East Austin is a lot more than Franklin Barbecue and gentrification. Oh yes, that famous barbecue joint with the long lines is there … as are several other worthy competitors for the best pits in Austin. And yes, the area is up and coming, but you can still find great food at reasonable prices on the east side. Check out these 10 places and their nicely priced options.
10.) All You Can Eat Gumbo on Fridays at Nubian Queen Lola’s
Gumbo is the quintessential cajun food, and if you want to eat your weight in it, Nubian Queen Lola’s is where you can get your fix. This little restaurant serves all-you-can-eat gumbo on Friday nights for just $10.