Places to go in Austin

1. Eastside Cafe

2113 Manor Rd, Austin, TX
American Restaurant · Upper Boggy Creek · 64 tips and reviews

Bon Appetit MagazineBon Appetit Magazine: The farm is literally a step from the table at this longtime favorite. Choose a spot in the garden room near the new henhouse, which provides eggs for the "yard egg" French toast.

2. House Pizzeria

5111 Airport Blvd (at E 52nd St), Austin, TX
Pizzeria · North Loop · 54 tips and reviews

Bon Appetit MagazineBon Appetit Magazine: This college town has its fill of pizza joints, but none quite like this eco-oasis. Pair a thin-crust sausage and mushroom pie with something from (512) Brewing Company, named for the city's area code

3. Texas State Capitol

112 E 11th St (at Congress Ave), Austin, TX
Capitol Building · Downtown Austin · 222 tips and reviews

HISTORYHISTORY: In one of the largest barter transactions in recorded history, the builders of the capitol were paid with over three-million acres of public land in the Texas Panhandle.

4. The Mighty Cone

1720 Barton Springs Rd (Sterzing St), Austin, TX
Food Truck · Barton Hills · 46 tips and reviews

Bon Appetit MagazineBon Appetit Magazine: Amid a collection of mobile vendors is this truck from Hudson's on the Bend, famous for local game. Don't pass up the grass-fed venison with mango-jalapeño slaw.

Uncommon Objects is one of Places to go in Austin.

5. Uncommon Objects

1602 Fortview Rd (btwn Elizabeth & Monroe St.), Austin, TX
Antique Store · South Lamar · 65 tips and reviews

Lucky MagazineLucky Magazine: The 30+ booths at this ingeniously curated antiques spot range from a carnival-inspired stand dedicated to vintage gaming paraphernalia to a cabin-like nook laden with uncommon Western collectibles. Read more.

6. How Do You Roll? 2nd Street

454 W 2nd St (San Antonio St.), Austin, TX
Sushi Restaurant · Downtown Austin · 32 tips and reviews

ThrillistThrillist: This choose-your-own-adventure sushi spot let's you first choose a seaweed or soy wrap, then up to three vegetables, followed by their choice of cooked or raw vitals and specialty sauces. Read more.

7. Star Bar

600 W 6th St (Nueces St.), Austin, TX
Bar · Downtown Austin · 33 tips and reviews

ThrillistThrillist: Order the Jameson/iced tea "Little Dipper", your Carl Sagan-esque opportunity to ask the bartender to Big-size it. Read more.

8. Kung Fu Saloon

510 Rio Grande St (at 6th St.), Austin, TX
Bar · Downtown Austin · 133 tips and reviews

ThrillistThrillist: Stats: >20 taps, serving $2 Pearl Light to Belgian man's Chimay, a menu of specialty sake bombs, pre-video games like skeeball and shuffleboard, & stand-ups like Donkey Kong & Mortal Combat. Nuff Said Read more.

9. Houndstooth Coffee

4200 N Lamar Blvd Ste 120 (at 43rd St), Austin, TX
Coffee Shop · Rosedale · 116 tips and reviews

ThrillistThrillist: This one-room, pine-finished caffeine HQ slings seasonally harvested, single-source beans from some of the nation’s most respected suppliers. Yes, they have microbrews & wine too, you lush. Read more.

10. Uchiko

4200 N Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX
Japanese Restaurant · Rosedale · 181 tips and reviews

ThrillistThrillist: This spot's got tongue-bending Japanese cuisine w/ signature makimono rolls like the "Jiiro" (smoked loch duart salmon, avocado, preserved lemon) & has one of the most impressive sake lists in town. Read more.

11. Royito's

Airstream on the corner of W. 6th & Wood St, Austin, TX
Mexican Restaurant · Downtown Austin · 2 tips and reviews

ThrillistThrillist: This silver Airstream trailer slings breakfast tacos on homemade flour tortillas, slathered in a spicy hot-sauce originally developed as a Christmas gift to GSD&M clients. Read more.

12. Wink

1014 N Lamar Blvd (W. 11th), Austin, TX
Wine Bar · Old West Austin · 40 tips and reviews

Bon Appetit MagazineBon Appetit Magazine: Compensates for its stark dining room with some of Austin's best service. Order the heirloom tomato salad, Texas Hill Country quail (roasted to perfection) and the grass-fed rib eye (a local favorite)

13. Thai Fresh

909 W Mary St (at S 5th), Austin, TX
Thai Restaurant · Bouldin Creek · 63 tips and reviews

Bon Appetit MagazineBon Appetit Magazine: Owners Jam Sanitchat and Bruce Barnes source ingredients from the area and use their own crops to turn out favorites like free-range Berkshire ham with garlic and pepper sauce.

14. Uchi

801 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX
Japanese Restaurant · Zilker · 227 tips and reviews

Bon Appetit MagazineBon Appetit Magazine: Since 2003, Uchi has received raves for avant-garde creations such as foie gras sushi with pomegranate. Bon Appétit named it one of our Top 10 Sushi Spots in the Country.

15. Flip Happy Crepes

400 Jessie St (@ Butler Road), Austin, TX
Food Truck · Bouldin Creek · 24 tips and reviews

Bon Appetit MagazineBon Appetit Magazine: Tacos aren’t the only street food in town, thanks to Nessa Higgins and Andrea Day Boykin, who flip and fold both savory and sweet crepes inside their Avion trailer.

16. The Highball

1120 S Lamar Blvd (at Treadwell St.), Austin, TX
Cocktail Bar · Zilker · 122 tips and reviews

IFCIFC: Austin: Highball Bowling is a kitsched-out 1950s bowling alley and karaoke palace. The Disco-themed karaoke room even comes with leg warmers, polyester shirts and chest hair. Fever! - IFC Staff

17. Olivia

2043 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX
New American Restaurant · Zilker · 61 tips and reviews

Bon Appetit MagazineBon Appetit Magazine: One of our Top 10 Best New Restaurants in America. Chef James Holmes gathers his culinary inspiration from (and in) his backyard vegetable garden. The lamb fries are a must-have.

18. Torchy's Tacos

4211 Spicewood Springs Rd (at Mesa Dr), Austin, TX
Taco Restaurant · 162 tips and reviews

ThrillistThrillist: Can ya stomach a Dirty Sanchez (scrambled eggs, guacamole, fried poblano chili, escabeche carrots, cheese, poblano ranch sauce)? Check in while driving through and prove it. Read more.

Mi Madre's Restaurant is one of Places to go in Austin.

19. Mi Madre's Restaurant

2201 Manor Rd (at Coleto St.), Austin, TX
Mexican Restaurant · Upper Boggy Creek · 69 tips and reviews

ThrillistThrillist: Mi Medre's your casa for cocktails like a tamarind margarita with chamoy, the Paraiso (rum, OJ, fresh orange & mango, carrot juice, fresh mint), and the tequila/grapefruit soda/sangrita Vampirito. Read more.