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Decent eats in Round Rock past 10 p.m. on a Tuesday night?

ipsedixit Mar 23, 2013 08:41 PM

Any leads much appreciated, esp. non-chains.

Not expecting much, just some good grub at a late hour.

Rather not end up at a place like Hooters, Razzoo's or Pluckers (or places of that ilk). If those are my only options I'd probably just stop off at McDonald's, or maybe grab something in Austin.


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  1. sweet100s RE: ipsedixit Mar 24, 2013 03:06 AM

    Just before 10pm if you're in the mood for chicken fingers, the Golden Chick off the 62 exit to the right are my favorite chicken fingers and french fries.

    Past 10pm, I'd go to the HEB Plus on 79 and scavenge from the take-out area near the front.

    Till midnight or 1:00am, If you're craving a burger and willing to go to North RR, there's the Steak and Shake off the Ikea exit.

    RR needs a Kerbey Lane. (If they had one I'd suggest their Eggs Francisco if you are really hungry and exercised already that day.)

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      ipsedixit RE: sweet100s Mar 24, 2013 11:28 AM

      Thank you, this is very helpful.

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      raisncains RE: ipsedixit Mar 24, 2013 01:44 PM

      I would go downtown to Junior's Icehouse for Hamburgers, etc. or Krave wine bar has itailan food. They both have websites with their menus, offer good food and are not chain restaurants.

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        sweet100s RE: raisncains Mar 26, 2013 01:04 PM

        Last time I went into Junior's Icehouse late (on a weeknight between 9pm and 10pm) and craving a burger, they told me only the bar was still open.

        I had even called on the way there to see if they were open.

        Now, I know to ask any restaurant (not just in Austin)

        ---> "What time do you stop serving hot food?"

        instead of
        "What time do you close?"
        or even
        "What time does your kitchen close?"

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          ipsedixit RE: raisncains Mar 26, 2013 02:56 PM

          Krave is only until 10 on Tuesdays. Thanks though.

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          High_Boost RE: ipsedixit Mar 26, 2013 02:37 PM

          you could try westside alehouse.. they are open till midnight. excellent beer selection, ok food

          chuys is open till 10:30.. its a chain, but at least its a local chain

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            ipsedixit RE: High_Boost Mar 26, 2013 02:58 PM

            Don't really plan on drinking (gotta get up early the next morning), what do you recommend at Westside Alehouse? If it's just a greasy burger I think I might just hit up Steak N Shake.


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              High_Boost RE: ipsedixit Mar 27, 2013 08:01 AM

              I'm guessing its too late now, since its wednesday, but it is mostly burgers, I like their boneless wings too, fried mushrooms are decent

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                ipsedixit RE: High_Boost Mar 27, 2013 08:03 AM

                Thanks H_B.

                I ended up at McDonald's because that was the closest to my hotel.

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                  Beach Chick RE: ipsedixit Mar 27, 2013 11:21 AM

                  A couple of beloved FoF with extra tartar and a large fries to squish it all together?

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                    ipsedixit RE: Beach Chick Mar 27, 2013 02:30 PM

                    How'd you know?

                    Actually, it was just two FoF and no fries (it was late), but an ice cream cone for the short ride back to the hotel cuz it was kind of a muggy night.

                    (And then a trip to 7-Eleven to get me some soup.)

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                      Beach Chick RE: ipsedixit Mar 27, 2013 09:13 PM


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                        ipsedixit RE: Beach Chick Mar 27, 2013 09:28 PM

                        Great minds ... Well, y'know.

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            Rptrane RE: ipsedixit Mar 26, 2013 05:28 PM

            It's not quiet Round Rock but I think Cheddars might be open that late. I like their cookie and ice cream. I'd second Chuy's. If you can do 9:45 Jack Allen Kitchen is open till 10.

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              sweet100s RE: Rptrane Mar 27, 2013 11:10 AM

              seconded re: Jack Allen's Kitchen.

              That has the best food I've had anywhere in Round Rock.

              If they still have the special "Duck Duck Goat" give it a try.

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