NoRTH - Austin
NoRTH - Austin

NoRTH - Austin

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.northitalianfarmhouse.com/
  • Phone: (512) 339-4400
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch:
    Daily 11am - 4pm

    Happy Hour:
    Mon - Fri 3pm - 6pm

    Dinner:
    Mon – Thu 4pm - 10pm
    Fri – Sat 4pm - 11pm
    Sunday 4pm - 9pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Contemporary Italian, Italian, Pizzeria
  • Executive Chef: Matt Uemura
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Entertainment: Seasonally, we have live bands playing outside on our patio on Friday Nights, Saturday Afternoon, Saturday Night and Sunday Afternoon.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Mopac
  • Parking: Public Lot
  • Parking Details: Parking is available in the garage or out in front of the Domain.
A word from NoRTH - Austin
North is offering a prix fixe menu and accepting reservations this Valentines Day! Please visit our website to view the menu and contact the restaurant directly to save your seat. We hope you will join us! Thanks, North
We’ve turned a modern lens on traditional Italian cooking. North Italia is our love letter to Italy—a place that’ll make you feel like you’ve stepped off a charming side street to discover a culinary gem. After a decade in business, we’ve learned a thing or two and we’re approaching perfection in the art of handmade pasta and pizza. Every day, we start from scratch to create dishes like Strozzapreti with Bloomsdale spinach or supple ribbons of tagliatelle for our Bolognese. Our pizza is a revelation: an airy, barely chewy center embraced by a perfectly crisp crust. With the spirit of the Italian taverna, North is the place to talk shop over a cocktail or swap gossip sharing delectable chef creations. Every neighborhood would be lucky to have a place like North.
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerGreat for Lunch
  • Diners' Choice WinnerItalian
  • Diners' Choice WinnerMost Booked
NoRTH - Austin reviews from OpenTable diners
179 reviews since July 31, 2014
Overall Rating4.3
  • Food4.4
    Service4.4
  • Ambiance4.1
    Noise LevelEnergetic
98% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
great for outdoor dining (100)fit for foodies (86)great for lunch (73)hot spot (71)good for groups (47)neighborhood gem (44)special occasion (42)romantic (30)notable wine list (26)vibrant bar scene (26)kid-friendly (23)great for brunch (22)late-night find (13)scenic view (4)Show More
  • NoRTH Regulars in Training
    StephVIP
    Dined on 11/17/2014
    This was our third time at NoRTH, and each time is a pleasure. The atmosphere is cozy enough to be romantic, but would still be great for a small group. The waitstaff have great suggestions for wine pairings, and the food is perfect every time. I HIGHLY recommend the risotto balls for an appetizer if you like delicious creamy mushroom goodness. The prosciutto wrapped tenderloin is also just delicious. I had the scallops this time and they were light and flavorful.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Night Out
    Mamao6
    Dined on 11/11/2014
    NoRTHis a favorite for a night out. Our servers are always just the right amount of attentive and the food is always a delight. While there is no dedicated gluten free menu, they do serve gluten free pasta. Our server knew how to point me in the right direction. Only less than perfect aspect is the noise level which is exacerbated by how close together the tables are. Still a great spot.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Lunch on Monday
    sesalch
    Dined on 11/10/2014
    Had a great lunch at North on Monday. Some of the best mushroom soup I've ever had! Very pleasant staff. Glad I was able to get a reservation, because it was packed.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great food!
    Devo
    Dined on 11/8/2014
    North is reliably good. My husband and I always know we will have great food and service here. The food is excellently crafted. Going here is not like other Italian restaurants- At North, we are not bombarded by sweetened red sauce and bread sticks. This Italian food is fresh and crafted by artists. My only complaint is that I wish the music wasn't so loud.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Rick
    Dined on 11/8/2014
    Food was very good, the place was very busy. Our waitress was very nice and polite but I think she had too many tables to take care of inside and outside the restaurant. I had to ask for another beer three times. Rule of thumb in a restaurant never let you drink a empty. Otherwise our dining experience was pleasant.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Love their Sangria
    Austinfoodie3204
    Dined on 11/8/2014
    Great spot on weekends, live music, great food. Service is good and their pizzas are fabulous, especially fig, prosciutto, arugula and Parmesan. Sometimes the tables are too close together, so seating outdoors is the way to go.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • We always enjoy our dining here.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2005
    Dined on 11/8/2014
    We always enjoy our dining experience here. We have never had a problem with our meals at North. Having said that I must add that my scallops were just as expensive as the previous time we dine here yet I received less, scallops. (The chef seemed to go for the more dramatic presentation with parmesan form on the plate and less sea food) The risotto was excellent and the scallops were cooked to perfection.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Accommodating
    NomNomNom
    Dined on 11/6/2014
    This restaurant has hooks under the tables to hang a purse, shopping bags, hats, etc. That is very convenient when sitting a two-seat table that's small and no room for extras. I've seen these hooks mounted under a bar but I have never seen them at individual tables. Smart. We had reservations and we were a bit early but were seated immediately upon arriving. Wine and food and service was great.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • From scratch, but lacking pizzazz
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 11/6/2014
    The from-scratch pasta was good and the pizza crust was very good. The food tasted fresh and of quality, but lacked seasoning/depth of flavor. For the cost of the meal, I was hoping for more deliciousness!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Disappointing
    JosephVIP
    Dined on 11/3/2014
    We have been loyal to NoRTH and frequent diners here. We really appreciated their happy hour specials and in was disappointed to learn that management changed the times again. 3pm to 6pm? It used to run until 7. I work near the airport, and changing the time to 6 from 7 really is disappointing.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Look no further than...NORTH
    revuze
    Dined on 11/3/2014
    NORTH of the dowtown scene, the best best food, service, and ambiance in Austin!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Food, Atmosphere, Service
    Lizardly
    Dined on 11/2/2014
    My daughter and I love dining at NoRTH at the Domain. The food and wine are always very good, the service is excellent, and the atmosphere is warm and inviting.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Always a fantastic meal!
