
The Grackle (with the trailer, Arlo)

G’raj Mahal (AM; aW**) x

our review
web&where:
interwebs; 73 rainey street; (512) 480-2255
what’s the deal? Indian chow amidst wabi-sabi; sit down
overall: *** (food**; drink***; atmosphere***; service**; instagrammability***)
cost: $$
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Greater Goods Coffee Roastin Co.
Grizzelda’s (TM**; ACfp) x
Group Therapy [coming soon]
The Grove Wine Bar and Kitchen (AM) x

Guero’s Taco Bar (AM) x

The Guild (ACfp) x

Gus’s World Famous Fried Chicken (AM; aW**)

our review
web&where:
interwebs; 117 san jacinto boulevard; (512) 474-4877
what’s the deal? Memphis-style hot chicken; table-service
aW: food**; drink;*; atmosphere**; service**; instagrammability**
cost: $$
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Gusto (aW**)

our review
web&where:
interwebs; 4800 burnet road; (512) 458-1100
what’s the deal? italian in a hip setting; table-service
aW: food**; drink;**; atmosphere***; service**; instagrammability**
cost: $$$$
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Gyu-Kaku

HHH

Habana (AM) x
Habesha Restaurant and Bar (ACfp) x
Halal Brothers
The Halal Corner

Halcyon (TM**) x

Hanabi
Hank’s (AM; TM**) x

Happy Chicks (aW**)

our review
web&where:
interwebs; 6425 burnet road; (512) 467-4209
what’s the deal? the best damn chicken tenders you’ll ever have; fast casual, limited indoor seating
overall: ** (food***; drink*; atmosphere*; service**; instagrammability**)
cost: $
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Haru Sushi & Kushiyaki (ACfp; aW**)

what’s the deal? Ramen and kabobs; table-service
aW: food**; drink;*; atmosphere*; service**; instagrammability**
cost: $$
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Haymaker

Heaven’s Bistro Bakery
Hecho en Mexico (AM) x

Henbit (aW***) x

our review
web&where:
interwebs; 111 congress avenue
what’s the deal? Fresh, local, and cheery
overall: *** (food***; drink**; atmosphere**; service**; instagrammability***)
cost: $-$$
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Hestia (opening soon) [www]
Hideaway Kitchen and Bar [www]

High 5 (aW**)

our review
web&where:
interwebs; 2700 west anderson lane; menu
what’s the deal? Bowling and arcade with chef’d up food and rinks; table service
overall: food**; drink**; atmosphere**; service**; instagrammability**
cost: $$

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High Note [www] x

Hillside Farmacy [www] x

Himalaya Kosheli Nepali and Indian Restaurant (AAS-top50#11) [www] x
– momos
Market Eatery at Hmart (TM**) x
Hoboken Pie [www]

Hoffbrau [www]

Hold Out Brewing

Ho Ho Chinese B.B.Q.

Holy Roller (AMbest; TM**; EE; AAS-top50#36; ACfp; aW****)

our review
web&where:
interwebs; 509 rio grande street; (512) 502-5119
what’s the deal? delicious brunch for the punk rock aspirational class; table-service
aW: food****; drink;****; atmosphere****; service****; instagrammability****
cost: $$$
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Home Slice Pizza (AM; AAS-top50#24; ACfp; EEp) x

Honest Mary’s (AM; ACfp, aW**)

our review
web&where:
interwebs; 4800 burnet road; (512) 220-0269
what’s the deal? quick and healthy grain bowls; fast casual
overall: ** (food**; drink**; atmosphere**; service**; instagrammability**)
cost: $$
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Honey Moon [summer 2020]
Honey Suckle Tea Time
Hook and Reel Cajun Seafood & Bar

Hoover’s Cooking (EE) x

Hopdoddy x

Hopfields (AM; ACfp; EE; AAS-top50#48; AtoZtoB) x
Hops and Grain
Hotel San Jose
HOTeL Coffee

Houndstooth Coffee (AM; Aw) x

House of the Rising Tanuki-San [www] x
House Park Bar-B-Que
House Wine (AM) x
Hudson’s Hill Country (TM**) x

Hula Hut x

Hummus Among Us ATX (ACfp) x

Hunan Spicey

Hut’s Hamburgers

III

III Forks

Ike’s Love & Sandwiches [www]
Il Brutto (AMTM**; ACfp) x
– ricotta semifreddo
Inchin’s Bamboo Garden

