Austin's restaurant scene is as diverse as it is delicious. Whether you're craving Thai noodles, thin-crust pizza, enchiladas, Texas barbeque or gelato, Austin has you covered. With a seemingly endless variety of dining options, you will be hard-pressed to taste everything the city has to offer. Below are a few links to dining information around the city, but don't stop there. Be sure to ask locals about their favorites, and explore on your own. Happy eating!
- Austin Chronicle Restaurant Guide
- Austin City Search Restaurant and Dining Guide
- Texas Monthly Recipes & Food
The staff at the Graduate School have listed some of their favorite local eateries.
- Hyde Park Bar & Grill, 4206 Duval St.
- Hoover's Cooking, 2002 Manor Rd.
- Kerbey Lane Café*, 2606 Guadalupe St.
- East Side Café, 2113 Manor Rd.
- Thai Noodle House, 2602 Guadalupe St.
- Madame Mam's, 2514 Guadalupe St.
- Zen*, 3423 Guadalupe St.
- Suzi's Chinese Kitchen*, 1152 S. Lamar Blvd.
- Green Mesquite BBQ*, 1400 Barton Springs Rd.
- Ruby's, 512 West 29th St.
- Artz Rib House, 2330 S. Lamar Blvd.
- Rudy's*, 2415 Capital of Texas Hwy., S.
- The Salt Lick*, 18001 FM1826, Driftwood, Texas
- Gene's New Orleans Style Po'Boys & Deli, 1209 E. 11th St.
- Ms. B's*, 1050 East 11th St., Suite 100
- Romeo's, 1500 Barton Springs Rd.
- La Traviata, 314 Congress Ave.
- Brick Oven*, 1209 Red River St.
- Julio's Restaurant. 4215 Duval St.
- Chuy's*, 1728 Barton Springs Rd.
- El Mercado*, 1702 Lavaca St.
- Curra's*, 614 E. Oltorf St.
- Maudies Café*, 1212 S. Lamar Blvd.
- Vivo, 2015 Manor Rd.
- El Chile, 2209 Manor Rd.
- Matt's El Rancho, 2613 S. Lamar Blvd.
- Trudy's*, 409 W. 30th St.
- Mangia Chicago Stuffed Pizza*, 3500 Guadalupe St.
- Austin Pizza Garden, 6266 W. Highway 290
- Austin's Pizza*, 800 W. 12th St.
- Ben's Longbranch Barbecue, 900 E. 11th St.
- Dot's Place, 15803 Windermere Drive, Pflugerville, TX 78660
- Soul Kitchen Two, 2931 E. 12th
- Threadgill's*, 301 W. Riverside Drive
- Mother's Café & Garden, 4215 Duval St.
- Veggie Heaven, 1914 Guadalupe St.
- Mozart's Coffee Roasters, 3826 Lake Austin Blvd.
- Spider House Patio Bar & Café, 2908 Fruth St.
- JP's Java, 2803 San Jacinto St.
- Halcyon Coffeehouse Bar-Lounge, 218 W. 4th St.
- Jo's Coffee*, 1300 S. Congress Ave.
* Restaurants have more locations around Austin