8 Must-Try Salads in Austin: Fresh, Light, Green & Filling

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You can enjoy filling, delicious, and nutritious salads in Austin no matter the weather! They pair perfectly in the Summertime. Especially since it can get extremely hot out, something light but filling will work best as you tan by the pool. However, salads are also great in cooler weather. Keep it fresh and green when you need a break from bulking. Check out some of our favorite spots that offer these yummy, fresh bites!

Salads In Austin

MAD Greens - South Austin

Mad Greens has loads of salad options and we’d love to try them all. Honestly, “pasta salads” are also a thing and we’re here for it! 

In case you are in the mood for something sweet, grab yourself the Vibrant Venus. You’ll love the combination of spinach, grilled chicken, yummy strawberries, praline pecans, goat cheese, and red onions, with balsamic vinaigrette! We’ve also got our eyes on the Edgar Allan Poe and Strawberry Cooler juice.

Pro Tip: Grab some healthy snacks like the Roasted Red Pepper Hummus or Cowboy Caviar to keep around for those midnight snack cravings!

Salads In Austin

Baby Greens

Are you tired from work or school? Not in the mood to cook but want to grab something fast, quick, and healthy? We know just the spot. “Austin’s original healthy fast food restaurant” Baby Greens is a life changer. They offer made-to-order salads in Austin AND wraps too! We’d suggest the Rainbow Salad with Chili Lime Dressing, and a Strawberry Lemonade to wash it down.

Don’t forget that Baby Greens also caters. Keep them in mind for your next big or small group gathering. Give everyone the option of healthy!

Mon-Fri | 11:00am–7:00pm
Sat | 11:00am–3:00pm

📍 10611 Research Blvd, Austin, TX 78759

Salads In Austin
Salads In Austin

Rogue Radish

If you’re in the mood for some health-conscious grub, then you’ve got to try Rogue Radish if you haven’t already. The red trailer restaurant has a cozy little patio area where you can enjoy your bites on site! Or you could always order to-go or for delivery, the choice is yours.

We’re super stoked to get our hands on a Sunflower Sprout Salad and Watermelon Water to help with the Texas heat! Also, grabbing a Side of Garbanzo Beans for a little snack later. 

Pro Tip: Make sure you double-check the menu schedule online because they offer vegan, chicken, and goat on specific days.

Sun-Fri | 10:00am–4:00pm

📍 2501 E 5th St, Austin, TX 78702

Salads In Austin

The Front Page

If you’re looking for a super chill spot to grab a cocktail, fresh-baked bread, and a salad to feel healthy, then this place is for you. The Front Page is a friendly Springdale pub that offers delicious food and fun trivia nights too! We’d recommend the Salad Sandy Combo. Grab yourself a Southern Italian, ‘Nick The Greek’ Salad, and wash it down with a glass or bottle of Benvolio.

Stop by for Happy Hour from 3-7pm, Monday through Friday for $3 domestic tallboys and well drinks. Grab some $6 Irish Nachos before you devour that salad!

Mon-Thurs | 11:00am–11:00pm
Fri & Sat |  11:00am–12:00am
Sun | 11:00am–8:00pm

📍 1023 Springdale Road Bldg 1 Suite F, Austin, TX 78721

Salads In Austin
Salads In Austin

Maie Day

Who would’ve thought that salads in Austin would be extra delicious in a steakhouse? Maie Day, a community chophouse specializes in Ribeyes and Pork Chops but their salads are just as bomb! Stop by for the vibes, friendly atmosphere, and colorful aesthetics but stay for the jumbo salads! We’d highly recommend the Chopped or Cobb Salad and in case you’re looking to indulge because salads are healthy, order a slide of their Texas Chocolate Cake. You won’t regret it!

Tues – Sat | 5:00pm–10:00pm
Sun & Mon | Closed

📍 1603 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704

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Samantha Sanchez

Samantha Sanchez

Samantha is a UNATION team member and author of the Stuff to Do City Guide. For more insight on the best events and things to do near you, subscribe for updates and follow be sure to follow us on social!