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A photo of June's All Day restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(973)
Price: Moderate
• American • South Austin
Booked 20 times today
As a standout establishment for Contemporary American cuisine, June's All Day continues to impress with its fantastic food and relaxed, energetic atmosphere. Highly praised reviews mention the restaurant's consistent excellence, creativity, and excellent service, evoking a Parisian bistro vibe with an Austin twist. Favorite dishes among guests include the Croquettes Madame, Matzo Soup, Wagyu Tartare, and the reputedly unbeatable American Gruyère burger. Complementing its acclaimed menu, June's also boasts an impressive, well-curated wine selection. It is described as a great spot for Sunday brunch and a haven where even the simplest dishes, like shoestring fries, taste exceptional. With friendly servers, a comprehensive wine list, and a variety of high-quality dishes, dining at June's All Day is definitely worth a visit.
A photo of Perry's Steakhouse & Grille - Downtown Austin restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(9171)
Price: Expensive
• American • Downtown
Booked 38 times today
Perry's Steakhouse & Grille - Downtown Austin consistently delights its patrons with its high-quality Steakhouse cuisine. Reviewers effusively praise the superb quality of the steaks, with one patron describing the New York Strip steak as "perfectly cooked," "wonderfully tender," and "truly delightful." The other offerings, from appetizers to desserts, are deemed "exceptional." Not only is the food outstanding, but the service is also highly praised for its attentiveness, friendliness, and excellent recommendations. The restaurant's setting in downtown Austin is said to be a "great area." Whether for special occasions or just a great meal, Perry's Steakhouse & Grille is the perfect choice.
A photo of Nido restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(919)
Price: Very Expensive
• American • Bouldin Creek
Booked 29 times today
Nido is a contemporary European restaurant highly impressive for its exceptional menu, hospitable staff, and spectacular city views including the Colorado river. Many customers recommend the Maitake Mushrooms, Pistachio Creme Brule, octopus, and fried chicken. Their food is famously innovative while still being satisfying and fresh, perfect for an enjoyable meal on a hot summer evening. The service is also top-notch, being both welcoming and accommodating, as evidenced by their consistently excited guests celebrating anniversaries, birthdays, and other special occasions in the beautiful ambiance. Their wine list and cocktails are noted as fantastic, contributing to an overall memorable dining experience.
A photo of The Guest House Austin restaurant
4.5
Awesome(60)
Price: Moderate
• American • Downtown
Booked 20 times today
Welcome to The Guest House – A new dining destination in downtown Austin. We are redefining the dining experience, infusing timeless classics with a modern twist. Our restaurant is perfect for any occasion, whether it's a casual meet-up, business meeting, or a special celebration.
A photo of Josephine House restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(1196)
Price: Expensive
• American • Central Austin
Booked 22 times today
Renowned for its delicious American cuisine, Josephine House is a favorite among locals and visitors alike. Customers praise the restaurant for its refreshing drinks such as the grapefruit cooler and Americano, as well as its scrumptious dishes including huevos rancheros, pancakes, steak, and the much-loved mushroom Bolognese. Reviewers are particularly impressed by the brunch service and the celebrated Monday Steak Night. The restaurant has a charming, elegant atmosphere and provides excellent service. Despite being housed in a small, quaint building, Josephine House offers an immense dining experience, making it a go-to spot for people seeking large portions of high-quality food.
A photo of Space Cowboy restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(245)
Price: Expensive
• American • East Austin
Booked 16 times today
Where the whimsical child comes back to life with each sip and bite of adventure. Chef, Juan Diego, who has had extensive culinary experience from Madrid, London, HongKong, and Mexico had the idea of combining global flavors & techniques that come together. He now wields his creativity at Space Cowboy making his experiences and techniques work together for this new modern American concept. With experiences of working with word renowned chefs, hotels, and opening various restaurants of his own, now brings it all together at Space Cowboy. Experience our perfectly braised, fall off the bone beef short rib delivered to your table by our hardworking little robot spaceships. Taste our best selling “Spaceballs” and experience a flavor explosions under a cosmic dream.
A photo of The Well restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(396)
Price: Moderate
• American • Downtown
Booked 25 times today
Based in the heart of Austin, The Well offers a superb contemporary American dining experience. The restaurant has garnered exceptional reviews for its innovative, gluten-free and soy-free menu catering to various dietary needs, including vegetarian, vegan, and meat-eaters. The vibrant and delicious dishes like striped bass, salmon, guacamole and more are all beautifully-plated, exuding creativity and freshness. Reviewers speak highly of the attentive, friendly and professional staff, the relaxing ambiance, and the overall quality of the food. It's noted that The Well is particularly appreciated by those with dietary restrictions, offering them a safe, delicious, and varied menu without compromising taste.
A photo of P6 restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(1051)
Price: Moderate
• American • Downtown
Booked 29 times today
P6, an esteemed Contemporary American restaurant, offers a divine culinary affair. Nestled in front of the picturesque Lady Bird Lake, the restaurant is renowned not only for its delicious food but also for the breathtaking sunsets it offers. Patrons laud the eatery's excellent service, great cocktails, and fast delivery of food and drinks. The menu, though not extensive, impresses with exquisite plates such as artisanal cheeses, pickled pearl onion hummus, patatas bravas, and the delectable desserts. Reviewers commonly refer to it as the "perfect place" for good food, a great view, and a hip ambiance. The establishment evidently brings a unique twist to Contemporary American cuisine.
A photo of Fixe restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(2989)
Price: Expensive
• American • Downtown
Booked 34 times today
Fixe in Austin is a highly lauded destination for lovers of Southern cuisine. Numerous customers commend its wonderful, upscale yet unfussy ambiance, and consistently excellent service. Chef James Robert's creative Southern menu, especially the biscuits, is a frequent highlight among patrons. Many describe them as soft, fluffy, and served with fantastic accompaniments like peach preserves. Other popular dishes include the deviled eggs, fresh fish, fried chicken, and various breads. Customers also praised their cocktails and coffee, indicating that Fixe is not just a dinner spot, but also a great brunch location. This restaurant takes Southern comfort food to a new level, making it a must-visit in Austin.
A photo of Ranch 616 restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(1463)
Price: Expensive
• American • Downtown
Booked 17 times today
South Texas Ice House, "Texas Cuisine" Products from the Texas Gulf to the Texas Hill Country."The huge snake logo on the outside of an otherwise nondescript building -- created by Bob "Daddy-O" Wade, best known for the oversize boots that front San Antonio's North Star Mall -- is your first hint that this place might be a bit, well, different. Inside, cowboy kitsch, 1950s diner decor, and Mexican folk art mingle, as do workers from the nearby county offices, local movers and shakers, and anyone else looking for terrific food that, like the decor, defies easy categorization.Call it South Texas gourmet. You can really taste the chipotle chilies in the tartar sauce that comes with some of the best crispy oysters this side of the Mason-Dixon Line, and the Gulf fish tacos are gussied up with chili lime aioli and Tabasco jalapeño onions. You get the idea -- lots of spicy dishes."
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