Welcome to the vibrant and delicious world of healthy eating in Austin, Texas! Whether you’re a health-conscious foodie or just looking to mix up your diet, healthy food Austin, TX offers a wide variety of healthy food options to choose from.
From farm-to-table restaurants to juice bars and vegan eateries, healthy food in Austin offers a thriving food scene that caters to a variety of dietary needs and preferences. Whether you’re looking for gluten-free, organic, or plant-based options, you’ll surely find plenty of delicious and nutritious healthy dinner Austin options.
This year, keep those “new year, new you” vibes going long past Jan. 1. These healthy restaurants in Austin, TX are serving the best healthy food Austin has to offer.
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Healthy Food Austin – Best Healthy Food Restaurant
Bouldin Creek Cafe
Everyone’s favorite South Austin neighborhood cafe has been serving up healthy yet satisfying vegetarian and vegan fare since 2000. Stop by Bouldin Creek Cafe to savor a meatless meal, a cup of organic, fair-trade coffee, or one of 25 varieties of hot tea.
Where: 1900 S. 1st Street Austin Tx 78704
Operating Hours: Monday – Thursday and Sunday 8:00 am – 10:00 pm | Friday and Saturday 8:00 am – 11:00 pm
The Soup Peddler
The Soup Peddler Real Food & Juice Bar has five locations in Austin. It’s a “Fueling Station For People,” serving handmade soups, salads, sandwiches, fresh juices, and whole food smoothies. You can place orders in person, or place your order in advance on the business website for quick pickup.
Where: 2801 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78704
Operating Hours: Monday – Sunday 8:00 am – 9:00 pm
A local alternative to Subway, ThunderCloud Subs opened in Austin in 1975. They now have over 31 locations in Central Texas. ThunderCloud Subs uses freshly-baked slices of bread delivered by a local bakery each morning, and spreads are made from scratch daily. Healthy soups and salads are also on the menu, and soup can be subbed for chips.
Where: 903 W 12th St, Austin, TX 78703
Operating Hours: Monday – Friday 10:30 am – 8:00 pm | Saturday 10:30 am – 7:00 pm
Blenders and Bowls
When besties Erin and Kara moved from Hawaii to Austin, they seemed to have everything they could want from their new live music paradise…except acai. The girls were craving the Brazilian superfruit that’s often enjoyed frozen in a bowl so badly, they decided to open a food truck to see whether Austinites would love acai bowls as much as they did.
Where: 1625 E 6th St, Austin, TX 78702
Operating Hours: Monday – Friday 7:00 am – 6:00 pm | Saturday and Sunday 8:00 am – 6:00 pm
Since 2010, Snap Kitchen has been making healthy meals from scratch for busy people. Meals are prepared by Executive Chef Matt Reinhart and Registered Dietitian Claire Siegel for every lifestyle, including gluten-free, paleo, vegan, and dairy-free. The menu includes breakfast, entrees, sweets, juices, small bites, and soups, all ready for you to grab and enjoy on the go. Snap Kitchen even offers weekly meal subscriptions and delivery services. Eating healthy in Austin doesn’t get any easier than this.
Where: 4301 W William Cannon Dr #300, Austin, TX 78749
Operating Hours: Monday 8:00 am – 8:00 pm | Tuesday – Friday 8:00 am – 7:00 pm | Saturday 10:00 am – 7:00 pm | Sunday 9:00 am – 8:00 pm
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Casa de Luz
This cafeteria-style eatery serves up macrobiotic, vegan meals for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Though the menu varies each day, it’s posted online one-and-a-half hours before each meal and typically includes soup, salad, an entree, and dessert.
