Olive and June
Olive and June

Olive and June

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.oliveandjune-austin.com/
  • Phone: 5124679898x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Bar open at 4:30. Open nightly at 5:00. Happy hour daily 5:00-6:30 pm. Featuring a half price all antipasti, beer, and liquor. Sunday night, in addition to our regular menu, we offer a $29 three course prix fixe sunday dinner menu. See our website for an updated menu each week.
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Italian
  • Executive Chef: Shawn Cirkiel
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Private Party Facilities: Private dining space available indoor ad outdoor for 8-150 people.
  • Private Party Contact: Allison Guelli 5124679898x
  • Special Events: olive & june has many private dining options, from smaller groups of 12 up to 100. please email events@oliveandjune-austin.com for availability & pricing!

Getting there

  • Cross Street: 35th Street
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: Complimentary valet parking
A word from Olive and June
A southern Italian restaurant by Chef Shawn Cirkiel of parkside & the backspace, and chavez. Serving piccolo piatti, antipasti, daily homemade pastas, entrées grilled over Texas oak, contorni & Italian dolci.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerOutdoor Dining
  • Diners' Choice WinnerItalian
Olive and June reviews from OpenTable diners
177 reviews since May 24, 2014
Overall Rating4.5
  • Food4.5
    Service4.4
  • Ambiance4.4
    Noise LevelModerate
94% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
fit for foodies (118)great for outdoor dining (111)special occasion (104)neighborhood gem (101)romantic (89)notable wine list (76)good for groups (59)hot spot (31)scenic view (23)vibrant bar scene (15)kid-friendly (10)late-night find (10)great for brunch (6)great for lunch (6)Show More
  • Italian bistro with a great bar
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 9/15/2014
    The "Mezzo Mondays" specials at Olive and June keep me coming back. Half-price primi piatti and antipasti,half-price wine and all cocktails---what's not to love? But on top of that, the food is quite good and the atmosphere and waitstaff are wonderful.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Olive and June
    Nomz
    Dined on 9/14/2014
    Had the best server and the food was beyond delicious.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Service Lacking
    oldfoodie
    Dined on 9/14/2014
    There is pleasant ambiance and it was not noisy since we were there before 6 p.m. on a Sunday. My first glass of wine was not drinkable as it was full of tannins and probably the bottom of the bottle. I was brought two samples to try before ordering again and the second glass was fine. The waitress was rather inefficient as she forgot our side of fingerling potatoes which subsequently did not arrive until we were well into our dinner. Once served, she did not return at appropriate intervals and we waited quite a while for our check in spite of the restaurant not being busy. While the rabbit plates were nicely arranged and cooked properly, fried rabbit would not be my choice a second time.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Outstanding!!!
    hate2cook
    Dined on 9/10/2014
    We went to celebrate our anniversary and were thrilled with the experience. Olive & June is a true gem, especially in light of all the chains popping up around town. The food was fresh, beautifully presented and out of this world. The cocktails are so fantastic we decided to forgo wine to continue enjoying their unique concoctions. Our waiter was absolutely perfect - knowledgeable, attentive without being suffocating, and humorous. We will request him next time. The atmosphere is romantic and beautiful. In cooler weather, we will definitely opt for the patio as it is gorgeous. Love that it's not downtown too. Our night was absolute perfection and we will definitely be back!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Happy birthday indeed!
    MidnightDave
    Dined on 9/8/2014
    My wife took me here for number 55 and Olive and June, and our waiter Andrew made sure I had a great meal. The food is interesting, complex and fun. The wines the same. In fact, so was our waiter, if you replace complex with knowledgeable. Just a great experience, as we told Jason, one of the managers when he came to check on us. Highly recommended!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wonderful as always...
