Austin to-dos
Home Slice Pizza is one of Austin to-dos.

1. Home Slice Pizza

9.5
1415 S Congress Ave (Gibson St. E), Austin, TX
Pizza Place · Greater South River City · 292 tips and reviews

RKTMNRKTMN: Try the margherita pizza and the garlic knots. Get a Shiner Bock on draft.

Home Slice Pizza is one of Austin to-dos.

2. Home Slice Pizza

9.5
1415 S Congress Ave (Gibson St. E), Austin, TX
Pizza Place · Greater South River City · 292 tips and reviews

EaterEater: For fans of New York-style pizza, Home Slice is as close as you can get in Austin, possibly thanks to yearly staff trips to the Big Apple. You know, for research. [Eater 38 Member] Read more.

Whataburger is one of Austin to-dos.

3. Whataburger

6.6
601 Barton Springs Rd (S. 1st St.), Austin, TX
Burger Joint · Bouldin Creek · 19 tips and reviews
Caffé Medici is one of Austin to-dos.

4. Caffé Medici

7.2
2222 Guadalupe St (Btw 22nd & 23rd), Austin, TX
Coffee Shop · West University · 35 tips and reviews

Niki Katherine H.Niki Katherine Holmes: Some of the best esperesso in town, from a genuine La Marzocco espresso machine. The shots have a glorious, caramelly head on 'em. Order your favorite bar drink+ a TacoDeli breakfast taco w/dona sauce

Clay Pit Contemporary Indian Cuisine is one of Austin to-dos.

5. Clay Pit Contemporary Indian Cuisine

9.0
1601 Guadalupe St (at 16th St), Austin, TX
Indian Restaurant · Downtown Austin · 98 tips and reviews

Lee H.Lee Howson: Go to the Clay Pit and order the hot chicken tikka masala, plus lots of naan bread to scoop up the sauce. Perfect for curry lovers!

The Dog & Duck Pub is one of Austin to-dos.

6. The Dog & Duck Pub

406 W 17th St (at Guadalupe St.), Austin, TX
Pub · Downtown Austin · 69 tips and reviews

Cameron R.Cameron Russell: get the Fish & Chips. Best in town!

Texas Chili Parlor is one of Austin to-dos.

7. Texas Chili Parlor

8.7
1409 Lavaca St (btw West 14th & 15th St.), Austin, TX
American Restaurant · Downtown Austin · 86 tips and reviews

Jeff H.Jeff Hewgley: Legendary hole in the wall bar... try the chili the first time - get the mildest. $5 burgers on Tuesday nights - worth the price!

Texas Chili Parlor is one of Austin to-dos.

8. Texas Chili Parlor

8.7
1409 Lavaca St (btw West 14th & 15th St.), Austin, TX
American Restaurant · Downtown Austin · 86 tips and reviews

jake f.jake furst: Tarantino's favorite spot in town. Great chili and a nice pork chop.

Guero's Taco Bar is one of Austin to-dos.

9. Guero's Taco Bar

8.5
1412 S Congress Ave (at Elizabeth St.), Austin, TX
Mexican Restaurant · Bouldin Creek · 225 tips and reviews

SPINSPIN: Fiending for some authentic tex-mex? Gueros has you covered. More than covered.

Chuy's is one of Austin to-dos.

10. Chuy's

9.0
11680 Research Blvd (at Duval Rd), Austin, TX
Mexican Restaurant · Northwest Austin · 121 tips and reviews

Corey T.Corey Thrash: Chick a chick a boom boom...do it!

Chuy's is one of Austin to-dos.

11. Chuy's

9.0
11680 Research Blvd (at Duval Rd), Austin, TX
Mexican Restaurant · Northwest Austin · 121 tips and reviews

Elizabeth R.Elizabeth Rojo: get boom boom sauce on anything you can.

Chuy's is one of Austin to-dos.

12. Chuy's

9.0
11680 Research Blvd (at Duval Rd), Austin, TX
Mexican Restaurant · Northwest Austin · 121 tips and reviews

Nate E.Nate Echelberger: Try the Chuy Gooey, it's off the menu, but a great secret!!

Chuy's is one of Austin to-dos.

13. Chuy's

9.0
11680 Research Blvd (at Duval Rd), Austin, TX
Mexican Restaurant · Northwest Austin · 121 tips and reviews

Deirdre W.Deirdre Walsh: I want to drink the salsa fresca.

Chuy's is one of Austin to-dos.

14. Chuy's

9.0
11680 Research Blvd (at Duval Rd), Austin, TX
Mexican Restaurant · Northwest Austin · 121 tips and reviews

Dave H.Dave Hackbarth: I absolutely love the house steak burrito! Read more.

Chuy's is one of Austin to-dos.