Where: 1701 Toomey Rd Austin, TX 78704
Operating Hours: Monday – Friday 7:00 am – 8:30 pm
Healthy Food Austin: Mr. Natural
Mr. Natural has been in Chef Jesus Mendoza’s family since 1988. Over the past 30 years, the restaurant has been offering a vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free menu to customers. The menu boasts a plethora of soups, salads, juices, sandwiches, tacos, and breakfast options that have won it numerous awards including “Healthiest Mexican Lunch Specials,” “Best Natural Food,” and “Best Tres Leches Cake.” With so many accolades, you have to wonder what the fuss is all about. Guess you’ll have to wander in and see for yourself!
Where: 1901 East Cesar Chavez Street, Austin, TX 78702
Operating Hours: Monday – Saturday 8:00 am – 8:00 pm
This healthy east Austin gem prides itself on being “Austin’s finest vegan comfort food.” Sue Davis established the eatery as a food trailer in 2009 and has been making raw, vegan, dairy-free, and meatless food since. Whenever possible, the restaurant acquires organic, fair trade, and locally-grown goods from local farmers. So if you’re in the mood for Buffalo Mac & Cheeze, nachos, or tacos, look to Counter Culture for cleaner comfort.
Where: 2337 E Cesar Chavez St Austin, TX 78702
Operating Hours: Tuesday and Wednesday, Friday – Sunday 11:00 am – 10:00 pm | Thursday 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
The Beer Plant
“Plant-based dishes in farmhouse-inspired digs” is all you really need to know about The Beer Plant to motivate you to get in your car. But in case you need more convincing, we can talk about the Buffalo cauliflower wings that are breaded, sauced, and can only be described as morsels of pure delight and ingenious culinary achievement. Or there are the 40 craft beers and botanical cocktails offered. Run, don’t walk, to this first-of-its-kind gastropub in Austin.
Where: 3110 Windsor Road Austin, Texas 78703
Operating Hours: Monday – Friday 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm | Saturday and Sunday 10:00 am – 10:00 pm
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Stroll through the streets of downtown Austin on a guided urban gastronomy experience. Explore the city’s central and historic area and sample numerous foods—from BBQ brisket to Austin=style breakfast tacos. Along the way, you’ll discover some of the city’s popular sights and attractions. This tour is ideal for foodies and hungry visitors. The tour departs from a convenient location in the middle of Austin.
- Austin-style breakfast taco
- Central Texas pit-style BBQ brisket
- Authentic Italian cannoli with a twist
- Chicken and potato tamales with black bean dip
- Gourmet doughnut
- Our delicious Secret Dish
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Ahhh, yes, my beloved JuiceLand. I get excited just seeing the sign as I drive by because it always reminds me of how crisp and clean the brick and mortars always feel inside, perfectly matching their refreshing fare. Visiting is a sensory experience that can only be described as jumping into Barton Springs. Actually, that’s exactly what owner Matt Shook was going for when he opened his smoothie shop in 2011.
In addition to amazing, superfood smoothies with entertaining names, JuiceLand has a variety of satiating raw salads, cold-pressed juices, smoothie bowls, cleanses, and vegan cuisine at approximately 20 locations in and around town.
Where: 10721 Research Boulevard #100, Austin, Texas 78759
Operating Hours: Monday – Saturday 7:00 am – 9:00 pm | Sunday 8:00 am – 9:00 pm
Healthy Food Austin: Daily Juice
Daily Juice is another Austin original juice that overwhelms my heart on occasion because I always walk out feeling better than when I entered. Since 2003, this establishment has been blending smoothies with real foods and has no added sugars or ice. The menu also includes made-to-order juices, smoothie bowls, hot soups, next-level coffee, and booster shots.
Where: 8620 Burnet Rd Suite 132, Austin, TX 78757
Operating Hours: Monday – Friday 9:30 am – 7:00 pm | Saturday and Sunday 8:00 am – 6:00 pm
Health-oriented, bohemian cafe for custom salads, grain bowls & soups with additive-free proteins.
Where: 500 W 2nd St, Austin, TX 78701
Operating Hours: Monday – Sunday 11:00 am – 9:00 pm
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