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Downtown Austin Restaurants

Red Ash ItaliaRed Ash Italia
1118 reviews
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Italian | Downtown, Austin

Delightful server named Brandy More

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Clark's Oyster BarClark's Oyster Bar
727 reviews
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Seafood | Downtown, Austin

Fantastic oysters I just thought they were overpriced. I didn't like my Mexican Martini though it was terrible. My burger took half an hour to get there. My lady thought the drinks options were kind of funky. I'll definitely go back though. The oysters were great. we showed up with a nine month old baby and they were very accommodating in that aspect. More

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Phoenician Resto CafePhoenician Resto Cafe
32 reviews
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Lebanese | Downtown, Austin

Great Lebanese/Greek/Mediterranean food at reasonable prices. Fresh and seasoned perfectly. Portions were large enough to take home some leftovers, but not ridiculous and wasteful. We had standard options: gyro and shawarma plates, Greek salads, baba ghanouj, and rice, all nicely prepared. The sauces were delicious. Pita bread was thin and nothing special, but nothing wrong with it, either. We dined early so I hope the empty tables only reflected the rush hour traffic outside. The hospitality was superior to most casual dining spots. More

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Eddie V's - 5th StreetEddie V's - 5th Street
3979 reviews
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Seafood | Downtown, Austin

Amazing seafood and best steak I’ve had in a long time!!! The service was phenomenal, I can not wait to take more people here!! Dessert is baked in house and to order which is amazing and I’ll be getting some the next time I go!! Loved it!! More

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Truluck's Seafood, Steak and Crab House - Austin DowntownTruluck's Seafood, Steak and Crab House - Austin Downtown
2757 reviews
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Seafood | Downtown, Austin

One of the top 5 dinners of my life. Food, service all amazing More

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UchiUchi
3066 reviews
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Sushi | Downtown, Austin

The food was out of this world and our server was amazing . Thank you and we will see you soon! More

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Edge Cabana RentalEdge Cabana Rental
23 reviews
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Bar / Lounge / Bottle Service | Downtown, Austin

We rented a cabana for a bachelorette party. It was a great time!!! I would highly recommend renting a cabana for special events, because the pool itself was PACKED on a Friday during the day. The EDGE rooftop pool is really nice. The cabana was a gorgeous space and very comfortable. The pool area had a great drink and food menu. Just double check your bill, we had originally been charged twice for the cabana rental, but they fixed it of course when we pointed it out! Hopefully it had just been an honest mistake! Many of my friends and I have already been discussing renting a cabana here again! More

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Cafe JosieCafe Josie
951 reviews
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American | Downtown, Austin

Loved everything on the menu! More

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The Capital Grille - AustinThe Capital Grille - Austin
901 reviews
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Steakhouse | Downtown, Austin

Everything was amazing including our waiter Chris!! Brought me samples of the wine claiming “we will find the right one” after I said I wasn’t too crazy about the first glass he suggested. A little noisy but nothing extreme. Definitely pricey but totally worth it! More

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Lonesome Dove Western Bistro AustinLonesome Dove Western Bistro Austin
659 reviews
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Contemporary American | Downtown, Austin

It was a little rocky as there was no hostess at first and came back in twice, but after we were seated it turned into an excellent experience. Tyson, our server, was amazing. We had a group of 6 and we were attended to with excellent service. Appreciate the plate ware, the plating, and all the food was delicious. More

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Perry's Steakhouse & Grille - Downtown AustinPerry's Steakhouse & Grille - Downtown Austin
5435 reviews
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Steakhouse | Downtown, Austin

My wife and I had a wonderful time celebrating our 3 year anniversary. The food and service was above par. More

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EberlyEberly
1129 reviews
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American | Downtown, Austin

We always have a terrific meal at Eberly! More

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ATX CocinaATX Cocina
709 reviews
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Contemporary Mexican | Downtown, Austin

Very good inventive twist on Mexican food. The Cochinita Pibil Sopes were great. It would be great if they added more Mexican wines from various regions to their menu (they only have one from Baja California and is not the greatest). More

