Austin November 15, 2017
This 1950s Drugstore In Austin Is Now a Restaurant and You’ll Want To Visit
Wander over to the east side for a truly delightful meal. Hillside Farmacy is as delicious as it is visually stunning, and it has a fascinating story. This 1950s Austin drugstore is now a restaurant, and you’ll definitely want to visit.
This inviting East Austin restaurant has a unique history.
This quaint little building on East 11th Street began its life as Hillside Drugstore in the 1950s. Owned by pharmacist Doc Young and his family, this community store was open until the 1970s.
The owners of Hillside Farmacy strive to preserve East Austin.
The Hillside Farmacy team restored this dilapidated building and turned it into a gorgeous restaurant. They were even awarded a Preservation Austin Award!
The interior of this restaurant is truly a work of art.
Hillside Farmacy still showcases the drug store's antique wooden display cases, tin ceiling, and tiled floor.
Relax at the bar and drink a fizzy, homemade fountain soda.
Flavors range from The Pickpocket, a delicious blend of strawberry, basil, and balsamic, to the traditional egg cream. Try these drinks virgin or add a splash of spirits to them!
Of course,their food is sure to make your mouth water.
The steak dauphine will dazzle your taste buds. This flavorful meal is served with chimichuri, potato dauphines, and smoked paprika aioli.
You won't want to miss their weekly specials!
Every Monday night, oysters are half off, and there's plenty of specials on bubbly cocktails. On Tuesdays. Hillside Farmacy serves Adult Happy Meals consisting of a grass-fed Texas burger, fries, and an old fashioned for $15.
You'll definitely want to swing by for happy hour.
Hillside Farmacy serves happy hour every day from 3:00 to 6:00. With half price snacks and beers, you'll want to make this a regular spot!
The farm fresh ingredients make all the difference.
Hillside Farmacy loves to support local farmers. They'll often serve veggies that have been picked that morning!
Hillside Farmacy is a gorgeous and delicious Austin gem.
Visit Hillside Farmacy at 1209 E 11th St. They're open every day at 9:00 am. For more information, visit
Have you visited Hillside Farmacy yet? What’s your favorite thing on the menu?