Hidden under a bunch of trees in front of some train tracks on a side street, you’d probably never know Yellow Jacket Social Club was here. This divey spot isn’t just a great place for a low-key hang in the shade - they serve a surprisingly great brunch, with out-of-this-world shrimp and grits. Get the frozen mimosas if you’re looking to start the day off right.
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Rosarito Tacos & Ceviche
Rosarito sells ceviche, tostadas, and fish bowls out of a food truck in East Austin.
The Liberty on East Sixth is half-dive bar, half-beer garden with an East Side King food truck parked out back.
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ADP’s sandwiches, hush puppies, and tacos are great. But they’re even better over a beer at The Wheel next door.
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Gourdough’s Public House
Towers of beer, sweet and savory funnel cakes, and a big bar. What more do you want?
Cenote is one of our go-tos for any great, casual meal on the East Side. Come for brunch, or if you have some work to get done on a weekend.
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Radio Coffee & Beer
Radio is a hybrid coffee shop and beer garden in South Austin, with a Veracruz All Natural truck conveniently parked out back.
Lazarus Brewing Company
For a casual beer and some tacos outside in East Austin, head to the patio at Lazarus.
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