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Our Go-To Takeout in Austin for a Cozy Night In

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Nothing completes a night in like a fantastic meal! Next time it’s movie night or you just need time to yourself to unwind, we recommend treating yourself to some comfort food from one of Austin’s incredible restaurants. 

Look through this guide for some of our go-to takeout in Austin for a cozy night in! From pasta to burgers to Mediterranean eats to biscuits to everything in between, we’ve got you covered with any last-minute craving you might have.

Food trucks offer some of the best takeout in town, and Patrizi’s is no different. This Beaumont import is a welcomed addition to the area and is located outside the Vortex theater, making it a convenient spot to grab and go. 

The menu features old-school Italian dishes and housemade pasta with some pizzazz and family-centered care. Each dish is delicious and will be perfect for a cozy night in with a blanket and a binge-worthy TV show.

Be sure to check out our TikTok featuring all the tastiness Patrizi’s offers!


📍2307 Manor Rd, Austin, TX 78722

When you’re craving pizza, choose a local option by ordering from Bufalina Pizza! This spot serves Neapolitan pizza that cooks in a Stefano Ferrara wood-burning oven and emerges properly charred and slightly wet in the middle. They utilize buffalo mozzarella, hence the name Bufalina, and other excellent ingredients that make the most perfect pieces. 

Order over the phone or online from this Austin pizzeria for consistently excellent pizza, whether you want it for yourself or for a group fo friends!

🗓WED–SUN | 11AM–11PM

📍519 E Cesar Chavez St #200, Austin, TX 78702

This female-owned barbecue spot has all the fixin’s for a night in. La Barbecue has created exclusive recipes with special blends of salty and savory rubs and throwback dishes. Since 2012, la Barbecue has served East Austin, and you’ll typically find a line out front because it’s just that good.

Pick from classic barbecue options like brisket, pulled pork, and sausages cooked to perfection. Plus, their beef is sourced from a local ranch, grass-fed, and free of hormones!


📍2027 E Cesar Chavez St, Austin, TX 78702

From the culinary team at Lucky Robot comes Asian-inspired Luck’s Wagyu Burger Shoppe. Here you’ll find delicious burgers, sandwiches, and condiments for a unique takeout experience. Plus, Luck’s guarantees great quality by partnering with local Peeler Farms and Swedish Hill Bakery.

You can also order Katsu Burgers, a Japanese tradition, or chicken and vegetarian varieties including vegan Beyond Burger patties, as well as home fries and asian-slaw. Basically, everything on Luck’s menu is a good option for a cozy night in!

🗓SUN | 11:30AM–8:30PM

📍inside ZEN, 2900 W Anderson Ln STE 250 Austin, TX 78757

For a Mediterranean option, try Aba, a restaurant originating from Chicago’s historic Fulton Market District. Aba’s menu focuses heavily on Israeli, Lebanese, Turkish, and Greek cuisines while the bar program showcases rare Mediterranean-inspired wines and spirits. 

Pick from options like khachpuri, a popular cheesy bread from the country of Georgia, hummus, kebabs, various meats, or even brunch dishes for a filling, tasty meal at home!

Be sure to check out our TikTok featuring all the tastiness Aba Austin offers!

🗓Monday-Friday: 4:00pm-11:00pm
🗓Saturday: 3:00pm-11:00pm
🗓Sunday: 3:00pm-9:00pm
🗓Monday-Friday: 11:00am-4:00pm
🗓Saturday & Sunday- 10:00am-3:00pm

📍1011 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704

Get a taste of the Caribbean for a fun night in by ordering from Island Thyme Grill! This fast casual restaurant features build-your-own dishes including rice bowls, salad bowls, and wraps, so you can make your meal your own and get exactly what you’re craving.

Other options include Island Thyme Grill’s Signature offerings for a warm welcome to the flavors of Caribbean food, vegetarian and vegan options with Beyond Beef Crumbles, and plantains. No matter what you order, we know it’ll be delicious!

🗓SUN | 11AM–7PM

📍2915 Guadalupe St, Austin, TX 78705

New York-based Two Hands has stolen our hearts with its nutritious, simple, and delicious food paired with exceptional coffee. The menu features healthy options like açai bowls, toasts, salads, and sandwiches and Texas-specific additions like a pulled lamb carnitas torta and avocado toast with pickled prickly pear cactus.

The restaurant has a relaxed beachside lifestyle feel and aims to create a community-focused environment, so even if you order takeout, you’ll still feel invited in.

Be sure to check out our TikTok featuring all the tastiness Two Hands offers!


📍1011 S Congress Ave Suite 170, Austin, TX 78704

Nothing says comfort like biscuits! Little Ola’s Biscuits features Olamaie’s famous flaky biscuits conveniently delivered to your car, making it a perfect grab and go option for a cozy night in. Enjoy the biscuits with house-made honey butter and a deep-fried chicken thigh to emulate the beloved Honey Butter Chicken Biscuit. 

They also serve biscuit sandwiches, seasonal sides, and desserts all made with farm-fresh ingredients, making Little Ola’s Biscuits one of the best spots for takeout in Austin!


📍1610 San Antonio St, Austin, TX 78701

More Cozy Nights

Nothing tops off a cozy night in like takeout in Austin! These restaurants are great options, whether you’re ordering solo or with a group of friends. Be sure to check out the Stuff to Do in Austin City Guide page and let us know what you want to see next!

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Abby Hopkins

Abby Hopkins

Abby is a blogger for UNATION and author of the Stuff to Do in Austin City Guide. For more insight on the best events and things to do in the Austin area, download the UNATION app and follow @StufftoDoinAustin on Instagram, Facebook, YouTube, Pinterest, and TikTok.

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