The 25 Instagram Worthy Restaurants in Austin

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Updated Feb 2016

Instagram Worthy Restaurants in Austin

Is a restaurant worth going to if it’s not Instagram-worthy? Some Austin foodies would rather their dish go cold while they frame the perfect shot than be served up something that looks totally bland and generic. Trust me, we’re all dead-set on wining and dining at spots that will generate the most taps.

From Uchiko to Franklin Barbecue, I’ve rounded up the 25 most Instagram worthy restaurants in Austin. Scroll down for serious dose of #foodporn.

 


 

Chilantro Kimchi Fries

Chi’lantro

Kimchi fries forever #foodporn

1509 S Lamar Blvd Austin, TX 78704, http://www.chilantrobbq.com/

 

Hopdoddy Burgers

Hopdoddy

Excuse me while I have a burgasm #putaneggonit

1400 S Congress Ave Austin, TX 78704, http://www.hopdoddy.com/

 

Torchy's Tacos

Torchy’s Tacos

Is there anything more Austin than tacos and queso, especially from Torchy’s Tacos?

Multiple locations, http://torchystacos.com

 

Ramen Tatsuya

Ramen Tatsuya

Slurp photos mandatory. #rtyslurp

8557 Research Blvd #126 Austin, TX 78758, 1234 S. Lamar Blvd Austin, TX 78704, http://ramen-tatsuya.com/

 

Uchiko

Uchiko

Grab a chair at the bar, it’s the best seat in the house for action shots.

4200 N Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78756, http://uchiaustin.com/uchiko

 

Zocala Cafe

Zocalo Cafe

Food always pops against white tabletops, which is why Zocalo Cafe frequents my Instagram. The food is also really, really good.

1110 W Lynn St, Austin, TX 78703, zocalocafe.com

 

Lick Ice Cream

Lick Ice Creams

Who cares what season it is — this local ice cream shop pops up on our Insta-feeds all year-round.

2032 S Lamar Blvd Austin, TX 78704, http://ilikelick.com/

 

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Franklin Barbecue

You’ve likely waited in line for at least two hours for a taste of Franklin Barbecue, so it certainly merits a snap. The line even has it’s own Twitter account.

900 E 11th St, Austin, TX 78702, http://franklinbarbecue.com/

 

Elizabeth Street Cafe

Elizabeth Street Café

This French Vietnamese Cafe’s sweet treats were practically made for the camera. #PicsOrItDidntHappen.

1501 S 1st St., Austin, TX 78704, http://elizabethstreetcafe.com/

 

Kome Austin

Komé Sushi Kitchen

Turns out sushi is really photogenic. No filter is required.

4917 Airport Blvd Austin, TX 78751, http://www.kome-austin.com/

 

Hillside Farmacy

It’s Sunday morning, indulge yourself.

1209 E 11th St Austin, TX 78702

 

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Salt Lick

How could you not snap a pic of the meat pit at Salt Lick?

18300 FM 1826, Driftwood, TX 78619

 

Crispy Sweet Potatoes Gardner Austin

Gardner

These dishes belong in an art gallery. Pure Instagram gold.

1914 E 6th St, Austin, TX 78702

 

Houndstooth

Because everyone loves a good design in their morning latte.

Multiple locations, http://www.houndstoothcoffee.com/

 

Ode to michel bras, Qui, Paul, Austin

Qui

Every plate looks like a work of art.

1600 E 6th St, Austin, TX 78702

 

Gelateria Gemelli

Gelateria Gemelli

Marble tabletops, colorful cocktails, and creamy scoops of gelato is every Instagrammers dream come true.

1009 E 6th St, Austin, TX, gelateriagemelli.com

 

Oysters at Clark's Oyster Bar in Austin

Clark’s Oyster Bar

Not only will the resto’s decor make you snap-happy, but the delicious and vivid cuisine is also crazy photogenic.

1200 W 6th St, Austin, TX 78703

 

Nasha

Nasha

Order a curry margarita and the thali platter – a traditional Indian lunch platter, served with the curry of the day, two veggies, a dessert, basmati rice and naan. Then, take a picture to make it last longer.

1614 E 7th St Austin, TX 78702

 

Oysters at Garbo's

Garbo’s

Because oysters and fresh lobster rolls.

Bratton Ln, Austin, TX 78728

 

Josephine House

Josephine House

Sunday brunch never looked this good.

1601 Waterston Ave, Austin, TX 78703, http://josephineofaustin.com/

 

Juju Juice

Juju Juice

Fresh coconuts are my jam.

1010 East Cesar Chavez Street, Austin, TX 78702

 

Sa-Ten Coffee

Sa-tén Coffee & Eats

It’s hard to not fall in love with this cute, Japanese coffee shop. Insta-worthy.

916 Springdale Rd, Austin, TX 78702

SEE ALSO: Sa-Tén Coffee, Must Visit Artsy Japanese Coffee Shop in Austin

 

Peached Tortilla Brunch

Peached Tortilla

You had me at slow braised pork belly #getpeached

5520 Burnet Rd #100, Austin, TX 78756, thepeachedtortilla.com

SEE ALSO: 21 Reasons Why Peached Tortilla’s Brick & Mortar is Austin’s Best New Restaurant

 

Odd Duck

Odd Duck

Farm-to-table at its best.

1201 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78704, oddduckaustin.com

 

Apothecary Cafe

Apothecary Cafe

If it’s worth breaking your diet for, it’s worth breaking your no-food-pics rule for.

4800 Burnet Rd, Austin, TX 78756, apothecaryaustin.com

 


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