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September 07, 2022

Best lunch restaurants in Austin Texas

If you’re a foodie looking for the best lunch spots in Austin, Texas, you’ve come to the right place. In this article, we’ll look at some of the city’s most popular and delicious places to eat lunch.

SEE ALSO: 43 Best Restaurants In Austin, Updated 2022

From Tex-Mex joints to Italian pastrami to food trucks and that hearty Texas barbecue entrees, Austin restaurants have something for everyone. Here are the best lunch spots in Austin!

 

best lunch spots in Austin Texas - Tacodeli tacos

Tacos

Tacodeli

Two new and must-try seasonal tacos are available at Tacodeli. They top their juicy, cheese-filled Short Rib Birria with crema. The recipe for their Chile Relleno was handed down by Roberto’s mother, so the authenticity is guaranteed. Breakfast, lunch, dinner, starters and salad, specials, and drinks are all available for order. The restaurant opened in 1999 and now has 7 locations in Austin.

301 Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78701 tacodeli.com

 

Fresa’s Chicken

At Fresa’s, Happy Hour is for everyone. You can order sumptuous meals for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, wood-grilled meals, tacos, nachos, guacamole, ensaladas, tostadas, churros, and verduras, among other menu items. Top it off with delish ice cream for dessert.

915 N Lamar Austin, TX 78703

1703 S 1st St. Austin, TX 78704 fresaschicken.com


Pizza

Home Slice Pizza

NY-style pizza by the pie or by the slice with sandwiches, salads, and more.

1415 S Congress Ave + 501 E 53rd St, homeslicepizza.com

SEE ALSO: 10 Spots For The Best Pizza In Austin

 

40 North

You’ll rarely find exceptional pizzas and burgers in one place only, but 40 North has just those. The restaurant never lets its customers down with its hearty burgers, salads, and its famous Neapolitan pies topped with mushrooms and herbs, all the way to hot honey and coppa. You’ll also love their panna cotta and zeppole, especially for people with sweet tooths.

900 W. 10th Street, Austin, TX 78703 40northpizza.com


chilantro bbq

Grab & go

Chi’Lantro

If you’re looking for an amazing Korean-Mexican fusion meal, Chi’Lantro is the place to go! This restaurant is home to some of the best food in Austin, Texas, and its Korean BBQ tacos and rice bowls are absolutely delicious. Be sure to try their kimchi fries – they’re a real crowd favorite!

What’s even more impressive than the great food at Chi’Lantro is the entrepreneurial story behind it. Jae Kim, the owner and creator of Chi’Lantro has been featured on numerous food-related TV shows and networks for his inventive and delicious dishes. And in 2017, he even won a deal with Barbara Corcoran on ABC’s Shark Tank!

1509 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78704 chilantrobbq.com

 

Fat City Stacks

Smashed-beef or fried-chicken sliders, chicken tenders, fries, tots, and soft-serve ice cream from a walk-up window.

6700 Burnet Rd, fatcitystacks.com

 

Odd Duck

At Odd Duck, the food and service are influenced by the Austin culture, the finest regional ingredients, the inventiveness of their employees, and a craftsman’s approach to cooking. The warmth and enthusiasm of their team will inspire you to gather with friends and family for a dinner. Try eggplant caponata, cast iron cheddar cornbread, dry-aged wagyu burger, and aged pork loin on their outstanding menu.

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

 

Easy Tiger

Easy Tiger is a bakery and beer garden located in the Waller Creek neighborhood of Austin’s downtown. It’s a small roadside sanctuary serving outdoor patio refreshments and making bread in the Highland District that is perfect for business or pleasure. They serve pretzels, soups, salads, sandwiches, sausages, rye bread, breakfast meals, coffee and tea, bread, and pastries, among others.

