Dining near the University of Texas
Travelers seeking dining near The University of Texas in Austin will find plenty of options within minutes of the campus. Located just to the west are a thick concentration of restaurant venues, most of which are famous fast food chains. One notable dining venue in this direction is Crave Thai & Sushi Bar. Serving fresh authentic Thai cuisine and a wide array of sushi, the dining selections are superb and the atmosphere is relaxed, friendly and sophisticated. Also to the west of the campus is Mansion at Judge's Hill. This unique and elegant venue is located on the first floor of a historic mansion, serving a wide selection of fine foods and drinks.
Located to the east of the campus is The Eastside Cafe, famous for their fresh ingredients used in every dish. While some restaurants' claims of using fresh ingredients may be questionable, the fact is guaranteed at this location. The garden used to grow the ingredients is located on the property and guests are welcome to tour it. Service, staff, cuisine and the atmosphere of this venue are all exceptional in quality.
Authentic Brazilian cuisine is the specialty of Sao Paulo's, located just north of the campus. An extensive lunch, dinner and drink menu is featured; also the venue hosts live music on various occasions. Another excellent choice in the vicinity north of the campus is Aster's Ethiopian Restaurant. Offering a buffet option for lunch, the restaurant gives its guests the chance to sample a wide array of Ethiopian culinary specialties. While meat dishes are the most notable Ethiopian specialty, this venue does offer Vegetarian dishes as well.
Boasting an elegant atmosphere with timeless Italian charm, Sagra Trattoria offers delicious cuisine from various parts of Italy. This venue is located south of the campus and is well worth a visit, mixing modern style and zest with old-world traditional recipes. Utilizing a true wood-burning oven, this restaurant is well-known for its flat-stone baked pizzas.