It’s best not to get too attached to any food trucks on Rainey Street. Sometimes they’re gone after a week, sometimes they have incredibly long lines, and sometimes the whole trailer park gets replaced with a 20-story condo building. Tommy Want Wingy seems to be holding its ground at Lustre Pearl, though, and the wings and all their sauce options will please just about anyone.
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Salvation Pizza on Rainey Street is your best bet for a place to sit down with a big group and watch whatever big game is on, all while eating pizza.
Little Brother is a tiny spot on Rainey with just a few bar stools - head here for a cocktail or a coffee depending on the time of day.
Javelina is a bar and Tex- Mex spot on Rainey Street that serves food until 1:30am and has a big patio great for day drinking.
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Nervous Charlie's in North Austin is one of the only places you can get a really solid bagel.
Salt & Time
Salt + Time is a butcher shop and restaurant hybrid on the East Side - and they do both exceptionally well.
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