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Food scene in Austin

BBQ Joint
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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. ”
444 locals recommend
Movie Theater
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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. ”
430 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 Joint
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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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“Amazing food and all vegetarian. Great outdoo patio. My favorie place to go after a day of swimming at Barton Springs. ”
343 locals recommend
Japanese Restaurant
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“Best sushi in town!! A bit higher end so perfect for date night but also has a GREAT happy hour deal. Check their website for details. ”
296 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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“Great Lake views with Mexican food and drinks. A little further out, but fantastic view of the Texas hill country. ”
186 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
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.”
210 locals recommend
Diner
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“Family-friendly local diner with quick and good service. I recommend their omelets.”
186 locals recommend
Vietnamese Restaurant
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“Charming little cafe serving French breakfast items and Vietnamese plates. ”
232 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Breakfast tacos, coffee, a perfect spot for reading & getting work done or just hanging out and having a beer!”
169 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
Coffee Shop
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“Delicious coffee and location of the iconic "I love you so much" street art”
222 locals recommend
Bar
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“There’s Güero’s proper that is a fun and bustling Tex-Mex restaurant, then 2 doors down is their Oak Garden which is the REAL gem. Nestled under giant Live Oak trees complete with misters and fans there is always a live band playing, cheap tacos complete with free chips, salsa, and toppings bar and a bar full bar complete with frozen margaritas. An Austin classic. ”
202 locals recommend