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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.
OlamaieOlamaie
9.3
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Southern | Central Austin, Austin
UchiUchi
9.1
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Sushi | Downtown, Austin
UchikoUchiko
9
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Sushi | Central Austin, Austin
Emmer & RyeEmmer & Rye
8.6
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American | Downtown, Austin
Dai DueDai Due
8.5
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American | South Austin, Austin
June's All DayJune's All Day
8.5
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Contemporary American | South Austin, Austin
Kuneho - Permanently ClosedKuneho - Permanently Closed
8.5
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Sushi | East Austin, Austin
Lambert's Downtown BBQLambert's Downtown BBQ
8.4
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Barbecue | Downtown, Austin
Hillside FarmacyHillside Farmacy
8.4
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American | Downtown, Austin
Perla's Seafood and Oyster BarPerla's Seafood and Oyster Bar
8.1
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Seafood | Downtown, Austin
L'Oca d'OroL'Oca d'Oro
8.1
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Italian | North Central, Austin
Bob's Steak and Chop House - AustinBob's Steak and Chop House - Austin
8
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Steakhouse | Downtown, Austin
Clark's Oyster BarClark's Oyster Bar
7.9
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Seafood | Downtown, Austin

Best American Restaurants in Austin

Jeffrey's RestaurantJeffrey's Restaurant
(494)
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American | Central Austin, Austin
Emmer & RyeEmmer & Rye
(833)
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American | Downtown, Austin
Cafe JosieCafe Josie
(773)
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American | Downtown, Austin
Dai DueDai Due
(668)
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American | South Austin, Austin
Café No SéCafé No Sé
(130)
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American | Downtown, Austin
Chez ZeeChez Zee
(2900)
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American | Northwest, Austin
Jacoby's Restaurant & MercantileJacoby's Restaurant & Mercantile
(161)
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American | East Austin, Austin
Hillside FarmacyHillside Farmacy
(95)
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American | Downtown, Austin
EberlyEberly
(812)
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American | Downtown, Austin
Central StandardCentral Standard
(210)
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American | Downtown, Austin
Mattie's at Green PasturesMattie's at Green Pastures
(360)
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American | Downtown, Austin

Best Italian Restaurants in Austin

Red Ash ItaliaRed Ash Italia
(792)
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Italian | Downtown, Austin
ASTI TrattoriaASTI Trattoria
(1173)
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Italian | Midtown, Austin
North Italia – AustinNorth Italia – Austin
(1584)
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Italian | Northwest, Austin
Trattoria LisinaTrattoria Lisina
(3995)
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Italian | Driftwood, Austin
JuniperJuniper
(464)
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Italian | East Austin, Austin
It's Italian CucinaIt's Italian Cucina
(71)
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Italian | South Austin, Austin
Botticelli'sBotticelli's
(984)
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Italian | Downtown, Austin
CipollinaCipollina
(430)
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Italian | Downtown, Austin
68 Degrees68 Degrees
(353)
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Italian | Downtown, Austin
Cane Rosso - AustinCane Rosso - Austin
(79)
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Italian | Downtown, Austin
Siena Ristorante ToscanaSiena Ristorante Toscana
(1016)
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Italian | Northwest, Austin
Olive and JuneOlive and June
(1431)
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Italian | Downtown, Austin

Popular restaurants in Austin

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Z'Tejas Austin 6th StZ'Tejas Austin 6th St
422 reviews
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Mexican / Southwestern | Downtown, Austin

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We really enjoyed the evening. Service was great and we were able to talk. More

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EDGE Pool Bar & Cabanas at the JW Austin1. EDGE Pool Bar & Cabanas at the JW Austin
14 reviews
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Bar / Lounge / Bottle Service | Downtown, Austin

These cabanas are amazing--much bigger and more substantial (nicely furnished) than most poolside cabanas................our server Julia was wonderful.........super friendly and accommodating.........we had a great day! More

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Eddie V's - Arboretum2. Eddie V's - Arboretum
2583 reviews
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Seafood | Arboretum, Austin

The food was amazing as was our service. I ordered the filet oscar style and my wife had the halibut special. As sides we got the truffle mac and cheese and asparagus. Probably in the top 5 meals Ive had anywhere! More

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Carillon Restaurant3. Carillon Restaurant
770 reviews
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Contemporary American | Downtown, Austin

