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Diners' Choice: Best Overall restaurants in Austin

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Updated April 05, 2024

Looking for the best overall restaurants in Austin? You’re in the right place. Each month, OpenTable analyzes nearly 2 million global diner reviews from the past four months. We sort the results by location and category to help you discover new favorite restaurants. It's a great partnership: you reserve, eat, and review. We listen...and deliver the results for all to benefit. Enjoy!


A photo of Sushi Bar ATX restaurant
4.9
4.9 (16)
$50 and over
Sushi
East Austin
About the restaurant
Step into the extraordinary world of Sushi | Bar ATX, an intimate Omakase speakeasy that invites you to embark on a whimsical culinary journey presented through 17 exquisite courses.

Behind an unmarked door in East Austin, you'll discover a hidden gem featuring two intimate dining rooms, each boasting only 10 coveted seats. Positioned directly in front of our chefs' cutting boards, experience a free-spirited interpretation of the traditional sushi counter, where beloved standards receive unexpected and delightful riffs. Throughout your dining experience, our talented chefs will guide you through a captivating culinary journey, showcasing interpretive new takes on traditional nigiri sourced from both land and sea.

Reserve your seat today and unlock the extraordinary world of Sushi | Bar ATX, Austin's premier Omakase experience.


Top review
OpenTable Dinervip
Dined on Apr 17, 2024
Loved everything. Chefs are great fun and super skillful
A photo of The Peached Tortilla - Cedar Park restaurant
4.7
4.7 (31)
$31 to $50
Asian
Lago Vista / Jonestown / Cedar Park
About the restaurant
The Peached Tortilla has created a unique Austin dining experience that features the best of modern Asian comfort food with a Southern twist. Over the years, we have grown from a single food truck to multiple brick and mortar restaurants, a full-service catering company, a venue space, and an airport unit. We are proud to offer a unique dining experience at our newest restaurant in Cedar Park. Some of our most popular menu items include the Charred Brussels (tossed in a sichuan peppercorn peach glaze), Southern Fun (wok fried wide rice noodles tossed with brisket & bean sprouts), Dan Dan Noodles (five spice pork in a sichuan peanut sauce) and Taco Trio (paying homage to our food truck roots). Our location in Cedar Park features a large bar, booth & banquette seating, and a patio that is conditioned for the winter & summer.
Top review
OpenTable Diner
Dined 4 days ago
Always an incredible meal and service! One of my favorite spots to take friends and family.
A photo of J Carver's restaurant
4.9
4.9 (1610)
$50 and over
Steakhouse
Downtown
About the restaurant


J Carver's Oyster Bar & Chophouse features market fresh oysters & premium wood grilled steaks. Nestled in West 6th District of Downtown Austin, John Carver, Owner and Chef delivers an elevated classic fine dining experience featuring a gorgeous raw & oyster bar and intimate dining experience.

In order to honor all reservations booked, we ask that all bookings adhere to our suggested dining time frame. Please contact our reservationist if you have additional questions. Our time frames are as follows
2 people - 2 hours
3 people - 2 hr 15 minutes
4-5 people - 2 hr 30 minutes
6-7 people - 2hr 45 minutes
8+ people - 3 hours

Please reach out to our reservationist for private dining.
We offer Valet at $12 daily

Top review
MelissaE
Dined 3 days ago
Great food and service/) ambiance. Would recommend to all coming to Austin Texas for a fine dining experience.
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4.9
4.9 (18)
$50 and over
Creative Japanese
Old West Austin
About the restaurant
Experience the exquisite craftsmanship of Chef Endo Yasuhiro's 20-course omakase at our establishment, a collaboration with the renowned Sushi Nakazawa of Washington D.C. and New York City fame. Indulge in a culinary journey meticulously curated by Chef Endo, showcasing the finest ingredients and traditional techniques.

Enhancing your dining experience, our custom bar features an impressive selection of rare Japanese whiskies, top-rated sake, and artisanal beers sourced from both local and Japanese breweries. Immerse yourself in the rich flavors and cultural heritage of Japan as you savor each sip and bite.

To further entice your palate, please note that our menu changes daily, ensuring that you experience the freshest and most seasonal offerings handpicked by Chef Endo himself

We eagerly anticipate your presence and promise an unforgettable dining experience priced at $180 per person. Join us and embark on a culinary adventure like no other.

Top review
LinN
Dined 6 days ago
I love the Japanese jazz house vibes. The ambiance, food, and drinks were outstanding.
A photo of Fabrik restaurant
4.9
4.9 (130)
$50 and over
Vegan
East Austin
About the restaurant
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Fabrik is the intersect of fine dining and mom & pop restaurant hosted in an intimate micro restaurant space. We offer a 5 and 7-Course tasting at 6pm, and a 7-Course tasting at 8:30pm Wed-Sun. Fabrik's current menu focuses on Japanese, Nordic, and Italian flavor profiles. Fabrik is 100% independently owned and operated.

