Eating alone? Here are the best places in Austin to do it.
February 13, 2023
South CongressSouth Austin
This all-day cafe in Clarksville serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner, with a great Happy Hour and a massive patio.
August 7, 2023
Austin Land & Cattle—better known as ALC Steaks—is a locally owned steakhouse at 11th and Lamar serving Texas-sourced cuts of beef.
June 29, 2023
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Nickel City is a Buffalo-themed bar on East 11th with cocktails, frozen Irish coffees, and Coney Island hot dogs.
April 20, 2023
The Little Darlin’ in South Austin is a great place to unwind or spend a chill Sunday afternoon on the picnic tables.
March 22, 2023
Counter Cafe is an old school-style diner in East Austin open for breakfast and lunch.
March 6, 2023
Kelly’s Irish Pub in South Austin serves Guinness and classic pub food, like burgers, fish & chips, toasties, and shepherd’s pie.
February 2, 2023
The best thing to do at North Austin restaurant Tomodachi is to order anything and everything off of the specials board.
January 31, 2023
Neighborhood Sushi is a more than just a spot to visit when you can't get into Otoko across the street—it's worth a trip of its own.
Austin-Bergstrom International Airport
Haymaker is a popular sit-down spot at the Austin airport with burgers, sandwiches, and a full bar.
December 14, 2022
Bufalina Due serves delicious Neapolitan pizzas and natural wine in Brentwood.
December 11, 2022
Wingzup looks kind of like a generic sports bar from the outside, but they serve some of the best chicken wings in Austin.
December 7, 2022
Pecan Square Cafe is a restaurant in Clarksville that has a thing for California.
November 29, 2022
Suerte is an upscale Mexican spot on East Sixth with a buzzy dining room and excellent tortillas.
November 23, 2022
South CongressSouth AustinTravis Heights
Maie Day is a semi-casual chophouse at the South Congress Hotel.
September 29, 2022
Second Bar + Kitchen serves up pizzas, burgers, and cocktails at the East Austin Hotel.
September 20, 2022
The Tavern is an historic two-story pub near 12th and Lamar with dozens of TVs and great bar food.
September 7, 2022
This dive bar on Dirty 6th has one of our favorite burgers in the city.
August 29, 2022
Billy’s On Burnet has lots of beer, plenty of TVs constantly playing sports, and a great burger. It’s a Packers bar.
August 19, 2022
Vince Young Steakhouse is a fairly nice steakhouse in Downtown Austin owned by former Longhorn and NFL quarterback, Vince Young.
August 4, 2022
North Shoal CreekCentral Austin
Bartlett’s is a classic steakhouse/New American restaurant in North Shoal Creek.
August 2, 2022
Ah Sing Den is a cocktail bar on East Sixth that’s named after a famous London opium den. Come here for cocktails, or to eat Asian bar food until late.
June 14, 2022
Travis HeightsSouth CongressSouth Austin
At the Hotel Magdalena in South Austin is the new pool bar Magdalena Bar with natural wine, beer, and frozen cocktails.
May 20, 2022
Odd Duck is an excellent farm-to-table restaurant serving sophisticated food without any stuffiness.
DK Sushi on South 1st Street has sushi and Korean dishes.
October 26, 2020