    AlyAnders1
    Dined on 9/8/2014
    Although I hate to share this sweet neighborhood spot, I cannot help but commend the always excellent food, service and ambiance.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Nice meal spoiled
    MrGrumpy
    Dined on 9/7/2014
    We were seated on the interior mezzanine, next to a group of about 8 people who seemed intent on shouting each other down (I should have seen where things were headed and requested re-seating immediately). The staff ignored the growing rowdiness and the obvious fact that other diners nearby were being disturbed. One, not me, quietly expressed his discomfort with the rowdiness to the noisiest of the group and received a shouted obscenity for his pains. While the food was excellent, the floor staff allowed the efforts of the kitchen (and other diners' money) to be wasted by the bad behavior of a few of their customers.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Outstanding SaryGunday Dinner
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 9/7/2014
    All courses of the Sunday family dinner were wonderful and the portions were more than ade for aquatell 7 diners. The service was excellent and the setting very relaxing. This is a great place for family dinners, and children are more than welcome.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, kid-friendly, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • suprised
    foodie
    Dined on 9/7/2014
    First time. Waiter very savy, excellent recommendations on food and wine, great feel in the room, free valet service. Completely satisfying.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Amazing Happy Hour, Dinner, Drinks
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    Took a group of girls here for a happy hour/dinner bachelorette evening. The food was unreal. Some of the appetizers were so good we ordered them twice. Loved every second.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Gang of 3
    Great
    Dined on 9/3/2014
    Emily our server was fantastic. We loved the food. The wine is pricey but wonderful.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • dwpl
    Dined on 9/3/2014
    Andrew was knowledgable friendly and excellent. His presentation was thorough. His recommendations were right on. We will come back!!!
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Phenomenal
    DallasDiner
    Dined on 9/1/2014
    Olive and June is phenomenal. Every time. Andrew was amazing and his recommendation of the cheesecake was on point!
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    Meat and cheese plate is $19, and 1 of the 3 cheeses was simple Parmesan slices. 2 of the 3 meats were just small piles of salami and prosciutto. Half of that plate was not worth half of that price. For the 6 tables we were seated next to, it was extremely loud. Wait staff felt like they didn't have time for our table of two, was very brief with us when they were around. Thought we asked for a dessert menu instead of the check. We had the Grilled Octopus appetizer, which had more whole chunks of sausage than octopus. It was also 5 bites big & came in a bowl that filled more than a quarter of our small table. The 2nd app was similarly small-but-massively-bowled. This was not appealing for the price. Price is too high for what this is.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Go
    Juanacuatro
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    Fresh pasta, northern Italian style seasoning, caring staff, creative flavors made this a nice birthday dinner.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Lovely
    Ontsmomna
    Dined on 8/27/2014
    The food was delicious. I would recommend this restaurant to anyone.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • I expected it to be good....
    Theloniouscoltrane
    Dined on 8/24/2014
    Instead it was great. This is the place to go on Sunday nights for their 3 course prix fixe menu. For little more than the cost of an entree, you get three generous courses of inventive foods. This past Sunday we had a nice set of starters followed by lasagna with eggplant and finished with a leg of duck confit with Texas figs. Yummy stuff. Good recommendations of wine as well.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Has potential but...
    wheredoweeatnext
    Dined on 8/21/2014
    Good Things: wine list, service from the waiter, valet parking, the beauty of the gigantic tree. Not So Good Things: portion per price ratio (small portions are OK but they should not be priced higher than other comparable restaurants with food of equal quality), shabby décor in a beautiful building (looks like everything was purchased at a thrift store) The food was mostly good but not great and was priced like it should be great. It is not up to the quality of Parkside - a sister restaurant. The building is so great and the concept one we need in Austin but, sadly, it doesn't live up to its full potential. I will try it again because it could be a really good restaurant with just a few tweaks.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Mattoon
    Sparkles
    Dined on 8/20/2014
    We went to Olive and June for the first time on our 37th anniversary. We were very impressed and can't wait to return.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great service
    NativeAustinite12
    Dined on 8/19/2014
    Not a huge foodie but our server Andrew made me excited about the food. Grateful for his enthusiasm and knowledge and kindness. This restaurant has the potential to be a little uppity/snobby but Andrew made me comfortable. The ambiance is great and the outdoor patio space is beautiful.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Gal pals
    Kalola
    Dined on 8/18/2014
    Really good evening. Just one minor complaint: our waiter would come by and interrupt our serious conversation. He seemed to be oblivious to the vibe at the table. I was telling my friends something very serious and sad and he brought bread -- and interrupted to describe it. "This is foccacia... It's a bread." Kind of broke up our conversation multiple times. Other than those interruptions, it was a lovely evening.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Redwine
    RedwineVIP
    Dined on 8/18/2014
    The summer menu is very good offering some fresh ideas.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Fabulous
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 8/17/2014
    One of the best restauraants in Austin, with the absolute best service.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • excellent Italian
    bike2work
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    Delicious appetizers, well prepared pasta, and excellent gelato are complimented by attentive service. It is always a joy to dine here.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • super yum