    MrsAnge
    Dined on 10/31/2014
    My husband and I love NoRTH! No matter when we go it's always packed, and with good reason. The food is delicious, I'm gluten intolerant, and they always treat my order with great care. The seasonal menu is always spot on and the wine list is diverse and very well put together. I love the atmosphere, it's very romantic, except for the noise level. When we have guests in from out of town, we always bring them to NoRTH.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Another great experience
    FogdoodATX
    Dined on 10/31/2014
    It was quiet and cozy on the patio for a nice evening out. A bottle of wine, the chefs boArd and great dinner and service!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent as always
    wordphoto
    Dined on 10/25/2014
    Most recent of many visits to North yielded yet another excellent meal. It was a temperate Fall day, so they had opened the walls to the outdoors which helps cut the noise a bit -- it does get a little noisy. They have a bruschetta dish I like and a mussels dish. They were as good as the many times before. Also got samples from the plates of my two fellow diners--a Fall veggie salad and a pasta dish. Still like my two dishes the best but delighted with the chance to try the other. Superlative wait-service made the meal all the better.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • A surprising great meal
    UncleBobVIP
    Dined on 10/23/2014
    I went with my spouse to this restaurant in an unusual combined open mall and residential (apartments and condos) development in North Austin during a meeting held at a hotel in the complex. The salads were excellent including the very unique beet salad. We both had the house made linguini with Bolognese sauce, mine with added meatballs, which was good (but not outstanding). Large servings left not much room for desert.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Quality Food - Pretty People
    wheredoweeatnext
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    The menu is limited but everything is high quality. The servers were extremely polite. The place was very crowded at 5:50 on a Saturday. Nice, covered outdoor seating with a good live band playing in the shopping area just outside the restaurant. We had 2 kinds of pasta and both were fresh and delicious. I will go back to try the pizza. It looked awesome at the table next to us.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Birthday celebration
    mamabar56
    Dined on 10/17/2014
    Treated my daughter for her birthday lunch and everything was wonderful. We ordered the prosciutto fig pizza along with the Zucca chips. Our zucca chips didn't come out ahead of the pizza so we were comped for those which was super nice. The complimentary birthday dessert (olive oil cake) was light and delicious. Great staff who were very accommodating.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Our couple restaurant
    slmyers
    Dined on 10/17/2014
    My husband and I go here all the time. We call it our restaurant. Great food. We had a little issue caused by nature buy the manage took care of it. I love this restaurant. It's good for families during the week and good for couples in the pm.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, neighborhood gem, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Not For Older Folks
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 10/16/2014
    Food was OK. Very crowded, very small table for two and quite noisy.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • judy64
    Dined on 10/12/2014
    Having been to North in Tucson, we were expecting the same good food and service and were not disappointed.cc
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent food but too noisy
    John
    Dined on 10/11/2014
    North is a great local find, excellent food and location. We went on a Saturday night and it was crowded. It was nice to be around a lot of people, but if you wanted to have a conversation or visit with a friend, forget it. The noise level was deafening and very disturbing. We have been there before many times but must have been at slower times. Next time I will choose a less popular day or time. The food was very good but the whole experience was disappointing, because of the noise. You could not relax and enjoy the fun of eating out.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • great date night
    mrsw
    Dined on 10/9/2014
    I love to go to NoRTH for dates - be it lunch, dinner, or special occasion. The food is delicious (my favorite calamari!) and the servers are attentive and knowledgeable. The only downside is the noise level inside the restaurant.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, neighborhood gem, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Rlhwildhare1
    Rlhwildhare1VIP
    Dined on 10/9/2014
    Been twice now so that says plenty. Can be quite noisy depending on day/time, good wines and the food/service has been good.
