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Y^c^c\ dining FKLFNHQWLNNDPDVDODDQG G’RAJ MAHAL VDPRVDV$QGZLWKKRXUV 91 Red River St. XQWLODP1DDQ6WRS (512) 480 2255 OLYHVXSWRLWVQDPH Open until midnight Sun Open until 2 am Fri-Sa UCHI A cozy covered patio 801 S. Lamar Blvd. makes this food trailer (512) 916your 4808 feel like favorite :LWKUHQRZQHGFKHI7\ neighborhood restaurant. VRQ&ROHDWWKHKHOP8FKL Imagine yourself on the KDVEHFRPHV\QRQ\PRXV bustling streets of MumZLWKH[FHOOHQFHLQPRGHUQ bai as you dig into one of -DSDQHVHIDUH6WDUWRII this eatery’s savory, aroZLWKDVHULHVRIKRWDQG matic dishes. FROGWDVWLQJVEHIRUHGLY LQJLQWRWKHUHVWDXUDQW V Maiko Sushi Lounge LQQRYDWLYHVXVKLPHQX 311 W. 6th St.

(512) 236 9888

This is one place where you shouldn’t skimp on the appetizer, especially not the IRON WORKS divinely creamy BBQ sake white 100 Redmac River St.cheese. cheddar and (512) 478sushi 4855rolls like Specialty 1RIULOOVJUDE\RXUEHHU the Texas monster and the IURPWKHLFHEXFNHWULSRII crawfish volcano stand out \RXURZQSDSHUWRZHODQG on a menu packed with JHWUHDG\IRUVRPHWUDGL bold flavors. WLRQDOGULSSLQJULEV NAAN STOP LAMBERTS 519 E. 7th St.

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319 Congress (512) 478 4855Ave. (512) 472 grab 1884 your beer No frills: Open until F-Sa from the icemidnight bucket, rip off

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,WDOLDQ*HUPDQRU1HZ LAMBERTS $PHULFDQ$QQLH VKDV 401 W. 2nd St. VRPHWKLQJIRU\RX (512) 494 1500 This is not your run-ofBARLEY SWINE fare. the-mill barbecue 2024 S.meats Lamarget Blvd. Classic an Aus(512) 394like 8150the rib-eye tin twist, Open Sa glazed until with midnight brown sugar 7KHZDUPSXEDWPRVSKHUH and mustard. The colorful PDNHV%DUOH\6ZLQHWKH upstairs bar and lounge SHUIHFWSODFHWRXQZLQG swing with live music DIWHUDVKRZ&KHI%U\FH Tuesday through Sunday. *LOPRUHHPSKDVL]HVORFDO DQGVHDVRQDOLQJUHGLHQWV ZLWKDPRQWKO\URWDWLQJ PHQXRIFDUHIXOO\FRPSRVHG VPDOOSODWHV6WDQGRXWV Barley Swine LQFOXGHWKHVRXVYLGHSRUN 2024 S. Lamar Blvd. WURWWHUDQGVHDUHGVFDOORSV (512) 394 8150 RQFDXOLpRZHUSXUHH Open until midnight Sa

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The warm, pub atmosphere BESS ON PECAN makesBISTRO Barley Swine the 500 W.place 6th St. perfect to unwind (512) 2377 after a477 show. Chef Bryce $)UHQFKELVWURZLWKD Gilmore emphasizes local VRXWKHUQ&DMXQpDLU7KH and seasonal ingredients PHQXRIIHUVDQHFOHFWLF with a monthly rotating FKRLFHRIZHOOSUHSDUHG menu of carefully composed (XURSHDQDQG$PHUL small plates. Standouts FDQIDYRULWHVOLNH&UHROH include the sous vide pork 6KULPS%HVV6WHDN)ULWHV trotter and seared scallops DQGWKHZLOGO\SRSXODU on cauliflower puree. 7XHVGD\RQO\VSHFLDO &KLFNHQ3RW3LH BESS BISTRO ON PECAN

500 W. 6th St. BITS DRUTHERS (512) AND 477 2377 1001 E. 6th St. with a A French bistro (361) 850Cajun 0645 flair. The southern

)RUDTXLFNKRSDFURVV menu offers an eclectic WKHSRQGVWRSE\%LWV choice of well-prepared DQG'UXWKHUVDVPDOO European and AmeriWUDLOHUZLWKELJ(QJOLVK can favorites like Creole pDYRU1RYLVLWLVFRPSOHWH Shrimp Bess, Steak Frites ZLWKRXWDKHDUW\oVKDQG and the wildly popular FKLSVPDGHZLWKORFDO Tuesday-only special, EHHUDQGKDQGEDWWHUHG Chicken Pot Pie. WXUERW)RUGHVVHUW WU\DVFRRSRI%LWVDQG BITS AND DRUTHERS 'UXWKHUV RZQLFHFUHDP 1001 E. 6th St.

