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Austin, TX

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Boteco: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Boteco ($$)
(409 ratings)

1209 E 6th St Map It!
Austin, TX 78702
(347) 251-0671
www.botecoatx.com
  • Feijoada
    national dish of Brazil; black bean & porridge stew w/ pork, beef, prosciutto, sausage; served w/ side of rice & collards; looks good
  • Pao de Queijo Sandwich
    seasoned steak sandwich on house-made Brazilian cheese bread; looks good
4.5 out of 5
409 ratings
food truck serving Brazilian street food; Matthew McConaughey recommended (prepared birthday party meal for his wife)
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Luke's Inside Out: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Luke's Inside OutSee Luke's Inside Out Video ($$)
(320 ratings)

1109 S Lamar Blvd Map It!
Austin, TX 78704
(512) 589-8883
www.lukesinsideout.com
  • Korean Rabbit Sandwich
    pulled Bulgogi (Korean BBQ sauce) marinated rabbit, carmelized onions, tator tots, homemade kimchi, Szechuan chili paste & special sauce served between griddled French bread; "I love banh mi sandwiches...that's at least in the top five I've ever had"-Guy Fieri; looks good
  • The Shrimp (Sandwich)
    grilled rosemary, chipotle shrimp formed into a patty & served w/ blue cheese, apple & honey on griddled sourdough
4.5 out of 5
320 ratings
in trailer next to Gibson Bar; cook was former caterer for 27 years (as of 2012)
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Pieous: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Pieous ($$)
(980 ratings)

166 Hargraves Dr Map It!
Austin, TX 78737
(512) 394-7041
  • Caramel Roll
    81-layered croissant-like crisp outside & gooey inside; looks good!
  • Pastrami Sandwich
    cured for 20 days, smoked for 10-13 hrs & then piled high on house-made sour dough bread; looks good
4.5 out of 5
980 ratings
"simply devoted to great food"; serving high-end chef-driven food; pizza, pastrami, bakery/desserts; Other Recipes: Caramel Sauce
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Maria's Taco Xpress: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Maria's Taco XpressSee Maria's Taco Xpress Video ($)
(602 ratings)

2529 S Lamar Blvd Map It!
Austin, TX 78704
(512) 444-0261
www.tacoxpress.com
  • Tacos Al Pastor
    spiced and marinated pork; looks good
  • Picadillo Enchiladas
    picadillo is ground beef, onions, green bell peppers, garlic and tomatoes, stewed together and seasoned with cloves, cinnamon and bay leaves; looks good
4.0 out of 5
602 ratings
everything is homemade
5
Noble Sandwich: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Noble Sandwich [CLOSED]See Noble Sandwich Video ($$)
(516 ratings)

4805 Burnet Rd Map It!
Austin, TX 78756
(512) 666-5124
noblesandwiches.com
  • Knuckle Sandwich
    sliced roast beef re-heated in oven w/ carmelized onions, cheddar cheese & au jus, served on homemade bread dipped in au jus & a spread of "knuckle sauce" (horseradish-based); looks good!
  • Smoked Duck Pastrami
    a top seller; duck smoked for 6 hrs; shredded & served w/ Russian dressing & rye pickles all on homemade wheat or white bread; looks good
  • The Noble Pig
    spicy ham, pulled pork, provolone & bacon served on homemade bread w/ housemade mustard & mayo; looks good
4.0 out of 5
516 ratings
[CLOSED]; #3 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Sandwiches); opened in 2010; serve breakfast & lunch only; disco ball in kitchen; "everything you guys do...the time you take, the energy, the attitude, the dedication...tying it all together and making outstanding artisan sandwiches--that's what Triple-D's all about"-Guy Fieri
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Casino El Camino: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Casino El CaminoSee Casino El Camino Video ($)
(1213 ratings)

517 E 6th St Map It!
Austin, TX 78701
(512) 469-9330
www.casinoelcamino.net
  • Amarillo Burger
    roasted Serrano chiles, jalapeno jack cheese & cilantro mayonnaise
  • Buffalo Burger
    a top selling burger; grilled w/ house hot wing sauce & smothered w/ bleu cheese
  • Verde Chili Fries
    basket of fries w/ house tomatillo verde salsa & melted cheese
3.5 out of 5
1213 ratings
since 1994; neighborhood bar known for its award-winning burger; won "Best Jukebox" several years in a row from the Austin Chronicle; eclectic "1975 bad horror movie" decor (in a fun way)
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Counter Cafe: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Counter CafeSee Counter Cafe Video ($$)
(603 ratings)

626 N Lamar Blvd Map It!
Austin, TX 78703
(512) 708-8800
www.countercafe.com
  • Counter Chicken Burger
    hand-ground all natural curry seasoned chicken burger; topped w/ organic bibb lettuce, vine ripened tomatoes, red onion on wheat bun
  • Grilled Texas Quail
    Hill Country quail grilled served w/ biscuit, poached eggs & hash browns
3.5 out of 5
603 ratings
tiny diner: 26 seats in 700 sq ft space; Jimmie Vaughan (musician) made guest appearance eating at counter; Other Recipes: Homemade Biscuits
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Foreign & Domestic: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Foreign & Domestic ($$)
(676 ratings)

306 E 53rd St Map It!
Austin, TX 78751
(512) 459-1010
fndaustin.com
  • Fried Chicken Biscuit
    fried chicken, fried egg, black pepper-cheddar biscuit topped w/ redeye gravy, romaine slaw, lemon Jam; looks good
  • Gruyere & Black Pepper Popovers
    larger-than-normal size; "it's like a grilled cheese gone wild...like an explosion at the grilled cheese factory"-Guy Fieri; looks good
  • Fideos
    angel hair pasta sauteed & then cooked in broth w/ mussels, clams & bacon; looks good
3.5 out of 5
676 ratings
est. 2010; husband-and-wife team who met in culinary school; opened up the restaurant in an old skate shop
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Green Mesquite BBQ & More: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Green Mesquite BBQ & MoreSee Green Mesquite BBQ & More Video ($$)
(622 ratings)

1400 Barton Springs Rd Map It!
Austin, TX 78704
(512) 479-0485
www.greenmesquite.net
  • Chicken Fried Steak
    topped w/ gravy
  • Pork Ribs
  • Wings
    sauced, smoked then deep-fried
3.5 out of 5
622 ratings
smoked in green mesquite; outdoor seating w/ green picnic tables; Kansas City-style BBQ sauce; Other Recipes: Beans
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Magnolia Cafe: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Magnolia Cafe ($)
(1542 ratings)

1920 S Congress Ave Map It!
Austin, TX 78704
(512) 445-0000
themagnoliacafe.com
  • Blackened Salmon
    "cook burned" (pan-fried w/ flame) on bottom of iron skillet (skillet is turned upside-down...crazy!)
  • Gingerbread Pancakes
    embedded w/ sliced bananas
  • Polenta
    homemade; flatop-fried and topped w/ ragu sauce; looks good
  • Stuffed Red Pepper
    stuffed w/ jambalaya
3.5 out of 5
1542 ratings
opened in 1988; local favorite; large crowds; "Open 24/8" and "Sorry, We're Open"
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Austin, TX

  (10 restaurants)