Hillside Farmacy is one of those Austin staples, and will stay a favorite restaurant in Austin for years to come. Chef Sonja Cote, is one of the best female chefs in the city, and you can taste her passion in every dish. They support local farmers and provide delicious choices for brunch, lunch or dinner, including “Cocktail Cures” such as the Bolivar’s Remedy with Rum, Angostura, Orgeat, Lime & Fresh Mint. Try the Oysters, Farmacy Plate, and Fried Egg Sandwich with Gluten Free Bread.
Before you head home, definitely call ahead to order a pizza or two from Eastside Pies to enjoy for lunch or dinner throughout the week. They have one of the best Gluten Free Crusts in Austin, made from a local company, Smart Flour Foods. They also support local farmers and companies, and provide amazing vegetarian options, including the Nacho Veggie with Black Beans, Jalapenos, Red Onions, Cherry Tomatoes and Avocado.
Both venues are within 1000 feet of each other at 1209 East 11th Street in East Austin.