15. Chuy's

9.0
11680 Research Blvd (at Duval Rd), Austin, TX
Mexican Restaurant · Northwest Austin · 121 tips and reviews

Brian C.Brian C: Go to Chuy's, when your server comes around, make sure to ask for some creamy jalapeño for your chips.

Trudy's Texas Star is one of Austin to-dos.

16. Trudy's Texas Star

8.7
409 W 30th St (Guadalupe St.), Austin, TX
Mexican Restaurant · North University · 139 tips and reviews

Emmy A.Emmy Anderson: Austin's best queso - the queso especial with tortillas. Wash down with Mexican martinis. Watch out, there's a reason they only let you have two.

Trudy's Texas Star is one of Austin to-dos.

17. Trudy's Texas Star

8.7
409 W 30th St (Guadalupe St.), Austin, TX
Mexican Restaurant · North University · 139 tips and reviews

Danika H.Danika Hayman: Make sure you have the Mexican Martini and the Stuffed Avocado!!

Trudy's Texas Star is one of Austin to-dos.

18. Trudy's Texas Star

8.7
409 W 30th St (Guadalupe St.), Austin, TX
Mexican Restaurant · North University · 139 tips and reviews

Andra L.Andra Litton: Go to trudy's. Order Mexican Martini, go premium with El Jimador. Stuffed Avocado w/ suiza sauce.

Spider House Patio Bar & Cafe is one of Austin to-dos.

19. Spider House Patio Bar & Cafe

9.0
2908 Fruth St (at W 29th St), Austin, TX
Bar · North University · 183 tips and reviews

Ryan J.Ryan Jones: SIT UNDER THE GAZEBO THING OUTSIDE

Rudy's Country Store & Bar-B-Q is one of Austin to-dos.

20. Rudy's Country Store & Bar-B-Q

9.4
2451 S Capital of Texas Hwy (at Stoneridge Rd), Austin, TX
BBQ Joint · 149 tips and reviews

David C.David Crow: Get 1/2 pound of lean brisket, 4 pieces of texas toast add some pickles, onions and sauce then wash down with Shiner. Mmmm, BBQ at a gas station. Austin rawks.

Rudy's Country Store & Bar-B-Q is one of Austin to-dos.

21. Rudy's Country Store & Bar-B-Q

9.4
2451 S Capital of Texas Hwy (at Stoneridge Rd), Austin, TX
BBQ Joint · 149 tips and reviews

SpamSpam: If you're a Rudy's rookie, tell them so when you order. The whole crew will give you a shoutout, then you'll get the lowdown on everything.

Rudy's Country Store & Bar-B-Q is one of Austin to-dos.

22. Rudy's Country Store & Bar-B-Q

9.4
2451 S Capital of Texas Hwy (at Stoneridge Rd), Austin, TX
BBQ Joint · 149 tips and reviews

Nathalie D.Nathalie Darilek: the cream corn is the best! next to the bbq sauce that is...

The Oasis on Lake Travis is one of Austin to-dos.

23. The Oasis on Lake Travis

8.0
6550 Comanche Trl, Austin, TX
Mexican Restaurant · 206 tips and reviews

Gary W.Gary Wood: Drinks and watching the sunset are unbelievable.

Hula Hut is one of Austin to-dos.

24. Hula Hut

8.8
3825 Lake Austin Blvd, Austin, TX
Mexican Restaurant · West Austin · 153 tips and reviews

Duncan J.Duncan Johnson: Eating on the porch outside overlooking the river is a must!

Hula Hut is one of Austin to-dos.

25. Hula Hut

8.8
3825 Lake Austin Blvd, Austin, TX
Mexican Restaurant · West Austin · 153 tips and reviews

KeepR R.KeepR RUnusual: They have creamy jalapeño sauce but it costs extra

Hula Hut is one of Austin to-dos.

26. Hula Hut

8.8
3825 Lake Austin Blvd, Austin, TX
Mexican Restaurant · West Austin · 153 tips and reviews

Todd C.Todd Carpenter: Order the drink that comes in a fish bowl. By the time you're done drinking it, you won't remember what it's called either.

27. Hamilton Pool Rd & SH 71

Hamilton Pool Rd (at SH 71), Bee Cave, TX
Road · 1 tip

Jenni O.Jenni Ochsner: bring hiking shoes, a towel, and a swimsuit! BEAUTIFUL! Great hangout place and inexpensive :)

Barton Springs Pool is one of Austin to-dos.

28. Barton Springs Pool

9.5
2101 Barton Springs Rd (at William Barton Dr), Austin, TX
Pool · Barton Hills · 182 tips and reviews

HISTORYHISTORY: Three acres in size, the pool is fed from under ground springs and is on average 68 degrees year round. Over the years it has drawn people from all walks of life.

Maria's Taco Xpress is one of Austin to-dos.

29. Maria's Taco Xpress

8.6
2529 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX
Taco Place · South Lamar · 66 tips and reviews

SPINSPIN: The kitschy decor and bountiful serving sizes make this spot in the southwestern section of town one of Austin's best for tacos. Especially breakfast tacos.