Independence Fine Foods

Industry

In Plain Sight
Insomnia
Intelligencia [www] x

Intero (AM; TM**; AAS-8; AAS-top50#18; ACfp; aW*****)

our review
web&where:
interwebs; 2612 east cesar chavez; (512) 599-4052; reservations
what’s the deal? eye-opening and inventive Italian; table-service
overall:
food*****; drink;****; atmosphere***; service****; instagrammability****
cost: $$$
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Interstellar BBQ  (AAS-top50#14) x
Irene’s (AM; TM**; ACfp; AtoZtoB) x

Iron Cactus

Iron Works BBQ (TM**) x

Italic (AM) x

It’s Italian Cucina (TM**) x

JJJ

Jack Allen’s Kitchen (EE) x

The Jackelope (AM) x
Jacoby’s (TM**; ACfp) x
Javelina

Jeffery’s (AMbest; TM***; EE; AAS-top50#30; ACfp) x

Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams

JeonJu Korean Grill (ACfp) x

Jester King

Jinya Ramen Bar
JNL Barbecue
Joann’s Fine Foods (AM) [texmex] x

Jo’s Coffee (AM) x

Joe’s Bakery & Coffee Shop (ACfp) x
Josephine House (AM; TM**) x
Juana Taco

Juan in a Million (AM) x

Jugo

Juice Girl

Juiceland (AM) x

Jules Design Bar
Julie Myrtille Bakery
Julie’s Noodles (rec’d by Eater)
Juliet Italian Kitchen (TM**; ACfp) x

Julio’s Cafe (AM) x

June’s (TM**) [orange wines and buratta plate]

June’s All Day (AAS-top50#37; ACfp; aW**)

our review
web&where:
interwebs; 1722 south congress avenue; menu; reservations
what’s the deal? A French-style bistro hugging SoCo; table service
overall: food**; drink***; atmosphere**; service***; instagrammability**
cost: $$$
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Juniper (AMbest; TM***; AAS-top50#19; ACfp) x

Justine’s Brasserie (AM; EE; AAS-top50#10; ACfp; AtoZtoB; aW****) x

our review
web&where:
interwebs; 4710 east 5th street; (512) 385-2900
what’s the deal? hip French cuisine with dusty sophistication; sit down
overall: **** (food****; drink****; atmosphere*****; service****; instagrammability****)
cost: $$$
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KKK

Kale Me Crazy [www]
Kalimotxo
Kanji Ramen
Karam’s Tamale Company (ACfp) x
Kebobalicious (ACfp) x
The Kebob Shop
Keepers

Kemuri Tatsu-Ya (AMbest; TM***; AAS-top50#6; EE; ACfp; aW***) x

our review
web&where:
interwebs; 2713 east 2nd street; menu
what’s the deal? Texas barbecue-Japanese fusion in a lo-fi setting; table service
overall: food***; drink****; atmosphere***; service****; instagrammability***
cost: $$$
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Kerbey Lane Cafe (AM) x

Kerlin BBQ (TM****; EE) x
Kesos Tacos
Killa Wasi (ACfp) x

Kim Phung (AM) x

King Bee Lounge

Knotty Deck and Bar
Kome Sushi (AM; TM**; ACfp; AtoZtoB) x
Korean Komfort
Koriente
Kosmos
Kreyol Korner (ACfp) x
Kuneho
Kurry Tacos (ACfp) x
Kyoten Sushiko (AMbest)

LLL

La Barbecue (AM; TMtop50BBQ; TM****; ACfp; AAS-top50#45) x

La Bodega Gourmet
La Cafe Crepe

La Condesa (ACfp; AAS-top50#15) x

Lady Quackenbush’s Cakery
La Fruta Feliz
La Matta (AM; TM**; AAS-formerTop50#50; ACfp) x

Lamberts Downtown Barbecue (AM; TM****) x

La Mexicana Bakery (ACfp) x

La Patisserie Bakery (AM) x

La Pena
Las Trancas
Last Straw [tropical]
La Traviata (AM; TM**) x

Launderette (AMbest; TM****; AAS-top50#40; EE) x

Lavaca Teppan

La Volpe [italian + southern]
Lazarus Brewing Co.
Leaf

Le Bleu (AM; AC; AAS-top50#21aW****)

our review
web&where:
interwebs; 9070 research boulevard, suite 303; (512) 770-1100
what’s the deal? The best Vietnamese in town; fast-casual
aW: food****; drink;*; atmosphere*; service**; instagrammability****
cost: $$
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Left Wing
Lefty’s Brick Bar (TM**) [www]
– associated with Lenoir

