With noticeably cooler temperatures upon us, we’re craving those classic fall flavors. From pumpkin flavored cookies and roasted pumpkin tostada to full-bodied brown ales, make these Austin spots your go-to destinations for seasonally inspired dishes and drinks.
Located on E. 4th Street, Native’s menu boasts a range of creative dishes like a seitan buffalo burger, duck confit salad, and a scotch egg—and now it includes a sweet potato sponge cake roll. Made with toasted house made marshmallows and a sugared piecrust round, this sweet treat is an easy way to enjoy fall. 807 E 4th St., 512-551-9947
For a fall twist on a classic Mexican favorite, head to El Alma for its Roasted Pumpkin & Spinach Tostada. Comprised of roasted pumpkin, pickled jalapeños, fresh baby spinach, red cabbage, and crumbled queso fresco, this combination is a guaranteed winner. 1025 Barton Springs Rd., 512-609-8923
Mañana Coffee, Juice & Bakeshop is a natural choice for baked goods and coffee pairings. This fall, the bakery’s made-from-scratch menu includes a pumpkin spice chocolate cookie, a walnut currant rugelach, and a variety of fall-flavored macaroons such as mocha caramel and chai apple butter. 1603 S Congress Ave., 512-872-3144
Houndstooth Coffee is celebrating fall with two limited edition fall drinks: the Basil Spritz at the north location and 221B at its downtown shop. The Spritz, made with cold brew, balsamic simple syrup, and tonic, is the perfect refresher on a crisp Fall day. 4200 N Lamar Blvd., 512-531-9417
We all deserve a little treat from time to time. Luckily, St. Genevieve is offering its snickering pumpkin adult milk & cookies this fall. The classic snickerdoodle cookie is served with spiked milk, made with pumpkin cinnamon spice, heavy whip cream, and Frangelico Hazelnut liqueur, Stoli Vanilla, and Patron XO Café. 11500 Rock Rose Ave., 512-659-5537
For those looking for a seasonally inspired beverage, consider Jack & Ginger’s Irish Pub. Located in The Domain, this pub offers pours of Dogfish Head pumpkin ale and Kentucky bourbon pumpkin ale. Either option is bound to satisfy. 11500 Rock Rose Ave., 512-350-3738
Paccheri made with roasted pumpkin, kabocha squash dressed with miso-infused brown butter, and a chocolate apple tart are just a few options you’ll find at Emmer & Rye this fall. Accompany your meal with the wexel, a house made apple cider vinegar, maple syrup, lemon juice, and topo chico combo. Add your choice of Ford’s gin or Old Gran Dad bourbon to make it a cocktail. SkyHouse, 51 Rainey St., 512-366-5530