My husband and I came here because it was close to the bullock museum where we were at that night. We were happy that we decided to try this place and that we were absolutely pleasantly surprised. Food is great, service is fantastic and the 3 for $35 special is unbeatable. The portions for the special is spot on and the ability to add certain items on the menu for extra $10 just as part of the special is worth the extra money. My husband ended up getting the 44 Farms ribeye and it was delicious. There was a salad special, which was watermelon with lobster and heirloom tomatoes and micro greens. Wow that was phenomenal. We will definitely come back since they have a seasonal menu. More

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Eddie V's - 5th Street4. Eddie V's - 5th Street
3601 reviews
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Seafood | Downtown, Austin

Everything was amazing but the BREAD was by far the best I've ever tasted!! More

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Truluck's Seafood, Steak and Crab House - Austin Downtown5. Truluck's Seafood, Steak and Crab House - Austin Downtown
2272 reviews
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Seafood | Downtown, Austin

We had a great time! Impeccable service from Joshua, he made the night extra special! More

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Blair House InnBlair House Inn
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Continental | Wimberley, Austin

We Offer Unforgettable Texas Hill Country Fine Dining! Saturday Evening & Holiday Dinners Our dinners are open to the public. We invite those in the community and guests from other inns to join us for an evening of Wimberley, Texas fine dining. Please call for a reservation. Should it be necessary to cancel your dinner reservation, we request the courtesy of 48 hours notification in order to avoid a charge to your credit card. Saturday Evening Dinner is served at 7:00 p.m. Price: $70.00 plus tax and $14.00 gratuity, equaling $89.78 per person.More

GuildGuild
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Seafood | Central Austin, Austin

Guild, the highly-anticipated and newly opened project from Chef Sterling Ridings, and the Chameleon Companies (Swift’s Attic and Wu Chow), is a progressive American seafood restaurant and oyster bar specializing in seasonal ingredients, locally sourced and thoughtfully prepared for guests to enjoy in a comfortable yet contemporary atmosphere. We source directly from many central Texas farms, including our very own herb garden located on the property. Our oysters arrive daily and directly from the farmers themselves from both the East and West coasts of the United States and Canada. We offer the freshest seafood but also other dishes, such as steak, pork, quail, and vegetarian and also vegan options on an almost daily changing menu.More

Josephine HouseJosephine House
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American | Central Austin, Austin

The sister restaurant to Austin fine dining institution Jeffrey’s, offering breakfast, lunch, brunch, happy hour, dinner & Monday night steak frites. The Clarksville cottage features a small marble bar for coffee or cocktails, intimate tables in the dining room, shady nooks on our patio and a grassy front lawn for lounging. Serving an eclectic daily menu featuring the best locally sourced products. More

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

Please be patient with us during our soft open as we continue preparing for our Grand Opening.

Wild Kitchen + Bar offers savory New-American style dishes and approachable wild-game specials that are seasoned to perfection. The restaurant strives to serve locally sourced food, with the finest ingredients. A full-craft bar and hand-crafted cocktail menu highlights beer, wine, and spirits from around Texas.

A family friendly, casual environment features a 3-tiered patio area overlooking a natural playscape - perfect for parents to supervise their children while enjoying a hand-crafted cocktail and appetizer. The restaurant also features a miniature golf course and live entertainment.

Wild Kitchen + Bar combines excellency in food, quality and taste in a modern atmosphere and cozy ambiance, perfect for friends and families to gather, connect, and relax. Whatever the occasion, guests will indulge in our upscale yet casual setting, chef-driven menu, and exceptional service.More

Yuyo PeruanoYuyo Peruano
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Peruvian | Central Austin, Austin

Yuyo’s warm and welcoming ambience celebrates the diversity of Peruvian cuisine in a trendy East Austin neighborhood. The heart of the restaurant includes a one-of-a kind cebiche bar with made-to-order cebiches and tiraditos. The menu also features Peruvian casual street food like Anticuchos (grilled skewers including beef heart and fresh Gulf shrimp), indigenous vegetables, such as Choclo (Andean corn), and contemporary takes on Peruvian staples, like Lomo Saltado (tenderloin stir-fry) and Pollo a la Brasa (charcoal chicken). You’ll love our paired wine list, local beers, and classic hand-shaken cocktails crafted with Peruvian pisco, a liquor distilled from grapes. The finish is spectacular with desserts you’ll find nowhere else in Austin. Yuyo Peruano!More

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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.