2013 Austin Chronicle 'Best of Austin' Food Awards
Lenoir is one of 2013 Austin Chronicle 'Best of Austin' Food Awards.

1. Lenoir

8.6
1807 S 1st St, Austin, TX
Restaurante de nueva cocina americana · Bouldin Creek · 38 tips y reseñas

Austin ChronicleAustin Chronicle: French technique, exotic ingredients, a judicious use of spice and heat, and strong Southeast Asian and Northern African influences on the three-course prix fixe menu distinguish this upscale option. Leer más.

Blue Dahlia Bistro is one of 2013 Austin Chronicle 'Best of Austin' Food Awards.

2. Blue Dahlia Bistro

9.1
1115 E 11th St, Austin, TX
Café · Central East Austin · 126 tips y reseñas

Austin ChronicleAustin Chronicle: An early component of the East 11th Street renaissance, this is a restful, reliable spot for French-inspired snacks and light meals. The luscious, open-faced tartines are highly recommended. Leer más.

East Side King is one of 2013 Austin Chronicle 'Best of Austin' Food Awards.

3. East Side King

2538 Guadalupe St (at Hole in the Wall), Austin, TX
Restaurante asiático · West University · 52 tips y reseñas

Austin ChronicleAustin Chronicle: ESK's home on the Drag features trailer favorites like Poor Qui’s pork belly buns and beet fries. Creative and unique, fresh and flavorful, and located in one of the best funky watering holes around.

East Side King is one of 2013 Austin Chronicle 'Best of Austin' Food Awards.

4. East Side King

9.0
1618 1/2 E 6th St, Austin, TX
Carrito de comida · 81 tips y reseñas

Austin ChronicleAustin Chronicle: This trailer, on the back patio at Liberty, is an Asian fusion treasure. The gourmet yet budget-friendly menu includes the Poor Qui’s Buns and Fried Brussels Sprout Salad. We bow to the beet fries.

East Side King (at the Grackle) is one of 2013 Austin Chronicle 'Best of Austin' Food Awards.

5. East Side King (at the Grackle)

1700 E 6th St (at Chalmers Ave), Austin, TX
Carrito de comida · 12 tips y reseñas

Austin ChronicleAustin Chronicle: This trailer, on site at the Grackle Bar, is an Asian fusion treasure. The gourmet yet budget-friendly menu includes a fried beef tongue sandwich and Broccoli Pops glazed with sweet chili miso.

Antonelli's Cheese Shop is one of 2013 Austin Chronicle 'Best of Austin' Food Awards.

6. Antonelli's Cheese Shop

9.1
4220 Duval St, Austin, TX
Tienda de quesos · Hancock · 16 tips y reseñas

Austin ChronicleAustin Chronicle: We love this intimate neighborhood shop, where curious patrons can taste everything, ask a million questions, and have divine cheese selections cut to order by the expert and devoted staff. Leer más.

Sway Thai is one of 2013 Austin Chronicle 'Best of Austin' Food Awards.

7. Sway Thai

9.2
1417 S 1st St, Austin, TX
Restaurante tailandés · Bouldin Creek · 142 tips y reseñas

Austin ChronicleAustin Chronicle: The Thai-based menu offers the ideal platform for innovation at this South First hot boîte. The food is divine – and often quite spicy – and we especially love the simple but stunning peanut curry. Leer más.

Uchiko is one of 2013 Austin Chronicle 'Best of Austin' Food Awards.

8. Uchiko

9.5
4200 N Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX
Restaurante japonés · Rosedale · 174 tips y reseñas

Austin ChronicleAustin Chronicle: A trip to Uchiko is a treat for the senses, with creative flavor pairings in dishes like rosemary-smoked duck with candied citrus or pork-belly-and-egg sushi. Decor is almost too beautiful to look at. Leer más.

Tiff's Treats is one of 2013 Austin Chronicle 'Best of Austin' Food Awards.

9. Tiff's Treats

8.7
1806 Nueces St (MLK), Austin, TX
Confitería · Downtown Austin · 22 tips y reseñas

Austin ChronicleAustin Chronicle: Spread the love with these homemade, fresh-from-the-oven cookies and brownies. Order treats for yourself or a loved one and have them hand-delivered – your sweet tooth will be more than satisfied.

Chuy's is one of 2013 Austin Chronicle 'Best of Austin' Food Awards.

10. Chuy's

9.1
1728 Barton Springs Rd (Sterzing St.), Austin, TX
Restaurante mexicano · Zilker · 176 tips y reseñas

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.

Houndstooth Coffee is one of 2013 Austin Chronicle 'Best of Austin' Food Awards.