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 8/12/2014
    de-lish-us. Took some very good friends for a "thank you" dinner and O&J did not disappoint. Great for sharing. Pricey for sure but one of Austin's best.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Food & setting good;Service lacking
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 8/11/2014
    Our server was very nice, but the service was slow and spotty. I still put it in the top 10 in Austin.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great spot
    MikeATX
    Dined on 8/11/2014
    Great spot for date night or to celebrate a special occasion. The menu has unique great tasting dishes. We went for my wife's birthday dinner on a weeknight but the bar scene and patio when the weather is nice look like great areas to enjoy a drink and conversation with friends and/or colleagues.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great experience
    Lovegoodfood
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    Booked a table for my friend's birthday and we got a nice private room, which made it super special. Service and food were simply amazing. Everyone loved it!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great night out
    Kathy
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    We celebrated a special dinner with friends. We were not disappointed. The food was excellent and the staff was outstanding.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Love this place
    bryang949
    Dined on 8/8/2014
    I had to go back it's that good. I love the small plates for three bucks. You can try ten things for around thirty dollars. And be full and happy
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wonderful atmosphere
    Kelley
    Dined on 8/8/2014
    We enjoy having a place to go that's not over-run with small children and loud music. It was fantastic to meet another couple and have a nice conversation over fantastic food and beverages. The service was phenomenal.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Another nice place to go
    Interesting
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    We had high expectations for Olive and June, and while we had a pleasant dinner, it was disappointing. The food selection was very good. The wine list was way overpriced, less than 10% of the sections were under $100 and I don't recall any under $50. I contrast that to a restaurant like Barletta's where there were lots of good values under $100 (and frankly better food as well) . O&J's food was nicely prepared but was a bit ordinary and lacked the "pop" we had expected give its reputation. The plating was weird though, just the entree, no vegetable, greens or potatoes adorned the entree. for a dish costing $26-25 in Austin I think the could have a little more. And $8 for a side dish of Kale or Peas? Really? It was a nice place
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Delicious, innovative Italian
    Java1002
    Dined on 7/29/2014
    I have eaten at Olive and June twice in the past two weeks. Each time the food was really, really good. All of the appetizers, the beet salad, and the ravioli were particular standouts. We really have difficulty with trendy restaurants that are so loud you have to scream at your dinner partner. The noise level here was moderate, certainly bearable, which is big plus in my view. The service was friendly and adequate but not totally professional.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • I love this place
    bryang949
    Dined on 7/24/2014
    I got last minute reservations around 9:45 on a Thursday and am so glad I did. I got every small plate they had. Around ten and they were so perfect.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, late-night find, scenic view, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Definitely worth the drive!
    Judy
    Dined on 7/24/2014
    Olive and June had been recommended, by more than one person, as a place to eat in Austin. We met out of town family there and were definitely NOT disappointed! Food and service were both outstanding! Noise level was a bit high but, we will return. Half price happy hour options are a great plus too! Thank you for a great first experience, Olive and June!!
    Special Features:
    special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Superb place for fine food
    JohnVIP
    Dined on 7/23/2014
    Excellent food, presentation and wait staff. Great menu.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • A great meal every time.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 7/23/2014
    We wanted someplace to take the mother of a friend for a nice & relaxing meal, and be able to have conversation and get to know her. Olive & June fills the bill again: lovely service from the get-go, wonderful food with a deliciously memorable surprise every time - who knew that grilling snap peas makes them sweet & smoky?, that you might have an incredible meal where you all vote that the glazed carrots were indeed the star not because the entrees weren't memorable but because you never knew carrots could taste that good?! And perhaps best of all, the ambience is relaxing and we're able to talk with the people we eat with, without shouting. We've been several times, and Olive & June always pleases.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great outdoor spot!
    SanFranVisitorVIP
    Dined on 7/20/2014
    We discovered this restaurant because it was near where we were staying and got good reviews. We choose to sit outside and loved it, though the inside looked inviting as well. We shared a few things to be able to try more, and everything was well presented and delicious! Next time we're in Austin we will definitely be back!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • still the best
    alwayssunny88
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    I've been here a few times now and it's still my favorite place in the world. the menu changes seasonally (so just order it all ;) ). this time was a little louder than usual, but it was due to where we were seated. regardless the food was incredible and everything came out perfectly. always a treat
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    The ambiance was quite warm and inviting, but still upscale. The waitstaff was well informed and inspired confidence in the menu before the food arrived. The Farm Egg arrived hot and delicious...with a creamy polenta...not a complicated dish, but out of this world. The White Vinaigrette dressing on the salad was perfectly subtle. The house-made pasta was perfectly done (al dente) on the ravioli and the Wreckfish was tender with a sauce that is well seasoned with olives. Ask for Alex or Robert and you will be well taken care of.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.