with two big ideas: to help build a strong culinary community and to create a new style of
dining in Austin. Lenoir sources almost exclusively from Texas’ community of farmers and
food artisans who provide incredible produce,
meat and cheese. Texas seasonal menu
changes season with a great wine selection to
complement the food year round.
Lucy’s Fried Chicken
2218 College Avenue; 512-297-2423
5408 Burnet Road; 512-514-0664
2043 S Lamar Blvd; 512-351-8291
2900 Ranch Rd 620 N; 512-297-2771
One of Austin’s favorite homegrown restau-
rants, Lucy’s Fried Chicken is helmed by
local chef James Holmes. The offerings
include fresh gulf oysters, an innovative take
on comfort food classics, and fried chicken
that’s pretty dang perfect. Scratch-made pies
plus freshly-made sides and salads round out
the menu while the bar offers an extensive list
of imaginative craft cocktails and plenty of
cold beer. Open seven days a week – lunch,
dinner, and weekend brunch.
2304 Lake Austin Boulevard; 512-478-8645
1920 S. Congress Avenue; 512-445-0000
The sign says, “Sorry! We’re Open!” But when
you step inside you won’t be sorry. Its menu
runs the gambit of great food, from light fare
to classic burgers and sandwiches to Mexican
dishes, there’s something there that sates even
the more ardent appetite. And let’s not forget
the Café’s famous 24-hour breakfast!
2608 W. 7th Street; 512-473-3740
1212 S. Lamar; 512-440-8088
10205 N. Lamar; 512-832-0900
9911 Brodie Lane; 512-280-8700
3801 N. Capital of TX Hwy; 512-306-8080
12506 Shops Pkwy, Bee Cave; 512-263-1116
4600 W Guadalupe; 512-381-5500
Maudie’s Café has been a tradition in Austin
since the early 50’s serving the best home-style
cooking around. Faithful clientele stand in
long lines for breakfast and lunch. Maudie’s
has won numerous awards over the years for its
Tex-Mex food and fresh-squeezed margaritas.
With six successful city restaurants, Maudie’s
has become a true tradition in Austin.
Mellow Mushroom Pizza Bakers
2600 I- 35 Frontage Road, Round Rock
Mellow Mushroom is locally owned by
Charles Lucenay and has quickly become
a favorite hotspot for those in the area.
Offering a laid back environment, gourmet
pizza (plus other yummy menu options), 30
beers on tap, and a full bar, Mellow Mushroom is the perfect place for happy hours,
football games, date night, or a family night
out! They also offer easy online ordering,
with delivery service through Grubhub, Uber
Eats and Zulu Food.
Mighty Fine Burgers, Fries and Shakes
5601 Brodie Lane; 512-735-2800
10515 N Mopac Expwy.; 512-524-2400
6900 Ranch Rd 620 N; 512-528-5421
201 University Oaks Blvd.;
Round Rock; 512-381-3310
1335 E Whitestone Blvd.; Cedar Park
The name says it all! Quality is everything
at Mighty Fine, where they serve up burgers,
hot dogs, fries and shakes in the classic Texas
style. All ingredients are fresh and carefully
chosen to bring out that “bold” Texas taste.
Burgers start with fresh, all-natural chuck
ground on-site and hand-formed into classically thick patties right out in the open.
Shakes are hand-dipped with Blue Bell ice
cream and lemonade is made every two
hours from fresh lemons. There are burgers,
and then there are Mighty Fine burgers. One
taste and you will be hooked.
Mother’s Café & Garden
4215 Duval Street; 512-451-3994