Porchetta, chicken, and real-deal Southern sides.
Southern accents on Texas favorites keep young and old happy in this dining room and saloon.
Casual spot for Creole and Southern comfort cooking.
Elevated renditions of Southern cooking soothe the soul.
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…
Since the expansion of this three-level Southern eatery in the Heights, the new first-floor taproom and the shaded terrace are the two biggest draws. On the new seasonal menu, find ambitious choices like quail stuffed with andouille sausage and cornbread and roasted in hay. Our appetizers pleased, both the deep-fried…
It’s official. Casa Linda hit the culinary jackpot with the addition of this strip-mall hole-in-the-wall. The incredibly cool West Texas–inspired decor features a great mural of Marfa by artist Rainer Judd. And the food is no slouch either. Possibly one of the best burgers in town, this beauty is a…
A gussied-up homage to a Texas town—with food to match.
Upmarket Southern cuisine in a dramatic downtown setting.
This EaDo bistro in a historic building is drawing fans from around town.
Satisfying Southern cooking in a rustic old house in the Medical Center area.
When in Rome, do as the Romans do. When in deep East Texas, order the chicken-fried steak (and mashed potatoes with buttery cream gravy, green beans seasoned with bacon, and a corn muffin to boot). We were full of the good spirits that come naturally from Southern comforts, and yet…
New Southern rises at the Alley on Bitters.
Crispy fare with a Southern flair.
This funky little cafe serves a mean CFS.
A long mirror in this open, airy spot is painted with the declaration “Bacon, butter, and booze make everything better,” and nearly every menu item has one of the three in it. This new production from Blythe Beck and Casie Caldwell may not be for the faint of heart, but…
If you take your fried chicken seriously, then batter up! At Republic it’s the signature dish. This vintage home in Old Town is the perfect setting for a home-style feast that includes a heaping platter of tender, crispy fried chicken with house-made sides of creamed corn, mac and cheese, fresh…
A Southern-new-wave restaurant, taproom, and bar.
An approachable prix-fixe menu in a cozy dining room.
Still undergoing renovations, this crowd-pleaser draws a full house on Saturdays, with its thirteen screens showing college football. A menu of made-from-scratch Texas comfort food includes good stuff like gumbo, tortilla soup, fried catfish, a bone-in ribeye, four decadent mac and cheese options, and barbecue shrimp, to name a few.
Polished modern-American spot dishing out oysters, Gulf Coast specialties, and hearty Texas dishes.