We hope you’re hungry Austinites, because Austin Restaurant Weeks is here.
More than 100 local restaurants will offer prix-fixe menus starting at $20 for Austin Restaurant Weeks, which run from Friday, Sept. 1-Sunday, Sept. 17.
A portion of the proceeds from each meal and cocktail benefit the Central Texas Food Bank, so you can have your meal and give back ,too. Here are a few we recommend.
The Dirdie Birdie, 10910 Domain Dr., Ste. 120, Austin | Lunch | $20 | Enjoy a two-course lunch with your choice of a Bavarian-style pretzel or Buffalo birdie bites, and the Par 3 tacos or bibb salad.
Fil N’ Viet, 2903 E. 12th St., Austin | All day | $20 | Fill up on a crispy chicken adobo rice bowl, ube Vietnamese iced coffee, and Filipino freeze pops.
Gyu-Kaku Japanese BBQ, 1211 E. 5th St., Ste. 100, Austin | Lunch and dinner | $20-$60 | Have a customizable three-course meal for lunch or a four-course dinner, plus soup and salad.
Wax Myrtles, 506 San Jacinto Blvd., Ste. WM, Austin | Lunch | $20 | This upscale downtown restaurant is serving a three-course American-inspired meal.
Wu Chow, multiple locations, Austin | Lunch | $20 | Taste some hot + sour soup, followed by chicken taro egg rolls and your choice of a main course.
Culinary Dropout, 11721 Rock Rose Ave., Ste. 100, Austin | Dinner | $40 | Choose an appetizer, entree, dessert, and a glass of beer or wine.
Juniper, 2400 E. Cesar Chavez St., Ste. 304, Austin | Dinner | $60 | Get a luxurious four-course meal, complete with dessert, at this Italian restaurant.
Lucky Robot, 1303 S. Congress Ave., Austin | Dinner | $60 | Enjoy your choice of four different courses at this whimsical sushi restaurant.
Picnik, 1600 S. 1st St., Austin | Dinner | $40 | This three-course fusion dinner includes a zero-proof drink to sip.
Summer House on Music Lane, 1101 Music Lane, Austin | Dinner | $60-$75 | This three-course meal comes with the option of a wine pairing.
Arlo Grey & P6 at The Line, 111 E. Cesar Chavez St., Austin | Cocktail | Price TBD | Try the “Wakey Wakey” cocktail, which is made with bacon fat-washed Tito’s Vodka, espresso, cafecito, maple, and egg white.
The Driskill Grill, 604 Brazos St., Austin | Dinner and cocktails | $16-$60 | Order the “Strawberry MoTito” on its own, or stick around for a three-course dinner.
Wu Chow, multiple locations, Austin | time | Price TBD | Peruse a full menu of mocktails for a refreshing pick-me-up — $1 from every drink benefits the Central Texas Food Bank.
El Naranjo, 2717 S. Lamar Blvd., Ste. 1085, Austin | Dinner | Price TBD | This James Beard Award-winning restaurant will donate 15% of total revenue to the CTX Food Bank from this Mexican special menu.
Pelons Tex-Mex, 802 Red River St., Austin | All day | Price TBD | Try a unique taco and margarita menu — $1 for every item sold will benefit the CTX Food Bank.
Watertrade, 1603 S. Congress Ave., Austin | Dinner | Price TBD | Expect Japanese bar bites, specialty dishes from next door restaurant OTOKO, and craft sake.