1. The Common Interest Karaoke Bar & Grill
CultureMap Austin: Jello shots are only $1.99! Try them and then sing. They're shaped like syringes, so you can pretend you're in Aerosmith.
2. Cherrywood Coffeehouse
CultureMap Austin: If you're here for that fabulous meal called "brunch," then the shrimp 'n grits special is a cultivated choice. If you aren't here for brunch, then... come back!
3. Torchy's Tacos
CultureMap Austin: Even if you've been in here ten dozen times, always, always, ALWAYS check out the Taco of the Month. If it doesn't sound appetizing, settle for a Brushfire or Democrat instead, you communist.
4. Trudy's Texas Star
CultureMap Austin: Here are the basics: Mexican martini. Stuffed Avocado. Enchiladas are good. Don't plan on splitting your checks.
5. Kerbey Lane Café
CultureMap Austin: The renowned Kirby queso is a great way to get your meal started, but the migas tacos with salsa verde make for a filling meal. Together, they're staples of the Austinite's diet.
6. Roaring Fork
CultureMap Austin: We highly recommend the Big Ass Burger, unless you're too embarrassed to order a burger with a ridiculous name like that.
7. Pho Saigon
Angie Lee: Really is the best place for pho in austin! ^.^
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