3508 S Lamar Blvd Suite 200, Austin, TX 78704

1501 E 7th St, Austin, TX 78702

6406 N Interstate 35 Frontage Rd Suite 1100, Austin, TX 78752 easytigerusa.com

 

Fareground Food Court

If you’re looking for the best lunch in Austin, look no further than Fareground. This food court features six of the best restaurants in town, all under one roof. You can find classics like chicken and waffles at Austin Rotisserie, inventive new American cuisine at Henbit, authentic Chinese food at Little Wu, Taco Pegaso for the flavors of Mexican street food, and Israeli street food at TLV. Plus, there’s a bar and coffee shop for drinks and snacks and plenty of space for events and catering. So whether you’re in the mood for a burger or a bowl of ramen, Fareground has something for everyone.

111 Congress Ave., Austin, TX 78701 faregroundaustin.com

 

Rosen’s Bagel Co.

All about bagels? Then it’s Rosen’s Bagel Co., with several branches in Austin. They specialize in traditional bagels, artisanal schmears, house-cured lox, and other bagel-related needs. The store takes pride in its extensively-researched recipe and boils and bake approach, with every bagel perfect to one’s bite. 

Republic Square- 422 Guadalupe Street, Austin, TX, 78701

11101 Burnet Road Suite A100, Austin, Texas 78758 rosensbagels.com

 

Hoody’s Sub Shop

At Hoody’s Sub Shop, you’ve got to try the most well-known sandwich, the renowned Philly Cheesesteak, if you’re seeking for something truly outstanding.

Every sub and salad at Hoody’s is cooked from scratch with the best BOAR’S HEAD® meats, cheeses, and freshly prepared veggies. Even though each sub has its own set of regular ingredients, they manufacture it according to your specifications.

1205 Round Rock Avenue, Round Rock, TX 78681 hoodyssubs.com


Sushi

Komé

Komé: Sushi Kitchen is a trendy sushi joint in Austin that offers homestyle Japanese plates in a stylish, bamboo-accented space. The casual and comfortable atmosphere makes it a great place to enjoy great food at reasonable prices. Komé serves authentic home-style Japanese cooking that pairs well with beer, wine, sake, and sake cocktails.

5301 Airport Blvd #100 Austin, TX 78751 kome-austin.com


Sazan Ramen - best lunch restaurants in Austin Texas

Asian

Old Thousand II – “Dope Chinese”

Old Thousand II on Burnet Rd is one of the best places in Austin to get your Chinese-American BBQ fix. Lunch specials are from 11 am to 3 pm Tuesday-Friday. They’ve got rotations of sandwich specials. Vegans will enjoy the salt & pepper tofu. General Tso’s and Ginger Scallion Lo Mein cover your rice and noodle cravings. Eat in, take out, or sit down for a drink. Try their River of Dreams or Green Grass and High Tides house cocktails.

1000 E 11th St Ste 150, Austin, TX 78702 oldthousandatx.com

 

Sazan Ramen

Ramen at Sazan is some of the best in Austin. The broth is flavorful without being too salty, and the ramen itself is cooked perfectly. In addition to the great ramen, Sazan also offers cocktails and Japanese/Asian appetizers, making it the perfect spot for a casual meal. The most popular item is the Paitan Ramen, a creamy broth that combines chicken and pork. The Indomitable Chicken Wing ICW is a house special curry rub with cilantro. Recommended craft cocktails include their Hammond Highball, Tokyo Mule, and Shun-Sational Old Fashioned.

6929 Airport Blvd #146, Austin, TX 78752 sazanramen.com

 

Ramen Tatsu-Ya

Want authentic Japanese ramen? Do not fret, Ramen Tatsu-Ya got you. They offer the best ramen in town, you can also add small bites, sides, and sweets as well as toppings to go with your favorite ramen. They’re located in North Austin, East Austin, South Austin, and Houston, so getting an order of your favorite ramen won’t be a problem.

