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Launderette Crab Toast
Launderette is packed every night. Stop in right at 5 pm early in the week to snag a table.  Photo by Melody Fury
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Visit Shake Shack in the afternoon to skip the line.  Shake Shack/Facebook
Ramen Tatsu-Ya in Austin
Although there's typically a wait, weeknights before 7 pm and after 9 pm are often quick at Ramen Tatsu-Ya. Photo courtesy of Ramen Tatsu-Ya
Franklin Barbecue
Plan your Franklin Barbecue outing for Wednesday or Thursday, which usually have the shortest lines.  Photo courtesy of Franklin Barbecue