FAR FROM FUNNEL CAKE & TURKEY LEGS
Austin is known for its food, and Austin City Limits Music Festival is no different. The ACL Eats Food Court at ACL Fest offers the most delicious festival food, drinks and sweets from Austin and the surrounding area’s favorite restaurants.
Food vendors will be serving all day and accept cash, credit, debit, and ACL Cashless payments. There are plenty of ATMs available throughout the park.
See below for a list of the 2016 vendors.
Amy's Ice Creams
Established in 1984, Amy’s handcrafts artisan super premium ice creams and dairy-free fruit ices. Home of the world famous Mexican Vanilla Ice Cream. With over 350 flavors in rotation your every visit will be a new flavor adventure! We’ve grown up in Austin, Texas and now have shops in Houston and San Antonio! Explore your favorite flavors and the fun of Amy’s Ice Creams.
There is no science to our food. We just make the best delivery pizza ever using only pure, whole ingredients. Throw these together for a simple cheese pie or combine any number of toppings to create your own version of a truly great pizza.
One-fourth score and two years ago, a frozen banana stand was birthed in Austin, Texas out of the wreckage of thousands of years of bananarchist dreams. Since its inception this new banana stand, known as Bananarchy, has been fighting the strongholds of ice creamism, cakeism, and cupcakeism, with varying results, all the while patiently imparting to Austinites the sublime vision of frozen banana freedom.
Burro Grilled Cheese Kitchen
Balkan burro cheese is the finest cheese produced worldwide and is the most expensive, so what better name to represent our brand but the best? From the local artisan bread, Texas small batch cheeses and our custom blended dips, we strive to bring you the best grilled cheese sandwich! Our signature sauces made in-house, and your choice of our cornichons, kettle chips, or a side of mac and cheese….all make perfect additions to any sandwich. Enjoy and come see us on at our original location on South Congress!
Chi’lantro BBQ, which started in 2010 in Austin, TX serves Korean BBQ inspired comfort food and is most widely known for The Original Kimchi Fries. Created accidentally on a slow night of service in downtown Austin, The Original Kimchi Fries are now served at every Austin event and festival throughout the year and have become the food synonymous with a good time.
East Side King
East Side King was started by Chefs Paul Qui and Moto Utsunomiya in October 2009, and has grown from a single location behind The Liberty Bar to a community favorite, with multiple food truck and brick-and-mortar locations throughout Austin. ESK has gained national recognition, including features on the Travel Channel.
Freebirds World Burrito
An Austin staple, Freebirds has been fueling the creative minds of the Live Music Capital of the World for over 25 years. We’re a fast-casual burrito restaurant with a personal approach to serving fresh, made-to-order burritos, quesadillas, nachos, tacos and salads. We are committed to providing great-tasting meals from the freshest ingredients, prepared from scratch every day by our passionate Tribe.
Since GoodPop’s beginnings at the Austin farmers markets in 2009, GoodPop has produced some of the most unique and delicious frozen treats available on the market. GoodPop is famous for their mouthwatering flavor combinations such as: Hibiscus Mint, Watermelon Agave, Coldbrew Coffee, Coconut Lime, and others. GoodPops are made with only the finest all-natural, non-GMO verified, fair trade, organic and locally sourced Texas ingredients. GoodPops have become an ACL food court staple, keeping crowds excited and refreshed since 2012. Find GoodPops year-round at local grocery stores such as Whole Foods, HEB, Royal Blue, Wheatsville and select specialty retailers nationwide.
Hat Creek Burger Co.
Hat Creek Burger Company was born out of a pure passion for juicy, delicious cheeseburgers. What started out as a trailer on 6th street has grown into four locations in Austin. The menu, and our passion for food, has evolved from the first days, introducing chicken, salads, and breakfast to the menu. Along with our all-natural burgers, hand-cut fries and incredible milkshakes, you will find extraordinary fellowship and fun at all of our locations. Come check us out!
