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Food scene in Austin

BBQ Joint
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“Aaron Franklin put Austin barbecue on the map. If you are only here for the weekend, waiting in line for Franklin's barbecue will take up all your morning. Bring your own chairs and cooler full of drinks and arrive at 7:30AM and order pounds of your favorite smoked meats. You will probably be served by 11AM-12PM and then you will need to nap for a few hours. It is worth it if you are here for barbecue.”
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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. ”
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Pizza Place
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“Voted best pizza in Austin many times. The location off of 53rd is our fave. NY style pizza with the best sandwiches on all of Austin. Seriously, try the turkey sub. ”
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Burger Joint
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“w/ Veggie options. Best burger in town. Good variety. Try their Parmesan chz fries, salted caramel milk shake. Full service at the bar. The line goes much more quickly than it looks, but always slower than you'd like ;)”
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Japanese Restaurant
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“The key to enjoying the exquisite sushi and dishes at finer dining Japanese restaurant Uchi is partaking in its stellar happy hour, aka the sake social. That’s when the notable restaurant serves up discounted nigiri, hand rolls, and other fun bites (think grilled escolar and sticky rice cakes). Again, Uchi doesn’t take reservations for the sake social, and the restaurant tends to get filled up fast during happy hour (it’s clear why), so get there right at 5 p.m. and grab a table stat.”
299local recommendations
Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant
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“All Vegetarian with a complete Gluten Free Menu. Fantastic flavors and tasty treats, coffee, teas, breakfast, lunch & dinner. Local staple of the neighborhood - very ATX experience. I love the Veggie Royale, Neal Taco, & Dinner time Stir fry. Nice outdoor seating option.”
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Mexican Restaurant
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“The drinks are amazing, the food is your regular texmex but people come from all over for the sunset.”
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French Restaurant
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“Open super late & they always play amazing stuff on the record player.. French inspiration to the core. Memorable place to say the least.. perfect for pics. Delicious food. Wear your freshest fashion when you go.”
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Diner
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“This casual local diner serves delicious pancakes and a full breakfast menu all day. Lines are long weekend mornings.”
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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.”
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Café
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“European style restaurant in downtown San Marcos. Great spot for some brunch and bubbles.”
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Restaurant
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“Nice little cafe within walking distance. From espresso drinks to happy hour on the patio. GF bread.”
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Vietnamese Restaurant
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“Incredible Vietnamese French Food. Such a great ambiance to the place as well. ”
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Coffee Shop
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“Classic coffee spot in Austin that's all outdoors. Stop to take the obligatory pic in front of the "I love you" graffiti, if you're walking around South Congress. ”
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Coffee Shop
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“This is place is a little larger and more happening than Stouhaus. Entertainment every evening, and as a bonus, the VERY BEST tacos in Austin, Vera Cruz, parks their food trailer in the parking lot. This is THE place to get a taco, IMO.”
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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.”
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