The Salt Lick is one of Austin to-dos.

30. The Salt Lick

8.4
3350 E Palm Valley Blvd (at Harrell Pkwy), Round Rock, TX
BBQ Joint · 122 tips and reviews
Green Mesquite BBQ is one of Austin to-dos.

31. Green Mesquite BBQ

7.9
1400 Barton Springs Rd (Josephine St.), Austin, TX
BBQ Joint · Zilker · 79 tips and reviews

CheapismCheapism: If you like BBQ this is an Austin staple. Located just south of downtown. Specials include $8.99 for a three meat plate with two sides on Wednesday's and ½ chicken BBQ plate $6.99 on Thursday's. Read more.

Green Mesquite BBQ is one of Austin to-dos.

32. Green Mesquite BBQ

7.9
1400 Barton Springs Rd (Josephine St.), Austin, TX
BBQ Joint · Zilker · 79 tips and reviews

Dawn M.Dawn Mitchell: Order the baked potato with chopped beef and feel like a fatty.

Franklin Barbecue is one of Austin to-dos.

33. Franklin Barbecue

9.3
900 E 11th St (at Branch St), Austin, TX
BBQ Joint · Central East Austin · 287 tips and reviews
El Taco Rico is one of Austin to-dos.

34. El Taco Rico

810 Vargas Rd, Austin, TX
Taco Place · 6 tips and reviews
JMueller BBQ is one of Austin to-dos.

35. JMueller BBQ

1502 S 1st St (Elizabeth St.), Austin, TX
BBQ Joint · Bouldin Creek · 22 tips and reviews
Stubb's Bar-B-Q is one of Austin to-dos.

36. Stubb's Bar-B-Q

8.7
801 Red River St (at E 8th St), Austin, TX
BBQ Joint · Downtown Austin · 308 tips and reviews
Lambert's Downtown BBQ is one of Austin to-dos.

37. Lambert's Downtown BBQ

9.0
401 W 2nd St (at Guadalupe St), Austin, TX
BBQ Joint · Downtown Austin · 256 tips and reviews
Moonshine Patio Bar & Grill is one of Austin to-dos.

38. Moonshine Patio Bar & Grill

9.3
303 Red River St (at E 3rd St), Austin, TX
American Restaurant · Downtown Austin · 316 tips and reviews
Ann W. Richards Congress Avenue Bridge is one of Austin to-dos.

39. Ann W. Richards Congress Avenue Bridge

8.6
1 Congress Ave (over Colorado River), Austin, TX
Bridge · Downtown Austin · 112 tips and reviews
Lady Bird Lake Trail is one of Austin to-dos.

40. Lady Bird Lake Trail

9.6
Lady Bird Lake, Austin, TX
Trail · Old West Austin · 87 tips and reviews
Feathers Boutique is one of Austin to-dos.

41. Feathers Boutique

8.5
1700B S Congress Ave (Milton St), Austin, TX
Boutique · Bouldin Creek · 9 tips and reviews
Iron Works BBQ is one of Austin to-dos.

42. Iron Works BBQ

8.3
100 Red River St (Cesar Chavez St), Austin, TX
BBQ Joint · Downtown Austin · 168 tips and reviews
Austin Farmers Market is one of Austin to-dos.

43. Austin Farmers Market

8.7
422 Guadalupe St (at W 4th St), Austin, TX
Farmers Market · Downtown Austin · 33 tips and reviews
La Casa del Fuego is one of Austin to-dos.

44. La Casa del Fuego

402 Lavaca (at W 4th St), Austin, TX
Mexican Restaurant · Downtown Austin · 17 tips and reviews

Wendy M.Wendy Moore: tamales=perfection. tacos= way too dry.

45. The Gardener's Feast

Austin, TX
Mexican Restaurant · Downtown Austin · No tips or reviews
Uncommon Objects is one of Austin to-dos.

46. Uncommon Objects

8.9
1512 S Congress Ave (btwn Elizabeth & Monroe St.), Austin, TX
Antique Shop · Bouldin Creek · 59 tips and reviews
The Salt Lick is one of Austin to-dos.

47. The Salt Lick

9.5
18300 Farm to Market Rd 1826, Driftwood, TX
BBQ Joint · 358 tips and reviews
Fresa's Chicken al Carbon is one of Austin to-dos.

48. Fresa's Chicken al Carbon

8.8
915 N Lamar Blvd (at W 10th St), Austin, TX
Mexican Restaurant · Downtown Austin · 44 tips and reviews
La Barbecue Cuisine Texicana is one of Austin to-dos.

49. La Barbecue Cuisine Texicana

9.3
1906 E Cesar Chavez St (Chicon), Austin, TX
BBQ Joint · 139 tips and reviews