6 Places to Eat When You’re in Austin for #Compference17


Ah, Austin. The capitol of the great state of Texas, home of delicious food, drink and sun, is also the location of Compference 2017.

There are plenty of great reasons why we chose to host Compference in Austin this year. But let’s be real: It’s mostly about the food. So if you haven’t been to Austin before, or maybe it’s just been a while, these places come highly recommended from locals, and are sure to please any Compference-attending foodie. Not to mention they are all within walking or a quick Lyft distance from the hotel and Compference venue! What will you try first?

There are plenty of great reasons why we chose to host Compference in Austin this year. But let's be real: It's mostly about the food.Click To Tweet

Luke’s Inside Out

Photo Credit: Shirley H./Yelp

  • Type: Food truck serving French-inspired sandwiches and shareable appetizers
  • Recommended Dishes: Rabbit sandwich, hamburgers
  • Distance from hotel: 12-minute Lyft
  • Hours: M-F 5 p.m.-11 p.m.; open on weekends, too
  • Price Range: $11-30
  • Dress Code: None
  • Patio Seating: Yes
  • Booze: Yes
  • Website/Menu: http://www.lukesinsideout.com/

Easy Tiger

Photo Credit: Charles Y./Yelp

  • Type: Bakery and beer garden serving simple snacks and cheeses
  • Recommended Dishes: The German board
  • Distance from hotel: 8-minute walk
  • Hours: M-F 7 a.m.-2 p.m.; open on weekends, too
  • Price Range: $11-30
  • Dress Code: None
  • Patio Seating: Yes
  • Booze: Yes
  • Website/Menu: http://easytigeraustin.com/

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Polvos Austin

Photo Credit: Del K./Yelp

  • Type: Local Mexican food and margaritas
  • Recommended Dishes: Chicken fajitas or the nachos
  • Distance from hotel: 13-minute Lyft
  • Hours: M-F 7 a.m.-11 p.m.
  • Price Range: $11-30
  • Dress Code: None
  • Patio Seating: Yes
  • Booze: Yes
  • Website/Menu: http://www.polvosaustin.com/

Uchiko

Photo Credit: Alex D./Yelp

  • Type: Upscale sushi and small plates
  • Recommended Dishes: Scallops, sweet corn sorbet, sushi
  • Distance from hotel: 12-minute Lyft ride
  • Hours: M-F 5 p.m.-10 p.m.; open weekends, too
  • Price Range: $60-75
  • Dress Code: Dressy
  • Patio Seating: No
  • Booze: Yes (regular saki tasting)
  • Website/Menu: http://uchikoaustin.com/

*Reservations recommended 

Perla’s Seafood and Oyster Bar

Photo Credit: Meredith W./Yelp

  • Type: Fish, oysters and surf ‘n’ turf dished in a laid back spot with an open kitchen. Shaded patio.
  • Recommended Dishes: Lobster rolls, the bloody marys, wood-fired oysters
  • Distance from hotel: 9-minute Lyft
  • Hours: M-F 11:30 a.m.-10 p.m.; open weekends, too
  • Price Range: $30-60
  • Dress Code: Casual
  • Patio Seating: Yes
  • Booze: Yes
  • Website/Menu: http://www.perlasaustin.com/

*Reservations recommended 

Whip In

Photo Credit: Amanda S./Yelp

  • Type: Casual Indian restaurant with a large beer selection
  • Recommended Dishes: The naan sandwiches and rice bowls
  • Distance from hotel: 11-minute Lyft ride
  • Hours: M-F 11 a.m.-12 a.m., open weekends
  • Price Range: $11-30
  • Dress Code: None
  • Patio Seating: Yes
  • Booze: Yes
  • Website/Menu: http://whipin.com/

Tell Us What You Think

What local favorite would you add to this list? Make your recommendations in the comments.

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