Lenoir (AM; TM***; AAS-top50#9; EE; ACfp; aW****) x

our review
web&where:
interwebs; 1807 south first, menu
what’s the deal? Hot-climate locavore French cuisine; table service
overall: food****; drink***; atmosphere***; service****; instagrammability****
cost: $$$$
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Le Politique (AM; ACfp) x

LeRoy & Lewis (AMbest; TM****; ACfp) x
L’estelle House (TM**) x
Levercraft
Li Hot Pot & BBQ
Licha’s Cantina (AMbest; AAS-top50#32; ACfp) x
Lil’Doddy
Li’l Nonna’s
Lin Asian Bar + Dim Sum (AM; TM***) x
Little Barrel and Brown
Little Brother Bar
The Little Darlin’
Little Thailand (AAS-top50#11)
Little Woodrow’s
Live Oak Market [www]
Llama’s Peruvian Creole
L’Oca d’Oro (AMbest; TM**; AAS-top50#4; EE; ACfp; AtoZtoB) x
Local Foods
LoLo [www]
Lonesome Dove Western Bistro (TM**) x
Long Play Lounge
Look Noodles and More

Loro (AM; TM***; AAS-formerTop50#46; ACfp; aW**) x [asian smokehouse]

our review
web&where:
interwebs; 2115 south lamar boulevard; (512) 916-4858
what’s the deal? Asian-Central Texas fusion from two James Beard winners (Uchi and Franklin BBQ); counter service
overall: ** (food**; drink**; atmosphere***; service*; instagrammability***)
cost: $$
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Lotus + Cleaver (AM) x

Lou’s Bodega (TM**)

Lousiana Crab Shack (aW**)

our review
web&where:
interwebs; 2525 west anderson lane (near Guitar Center)
what’s the deal? fried, fried, and more fried; order at counter, food brought to table
overall: food**; drink*; atmosphere*; service***; instagrammability**
cost: $$
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L’Oven

Lox, Box, and Barrel [CLOSED; may reopen]

Lua Brazil (ACfp) x

Lucky Lab Coffee Co.

Lucky Robot Japanese Kitchen

Lucy’s Fried Chicken (AM) x

Lucy’s on the Lake

Lunar Pizza

Lutie’s [opening soon]

MMM

Maaribu

Madam Mam’s

MAD Greens
Madras Pavilion (AM)
Maggiano’s Little Italy
Magical Dessert Bar

Magnolia Cafe (AM) x

Maiko (AM) [www] x

Mai Thai

Malibu Poke
Mama Fu’s Asian House
Manana
Mandala

Mandola’s Italian Market (AM) x

ManinPasta

Manuel’s 

Maria’s Taco Express (AM) x

Marigold Market and Cafe
Mattie’s at Green Pasture (AMbest; TM**; AAS-formerTop50#33; ACfp) x

Matt’s El Rancho (AM) x

Max’s Wine Dive

Me Con Bistro (AM) x

Mellizoz Tacos (AM; aW**) x

our review
web&where:
interwebs; 1311 south first street
what’s the deal? taco and tortas with french fries; trailer
overall: food**; drink*; atmosphere***; service**; instagrammability***
cost: $
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Mendocino Farms (opening fall 2020)

Merit Coffee

The Meteor
MezzaMe (ACfp) x
Mia
Michelada’s Cafe y Cantina

Michi Ramen (TM**) x

Micklethwaite Craft Meats (AMbest; TMtop50BBQ; ACfp; AtoZtoB) x
Midori Sushi
Mignette
Milto’s [closed]

Mi Madre’s (AM; EEp; ACfp) x

The Mockingbird [www]

Modern Market

Monger’s Market + Kitchen (AMbest) x

Moonshine Patio Bar & Grill

Mother’s Cafe and Garden (AM; EEp) x

Mozart’s on the Lake

Murphy’s Deli
Musashino Sushi Dokoro (TM**; EE) x
Mutt’s Canine Cantina
My Name Is Joe (TM**)

NNN

Nala’s
Nancy’s Sky Garden (ACfp) x

Native Bar & Kitchen (TM**; aW***)

our review
web&where:
interwebs; 807 east 4th street
what’s the deal? upscale wabi-sabi hostel bar with bar eats
overall: food**; drink****; atmosphere****; service***; instagrammability****
cost: $$
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Nau’s Enfield Drug

Nekter Juice Bar
Neighborhood Goods [www]
Neighborhood Sushi (coming soon…)

