Downtown bistro ups the ante for elegant dining in West Texas.
Near Southside hideaway adds a touch of elegance to the neighborhood.
A menu straight out of Mexico City.
Elevated seafood, pasta, and steaks.
Austin's epicenter of the Southern renaissance.
A seasonal, globe-trotting menu equals a packed house at Ryan Lachaine's stylish Montrose eatery.
Cowhide, taxidermy, and big meat dominate.
A modern ranchero vibe and grilled meats galore in the Worthington Renaissance.
Indian fare with a modern sensibility.
Downtown Dough brings Naples nearer.
Lunch specials and pies made with farm-fresh goodness.
This casual temple of pork parts and fermented food is among the city's best restaurants.
Local products star in elegant dishes served with sides of Southern charm.
Jaw-droppingly inventive Japanese fusion served in a dark and homey place.
Modern Oaxacan fare from James Beard–winning chef Hugo Ortega.
A top Texas restaurant from award winner Justin Yu.
All-around excellent food from Chris Shepherd.
A mix-it-up menu with Texas twang.
It's a car wash and a Mexican food adventure.
A little bit of Oaxaca on South Lamar.
A dining experience to match the town’s superlative art.
This is serious Sichuan.
Beautiful Mexican flavors in downtown El Paso.
This cosmopolitan steakhouse is but a stone’s throw from Texas A&M.
Contemporary Italian from chef Luca Della Casa at the Fairmount Hotel.
Travis and Emma Heim’s River location quadruples the space of their original ’cue joint.
The Republic is all you could want in a smart local steakhouse.
Summer doesn't get any better than alfresco dining at this chic East Austin brasserie.
A casual bistro downstairs and fine dining upstairs in the historic Anson Mills Building.
A solidly eclectic menu served in a former convent painted tropical pink.
High-end sushi and fancy beef in a contemporary River Oaks setting.
This two-story riverside gathering spot balances its hip quotient with flavor and grace.
There's a lot of good barbecue in College Station, but 1775 is one of the best.
An inspired restaurant equal to the world-class museum that houses it.
Innovative Emmer & Rye is an oasis of calm on rowdy Rainey Street.
Nonna's sophisticated Italian food sets the bar high.
Botika enchants with an evocative space and unique menu of Asian and Latin American fusion.
Juan Rodriguez's multicourse Mexican affairs are reasons for celebration.
From steaks its dry-aged in house to excellent wines, Café Central offers the city’s finest dining.
An East Dallas gem with a farm-to-table slant.
This West Austin standby is consistently excellent.
Hugo Ortega's stylish, perpetually packed hacienda serves the best Mex-Mex in town.