(361) 850 0645

BRAISE For a quick hop across 2121 E. 6thstop St. by Bits the pond, (512) 478 8700a small and Druthers, $VEHoWVLWVQDPH%UDLVH trailer with big, English RIIHUVGLVKHVFRRNHGWR flavor. No visit is complete SHUIHFWLRQDQGEXUVWLQJ without a hearty fish and ZLWKpDYRU&KHI3DUDYLQG chips, made with local 9RUDKDVFUHDWHGDPHQX

beer and hand-battered RIROGIDYRULWHVZLWK turbot. For dessert, XQH[SHFWHGWZLVWVOLNH try a scoop of Bits and VXFFXOHQWRVVREXFFRLQD Druthers’ own ice cream. FKLSRWOHKROODQGDLVHDQG EODFNHQHGDPEHUMDFNZLWK VZHHWFRUQEHXUUHEODQF BRAISE

2121 E. 6th St. (512) 478 8700 CONGRESS 200befits Congress Ave.Braise As its name, (512) 827 offers dishes 2760 cooked to

perfection and bursting +HOPHGE\QRWHG&KHI with flavor. Chef Paravind 'DYLG%XOO&RQJUHVVLVDQ Vora has created a menu HOHJDQWIRUD\LQWRFRPSOH[ of old favorites with OD\HUVRIH[TXLVLWHpDYRUV unexpected twists, like IURPDURXQGWKHZRUOG succulent osso bucco in a &RQJUHVVIHDWXUHVGLVKHV chipotle hollandaise and ZLWKGHSWKLQFOXGLQJVZHHW blackened amberjack with DQGVDYRU\ERQHPDUURZ sweet corn beurre blanc. EUXOHHDQGKDPDFKL VDVKLPLZLWKKHDUWVRISDOP DQGZKLWHPLVR CONGRESS

200 Congress Ave. (512) 827 2760 EAST SIDE SHOW ROOM 1100 E. 6th St. Chef Helmed by noted (512) 467 David Bull,4280 Congress is an elegant foray2am into complex Open until

layers of exquisite flavors ,QVSLUHGE\WKHHFOHFWLF from around the world. FDIHVRI(XURSH(DVW6LGH Congress features dishes 6KRZ5RRPLVPRUHWKDQD with depth, including sweet JRXUPHWEDU7KHVSDFHJHWV and savory bone marrow DEXUVWRIFRORUIURPLWVORFDO brulee and hamachi DUWZRUNDQGOLYHPXVLF‹EXW sashimi with hearts of palm LWVGHOLFLRXVYLQWDJHFRFNWDLOV and white miso. DQG1HZ$PHULFDQFXLVLQH GRQ WKXUWHLWKHU EAST SIDE SHOW ROOM EASYE.TIGER 1100 6th St.

(512)E.467 709 6th4280 St. Open until 2am

:LWKDGHOLFLRXVEDNHVKRS Inspired by the eclectic XSVWDLUVDQGDEHHUJDUGHQ cafes of Europe, East Side GRZQVWDLUVRYHUORRNLQJ Show Room is more than a :DOOHU&UHHN\RXMXVW gourmet bar. The space gets PLJKWQHYHUZDQWWROHDYH a burst of color from its local (DV\7LJHU(QMR\DUWLVDQ artwork and live music—but EUHDGVDQGSDVWULHVEHIRUH its delicious vintage cocktails KHDGLQJGRZQWRWKHSDWLR and New American cuisine IRUKRXVHPDGHVDXVDJHV don’t hurt either. FODVVLF*HUPDQIDUHDQG RYHUGUDIWEHHUV EASY TIGER

709 E. 6th St. Open until 2am HADDINGTON’S 601 W. 6th St. bake shop With a delicious (512) 992and upstairs 0204 a beer garden downstairs, overlooking Open until 2am F & Sa Waller Creek, you just 7KLVJDVWURSXEGUDZV might never want to leave IURPDFURVVWKH$WODQWLF Easy Tiger. Enjoy artisan RIIHULQJ%ULWLVKLQVSLUHG

