La Barbecue: (2027 E Cesar Chavez Street) In a town that is synonymous with delicious barbecue on every street, this place remains an understated yet unquestionably satisfying staple. Open Wednesday through Sunday from 11:00 – 6:00, this isn’t place for late night fare, but if you are seeking a late lunch, there is nowhere better to grab a taste of some of the best barbecue in the entire city. You can order everything from turkey, brisket and pulled pork platters that are priced by the pound to a jalapeno sausage or chopped beef sandwich. Be sure to get a side of their house made pickles as a perfect accompaniment to nearly any dish on the menu.
Clark’s Oyster Bar: (1200 W 6th Street) This upscale eatery offers spectacularly fresh seafood selections amongst a beautiful setting, offering seating both indoors and out. Obviously, this is the place to go if you are a fan of raw oysters, but even if you are just into delicious seafood, you can’t go wrong with stopping here for lunch or dinner. There is even an impressive selection of caviar available, as well as fresh salads and inventive cocktails.
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Top Notch Hamburgers: (7525 Burnet Road) This classic burger joint is mind-blowing in its delicious simplicity. Since 1971, its charcoal-grilled patties have attracted tourists and locals alike. The majority of the plates here go by a number, so be sure to study the menu before ordering. The number two is a simple yet unreal cheeseburger topped with lettuce, tomato, onion and pickles, while the number seven is topped with a simple mix of grilled onions and hickory sauce. There is a delicious veggie burger option available as well as a grilled cheese or fresh fish sandwich available for those with various dietary restrictions.