The food trailer parks are constantly changing on Rainey Street, but we’re pretty excited about Happy Lobster holding down a spot there on the weekends. You can get a seriously great lobster roll with spicy mayo and giardiniera peppers, and while lobster rolls tend to be filling, you’ll also want to save room for the fried lobster mac and cheese bites that taste as good as they sound.
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Icenhauer's is where to go on Rainey Street for strong drinks, multiple options for outdoor seating, and their Super Soul Sunday dance parties.
Lucille has one of the largest backyards on Rainey Street and two separate bars, all of which make it a good spot for big groups and impatient people.
The Bar At Hotel Van Zandt
The Bar at Hotel Van Zandt is located on the pool deck, so come here for a quite nightcap or to drink with your feet in the water.
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Rosarito Tacos & Ceviche
Rosarito sells ceviche, tostadas, and fish bowls out of a food truck in East Austin.
Huckleberry is a trailer parked outside of Circle Brewing Company. Their menu highlights ingredients from local farms and the Gulf Coast.
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G’Raj Mahal is easily some of Austin’s best Indian food, and our favorite place to eat on Rainey Street.
Banger’s Sausage House & Beer Garden
For casual group dinners or day drinking sessions, Banger’s on Rainey Street has you covered with beer, sausages, and lots of outdoor seating.
Lustre Pearl has one of the bigger footprints on Rainey Street, with multiple levels and bars inside.
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