Austin has so many great dining options that it’s easy to end up spending a lot of money while eating out. Sometimes, you need to take it easier on your wallet, and that's where Eater's guide to the best affordable eats found in the city comes in to help.
Dine on a dime easily with the help of this map, spanning ginormous tacos from Juan in a Million, quick and easy burgers from P. Terry’s, The Omelettry’s egg-filled breakfast, kebabs from Kebablicious, staples from Soup Peddler and everything else delicious and under $12. This update adds chicken from Tumble 22, plates from Taco Mex, a downtown option from Koriente, customizable dishes at Chi’ Lantro, breakfast from Joe’s Bakery, anything from 1618, and homemade pastries from Cafe Nenaí.
As with all businesses right now, be sure to call ahead to make sure each restaurant is still open or if there are updates on current offerings and service models, as things are changing constantly. Follow the business’s rules, be sure to wear a mask, and tip well.
Health experts consider dining out to be a high-risk activity for the unvaccinated; it may pose a risk for the vaccinated, especially in areas with substantial COVID transmission. The latest CDC guidance is here; find a COVID-19 vaccination site here.Read More