13 Healthy Restaurants in Austin

November 17, 2022

Eating out can be hard. Finding a balance between good-tasting and healthy foods can be a hard feat when looking for places to eat, especially in a place like Austin with so many food choices. That’s why we’ve compiled a list of our favorite healthy restaurants in places all over Austin so that the task of choosing a restaurant becomes a little less stressful in your day. Whether it’s SunLife Organics on South Congress or Modern Market in Westlake, here is a compiled list of healthy eats in Austin!

13 BEST HEALTHY RESTAURANTS IN AUSTIN

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1. Honest Mary’s

4800 Burnet Rd, Austin Texas, 78756

Starting off with a healthy classic – grain bowls. It’s healthy, easy, and super versatile food, and Honest Mary’s on Burnet Road does it best. Honest Mary’s is a grain bowl and salad restaurant that has plenty of choices – even for the pickiest of eaters. So if you’re looking for a great grain bowl, Honest Mary’s is a great place to go (and it even has takeout!)

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2. Flower Child

500 W 2nd St, Austin, TX 78701

Salad lover? The Flower Child is for you! Flower Child has great seasonal salads and other healthy sides that will make anyone hungry for more. With two locations, (downtown and domain) Flower Child is the perfect post-workout meal. It’s open from 11am to 9pm every day of the week.

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3. The Well

440 W 2nd St, Austin, TX 78701

The Well is maybe the most Instagrammable restaurant in Austin. Its great organic foods mixed with its gorgeous furnishing and aesthetic is one that will have you coming back again and again. The Well is a restaurant on 2nd street in downtown Austin and is the perfect, healthy date-night dinner. With entrees like Wagyu steak and Sustainably Sourced Salmon, it’s a guilt-free delight!

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4. Local Foods – Second Street District

454 W 2nd St, Austin, TX 78701

Staying on 2nd street, Local Foods is the perfect healthy restaurant in Austin for anyone. Its options like the Seasonal Harvest Salad are sure to impress. Local Foods is open from 9am to 8pm on weekends and differs depending on weekdays. It’s definitely a healthy spot you won’t want to miss.

Sweetgreen featured in The New Yorker

5. Sweetgreen

1007 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704

Sweetgreen is a healthy meal staple. With great salad options and yummy bowls, Sweetgreen is a place that you can always rely on. Its fairly casual post-workout class vibe is something that represents Austin in a way words can’t describe. Although there are several Sweetgreen’s all over Austin, I chose this one on South Congress to highlight because it’s fairly new and very well laid out. Sweetgreen is open from 10:30am to 10pm every day of the week.

Two Hands from Austin Eater

6. Two Hands

1011 S Congress Ave Suite 170, Austin, TX 78704

Two Hands is a great healthy restaurant if you’re looking for breakfast or dinner options! Its menu is filled with fun options like the Seasonal Scramble and Smashed Avocado Toast. Two Hands serves breakfast from 8am to 3:30pm and starts dinner shortly after. Definitely, a place I wouldn’t mind spending my morning at.

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7. SunLife Organics

1011 S Congress Ave BLDG 2 Suite 120, Austin, TX 78704

Last up for the South Congress portion is SunLife Organics. Originating from Malibu, SunLife Organics has some of the healthiest smoothies in Austin. Its extensive menu is full of yummy, healthy Restaurant options for anyone! This smoothie restaurant is open from 9am to 6pm and is next to the LuluLemon on South Congress.

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8. Modern Market

3201 Bee Caves Rd 144 Suite 144, Austin, TX TX 78746

Moving onto Westlake locations, Modern Market is a great place if you’re not sure exactly what you want! The menu has bowls, salads, and even pizza, but all healthier options than your average restaurant. Modern Market in Westlake is open from 10am to 9pm everyday of the week and has a seasonal menu that is always changing!

Cava via Eater Austin

9. Cava

3201 Bee Caves Rd STE 100, Austin, TX 78746

Right across from Modern Market is Cava! Similar to Honest Mary’s, Cava is a great place to grab a grain bowl if you’re craving one! Cava has lots of options, including a greens or grains bowl, which are all considerably healthier than other restaurants. Cava in Westlake is open from 10:45am to 10pm everyday of the week.

Mr. Natural from Austin American Statesman

10. Mr. Natural

1901 E Cesar Chavez St A, Austin, TX 78702

Moving on over to the East side, Mr. Natural has the best vegan donuts in Austin, Texas. Mr. Natural’s has it all – smoothies to pastries to breakfast foods. With two locations and a very local vibe, Mr. Natural is a place that prides itself on its all-vegetarian menu and amazing taste. It’s open every weekday from 8am to 8pm.

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11. Juiceland

2601 E Cesar Chavez St A, Austin, TX 78702

Juiceland is something you can find on almost any corner in Austin, Texas. Its expansive menu of smoothies and smoothie bowls is a great place to stop after walking Town Lake or hitting up a workout class. The Juiceland in East Austin is open every weekday from 7am to 9pm.

True Food via Open Table

12. True Food Kitchen

222 West Ave Ste HR100, Austin, TX 78701

True Food is another healthy food staple. With a variety of menu options, including chicken, vegetable platters, and salads, True Food is continuously impressing its customers. True Food is located in the Seaholm district and is open every day of the week from 11am to 9pm.

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13. Picnik

4801 Burnet Rd, Austin, TX 78756

Last but not least, Picnik is a great-tasting restaurant with so many healthy Restaurant options to choose from. Some customer favorites include the Harvest Hash and Picnik Cobb which never seem to disappoint. Picnik is open every day from 9am to 9pm.