8557 Research Blvd #126, Austin, TX 78758 ramen-tatsuya.com

1600 E 6th St, Austin, TX 78702

1234 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78704

 

Elizabeth Street Café

Elizabeth Street Café is a charming French Vietnamese-style café located in South Austin. This tiny cafe is always busy, and reservations are recommended if you want a table. The food here is amazing, with some of the best croissants anywhere, delicious bánh mì served on freshly baked baguettes, popular spring rolls, steaming bowls of pho, and spicy curries. The cocktails are also great, with tropical-flavored macarons that are perfect for takeaway. If you’re looking for a great lunch spot in Austin, Elizabeth Street Café is one of the best restaurants.

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

 

Le Bleu

Since 2013, Le Bleu has been serving Vietnamese street food. They have the best summer rolls, spring rolls, grilled octopus skewers, banh mi, pho, and bun. All their dinner specials are also note-worthy. Le Bleu also offers cocktails, beers, and non-alcoholic drinks. They accept dine-in guests.

9070 Research blvd #303, Austin, TX 78758 lebleuatx.com

 

Fire Bowl Cafe

Looking for a new world of gastronomic adventures? Come to Fire Bowl Cafe, and you’ll find what you’re looking for, as they bring you Asian cuisine with a new outlook! With their main feature, Stir Fry Your Way, you’re in for many possibilities with your dish as you build up your meal. They offer a lot on their menu, from appetizers and soups to rice bowls and meat dishes.

9828 Great Hills Trail, Austin, TX 78759 firebowlcafe.com

 

Bao’d Up

Bao or baozi is a soft, steamed bun stuffed with savory or sweet fillings. The Bao’d Up menu features mouthwatering boba teas, authentic regional noodle meals, trademark baozi prepared in-house daily, and much more. To reinvent Chinese takeaway in the US, Bao’d Up is dedicated to combining traditional Chinese flavors with ingredients from Texas.

1911 Aldrich Street, Ste A1, Austin, TX 78723 baodup.com

 

NG Cafe

NG Cafe is an Asian-inspired cuisine restaurant serving specialty banh mi sandwiches, noodles, curry, salads, soups, stir fry dishes, and more. Their specialty dishes are Tiger’s Cry, Orange Chicken, Thai Thai Shrimp, NG Rockin’ Beef, NG Peppery Special, NG House Stir Fry, and NG House Noodles. These are truly must-try Asian dishes!

13000 North Interstate 35, #200, Austin, TX 78753 ngcafeatx.com

 

Fat Dragon 

Looking for a low-key Asian spot? Look no further than Fat Dragon. Indulge in their wide selection of Asian comfort food, such as homemade dumplings and delicious ramen. With the ambiance that will surely make you feel at home, you will have a taste of what the continent has to offer. 

8650 Spicewood Springs Rd #109, Austin, TX 78759 fatdragonatx.com

 

Shu Shu’s Asian Cuisine

Taste genuine, flavorful Asian food at Shu Shu’s Asian Restaurant. When it comes to Chinese cuisine, Shu Shu will prepare something for you that appeals to all of your taste senses, employs just the appropriate amount of spice, and strikes the ideal harmony between savory and sweet flavors. Their chefs don’t add MSG to the cuisine they prepare; they make fresh egg rolls and spring rolls daily. Plus, they provide succulent flank steak and delicious chicken breasts.

8303 Burnet Rd Suite #1, Austin, TX 78757 shushus.com


Southern

Jack Allen’s Kitchen

Jack Allen’s Kitchen is all about using locally sourced ingredients and a Texan attitude both in the kitchen and in the neighborhood. They have four locations, bringing Southwestern spices and Southern flavors together (Oak Hill, 360, Anderson Ln in Austin, and Round Rock). The kitchen receives the best produce each season because of chef and restaurant owner Jack Allen Gilmore’s commitment to neighborhood farmers and purveyors. Try their frozen and house-made margaritas.

