Take Out

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


It may be a little out of your way (about 30 minutes outside of Austin), but you won't want to miss one of Texas' most famous barbecue restaurants. A worldwide reputation and delightful down-home ambiance make the appeal that much greater, and a...  Read More

Warehouse District

Set in the heart of downtown, Sullivan's has an air of posh sophistication that's evident from the moment you enter. Hearty hand-cut steaks are the stars and include a bone-in Kansas City strip at 20 ounces and a mushroom duxelles filet mignon...  Read More

Sweetish Hill Bakery

This bakery has been around for 30 years and is known for pastries and breads crafted from premium ingredients. Locals fill the place from morning to late afternoon, taking advantage of a large variety of breakfast and lunch fare. Hot breakfast...  Read More

Brick Oven

One of Austin's favorite pizza places, Brick Oven offers a handful of locations in the Austin area. Thanks to rustic ovens, the place turns out a wealth of delicious, wood-fired pizzas, not to mention pastas, calzones, and sandwiches. If you're...  Read More

Uptown / Arts District

One critic described this place as "funky bar meets roadhouse." However you describe it, it enjoys a faithful clientele who can order their chili at varying degrees of heat. If you're not in the mood for something in a bowl, try a chili...  Read More

Sam's Bar-B-Cue

A mainstay on the local barbecue scene, Sam's is an institution, thanks to its late hours and its perfectly smoked meats. For years, musicians have frequented the place after gigs, and Stevie Ray Vaughan was a longtime patron. Choose from beef...  Read More

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