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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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.
Get the best pizza in Austin from this food truck in the back of a craft beer bar on Rainey Street.
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Carpenters Hall is the restaurant in the new Carpenter Hotel near Zilker Park, and it’s open all day with a patio and small plates.
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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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