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616 W 34th St, Austin, TX 78705-1203
+1 512-420-8400
07:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Wed 07:00 - 16:00
Thu - Sat 07:00 - 21:00
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Austin, Texas
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72 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Super fresh and healthy food. Too many good choices. Quiet street so don't hesitate to sit outside on a nice day. There is parking street side so no need to walk far. Prices were great for the quality.

Thank Ray W
Chip W, Owner at FoodHeads, responded to this review

Ray, I'm glad you found lots to love on our menu! Thanks so much for hanging out with us, and I hope you'll be back to try something else again soon. -Chip, Owner More 

Memphis, Tennessee
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93 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

This was the first stop during my vacation in Austin. Nice and cozy restaurant. The sandwiches are amazing and satisfying. The weather was nice and cool enough to sit outside. Great place.

Thank Laquentus J
Chip W, Owner at FoodHeads, responded to this review

So glad to know we were your first stop while you were in Austin, Laquentus, and I'm even more thrilled we were able to satisfy your sandwich craving! Thanks, and I hope to have you back in the next time you're visiting town. Cheers, Chip, Owner More 

Level Contributor
12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Excellent and interesting sandwich choices with several home made soup options and salads. It is located in an old house with inside and outside seating. Very casual and very close to UT. Service was excellent, quick and friendly.

1 Thank steve M
Chip W, Owner at FoodHeads, responded to this review

Quick, friendly, and excellent service paired with fresh and tasty food options is what we're all about, Steve, because it's just what you deserve! Thanks a ton for the kind words, and I hope to have you back in again soon. Cheers, Chip, Owner More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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35 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 July 2016

Delicious sandwiches... nice setting with indoor/outdoor seating on the porch and iced tea of course ;) Had lunch but there are also morning choices - breakfast tacos Tex-Mex style and other options. Our lunch sandwiches tasted fresh with good bread, cheese and thoughtful condiments, some made with herbs. You can design your own sandwich too or have a half sandwich... More 

1 Thank Tripmaker787
Chip W, Owner at FoodHeads, responded to this review

It means a lot to know you had a wonderful time when you stopped by for a sandwich -- glad the pickles were able to hit the spot! Thank you, truly, for the kind words, and I hope you've had a chance to come in again since you wrote this review! All the best, Chip, Owner More 

Austin, Texas
Level Contributor
19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2016

What a great hidden treasure in Austin. Perfect spot for a birthday lunch. The grilled chicken sandwich was wonderful. It was a little warm inside but the food made up for that. There is something for everyone, including children. Will definitely go back.

1 Thank Debbie S
Chip W, Owner at FoodHeads, responded to this review

I know it's been a few months, Debbie, but I still wanted to express my gratitude for the kind words about the grilled chicken sandwich! Thank you, truly, and I look forward to welcoming you back in soon. Best wishes, Chip, Owner More 

Tyler, Texas
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89 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 2016

This is a cool small house that has good service and delicious sandwiches! The different breads they use are fantastic. We arrived at 1:00 on a weekday and only waited a few minutes to order. There is indoor and outdoor seating. They are pet friendly here which I don't mind. However one gal had her small dog sitting on an... More 

1 Thank TravelFan5355
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110 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 May 2016

I went for lunch with a friend. The sandwiches are very good and service was prompt. I actually felt like I ate the perfect amount leaving satisfied without overeating. The ciabatta bread was fresh as was the mozzarella cheese in my sandwich. The small house has outside picnic tables in the shade which provides a relaxing venue to eat. The... More 

1 Thank Been_Here-Done_It
Austin, Texas
Level Contributor
11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 April 2016

A small house converted to a great little lunch place. Great soups and sandwiches. Seating both inside and out. Don't let the line scare you, it goes pretty fast.

1 Thank Drt600
Level Contributor
8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2016

I have lived in Austin for five years now and Food Heads has grown to be my favorite lunch place to take friends and family from out-of-town for good local food! The restaurant has a small-town feel and the location is a perfect distance away from campus. Outdoor patio of peeeeerfect for sunny days! Lami sandwich is my go-to.

1 Thank Becky R
Level Contributor
210 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2016

We recently had lunch here on a visit to Austin. We arrived about 2 on a Saturday afternoon and the line to order food was out the door onto the porch. I heard people saying they had never seen the line so long. That being said, it was about 15 minutes wait to place our order. There are many tables... More 

1 Thank Lovtorun

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 616 W 34th St, Austin, TX 78705-1203
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin
  • Phone Number: +1 512-420-8400
FoodHeads is an Austin original featuring wholesome & fresh sandwiches, soups, salads, breakfasts and more. Freshly baked breads are delivered to FoodHeads daily from local bakeries and we use only the finest quality deli meats and cheeses. Our soups, salads, and sides are all handmade from scratch. We pack our own pickles, bake our own beans, and make our own mustard. Simply put, it doesn't get any fresher. If you're looking for a new breakfast spot, check us out. Start your day off right with specialty coffee, breakfast tacos, egg scrambles and sandwiches, enjoying it all either inside or out on our outdoor patio. Have an event coming up? Leave it to FoodHeads for full service catering including venue rental, bartending, and box lunches. Ask us today how we can make your gettogether a delicious success. FoodHeads has been making sandwiches in Austin for over 20 years! We keep it fresh, clean and local.

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?