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Austin's Break Your Diet Spots

Everything fried and carb to guide you when you declare, "Enough is enough with this diet!"

  • Salty Sow
    • American
    • East Austin
    Food
    27
    Decor
    24
    Service
    25
    Cost
    $36

    Prepare yourself the melt-in-your-mouth magic of triple fried, duck fat French fries.  As if the fries alone are not enough, this dish is served topped with a slow poached egg and a creamy bearnaise dipping sauce.    

  • Sway
    • Thai
    • Bouldin Creek
    Food
    27
    Decor
    24
    Service
    25
    Cost
    $50

    Recommended to share, this massive banana split is a calorie splurge worth every bite.  The sundae has a base of condensed milk/cashew caramel ice cream, chunks of black sesame brownie, candied cashews, bananas, drunken cherries and is topped with a hefty swirl of whipped cream and sprinkles. 

  • Hut's Hamburgers
    • Burger
    • Downtown
    Food
    24
    Decor
    19
    Service
    21
    Cost
    $14

    Break bread here with a Beachboy burger loaded with pineapple, swiss cheese, mayo, lettuce, and bell peppers. Throw in a fried pickle chips basket if there's room left.

  • Gus's Fried Chicken
    • Chicken
    • Downtown
    Food
    24
    Decor
    17
    Service
    20
    Cost
    $14

    Stop in for some classic fried chicken with mac and cheese, baked beans, and not-to-be-forgotten pecan pie.

    • Wine Bar
    • Downtown
    Atmo.
    -
    Decor
    -
    Service
    -
    Cost
     

    This is no wimpy breakfast sandwich.  Three fried eggs, applewood smoked bacon, gruyere, bibb lettuce and tomatoes are all slathered with black truffle aioli and served on freshly baked sourdough bread.  Also, save room for their signature truffle chips that are served alongside the sandwich.

  • Due Forni Pizza & Wine
    • Pizza
    • Downtown
    Food
    -
    Decor
    -
    Service
    -
    Cost
     

    Break your diet by ordering their namesake "Due Forni" pizza, topped with bufala mozzarella, san marzano tomato, housemade sausage, bacon and piquillo peppers.  

  • Gourdoughs Doughnuts
    • Donut Shop
    • Bouldin Creek
    Quality
    -
    Appeal
    -
    Service
    -
    Cost
    I

    Donuts are a great way to fail while dieting. Try the Funky Monkey donut topped with grilled bananas & cream cheese icing with brown sugar, or order a Heavenly Hash Marshmallow donut with chocolate fudge icing topped with fudge brownie candy.

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