High Brew Coffee
Getting great coffee used to mean waiting in line at a coffee shop… not anymore. High Brew puts expertly crafted cold brewed coffee in a can to enjoy whenever and wherever you want it. It’s bold, smooth and packed with natural caffeine to pick you up with nothing artificial to let you down. At High Brew, we believe that great coffee can help you navigate anything the day throws your way and are dedicated to serving up an elevated coffee experience to help you meet each day’s adventures. It’s COLD BREW for THOSE WHO DO.
Since the summer of 2001, we’ve been serving fresh juices and superfood smoothies from our little stone cottage on Barton Springs Road right in the heart of Austin. Our fun-loving team fuels dozens of locations throughout Texas plus one in Brooklyn, making people feel better from the Third Coast to the East Coast. Find your nearest JuiceLand today and let us make all your drinks come true!
Lambas Indian Kitchen
Lambas Royal Indian Food is a family owned business which specializes in traditional north Indian cuisine. We sell our fare at 18 different farmers market a week surrounding Austin, San Antonio, New Braunfels, and Waco. Our wide appreciation for our food has come up with a food trailer on Rainey and Driskill in Austin. We are committed to use best of local and natural ingredients to produce flavorful Indian dishes. All our meals are skillfully prepared with exotic Indian spices. We cater a variety of palates with vegan, gluten free and meat options .
Lonesome Dove Western Bistro
Chef Tim Love is known as much for his vibrant personality as he his for his signature urban western cuisine and quick business sense. With restaurants spanning the nation from Seattle to Knoxville, Love’s roots remain in Texas, where he is chef and owner of beloved Lonesome Dove, Woodshed Smokehouse, Queenie’s Steakhouse, and Love Shack.
Maine Root Beverages
Maine Root is a fair trade certified beverage company based in Austin, TX. We have focused on making giant ice cold drinks for thirsty ACL Fest rockers for over 12 years. We would like to invite you to come see us again in the food court because, well, we love seeing you every year. No GMO high fructose corn syrup, gluten free, tastes great.
An independent Central Texas barbecue trailer proudly located in East Austin. All homemade from fresh ingredients, every day.
Mighty Bird is a rotisserie chicken roasting, homemade tortilla grilling, fresh sauces pouring, hunger ending utopia. We’re dedicated to bringing the most cartable food to your table – breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Crave The Bird.
The Story of the Cone begins with a simple, yet delicious breading developed for fish by the late Hudson’s on the Bend sous chef, Courtney Swenson. Hot ‘n’ Crunchy Trout became a mainstay of the famous Lake Travis restaurant, for year’s holding top honors as one of the most ordered entrees.
mmmpanadas is a locally owned empanada maker that focuses on fresh ingredients and unexpected flavor combinations. mmmpanadas are handmade from scratch to finish then baked hot ready to enjoy. The perfect festival food, mmmpanadas are portable and will not hinder your ability to carry a beverage, lawn chair, or giant Winnie the Poo head on a 10 foot pole.
P. Terry's Burger Stand
P. Terry’s Burger Stand is an Austin original established in 2005. We are known for our all-natural black angus burgers, all-natural chicken burgers, our own veggie burger, fresh cut french fries and homemade cookies.
Shade Tree Organic Lemonade
Shade Tree Beverage Co. is excited to present its USDA certified organic, low-calorie lemonades for its Central Texas launch of healthy and cool juice drinks now available in stores near you. Shade Tree has served refreshing lemonades at Austin City Limits Music Festival and other festivals around the country since 2002, and we look forward to delivering the freshest, top quality organic beverages once again in 2016. Enjoy the staple flavors of Original and Strawberry to your heart’s content … And as always, know we’re proudly bringing our organic lemonades to you with a smile! Life is Yours ~ Squeeze it!
Skull & Cakebones
Skull & Cakebones is Austin’s first locally sourced, craft bakery. All of our offerings are locally sourced, non-GMO, never artificial, and “shh, they’re vegan” too. Everything we do is from scratch, including our plant-based food colorings, which we make in-house. What does locally sourced mean? It means that we take the best of what our local food and drink scene has to offer and partner with these companies, making their product the star ingredient of our products.
