South Lamar is one of Austin’s busiest stretches in the Zilker and South Austin areas, from numerous restaurants and bars to the Alamo Drafthouse to proximity to Zilker Park. It’s easy to get overwhelmed with the amount of options, but Eater is here to help for locals and tourists alike.
Following is Eater’s guide to the best restaurants, food trucks, and bars along South Lamar Boulevard. This includes breakfast and coffee from Patika, stellar food trucks like Luke’s Inside Out, top-notch barbecue from Brown’s Bar-B-Que, restaurants from award-winning chefs like Tyson Cole (Uchi) and Bryce Gilmore (Odd Duck), classic Tex-Mex and queso from Matt’s El Rancho, and more. This update adds Loro and Mandala.
For the purposes of this map, it focuses only on businesses located along South Lamar between West Riverside Drive all the way down to Manchaca Road. Check out Eater Austin’s other neighborhood dining guides too.
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