Kerbey Lane Café is one of The 15 Best Places for Cheese in Austin.

1. Kerbey Lane Café

8.8
2606 Guadalupe St (26th St.), Austin, TX
Breakfast Spot · West University · 199 tips and reviews

Bill G.Bill Gryta: Great pancakes and queso! The wait can be a little long due to the college crowd, but the staff is friendly and the food is at a pretty good price too. Get the Kerbey Queso! (3 of 4 petals via Fondu) Read more.

Social N.Social News Network: While known for their amazing Kerbey Queso, the chicken fajita salad is awesome. It’s very fresh and filling. Avoid going in on the weekends between midnight and 3am because there will be a wait.

StephanieStephanie: Get the queso. Best queso I've had. Perfect right before pigging out on pancakes and bacon.

Torchy's Tacos is one of The 15 Best Places for Cheese in Austin.

2. Torchy's Tacos

9.5
1311 S 1st St (btwn Elizabeth St W & Gibson St W), Austin, TX
Food Truck · Bouldin Creek · 219 tips and reviews

Robert R.Robert Rowe: ...awesome selection of Damn Good Tacos! Personal favorite is Ranch Hand (beef fajita over scrambled eggs and cheese on top with some spicy Diablo sauce). Check More Info for other locations... Read more.

Brian H.Brian Herschaft: Missionary Style- Green chili pork. (From the secret menu) Carnitas, pickled onions, guacamole, jack cheese and cilantro, chipotle sauce - two-tortilla tandem. Ask by name as it's not on the menu!

Victoria U.Victoria U.: The queso was delicious and of course all of the tacos. You can't go wrong here, just throw a dart at the menu and enjoy (but also wash it down with Mexican coke!)

Kerbey Lane Cafe is one of The 15 Best Places for Cheese in Austin.

3. Kerbey Lane Cafe

8.9
3003 S Lamar Blvd (Manchaca Rd.), Austin, TX
Breakfast Spot · South Lamar · 162 tips and reviews

John W.John Whitelock: Pancakes, pancakes, queso w/guac, bisccuits and gravy, and migas and beer amongst others.

Adam S.Adam Stallman: An Austin staple. Diverse menu. Breakfast served around the clock. Be sure to check out there items on the seasonal menu. Also be sure to try the Kirby queso! It is some of the best queso in Austin.

Katy T.Katy Thompson: The new spring menu has winners in the banana nut pancakes (switch out the pancakes on your breakfast platter for these) AND the crab mac n cheese Benedict.

Easy Tiger is one of The 15 Best Places for Cheese in Austin.

4. Easy Tiger

9.4
709 E 6th St, Austin, TX
Bar · Downtown Austin · 279 tips and reviews

Leslie H.Leslie Hammersmith: Stopped in for morning treat and picked up a turkey & cheese turnover, a pretzel and a large coffee. Turnover was light and flaky and the pretzel was awesome! Coffee was good, too.

Jenn N.Jenn Nolen: Beer, sausages, pretzel, beer cheese, house chex mex, bread, patio

Jaimie Yurie L.Jaimie Yurie Lee: Came here for brunch and was blown away. If you want something different try the Italian beef. It's a perfect balance of pickled veggies, cheese and beef. Never tried anything like it. I'm in love.

Lambert's Downtown BBQ is one of The 15 Best Places for Cheese in Austin.

5. Lambert's Downtown BBQ

9.0
401 W 2nd St (at Guadalupe St), Austin, TX
BBQ Joint · Downtown Austin · 284 tips and reviews

Austin American-StatesmanAustin American-Statesman: Happy Hour treats (from 5-7): Spicy Deviled Eggs, Roasted Green Chili Queso, Crispy Wild Boar Ribs, Fried Jumbo Shrimp, Achiote Seared Chickpeas, Charcuteries and Cheeses, Broiled Oysters. Read more.

Lisa K.Lisa Kim: maple crusted ribeye was amazing. fantastic sides (mac & cheese, collard greens, buttery mashed potatoes). friendly, knowledgable staff.

Corey T.Corey Thrash: Really great service! Short rib was spectacular, collard greens amazing, Mac and cheese as you please!! Great experience!

Torchy's Tacos is one of The 15 Best Places for Cheese in Austin.

6. Torchy's Tacos

9.3
2809 S 1st St (at El Paso St), Austin, TX
Taco Place · 153 tips and reviews

Lauren S.Lauren Scire: Trailer park on flour and chips and queso! They have the best queso ever! And their poblano ranch-yummm!

KrisanaKrisana: Green chili pork tacos and the queso are aaamazing

Honey R.Honey Ryder: The chip & queso are the best in town. My favorite taco is the Baja shrimp, omg it's heaven on a tortilla!

Moonshine Patio Bar & Grill is one of The 15 Best Places for Cheese in Austin.

7. Moonshine Patio Bar & Grill

9.3
303 Red River St (at E 3rd St), Austin, TX
American Restaurant · Downtown Austin · 336 tips and reviews

Carla Y.Carla Young: All of the appetizers are awesome, including the garlic bulbs, homemade potato chips and brie & toast. Mojitos are awesome. Lot's of vegetarian choices. Yum!

Marcy B.Marcy Barlow-Hoover: the smoked half chicken in Dr. Pepper BBQ sauce is to die for! Try it with the baked mac and cheese - yummy!

