Our family-run business was established in 2011 to promote unpretentious food and brew while delivering quality to the neighborhood. While creating the vision for our establishment, we were excited to incorporate some of the nostalgia of one of our favorite hometown bars. With our hats tipped to Tucson, Arizona, we are working to create our own niche in East Austin. Located in an old Tejano night club, Gourmands is comfortably positioned on Webberville Road. The quirks of the building give you a glimpse of the past, with cracked black granite tile on the walls, cast glitter sprinkles on the doorways, and a distinct left lean to the room. It's not a perfect building, and its character is one of a kind.
Sit back and indulge your inner gastronomer while devouring a fat sandwich paired with soup in our locally made bread bowls. Our attention to quality is shown as we make our soups from scratch, slice all meats and cheese, fry house potato chips and garnish sandwiches with our pickled cucumber, carrot, onion and jalapeno mix. Enjoy a 32oz schooner of beer, or anything else from our full bar, which offers local and international brews, liquors, and wines. We hope you enjoy every minute of your stay. Come in refined, depart a Gourmand.
Eat each one of our menu sandwichs and our specials, get a cool t-shirt.
Our members get to partake in $2.50 drafts of their choice,
but must sport their sweet club T-shirt in order to get the gold.
History: The Sandwich Club came about after discussions between a few regulars and staff. The regulars felt that an exclusive club should exist for those folks who could/would eat all 21 of our full sandwiches. To date over 500 people have signed up to take the challenge and only a few have completed.
The most notable finish has to be Mike. He took the challenge to a new level when he walked in to the pub one afternoon and announced that he would be eating all 21 sandwiches in as many days. We didn't think he would do it around day 13 when he skipped a day, but in true champion style he finished off on the 21st day by eating 2 sandwiches.
That is no small task by any standard, our hats off to you Mike.
Not to be outdone, Brian finished a second round through the sandwiches, but this time he did them all on a hoagie rolls. We'll call him "El Conquistador De Bocadillos!"
Sandwich Club Happy Hour is the last Thursday of each month