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The Best Restaurants
in Austin

Swift's Attic, one of GAYOT's Top 10 Brunch Restaurants in Austin


Austin’s dining scene presents a wide range of restaurants. Whether you are looking for the highest-rated Austin restaurants when it comes to food, or the most romantic, you can follow these top 10 Austin restaurant lists. Here you can discover the best restaurants in Austin in a variety of categories.


TOP 10 AUSTIN RESTAURANT LISTS

Find the highest rated restaurants in Austin, such as Driskill Grill

Barbecue

Brunch


Romantic

Top Food Ratings



BEST AUSTIN RESTAURANTS BY CATEGORY

Enjoy a seafood dinner at Perla's Seafood & Oyster Bar in Austin

With so many great restaurants in Austin, it can be difficult to narrow a list down to just 10 restaurants to be featured in a particular culinary category. These lists below offer more suggestions for the best seafood, steakhouses and more.

Barbecue

Brunch

Cheap Eats

Heart-Healthy

Kid-Friendly


Outdoor Dining

Seafood

Steakhouses

Value Restaurants

BEST AUSTIN HOLIDAY RESTAURANTS

GAYOT has you covered for the holidays with ideas on where to dine out for Thanksgiving and New Year's Eve in Austin. Find out where to take that special someone for a romantic meal on Valentine's Day.

Mother's Day

New Year's Eve

Thanksgiving

Valentine's Day



RESTAURANT AWARDS

GAYOT's Annual Restaurant Awards honor America's best chefs, as well as promising newcomers and a top restaurateur.