« Back to article: Where to eat in Austin right now: 9 downtown restaurants to satisfy every craving

Second Bar + Kitchen Congress
Second Bar + Kitchen is right in the middle of the action. Photo by Chelsea Martin
Red Ash Italian restaurant Austin spaghetti
Carb load for a night of parties with Red Ash's pastas. Photo by Ashlyn Allison
Parkside's 10th Anniversary
Oysters and Champagne make a convivial pairing at Parkside. Photo courtesy of Parkside
Cooper's Old Time Pit Bar-B-Que sirloin
Cooper's sticks to the classics of Texas barbecue. Cooper's Old Time Pit Bar-B-Que/Facebook
P6 Austin lamb tartare
P6's small plates make a friendly companion to the cocktails. Photo by Chase Daniel
She's Not Here teraba temaki Austin
Hand rolls are the star at She's Not Here. Photo courtesy of She's Not Here