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South Congress and North Austin (I-35 and 290) suggestions for out-of-towners

mcmullek | Sep 28, 2011 08:56 AM

Hi all,

Seattle CH here, hoping to get some feedback on some restaurants near the Hampton Inn South and the Orangewood Suites. We're having about 80 people from across the country fly in next September for our wedding and they'll be staying in either of those places. The wedding fare is Salt Lick BBQ and the rehearsal will be Pappasitos or some other catered tex-mex. I'd like some affordable, Austin'esque options for when we're not feeding them - thoughts?

- South Congress
- Hopdoddy Burgers
- South Congress cafe
- Vespasio ($$$)

North Austin:
- Foreign and Domestic
- House Pizzeria

I saw something about a Peruvian place near the Highland Mall in North Austin, but our guests won't appreciate that type of food quest. North Austin suggestions would be greatly appreciated - thanks!

Also, we'll probably have a separate food truck list. We're used to them in the PACNW, but my East Coast relatives are obsessed.

Hopdoddy Burger Bar
1400 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704

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