Nervous Charlie’s (aW**)

our review
web&where:
interwebs; 5501 north lamar; menu
what’s the deal? New York bagels with fixins’; fast casual
overall: food**; drink*; atmosphere*; service**; instagrammability**
cost: $
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N’Esperado [closed but looking for new location]
New Fortune (rec’d by Eater)

NeWorlDeli (AM) x

Next Level Burger
Ng Cafe
Nickel City
Nicky’s Cafe
Nicolaza’s
Nightcap (TM**; ACfp) x
Ni-Kome Sushi and Ramen
Nixta Taqueria
– vegan tacos
– beet tartare tostada
– duck carnitas taco
Nobibi [opening 2019]

Noble Sandwich Company (AMbest) x

NoNo’s Tacos

Noori’s Grill

North Italia

Nosh and Bevvy

Nueces Kitchen and Bar

Numero 28

NXNW Restaurant and Brewery

OOO

Oaks Sports Bar
Oasis Texas Brewing Company
Oasthouse Kitchen + Bar

Odd Duck (AMbest; TM***; AAS-top50#13; EE; ACfp) x

Oddwood Ales
Ok wood (TM**)

Olamaie (TM****; AMbest; AAS-top50#1; ACfp; Aw****) x

our review
web&where:
interwebs; 1610 san antonio street; (512) 474-2796; reservations
what’s the deal? seriously chef’d up Southern Cuisine; table service
overall: **** (food****; drink****; atmosphere***; service****; instagrammability****)
cost: $$$$$$
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Old School Bar & Grill
Old Thousand (AMbest; TM**; AAS-formerTop50#48) x

Olive and June (AM; TM**) x

The Omeletry (AM)

OMG Squee [www] coming soon…

Once Over Coffee Bar

OneTaco: An Urban Taqueria (aW*)

our review
web&where:
interwebs; various
what’s the deal? An urban taqueria; fast-casual
aW: food*; drink;*; atmosphere*; service*; instagrammability**
cost: $
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The Onion

Ooga Booga Waffles (aW***)

our review
web&where:
interwebs; 5000 Burnet Road
what’s the deal? waffles stuffed with savory goodness; trailer
overall: *** (food***; drink*; atmosphere**; service***; instagrammability***)
cost: $$
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Opal Divine’s

The Original Pancake House
Oseyo
Osteria Pronto
Otherside Deli (AC) x
Otoko (AMbest; TM**; AAS-top50#25; EE; ACfp) x
Otopia
Oz. Tap House

PPP

P6 [www]

Pacha Organic Cafe

Papadom (ACfp) x
Papalote Taco House
Papa’s Grill Korean-Mexican Fusion
Paperboy (AM; ACfp) x
Paper Route Bakery

The Park on South Lamar

Parkside (TM***; AAS-formerTop50#23) x

Parlor and Yard

Patika

Patika Luncheonette
Patrizi’s (ACfp) x
– amatriciana
Paul Martin’s
Peace Bakery

Peached Tortilla (AM; TM**; EE; aW***) x

our review
web&where:
interwebs; 5520 burnet road
what’s the deal? low-key Asian-Southern fusion; table service (also a trailer about town)
overall: *** (food***; drink***; atmosphere***; service***; instagrammability***)
cost: $$$
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The Peacock
Peche
Pelon’s
Perfect Strangers [opening soon]

Perla’s (AM, TM***; AAS-formerTop50#37; ACfp) x

Perry’s Steakhouse & Grille (TM**) x
Phara’s Mediterranean Cuisine & Christopher’s Casbah
Pho Dinh Vietnamese Cuisine
Phoebe’s Diner (ACfp) x
Phoenicia Bakery & Deli
Phoenician Resto Cafe
Pho MPH [www]

PhoNatic (aW*)

our review
web&where: interwebs; 2525 anderson lane; (512) 458-8889
what’s the deal? fast casual Vietnamese with paint-blistering hot sauce; fast casual
overall: * (food*; drink*; atmosphere*; service*; instagrammability**)
cost: $
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Pho Please
Pho Saigon
The Pickle House

Picnik (AMbest; TM**; ACfp; aW***) x

our review
web&where:
interwebs; 4801 burnet road
what’s the deal? Paleo without the “Whoa!”; table service
overall: food***; drink***; atmosphere***; service***; instagrammability***
cost: $$
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Pieous (AMbest; AAS-formerTop50#49) x
Pinch Boil House
Pinstack