Led by Executive Chef-Owner Je Wallerstein, Fabrik is Austin’s first 100-percent plant-based tasting restaurant featuring curated menus that highlight the seasonality and diversity of plant-based cuisine in an upscale, sophisticated setting. With sustainability as a priority in our approach, we source produce and ingredients from local growers and provisioners wherever possible. We offer an eclectic selection of vegan, biodynamic and organic wines, including an optional wine pairing. Fabrik also offers saké as well as a range of non-alcoholic options.

Top review
OpenTable Diner
Dined on Apr 17, 2024
Wow such a great experience all around! The food and service were amazing!
A photo of Uchi Austin restaurant
4.9
4.9 (5326)
$50 and over
Sushi
Downtown
About the restaurant
:: ADDITIONAL RESERVATIONS AVAILABLE ON RESTAURANT WEBSITE ::

Translated from the Japanese word “home,” the original Uchi is located in a refurbished South Austin bungalow. Award-winning Chef Tyson Cole’s signature non-traditional take on Japanese food has delighted Austin’s diverse dining crowd as well as visitors from across the country and around the world since 2003. Reservations are encouraged and can be made up to 1 month in advance. Walk-in seating is limited to the Sushi Bar and is subject to wait times. Patio seating is weather permitting and may be rescheduled in the event of inclement weather. We look forward to serving you, Kanpai!

Top review
OpenTable Diner
Dined 6 days ago
Great service, great food!! Totally worth the trip.
A photo of Canje restaurant
4.9
4.9 (1769)
$31 to $50
Caribbean
East Austin
About the restaurant
Traditional meets modern in this new age Caribbean cuisine restaurant brought you by Chef Tavel Bristol-Joseph of E&R Hospitality Group.

Named after the Canje pheasant, national bird of Guyana, Canje pulls inspiration not just from mainland Guyana, but from Jamaica to Puerto Rico, and all the islands in between. Our menu explores the cooking techniques, ingredients, and many expressions of vibrant food across the region.

Tucked away on the east side of Austin, this lively environment brings a unique cocktail program boasting both spirit forward and fruit driven cocktails and a small selection of natural wines alongside our inventive food menu.

Top review
ScottD
Dined 2 days ago
My favorite go-to place for a great meal. (But loud!)
A photo of 34th Street Cafe restaurant
4.8
4.8 (222)
$30 and under
Wine Bar
Central Austin
About the restaurant
A local, cozy restaurant, 29 years in the making! We pride ourselves on being a neighborhood staple with great food, great service, and great wine.

Lunch is served daily from 11am to 3 pm with counter service. Dinner begins daily at 5:00pm and is full table service. We are closed on Sundays.

House favorites include our Chinese Hack Chicken Salad and the famous Chicken Picatta .

Top review
Clarkvip
Dined on Apr 17, 2024
We eat at 34th Street often and always enjoy the awesome food and great service. We had the salmon and chicken picatta and throughly enjoyed them
A photo of ATX Cocina restaurant
4.8
4.8 (2447)
$50 and over
Contemporary Mexican
Downtown
About the restaurant
ATX Cocina experiments with the boundaries of Mexican cuisine. We have taken traditional Mexican dishes and elevated them with modern approaches and techniques. Corn, the basis of the Mexican cuisine for thousands of years, is also the foundation of our kitchen. We nixtamalize and process our masa in house sourcing it from heirloom varieties of corn grown by small family farms in Mexico.
Top review
AustinDinervip
Dined 3 days ago
We were seated on the patio, which is a lot quieter than indoors. Made having a business conversation much easier. Food continues to be outstanding! Really loved the tacos de atun appetizer and the crab stuffed relleno. Very attentive wait staff (thank you, David!).
A photo of Eddie V's - Arboretum restaurant
4.8
4.8 (3820)
$50 and over
Seafood
Arboretum
About the restaurant
Eddie V's Prime Seafood is a luxury dining destination known for the seafood flown in from pristine waters around the world, as well as its premium hand-carved steaks. Dishes are artistically prepared and feature an ever-changing array of seasonal seafood, along with critically acclaimed prime center-cut steaks broiled to perfection. The restaurant's award-wining wine list, which has been recognized by Wine Spectator, has more than 300 wines curated by Eddie V's very own Advanced Sommelier. In the V Lounge, guests can sip classic creative cocktails and enjoy signature appetizers.
Top review
OpenTable Diner
Dined 5 days ago
Exquisite, accommodating and overall wonderful experience ambiance and delicious food
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