Honest Mary’s exists to improve our community through life-giving fast food. Our ambition is to help our guests and team become the best version of themselves through nourishing food, authentic kindness, and genuine care for their well-being. We want to set a new standard for restaurants by making healthy food enjoyable and accessible, and genuinely helping people grow. In other words, we're so much more than a meal. Join us on our journey to provide healthy, delicious, and convenient food options to communities everywhere.
We are honest. We bring the principles of home-cooking to our restaurants. By hand-preparing whole foods from scratch daily, and committing to simple (and delicious) ingredients - it’s simply honest-to-goodness food.
We are a home away from home. We hope our guests feel at home in our warm and friendly spaces. Set your phone aside and share a meal with a friend, or bring a book and settle in.
We are nourishing. You feel better and live better when you’re properly nourished. We take care of our people - whether that’s through our food, employee care, or community engagement. This means you’ll leave Honest Mary’s feeling better than when you got here.
We are your whenever meal. Whether you want a quick lunch or a leisurely dinner, we accommodate the rhythm of your life. Because you shouldn’t have to sacrifice wholesomeness for speed, and you should be able to enjoy home-cooking without doing it yourself. Come to Honest Mary’s whenever.
Honest Mary's was founded by Mary and Nelson Monteith with a vision to create a genuinely healthy restaurant that matched their active and clean lifestyle. Despite Austin's emphasis on healthy living and recreation, they noticed a clear lack of convenient options serving freshly prepared, health-conscious food. Determined to create a solution, they opened the first Honest Mary's in Austin's Arboretum neighborhood in 2017.
The positive impact of the first store on guests and team members inspired Honest Mary's to expand its footprint and team. In 2020, the second location opened in Rosedale. Soon after, Andrew Wiseheart, a friend and restaurateur of Contigo and Ladybird Taco, joined Honest Mary's as a co-owner and partner, bringing decades of people-first restaurant experience and culinary excellence to help propel the company's mission forward.
As Honest Mary's continues to grow, the mission remains the same: to improve lives through nourishing food - one meal at a time.