10 Celebrity-Approved Restaurants in Austin

The food in Austin is so good that even celebs are waiting in line. Wine and dine like a star at these 10 celebrity-approved restaurants.

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Key Bar

According to Instagram, Andy Cohen loves Key Bar. For a few bucks, you can sip a beer and sit on the same barstool as America’s famed talk-show host.

County Line on the Hill

Texans love their barbecue, a fact confirmed by the popularity of the County Line on the Hill. Julia Roberts has been spotted eating at the restaurant's location on Bee Cave Road.

Jo's Coffee

The Jo’s location on Second Street is a great place for celebrity sightings and strong coffee. Two famous Hollywood studs, Luke Wilson and Taylor Kitsch, have stopped by during South by Southwest.

The Driskill Grill

Inside the luxurious Driskill Hotel, you’ll find the Driskill Grill. A 10-time recipient of AAA’s four-diamond rating, this drool-worthy restaurant has hosted none other than Paula Deen.

Bess Bistro

Owned by Sandra Bullock, Bess Bistro is a charming underground speakeasy with cozy booths and sexy lighting. Occasionally, the Oscar winner works as a guest bartender, serving up signature cocktails such as the Champagne Bess cocktail.


This hip, posh Japanese restaurant is owned by Tyson Cole, who has appeared on "Iron Chef America." The menu has an impressive sake selection, as well as sushi and sashimi that will exceed expectations.


Brunch at Trio is a bucket-list item for anyone in Austin. This restaurant, tucked inside the Four Seasons, is a favorite spot of Giada De Laurentiis, host of "Giada at Home."


Academy Award winner Patricia Arquette has dined at Jeffrey’s Restaurant. This New American restaurant is an Austin classic.


The Season 9 winner of "Top Chef", Paul Qui, owns this quirky and eccentric restaurant for devoted foodies. Try the tasting menu for an unforgettable dining experience.

Guero’s Taco Bar

Everyone loves tacos, especially from Guero’s Taco Bar. This quaint and spicy diner has hosted famous guests from Ryan Gosling to Bill Clinton.

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