The Infatuation's Restaurant Picks

The Infatuation is an app and website, which uses a small team of local editors who dine anonymously to rate and review restaurants. Each restaurant gets a rating, so that you can find the right place for every occasion.

Best American Restaurants in Austin

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Best American Restaurants in Austin

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Best Italian Restaurants in Austin

Popular restaurants in Austin

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Wild Wood Bakehouse
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Café | Central Austin
Uchiko
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Sushi | Central Austin
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Farm-to-table | Central Austin
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10 Hard-to-Get Reservations in Austin

We know a thing or two about snagging a table. See the spots that are hardest to get into.
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10 Hard-to-Get Reservations in Austin

Local Favorites: The 20 Best Restaurants in Austin

The top restaurants in the city, according to our savvy dining experts.
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Local Favorites: The 20 Best Restaurants in Austin

The Top 15 Restaurants by Cuisine in Austin

Whether it’s a margherita pizza or sashimi you're after, here are the best places.
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The Top 15 Restaurants by Cuisine in Austin

Austin’s 10 Most Iconic Restaurants

Fall in love with these longstanding local favorites.
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Austin’s 10 Most Iconic Restaurants

74 Austin Restaurants to Love This Valentine's Day

We took a look at our data to select the restaurants that are perfect for your Valentine's Day celebrations this year.
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III Forks - AustinIII Forks - Austin
2267 reviews
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Steak | Downtown, Austin

pepper sauce is great. also provide parking in city garage across street More

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GarrisonGarrison
110 reviews
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Grill | Downtown, Austin

Such a great restaurant. You have to order the grilled sourdough, fluke crudo and octopus. Wether you want a hearty steak or whole grilled fish, they got you covered. Save room for dessert though! More

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The Grove Wine Bar and Kitchen DowntownThe Grove Wine Bar and Kitchen Downtown
308 reviews
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Wine Bar | Downtown, Austin

This is one of our frequent visit places to get quality food and good service. We have never been disappointed with either. More

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Doc B's Restaurant + Bar - AustinDoc B's Restaurant + Bar - Austin
107 reviews
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American | North Central, Austin

Arguably my favorite restaurant in Austin today. Just exceptional. Every bite is always a 10 out of 10! More

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Trace - W - AustinTrace - W - Austin
945 reviews
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Contemporary American | Downtown, Austin

Went here for a busy New Year Eve's. Once things were sorted, we had a wonderful time and the food was great. Mgnt. was on top on everything. More

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Specials at top restaurants in Austin

Enjoy great restaurant specials, set menus, and more
Z'Tejas Austin 6th StZ'Tejas Austin 6th St
448 reviews
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Southwest | Downtown, Austin

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WOW! I was blown away by everything at Z Tenas. The food was exquisitely prepared. My wife ordered the mushroom enchilada with crab and spinach added. I ordered the 5 cheese (including bleu -- my favorite!) chicken mac and cheese -- very tasty. Our server was extraordinarily attentive as was the GM. If you're a margarita fan, they have an extensive menu to tempt you. Oh -- and the ancho chili chocolate pie is absolutely to die for! If you're coming to Austin, you will be well served to make sure you include Z Tejas in your dining plans (they also have free parking accessed via a driveway between their two buildings). More

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NightcapNightcap
152 reviews
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Contemporary American | Downtown, Austin

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First time to NightCap and we were so impressed! Great food, ambiance and service. Loved every minute of it! More

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L'Oca d'OroL'Oca d'Oro
524 reviews
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Italian | North Central, Austin

Great food, unique take on Italian. Very accommodating and friendly with my 3-year-old and infant, even had a lot of kids books. Welcoming atmosphere. More

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Copper Restaurant and Dessert Lounge - DomainCopper Restaurant and Dessert Lounge - Domain
101 reviews
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Contemporary Southern | Northwest, Austin

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Monday night dates are the best! Happy hour extended all evening including starters and shared plates. Service was good, food tasted great. Cake Balls are wonderful but definitely overpriced because of the fancy tin they come in. I could do without the tin that I threw away and take the cake in a box instead to save on price. Otherwise, great experience. More

