This local chain that boasts the motto "fresh, fast, and healthy" offers sandwiches that taste fresher and less corporate than their competitors. Even better, the prices are affordable. Vegetarians will enjoy the Veggie Delight cold sub loaded with mushrooms, avocado, sprouts, black olives, cream cheese, onions, tomatos, and ThunderSauce - their trademark special sauce. The other subs offered are largely made up of traditional deli meats such as Smoked Chicken, Turkey, Tuna Salad, Roast Beef and Mixed Cuts. If you're looking for something lighter try a hummus sandwich or soup and salad. There are too many Austin locations to note them all here. Visit their Web site for a complete listing of locations. Look for franchise locations in the Houston area and San Antonio.
The lovely setting on Lake Austin provides a perfect backdrop for this classy, yet relaxed eatery. Live cover music enhances the enjoyment of this establishment. Salads and entrees, running the gamut from porterhouse steaks designed to please a Texas-sized appetite, to the most fabulous seafood, smoked crab, lobster, scallops and shellfish, and much more. The Watership Room is ideal for a lunch, whereas the more formal Flagship Room provides the perfect setting for an expansive dinner. The place is dimly-lit, with a waterfront-style, and a prominent saxophone logo out front. Fish, lobster and crab add up to the menu along with beef, salads, soups and appetizers. A complete wine list includes both domestic and foreign brands.
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.
Delaware Subs has numerous locations all over town. Drop by the one close to your neighborhood for a huge, submarine sandwich placed on fresh French bread. The specialty of the house is their Philadelphia Cheese steak, which consists of grilled steak, mushrooms and onions topped with cheese and your choice of hot or sweet peppers. A large sandwich can comfortably feed two people. Different lunch specials are offered daily.
Founded in 1975, the concept of Sweetish Hill Bakery is a marriage of the Viennese coffeehouse with the French boulangerie. Located in a bright, airy space with a great patio in the middle of Old Pecan Street (West Sixth) shops, the bakers produce over 80 items daily. The selection of breads, created using European techniques, is unrivaled in town. There is also a great selection of pastries, cakes, homemade soups and lunch fare, including 20 sandwiches and 12 green and side salads. This is a great spot to relax over a light bite or grab something quick and delicious to go.
Next door to Waterloo Records, this casual restaurant is a great place to catch music performed by local talent. Waterloo Ice House serves a variety of American and Tex-Mex food and offers a daily happy hour with half price appetizers. Customers are welcome to call in their orders for pick-up or dining in. Booths and tables are comfortably spaced throughout the room. The atmosphere is fun and relaxed. Appetizers include Fried Mushrooms served with ranch dressing, Spicy Wings dipped in a tangy barbecue sauce and Chicken Nacho Grande. Salads, soups and spuds are on the menu, alongside Hill Country favorites which are mostly preparations with chicken and spicy sauces. Check website for other locations.
34th Street Cafe tucked away just west of Lamar Boulevard, is a pleasant destination for a gourmet lunch. The restaurant is usually crowded with Hyde Park and Rosedale area professionals and residents. The interior is comfortable and intimate, with a number of tables scattered about its two open rooms. The decor is very simple, and the area is bright and inviting. It is quite popular with the lunch crowd, providing a relaxing escape from work. The menu is broad, with gourmet salads, Boar's Head meat and specialty sandwiches, quesadillas and pizzas. Everything served is homemade. Daily blue plate special includes items like chicken chalupas or fresh pasta. This is quick, fairly inexpensive gourmet fare.
Located across from the UT campus on the Drag, this is a popular destination for students who need to take a break or are looking for a quiet place to study. If you can handle a bit of attitude from the staff, you will enjoy the modern atmosphere and a good cup of coffee.
This restaurant serves fresh seafood and Mexican cuisine in the middle of all the Sixth Street action. Mexican breakfast dishes are also available. The very casual cafe-style dining area does not offer a hint as to the quality of the food. Besides you can also indulge in some cocktails and Ceviche. The place is as colorful as its website. Tends to get crowded often. Marisco Grill has some good deals during happy hours.
This campus area location offers excellent pizza, Greek items and pasta dishes for eating in. Prices are reasonable, and the service is generally efficient and friendly. The greek salad and rolls are crave-able, The atmosphere is perfect for an informal lunch while the menu is packed with excellent greek fan fare. Most of the time you can find students relaxing here after lectures or university.
Located on Sixth Street amongst the action, this space offers
a great beer selection and complete bar with a full service restaurant. You can satisfy your hunger pangs here as late as midnight. The casual atmosphere has remained since ...
Delicious Tex Mex is served at this long time South
Austin diner. The environment is casual, with Mexican art and murals adorning the walls. Three separate dining areas are available, one being an enclosed patio. It offers a range ...
Located on the corner of Colorado Street and West 4th
Street in the trendy Warehouse District, the Hangar Lounge has a cosmopolitan aviation theme, just as its name would suggest. Clocks show the time in cities around the world, ...