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Great Bets for Pickle Sides and Appetizers Around Austin

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House-made pickles are hot on Austin menus right now, not just as condiments but as appetizers and sides in their own right. A pickle enthusiast hit the tipline to ask for recommendations for some of the city's best pickle plates; Eater is always happy to oblige.

Check out ten great pickle appetizers and sides around town, from Komé's Japanese pickle plate to Freedmen's house-made pickles by the pint and quart. Have some pickle intel to share? Leave it in the comments or hit the tipline to add it to the map.

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1. Contigo Austin

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2027 Anchor Ln.
Austin, TX 78723
(512) 614-2260
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Contigo's house pickle plate is a great way to kick off a meal, and their stellar house-made charcuterie comes paired with everything from classic cornichons to pickled tomatoes.

2. Banger's Sausage House & Beer Garden

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81 Rainey St
Austin, TX 78701
(512) 386-1656
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Banger's will satisfy all pickle-related needs with both a jar o' pickles and fried pickle appetizers, both house-made

3. Shhmaltz

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913 E Cesar Chavez St
Austin, TX 78702
(512) 529-1882

East Cesar Chavez's vegetarian and vegan Jewish deli trailer (Austin!) serves a pickle sampler of 'uniquely pickled vegetables' to compliment their sandwiches.

4. Koriente Restaurant

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621 E 7th St
Austin, TX 78701
(512) 275-0852
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This veggie-friendly Korean fusion restaurant features a "koriente pickle" side. Their asian-style pickled radish, carrots, and other veggies are marinated in soy sauce and rice wine.

5. Freedmen's

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2402 San Gabriel St
Austin, TX 78705

Campus's sit-down barbecue restaurant makes their pickles in-house and offers them by the pint and quart as well.

6. Noble Sandwich Company

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4805 Burnet Rd
Austin, TX 78756
(512) 382-6248
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Both branches of this elevated sandwich shop offer sides of house-made pickles, and use all sorts of pickled vegetables to top their inventive sandwiches.

7. Komé

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4917 Airport Blvd.
Austin, TX 78751
(512) 712-5700
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Kome's "quick start" menu features Tsukemono, which are Japanese-style pickles.

8. Hopfields

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3110 Guadalupe St
Austin, TX 78705
(512) 537-0467
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This French-influenced pub also features a house-made pickle appetizer.

9. Little Barrel And Brown

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This New American restaurant on South Congress features a house-made pickle plate on their 'little snacks' menu.

10. Second Bar + Kitchen

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200 Congress Ave
Austin, TX 78701
(512) 827-2750
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Second's buffalo fried pickles: for those who have tired of the merely pickled vegetables, and would also like them fried.

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1. Contigo Austin

2027 Anchor Ln., Austin, TX 78723

Contigo's house pickle plate is a great way to kick off a meal, and their stellar house-made charcuterie comes paired with everything from classic cornichons to pickled tomatoes.

2027 Anchor Ln.
Austin, TX 78723

2. Banger's Sausage House & Beer Garden

81 Rainey St, Austin, TX 78701

Banger's will satisfy all pickle-related needs with both a jar o' pickles and fried pickle appetizers, both house-made

81 Rainey St
Austin, TX 78701

3. Shhmaltz

913 E Cesar Chavez St, Austin, TX 78702

East Cesar Chavez's vegetarian and vegan Jewish deli trailer (Austin!) serves a pickle sampler of 'uniquely pickled vegetables' to compliment their sandwiches.

913 E Cesar Chavez St
Austin, TX 78702

4. Koriente Restaurant

621 E 7th St, Austin, TX 78701

This veggie-friendly Korean fusion restaurant features a "koriente pickle" side. Their asian-style pickled radish, carrots, and other veggies are marinated in soy sauce and rice wine.

621 E 7th St
Austin, TX 78701

5. Freedmen's

2402 San Gabriel St, Austin, TX 78705

Campus's sit-down barbecue restaurant makes their pickles in-house and offers them by the pint and quart as well.

2402 San Gabriel St
Austin, TX 78705

6. Noble Sandwich Company

4805 Burnet Rd, Austin, TX 78756

Both branches of this elevated sandwich shop offer sides of house-made pickles, and use all sorts of pickled vegetables to top their inventive sandwiches.

4805 Burnet Rd
Austin, TX 78756

7. Komé

4917 Airport Blvd., Austin, TX 78751

Kome's "quick start" menu features Tsukemono, which are Japanese-style pickles.

4917 Airport Blvd.
Austin, TX 78751

8. Hopfields

3110 Guadalupe St, Austin, TX 78705

This French-influenced pub also features a house-made pickle appetizer.

3110 Guadalupe St
Austin, TX 78705

9. Little Barrel And Brown

Austin, TX

This New American restaurant on South Congress features a house-made pickle plate on their 'little snacks' menu.

10. Second Bar + Kitchen

200 Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78701

Second's buffalo fried pickles: for those who have tired of the merely pickled vegetables, and would also like them fried.

200 Congress Ave
Austin, TX 78701

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