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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Austin Land & Cattle
Austin Land & Cattle, in downtown Austin, is a local steakhouse serving Texas-sourced cuts of beef.
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South Congress Cafe
South Congress Cafe is a reliable spot for brunch or a weekday breakfast. But it’s not a secret - get there early or expect a wait.
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