The Hightower

$ $ $
1209 E 7th St
Austin, TX 78702
11:00am - 2:30pm
5:00pm - 10:00pm
11:00am - 2:30pm
5:00pm - 10:00pm
11:00am - 2:30pm
5:00pm - 10:00pm
11:00am - 2:30pm
5:00pm - 10:00pm
11:00am - 2:30pm
5:00pm - 10:00pm
11:00am - 2:30pm
5:00pm - 10:00pm
11:00am - 2:30pm
5:00pm - 10:00pm


  • Get the pork jowl. Really good!
  • Start with the green beans and brussels sprouts and you'll leave happy. Beware: on busy nights the low-ceilinged room can be quite loud.
  • best Brussels ever.
  • Salmon and grits tamale were light and delicious
  • This new restaurant from the former chef and GM of the shuttered El Arbol aims to bring affordable New American to the east side. Their roasted chickpeas and pork jowl are already garnering buzz.
  • Pork jowl, carnitas, and green beans fosho
  • Scalops!!!!
  • Ah-may-zing. Seriously, you have to try this place. Brussels sprouts and beef tartare were delicious. Great cocktails!
  • The tartare and ceviche were great to start the meal followed by this great take on fried rice with pork belly
  • You've got to try the Brussels sprouts!
  • All night happy hour on Sundays. Frie chickpeas Beer
  • Happy hour M-F 4-7 Brussel sprouts are amazing!
  • They have their own Bloody Mary bar!! So cool
  • Substitutions politely declined.
  • Brunch is not good for large groups.
  • Green beans, brussel sprouts, and chicken pate Appetizers are worth it
  • S'mores and the hanger steak!
  • Brussels sprouts. Get at them. String beans good too. Great staff & drinks!
  • Chicken and waffles, extra hot sauce! So good!
  • The pork jowl, aka the American Bibimbap (even served in the stone bowl) was pretty great.

Nearby places

500 Comal St
1816 E 6th St (at Chicon St)
1412 E 6th St (at Onion St)