Explore the many flavors of Austin at these restaurants near our Riverside apartments

When you live at our luxury apartments in Riverside, you’ll love cooking meals in your modern, updated kitchen that’s fit for a chef. But when you feel like eating out, there are some seriously delicious options nearby. From Asian fusion to Mexican and BBQ to elevated American fare, whatever you’re craving, there is a spot close by to satisfy. Here are some of our favorite restaurants within a short drive from Edison Riverside.


Donn’s BBQ

Here in Austin, we know good BBQ, and Donn’s BBQ definitely does it right. Located just six minutes from our Riverside apartments, this family-style establishment has been serving the locals since 1986. “We pride ourselves in using only the freshest ingredients and family recipes that make Donn’s one of the best places in Austin for real Texas barbeque. Come try our famous Brisket tacos or mouth-watering Migas tacos for a little extra kick to your morning. And for all the late risers, we serve breakfast all day,” they boast on their homepage. Head over to Donn’s BBQ website for all the details.


1618 Asian Fusion

Perfect for a date night or fun night out with your friends, 1618 Asian Fusion is the spot where you can find affordable, high-quality fusion in a super chill atmosphere. Locally owned and operated, this neighborhood favorite serves diners a taste of Vietnamese, Chinese, Thai, Singaporean, and SE Asian food. The 6,000-square-foot dining space is elegant yet comfortable, and the service is impeccable. Visit the 1618 Asian Fusion website to view menus, make reservations, or order online.


Mour Cafe

Mour Cafe, located less than five minutes from our East Riverside apartments, boasts dishes from around the world using ingredients from local farms and purveyors. Serving lunch, dinner, and brunch on the weekends, you can expect to find menu items such as truffle fries, chicken tikka masala, pork belly fried rice, burgers, steaks, and more. For brunch, try the duck and grits, shakshuka, or the chicken flautas. View menus, make reservations, and order online through the Mour Cafe website.


Pueblo Viejo

“Serving up a variety of authentic Mexican eats in a casual, friendly space that feels like home,” is how they greet you on the Pueblo Viejo homepage. Their menu offers a variety of Mexican food ranging from breakfast tacos, street tacos, gorditas, and other popular Mexican dishes, as well as a variety of sauces, bottled drinks, and lots more. Whenever you’re craving delicious food made with super fresh ingredients, this is your go-to spot. Head to the Pueblo Viejo website for all the details you need.


El Taquito

What started as a street taco cart in the 1980s has grown into one of the best Mexican restaurants in Austin—El Taquito. If there’s one thing you must try when you eat here, it’s the tacos. Try the bistek, pollo asado, barbacoa, or carnitas, or you can opt for queso fundido with chorizo, tortas, or enchiladas. Wash it all down with a Mexican Coke or house margarita. Order online, view the menu, and learn their story at the El Taquito website.


The next time you feel like dining out, you’ll have a hard time deciding where to go with all of these great options nearby. Stop by Edison Riverside today to see all the perks and amenities we have to offer.

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