Take Out

Barton Springs District

Chuy's is a real local favorite, and its colorful, whimsical decor features an Elvis shrine, lava lamps, and approximately 1,000 wooden fish dangling precariously from the ceiling. New Mexico chilis are grilled up front and served in many of the...  Read More

Barton Springs District
Baby Acapulco

Recognized for several years in a row by the "Austin Chronicle" for serving the best margaritas in town, you'll find this casual restaurant among the popular Barton Springs strip of eateries. Dozens of varieties of the famous cocktail are...  Read More

Austin's original location of the small Southwestern chain, this casual spot is invariably popular. Set in a converted home with bright Southwestern decor and garage doors that open to expose diners to the great outdoors, it builds its...  Read More

Texas French Bread
Photo courtesy of Honoo Flammen

Although the decor isn't elaborate, the food is lovingly crafted and incredibly good at this unassuming lunch spot. Among the options you'll discover are crisp salads, tasty homemade soups, and sandwiches made with fresh artisanal breads....  Read More

Barton Springs District
Green Mesquite BBQ & More

This casual, friendly café specializes in Texas barbecue and American standards. Choices include smoked sausage, beef brisket, pork ribs, and smoked turkey. Plates come with delicious sides like Cajun rice, fried okra, and pinto beans. You'll...  Read More

To escape the raucousness of Sixth Street, duck into this cozy café, which has been in business for more than 30 years. Old World-style stone walls and wood floors await within an historic building, and entrees range from stuffed chicken breast...  Read More

This popular café serves good, healthy food 24 hours a day with an emphasis on fresh ingredients. Highlighted on the menu are a wide variety of omelets, pancakes, and other traditional breakfast dishes. Among the morning options you'll delight...  Read More

Warehouse District
Katz's Deli & Bar

Whether you need a late-night fix or an early morning breakfast, this 24-hour New York-style deli can ably satisfy your hunger. Opt for Belgian waffles, deli omelets, corned beef hash, blintzes, cinnamon rolls, challah French toast, and much...  Read More

Nau's Enfield Drug & Soda Fountain

This old-fashioned drug store is constantly bustling, and while it's famous for its burgers and fountain drinks, it also does a brisk business during breakfast hours. Till 11am most days, you can get everything from breakfast tacos and fried egg...  Read More

Upper Crust Bakery

This neighborhood bakery is a favorite gathering spot for light breakfast fare of freshly baked croissants, danishes, bagels, and pastries. Desserts are worthy as well.

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