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The Texas Chili Parlor.
The Texas Chili Parlor.
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The Eater Guide to Texan Food Beyond Tacos and Barbecue

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The Texas Chili Parlor.
| Photo: D.B. Blas / Flickr

So you've got out-of-town guests. You took them for tacos, you took them for barbecue, but they still want to eat things they can't get back home. Now what? To help you with this pesky situation, we've put together a list of our favorite places in town for traditional Texas eats. Get ready for fried things, red meat and pecans.

We realize that the state's capitol is bound to have many more places for great Lone Star grub, so if we've left out any essential eateries, please drop us a line or add to the comments below.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Southern Hospitality

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7801 N Lamar Blvd
Austin, TX 78752
512.458.4679

2. Hoover's Cooking

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2002 Manor Rd
Austin, TX 78722
512.479.5006

3. Waterloo Ice House

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6203 N Capital of Texas Hwy
Austin, TX 78731
512.418.9700

4. Texas Chili Parlor

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Lavaca St, St
Austin, TX 78701
512.472.2828

5. Old Pecan Street Cafe

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Trinity St, St
Austin, TX 78701
512.478.2491

6. Sweetish Hill Bakery

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1120 W 6th St
Austin, TX 78703
512.472.1347

7. Quality Seafood Market

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5621 Airport Blvd
Austin, TX 78751
512.454.5827

8. Lone Star Kolaches

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3800 N Lamar Blvd
Austin, TX 78756
512.323.3663

9. Lamberts Downtown Barbecue

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401 W 2nd St
Austin, TX 78701
512.494.1500

10. Man Bites Dog

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5222 Burnet Rd
Austin, TX 78756
512.614.1330

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1. Southern Hospitality

7801 N Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78752
7801 N Lamar Blvd
Austin, TX 78752

2. Hoover's Cooking

2002 Manor Rd, Austin, TX 78722
2002 Manor Rd
Austin, TX 78722

3. Waterloo Ice House

6203 N Capital of Texas Hwy, Austin, TX 78731
6203 N Capital of Texas Hwy
Austin, TX 78731

4. Texas Chili Parlor

Lavaca St, St, Austin, TX 78701
Lavaca St, St
Austin, TX 78701

5. Old Pecan Street Cafe

Trinity St, St, Austin, TX 78701
Trinity St, St
Austin, TX 78701

6. Sweetish Hill Bakery

1120 W 6th St, Austin, TX 78703
1120 W 6th St
Austin, TX 78703

7. Quality Seafood Market

5621 Airport Blvd, Austin, TX 78751
5621 Airport Blvd
Austin, TX 78751

8. Lone Star Kolaches

3800 N Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78756
3800 N Lamar Blvd
Austin, TX 78756

9. Lamberts Downtown Barbecue

401 W 2nd St, Austin, TX 78701
401 W 2nd St
Austin, TX 78701

10. Man Bites Dog

5222 Burnet Rd, Austin, TX 78756
5222 Burnet Rd
Austin, TX 78756

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