Food Adventures: Austin

Food adventures in Austin, TX

Hello! Thank you for checking out my food adventures during my month in Austin. I’ve provided some quick notes on each place for your next trip. Enjoy.

208 W 4th St, Austin, TX 78701

Note: If you want to be fancy, hold your pinky out like this, and check out Péché. They pride themselves on sinful cocktails.

218 W 4th St, Austin, TX 78701

Note: In the middle of the gayborhood. One of my favorite places. Drag shows on Saturday afternoon.

Lick Honest Ice Creams
1100 S Lamar Blvd #1135, Austin, TX 78704

Note: OK, so I didn’t actually make it here but I was said I needed a comfort snack. This did the trick.

Scholz Garten
1607 San Jacinto Blvd, Austin, TX 78701

Note: Great selection of Bavarian beers. The pretzels and brats were equally bomb dot com.

200 E 6th St, Austin, TX 78701

Note: Good selection of beers. I wouldn’t know how they taste because I forgot my ID but the burger and brussels sprouts were great.

Voodoo Doughnut
212 E 6th St, Austin, TX 78701

Note: Right next-door to Eureka, you’ll fill all your sweet tooth cravings with these oversized, delicious donuts.

Snooze, an A.M. Eatery E. Austin
1109 E 5th St, Austin, TX 78702

Note: Freaking fantastic! Make sure to get there before 10:30 to avoid the crowds.

Fixe Southern House
500 W 5th St, Austin, TX 78701

Note: Another fancy option that’s Good for brunch, happy hour or dinner.

Arturo’s Underground Cafe
314 W 17th St, Austin, TX 78701

Note: Located just south of UT, you can hit up the spot for a morning coffee, breakfast taco or brunch on the weekends.

Sweetwaters Coffee & Tea
316 W 12th St, Austin, TX 78701

Note: Located close to the state capital building, this coffee shop gives off good neighborhood vibes and has great service.

Moxy Austin – University
2552 Guadalupe St, Austin, TX 78705

Note: A bit of a swanky spot located across from UT, this ground-floor hotel bar serves as a great oasis from the real world.

Craft Pride
61 Rainey St, Austin, TX 78701

Note: In the store granny District you won’t find selection of craft beer than you will here. 

Bennu Coffee on Congress
515 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704

Note: A nice local coffee shop that looks like it doubles as a co-working space when there’s not a pandemic raging.

Veracruz All Natural
111 E Cesar Chavez St, Austin, TX 78701

Note: Excellent excellent excellent tacos. Try it for yourself if you don’t believe me. 

Honorable mention to Fort Worth

Del Frisco’s Grille
154 E 3rd St, Fort Worth, TX 76102

Note: This place has everything. Atmosphere, great service and inventive dishes.

Vaquero Coffee Co.
109 Houston St, Fort Worth, TX 76102

Note: Located a block away from City Hall this little coffee shop yields tons of intricacies and charm to go along with a good cup of Joe. 

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  1. […] Food. By now you should know that I live for art and food. Everything is definitely bigger in Texas and frankly, it’s hilarious how many dishes have the word Texas in their name. In addition to a bomb food scene, there is also an amazing selection of craft beer throughout the city. You can see some of the places I’ve visited here. […]

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