We know how hard it can be to get away from the office to enjoy a quick lunch or a decent meal.  To help solve those weekday lunch pitfalls, we’ve selected a few spots conveniently located in Austin that boasts a fast turnaround and in some cases even has a to-go counter!

North ItaliaNorth Italia

Conveniently located off 2nd Street in the new Google building, North Italia offers a series of delicious lunch items that are perfect to share amongst your co-workers. A customer favorite includes the Crispy Calamari served on a bed of arugula that is grilled and tossed with lemon vinaigrette – and you can never go wrong with a few signature pies such as the Bacon & Egg Pizza topped with grilled asparagus, roasted potato, garlic confit and rosemary.

Lunch is served from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. on Monday – Friday.

 

 

Geraldine’s

You shouldn’t have to sacrifice your lunch’s quality for the sake of time. That’s why one of the best things about lunch at Geraldine’s is the complimentary valet. Guest can pop in on the fourth-floor restaurant for delicious dishes created by Executive Chef Stephen Bonin like the Cast Iron Chicken Saladwith 15 variety leaf lettuce, JBG vegetables, Catalina dressing and croutons; or the Lavender Cured Pork Belly & Cheese Sandwich with cheddar & pimento cheese and tomato soup and be back at the office in no time.

Lunch is served from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.on Monday – Friday.

 

 

Boiler NineBoiler Nine Bar + Grill

Take your lunch out of the office to Boiler Nine Bar + Grill, centrally-located in downtown Austin within the Seaholm District. Enjoy a menu offering both light and hearty, fire-roasted dishes, including the famous Beer BreadSalmon NiçoiseB9 Burger and Oak Roasted Chicken; plus, refreshing cocktails. Complete with an easily-accessible parking garage off of Walter Seaholm Drive – which the restaurant validates for one hour – Boiler Nine is the perfect locale for a delicious and parking hassle-free lunch.

Lunch is served from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. daily.

 

 

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Flower Child

This healthy, fast-casual 2nd Street restaurant brings it up a notch with their To-go counter! Located on west side of the restaurant, customers order online or via phone ahead of time for an extra speedy pick-up during your mid-day break.

Lunch is served all day from 11 a.m. – 9 p.m. daily.

 

 

Second Bar KitchenSecond Bar + Kitchen 

Upgrade your lunch with tasty offerings of eclectic cuisines with Texas flavors at Austin staple, Second Bar + Kitchen. With two locations amidst the hustle and bustle of downtown Austin & Domain NORTHSIDE, Second Bar + Kitchen is cognizant of businessmen & women’s times for a brief lunch. Efficient at serving guests in a delicious yet timely manner, Second Bar + Kitchen is a fantastic go-to for a quick in-and-out, full-service meal. (Extra bonus: Second Bar + Kitchen is also great for client meetings, company events and happy hours!) If you’re not a brisk walk away, downtown offers valet and Domain NORTHSIDE is nearby plenty of free parking garages.

Downtown & Domain NORHTSIDE | Lunch is served from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. daily.

 

 

Source: Bread & Butter PR

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Hayden Walker is the Editor in Chief and Director of Operations for Austin Food Magazine

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