These 11 Old Restaurants In Austin Have Stood The Test Of Time

In Austin, there’s a mouthwatering restaurant on every block. New places pop up every month, and beloved diners often change hands or go out of business. In a city that’s known for its unique and adventurous recipes, it can be difficult for businesses to stay open. Some places, however, have had no trouble serving the hungry masses. Here are some of the oldest restaurants in Austin.

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For more historic eats, check out our list of the oldest restaurants in Texas.

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Restaurants In Austin

May 12, 2023

What are the best steakhouses in Austin?

The best steakhouses in Austin are:

  • Bartlett's, 2408 W Anderson Ln, Austin, TX 78757
  • Hopfields, 3110 Guadalupe St suite #400, Austin, TX 78705
  • Jeffrey's,1204 W Lynn St, Austin, TX 78703
  • ALC Steaks, 1205 N Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78703
  • Rosewood Gulf Coast Chop House, 1209 Rosewood Ave, Austin, TX 78702
  • Parkside, 301 E 6th St, Austin, TX 78701
  • Red Ash, Colorado Tower, 303 Colorado St #200, Austin, TX 78701
  • Salt & Time, 1912 E 7th St, Austin, TX 78702


What are the best Austin diners?

The best diners in Austin are:

  • Phoebe's Diner, 533 W Oltorf St, Austin, TX 78704
  • Sawyer & Co., 4827 E Cesar Chavez St, Austin, TX 78702
  • Cafe Java, 11900 Metric Blvd Suite K, Austin, TX 78758
  • 24 Diner, 600 N Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78703
  • Austin Diner, 5222 Burnet Rd #550, Austin, TX 78756


What are the best Mexican restaurants in Austin?

The best Mexican restaurants in Austin are:

  • Azul Tequila, 4211 S Lamar Blvd a2, Austin, TX 78704
  • Casa Garcias, 1901 W William Cannon Dr Suite 159, Austin, TX 78745
  • El Alma, 1025 Barton Springs Rd, Austin, TX 78704
  • El Meson, 2038 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78704