Austin Guide : Nook Realty

austin, texas Jennifer Ferrara January 29, 2024

Guide to All things Austin and More.

May it be for a simple lunch or a celebratory dinner and drinks, Check out our team's most notable and recommended go to places!

 

OUR FAVORITE RESTAURANTS:

EMBERS KITCHEN -

800 W Cesar Chavez St Ste PP110, Austin, TX 78701, United States

Introduce Austin's premier "Josper" oven experience. They offer a finer dining experience and live-fire menus with Caribbean touches. Layers of flavor and perfect selections for sharing family style.

SOTO SOUTH LAMAR 

1100 S Lamar Blvd Ste 2115, Austin, TX 78704, United States

If you want to indulge in authentic Japanese cuisine,  this restaurant offers a unique and sophisticated dining experience that is hard to find elsewhere. You will be served drawers of food and fun creations you have never eaten before!

 

LORO 

2115 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78704, United States

 Asian smokehouse meets Texas barbecue in a rustic spot with beer, wine, and cocktails, plus a giant patio.Loro is brought to you by James Beard Award winners, Chef Tyson Cole of Uchi and Aaron Franklin of Franklin Barbecue."

 

HOMESLICE 

Multiple locations around Austin

This pizza kitchen offers tasty Italian dishes and authentic NY-style pizza—by the pie or by the slice at great prices. NEW YORKERS - APPROVED!

The trio 

Lin Asian Bar + Dim Sum

1203 W 6th St, Austin, TX 78703, United States

specializes in the art and taste of Chinese Cuisine and Dim Sum with locally-sourced ingredients.

 

Qi Austin: Modern Asian Kitchen

835 W 6th St #114, Austin, TX 78703, United States

Stylish, upmarket restaurant featuring a farm-to-table menu of dim sum and elevated Chinese cuisine.

Ling's Kitchen 

8423 Research Blvd

Enjoy an unforgettable private dining event at Ling Kitchen, a new eatery in Austin that specializes in the chef's table experience would serve a chef’s menu weekly, and the restaurant will only have 10 seats.

 

BEST CAFE IN TOWN:

Picnik

Multiple locations in Austin

Picnik amassed a huge following in Austin due to its selection of healthy, diet-friendly foods. Their gluten-free menu without refined sugars, caters to diet sensitivities like nut allergies as well.

 

 

Brewery:

Vista Brewing 

13551 Ranch to Market Rd 150, Driftwood, TX 78619,

Craft brews plus American fare in a rustic setting with a focus on hyper-local ingredients?

WHY YES!

This 21-acre destination brewery is located just outside of Austin at the gateway to the Central Texas Wine Trail in Driftwood, TX

Favorite lunch spot:

Galaxy cafe - Best Healthy grub

8127 Mesa Dr Ste A100 Austin, TX 78759

A locally owned and operated Austin restaurant. Galaxy Cafe is the perfect go to place to grab a quick bite for either breakfast or lunch with the freshest ingredients and a gourmet flair. Their buddha bowls are most recommended!

Soto - Best Sushi for Lunch

If you're craving sushi for lunch, Soto is the way to go! Take advantage of their lunch specials perfect for the best bite for your buck!

photo grab : Glenvicia Sim

Malibu poke - BEST POKE in Austin

Make your own customized bowl or pick one of the combos, there's no doubt you'll enjoy only the freshest ingredients. We love this place for a quick healthy meal!

 

Favorite happy hour:

TENTEN -

501 W 6th St Austin, TX 78701

A 10/10 in our book! Half off all drinks and a really nice selection of happy hour appetizers and rolls. It's a great value with some delicious offerings.

They also have a great sake selection that is super affordable during happy hour.

Dai Due

Serving happy hour specials from Tuesday til Friday, They serve only locally sourced food and drinks. You'll find great selections of beer and wine. Additionally there is also wild boar  on the menu that you must try!

Night out

Devil May Care

500 W 6th St Austin, TX

If you're looking for something dramatic and moody for the weekend, then check out Devil May Care! This place sets the mood to celebrate a special milestone, girls night or date night. Very dark and intimate seating which has more of a lounge feel then a restaurant.  Get all dolled up and enjoy their cocktails & Mediterranean-inspired dishes, plus weekly live jazz.

Mayfair

501 W 6th St Ste. 300, Austin, TX

If you're ready to get your dancing shoes out, Downtown Austin’s premier nightlife destination Mayfair is the place to be. You’ll find an unforgettable evening of high-energy music, premium bottle service, and a one-of-a-kind sensory experience.

Kingdom NightClub 

505 E 7th St, Austin, TX 78701,

Boasting a jaw-dropping, best-in-class sound system that more than rivals the original, Kingdom is Austin's cathedral for dance music lovers everywhere.

Comedy clubs :

Comedy Mothership

320 E 6th St, Austin, TX 

Joe Rogan's comedy club and bar, brings a great and intimate setting to just watch great comedy. The place to go have a great time, good drinks, and lots of laughs. 

Vulcan Gas Company

418 E 6th St, Austin, TX 78701

A classy atmosphere meets unfiltered comedy, accompanied by dim lights, strong drinks, and a great way to start your night.

 

Speak Easy :

Here Nor there

612 Brazos St Austin, TX

This speakeasy is the definition of a hidden gem! Gorgeous ambience and lively atmosphere. Though they do not offer a happy hour menu, it is definitely a must go for drinks may it be weekdays or weekends. BUT, keep in mind, you need to request for a reservation, and they also have a gate code.

Floppy Disk Repair Co.

119 E 5th St Austin, TX 78701

Find the secret code and you may enter! Another speakeasy bar has made it on our list.

Super-fun quirky place, It is quite an experience to have. You'll have to figure out how to get the passcode- but once you do you won't be disappointed! The elite experience provides top notch service.

Trona

1812 E 12th St Austin, TX

Be transported to a beautiful social experience.

This intimate cocktail bar has been inspired by Japanese and Oaxacan design with simple mixology and classic cocktails. Expect acres of handsome wood furnishings and a knockout selection of mezcals and prized Japanese whiskies, straight or in imaginative cocktail form.

 


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