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Jul 17, 2009 12:56 PM

New to Round Rock

Hello fellow foodies!

I recently moved to Round Rock and am looking for some delicious NON-CHAIN places to eat. I haven't been out and about too much off the main roads, because I am directionally challenged, so haven't seen much besides chain restaurants.

Any recommendations??


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  1. Not sure if that means you're a transplanted austinite or somebody not from the area at all, so you may already know about these places. Assuming you're not from this area at all:

    For latin american grilled chicken try El Pollo Regio off N. Mays - stop in and pickup a whole chicken, tortillas, beans, rice, and the wonderful green sauce.

    For some decent Q, check out The Salt Lick at Dell Diamond parking lot.

    Sacconne's makes a quality pizza, right next to Round Rock High School.

    Hoodie's makes great east coast style subs, also right next to Round Rock High School.

    Head to Georgetown to The Monument Cafe. Great food there. Am especially fond of their maple vinaigrette salad dressing and onion rings, among other things. They try to use local ingredients when possible.

    1. Try out the Old Town area (Main @ Lampasas). Two of my favorites are there the Louisiana Longhorn Cafe which has cajun food and Main Street Grill which falls somewhere between casual and fine dining.

      Across from Hoodie's & Saccone's that LakeLBJ mentioned is Johnny T's BBQ, which ranks as my favorite in the category of barbeque-joint-that-you-don't-have-to-drive-two-hours-to-reach.

      1. Thank you so much for your help. I am actually from IL, so it is all new to me.

        1. Gino's is a family run place that serves great Italian food at affordable prices.

          1. You gotta try the Ahi Tower at Beluga and the HH deals at Sushi Nini