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Get Yer Grub On (Restaurants)

Bear Tested and Bear Approved

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Austin Land and Cattle
Serving sizzling, hand-cut, and aged beef . Austin’s only independent, family owned steakhouse.  A true favorite among  Austinites for over 19 years. 

Baby A’s
Baby Acapulco (Baby A’s) is a locally owned and operated Mexican Restaurant,  serving Austinites for over 30 years. Be sure to try a Purple Rita!

Buca di Beppo
A neighborhood style Italian Restaurant with a fun atmosphere and an authentic Italian menu with dishes served family- style, big portions, that are  meant to be passed around the table and shared just like at  mama’s table.

Austin’s China Town Center
Enjoy some of the finest, authentic Chinese, Korean, and Vietnamese cuisine in Austin in a unique Chinese village setting.

Clay Pit
Traditional Indian dishes and unique Indian cuisine. Try the Khuroos-E-Tursh: a stuffed chicken breast in a cashew-almond cream sauce, with the apricot cheese cake for dessert.

Enchiladas Y Mas
Known for their home style TEX-MEX and enchiladas, but try the beef fajitas. Their motto: “Never Trust a Skinny Cook!”

Estancia Churrascaria
Brazilian Steakhouse, where you eat all you want and at your own pace. Featuring filet mignon, top sirloin, lamb, quail, sausage, pork loin, and roast chicken served on skewers and sliced fresh at your table.

Fogo de Chao
Another Austin favorite celebrating Brazilian cuisine with meats served on skewers and cut fresh at your table.

Ho Ho Chinese B.B.Q.
This is not a Chinese Buffet! Traditional Chinese cuisine served family style. From dinner for 1 to dinner for 12, the portions are Bear Sized!

Hoover’s East Austin
Good ole home-style Southern Cooking!! Whether it’s the chicken fried steak, ham steak with Jezebel sauce, the New Orleans Muffeleta, or the  homemade desserts Hoover’s serves up “Honest-to-Goodness Good Cookin.” If you have a bear size appetite, have your dinner Hoover Sized. 

In-N- Out Burger
OK California’s first drive-thru hamburger stand has made it to Austin. The Mikey approved double-double cheeseburger is meant for big boys with a hearty appetite.

Mandola’s Market and Restaurant
Shop for all your favorite Italian meats, cheeses, gelato, pastries and sweets then dine inside or outside on the sidewalk café.

Maudie’s North Lamar Blvd
All the TEX-MEX favorites. reakfast is served all day. Try the carne quisada burrtito, sausage migas, chile reyano, Texas Sized French Toast, or big boy approved enchiladas perfecto. Home Style TEX-MEX and big boy portions.

Pappasito’s Cantina 
Just across the highway. Mexican, Southwest, and all the TEX-MEX favorites! Good sized portions and reasonably priced.

Pappadeaux Seafood Kitchen
Just across the highway. The name says it all. A Seafood restaurant with favorites such as: Glazed Plank Salmon, North Atlantic Swordfish, or Fried Alligator, along with Angus Beef Rib-Eye, and Filet Mignon.  Try the Gumbo.

IH 35 Southbound in Pflugerville. A change from the ordinary Drive-Thru burger joints. These are Fire-Grilled Burgers customized to your taste! Also Grilled Turkey Burgers, Grilled Chicken Burgers, and Crispy Arctic Cod Burgers.

The Salt Lick, Driftwood, TEXAS
About 40 minutes south of Austin. This is the original rustic Salt Lick. A Texas Hill Country Original: as seen on TV.  Texas Bar B Q served family style and all you can eat. It’s so popular they have to set a time limit on seating. Be sure to visit the winery next door! Oh, CASH ONLY!  No beer sold on premises, but you can carry beer coolers. “You can smell their pits for miles”

The Salt Lick at Old Settler’s Park
Just up the highway in Round Rock. Closer to the host hotel, about 30 minutes up the road, but same great all you can eat Bar-B-Q served family style.  Credit cards accepted here.  Beer and Liquor served on site.

Texas Road House
IH-35 North. A Fun, Texas style road house serving the Fort Worth Rib-Eye, hand-cut steaks aged to perfection, ribs, chicken, fresh baked  bread, and made from scratch sides.

Trudy’s North Star TEX-MEX Restaurant
Featuring TEX-MEX tacos, burritos, enchiladas, and quesadillas, Mexican Martinis and Margaritas. 

Restaurants At The Domain
Want to do some leisurely shopping while visiting Austin, check out The Domain! Austin’s newest, shopping, and residential community, in a park like setting.  Take a break from shopping, and stop into one of the many Gourmet Restaurants.  Featured Stores at The Domain: Louis Vuitton, Apple Computer, Macy’s, Neiman Marcus, Express, Tiffany & Co., Dillard's, American Eagle Outfitters, Banana Republic, Ralph Lauren, and David Yurman.

  • Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar
    The Prime Rib and Filet Mignon are legendary, and so is the Chocolate Lava Cake.
  • Jasper’s
    A really fancy restaurant with a Chill and Casual and casual atmosphere. Be prepared to be delighted. The grilled flat-iron steak or rack of baby-back ribs are cooked to perfection and even better when followed by the Butterfinger Crème Brulee. 
  • Maggiano’s Italian Restaurant
    Traditional Italian-American cuisine served individually or family priced per person. The plates don’t stop coming until you have had your fill.
  • Also at The Domain: Daily Grill, Gloria’s, Kona Grill, McCormick and Schmicks, North Italy, Sushi Zushi, The Park at The Domain, The Steeping Room.