This South Side coffee shop has a large porch and backyard complete with nighttime fire pits, and is home to some of the city’s best food trucks, including Pueblo Viejo for tacos and Leroy & Lewis, a super non-traditional barbecue truck that we really like. Between their beer, coffee, wine, and cocktail selection, you can basically drink here for the entire day, and as if this place couldn’t get any more utopian, dogs are allowed both inside and outside.
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When you want a late-night karaoke spot with a crowd that stays high energy all night, head to Ego's on South Congress.
Habana Restaurant & Bar
Habana Restaurant offers Cuban and Caribbean food out of a large space on South Congress, complete with outdoor cabanas.
Joann’s Fine Foods
Joann’s Fine Foods is an all day spot in the lobby of the Austin Motel on South Congress with a big menu and a very cool space.
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Terry Black’s BBQ
Terry Black’s on Barton Springs has a big patio, short lines, and serves some the best Lockhart-style barbecue in Austin.
Franklin Barbecue has earned a reputation as the best place for smoked meats in the entire country, and rightfully so.
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Draught House Pub & Brewery
With its excellent tap selection and huge outdoor space, Draught House is where you want to have your next day drinking outing.
Gourmands Neighborhood Pub
Gourmand’s is one of our favorite lunch spots in East Austin. Post up at the bar and work your way through the huge sandwich menu.
Austin Daily Press
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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