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Where Celebrities Eat in Austin

When celebrities come to town, you never know who might walk in the restaurant door. Here's a shortlist of restaurants noted for two highlights: good food and prime stargazing potential.

  • Uchi Restaurant
    • Japanese
    • Bouldin Creek
    Food
    29
    Decor
    27
    Service
    27
    Cost
    $73

    Good to know: Top Chef Tyson Cole's place attracts a celebrity chef following.

  • Vespaio Ristorante
    • Italian
    • SoCo (South Congress)
    Food
    27
    Decor
    23
    Service
    25
    Cost
    $54

    Good to know: This restaurant is a noted politician hangout.

  • TRIO Restaurant
    • New American
    • Downtown
    Food
    25
    Decor
    24
    Service
    24
    Cost
    $80

    Good to know: This Four Seasons restaurant is noted for its star-studded patronage.

  • Justine's
    • French
    • East Austin
    Food
    25
    Decor
    24
    Service
    21
    Cost
    $44

    Good to know: Nicolas Cage was recently spotted at this brasserie.

  • Bess Bistro
    • Eclectic
    • Downtown
    Food
    23
    Decor
    25
    Service
    23
    Cost
    $42

    Good to know: Owner Sandra Bullock's pals are known to turn up at this eclectic spot.

  • Güero's Taco Bar
    • Mexican
    • SoCo (South Congress)
    Food
    19
    Decor
    21
    Service
    21
    Cost
    $22

    Good to know: SXSW saw Ryan Gosling, Bill Clinton and Quentin Tarantino head through the door of this restaurant.

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