2024 Best Places to Eat in Austin: Food, Drinks, and Neighborhood Guides!

A collection of guides to the best food and drinks in Austin, according to top food bloggers in Central Texas.

Looking for the best places to eat and drink in and around Austin, including the top restaurants, bars, and coffee shops? You’re in the right place. We have guides from top local bloggers who know the food and beverage scene. Whether you want to discover new food and drink, stay up-to-date on the Austin food scene, or find the perfect spot for a special occasion, we’ve got you covered.

From pizza, to poke, to paella, and everything in between – we’ve got a little something for everyone. We can also help you find a brunch spot, somewhere to take the kids, or a spot for a memorable date night … whether you’re downtown,  south of the river, or way up north. For all of this and much more, check out the comprehensive Austin food guides below (updated for 2024).

This guide is brought to you by the Austin Food Blogger Alliance, a non-profit organization with a mission of supporting Austin-based bloggers. Support the organization by keeping the conversation going with the hashtag #ATXBestEats on TwitterInstagram, and Facebook.

Image Credit: Phat Phoodies

Austin Food Guides by Dish or Cuisine

Birria Tacos – by Craft Beer Amethyst

Biscuits – by ATX Bites

Burgers for Takeout – by ATX Bites

Cookies – by ATX Bites

Cupcakes – by Fearless Captivations

Fried Chicken Sandwiches– by ATX Bites

Ice Cream – by Discovering ATX

Matcha Desserts – by Discovering ATX

Milkshakes – by Phat Phoodies

Paella – by Wine with Lisa

Pasta Dishes – by Phat Phoodies

Pastries – by Fearless Captivations

Poké – by Sushi in the ATX

Ramen – by Phat Phoodies

Sandwiches collab post – by ATX Bites

Sandwiches collab post – by PHAT Phoodies

Sushi – by Sushi in the ATX

Tacos – by The Austin Things

Image Credit: Fearless Captivations

Guides to the Best Drinks in Austin

Best Breweries – by Craft Beer Austin

Best Craft Beer Bars – by Craft Beer Amethyst

Beer Gardens – by Craft Beer Austin

Brewery Tours – by Craft Beer Austin

Where to Drink in Cedar Park and Leander – by Discovering ATX

Best Place to Work From a Coffee Shop – by ATX Bites

Austin Cider Guide – by Craft Beer Austin

Distillery Taprooms – by Craft Beer Amethyst

Dive Bars – by Craft Beer Austin

Where to Drink Wine in East Austin – by ATX Bites

Kid-Friendly Breweries – by Craft Beer Austin

Cocktails – by The Austin Things

Image Credit: ATX Bites

Austin Food Guides by Occasion or Genre

Watch Austin FC Games with Craft Beer – by Craft Beer Austin

Beer Festivals – by Craft Beer Amethyst

Brunch – by The Austin Things

Date Night Spots – by ATX Bites

Cooking Classes – by Fearless Captivations

Desserts – by Fearless Captivations

Farmer’s Markets – by Fearless Captivations

Healthy Restaurants – by The Austin Things

New Restaurants – by The Austin Things

Weekend Happy Hours – by ATX Bites

Image Credit: Discovering ATX

Austin Guides by Neighborhood

Deep South Austin Bars and Restaurants – by Phat Phoodies

East Austin Restaurants – by ATX Bites

North Austin – by Fearless Captivations

Thanks for checking out the latest edition of the Austin City Guide, which was created thanks to contributions by members of the Austin Food Blogger Alliance. Please show them some love by visiting, commenting on, and sharing their posts. Also, to learn more about great eats in Austin, make sure to check out our food guides from previous years and use the hashtag #ATXBestEats on TwitterInstagram, and Facebook all year round to discover even more delicious food in Austin.