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49 Best Places to Eat in Austin Texas

Did you know Austin is the second fastest growing city in the country? Yes, it’s true! Which makes it also true that exciting and delicious food is on nearly every corner. Are you hungry for tacos, Texas barbecue, prime rib, or the most delicate salad? Can’t decide between a food truck trailer park or a 12 seat Japanese restaurant? That’s ok. We’ve got you covered.
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This list encompasses long-standing restaurants and the new kids on the block. In Austin, you can satiate nearly any hunger or thirst craving you have. The city does seem to experience quick and sudden turnover with its restaurants, often with no notice or a complete change in concept. This list is current for now, but check back for updates as the city and it’s food evolve and change.

Date Updated: Feb 5, 2020    Originally Created Jun 5, 2017

49 BEST PLACES TO EAT IN AUSTIN TEXAS - AUSTIN FOOD BUCKET LIST

ALLANDALE

  1.  Barley Swine (New American, 💰💰💰)
  2.  DeSano Pizzeria Napoletana (Pizza, 💰💰)

BRENTWOOD

  1. Brentwood Social House (Coffee & Tea, Bakery, 💰)

CHERRYWOOD

  1.  Dai Due Butcher Shop & Supper Club (Breakfast & Brunch, 💰💰)
  2.  L’Oca d’Oro (Italian, 💰💰💰)
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CLARKSVILLE

  1.  Jeffrey’s (American, 💰💰💰💰)
  2.  Freedmen’s (BBQ + Bars, 💰💰) CLOSED

DOWNTOWN

  1.  Casino el Camino (Dive Bar, 💰)
  2.  Counter 3.FIVE.VII (New American, 💰💰💰💰)
  3.  Easy Tiger (German Beer Garden, 💰💰)
  4.  Emmer & Rye (New American & Tapas, 💰💰💰)
  5.  Fixe Austin’s Southern House (Southern, 💰💰💰)
  6.  Gus’s World Famous Fried Chicken (Southern Chicken Shop, 💰)
  7.  Lonesome Dove Western Bistro (New American & Steakhouse, 💰💰💰)
  8.  Olamaie (Southern & New American, 💰💰💰)
  9.  Perry’s Steakhouse and Grill (Steakhouse & Seafood, 💰💰💰)
  10.  Red Ash (Italian & Seafood, 💰💰💰)
  11.  Second Bar + Kitchen (New American, 💰💰) + More Locations
  12.  Texas Chili Parlor (American & Bar, 💰)
  13.  Wink (New American & Vegetarian, 💰💰💰)
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EAST AUSTIN

  1.  Buenos Aires Café (Argentine, 💰💰) + More Locations
  2.  Bufalina (Pizza/Italian, 💰💰) + More Locations
  3.  Cenote (New American, 💰)
  4.  Chicon (New American, 💰💰) CLOSED
  5.  Dee Dee (Thai, 💰)
  6.  East Side King (Asian Fusion, 💰💰) + More Locations
  7.  Franklin Barbecue (Barbeque, 💰💰) – expect ridiculously long lines
  8.  Juan in a Million (Mexican & Breakfast/Brunch, 💰)
  9.  Juniper (New American & Italian, 💰💰💰)
  10.  Justine’s Brasserie (French, 💰💰)
  11.  Kemuri Tatsu-ya (Japanese/Barbeque, 💰💰)
  12.  Launderette (New American, 💰💰)
  13.  Old Thousand (Chinese, 💰💰)
  14.  Revelry Kitchen + Bar (American, Cocktails, 💰💰)
  15.  Tamale House East (Mexican, 💰)
  16.  Veracruz All Natural Food Truck (Mexican/South Western, 💰)
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ROSEDALE

  1.  Noble Sandwich Company (Sandwiches & Beer Bar, 💰💰) + More Locations
  2.  Picnik (New American & Coffee/Tea, 💰💰) + More Locations
  3.  Tacodeli (Mexican, 💰) 
  4.  Uchicko (Japanese Sushi Bar, 💰💰💰💰)

SOUTH AUSTIN

  1.  Lenoir (New American, 💰💰💰) + More Locations
  2.  Odd Duck (New American, 💰💰💰)
  3.  Otoko (Japanese Sushi Bar, 💰💰💰💰)
  4.  Perla’s Seafood and Oyster Bar (Seafood & Breakfast/Brunch, 💰💰💰)
  5.  Ramen Tatsu-Ya (Ramen, 💰💰) + More Locations
  6.  Sway (Thai, 💰💰)
  7.  Torchy’s Tacos (Mexican Food Truck, 💰) + More Locations
  8.  Uchi (Japanese Sushi Bar, 💰💰💰💰) + More Locations
  9.  Valentina’s Tex Mex BBQ (Barbeque Food Truck & TexMex, 💰)

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