You can find Easy Tiger’s bread all around town, but you should make a point to have a meal here too. They have coffee and pastries upstairs, and after 11am, you can go to the beer garden downstairs. It’s next to Waller Creek, and although that’s not the most beautiful body of water, being on the patio feels a little like being tucked away in a concrete jungle. Come for a few drinks, and order charcuterie and pretzels when you get hungry (they serve food until 2am).
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Lamberts Downtown BBQ
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Gourdough’s Public House
Towers of beer, sweet and savory funnel cakes, and a big bar. What more do you want?
Crown & Anchor Pub
Head to Crown & Anchor for their big beer selection, good patio, and great burger. Just know that a few UT students will be there too.
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