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Eater’s North Austin Lunch Survival Guide

Where to eat lunch in Far North Austin.

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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.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Pita Fusion

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661 Louis Henna Blvd #320, Louis Henna Blvd
Round Rock, TX 78664
(512) 388-7482
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For lavalizard69, Round Rock’s Pita Fusion is convenient because it’s right across the street from the Dell campus. [Photo: Pita Fusion/Facebook]

2. Hana World Market

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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.

3. Jack Allen's Kitchen

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2500 Hoppe Trl
Round Rock, TX 78681
(512) 215-0372
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Over on Twitter, Ellen Frazier recommended Jack Allen's Round Rock location for "extraordinary burgers and feathery onion rings."

4. Asia Cafe

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8650 Spicewood Springs Rd
Austin, TX 78759
(512) 331-5788
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Deemed one of the best Chinese restaurants in the city, Asia Cafe got two votes from Eater Austin readers.

5. Soup Peddler Real Food & Juice Bar

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Highway 183
Austin, TX 78750

The 183 location of the soup and juice purveyor works for michael.knoll.5437. [Photo: Soup Peddler/Facebook]

6. Tâm Deli and Cafe

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8222 N Lamar Blvd
Austin, TX 78753
(512) 834-6458

The Vietnamese cafe is a good bet for banh mi. [Photo: Tam Deli/Facebook]

7. Cuban Sandwich Cafe

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9616 N Lamar Blvd #141
Austin, TX 78753
(512) 669-5242
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The way North Lamar Cuban restaurant dishes up Cuban sandwiches, including the namesake and the medianoche. [Photo: Cuban Cafe Sandwich Shop/Facebook]

8. Pho Saigon

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10901 N Lamar Blvd, #108
Austin, TX 78753
(512) 821-1022
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The only Austin location of the mini-franchise offers Far North office workers plenty of pho and bun bowls. [Photo: Dan B./Yelp]

9. Baguette House & Cafe

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10901 N Lamar Blvd
Austin, TX 78753
(512) 837-9100

Cheap and delicious banh mi can be found up at the Baguette House. [Photo: Bryan P./Yelp]

10. Chen's Noodle House

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8650 Spicewood Springs Rd
Austin, TX 78759
(512) 336-8888

More Chinese fare can be found at the first location of Chen’s, including hand cut noodle soups. [Photo: Katherine A./Yelp]

11. NoRTH

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11506 Century Oaks Ter, Ste 124
Austin, TX 78758
(512) 339-4400
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Pizza, pasta, and lots of wine are on the menu at the Italian restaurant in the Domain. [Photo: Lani R./Yelp]

12. Roaring Fork

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10850 Stonelake Blvd
Austin, TX 78759
(512) 342-2700
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Grab a big ol’ burger from Roaring Fork to satisfy all lunch-needs. [Photo: Roaring Fork Stonelake/Facebook]

13. McCormick & Schmick's

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11600 Century Oaks Ter
Austin, TX 78758
(512) 836-0500

For lunch, McCormick’s & Schmick’s serves up seafood and steaks in a fine dining atmosphere in the Domain. [Photo: Angel W./Yelp]

14. Sushi Fever

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905 E. Whitestone Blvd., Suite F
Cedar Park, TX 78613

There’s cheekily-named sushi rolls and other Japanese fare at the Cedar Park restaurant. [Photo: Sushi Fever/Facebook]

15. Kerbey Lane Cafe

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13435 N Highway 183
Austin, TX 78750
(512) 258-7757
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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]

16. Brick House Tavern + Tap

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11680 Research Blvd., Suite A
Austin, TX 78759
(512) 343-2000
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For g.vandoren, “their zucchini curls are the best.” [Photo: Brian G./Yelp]

17. Chuy's

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11680 Research Blvd
Austin, TX 78759
(512) 342-0011
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The 183 location of the Tex-Mex chain makes for an easy lunch, with chile rellenos and tortilla soup. [Photo: Travis K./Yelp]

18. Noble Sandwich Co.

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12223 Ranch Road 620 N Ste 105
Austin, TX 78750
(512) 382-6248
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The 620 spot offers their signature meaty sandwiches during the day. [Photo: Brian D./Yelp]

19. North By Northwest (NXNW)

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10010 N Capital of Texas Hwy
Austin, TX 78759
(512) 467-6969
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The brewpub’s lunch includes sandwiches, fish, and salad. [Photo: Paul D./Yelp]

20. Osaka Mansun

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13492 N Highway 183, Ste 160
Austin, TX 78750
(512) 918-8012
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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]

21. Tomodachi Sushi

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4101 W Parmer Ln, Ste E
Austin, TX 78727
(512) 821-9472
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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]

22. Midori Sushi

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13435 N Highway 183 Ste 301
Austin, TX 78750
(512) 257-1411
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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

23. Sunflower Restaurant

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8557 Research Blvd, #146
Austin, TX 78758
(512) 339-7860

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]

24. Phó Vân

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8557 Research Blvd
Austin, TX 78758
(512) 832-5595

Pho Van has pho and bahn mi for the lunchtime crowds. [Photo: Tommy L./Yelp]

25. Din Ho Chinese BBQ

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8557 Research Blvd, Ste 116
Austin, TX 78758
(512) 832-8788
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Look to Din Ho for a Chinese barbecue lunch, like Beijing duck, hot pot, and pan fried noodles.

