A longtime favorite for local and visiting ladies who lunch, brunch, breakfast or have any other occasion to enjoy fabulous food, Clafoutis is famous for friendly service, skillfully executed French dishes, and singularly indulgent pastries. Madeleines, macarons, éclairs, croissants—take your pick; they’re all paragons of buttery excellence. At lunchtime, try a cup of decadent French onion soup and the goat cheese salad, which is huge and completely filling (and even a little bit sinful, despite being a salad). That shouldn’t keep you from hitting up the pastry case before you leave, where you’ll likely get a cheerful merci even when the pleasure’s all yours. The only challenge here is the extremely limited parking—if there’s any way you can walk rather than driving, do so—and, well, trying to keep yourself from coming back every day.
402 N Guadalupe St., 988-1809
Breakfast and lunch Monday-Saturday. No alcohol. $15-$20