Best Austin, TX Restaurants

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    10. Franklin Barbecue

    Every day since Franklin Barbecue opened for business as a modest food trailer in 2009, it has sold out of its famous brisket. The barbecue here has been heralded as some of the best in the country, and even with the...

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    8. Paggi House

    Recognized as one of the best local spots for patio dining, the Paggi House is an iconic Austin restaurant, as well as a historic landmark dating back to the 1840s. Executive Chef Ben Huselton utilizes his culinary...

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    6. Vespaio

    Vespaio is one of those places that automatically gets a thumbs up when you mention their name. You'll hear things like "Always a go-to for a good meal" and "We love this place" and "Try the lasagna." Described...

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    5. Congress Restaurant

    Recently named one of Bon Appétit's Best New Restaurants in America, Congress' David Bull describes the prix-fixe menu as "Natural American" cuisine where he selects the highest-quality seasonal ingredients. Five...

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    4. FINO Restaurant, Patio & Bar

    FINO Restaurant Patio & Bar is well known to locals as a cozy yet modern eatery where executive chef Jason Donoho crafts a menu of local, seasonal items inspired by the flavors, spices & cuisines of the...

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    3. Perla's Seafood & Oyster Bar

    Perla's Seafood & Oyster Bar was founded in the Spring of 2009 by chefs Lawrence McGuire and Thomas Moorman Jr. with the goal of bringing ultra fresh oysters and premium seafood to bustling South Congress Avenue....

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    2. Eddie V's Edgewater Grille

    Eddie V's has selections from the best of America's seafood treats and they do fine dining right. This Austin seafood restaurant features an award-winning combination of prime steaks and fresh seafood with live...

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    1. Uchi

    Uchi is constantly touted as Austin's #1 restaurant and 10Best feels no different. Combining local seasonal ingredients with an infinite spectrum of seafood from around the globe is the basis for Uchi's culinary...

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About Austin, TX Restaurants

In the last decade, the Austin restaurant scene has transformed from cooking up great Tex-Mex to major player in the international culinary scene. Some big names have moved in and opened up successful restaurants, but still maintaining Austin’s unique flavor. The city has proved to be an excellent canvas for a young chef and some of the most creative chefs in the country can be found working in unassuming converted bungalows and downtown warehouses.


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