Ramen, burgers, tacos—you'll find that and more at this downtown food hall.
A well-kept secret among West Campus residents and others in the know.
It's easy to be cheerful chasing quinoa and greens across your plate when you're sipping a crisp rosé.
Top Chef winner Kristen Kish helms the kitchen at the Line Hotel.
A spacious food hall nestled in a Korean supermarket.
Little Lin has caught on fast, with a thoughtful menu of flavorful dishes and abundant dim sum offerings.
At Olamaie, the Southern renaissance is digging in.
Lively SoCo seafood eatery boasting an expansive patio and one of the best raw bars in the city.
Roughhewn in design and refined in plating.
Rustic west-of-Austin outpost offering hearty and seasonal Hill Country fare.
Sip a strawberry margarita from a pineapple on a tree-shaded patio.
Signature suds and seasonal foods.
Exquisite, endlessly innovative bites in a warm, modern space.
An all-day hang—breezy, light, and evocative of Southern California.
A brilliant mash-up of pan-Asian flavors and Texas barbecue.
Simple and spare sandwich shop focused on high-quality Italian ingredients.
The original, famously funky food trailer is now a brick-and-mortar at Rock Rose.
This east-side hot spot offers a refreshingly authentic spin on interior Mexican and more masa nibbles than you knew were possible.
Moody and handsome, like a fantasy Italian lover who makes great pizza.
An urban-chic hotel cafe offering an array of flavorful fare morning, noon, and night.
The beloved taco trailer has put down roots in a strip center on the Highway 183 frontage road.
The Fairmont’s new steak and everything house doesn’t want to be pigeonholed.
Chef Bryce Gilmore is as inventive as ever at this barn-wood-clad enclave.
Chewy, properly blistered Neapolitan pies served in a tiny, comfortably minimal space.
Clarksville is the better for this all-day cafe.
Bryce Gilmore works his magic in a lively, sunny spot on South Lamar.
A gussied-up homage to a Texas town—with food to match.
This sleek, flame-centric Italian-oriented steakhouse is a fixture downtown.
Casual neighborhood wine bar on SoCo.
Expect an imaginative roster of small plates at this handsome, dimly lit space in the Hotel Van Zandt.
A cacophonous dining room doesn't detract from the delicious modern Thai food.
An evening out at this modern-industrial Seaholm eatery is always a good time, especially when seated on the upper level. We started with a devilishly good serving of muhammara, a Middle Eastern dip akin to hummus with red pepper, yogurt, cumin, and coriander, served with thin, crispy sesame crackers. Perfectly…
Austin's best casual sushi.
Italian food that's good enough for families and foodies.
A second location brings dazzling interpretations of classic sushi to South Austin.
You could eat like a bird here, but you won't want to.
The best barbecue in the known universe.
A cacophony of canines, children, and caretakers converge for coffee.
And so it is.
Enjoy a Texas ranch–inspired menu on a tree-shaded patio in East Austin.
Noisy punk-rock style meets an edgy, flavor-packed menu.
French doors and walls of white shiplap give a breezy country air to this ladies-and-gents-who-lunch spot. The little blue cottage in smack in the middle of West Austin, but the deck is shady and calm. Scan the sideboard spread with beautifully composed platters of fresh fruit, baked goods,…
Nothing beats sitting at the sushi bar at this iconic Austin spot, especially when you meet newcomers experiencing it for the first time. We started with fish fresh from the Tsukiji fish market, including sweet and mild ocean trout with lemon zest and Maldon salt and tender amberjack with a…
When in need of a Southern-food fix, this West 5th Street spot will suffice. But there are a few dos and don’ts when dining here. Do absolutely order biscuits upon arrival. Warm and fluffy, they are wonderful with whipped butter flavored with Steen cane syrup and blackberry preserves. Do try…
Fall weather is perfect for barbecue at Micklethwait’s outdoor venue.
Thumbs up for the incredibly moist charcoal-grilled local fowl (ours was seasoned in achiote and citrus). Double thumbs up for the fabulous homemade corn tortillas and the spicy salsas (tomato-serrano and jalapeño-garlic). We also love the whole jalapeño roasted in soy sauce (shades of South Texas). And be sure to…
Just east of I-35, this two-sided space can take you from coffee to cocktails and back again. The hipster quotient is high, but that’s to be expected, as this funky eatery is attached to a stylish youth hostel. Elaborate woodwork and brick and rock walls set a rustic stage for the…
“Everything is from around here” the menu modestly announces. But even if it didn’t, you’d likely get the picture. A tray of recently harvested heirloom tomatoes sits on the counter, waiting to be chopped up; scattered with venison machacado, bright green (hot!) chiles, and cotija cheese; and bathed…
This Dallas transplant fits right in to the shiny new northern extension of the Domain, taking the counter-service taco to a new level (that includes decibel level, thanks to the the thumping beat of the sound system). Tacos al pastor with shredded pork, pineapple, and pickled onion were our most…
This breezy,well-manicured Houston import, dressed in white with blue accents, is aimed at the ladies who lunch (though for now it’s more like the ladies who sup). Hard wood surfaces amplified sound, but we did our best to converse while noshing on a French-inspired board of freshly baked country bread…