Pinthouse Pizza (AM; ACfp) x

Piranha Killer Sushi
Pita House
Pitalicious

Pitchfork Pretty (AMbest; AAS-top50#2; ACfp; Aw*****) x

our review
web&where:
interwebs; 2708 east cesar chavez; (512) 494-4593; reservations
what’s the deal? elevated Hill Country cuisine; table service
overall: ***** (food*****; drink****; atmosphere****; service*****; instagrammability****)
cost: $$$$$$$
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Pizzeria Grata
PJ’s Coffee
Plaza Colombian Coffee
Plow Burger [vegan]
Poke-Poke (TM**) x
Pokeworks

Polvo’s (AM; AAS-top50#49) x

Pool Burger (AM) x
Poppy’s Southern Recipes

Posse East

Pour House Pub

Proof & Cooper

Provision Austin

P. Terry’s (AM) x

Pueblo Viejo

Puli-Ra (AM; ACfp)

Punch Bowl Social

QQQ

Quality Seafood Market (EE; ACfp; aW**)

our review
web&where:
interwebs; 5621 airport boulevard; (512) 407-9240
what’s the deal? an Austin tradition of slinging seafood since 1938; fast casual
overall: ** (food**; drink**; atmosphere**; service**; instagrammability**)
cost: $$
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Quattro Gatti

Queue Barbecue

Qui

Quickie Pickle

RRR

Rachel Ray To Go

Radio Coffee and Beer (AM) x

Ramen Tatsu-Ya (AMbest; AWl***; AAS-top50#22; ACfp; aW*****) x

our review
web&where:
interwebs; multiple; menu
what’s the deal? Mind-blowing ramen; fast casual (but expect a long line)
overall: ***** (food*****; drink***; atmosphere***; service**; instagrammability****)
cost: $
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Ranch 616 (aW****)

our review
web&where:
interwebs; 616 nueces; (512) 479-7616; menus; reservations
what’s the deal? Texas continental in a friendly setting; table service
aW: food****; drink;****; atmosphere****; service****; instagrammability****
cost: $$$$
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Ranch Hand
Ranger’s Sausage House and Beer Garden (AM) x
RA Sushi Bar
Rebel Cheese Vegan Deli & Wine Shop (TM**)

Red Ash Italia (AMbest; TM***) x

Red’s Porch

Regal Ravioli
Reunion 19

Revelry on the Boulevard (aW***)

our review
web&where:
interwebs; 6215 north lamar boulevard; (512) 861-5685
what’s the deal? elevated pub chow with a New American bent; table service
overall: *** (food***; drink***; atmosphere***; service***; instagrammability***)
cost: $$$
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Revelry Kitchen + Bar
Revue
Rice Ball Co.
Rice Bowl Cafe (rec’d by Eater)
Rise [www] (coming soon)

Roaring Fork

Rockstar Bagels
Roland’s Soul Food and Fish (ACfp) x
Rolling Rooster
Rolling Smoke Barbeque (TM**) x

Roosevelt Room

Ropolo’s Pizzeria

Rosario’s Mexican Cafe y Cantina [www]
Rosedale Kitchen & Bar (TM**)
Rosen’s Bagel Co.

Rosewood (TM**, aW***, AtoZtoB)

our review
web&where:
interwebs; 1209 rosewood avenue; (512) 838-6205
what’s the deal? elevated South Texas cuisine in an historic Queen Anne cottage; table service
overall: *** (food***; drink****; atmosphere****; service***; instagrammability***)
cost: $$$
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Rosita’s Al Pastor (ACfp) x

Russell’s Bakery and Coffee Bar
Roya

Royal Blue Grocery

The Russian House (AM; ACfp) x
Ruth’s Chris Steak House

SSS

Saffron Indian Fusion (AMbest; AAS-formerTop50#38; ACfp; Aw**) x

our review
web&where:
interwebs; 3616 far west boulevard #113; (512) 241-1732
what’s the deal? strip mall Indian and Nepali chow; table service
overall: ** (food**; drink**; atmosphere**; service*; instagrammability***)
cost: $$
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Saigon Le Vendeur (EE) x

Sala & Betty

Salt & Time Butcher Shop and Salumeria (AMbest; AAS-formerTop50#32; ACfp) x
Salt & Time Cafe (AAS-top50#41)