    Special Features:
    hot spot, late-night find
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Cyclonesal
    Cyclonesal
    Dined on 10/8/2014
    Great bread,good food, nice wine list. Pleasant waitress but not very attentive. Greeted very warmly upon arrival- even though we were very early for our reservation. Overall experience good- we will be back!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Frustrating
    DHP1VIP
    Dined on 10/8/2014
    I have been to North on a dozen occasions as my hotel is close by. I ordered a pizza and asked about specific items being fresh. The staff assured me it was, well it wasn't. Continual problem w/ Opentable at the restaurant as they keep canceling me after I check in and have been seated. I have to notify restaurant to get credit, which has been a big hassle, often taking 3-4 calls. Not worth the effort at North, as there are many dining options close by.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, hot spot, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Experience
    alfredo
    Dined on 10/5/2014
    This is just a great restaurant. Always been in tip top shape.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, hot spot, notable wine list, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • NoRTH is our "Go-To" place!
    PapawGamer
    Dined on 10/5/2014
    My wife and I have been going to North for a while now! Awesome location (The Domain, Austin) and even better food make this our alternate dining table quite often. We have introduced many of our friends and family to the place and we now hold many special events here. Main courses and deserts are exceptionally prepared and presented. Let me tell you, a LOT of "can I have a bite of that!" have been uttered! If you haven't tried North then you must find an excuse...ANY excuse to stop on by!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent Staff
    jctex81
    Dined on 10/4/2014
    Went to the location for our anniversary dinner and were completely surprised when our waitress offered complimentary champagne and appetizers Great service and atmosphere!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • NoRTH excellent
    Johnindallas
    Dined on 10/4/2014
    My wife and I tried this restaurant last weekend based on the reviews we had read. We we're not disappointed. When we couldn't decide between two entree's the waitress offered to split both up and bring us each in a separate bowl. The food is made fresh too so if you want certain changes to the dish, no problem. Food was outstanding, fun high energy place. Price is fair (although warning, we ordered the house Merlot thinking it would be a bit cheaper but not so at $11/glass. Regardless, the service was 5 star and really friendly and attentive without being intrusive. Can't wait to go back!
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, hot spot, late-night find, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Rlhwildhare1
    Rlhwildhare1VIP
    Dined on 10/2/2014
    Great restaurant with good food/service. Can be noisy but worth the earplugs.
    Special Features:
    late-night find, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always amazing!
    mkwylie
    Dined on 9/30/2014
    Dining at North is always a great time. The food and service is always the best! Our server, Rachel, did an amazing job. She was attentive, energetic, fun, and knowledgable. See you next time!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Love their pizzas
    jeanm
    Dined on 9/29/2014
    I had the fig and prosciutto pizza for lunch and it was awesome. Food here is always good. Our server was a bit slow though and not very attentive. But overall a great experience.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Delicious
    Vlav
    Dined on 9/25/2014
    The staff was very helpful and friendly, we ordered a margherita pizza and the spaghetti w/ meatballs. The pizza was fresh and delicious, the pasta - made from scratch and absolutly amazing ... I am still talking about it days later.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, kid-friendly, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Business Meal
    AustinJim
    Dined on 9/22/2014
    Good place for a business meal. Great food, good service. Not too loud for conversations.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great experiences
    Yummy
    Dined on 9/21/2014
    We'v been here a couple of times- once with our (hyper-active) toddlers and once by ourselves. Both our experiences have been awesome. Wait-staff was super patient and understanding with us when we did take our kids along. And they were great when we went on a date night- suggesting great wine pairings among others.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • jeremiahtvan
    Dined on 9/21/2014
    Food was great, as was the service. Attention to detail was evident throughout. Keep up the good work!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for lunch, hot spot, late-night find
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great girls night out spot
    Lovefinedine
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    Went with a girlfriend on a Sat. Night. We're seated as soon as we walked in -- thanks to our reservation on Open Table. Great scene! Great food! Great wine! Our server was knowledgeable and attentive. Top notch! Plus after dinner we went to Cru wine bar directly across from North. Perfect classy girls night out!
    Special Features:
    hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • cindy loo hoo
    Cindy
    Dined on 9/19/2014
    We had made reservations for 730 and we were seated at exactly 730, despite the place being packed. The service was impeccable - prompt, friendly and very attentive to our detailed orders. The food was delicious as always.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, kid-friendly, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Heart of the Domain
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011VIP
    Dined on 9/19/2014
    This place is high energy, good food and service to match.
    Special Features:
    hot spot, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.