And you thought the hardest part would be getting tickets...
If you've picked and secured your seat for Broadway hit "Hamilton" during the show's three-week stop in Austin, you've made only one of a series of major decisions. Because, as they say, lovers of enchanting historical theater gotta eat.
PHOTOS: Fans attend ‘Hamilton’ premiere at Bass Concert Hall
So what it'll be? Casual? Less casual? Sushi?
Whether you're planning lunch after a matinee, or dinner before an evening show, here are some of the dining options near Bass Concert Hall where "Hamilton" is playing:
1601 Guadalupe St.
Nothing like a warm plate of tikka masala before a night at the theater. This Austin staple serves Indian fare in a historic downtown building.
El Chile Café y Cantina
1809 Manor Road
What about a puffy taco and a michelada before the show? El Chile offers a variety of Mexican dishes and comfortable patio seating.
2406 Manor Road
Regularly featured on our restaurant critic's top lists, Dai Due has a burger you're going to want to post to Instagram about. But aside that, it has a menu that is prefaced "everything is from around here."
1917 Manor Road
One of Austin's most beloved happy hours, Salty Sow has tasty bites like a honey rosemary fried chicken biscuit and crispy Brussels sprouts that will keep you satiated throughout the show. Plus, drinks!
Texas Chili Parlor
1409 Lavaca St.
Your night out's going to be fancy enough, so why not get it a little dusty with a stop at Texas Chili Parlor for a big bowl of what Texas does best and one of those famed "Mad Dog" margaritas.
Red River Cafe
2912 Medical Arts St.
It's quaint, it has breakfast all day and its cozy booths are perfect for a post-show chat.
1612 Lavaca St.
All. You. Can. Eat. It's sushi. But all of it that you can eat.
If all that's missing from your night out is an actual ticket to "Hamilton," don't forget about the show's $10 lottery that will make forty tickets for each show available two days prior the show date. Read more about the lottery here.