If you've been watching Top Chef, you know about Paul Qui. His restaurant Uchiko is top-rated in Austin. Make a reservation and be sure to try their fried Brussels Sprouts and Hamachi roll.
Amy's Ice Creams
If you like ice cream, you have no other choice but to try Amy's. The Mexican Vanilla is made with orchid and you can even get a pint to go at the airport (vacuum packed for your flight). Genius.
Franklin Barbecue Preorder
There's a reason Franklin's BBQ is the best in Austin and the nation according to Bon Apetit magazine. Get there by 10:15am to wait in the (likely) long line for a whole new kind of brisket.
Hopdoddy knows how to satisfy a burger lover. The buns are made daily from scratch, the patties are cooked to order, and the (perfectly seasoned) french fries are much more than just a sidekick.
Long-time Austin classic, Fonda San Miguel specializes has the best interior Mexican food. has been in Austin for over 25 years. The ceviche is a must-try, as are the amazing mojitos.
Full Menu 24 Diner is open for dine-in service! We’ll be offering all your diner favorites daily from 7 a.m. – 11 p.m, seven days a week. Carry out and delivery is still available by calling 512-472-5400, ordering online or via
FoodHeads is quite the charmer. At this sandwich shop, homemade sweet pickles, fresh local bread, and rotating soup selections are just a few of the highlights. And if you're not expecting a sandwich joint to have some of the best fish tacos in town, prepare to have your mind blown.
Tacodeli – Handcrafted Tacos in Austin, Dallas, Plano and Houston, Texas
Tacodeli handcrafts Mexican-inspired, creative tacos with local and organic ingredients topped with award-winning salsas. Visit our locations in Austin, Dallas, Plano and Houston, Texas!