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Austin Restaurants to Try While Everyone's Out of Town


The dog days of summer have many urbanites heading for cooler locales, but staying behind in the city comes with its own perks. Dine at one of these typically hard-to-get-into restaurants while everyone is out of town to avoid the notoriously long waits.  

Uchi Restaurant

Sushi • Bouldin Creek

Food29 Decor25 Service27 Cost$56
Barley Swine

American • Zilker

Food28 Decor19 Service25 Cost$47
Franklin Barbecue

Barbecue • East Austin

Food28 Decor11 Service19 Cost$17
Home Slice Pizza

Pizza • SoCo (South Congress)

Food26 Decor15 Service20 Cost$16
Moonshine Patio Bar & ...

American • Downtown

Food24 Decor22 Service23 Cost$27
South Congress Café

• SoCo (South Congress)

Food23 Decor20 Service21 Cost$33
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