23 "Birthdays" restaurants in Austin.
An adventurous Japanese restaurant we love so much we’d consider buying property nearby.
Emmer & Rye’s seasonal small plates and beautiful space make it one of the better places for a special occasion dinner.
The single best overall BBQ experience in Austin (which isn’t actually in Austin) is The Salt Lick.
Sway is a very fun and excellent spot for Thai food, best enjoyed with a big group.
Le Politique in Downtown Austin is a place to see, be seen, and eat some great French food.
If you’re planning a big night out, Olive & June has food, drinks, and a patio that won’t disappoint.
Excellent seafood in an Instagram-ready environment. The only catch is you’ll have to pay mightily for it.
Head to Vespaio on South Congress to celebrate with great - but expensive - Italian food, or head to Enoteca Vespaio next door for a more casual night
Lustre Pearl East is just like the original Lustre Pearl on Rainey, but with more outdoor space and way fewer UT students.
The Liberty on East Sixth is half-dive bar, half-beer garden with an East Side King food truck parked out back.
Suerte is an upscale Mexican spot on East Sixth that makes their own masa and is one of the most exciting new spots in Austin.
Yes, Rudy’s is located in a gas station. Also yes, their barbecue is freshly sliced, and is way better than it needs to be.