Austin October 24, 2018
These 6 Austin Restaurants Are So Magnificent They’ve Been On T.V.
Austin’s dazzling food scene has garnered national attention in recent years, and it’s easy to see why. Travel shows love featuring this city’s unique flair, thrilling nightlife, and mouthwatering dishes. You don’t even have to go far to taste the best of the best! These six Austin restaurants are so magnificent, they’ve been on T.V.
1. Magnolia Cafe
It was the buttery pancakes and indulgent queso that brought Guy Fieri to Magnolia Cafe. No matter what you're craving, you'll find it here. This 24-hour eatery has two locations, so it's never been easier to sooth those late-night hunger pains. Check out Magnolia Cafe at 1920 S Congress or 2304 Lake Austin Blvd.
2. Juan in a Milion
Juan in a Million's spicy salsa, tangy margaritas, and decadent desserts are always incredible. What brought "Man Vs. Food's" Andrew Richman here, however, was the Don Juan Challenge. The rules are simple: whoever can eat more tacos than the reigning champ wins. Sadly, Richman did not take home the title. Are you up for the challenge? If so, head over to 2300 E Cesar Chavez St..
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3. Maria's Taco Xpress
Guy Fieri also stopped by Maria's Taco Xpress in an episode of "Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives." The quirky atmosphere, authentic tacos, and irresistible salsas are always a home run. Come by on Sunday and boogie to "Hippie Church." This Austin tradition is full of great tunes and exceptional eats. Maria's Taco Xpress is located at 2529 S Lamar Blvd.
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4. Gourdough's Public House
The late great Anthony Bourdain made sure to indulge in some decadent donuts from Gourdough's Public House in an episode of "No Reservations." If you're a sugar fiend, you're sure to love it just as much as he did. There's really no other place like this one. In fact, everything on the menu has a donut on it. From hamburgers to kolaches, there's no escaping this delicious dough. You'll find Gourdough's Public House at 2700 S Lamar Blvd.
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5. Luke's Inside Out
If you blink you could miss this delicious local food truck. That's why Guy Fieri had to showcase this hidden gem. The sandwiches served at Luke's Inside Out are otherworldly. You'll find classics like jerk pork and bahn mi alongside some truly strange creations. If you ever see the rabbit sandwich on the menu, jump in and try it. You won't be sorry. Luke's Inside Out is located at 1109 S Lamar Blvd.
6. Green Mesquite
Guy Fieri couldn't get enough of Austin's exceptional food. He also made a pit stop at Green Mesquite for some smoky Texas barbecue. The tender ribs and flavorful pulled pork will make your mouth water uncontrollably. It tastes even better when enjoyed on the patio under a starlit sky. The Green Mesquite is located at 1400 Barton Springs Rd.
Which local restaurant would you love to see featured on T.V?