Lunch

Restaurants

Whole Foods

Mainstay for natural and organic food — pizza, seafood, deli sandwiches, tacos, burgers, and a huge salad bar. Price range: $

Torchy’s Tacos

Buzzy chain serving Mexican street-food-style tacos in inventive varieties. Price range: $

Tacodeli

Austin-born taqueria chain serving more than 40 types. A more classic option compared to Torchy’s. Price range: $

Hopdoddy Burgers

Best burger you will ever have! Fries and shakes are also on point! Price range: $$

Homeslice Pizza

Incredible pizza right on South Congress! Custom pies or by the slice. Price range: $$

The Picnic

Outdoor eating destination featuring a wide variety of food trucks, plus retail vendors. Price range: $

Rudy’s Bar-B-Q

Brisket, ribs & sides served up cafeteria-style in a no-frills setting with indoor picnic tables. Price range: $$

Mighty Fine Burgers

Mini-chain whipping up natural beef burgers, shakes & picnic-style seating with retro decor. Price range: $

Chick-fil-a

Fast-food chain serving chicken sandwiches, strips & nuggets along with salads & sides. Price range: $

Kerbey Lane Cafe

Local breakfast spot known for its variety of pancakes, comfort food, and being open 24 hours. Price range: $$

P. Terry’s Burger Stand

Low-key local chain serving burgers & breakfast. Price range: $ (Note: There are closer P. Terry’s locations to the Omni Hotel, but they have little to no seating…)

Chi’Lantro

Modern eatery known for Korean BBQ tacos, rice bowls, kimchi fries and other Korean-Mexican eats. Price range: $

Juan in a Million

Breakfast tacos & traditional dishes in a basic setting with outdoor patio. Price range: $

Hoover’s

Chicken-fried steak, pork ribs, sandwiches & sides are the calling cards of this Southern kitchen. Price range: $$

Matt’s El Rancho

Family-friendly Tex-Mex spot that’s been drawing crowds enchiladas and “Bob Armstrong Dip” (i.e. queso) since 1952. Price range: $$