In a couple of short weeks, MillennialEYE will be hosting their yearly ophthalmology conference in Austin, Texas. If you’re traveling to Austin for ME Live 2018, you might as well take advantage of some excellent, inventive restaurants while you’re there!
Below, we’ve listed five top-rated restaurants that are within walking distance of the JW Marriott Austin.
If you’re interested in gourmet hotdogs, look no further than Frank. Frank has standard dogs as well as more unusual choices including venison, alligator, and duck sausages. Non-traditional toppings include sage, crushed potato chips, and barbeque sauce. They even have a vegan and gluten free menu!
Wu Chow is a farm-to-table Chinese restaurant that prides itself on authentic Sichuan cuisine and dim sum. They’re also known for their creative and Instagram-worthy tiki cocktails.
Fixe is an elegant, upscale restaurant that specializes in Southern comfort food. Menu items include biscuits with whipped butter, fried chicken, and lobster and crawfish pot pie. They also have an elaborate indoor porch that makes for a warm, cozy atmosphere.
Swift’s Attic is right across the street from the convention venue, making it an excellent dining option after a long day of events and lectures. This retro-chic restaurant specializes in craft cocktails as well as inventive American cuisine.
Eureka! is a bar featuring unique burgers and in-house sodas. They also have excellent mac and cheese balls and an impressive whiskey selection. Better still, they’re right next to Voodoo Doughnut. So what are you waiting for?