Wright Bros is a bar in East Austin where you can get an equally-excellent cold brew or IPA - but we predict you’ll stick around long enough to have time for both. There’s free wifi, a wraparound porch, and lots of space, so post up here when you need to get some work done on a weekend or for a group hang. The industrial setting is cool enough that it would work for a low-key date too. Just know that the food options are minimal.
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El Chilito has a few locations around Austin, and they’re all reliable spots for tacos and burritos.
Jacoby’s Restaurant & Mercantile
Jacoby’s is the kind of place people outside of Texas dream about. The food isn’t life-changing, but the huge backyard and charm make up for it.
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Elizabeth St. Café
Elizabeth St. Cafe isn’t just one of the cutest spots in Austin - it’s also one of the best places for a healthy-ish (or not) meal.
June's All Day
June’s All Day is a cool, casual cafe on South Congress we endorse for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and drinks.
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Better Half Coffee & Cocktails
This all-day cafe from the team behind Brew & Brew serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner, with a great Happy Hour and big backyard.
Buenos Aires Cafe, Este
Buenos Aires is a low-key Argentinian spot in East Austin with excellent empanadas. Use it for a casual weeknight dinner.
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