26. A + A Sichuan China

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13376 N Highway 183, Ste 100
Austin, TX 78750
(512) 258-5445
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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]

27. Mongolian Grille

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115 Sundance Pkwy, #420
Round Rock, TX 78681
(512) 716-1900
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For those looking to create their own stir-fry, opt for Mongolian Grille. [Photo: Harsh S./Yelp]

28. Royal India

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11150 Hwy 183 N
Austin, TX 78759
(512) 342-1985
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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]

29. Bombay Bistro North

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10710 Research Blvd #126
Austin, TX 78759
(512) 342-2252
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Bombay Bistro’s another Indian option, with for samosas, biryani, and vindaloo. [Photo: Yelp]

30. Thai Cuisine

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4101 W Parmer Ln, Ste F
Austin, TX 78727
(512) 835-7888
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Thai Cuisine offers lunch specials including spicy kra prow and daily curry dishes.

31. Muang Thai

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13945 N Highway 183, Ste C80
Austin, TX 78717
(512) 219-5999
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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

32. VertsKebap

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6301 W Parmer Ln
Austin, TX 78729
(512) 428-5185
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For quick and easy Kebaps and wraps, syndesis heads to Verts. [Photo: Shannon B./Yelp]

33. Dimassi's Mediterranean Buffet

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12636 Research Blvd
Austin, TX 78759
(512) 996-8900
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Dimassi’s offers a Mediterranean buffet for lunch filled with vegetables, falafels, and more. [Photo: Home C./Yelp]

1. Pita Fusion

661 Louis Henna Blvd #320, Louis Henna Blvd, Round Rock, TX 78664

For lavalizard69, Round Rock’s Pita Fusion is convenient because it’s right across the street from the Dell campus. [Photo: Pita Fusion/Facebook]

661 Louis Henna Blvd #320, Louis Henna Blvd
Round Rock, TX 78664

2. Hana World Market

Austin, TX 78727

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.

3. Jack Allen's Kitchen

2500 Hoppe Trl, Round Rock, TX 78681

Over on Twitter, Ellen Frazier recommended Jack Allen's Round Rock location for "extraordinary burgers and feathery onion rings."

2500 Hoppe Trl
Round Rock, TX 78681

4. Asia Cafe

8650 Spicewood Springs Rd, Austin, TX 78759

Deemed one of the best Chinese restaurants in the city, Asia Cafe got two votes from Eater Austin readers.

8650 Spicewood Springs Rd
Austin, TX 78759

5. Soup Peddler Real Food & Juice Bar

Highway 183, Austin, TX 78750

The 183 location of the soup and juice purveyor works for michael.knoll.5437. [Photo: Soup Peddler/Facebook]

Highway 183
Austin, TX 78750

6. Tâm Deli and Cafe

8222 N Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78753

The Vietnamese cafe is a good bet for banh mi. [Photo: Tam Deli/Facebook]

8222 N Lamar Blvd
Austin, TX 78753

7. Cuban Sandwich Cafe

9616 N Lamar Blvd #141, Austin, TX 78753

The way North Lamar Cuban restaurant dishes up Cuban sandwiches, including the namesake and the medianoche. [Photo: Cuban Cafe Sandwich Shop/Facebook]

9616 N Lamar Blvd #141
Austin, TX 78753

8. Pho Saigon

10901 N Lamar Blvd, #108, Austin, TX 78753

The only Austin location of the mini-franchise offers Far North office workers plenty of pho and bun bowls. [Photo: Dan B./Yelp]

10901 N Lamar Blvd, #108
Austin, TX 78753

9. Baguette House & Cafe

10901 N Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78753

Cheap and delicious banh mi can be found up at the Baguette House. [Photo: Bryan P./Yelp]

10901 N Lamar Blvd
Austin, TX 78753

10. Chen's Noodle House

8650 Spicewood Springs Rd, Austin, TX 78759

More Chinese fare can be found at the first location of Chen’s, including hand cut noodle soups. [Photo: Katherine A./Yelp]

8650 Spicewood Springs Rd
Austin, TX 78759

11. NoRTH

11506 Century Oaks Ter, Ste 124, Austin, TX 78758

Pizza, pasta, and lots of wine are on the menu at the Italian restaurant in the Domain. [Photo: Lani R./Yelp]

11506 Century Oaks Ter, Ste 124
Austin, TX 78758

12. Roaring Fork

10850 Stonelake Blvd, Austin, TX 78759

Grab a big ol’ burger from Roaring Fork to satisfy all lunch-needs. [Photo: Roaring Fork Stonelake/Facebook]

10850 Stonelake Blvd
Austin, TX 78759

13. McCormick & Schmick's

11600 Century Oaks Ter, Austin, TX 78758

For lunch, McCormick’s & Schmick’s serves up seafood and steaks in a fine dining atmosphere in the Domain. [Photo: Angel W./Yelp]

11600 Century Oaks Ter
Austin, TX 78758

14. Sushi Fever

905 E. Whitestone Blvd., Suite F, Cedar Park, TX 78613