breads and pastries before FXLVLQHZLWKDQUXVWLF heading down to the patio $PHULFDQpDUH)URP for housemade sausages, UDEELWIULFDVVHHDQGIRLH classic German fare and JUDVOLQNVWRDZKROH over 30 draft beers. URDVWHGKRJHQRXJKIRU RYHUDGR]HQGLQHUV&KHI =DFK1RUWKFXWWEULQJVD FOREIGN & DOMESTIC XQLTXHWDYHUQH[SHULHQFH 306 E. 53rd St. WR$XVWLQ (512) 459 1010 With a menu that changes regularly to accommodate JUSTINEâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;S BRASSERIE fresh E. local 4710 5thand St. seasonal ingredients, Foreign & (512) 385 2900 Domestic the delicious Open untilis 2am and creative collaboration <RXZRQ WoQGDQRWKHU between husband and wife EUDVVHULHLQ$XVWLQWKDW duo, Ned and Jodi Elliot. VHUYHVHOHJDQW)UHQFKFODV Definitely worth the cab VLFVOLNHVWHDNWDUWDUHDQG ride from downtown. FRTDXYLQXQWLODP-XPS LQDFDEDQGKHDGHDVW HADDINGTONâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;S MAXâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;S WINE DIVE

601 W. 6th St. 207 San Jacinto Blvd. (512) 992 0204 (512) 904 0111 Open until 2am F & Sa Open until midnight M-Sa

This gastropub draws :LWKWUXIpHGPDFDQG from across the Atlantic, FKHHVHDVZHOODVVKULPS offering British-inspired DQGJULWVRQLWVPHQX cuisine with an rustic 0D[ VRIIHUVDQHOHJDQW American flare. From WDNHRQODWHQLJKWFRPIRUW rabbit fricassee and foie IRRG,WVXQIXVV\\HW gras links to a whole VRSKLVWLFDWHGGLVKHV roasted hog enough for FRPSOHPHQWDQH[WHQVLYH over a dozen diners, Chef GDLO\URWDWLQJZLQHOLVW Zach Northcutt brings a unique tavern experience MULBERRY to Austin.

360 Nueces St. (512) 320 0297 JUSTINEâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;S BRASSERIE Open until 2am Th-Sa 4710 E. 5th St. Open until 1am Su (512) 385 2900 &KHI-DFRE:HDYHU Open until 2am

WDNHV0XOEHUU\ VFXLVLQH You wonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t find another DVVHULRXVO\DVKHGRHV brasserie in Austin that WKHUHVWDXUDQW VGLYHUVH serves elegant French clasZLQHDQGEHHUVHOHFWLRQ sics like steak tartare and 6WDQGRXWVRQWKHVHDVRQDO coq au vin until 2am. Jump PHQXDUHWKHPHDWEDOOVLQ in a cab and head east. DZKLWHZLQHEURWKDQGD KDPEXUJHUZLWKSDQFHWWD Maxâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Wine Dive *UX\HUHWRPDWRDQGHJJ

207 San Jacinto Blvd. (512) 904 0111 PARKSIDE Open until midnight M-Sa 301 E. 6th St. With truffled mac and (512) 474 9898 cheese as well as shrimp Open until 12:30am and grits on its menu, )HDWXULQJDQH[WHQVLYH Maxâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s offers an elegant UDZEDUDQGR\VWHUPHQX take on late-night comfort 3DUNVLGHLVDIDYRULWH

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food. Its unfussy yet DPRQJORFDOJRXUPDQGV sophisticated dishes (QWUHHVLQFOXGHROGIDYRU complement an extensive, LWHVJLYHQDQLQQRYDWLYH daily-rotating wine list. WZLVWVXFKDVWKHVHDUHG VFDOORSVRQDEHGRIDSSOH FRXVFRXV MULBERRY

360 Nueces St. (512) 320 0297 PĂ&#x2030;CHĂ&#x2030; Open 208 W.until 4th 2am St. Th-Sa Open until 1am Su (512) 492 9669 OpenJacob until Weaver 2am F-Su Chef

takes Mulberryâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s cuisine (QMR\SURKLELWLRQVW\OH as seriously as he does FRFNWDLOVDW$XVWLQ VoUVW the restaurantâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s diverse DEVLQWKHEDUEXWEHVXUH wine and beer selection. WRVDPSOHVRPHRI3ÂşFKÂş V Standouts on the seasonal oQHFXLVLQH$PRQJ menu are the meatballs in WKHPHQX VVWDUVDUHWKH a white wine broth and a VPRNHGGXFNVDODGDQG hamburger with pancetta, FLWUXVGXVWHGVDOPRQ Gruyere, tomato and egg. THREE LITTLE PIGS 1209 Rosewood Ave. PARKSIDE

