Now it’s time for the quarterly update of the Eater 38, the answer to any question that begins, "Can you recommend a restaurant...?" This highly-elite group covers the entire city, spans myriad cuisines and budgets, and collectively satisfies all of everyone’s restaurant needs, from taco trucks to fine dining spots. Reminder: restaurants must be open for at least six months to qualify for the list.
The fall update welcomes the following to the Eater 38: South Austin spicy Chinese restaurant Sichuan River and Jewish bagel and sandwich spot Biderman’s Deli. Leaving the map this season are meat-loving shop Noble Sandwich Co., North Austin's Szechuan House, and downtown mainstay Second Bar + Kitchen. Pay respects to the running list of retirees over at the Eater 38 archive.
Upset over a missing favorite? Chime in on the list in the comments below. For other city essentials, check out the heatmap (a collection of Austin's hot new restaurants) barbecue, tacos, iconic dishes (with a meaty edition), brunches, and cocktail bars, as well as Eater’s official Austin guide.
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Note: While the list is numbered, there is no particular order or ranking. Restaurants are listed geographically, from north to south, east to west.Read More