If you want to make some people happy with little effort, book a group dinner (or brunch) at Central Standard. The menu is crowd-pleasing but not boring, it's conveniently located on South Congress, and the space looks like the perfectly-decorated house of that rich uncle you don’t have.
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El Borrego de Oro
El Borrego De Oro serves a large menu of Mexican classics, like fajitas, tacos, enchiladas, and soups.
Cosmic Coffee + Beer Garden
Cosmic Coffee is a coffee shop and bar with a huge porch and backyard where you can bring your dog and eat great barbecue from Leroy and Lewis.
Sabor Tapatio is a newish Mexican food truck on the corner of Stassney and South Congress with a bunch of covered and open-air picnic tables.
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Odd Duck is an excellent Southern restaurant serving sophisticated food without any stuffiness.
Hopfields is a French-ish spot in North Campus with a great beer selection and one of our favorite burgers in Austin.
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