Austin has been named one of America's Best Cities for Foodies by Travel+Leisure, Food Tasting Network and others

No matter who you are or where you are from, we all agree on something: food is life. From foodtrucks to donut shops, healthy delights or BBQ heavens, there's a place to satisfy every craving, and each is a different adventure! 

Here are some of our students' favorite restaurants. Whether you are visiting or living in Austin, be sure these are on your list.


$1 - $10     $11 - $25    $26+     Delivers     Vegan/Vegetarian     Takes TopperTender


Coffee and Small Bites:

Café No Sé 
Mozart's Coffee Roasters 
The Factory - Cafe With a Soul 

Healthy Alternatives:

Blenders and Bowls 
Bouldin Creek Cafe 
Conscious Cravings 
Flower Child 
Juice Society 
Snap Kitchen 
True Food Kitchen 

Foreign Foodies:

Barlata Tapas Bar 
El Alma 
Gloria's Latin Cuisine 
RA Sushi 
Sushi Zushi 
Tuk Tuk Thai Cafe 
Wu Chow 


Cabo Bob's Burritos 
Home Slice Pizza 
Hopdoddy Burger Bar 
Salty Sow 
Shake Shack 
Southside Flying Pizza 
Stella San Jac 

Food Trucks:

Churro Co. 
Four Brothers 
La Barbecue 
My Name is Joe Coffee 
Torchy's Tacos 
Via 313 Pizza 

Sweet Tooth:

Amy's Ice Cream 
Capital City Bakery 
Cow Tipping Creamery 
Dolce Neve 
Tiff's Treats 
Voodoo Doughnut 

One of America’s Favorite Cities

In Travel + Leisure’s annual survey of “America’s Favorite Cities,” Austin makes the top-5 list in a lot of categories: musical, active, geeky, hip/cool (#1!) and quirky … just to name a few.