SXSW: Where to Eat Up North

A culinary guide for navigating your way through the city, from a beautiful hacienda to a hipster coffee bar.

Amy’s Ice Creams
Famous local chain with quirky decor and unique flavors
5624 Burnet Rd, 512-538-2697
amysicecreams.com
Follow @AmysIceCreams
Location: Up North
Category: Sweet Tooth

Blue Star Cafeteria
Not really a cafeteria; homey but nice
4800 Burnet Rd, 512-454-7827
bluestarcafeteria.com
Follow @BlueStarAustin
Location: Up North
Category: Comfy Cafes

Chinatown
Chinese, sushi, and dim sum; warm and romantic
3407 Greystone Dr, 512-343-9307
chinatown-mopac.com
Location: Up North
Category: Romantic

Cutie Pies
Award-winning pies; food cart
7329 Burnet Rd, 512-452-7437
cutiepiewagon.com
Follow @CutiePieWagon
Location: Up North
Categories: Trailers, Sweet Tooth, Cheap Eats

Fonda San Miguel
Interior Mexican; large and beautiful hacienda
2330 W. North Loop Blvd, 512-459-4121
fondasanmiguel.com
Location: Up North
Categories: Upscale, Tried & True

Foreign & Domestic Food & Drink
Creative pairings in a homey space
306 E. 53rd, 512-459-1010
fndaustin.com
Location: Up North
Category: Comfy Cafe

Jasper’s
Chic and swanky Southwestern fusion; at the Domain
11506 Century Oaks Terrace, 512-834-4111
jaspers-restaurant.com/austin
Location: Up North
Category: Upscale

Komé
Traditional Chinese in a homey space
4917 Airport Blvd, 512-712-5700
kome-austin.com
Follow  @komeAustin
Location: Up North
Category: Cheap Eats

Little Deli and Pizzeria
Tiny neighborhood joint serving New Jersey–style pizzas
7101 Woodrow Ave, 512-467-7402
littledeliandpizza.com
Location: Up North
Category: Cheap Eats

Man Bites Dog
Hot dogs in a casual space
5222 Burnet Rd, 512-614-1330
manbitesdogaustin.com
Follow  @MANBITESDOGTX
Location: Up North
Categories: Trailers, Cheap Eats

Phil’s Icehouse
Burgers, fries, and shakes; relaxed vibe with playscape for kids
5620 Burnet Rd, 512-524-1212
philsicehouse.com
Location: Up North
Category: Tried & True

Stiles Switch BBQ & Brew
Smoked ’cue in a space just right for watching ESPN or listening to country music
6610 N. Lamar, 512-380-9199
stilesswitchbbq.com
Follow  @stilesswitchbbq
Location: Up North
Category: Cheap Eats

Tacodeli (North)
Local favorite for tasty tacos; wide variety
12001 Burnet Rd, 512-339-1700
tacodeli.com
Follow @TacoDeli
Location: Up North
Category: Comfy Cafes

Tam Deli
Traditional Vietnamese food in an unassuming setting
8222 N. Lamar, 512-834-6458
Location: Up North
Category: Cheap Eats

Thunderbird Coffee
Hipster coffee bar with drinks and panini
1401 Koenig Ln, 512-420-8660
thunderbirdcoffee.com
Location: Up North
Category: Comfy Cafes

Trudy’s North
Local Tex-Mex favorite; famous Mexican martinis
8820 Burnet Rd, 512-454-1474
trudys.com
Location: Up North
Categories: Late Night, Tried & True

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