The recently renovated Hotel Ella (formerly Mansion at Judges Hill) has opened their once exclusive restaurant to the general public. Goodall's Kitchen + Bar, situated between the downtown business district and the University of Texas campus, offers up traditional cocktails and bar bites with a twist.

Miss Ella and Mansion Porch Margarita

Check out the Watermelon Collins Deep Eddy vodka, muddled watermelon and basil leaves with tonic water or the Mansion Porch Margarita a blend of Sauza Hornitos Plata, Cointreau, fresh lime juice and splash of orange juice sweetened with organic agave nectar.

Take your cocktail poolside and enjoy the brussel sprout fries or the burger featuring duck bacon, Boursin cheese, and a fried egg. Or head into the main restaurant for a three course meal until 10 p.m. Also check out their brunch every Saturday and Sunday from 11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Goodall's Kitchen + Bar (inside Hotel Ella) 1900 Rio Grande, Austin, TX 78705, 512-495-1800