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We are Magnolia Diner. A 50's style diner with a Hollywood twist, Southern hospitality and Texas-sized portions. Hungry? We can fix that.

18423 Fm 1488 Rd
Magnolia,
TX
US

Inside each 59 Diner location, friendly chatter ripples from booth to booth and white-capped servers scurry around dishing out retro classics. Recognized by the Houston Press as among the city's best in 2009, 59 Diner's made-from-scratch milk shakes and malts slide across tables in old-fashioned glasses before coating tongues in such flavors as mocha, fudge, and Oreo. Sweet sips offset savory burgers, patty melts, and all-day breakfast specials, which can also be ordered in pint-size portions for younger patrons. Meals transport tongues to the past, and jukeboxes release vintage tunes into the air, inspiring guests to try to catch their favorite notes inside empty glasses.

20210 Katy Fwy.
Katy,
TX
US

Cuisine Type: American Comfort Food
Established: 1953
Reservations: Not offered
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Number of Tables: 25–50
Parking: Parking lot
Most popular offering: Top Chop't Steak
Kid-friendly: Yes
Alcohol: Full bar
Delivery / Take-out Available: Takeout Only
Outdoor Seating: No
Pro Tip: Pie makes everything better.

Q&A with Deborah Donovan, General Manager

What is one of your most popular offerings? How is it prepared?
Our famous Frisco burger is an Angus patty with american cheese, our sweet-and-tangy special relish, Frisco thousand-island dressing, and shredded lettuce on a toasted bun.

Do you adhere to any sustainable or eco-friendly practices?
All of our to-go packaging is made of recyclable, reusable, or compostable materials. The restaurant recycles paper, glass, aluminum, and cooking oil. We are family owned and have been in business for over 60 years. We strive to leave a clean environment for many generations to come.

In your own words, how would you describe your menu?
We are a Texas diner. There is something for everyone. We have burgers, cut steaks, chicken-fried steaks, pork chops, and meatloaf. We serve grilled salmon, wahoo, and cod. We have daily lunch specials: smothered steak, chicken and dumplings, corned beef and cabbage, beef tips over rice, catfish, roast beef, and fried chicken. We make our own ice-box pies, and our coconut pie is award-winning. We bake fresh fruit pies every day.

Is there anything else you want to add that we didn't cover?
Come on in and become part of the family.


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6801 Burnet Rd
Austin,
TX
US

Only steps from the University of Texas campus, a blue neon sign flashes the name of one of the city's most iconic diners: Kerbey Lane Cafe. The location on Guadalupe reflects the retro style and ethical consumerism of the neighborhood: Austinites can't get enough of their locally sourced, seasonal food and large range of comfort dishes, including vegan and vegetarian options, of course. They even compost! Kerbey Lane is known equally for their breakfast items and their Tex-Mex. Specialty pancakes, like seasonal lemon-glazed flapjacks, are not to be missed, and the gooey Kerbey Queso is a beloved late night snack. This UT-adjacent Kerbey Lane outpost is newly remodeled, with soothing birch walls and a gleaming breakfast counter, updating the 13-year old location for a new generation of diner food lovers.

2606 Guadalupe St
Austin,
TX
US

At Atown, it's easy to meet your style needs, whether that means over-sized sunglasses with pastel plastic frames, a modish gingham dress, or art prints of characters from cult classics. The shop's rotating stock of handiwork runs the gamut from apparel to jewelry to home decor, with one theme uniting the entire store: the pieces hail from more than 100 local artists and designers. The team at Atown truly represents Austin without having to enter their boutique in the mayoral race.

5502 Burnet Rd.
Austin,
TX
US

Manny's Uptown Kitchen transports diners to tastiness with a bevy of comforting dishes and scrumptious sides. Nosh on juicy, flavor-doused meats, scrumptious sandwiches, and endorphin-pumping sweets. Menu items include revamped deli classics such as matzah-crusted, gulf-fried catfish ($13), fried green tomatoes with goat cheese ($5), and Dr. Brown's barbecue-glazed salmon ($18). Or opt for a high-five occupier such as one of the signature Reubens ($10 for corned beef, pastrami, or roasted turkey), potato knish ($6), or homemade matzah ball soup ($5). For kings cursed to turn everything they touch into maple syrup, Manny's serves breakfast all day, including challah french toast ($7) and pan-fried salami and egg scramble ($7), and desserts such as five versions of famous Carnegie Deli cheesecake ($7-8), the Messy Hot Fudge Sundae ($6), and made-to-order apple strudel ($6).

9503 Research Blvd
Austin,
TX
US