A weird, hip cafÃ© with happy hour ranging from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.!
A French gastropub, dude-style: Hopfields may serve pretty food, but that doesn't mean its girly. This craft beer-filled bar is refreshingly gender-neutral, with an unfussy (but delish) food menu, and decor that relies on burlap, wooden benches, and steampunk light fixtures. I'm finding myself wander in more and more, taking advantage not only of the cheese board, but the intimate patio out back.
2911 San Jacinto Blvd, Austin
love eating here for lunch.
2908 Fruth St, Austin
If you are looking for Austin weird / cool, this is your spot. Spider House is a Quirky hang out that has everything you need in one place: a spacious outdoor patio, full bar with…
409 W 30th St, Austin
Trudy's claims to be the patron saint of many things -- the Mexican Martini, for example -- but while they are not the inventor of the stuffed avocado, they've certainly perfected…
2900 Duval St, Austin
I love this place. Maybe it's because it has endured, like me. Since 71 it's still one of my favorite Austin places.
3110 Guadalupe St # 400, Austin
Thumbs up for the food, atmosphere, and awesome beer list. The frites are a must and the ratatouille is decadently buttery.
104B East 31st St, Austin
Smoke 'n O's has relocated to 2908 San Gabriel St. near the corner of 29th and Lamar. It's a larger, newly renovated building with outdoor seating for 60+. Free wireless. Expanded…
2909 Guadalupe St, Austin
While the salad at Milto's is your standard Greek -- feta, black olives, yada yada -- the housemade salad dressing here has achieved something of cult-like status, compelling folks…
Spider House. If you are looking for Austin weird / cool, this is your spot. Spider House is a Quirky hang out that has everything you need in one place: a spacious outdoor patio, full bar with great beer on tap, good coffee, a juice bar (the Tikal is awesome), live music at night, a crepe trailer, a tattoo parlor, & tshirt shop. … read more
Spider House. Good ol' Spider House. Every time I say I've grown out of it, I come crawling back, drinking or coffee-ing or laptoping. There's an eternal Summer of Love vibe here that always beckons my return. Try the Sam-I-Am-Wich, a shockingly good lunch that involves a croissant, basil pecan pesto eggs, and a slice of hot honeyed ham.… read more