Leaf is where you go for actually-good salads downtown. The line is consistently long, the price adds up quickly, and the staff will probably rush you, but stay focused - the salads are worth the stress. If you want something less leafy, they also have sandwiches and soups.
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Aussie’s Grill and Beach Bar
Aussie’s off Barton Springs is one of the best places to hang out in the sun, there are people playing volleyball, drinks, and food.
Le Politique in Downtown Austin is a place to see, be seen, and eat some great French food.
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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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