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Wild Kitchen and BarWild Kitchen and Bar
81 reviews
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Contemporary American | Bee Caves / Lakeway / Lake Travis, Austin

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Great experience! Friendly waitstaff! Food was great! More

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Diners' Choice Winners: Best Overall

Austin's best restaurants based upon thousands of OpenTable diner reviews
Uchiko1. Uchiko
3192 reviews
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Sushi | Central Austin, Austin

This was our first time dining here. The food was excellent and our server went out of her way to make our experience wonderful! Melissa was and excellent server with great suggestions and an overall enjoyment for her job and our experience. One of the best restaurants we have gone to in Austin!!! A real gem!!! Thank you, Melissa!!! Can’t wait to come back!!! More

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Clark's Oyster Bar2. Clark's Oyster Bar
674 reviews
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Seafood | Downtown, Austin

Great seafood, wonderful service. More

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Eddie V's - Arboretum3. Eddie V's - Arboretum
2711 reviews
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Seafood | Arboretum, Austin

The best food with great service - everyone at the table loved their meals!! More

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Cafe Josie4. Cafe Josie
855 reviews
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American | Downtown, Austin

Outstanding dining experience! The food was divine. More

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Espetos Churrascaria Brazilian Steakhouse5. Espetos Churrascaria Brazilian Steakhouse
40 reviews
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Brazilian Steakhouse | Bee Caves / Lakeway / Lake Travis, Austin

The service is amazing. Love this place. More

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New to OpenTable

Austin restaurants that recently joined the OpenTable network
Austin Java- ManchacaAustin Java- Manchaca
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American | South Austin, Austin

Austin Java serves breakfast (all day), lunch and dinner. Laid-back atmosphere with great food and locally roasted coffee. More

Bar PeachedBar Peached
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Asian | Downtown, Austin

Bar Peached is the newest restaurant concept from the team that brought you The Peached Tortilla, the Asian and Southern inspired food truck turned brick and mortar. Located at 1315 W. 6th Street, Bar Peached is a bar focused restaurant concept that features a range of small plates, comfort food shareables, and both small and large format tacos, all with an Asian twist. Beverage Director Kevin Kok's bar menu boasts a variety of draft cocktails and "to order" cocktails, an extensive wine list, and a spectrum of draft, bottled and canned beers. More

Copper AustinCopper Austin
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American | Northwest, Austin

Southern Dining with a Texas Twist
Copper is an evolution of Hill Country cuisine and libations rooted in the sweeter side of life. We craft lunches, brunches, and dinners that bring family and friends around the table with a little touch of Texan charm and a whole lotta see ya'll again real soon.

Swing by with a friend or two for our famous happy hour and you'll see why we're the oldest locally owned restaurant in the Domain.More

Jaipur Palace - AustinJaipur Palace - Austin
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Indian | South Austin, Austin

Coming Soon!More

Unit-D PizzeriaUnit-D Pizzeria
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Pizzeria | Central Austin, Austin

Tucked around the corner in a 1950’s building that has served a multitude of community purposes, Unit-D Pizzeria offers a comfortable space for guests to enjoy a chef-driven menu designed around high quality ingredients and a wood-fired oven. All of the products and ingredients you see on the menu have either been lovingly crafted in house or carefully selected for their artisan origins. While Neapolitan pizza is the main act, our salads, wood-fired starters and meat & cheese boards are incredibly popular.

Our happy hour menu (5-7pm) includes a variety of wood-fired apps and small plates, draft beers and house wines, all for $5 and under. On Mondays, you can come in for $2 craft pints all night!More

Discover Austin

Austin’s booming dining scene is one of the many reasons the vibrant capital of Texas tops just about every “best of” list that comes out. Over the last decade, Austin has made waves in industries from music and tech to filmmaking and—you guessed it—food. Speaking of food, forget any notions about Austin’s culinary scene being solely Tex-Mex, barbecue, and breakfast tacos. While all those things are still here (and delicious as ever), the food scene is brimming with energy, creativity, and new concepts. A new wave of coffee roasteries, sushi fusion restaurants, stylish eateries and juiceries have opened their doors, adding dynamism to a city on the rise.