3010 W Anderson Lane, Suite D Austin, TX 78757 jackallenskitchen.com

 

Moonshine Patio Bar & Grill

Moonshine Patio and Grill is a restaurant in the Clarksville neighborhood of Austin that serves up innovative down-home cooking. The atmosphere is casual, and the menu offers classic Southern comfort food with a touch of sophistication. Try their special mustard and maple glazed pork loin, prime rib platter, cathead biscuits, pulled pork and johnny cakes, and smoked salmon and johnny cakes.

303 Red River Street, Austin, TX 78701 moonshinegrill.com

 

Hoover’s Home Cooking

Food that brings people together? That’s Hoover’s Home Cooking. Savor the distinct Texan flavors in several dishes such as Chipotle Chicken Quesadilla, Hoover’s Queso, Chips & Salsa, and their very own Awesome Austin-Fried Chicken! Nothing can go wrong with the usual flavors with an added kick. 

2002 Manor Rd Austin, TX 78722 hooverscooking.com

 

Vic and Al’s

Cajun cooking & cocktails in a warmly furnished restaurant that has wood-paneling & chandeliers. Vic and Al’s is a neighborhood eatery and local watering hole inspired by Southern Louisiana and Texas’s culture, comfort, and cuisines. Popular dishes include catfish, gumbo, red bean fritters, and fried chicken.

2406 Manor Rd D, Austin, TX 78722 vicandals.com

 

Cypress Grill

Cypress Grill is a place where you can watch a game, enjoy some fantastic live music, bring the kids, or go out on a date with that special someone. It has a calm, informal environment and some very excellent meals. Cypress Grill has a kid’s menu and a full bar that offers happy hour seven days a week. From their renowned Crawfish Etouffée to their salad dressings to their decadent Bread Pudding with Bourbon Sauce, all of their food is freshly prepared.

4404 West William Cannon Ste L Austin, Texas 78749 cypressgrill.net


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New American

June’s

June’s is a cozy little bistro located on South Congress Avenue in Austin. They offer breakfast, brunch, and grab-and-go pastries & coffee in the morning, with an all-day bistro menu until the evening. Try their chicken sandwich served with kohlrabi ranch slaw and hot sauce.

1722 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704 junesallday.com

 

Better Half Coffee & Cocktails

Better Half Coffee & Cocktails is a coffee shop located in the heart of downtown Austin with sandwiches, granolas, salads, burgers, sweets, churros, pancakes, wine, beers, and of course, draft cocktails and fresh cocktails. Merch like shirts, totes, and bandanas are also available. They offer an extensive draft cocktail list, as well as wine and craft ciders & beer. The outdoor seating is shaded and perfect for enjoying your drinks on a sunny day. They also offer free parking in their lot.

406 Walsh St., Austin, TX betterhalfbar.com

 

Sour Duck Market

Sour Duck Market is the place to be if you’re looking for a unique and affordable Austin food experience. This local favorite offers farm-to-table options that are sure to please, along with a market and bar for even more culinary creativity. Whether you’re in the mood for casual cafe fare or something a little more upscale, Sour Duck has you covered – and all at a fraction of the price you’d pay at similar type restaurants.

1814 E Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Austin, TX sourduckmarket.com

 

Loro Asian Smokehouse 

Award-winning chefs Tyson Cole of Uchi and Aaron Franklin of Franklin Barbecue present Loro, an Asian smokehouse and bar, to the public. This smokehouse provides grilled and smoked meats with sides and sauces with Southeast Asian and Japanese influences on their menu. They also have a bar with artisan beer, alcoholic slushies, and batch cocktails. You can hang out outside on the covered porch or order food at the bar and sit in the roomy indoor area. Bring your family, your dogs, and your friends. They don’t accept reservations, so there’s no need to make one.

