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Food & Drinks

Food Trucks

Google to find their current locations, also can check on twitter!


  • Cooper's - Downtown, Large variety of meats, neat indoor seating.
  • Uncle Billy's - Not walkable but cab/ridesharing-able Great Ribs!
  • Stubbs - Downtown, Live music and great BBQ
  • Lambert's - Downtown, Pricey, but delicious gourmet BBQ
  • The Salt Lick - Driftwood (30 minute drive), Epic open pit BBQ in the heart of beautiful Central Texas hill country.
  • The Salt Lick - Round Rock location - 30 min drive straight up 35 then take a right at RR. Come in the Spring and eat BBQ and see a RR Express Triple-A baseball game right beside Salt Lick.
  • Iron Works - Good BBQ, walkable


  • Iron Cactus - Downtown, Great Fajitas and Margaritas!
  • Chupacabra Cantina - Downtown, Tasty tacos and beverages.
  • Chuys - driveable, Great drinks and make sure you get the creamy jalapeno salsa!
  • El Sol y La Luna Downtown, great fresh, interior Mexican cuisine dishes.


Great food and beverages

  • Eurekas - Downtown, Burgers, Beer and 45 Whiskeys. Prides itself on scratch made food. They even make their own ketchup!
  • B.D. Rileys - Downtown, Irish Pub and Restaurant, Corned Beef, Beer, Whiskey
  • [Central Market Cafe] (http://www.centralmarket.com/location.aspx) - Local grocery store with a nice casual cafe that caters to all dietary needs. Lots of free samples in the store too.
  • Gus's Fried Chicken - 6min walk, awesome fried chicken!




List of kosher places in Austin:

  • H.E.B. Kosher Store, 7025 Village Center, 512-502-8445 (Hot sandwiches and catering available)
  • Joe Bob's BBQ: Kosher BBQ food truck - check the website for opening hours.
  • Randall's - Kosher Bakery, 5311 Balcones Dr. (Fresh bagels, Pastries and cakes)

Unique places

  • Frank's - Speciality hotdogs (including a legit Chicago Dog), vegan and gluten free options.
  • Casino El Camino - Burgers. Big ones.
  • Huts


  • Cu29 - Nice place, not too loud. If you love Bacon, try the HAWAIIAN ROSE
  • Gingerman - walkable, 50 unique beers on tap from around the world, literally a wall of taps! Nice outdoor seating.
  • Easy Tiger - Beer and Bake shop, nice outdoor seating. Sandwiches, sausages, cheese plates at lunch & dinner. This is a calmer part of 6th street and they have ping pong tables outdoors by the creek.
  • Rainey Street - Walkable. A dozen or so bars all in a row.


  • Houndstooth - Walkable. Excellent coffee, some of the best in town.
  • Fleet - Slight trip. Previous evangelist from Cuvee, a local roaster, opens up his own shop serving Madcap, Olympia and other specialty roasters. Features a drink including fruity pebbles along with excellent espresso and filter coffees.


  • Elephant Room - Jazz, About 3 blocks from the Hilton.
  • Saxon Pub - Driveable/rideshare/bus, classic Austin place; great sound; lively; many popular acts play here
  • Antone's - Home of the Blues
  • 6th Street, many bars up and down this street play live music.

Sights and Things to Do



Getting around Austin

No Uber or Lyft, but we have many quality alternatives:

  • Fasten - Ride sharing
  • FARE - Ride sharing
  • Ride Austin - Non-profit Ride Sharing app that benefits local charities. Not the best UX historically, but definitely a good cause.
  • AustinCab - (512) 478-2222
  • Car2go - rent a small car, on-street parking costs you nothing!
  • Austin BCycle - rent a bike and return it to any of the 40 stations. Great option for getting around downtown.
  • Use Google Maps to find Buses, use Cap Metro App to buy tickets. Buses also take exact change (bills/coins).

Thanks to the fine folks at AustinClojure for compiling this list.

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