Erika L.Erika Loya: The Ribs, Meatloaf, Chicken Tender Salad, Jalapeno Hanger Steak, Mac n Cheese, Green Chilie Grits, Bacon Cheese Dip, Bread Pudding, w/ Blind Mules & Ruby Red's. Everything Was beyond Amazing Perfect

Hopdoddy Burger Bar is one of The 15 Best Places for Cheese in Austin.

8. Hopdoddy Burger Bar

9.5
1400 S Congress Ave (btwn Gibson & Elizabeth), Austin, TX
Burger Joint · Bouldin Creek · 421 tips and reviews

Olivia P.Olivia Paniagua: The table up front + the classic cheese + fries + Oreo shake.... Best Hopdoddy meal!!

956foodie956foodie: La bandita burger on gluten free bread and Parmesan truffle fries ... Spectacular 👌 Have also tried the Greek... Amazing as well!

Dianey S.Dianey Sandoval: Get the llano poblano... And the parm truffle fries!! Trust me it's good, bacon jack cheese and angus beef....

Chuy's is one of The 15 Best Places for Cheese in Austin.

9. Chuy's

9.1
1728 Barton Springs Rd (Sterzing St.), Austin, TX
Mexican Restaurant · Zilker · 176 tips and reviews

karlthepagan ۞.karlthepagan ۞: Boom Boom Sauce is a great spicy vegetarian queso.

Kristen P.Kristen Pulido: The pico de gallo and queso are super amazing! Must try!

Austin ChronicleAustin Chronicle: With hubcaps, colored lights, and a velvet Elvis, this is Austin-style Tex-Mex at its tacky, funky best. It's almost always busy, but the creamy queso and chips is worth the wait.

Kerbey Lane Café is one of The 15 Best Places for Cheese in Austin.

10. Kerbey Lane Café

9.2
3704 Kerbey Ln, Austin, TX
Diner · Rosedale · 134 tips and reviews

Max M.Max Miner: Get yourself the Paris Texas Platter and be sure to get queso with those migas!

Social N.Social News Network: I love this original Kerbey Lane location! It is much more low key and enjoyable. They have amazing pancakes, queso and sweet potato fries!

The Tastes that Make the CityThe Tastes that Make the City: The Kerby queso is the best cheese in Austin, which is why it’s on our list of The Tastes That Make the City: Austin. Read more.

Kerbey Lane Cafe is one of The 15 Best Places for Cheese in Austin.

11. Kerbey Lane Cafe

8.9
4301 W William Cannon Dr (Brush Country), Austin, TX
Café · Oak Hill · 105 tips and reviews

Erica W.Erica Wood: the cowboy queso is the best!

Nicole D.Nicole Dumboski: The queso and vegetarian dishes are a must have.

Shaun M.Shaun Mauro: Vegan queso, vegan breakfast platter and hippy burger are awesome.

Magnolia Cafe South is one of The 15 Best Places for Cheese in Austin.

12. Magnolia Cafe South

9.0
1920 S Congress Ave (at E. Mary St.), Austin, TX
Diner · Bouldin Creek · 267 tips and reviews

Firas S.Firas Steitiyeh: Try the cheddar turkey omelette, it's insanely delicious! Pancakes are okay, not exceptional!

Sascha E.Sascha Endlicher, M.A.: The Queso is delicious, and so are the BBQ Chicken Enchiladas (they come with Queso too).

Lesley R.Lesley Robinson: LOVE the Love Migas! Eggs scrambled in spicy LOVE butter (fresh garlic and serrano) with tomato, onion, bell pepper, tortilla chips, and jack cheese. Seriously, THE best breakfast I have ever had!

Matt's El Rancho is one of The 15 Best Places for Cheese in Austin.

13. Matt's El Rancho

8.7
2613 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX
Tex-Mex Restaurant · South Lamar · 128 tips and reviews

Jenny B.Jenny Buttler: Bob Armstrong queso dip is a MUST... Sooo good!

aaron h.aaron haley: Order a large bob!! Best queso in town!

Ramona C.Ramona Cruz-Peters: The Queso is a must, and the fajitas are awesome.

Black Sheep Lodge is one of The 15 Best Places for Cheese in Austin.

14. Black Sheep Lodge

8.8
2108 S Lamar Blvd (at Kinney Ave.), Austin, TX
Sports Bar · Zilker · 146 tips and reviews

Jeff H.Jeff Hewgley: Get the Buffalo Burger with sweet potato fries. Beef seasoned with buffalo wing sauce and topped with fresh bleu cheese. THE best burger in town! Full bar and lots of TV's too.

Barbara S.Barbara Siller: Their Beef Philly Cheese steak with Queso on top is the best!

Bill 'Victory' C.Bill 'Victory' Covaleski: Usually a Victory beer on tap. Now it is Hop Wallop, awesome with Green Chili Queso here.

Gourmands Neighborhood Pub is one of The 15 Best Places for Cheese in Austin.

15. Gourmands Neighborhood Pub

9.0
2316 Webberville Rd (E. 7th St.), Austin, TX
Pub · Central East Austin · 80 tips and reviews

ThrillistThrillist: In tune with their gluttonous name, each of their flat-top-grilled "FAT" 'wiches clocks in at roughly a 1/2lb. We go for the Royal with Brie (roast beef, sprouts, spicy Creole mustard, marble rye). Read more.

Hannah G.Hannah Gayle: Best broccoli cheese soup I've ever had! It's velvety and rich with big chunks of fresh tasting broccoli, not those little green floaties like at other places. And it's served in a bread bowl!

Debbie M.Debbie M. Vok: Best broc beer cheese soup I have EVER had. The staff, owners, cooks are all awesome sweet people.