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Food scene in Austin

BBQ Restaurant
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“This is the world's best BBQ hands down. But you will pay the price to get it since the lines are VERY long and you will need to be there by 7 am from what I hear. Pro Tip: You can order it online far in advance and pick it up without the wait. But you must order FAR in advance. ”
442 locals recommend
Cinema
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“Enjoy non-traditional movie fare served at your seat while you watch a movie. They have current, popular titles as well as classics and indie. ”
429 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“DELICIOUS pizza. You can order a whole pie or by the slice (when available). Homeslice is located on South Congress right in the heart of boutique shopping, so they can get pretty busy depending on the time of day. If there’s a wait, grab an open spot at the bar to watch pizza being made while you eat or head next door to “More Homeslice” for fast window service. ”
315 locals recommend
Burger Restaurant
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“Great burgers right in the thick of the action in SoCo. Get there early, there are lines during prime time.”
289 locals recommend
Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant
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“Delicious local vegetarian favorite. Great for breakfast through dinner- Be prepared to wait on a weekend morning but it's worth the wait. ”
341 locals recommend
Japanese Restaurant
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“The absolute best sushi experience. Definitely a splurge but worth every penny! ”
295 locals recommend
French Restaurant
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“French bistro, very hip, great steak frites, escargots, crime brûlée. No reservations so go early”
271 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
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“Eat at the restaurant or just get a beer at the brewery next door all while enjoying views of Lake Travis”
185 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Favorite coffeeshop in an historic home in East Austin with a delicious chai and even better food. Plenty of outdoor seating and extra parking shared with the church next door.”
199 locals recommend
Diner
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“Family-friendly local diner with quick and good service. I recommend their omelets.”
186 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“A well-known tourist spot for it’s “I love you so much” graffiti written on its wall, Jo’s is a neighborhood favorite for coffee, breakfast tacos, and baked goods. ”
221 locals recommend
Café
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“Outdoor dining in front to watch all the passer by’s or enjoy the garden patio in the back. Healthy meals.”
209 locals recommend
Vietnamese Restaurant
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“Charming little cafe serving French breakfast items and Vietnamese plates. ”
232 locals recommend
Thai Restaurant
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“Thai Fusion with the best Tom Kha and stir frys this side of the Red River. Group seating will help you make friends quickly but its hard to hold conversation when your stuffing your face with this delicious serving of Thai food.”
181 locals recommend
Beer Garden
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“Great local brewery with guest beers on tap as well. There's usually some great live music playing and plenty of spots to sit inside or outside on the picnic tables. Tasty food, too!”
206 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Great coffee, drinks and a couple of amazing food trucks on site. Daily events and live music. Lots of seating indoor and outdoor. Used to be a house in the neighborhood so it has great ambiance! ”
167 locals recommend