Soccer fans are gearing up for the first home game of the city’s first major league sports team the Austin FC at the Q2 Stadium in North Burnet. And, since this is Austin, a city full of great dining options, there are plenty of amazing restaurants and food trucks found just outside of the stadium.
Here are Eater Austin’s picks for the best restaurants near the Q2 Stadium in the North Burnet and North Austin areas, perfect for those meals before and after soccer games. Find everything from barbecue sandwiches at Slab BBQ to seafood platters from Huckleberry to banh mi from Le Bleu to tacos at Taqueria Los Regios.
There’s also Eater Austin’s official Q2 Stadium guide, as well as the best breweries around the stadium and the best Austin FC watch parties.
As with all businesses right now, be sure to call ahead to make sure each restaurant/truck is still open or if there are updates on current offerings and service models, as things do change. Follow the business’s rules, be sure to wear a mask, and tip well.
The latest CDC guidance for vaccinated diners during the COVID-19 outbreak is here; dining out still carries risks for unvaccinated diners and workers. Please be aware of changing local rules, and check individual restaurant websites for any additional restrictions such as mask requirements. Find a local vaccination site here.
Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.