Salt Lick (AM) x

Salt Traders Coastal Cooking (AM) x

Salty Sow (AM; ACfp) x

Salvation Pizza x

SAM’s Bar-B-Que
Sammie’s

Sandy’s

Sangam Chettinad

Sarah’s Mediterranean Grill

Santa Rita Cantina (aW**)

our review
web&where: 
interwebs; 1206 west 38thstreet; (512) 419-7482
what’s the deal? TexMex; table-service
aW: food**; drink;**; atmosphere*; service***; instagrammability*
cost: $$
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Sa-Ten Coffee and Eats (AM) x
Savor de Moi
Sawyer & Co.
Sazan Ramen [www]
Sazon (AM) x
Schaller’s Stube Sausage Bar

Scholz Garden

The Science Cream

Second Bar + Kitchen (TM**) x

Seoulju [www]
Seventh Flag Coffee
S-H Donuts
Shack 512
Shanghai Chinese Restaurant (rec’d by Eater)

Shoal Creek Saloon

Shore Raw Bar and Grill
Sichuan River (EE) x
– mapo tofu
Side Spot Superette [www]
Simi Estiatorio [greek]
Simon’s Burger Stand [www]
Siena Ristorante Toscana
Sip Pha
Sips and Sweets
Sixth and Waller
Ski Shores Cafe
Slapbox Pizzicheria [coming soon]
Sloan + Parker (11/2019)
Snap Kitchen

Snooze (TM**) x

Snowy Village Dessert Cafe
Soha
Soto (AMbest; TM**) x

The Soup Peddler (AM) x

Sour Duck Market (AM; TM**; AAS-top50#20) x
Soursop (AM; ACfp) x
Southbites

South Congress Cafe (AM) x

Southside Flying Pizza
Southside Market & BBQ
Spicy Boys
Spokesman Coffee
Spread & Co.
Star Cafe
Steamies Dumpling
The Steeping Room
Stella San Jac (AM) [www]
Stereotype

Stiles Switch (AM; TMtop50BBQ; TM****; ACfp) x

Stoney’s Pizza
Stouthouse Coffee Pub
Street (TM**) x

Stubb’s BBQ

Sugar Momma’s Bakeshop (AM) x
Sugar Pine
– onigiri

Suerte (AM; TM***; AAS-top50#8, ACfp, aW****, AtoZtoB) x

our review
web&where: interwebs; 1800 east 6th street; (512) 953-0092
what’s the deal? masa-focused leveraged with local ingredients; table service
overall: **** (food****; drink***; atmosphere***; service***; instagrammability****)
cost: $$$$
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Summer House [coming soon]
SunLife Organics [www] coming soon…

Summer Moon (aW**)

our review
web&where:
 interwebs; various
what’s the deal?
 wood-fired coffee in a modern setting; fast-casual
aW: food*; drink; ***; atmosphere**; service*; instagrammability*
cost: $
summer-moon
Sundaze (ACfp) x
Super Burrito on 5th
Sushi A Go Go [coming]
Sushi Junai Omakase
Sway Modern Thai (AMbest; TM***; EE; AAS-formerTop50#40; ACfp) x

Sweetish Hill Bakery Cafe & Deli

Sweet Chive Chinese (AM; TM**)
Sweetgreen [www] coming soon…
Sweet Paris Crêperie & Café

Swift’s Attic (AM; TM**) x

The Switch

Szechuan House

TTT

T22 Chicken Joint (ACfp; aW**)

our review
web&where:
 interwebs; 7211 Burnet Road; (512) 520-1998
what’s the deal?
nashville-style hot chicken; table-service
aW: food**; drink; **; atmosphere*; service*; instagrammability**
cost: $$
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Taco Bronco

Tacodeli (AMbest; TM**; aW***) x

our review
haikus (and reviews)
I wrote about every taco they sling
web&where:
interwebs; various
what’s the deal? delicious austin-style breakfast and lunch tacos; fast casual
overall: *** (food***; drink*; atmosphere***; service***; instagrammability***)
cost: $
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Taco Flats (aW**)

our review
web&where:
interwebs; various
what’s the deal? Tacos and drinks; table service and a trailer
overall: ** (food**; drink***; atmosphere**; service**; instagrammability**)
cost: $
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Taco-Mex (ACfp) x

Taco More

Taco Ranch

Taco Shack (aW**)

web&where: interwebs; various
what’s the deal? local taco joint; fast casual
overall: ** (food**; drink*; atmosphere*; service*; instagrammability**)
cost: $
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Taquero Mucho

