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The Ultimate Visitor’s Guide to Eating in Austin

Essential eating, iconic dishes, classic joints, and neighborhood guides, right this way

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Eat Your Way Through Austin in One Day

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The 38 Essential Restaurants in Austin

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Austin’s 25 Most Iconic Dishes

Texas forever pride with food and drinks, from brisket to queso, cocktails to beer

How to Skip the Franklin Barbecue Line (Yes, It’s Possible)

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The Essential Guide to Top Austin-Area Brewery Tours and Taprooms

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There’s much to consider when visiting Austin as a tourist. Where do you stay? What’s the best position to watch the swarm of bats fly out from the Congress Avenue bridge? Do you really have to wait in line for Franklin Barbecue? The biggest question of ‘em all? Where do you eat and drink?

There are so many options showcasing the best of the best in Austin, from plentiful food trucks to award-winning barbecue to mouthwatering tacos to refreshing drinks. Eater Austin is here to help both visitors and their Austin hosts navigate through all the noise to really hone in on what makes the city’s food and drink scenes so special. With all of that in mind, here is a one-stop guide to essential dining, maps, and the like. Welcome to Austin.