2115 South Lamar Blvd., Austin, Texas 78704 512-916-4858 loroeats.com

 

Rosedale Kitchen and Bar

Serving colorful, healthy cuisine that combines comfort food with a touch of international flair, Chef Poc Saenz, the MasterChef of the kitchen, produces a menu that honors her Mexican roots along with her travels around the globe and passion for regional farmers. Enjoy seasonal farm-to-table fare as well as numerous Rosedale Kitchen and Bar favorites and contemporary comfort foods, whether dining within the establishment, outside on their large patio, or ordering meals to go from their website.

3800 North Lamar, Austin, TX 78756 rosedalekb.com

 

Snooze A.M. Eatery

Snooze Eatery is a great spot for lunch with its all-day breakfast! Try the signature pancake flight with three flavors: pineapple upside down, blueberry danish, or sweet potato. Alternatively, try the barbacoa Chile Verde benny or snooze breakfast burrito. Those wanting a drink will enjoy the Horse & Sidecar Bloody or a mimosa. Check out any of their three locations

3800 N Lamar Blvd Suite 120, Austin, TX 78756

1700 S Lamar Blvd Suite 301, Austin, TX 78704

1109 E 5th St. Suite 180, Austin, TX 78702 snoozeeatery.com


Uncle Nicky's - brunch in Austin Texas

Sandwiches

Uncle Nicky’s

In February 2019, Uncle Nicky’s Italian Specialties opened its doors in Austin, Texas, bringing with it the friendly, casual all-day dining atmosphere of Northern Italian cafes. The ideal setting for morning coffee, three-martini lunches, “home office” happy hours, and even late-night dining and drinking is Nicky’s trademark blend of high-quality, fast-casual Italian. Adventurous eaters and old souls yearn for Uncle Nicky’s Olive Oil Cured Sardines, while locavores crave the 44 Farms Carpaccio and Creste di Gallo with housemade Alfredo Cream Sauce. You must try it too! Uncle Nicky’s offers courteous service, excellent food, and delectable drinks from 8 am to 11 pm every day, with Happy Hour from 2 to 5 pm every day and Brunch from 10:30 to 2:00 pm every Saturday and Sunday.

1123 E. 11th St., Austin, TX 78702 unclenickys.com

SEE ALSO: 21 Best Italian Restaurants in Austin

 

Biderman’s Deli

Biderman’s Deli is a Jewish-inspired deli with a Texas location serving homemade bagels, traditional deli sandwiches, and more. Come and sample their traditional-inspired meals made with the finest ingredients.

3742 Far West Blvd, #101, Austin, TX 78731 bidermansdeli.com

 

FoodHeads

FoodHeads has been making sandwiches in Austin for over 20 years. It’s a couple-owned restaurant with friendly crews who serve breakfast where they use eggs from veg-fed pasture-raised hens. Also, they offer breakfast tacos, sandwiches, and scrambles.

616 W. 34th Street, Austin, TX 78705 foodheads.com

 

épicerie

épicerie is a french cafe and grocery in Austin. It serves amazing food like salmon and farro salad, gazpachos, Croix, soups, and sandwiches. Non-alcoholic beverages, brunch and house cocktails, wine by the glass/bottle, draft beer, and ciders are also available. They are open for dine-in and curbside pickup. Reservations are currently not accepted.

2307 Hancock Drive, Austin, TX 78756 epicerieaustin.com

 

Prim + Proper in Austin

Prim & Proper

A great lunch spot in Austin is Prim and Proper. They have a great selection of food that is perfect for anyone looking for a good meal. Whether you are looking for some delicious sandwiches, oysters, or American food, Prim and Proper got you covered. They also offer a great selection of cocktails, wine, and beer if you are looking to enjoy a nice drink with your meal.

1007 S. Congress Ave, Suite 120, Austin, TX 78704 primandproper.co

 

Ike’s Love & Sandwiches

If you think this restaurant is your typical sandwich shop, this is not. With more than 800 sandwiches available for everyone, Ike’s Love and Sandwiches have got it all for you, whether you’re a meat lover, vegan, or vegetarian. On top of that, the restaurant lets you create your sandwich if you can’t find anything on their menu that suits your taste.

