Restaurant Guides

Our Favorite Outdoor Restaurants in

Guide By Sophie Gragg
inKind's hometown of Austin knows no bounds. While the Texas heat might have you running inside for air conditioning during the day, your inner lone star wants you to be outside at night. This list serves you everything from a Tex-Mex BBQ truck to a health conscious restaurant with some Austin staples, sustainably sourced seafood, and gastropubs thrown in for good measure. Good on you Austin! Keep it weird.

Higher Ground

720 Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78701
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Higher Ground is a social space for enlightened spirits with a creative cocktail menu, lively brunch events, and elevated entertainment that brings soul to the heart of downtown Austin.


1121 5th Street, Austin, TX 78702
Industry is a 100% scratch menu with many healthy options, massive bar, beer garden vibes, and open late.

Juliet Italian Kitchen

Multiple Locations
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Juliet Italian Kitchen is a modern and classic Italian fare & drinks in a spacious, multi room setting with luxe flourishes.

Keeper's Coastal Kitchen

5701 W. Slaughter Lane Bldg D, Austin, TX 78749
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Casual seafood concept with a fun vibrant atmosphere, Keeper's Coastal Kitchen serves high quality fresh seafood that is sustainably sourced.

Oasthouse Kitchen & Bar

Multiple Locations
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Oasthouse Kitchen & Bar is a family-friendly gastropub featuring craft beer, creative cocktails & locally sourced pub grub.


1203 E. 11th, Austin, TX 78702
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Paperboy is an Austin staple for breakfast and brunch with sit-down and to-go options. Serving traditional brunch classics alongside pastries, and beautifully crafted cocktails and coffee.

Salvation Pizza

Multiple Locations
Salvation Pizza serves Neapolitan-influenced New Haven-style pizza known for its thin, hand-pounded crust with a distinctive snap and crunch. A great spot to watch sports and enjoy a round of crisp craft beers.

The Well

440 W 2nd St, Austin, TX 78701
The Well is a chic health conscious restaurant that focuses on providing nutrient dense options for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
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