31 Delicious Austin Eats That Are Worth Every Penny

Nommin’ in the Lone Star State.

Candace Lowry / BuzzFeed

We recently asked BuzzFeed Community to share their favorite foods under $10 in and around Austin. Here’s what they said. Prepare your stomachs.

1. Chicken and waffles from Freddie’s Place.

Price: $9.49
What you get: Golden fried chicken with two Belgian waffles, honey butter, syrup, and honey.
–Randy Allamon, Facebook

2. Cinnamon roll pancakes from Kerbey Lane Cafe.

Price: $6.75 for a full stack
What you get: Buttermilk pancakes with a cinnamon swirl and glaze.
joyp4d4725ca2

3. The Johnny Hash from Biscuits + Groovy.

Price: $9
What you get: Three freshly baked buttermilk biscuits smothered in white pepper gravy topped with sausage, home fries, crumbled maple bacon, colby jack cheese, and chives.
ryanb103

4. A Blackout doughnut from Gourdough’s.

Price: $4
What you get: A chocolate doughnut with chocolate icing, brownie batter, brownie bites, and chocolate chips… Maybe this should have been in the dessert section…
rayleighv

5. The Joey Rocha Plate at Joes Bakery.

Price: $9.29
What you get: Two eggs any style, pork carne guisada, potatoes, beans, sausage or bacon, and two tortillas.
nellic3

6. The Don Juan Taco from Juan in a Million.

Price: $4.60
What you get: The perfect combo of potato, egg, bacon, and cheese in a tortilla.
—Carla Zamiska, Facebook

7. Mag Mud from Magnolia Cafe.

Price: $8.75
What you get: A concoction of black beans, queso, avacado, and pico served with chips and hot sauce.
caitlinb46b76c8a2

8. Duck fat fries at Salty Sow.

Price: $5.50 during happy hour
What you get: Fries that have been cooked in duck fat and topped with an egg, accompanied by an insane béarnaise sauce.
jesst45a271870

9. A pretzel and beer cheese from Easy Tiger.

Price: $4–$8
What you get: A fresh pretzel served with a beer cheese made of a lager, sharp cheddar, and garlic.
shannonf4341ec2a0

10. Sweet & Sour Yodas from Ramen Tatsu-ya.

Price: $3.50
What you get: Fried Brussels sprouts tossed in apricot vinegar, curry spice.
be5thany

11. Beet home fries from East Side King.

Price:$7
What you get: Deep-fried beets, Kewpie mayo, shichimi togarashi, and green onion.
Julie M.

12. Kimchi fries from Chi’lantro.

Price: $6.99
What you get: Choice of ribeye bulgogi, spicy pork, spicy chicken, soy glazed chicken or marinated tofu, caramelized kimchi, cheddar + monterey jack, onions, cilantro, magic sauce, sesame seeds, and Sriracha.
—Nadine Abdullat, Facebook

13. A döner kebab from Kebabalicious.

Price: $7.35–$9.15
What you get: Beef and lamb mixed with lettuce, tomatoes, onions, tzatziki sauce, and red sauce in a pita.
sierrac410bf66e5

14. A vegan cheeseburger from Arlo’s.

Price: $7
What you get: A homemade patty with seitan bacon, melted cheese, vegan mayo, ketchup, mustard, lettuce, tomatoes, onions, and pickles on a whole wheat bun.
Angielala06

15. A slice of pizza from Home Slice Pizza.

Price: $ 3.25–$3.75
What you get: A New York–size pizza slice with toppings that change daily.
smd333

16. A grilled cheese from Sweet-n-Cheesy.

Price: $4.99–$8.99
What you get: The best grilled cheese you’ll ever have.
bettyr40f166b4e

17. Chicken wings from Tommy Want Wingy.

Price: $6.25
What you get: Five chicken lollipops of your choice with veggies and dressing.
meganb4a16ac73a

18. Pho from 888 Vietnamese.

Price: $6.25
What you get: A wonderful soup with veggies and your choice of meat.
—Hazel Sharpe, Facebook

19. The Lano Pablano Burger from Hopdoddy.

Price: $8
What you get: Angus beef, pepper jack, roasted poblano chiles, apple-smoked bacon, and chipotle mayo on a bun.
kimb40ef3832b

20. The chicken avocado cone from The Mighty Cone.

Price: $5.95
What you get: Fried chicken, avocado, mango-jalepeño slaw, and ancho sauce in a tortilla.
cherylf11

21. The bahn mi from Tam Deli.

Price: $4.95
What you get: Pork, pickled vegetables, and mayo on a homemade French roll.
meganp4d992cc91

22. A Philly cheesesteak from Hoody’s.

Price: $5.25
What you get: Grilled rib-eye steak, mushrooms, onions, and peppers on a roll.
bettyr40f166b4e

23. The Democrat from Torchy’s Tacos.

Price: $4
What you get: Barbacoa topped with avocado, queso fresco, cilantro, onions, and lime on a corn tortilla.
—Barbara Cassidy, Facebook

24. Falafel from Halal Bros.

Price: $4.99
What you get: Fresh falafel over rice.
—Hamdiya Akbar, Facebook

25. A Cheeseburger from P. Terry’s.

Price: $2.60 (not a typo)
What you get: 100% all-natural black angus beef patty and American cheese on a bun.
—Amelia McBrayer, Facebook

26. Any sub from ThunderCloud.

Price: $4.89–$6.69
What you get: A sandwich of your choice with meat sliced to order on homemade bread. Don’t forget the Thundersauce!
—Jessica Moore, Facebook

27. A brisket sandwich from Franklin Barbecue.

Price: $10
What you get: Their famous sliced brisket on a bun.
Javier Moreno

28. A slice of pie from Royers Pie Haven.

Price: $4.75–$5.25
What you get: a slice of glorious pie, for example, their Buttermilk pie has “Lots of sugar to cover up that awful buttermilk flavor!”
emans47533a890

29. An ice cream-cupcake mixing at Amy’s Ice Cream.

Price: Around $5 for a small
What you get: A generous portion of ice cream with a fresh cupcake mixed in.
—Desy Quintanilla Garza-Tron, Facebook

30. A Snow Cone from Sno Beach.

Price: $2.50 for a small
What you get: A snow cone topped with your favorite flavors from horchata to blueberry. Add cream for extra flavor.
audreyd4a4e33b91

31. A Gimme S’More Sundae from Cow Tipping Creamery.

Price: $3.50 for a small
What you get: Their famous soft serve topped with toasted marshmallows, chocolate chips, graham cracker, and chocolate sauce.
—Maya Hughley, Facebook

Want to be featured in similar BuzzFeed posts? Follow the BuzzFeed Community on Facebook and Twitter!

Check out more articles on BuzzFeed.com!

 
  Your Reaction?
  REACT WITH GIF
 

    Starting soon, you'll only be able to post a comment on BuzzFeed using a Facebook account or via our app. If you have questions or thoughts, email us here.

    Contributions

    Now Buzzing