Austin August 23, 2018
The 9 Most Delicious Restaurants In Austin You’ve Probably Never Tried
When you read about Austin’s vibrant restaurant scene, you undoubtedly see famous places like
Franklin Barbecue, Gourdough’s, and The Salt Lick. While there’s no denying their scrumptious appeal, Austin is also home to some truly wonderful hidden gems. Savor the unique flavors of authentic Moroccan cuisine and dig in on the freshest oysters around. These are nine delicious restaurants in Austin that you’ve probably never tried.
1. The Flying Carpet
Don't be fooled by its humble exterior, The Flying Carpet is one of the most delicious hidden gems in Austin. Authentic Moroccan flavor comes through in every bite, and you won't be able to get enough. Order a pot of refreshing mint tea to accompany their tasty falafels and spicy chicken. You can find this delicious eatery at 504 West Oltorf.
2. Little Deli and Pizzeria
You'll find the best pizza outside of New York at Little Deli and Pizzeria. The thin crusts, fresh ingredients, and inventive toppings will make your heart skip a beat. Come see why this neighborhood bistro has been a long-time favorite. Little Deli and Pizzeria is tucked away at 7101-A Woodrow Ave.
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3. Cypress Grill
If you're craving a taste of the Louisiana Bayou, look no further than Cypress Grill. This South Austin eatery specializes in seafood po'boys and mouthwatering muffulettas. They're also known for hosting some of the best local musicians in the area. For a thoroughly exciting dining experience, head over to 4404 West William Cannon Ste L.
4. Cafe Java
Journey back to a simpler time at this classic North Austin diner. The interior feels as homey as grandma's house, and it's full of regular customers. Its the kind of place where the waitstaff quickly learn your name and your favorite dishes. Indulge in their Western omelettes, crispy hash browns, and buttery pancakes. Cafe Java is located at 11900 Metric Blvd, Ste K.
5. El Mesón
Nothing beats El Mesón's epic brunch buffet. This massive spread has everything Tex Mex lovers crave: sweet street corn, huevos rancheros, French toast, and breakfast tacos. Of course, it doesn't have to be Sunday in order to get scrumptious food. You can devour their smoky fajitas and cheesy quesadillas any day of the week. You'll find El Mesón at 2038 S Lamar Blvd.
6. G's Dynamite Deli
G's Dynamite Deli sits in a quaint little cottage on South First Street, but their sandwiches are anything but dainty. Piles of fresh meat, veggies, and cheese sit on top of freshly baked bread. Their marbled rye bread is almost too beautiful to eat. G's Dynamite Deli is located at 2312 S 1st St.
7. Arturo's Underground Cafe
Chipotle hollandaise, crispy bacon, and fried eggs will get your Sunday started off right. You can find this incredible dish and so much more at Arturo's Underground Cafe. Whether you come here for breakfast or dinner, you're certain to thrill your taste buds. This hidden Mexican eatery is located at 314 W 17th St.
You can learn more about this tasty hidden gem by reading our feature article
8. Burger Tex II
Burger Tex II doesn't just craft delicious hamburgers; their spicy bulgogi is also a winner. You can pair these two unique flavors in their bulgogi burger. It really doesn't get better than that. You can find Burger Tex II at 2912 Guadalupe St.
9. Deckhand Oyster Bar
Savor the flavors of the ocean at Deckhand Oyster Bar. Their exquisite scallops, crispy fried catfish, and delicious oysters will really make your mouth water. Be sure to come by during crawfish season. Nobody cooks crawdads like Deckhand. You can find this eatery at two Austin locations: 500 Parker Dr. and 4211 S. Lamar Blvd. Ste. C-1.
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