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Oct 2, 2011 09:33 PM

Dirty 6th Area Restaurants

I recently moved downtown near dirty 6th (yeah i know, i'm not sure why i thought that was a good idea...) But after living up north for 2 years, I AM really enjoying being able to walk to things. Do y'all have any suggestions for good restaurants that are in walking distance of this area? I'm looking mostly for good prices, healthy options, everyday type of places. But am open to all suggestions. I tried out Chupacabra as it is really close by but was really disappointed. I didn't think it was possible to get bad Tex-Mex in Austin, but that place proved me wrong. It was totally tasteless and I'm assuming people just go there for drinks. I tried out Koriente today for the second time and I plan on going back there frequently. If you lived in this area where would you eat when sober?

Koriente Restaurant
621 E 7th St, Austin, TX 78701

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  1. Backspace is a great pizza place adjacent to Parkside. I don't know about everyday eating, but even once a week probably wouldn't break the bank. Parkside is also a good dinner spot, but a bit pricier.

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    1. re: jwynne2000

      patika coffee is a trailer on the south east side of 3rd and congress in the huge parking lot serves the same pastries as la boite and is a top tier coffee spot for austin too. try their straight espresso or cappuccino on a crispy morning and it'll be one of the nicest you've had. oh and have them toast up a chocolate croissant while you're at it.

    2. I moved over in the same area in May. I like Hoboken Pizza, Parkside, Backspace... Parkside, Finn and Porter and a bunch of other places near by have really good Happy Hours so you can always try those. McCormick and Schmidts is supposed to have a good happy hour, but i haven't been there yet.
      I like the trailers. Naan Stop is open Wednesday-Saturday and they have good Indian food. They tend to open a bit earlier than other trailers and have nice vegetarian options.
      On the other side of 35, there's a food trailer park with Miso Hungry, Love Balls and some other options