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The Backspace - AustinThe Backspace - Austin
444 reviews
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Pizzeria | Downtown, Austin

You have to get lamb & pork meatballs! More

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Emmer & RyeEmmer & Rye
1117 reviews
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American | Downtown, Austin

Food was fantastic. Flavors were unique and very tasty, and were served in a “small plates” format. Dim sum cart added an element of whimsy and helped to generate a sense of optimistic anticipation. Server adjusted well to our vibe and pace. Great experience! Want to return to sample more of the menu! More

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Bob's Steak & Chop House - AustinBob's Steak & Chop House - Austin
1249 reviews
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Steakhouse | Downtown, Austin

Fantastic experience. Next time I am in Austin I will definitely return to Bob’s. More

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True Food Kitchen - AustinTrue Food Kitchen - Austin
1217 reviews
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American | Downtown, Austin

LOVE True Food Kitchen! The food is wonderful. We have been to both locations in Austin and both were great. I was miffed that Opentable contacted me about "missing my reservation" at the downtown location yesterday when in fact I WAS THERE and gave my name etc. I am always very careful about canceling reservations when we cannot make it. Thank You. More

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III Forks - AustinIII Forks - Austin
2426 reviews
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Steak | Downtown, Austin

Great service and food More

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Perla's Seafood and Oyster BarPerla's Seafood and Oyster Bar
2624 reviews
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Seafood | Downtown, Austin

Food was great!! Two separate times the staff tried taking away our plates while they still had food on them..it was a little awkward. More

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1886 Cafe & Bakery - Driskill Hotel1886 Cafe & Bakery - Driskill Hotel
168 reviews
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American | Downtown, Austin

Beautiful location, impressive for out off town visitors. More

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GarrisonGarrison
189 reviews
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Grill | Downtown, Austin

The service and food were impeccable. It was quiet enough that we could all talk to each other, but not awkwardly quiet. The wait staff was attentive, but not overbearing or pushy. We had appetizers, entrees and dessert. The whole group loved every dish, which is rare! More

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El Alma Cafe y CantinaEl Alma Cafe y Cantina
531 reviews
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Mexican | Downtown, Austin

Great food and the drinks are delicious! It was just very loud. More

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Joann's Fine FoodsJoann's Fine Foods
37 reviews
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Tex-Mex | Downtown, Austin

We had an excellent meal pushed over the top by a fantastic server. Donovan was supremely nice and attentive. Funny what a difference that makes. More

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winkwink
2103 reviews
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Contemporary American | Downtown, Austin

Modest, very well prepared portions Grouper over hand made bucatini was outstanding Wine selection by the glass was broad and only slightly overpriced for Austin I would return to eat again at Wink the next time we are in Austin Great alternative to the barbecue landscape More

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Ranch 616Ranch 616
889 reviews
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Southwest | Downtown, Austin

Love Ranch 616 - there's no place like it! Service was great! More

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Botticelli'sBotticelli's
1163 reviews
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Italian | Downtown, Austin

Interesting food; good service. More

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Wu ChowWu Chow
835 reviews
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Chinese | Downtown, Austin

For two of us, we got 5 dishes and it was plenty. Our server gave us the tip to order everything up front, so as everything is freshly made it slowly comes out to your table and gives you time to enjoy each dish hot and fresh. The final dish to come out were the fantastic soup dumplings, and it was our favorite dish overall! More

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Swift's AtticSwift's Attic
577 reviews
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Tapas / Small Plates | Downtown, Austin

Mark is a fabulous waiter!! Love the food and ambiance! More

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North Italia - Austin 2nd StreetNorth Italia - Austin 2nd Street
407 reviews
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Italian | Downtown, Austin

Great environment and even better food & service. Highly recommend! More

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Soto- SouthSoto- South
178 reviews
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Sushi | Downtown, Austin

Excellent, fresh maki. Great service and atmosphere More

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FixeFixe
1417 reviews
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Southern | Downtown, Austin

Anniversary More

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