2608 West 7th Street Off Lake Austin Boulevard Austin, TX 78703
This restaurant offers traditional Tex-Mex fare all day long. Located in a mall, you generally wouldn't expect the food to be this good or the restaurant to be so popular. This is an upbeat, casual venue attracting customers of all ages; a comfortable place to relax over margaritas with your friends. It is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, and serving standard Tex-Mex fare like Migas and Enchiladas. The house specialty is the Fajitas, complete with all the necessary trimmings; try either the Vegetarian or the Chicken/Beef Combination. Ask for the homemade habanero or green specialty sauces for your chips, they are not on the menu and they are fabulous.
BarChi Sushi is located in Austin's lively Downtown 2nd Street District. BarChi is a sushi lounge that features a popular Happy Hour seven days a week (all day on Sundays!) with specials on sushi, maki rolls, various appetizers and of course, drinks. Aside from the sushi, BarChi's entrees include dishes like Red Thai Curry Seafood Hot Pot, Tempura, Soba and more. For delicious, fresh sushi in a lively surrounding, come to BarChi.
Fogo De Chao Churrascaria is nothing less than a meat lover's paradise, and once you visit this place you'll certainly agree. They offer a one of a kind buffet system, where diners are served but at a pace they choose. So, you can eat to your heart's content and then some more! Have a humongous portion of Picanha or some juicy Cordeiro all cooked to perfection. An extensive list of wine assures you of great accompaniments apart from equally delicious side dishes and salads.
Anchoring the west end of the 2nd Street District is Taverna-a casual, upscale Italian bistro with a diverse menu and friendly wait staff. The restaurant serves a variety of classic Italian dishes (try the homemade porcini lasagna), but pays particular attention to contemporary cuisine. Taverna offers fresh seafood and hand-rolled thin crust pizza classica, as well as an impressive array of risotto dishes. Start with the chef's focaccia in rosemary olive oil and end with the Taverna tiramisu. Enjoy your meal as you people-watch on their well-placed patio, or eat indoors for a more elegant atmosphere. The eatery is an ideal downtown stop for a big meal with family or a light antipasti for lunch.
Japanese for fluidity, Mizu's East-inspiration is evident in the restaurant's cuisine and ambiance. Chef Jeffrey Hundelt focuses on unpretentious flavors and relies on the ingredient's true essence. Head to the sushi bar for signature rolls like the Mustang and Fastback, or inventive Moriawase and Nigiri combination. Enjoy their steak and seafood specialties with an impressive list of cocktails and hand-selected wines. The contemporary decor is enhanced by stunning views of Hill Country's horizon. End you meal with some of the best desserts in town.
101 Lakeway Drive Lakeway Resort and Spa Austin, TX 78734
Josey's at the Lakeway Resort is Texan gastronomy at its contemporary best. The lakeside restaurant designs a farm-to-fork menu that exemplifies a refreshing spin on traditional flavors. Start off with their Famous Tortilla Soup and tuck into timeless classics like Fish And Chips and grilled Rib Eye that promise a bout of nostalgia. Sip exquisite wines as you watch the sun set down on the beautiful Lake Travis. The rustic-urban ambiance, southern hospitality and panoramic vistas make for a charming dining experience.
An original ranch land once punctuated with rodeos and cattle, Steiner Ranch is today the reference point for Texan steakhouses. Steeped in history, the restaurant carries the family legacy forward with an authentic menu of steaks, seafood and more. Opt for Bobby's House Special, sirloin with shrimp in béarnaise sauce or a Cowgirl Ribeye served with their signature sides. They pride themselves on an unrivaled wine cellar that makes for great pairings. The three-leveled establishment features several elegant dining areas that boasts stunning views of Lake Travis and the beautiful landscape.
101 Lakeway Drive Lakeway Resort and Spa Austin, TX 78734
Located inside the Lakeway Resort and Spa, the Travis Restaurant offers a dining ambiance like nowhere else. With the sunset on Lake Travis as the backdrop, enjoy a fine dining experience of continental cuisine that blends with the flavors of the southwest. Specialties of Executive Chef Bryce Murphree and his culinary team are the seasoned prime rib (every Thursday) and fresh seafood buffets (every first Friday). Simply unwind by the bar over a few rounds of billiards and cocktails, as the crimson sun sets.
This sun and fun restaurant is located right on the water for all those Lake Travis visitors looking for good food, drinks and live music. Parking is widely available on both land and water and their Tex-Mex cuisine and margaritas are widely popular. They are known for their 'no shirt, no shoes, no problem' mentality and they are a great stop for those spending the day out on the water. If their live music and laid-back mentality is not enough, patrons can come enjoy the sunset over the water that has brought that extra added flavor to this Austin favorite.
3927 Ranch Road 620 South Bee Cave Austin, TX 78738
Sweet South Texas Quail, Pulled Pork, Sugar Duck and the Garlic H-Bomb (smoked pork shoulder stuffed with garlic and jalapenos), slurp! Is your mouth watering yet? Then what are you waiting for, head down to Buster's at Bee Cave and go crazy at this barbeque heaven. You can also order that perfect summer party grub, since they offer catering as well. Quality preparations, variety and good vibes make Buster's a great barbeque stop.
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