5207 Brodie Ln Ste 210, Austin, TX 78745 ikessandwich.com 


Barbecue

Franklin Barbecue

The challenge of testing out whether or not Franklin’s has the best barbeque in the universe won’t leave you disappointed. Even if it falls short, which it may not, you’ll be sure to have a hearty Texan meal complete with all the bbq classics by the pound – all-day brisket, ribs, pulled pork, and sausages. Lone Star beer is by the bucket, and there are rotating craft beers on tap. Save room for a bourbon banana pie or pecan pie.

900 E 11th St, Austin, TX 78702 franklinbbq.com


Mediterranean

Arpeggio Grill

In 2005, Arpeggio Grill opened its doors in Austin, providing the city’s residents with a taste of Greek and Mediterranean cuisine. As a family-run business, they showcase the art of cooking traditional Mediterranean cuisine by using high-quality, fresh ingredients, using the best fresh products, and offering only the best halal meats. Craving for home-slice pizza? Try theirs made with fresh, hand-tossed dough, house-made pizza sauce, and pure mozzarella cheese.

6619 Airport Blvd, Austin, TX 78752, USA arpeggiogrill.com


Mexican

Habanero

Craving for Mexican food? A must-try in Austin is the Habanero restaurant. They offer awesome tacos, gorditas, tortas, fajitas, chicharron, picadillo, asadas, nachos, enchiladas, breakfast plates, and many other Mexican staples. These are all mouth-watering treats for all ages!

501 W. Oltorf st, Austin TX 78704 habanerocafe.com

 

Vazquez Restaurant

Vasquez Restaurant is a family-owned & operated restaurant serving authentic Mexican food for over 20 years. To make sure that you have a fantastic and gratifying eating experience, this Mexican restaurant offers the highest quality of food and service in a relaxing casual atmosphere. Must-try are their breakfast tacos, enchiladas, burritos, fajitas, quesadillas, nopalitos, chilaquiles, nachos and tortillas. Don’t forget to throw some jalapenos in the mix to add some spice!

915 E Braker Ln, Austin TX. 78753 vazquezrestaurant.com

 

Buenos Aires Cafe

If you’re looking for an authentic Argentinian dining experience while in Austin, TX, look no further than Buenos Aires Cafe. This upscale bistro offers a relaxed setting and features a variety of Argentinian favorites like parilla grilled meat, flavorful Chimichurri sauce, and homemade empanadas. Save room for dessert – the homemade lemon pie is definitely worth trying!

1201 E 6th St, Austin, TX 78702 buenosairescafe.com


Local foods - best lunch restaurants in Austin Texas

Healthy

Local Foods

Local Foods is dedicated to cooking from scratch every day using the finest regional ingredients the beautiful state of Texas has to offer. Their dishes are amazingly fresh, hyper-seasonal, and just plain great. From overstuffed sandwiches to soulful salads and bowls, Local Foods will not disappoint. In order to provide you with the greatest, most delectable food you can find, with every mouthwatering taste leaving you speechless, Local Foods continually source, prepare, and cook the best, most seasonal ingredients that’s why their food taste so awesome.

454 W 2nd St, Austin, TX 78701 localfoodstexas.com

SEE ALSO: 24 Best Healthy Restaurants In Austin

 

Bento Picnic

Healthy Japanese bento boxes with vegan and gluten-free options, natural wine, and sake.

2600 E Cesar Chavez St, bentopicnic.com

 

Walton’s Fancy and Staple

Austin’s most beloved deli, Walton’s Fancy and Staple, is renowned for its freshly baked bread, exquisite sandwiches, and luscious sweets. Walton’s, which is located in a historic building on famous Sixth Street, also has a floral shop loaded with a vibrant assortment of flowers and succulents. The menu at Walton’s, which is open for breakfast, noon, and early supper, is extensive and includes items like farm-fresh eggs and scratch biscuits and gravy for breakfast, as well as gourmet sandwiches with daily roasted all-natural meat, copious salads, and daily-rotating Blue Plate Specials. Early evening pairings are ideal with artisan cheese plates and fine beers and wines.

