12 "Southern" Restaurants in Austin.
Olamaie is one of the most impressive upscale Southern restaurants we've ever experienced.
Odd Duck is an excellent Southern restaurant serving sophisticated food without any stuffiness.
Fancy barbecue is a polarizing concept, but Lamberts pulls it off very well.
One of our favorite places to spend an afternoon eating in the sun is Lucy’s Fried Chicken, with a bucket of bird, grilled oysters, and beers.
Mattie’s at Green Pastures is a historical restaurant serving Southern food and a great brunch in Bouldin Creek.
Jacoby’s is the kind of place people outside of Texas dream about. The food isn’t life-changing, but the huge backyard and charm make up for it.
When you need to escape the craziness of Rainey Street, head to Geraldine’s inside Hotel Van Zandt for upscale Southern food and nightly live music.
Moonshine is an all-you-can-eat Southern spot downtown that we like best for brunch.
For casual group dinners or day drinking sessions, Banger’s on Rainey Street has you covered with beer, sausages, and lots of outdoor seating.