11. Houndstooth Coffee

9.1
401 Congress Ave (at 4th St), Austin, TX
Cafetería · Downtown Austin · 119 tips y reseñas

Austin ChronicleAustin Chronicle: This coffee shop comes well supplied with addictive Cuvée and Tweed coffee beans as well as baristas that pour out the tastiest and most gorgeous rosettas in the city.

Kerbey Lane Café is one of 2013 Austin Chronicle 'Best of Austin' Food Awards.

12. Kerbey Lane Café

9.2
3704 Kerbey Ln, Austin, TX
Cafetería · Rosedale · 134 tips y reseñas

Austin ChronicleAustin Chronicle: Locavore before it was cool, this quintessential Austin diner serves fresh and delicious grub and embraces all that is our quirky community. Great things can happen over a bowl of Kerbey Queso at 4am. Leer más.

Tacodeli is one of 2013 Austin Chronicle 'Best of Austin' Food Awards.

13. Tacodeli

9.4
1500B Spyglass Dr (at Barton Skyway), Austin, TX
Local de tacos · Bartons Bluff-Spyglass · 140 tips y reseñas

Austin ChronicleAustin Chronicle: People get religious about the extra-hot Dona sauce, for good reason: It's just that delicious. Don't overlook the handmade mole, and the brisket Tacoloco may be the best four bucks you ever spent.

Tacodeli is one of 2013 Austin Chronicle 'Best of Austin' Food Awards.

14. Tacodeli

9.1
4200 N Lamar Blvd (42nd St.), Austin, TX
Local de tacos · Rosedale · 127 tips y reseñas

Austin ChronicleAustin Chronicle: Tacodeli: Where mashed potatoes meet the breakfast taco and make happy nom-nom sounds in our belly. The salsa bar's a nice touch, but we only have eyes for the Dona sauce, that fiery minx.

Counter Culture is one of 2013 Austin Chronicle 'Best of Austin' Food Awards.

15. Counter Culture

8.4
2337 E Cesar Chavez St (Clara), Austin, TX
Restaurante vegetariano/vegano · 34 tips y reseñas

Austin ChronicleAustin Chronicle: The mission here is vegan comfort food made from scratch with gluten-free, raw, soy-free, and oil-free diets in mind. Try the Pesto Rawviolis or the Tempeh Reuben.

Bouldin Creek Café is one of 2013 Austin Chronicle 'Best of Austin' Food Awards.

16. Bouldin Creek Café

9.3
1900 S 1st St (at W. Mary St.), Austin, TX
Restaurante vegetariano/vegano · Bouldin Creek · 225 tips y reseñas

Austin ChronicleAustin Chronicle: The chill vegan/vegetarian/cyclist-proud vibe isn't the only drawing card here. From a tofu scramble to the Renedict, a reimagined eggs Benedict, the breakfast menu is outstanding. Leer más.

Torchy's Tacos is one of 2013 Austin Chronicle 'Best of Austin' Food Awards.

17. Torchy's Tacos

9.5
1311 S 1st St (btwn Elizabeth St W & Gibson St W), Austin, TX
Carrito de comida · Bouldin Creek · 218 tips y reseñas

Austin ChronicleAustin Chronicle: The original Torchy's Taco Trailer is both a destination and a landmark. Fabulous, enormous tacos filled with inventive and excellent "Texican" filling combinations, with shady outdoor seating. Leer más.

18. Amy's Ice Creams

9.3
3500 Guadalupe St (Maiden Ln.), Austin, TX
Heladería · West University · 58 tips y reseñas

Austin ChronicleAustin Chronicle: With rotating flavors like maple bacon and mint ice cream sandwich, there's a new dairy dilemma every day. Hooch-lovin’ grownups will love pairings with the likes of Tito’s Vodka and Jester King.

Franklin Barbecue is one of 2013 Austin Chronicle 'Best of Austin' Food Awards.

19. Franklin Barbecue

9.3
900 E 11th St (at Branch St), Austin, TX
Parrilla · Central East Austin · 324 tips y reseñas

Austin ChronicleAustin Chronicle: You'd better circle the wagons early if you want to snag some of Franklin's world-famous brisket. It has a smoky and spicy bark, a deep smoke ring, and is exceedingly moist and tender. Perfection. Leer más.

Home Slice Pizza is one of 2013 Austin Chronicle 'Best of Austin' Food Awards.

20. Home Slice Pizza

9.5
1415 S Congress Ave (Gibson St. E), Austin, TX
Pizzería · 308 tips y reseñas

Austin ChronicleAustin Chronicle: From the moment Home Slice opened its doors, it's been packed – and for good reason. Genuine New York-style pizza made in an independent neighborhood pizzeria, by folks who know how it's done. Leer más.

Ramen Tatsu-ya is one of 2013 Austin Chronicle 'Best of Austin' Food Awards.