609 West 6th Street, Austin, Texas 78701 waltonsfancyandstaple.com

 

Bouldin Creek Cafe

Bouldin Creek Cafe is much more than just a locally owned vegan/vegetarian eatery that offers freshly prepared meals and specialty coffee drinks. It was founded on the principles of paying a livable wage, giving back to the community through fundraising, providing meals to those in need, and elevating the voices of the underrepresented. It has been voted Best Established Restaurant and Vegan/Vegetarian Restaurant.

1900 S. 1st Street, Austin Tx 78704 bouldincreekcafe.com

 

Snap Kitchen

At Snap Kitchen, you can pick from a variety of healthy and never frozen meals, cooked and prepared by chefs, and contains zero preservatives, antibiotics, artificial sweeteners, hormones, or other junk. Have a special diet? All of Snap Kitchen’s meals are perfectly portioned, delicious, and gluten-free. They offer breakfast, lunch, and dinner, as well as high protein, low carb, keto, paleo, and whole 30 meals. This is simply savory comfort food made healthy. They have 9 locations in Austin, and they offer free delivery directly to your door.

4301 W William Cannon Dr #300 Austin, TX 78749 snapkitchen.com


Seafood

Perlas

Perla’s was founded in the Spring of 2009 by chefs Larry McGuire and Tom Moorman. The restaurant boasts the nicest oak-shaded patio and a cozy, airy dining area with a large saltwater fish tank, poured concrete oyster bar, and an open kitchen. They have a cold bar, fresh and simple market seafood, appetizers, soups and sides, hot plates, sandwiches, and cocktails. Perla’s serves brunch on Saturday and Sunday, lunch and supper every day, and happy hour from Tuesday through Friday.

1400 S. Congress Avenue, Austin, Texas 78704 perlasaustin.com

SEE ALSO: 9 Best Seafood Restaurants in Austin

 

Poke Poke

Each and every one of Poke Poke’s recipes begins with fish, which is then seasoned with shoyu, soy sauce, sesame oil, onion, sesame seeds, and a few special ingredients like avocado or ginger. Your meal will mimic the 100% fish-centered traditional Hawaiian poke. No crunchies, toppings, or premade “poke sauce.” To order, you first want to choose your poke recipe, then choose your size and base, then choose your add-ins and mods. You can also order sides, salads, and snacks to go along with your poke order. It’s an exquisite Hawaiian cuisine experience.

1515 W. Magnolia Ave, Fort Worth, TX 76104 poke-poke.com

 

TLC

TLC is a family-friendly indoor-outdoor establishment that makes every effort to include locally sourced, sustainably fished, and wild seafood in its dishes. Try their Texas favorites like chicken fried steak, redfish and crab, and cowboy and ribeye. Here, you receive the freshest ingredients. Recharge, unwind, and enjoy South Austin at its finest.

1100 S Lamar Blvd. Suite 1150 Austin, TX 78704 tlcaustin.com


Ramen, tacos, burgers, chicken, and waffles- Austin has something for everyone when it comes to food. If you’re looking for the best lunch in town, look no further than these spots with a myriad of options, from fine dining, lunch on picnic tables, or simply the best brunch spot on a lazy Sunday morning. Austin has you covered whether you’re in the mood for a casual meal or something more sophisticated.

SEE ALSO: 17 Best Restaurants At The Domain Austin

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Jane Ko is the Austin blogger behind A Taste of Koko, Austin's top food and travel blog featuring the hottest restaurants and weekend getaways. Jane has been a speaker at South by Southwest (SXSW), Texas Conference for Women, BlogHer, and more on entrepreneurship and social media. She lives in Austin Texas with her dog and cat.

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