Lunchtime is an excuse for those working in the tech, digital, and corporate campuses of Far North Austin to get out and drive to their nearest go-to spot for food, including numerous Asian restaurants. Eater Austin asked readers for their favorite places for the midday meal up north, and here’s what they suggest.Read More
Eater’s North Austin Lunch Survival Guide
Where to eat lunch in Far North Austin.
For lavalizard69, Round Rock’s Pita Fusion is convenient because it’s right across the street from the Dell campus. [Photo: Pita Fusion/Facebook]
Hana World Market
For a mixture of Korean/Southern fusion, Korean, and Vietnamese, syndesis hits up the triple-threat of Hana World Food Court for Kin & Comfort, Hana Yoree, and iHeartPho.
Jack Allen's Kitchen
Over on Twitter, Ellen Frazier recommended Jack Allen's Round Rock location for "extraordinary burgers and feathery onion rings."
Deemed one of the best Chinese restaurants in the city, Asia Cafe got two votes from Eater Austin readers.
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Soup Peddler Real Food & Juice Bar
The 183 location of the soup and juice purveyor works for michael.knoll.5437. [Photo: Soup Peddler/Facebook]
Tâm Deli and Cafe
The Vietnamese cafe is a good bet for banh mi. [Photo: Tam Deli/Facebook]
Cuban Sandwich Cafe
The way North Lamar Cuban restaurant dishes up Cuban sandwiches, including the namesake and the medianoche. [Photo: Cuban Cafe Sandwich Shop/Facebook]
The only Austin location of the mini-franchise offers Far North office workers plenty of pho and bun bowls. [Photo: Dan B./Yelp]
Baguette House & Cafe
Cheap and delicious banh mi can be found up at the Baguette House. [Photo: Bryan P./Yelp]
Chen's Noodle House
More Chinese fare can be found at the first location of Chen’s, including hand cut noodle soups. [Photo: Katherine A./Yelp]
Pizza, pasta, and lots of wine are on the menu at the Italian restaurant in the Domain. [Photo: Lani R./Yelp]
Grab a big ol’ burger from Roaring Fork to satisfy all lunch-needs. [Photo: Roaring Fork Stonelake/Facebook]
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McCormick & Schmick's
For lunch, McCormick’s & Schmick’s serves up seafood and steaks in a fine dining atmosphere in the Domain. [Photo: Angel W./Yelp]
There’s cheekily-named sushi rolls and other Japanese fare at the Cedar Park restaurant. [Photo: Sushi Fever/Facebook]
Kerbey Lane Cafe
The northwest location of the Austin dining chain is open 24/7, which means it’ll always be there for any lunch plans. [Photo: Tim C./Yelp]
Brick House Tavern + Tap
For g.vandoren, “their zucchini curls are the best.” [Photo: Brian G./Yelp]
The 183 location of the Tex-Mex chain makes for an easy lunch, with chile rellenos and tortilla soup. [Photo: Travis K./Yelp]
Noble Sandwich Co.
The 620 spot offers their signature meaty sandwiches during the day. [Photo: Brian D./Yelp]
North By Northwest (NXNW)
The brewpub’s lunch includes sandwiches, fish, and salad. [Photo: Paul D./Yelp]
Eater Austin reader syndesis’s Far North Austin picks are broken down into cuisine. Osaka Mansun is perfect for Korean and sushi, with cool and hot tastings, combination rolls, bulgogi, and more. [Photo: Jeremy Y./Yelp]
For sushi, Tomodachi is a good pick, with the usual sushi pieces like salmon and eel, as well as seasonal ones, too. [Photo: Tomodachi/Facebook]
Midori offers sushi and sashimi like combination rolls like candy cane roll (with no candy in sight), hand rolls, and tempura rolls. [Photo: Leah P./Yelp
Sunflower is one of syndesis’s picks for Vietnamese in Far North Austin, where spring rolls, stir-frys, and lemongrass chicken are on the menu. [Photo: Mark G./Yelp]
Pho Van has pho and bahn mi for the lunchtime crowds. [Photo: Tommy L./Yelp]
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Din Ho Chinese BBQ
Look to Din Ho for a Chinese barbecue lunch, like Beijing duck, hot pot, and pan fried noodles.
A + A Sichuan China
For spicier Chinese, go to A+A Sichuan, where dan dan noodles, assorted dry pots, and stir fried squid can be found. [Photo: Andrea O./Yelp]
For those looking to create their own stir-fry, opt for Mongolian Grille. [Photo: Harsh S./Yelp]
For Indian, Royal India is a good bet, where the lunch buffet has various meats, vegetables, along with pilaf rice and naans. [Photo: John S./Yelp]
Bombay Bistro North
Bombay Bistro’s another Indian option, with for samosas, biryani, and vindaloo. [Photo: Yelp]
Thai Cuisine offers lunch specials including spicy kra prow and daily curry dishes.
More Thai can be found at Muangthai, where daily lunch specials are available, with fried dumplings, barbecue pork fried rice, and masaman curry. [Photo: Albert K./Yelp
For quick and easy Kebaps and wraps, syndesis heads to Verts. [Photo: Shannon B./Yelp]
Dimassi's Mediterranean Buffet
Dimassi’s offers a Mediterranean buffet for lunch filled with vegetables, falafels, and more. [Photo: Home C./Yelp]