Southwest Austin Restaurants

The Top 4 Places Foodies Need to Go in Southwest Austin

When you're apartment hunting in Austin, consider looking for a place with country scenery, a vibrant atmosphere, and darn good food. Residents of Ocotillo apartments near Dripping Springs get to enjoy all three of these things year round. Conveniently located just southwest of the city, our Dripping Springs apartments offer a convenient location near all the entertainment and amenities you need.

Next time you venture out to dine on some good grub, try checking out these four amazing places located just south of downtown Austin.

1. Rolling in Thyme & Dough

This bakery & cafe was converted from a home and is a perfect place for a foodie to go when craving some good dough. They make their bread and pastries from scratch every day. Whether you go for breakfast or lunch, there is always something amazing on the menu to enjoy. For the morning, try out one of their croissant sandwiches. The ham and cheese one is especially tasty. If you're going for a lunch break, be sure to go for the Fruit & Chicken Tango Salad Sandwich. The fresh apples and mangoes give this sandwich a fruity kick!

2. Epicure

Do yourself a favor and take a lunch or dinner date to Epicure. It’s one of Dripping Springs best hot spots for a superb wine and dine experience. The owners, Julio and Jerry, work hard to keep the menu fresh and locally sourced. The small bistro-style restaurant has a modern and cozy atmosphere. You can go for a full meal or enjoy a wine and cheese plate for dinner. If you're going to go for an entree, try out the braised beef short rib. It's tender and terrific with wonderful flavor. If you’re living in our apartments near Dripping Springs, Epicure is just minutes away!

3. Crepe Crazy

This charming little restaurant is all that it's hyped up to be...and more. They have a variety of unique crepe options, as well as delicious sandwiches. Whether you're craving the savory or sweeter side of life, they have crepes on both ends of the spectrum. To satisfy a sweet tooth, try out their Nutella Royale crepe. You can even add bananas or strawberries to the mix if your heart desires.

4. Pieous

This family owned restaurant is Southwest Austin’s best kept secret. They feature their famous napoleon style pizza, featuring ingredients made from scratch, in house daily. The napoleon style means that they heat the pizza for only 90 seconds to perfection. It is a life changing experience to try one of their pizza’s hot out of the oven. They also are famous for their pastrami, served on top of a salad or featured in their Pastrami platter. Stop by today for a piece of homemade blueberry pie and enjoy the outdoor patio with a glass of wine.

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