Taj Palace (AM) x

Talad
– roti

Tamale House East (EE) x

Tam Deli & Cafe
Tanuki

Taqueria Guadalajara Arandas No. 3 (aW**)

our review
web&where:
6534 burnet road
what’s the deal? lo-fi Mexican-style tacos; fast casual
overall: ** (food**; drink*; atmosphere*; service**; instagrammability**)
cost: $
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Tarka Indian Kitchen (AM) x

Taste of Ethiopia (AM; AAS-formerTop50#44) x
TC Noodle House (rec’d by Eater)
TenTen

The Tavern

Taverna Austin

TC Noodle House (AM) x
Tea Haus (AM) x
The Teal House Coffee & Bakery [www]
– cinnamon rolls
Teji’s
Ten Oak
Tenten

Terry Black’s Barbecue (AM; TMtop50BBQ; TM****) x

Texas Chili Parlor

Texas French Bread (AM; TM***; AAS-formerTop50#35) x

Texas Street Grill
Texas Tavern
Texican Cafe
Thai Fresh
Thai Kun (AMbest; TM**; AAS-top50#33) x
Thoroughbread

Threadgill’s (ACfp) x

Thundercloud Subs

Tillery Bar and Cafe
Tillie’s (AAS-top50#38) [new american]

Tino’s Greek Cafe (AM) x

Tiny Boxwoods (TM**) x
Tiny House Coffee Roasters
Tiny Iceland

Tiny Pies (AM) x

Tio Pepe Chicken
The Tipsy Alchemist
Titaya’s Thai Cuisine (ACfp) x
Tito Adobo (ACfp) x
TLC (AM)

TLV (Aw***, TM***)

our review
web&where:
interwebs; 111 congress avenue, menu
what’s the deal? Israeli street food
overall: food***; drink**; atmosphere**; service**; instagrammability***
cost: $
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Tommy Want Wingy
Tomodachi Sushi (AM) x
Tony C’s Pizza & Beer Garden

Top Notch

Torchy’s Tacos (AMbest; aW****) x

web&where: interwebs; various
what’s the deal? crazy good inventive tacos; fast casual
overall: **** (food****; drink*; atmosphere**; service**; instagrammability****)
cost: $$
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Toss Pizzeria and Pub
Tous Les Jours (AM) x

Trace (TM**) x

Trianon Coffee

Trill Taqueria

Tropical Dream

Troublemaker [www]
– burritos

Troy Restaurant
True Food Kitchen (AM; TM**) x
Truluck’s (AM; AtoZtoB) x
Tso Chinese Delivery
Tucci’s Southside Subs
Tuk Tuk (ACfp) x
Turntable [CLOSED]
Tyson’s Tacos

UUU

Uchi (AMbest; TM****; AAS-top50#17; EE; ACfp; AtoZtoB) x

Uchiko (AMbest; AAS-top50#17TM****; ACfp) x

Uncle Julio’s
Uncle Nicky’s (AM, TM**)
Uncorked Wine Bar

Upper Crust Bakery (AM) x

Uptown Sports Club [coming soon; by Aaron Franklin]
Uroko
– omakase
Usta Kababgy
UZeat (AM) x

VVV

Valentina’s TexMex BBQ (TMtop50BBQ; TM****; EE; ACfp; aW****)

our review
web&where:
interwebs; 11500 manchaca road; (512) 221-4248
what’s the deal? top-rated bbq and tacos; trailer
overall: **** (food****; drink*; atmosphere**; service**; instagrammability***)
cost: $
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Vamonos

Van’s Banh Mi (ACfp) x
Vaquero Taquero
– quesadilla with Oaxacan cheese
V Cafe
The Vegan Nom
The Vegan Yacht

Veggie Heaven

Veloria
Velvet Taco (TM**) x

Veracruz All Natural (AM; TM**; EE; AAS-top50#44; ACfp; aW****)

our review
web&where:
interwebs; various; fast-casual
overall: food****; drink;*; atmosphere**; service*; instagrammability****
cost: $
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Vespaio (ACfp) x

Via 313 (AMbest; EE; AAS-top50#47; ACfp; aW****)

our review
web&where: interwebs; various
what’s the deal? Unbelievably good Detroit-style pizza; sit down
overall: **** (food****; drink**; atmosphere**; service**; instagrammability***)
cost: $$
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Vibrant
Vic and Al’s
Vic’s Bar-B-Que (TM**)
Vida Pura Juicery
Vinaigrette (AM; TM**; AtoZtoB) x
Vince Young Steakhouse