21. Ramen Tatsu-ya

9.3
8557 Research Blvd, #126 (Research & Fairfield), Austin, TX
Restaurante de ramen · North Austin · 185 tips y reseñas

Austin ChronicleAustin Chronicle: Yes, the ramen is authentic and delicious, but it’s the spicy edamame tossed with citrus, fresh jalapeños, shichimi spice, and sea salt we're obsessed with. End your meal with the green tea mochi ice. Leer más.

Hopdoddy Burger Bar is one of 2013 Austin Chronicle 'Best of Austin' Food Awards.

22. Hopdoddy Burger Bar

9.5
1400 S Congress Ave (btwn Gibson & Elizabeth), Austin, TX
Hamburguesería · Bouldin Creek · 418 tips y reseñas

Austin ChronicleAustin Chronicle: An exemplary burger lineup in the $5 to $9 range. The line – regularly out the door – moves fast, and we’d do murder just to get our hands on the Caramel & Sea Salt milkshake. Leer más.

Hopdoddy Burger Bar is one of 2013 Austin Chronicle 'Best of Austin' Food Awards.

23. Hopdoddy Burger Bar

9.1
2438 Anderson Ln. A (Burnet), Austin, TX
Hamburguesería · North Shoal Creek · 194 tips y reseñas

Austin ChronicleAustin Chronicle: An exemplary burger lineup in the $5 to $9 range. This outpost can’t shake the strip-mall vibe, but location doesn’t make the matchstick fries any less delicious. The chili cheese sauce is addictive.

Uchi is one of 2013 Austin Chronicle 'Best of Austin' Food Awards.

24. Uchi

9.4
801 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX
Restaurante japonés · Zilker · 195 tips y reseñas

Austin ChronicleAustin Chronicle: When executive chef and owner Tyson Cole first opened shop in 2003, Uchi instantly became both a sushi and a fine-dining game changer. Quality and craft still out of this world. Reservations a must.

The Salt Lick is one of 2013 Austin Chronicle 'Best of Austin' Food Awards.

25. The Salt Lick

9.5
18300 Farm to Market Rd 1826, Driftwood, TX
Parrilla · 387 tips y reseñas

Austin ChronicleAustin Chronicle: This barbecue destination spot continues to serve up some of the best vittles around these parts in a beautiful woodland setting. Still BYOB.

The Vegan Yacht is one of 2013 Austin Chronicle 'Best of Austin' Food Awards.

26. The Vegan Yacht

1600 E 6th St (Chalmers St.), Austin, TX
Restaurante vegetariano/vegano · Central East Austin · 16 tips y reseñas

Austin ChronicleAustin Chronicle: Smoosh a traditional frito pie into a giant tortilla, grill it, wrap it, and serve with a little cup of Cholula hot sauce. Voilà, you’ve got the Vegan Yacht’s delicious Freeto Burrito.

Counter Cafe is one of 2013 Austin Chronicle 'Best of Austin' Food Awards.

27. Counter Cafe

8.5
626 N Lamar Blvd (btw 6th & 7th), Austin, TX
Cafetería · Old West Austin · 84 tips y reseñas

Austin ChronicleAustin Chronicle: This tiny spot offers excellent crab cakes, quail, and hanger steak alongside more typical diner fare. The Counter Benedict with pastrami and grilled pimento cheese sandwiches are standouts. Leer más.

Hyde Park Bar & Grill is one of 2013 Austin Chronicle 'Best of Austin' Food Awards.

28. Hyde Park Bar & Grill

8.5
4206 Duval St, Austin, TX
Restaurante americano · Hancock · 88 tips y reseñas

Austin ChronicleAustin Chronicle: This neighborhood favorite at the fork in the road serves perfect meat-and-two-veg standards, like their pan-roasted chicken with green beans. The batter-dipped french fries are justifiably famous.

Taco-Mex is one of 2013 Austin Chronicle 'Best of Austin' Food Awards.

29. Taco-Mex

7.8
2613 Manor Rd (Stafford St.), Austin, TX
Local de tacos · Upper Boggy Creek · 20 tips y reseñas

Austin ChronicleAustin Chronicle: At Taco-Mex's (should be patented) taco window, you put a li'l money in, hot tacos come out, you cover them with salsa, and you stuff them in your mouth. That's all there is, that's all you need.

Pars Deli is one of 2013 Austin Chronicle 'Best of Austin' Food Awards.

30. Pars Deli

8.3
8820 Burnet Rd, Austin, TX
Restaurante mediterráneo · North Shoal Creek · 24 tips y reseñas

Austin ChronicleAustin Chronicle: This is refined, amazingly complex, and authentic Persian food that tastes like it came from a favorite grandmother's table. Don't miss the spinach pie and lamb shanks.