(512) 301 E.653 6th5088 St. (512) 474 9898 &KH\5D\PRQG7DWXPKDV Open until 12:30am GHGLFDWHGWKLVIRRGWUDLOHU

WRDOOWKLQJVSRUNIURPDQ Featuring an extensive $VLDQLQVSLUHGSRUNEHOO\ raw bar and oyster menu, VWLUIU\WRDSRUNVKRXOGHU Parkside is a favorite FRQoWIRU)UDQFRSKLOHV*UDE among local gourmands. DJODVVIURP(DVW(QG:LQHV Entrees include old favorRXWIURQWEHIRUHGLJJLQJLQDW ites given an innovative 7KUHH/LWWOH3LJV twist, such as the seared scallops on a bed of apple couscous. TRACE

200 Lavaca St. (512) 542 3600 PĂŠchĂŠ 6HWLQWKH:KRWHOWKLV 208 W. 4th St. XQLTXHFRQFHSWIURP&KHI (512) 492 9669 3DXO+DUJURYHIRFXVHVRQ Open until 2am Fri-Sun UHVSRQVLEO\DQGORFDOO\ Enjoy prohibition-style VRXUFHGLQJUHGLHQWVIURP cocktails at Austinâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s first 7H[DQIDUPHUVDQGDUWL absinthe bar, but be sure VDQV,W VDOODERXWFODVVLF to sample some of PĂŠchĂŠâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s FXLVLQHUHPLQLVFHQWRI fine cuisine. Among (XURSHDQIDUHZLWKD the menuâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s stars are the 1HZ$PHULFDQWZLVW smoked duck salad and citrus-dusted salmon. TRIO 98 San Jacinto THREE LITTLEBlvd. PIGS

(512) 685 8300 Ave. 1209 Rosewood (512) 653 5088 7KLVVOHHNVSDFHZLWK

DORYHO\WUHOOLVHGSDWLR Chey Raymond Tatum has RYHUORRNV/DG\%LUG/DNH dedicated this food trailer IURPLWVSHUFKLQWKH)RXU to all things pork, from an 6HDVRQV+RWHO'LQHUVFDQ Asian-inspired pork belly H[SHFWFOHYHUWKRXJKWIXO stir fry to a pork shoulder GLVKHVZLWKVHYHUDOSULPH confit for Francophiles. VWHDNDQGVHDIRRGRIIHULQJV Grab a glass from East

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TRACE $QRWKHUYHQWXUHIURP 200 Lavaca St. &KHI%XOO6HFRQGRIIHUV (512) 542 3600 DPRUHFDVXDOELVWUR Set in the W hotel, this H[SHULHQFHGUDZLQJIURP unique concept from Chef ,WDOLDQ)UHQFKDQG$VLDQ Paul Hargrove focuses on FXLVLQHV'LQHUVFDQH[SHFW responsiblyand locallyZHOOFUDIWHGVDQGZLFKHV sourced ingredients from DQGSL]]DVLQDGGLWLRQWR Texan farmers and artiWKRXJKWIXOODUJHSODWHV sans. Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; s all about classic VXFKDVEUDLVHGSRUNZLWK cuisine reminiscent of PDVFDUSRQHSROHQWD European fare, with a New American twist. SOUTH CONGRESS CAFĂ&#x2030; TRIO 1600 S. Congress Ave.

98 San Jacinto (512) 447 3905 Blvd. (512) 685 8300 :KHWKHUEUXQFKRUGLQ

This sleek space with QHUWKLV6R&RVWDSOH a lovely trellised patio VHUYHVFRQWLQHQWDOFXLVLQH overlooks Lady Bird Lake UHLQWHUSUHWHGZLWKDQ from its perch in the Four $XVWLQpDLU,QDGGLWLRQWR Seasons Hotel. Diners can VSHFLDOW\VWHDNVDQGFODV expect clever, thoughtful VLFVRXWKZHVWHUQIDUHWKH dishes, with several prime PRUHGDULQJGLQHUVFDQ steak and seafood offerings. VDPSOHWKHFDIÂş VGLVWLQF WLYHPHQXIHDWXULQJZLOG SECOND ERDUYHQLVRQDQGTXDLO

200 Congress Ave. (512) 827 2750 Open until midnight Su Open until 2am F & Sa

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1600 S. Congress Ave. (512) 447 3905

CARMELOâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;S Whether brunch or dinRISTORANTE ner, this SoCo staple 504 E. 5th St. serves continental cuisine )RUDFODVVLF,WDOLDQ reinterpreted with an H[SHULHQFHORRNQRIXUWKHU Austin flair. In addition to WKDQWKH(DVW6LGH V specialty steaks and clas-

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