Vino Vino (AM; TM**) x

Vista Brewing

Vixon’s Wedding (TM**) [www]

Voodoo Doughnuts

WWW

Waller Creek Pub House

Walton’s Fancy and Staple (AM; TM**) x

Wasota Vegan Paradise

Ways and Means Oyster House

Wham Bam Bagels & Coffee (from Aviary)

Whataburger

Whiskey Tango Foxtrot Icehouse

Whitfields

Whoa BBQ (aW**) x

our review
web&where:
 5530 burnet road
what’s the deal? BBQ with a twist; counter service
overall: ** (food**; drink**; atmosphere**; service***; instagrammability**)
cost: $$
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Wholy Bagel

Wild Chix & Waffles (aW*) x

our review
web&where: 
interwebs; 7714 burnet road; (512) 888-9766
what’s the deal? Chicken and waffles in a funky coffee shop; fast-casual
aW: food*; drink;*; atmosphere**; service*; instagrammability**
cost: $$
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Wilder Wood Restaurant and Bar
Wild Gift Coffee
Wild Kitchen + Bar
Willie’s Bar-B-Q (TM**) x
Willow & Co.
Winebelly (AM; TM**) x

Winelair [COMING SOON]

Wink (AM; AAS-formerTop50#28; ACfp) x

Winner Winner (ACfp) x
Winners BBQ
Woko Loco
Wright Brothers Brew and Brew (AM) x
Wu Chow (AMbest; TM**; ACfp; AtoZtoB) x

XXX

Xian Sushi and Noodle (EE; ACfp) x

YYY

The Yard at Waller Creek

Yard Bar [AM] x

Yard Milkshake Bar
Yellow Jacket Social Club
Yummi Joy
Yuyo (AM; TM**; ACfp; AAS-7.5; AtoZtoB) x

ZZZ

Zaika Indian Contemporary Fusion

Zero Degrees

Zhi Tea (AM) x
Ziggy’s Kielbasa House [www]
Zombie Tacos

Z’Tejas Southwestern Grill x

Zucchini Kill (AM; AtoZtoB) x

ZuZu’s

‘Zza Pizza + Salad [coming]

0

III Forks (AM)
1618 Asian Fusion [TM**, www]

1886 Bakery (AM) x

24 Diner (AM) x

33 Tigers

34th Street Cafe (aW**)

our review
web&where:
interwebs; 1005 west 34thstreet; (512) 371-3400
what’s the deal? quiet neighborhood spot; table-service
aW: food**; drink;**; atmosphere**; service**; instagrammability**
cost: $$$$
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40 North [pizza]
68 Degrees (TM**; AtoZtoB) x
827 Rays Kitchen + Cellar
85C
888 Pan Asian Restaurant (EE; ACfp) x

the graveyard…

Alcomar (AM)
Ali Usta
Aroma
Artista Rosso

BaseCamp
Big Kahuna
Blue Cat Cafe
Blue Star Kitchen + Bar (aW**)
Boiler Nine (AMTM**; ACfp; Aw****)
The Bonneville
Bullfight 
(AMbest)
Burger Tex
Burn Pizza + BarCafe Express
Cajun Pizza Place
Carmelo’s
Chango’s
Chicon
Chu-Mikal’s
Coast (TM**)

Counter 3.Five.VII (AMbest)
Craftsman
Darcy’s Donkey (AM) [www]
Eastside Cafe (AM; EE)
El Azteca
Frank & Angie’s
Freedman’s (TMtop50BBQ; TM****)
Fuzzy’s Tacos
Gotham
Grand Luxe Cafe
Halal Guys
Hill’s Cafe
Hightower
Jang’s Chirac Cafe
JT Youngblood’s Texas Chicken (TM**)
Kicked Up Grub
Kinda Tropical
Kiwami Ramen (aW**)
Kona Grill
Little Big Burger
Lucky’s Puccias & Pizzeria
Mum Foods (TM**)
Pars Deli
Rise Biscuit Donuts
Royal Jelly (AM)
Ruby’s BBQ
Searsucker
She’s Not Here (AM) [asian-pacific]
Squeezery
Sophia’s
Stella Public House
Stonehouse Coffee and Bar (AM)
Swad (AM; EE) x
Teo Gelato
Thai, How Are You?
TnT Tacos and Tequila
Trio (TM**)

Unit D Pizzeria (TM**; ACfp)
Vox Table
Weather Up
Wild Wood Bakehouse
Yoshi Ramen Austin

Zax

Zocalo Cafe (AM)

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