Snowie is a local, eco-friendly shaved ice company. From summer events such as Blues on the Green, Levitation Music Festival, to snowball happy hours at some of Austin’s trendiest hotspots, Snowie is your one stop shop for summer splendor and guaranteed fun for all ages. Try an organic Hill Country Peach or Root Beer flavor which are crafted on-site and made exclusively for Austin City Limits Music Festival fans.
Southside Flying Pizza
Pizza made-from-scratch right here in the park! Our dough was rising all night for you. We made our sauce just yesterday. We use the finest cheeses, vegetables, sausage and pepperoni. Watch us make your pizza just right in front of your eyes, not too thick and not too thin. Even try our own gluten free crust! Fabulous brownies too! We are local to Austin, with three restaurants. We are independent. We love really fresh food just like we all love live music.
In 2010 we felt the first symptoms, the urge to start our own healthy contemporary version of the traditional pre-Hispanic tamales and we began cooking them with organic non-GMO corn masa, no lard and no trans-fat oils, and completely gluten-free. Four years later, we now distribute our product in fifteen farmers markets and nine coffee shops from Austin to San Antonio, and our own factory front store in Manor, Texas. We can tell you too many virtues about us; the thing is we only want to spread the addiction. Get-a-fix!
The Peached Tortilla
The award winning Peached Tortilla is a leader in the local and national food scene, bringing modern Asian cuisine with a Southern flair to the city of Austin. Initially launched as a food truck in 2010, the brand has expanded to multiple food trucks, a full service catering business, restaurant, and multi-functional event space named Social House.
The Salt Lick
The Salt Lick began over 48 years ago in Driftwood, Texas and is known for making all its food from scratch and serving it as fresh as possible. Whether it’s the juicy brisket, the unique coleslaw, or the homemade cobbler and pecan pies, you can taste the years of effort and commitment in every bite.
Tiff’s Treats started right here in Austin, TX. Co-founded by Tiffany Taylor-Chen and her husband-Leon Chen-as sophomores at The University of Texas, Tiff’s Treats has expanded their original warm delivery concept to Dallas and Houston in recent years. Tiff’s Treats cookies are hand-delivered warm and fresh from the oven of a nearby store. Insider tip: call ahead or order online if you want your order warm when you pick-up.
Tinos Greek Café
Tinos Greek Cafe, an Austin favorite, brings the delicious taste of Greece to the ACL
festival foodies. We offer a variety of authentic greek food made with fresh ingredients
to satisfy both the meat eater and the vegetarian. Feast on the popular greek sandwich,
the gyro! Pita bread served with gyro meat, lettuce, tomatoes, onions, cucumbers and
topped with our homemade tzadziki sauce. For the health conscious foodie, we offer
fresh salad choices. Or tour a sample of greek classics included on our vegetarian plate
with tabouli, hummus, tzadziki and pita bread….perfect to share with a foodie friend.
Let’s get one thing straight – Torchy may be cute, but he isn’t what makes our food so Damn Good. Before the service and preceding the preparation, the food we serve is the flame to our fire. We’re confident in the products we serve and the people we work with. If not regionally-sourced, you can bet your brush fire that it’s responsibly-sourced. We work with brands who believe that serving the best thing is the right thing, and we’re constantly looking to better ourselves.
Trudy’s is a flourishing and long-established restaurant in Austin. We opened our doors in 1977 and now have 4 locations. Each location is casual and high volume. Our continued success is attributed to quality food at reasonable prices, and exceptional service in a fun environment for everyone.
Way South Philly "Authentic Cheese Steaks"
Way South Philly is located at 1209 E. 6th St. in downtown Austin, Texas. We have been serving SXSW Conference, along with Circuit of the America’s bringing tens of thousands yearly. Our Cheese Steaks are served on imported Amorosos rolls. We offer wedding and vow renewals reflecting the “Keep Austin Weird” tradition. Way South Philly has been mentioned in national and local magazines, blogs, and has been interviewed by the local news several times. Having a solid reputation in the community, Way South Philly has proven we are established as a destination for lunch, dinner, and late night weekend dining.
Local grass-fed beef burgers, philly cheesesteaks, reubens, chili, and so much more! Featuring local organic pasture raised hormone and chemical-free grass-fed beef along with locally-grown organic produce.