Go Go Gourmet is one of 2013 Austin Chronicle 'Best of Austin' Food Awards.

31. Go Go Gourmet

7.4
Austin, TX
Delicatessen/Tienda de comestibles · North University · 3 tips y reseñas

Austin ChronicleAustin Chronicle: Longhorn lunchers and neighborhood noshers alike know what fun it is to watch Craig and his son Edgar sling the best casseroles, lasagnas, to-die-for salads, entrées, and desserts for every diet.

Foreign & Domestic is one of 2013 Austin Chronicle 'Best of Austin' Food Awards.

32. Foreign & Domestic

8.3
306 E 53rd St, Austin, TX
Restaurante americano · North Loop · 76 tips y reseñas

Austin ChronicleAustin Chronicle: Reasonably priced and informal but still very fine dining, indeed. Rising star Ned Elliott’s seasonal menu is spare but stunning, with each well-conceived plate coming together in delicious harmony. Leer más.

Velveteen Coffee House is one of 2013 Austin Chronicle 'Best of Austin' Food Awards.

33. Velveteen Coffee House

2512 Rio Grande St (26th at Rio Grande), Austin, TX
Café · West University · 6 tips y reseñas

Austin ChronicleAustin Chronicle: You might not expect to find a real coffeehouse in a food trailer, but with Texas Coffee Traders organic fair trade brew, board games, and daily specials, we feel comfy and cuddly here.

Lick Ice Creams is one of 2013 Austin Chronicle 'Best of Austin' Food Awards.

34. Lick Ice Creams

9.3
1100 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX
Heladería · Zilker · 171 tips y reseñas

Austin ChronicleAustin Chronicle: Lick not only sources milk, cream, and eggs locally but also the fruits, vegetables, and herbs used to create their distinctive flavors, including Caramel Salt Lick and Roasted Beets & Fresh Mint.

Guac and Roll is one of 2013 Austin Chronicle 'Best of Austin' Food Awards.

35. Guac and Roll

7.8
Austin, TX
Carrito de comida · Rosedale · 4 tips y reseñas

Austin ChronicleAustin Chronicle: This bright chartreuse truck with a spiky black Mohawk offers vegetarian and clean-eating diners an assortment of made-to-order guacs, as well as tamales, granitas, and other punk rock delights.

The Goodnight is one of 2013 Austin Chronicle 'Best of Austin' Food Awards.

36. The Goodnight

7.5
2700 W Anderson Ln #101 (W. Anderson Ln & Burnet Rd.), Austin, TX
Bar · North Shoal Creek · 57 tips y reseñas

Austin ChronicleAustin Chronicle: The Goodnight guarantees that you and your boo will feel right at home with drink specials, fancy pizzas, games, and a truffle oil Five Cheese Mac that will make your intended weak at the knees.

Taquerias Arandinas is one of 2013 Austin Chronicle 'Best of Austin' Food Awards.

37. Taquerias Arandinas

7.9
700 W William Cannon Dr (at S 1st St), Austin, TX
Restaurante mexicano · 11 tips y reseñas

Austin ChronicleAustin Chronicle: In addition to supplying South Austin with authentic corn tortillas, Taqueria Arandinas balances the concerns of both stomach and pocketbook when serving up their mouthwatering fajitas.

Korea House is one of 2013 Austin Chronicle 'Best of Austin' Food Awards.

38. Korea House

8.4
2700 W Anderson Ln (Village Shopping Center), Austin, TX
Restaurante coreano · North Shoal Creek · 52 tips y reseñas

Austin ChronicleAustin Chronicle: Korea House makes some magic happen: Take a look at their delightfully distracting appetizer menu and try the mesmerizing mandu gui or the hypnotizing haemul pajun.

Snap Kitchen is one of 2013 Austin Chronicle 'Best of Austin' Food Awards.

39. Snap Kitchen

8.6
4616 Triangle Ave Ste 200 (at N Lamar St), Austin, TX
Restaurante libre de gluten · 22 tips y reseñas

Austin ChronicleAustin Chronicle: Snap Kitchen serves up some fine butter-free, premade meals, and it’s damn good food. Try the Bison Quinoa Hash or the Chicken and Butternut Squash if you don’t believe us.

Rancho Rio Eatery is one of 2013 Austin Chronicle 'Best of Austin' Food Awards.

40. Rancho Rio Eatery

7.6
26th Street (Rio Grande Street), Austin, TX
Carrito de comida · West University · 1 tip

Austin ChronicleAustin Chronicle: Amenable hours and plentiful seating make this food truck collective the perfect spot for between-class munchies in the undergrad haven of West Campus.