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Diners' Choice: Best Service restaurants in Austin

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Updated July 05, 2024

Looking for restaurants with the best service 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!


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4.9
4.9 (724)
$31 to $50
Brazilian Steakhouse
Bee Caves / Lakeway / Lake Travis
About the restaurant
AUTHENTIC BRAZILIAN CHURRASCARIA MEETS TEXAS HOSPITALITY

SP Brazilian Steakhouse serves an incredible combination of flavors from different cuts of delicious meat, all perfectly cooked to your liking. The service will make you feel like you're the only person in the whole place. With the incredible selection of delicious meats, salad bar, drinks and desserts, it is well worth the price! You are free to enjoy a wide combination of steak, lamb, ribs, chicken and as much as you could eat. That's why SP Brazilian Steakhouse is Lakeway's highest-rated restaurant on Yelp.

Top review
Mummyvip
Dined 5 days ago
Great food, very fresh ingredients! Impeccable service creating a soothing dining experience. To it off with an amazing cappuccino for the perfect end to a lovely, relaxing dining experience.
A photo of wink restaurant
4.8
4.8 (2315)
$50 and over
Contemporary American
Downtown
About the restaurant
How many of the great moments of your life were experienced at a table over a meal with friends and family? Dinner at wink is like coming to big dinner party where great food, quality ingredients, and Austin hospitality set the stage for yet another memorable experience at table. Wink happily embraces omnivores, vegetarians, vegans, pescetarians, and special dietary issues based on what we have in our larder! "The way we eat represents our most profound engagement with the natural world." - Michael Pollan
Top review
louannm
Dined 5 days ago
Our five course tasting menu was delicious and our server was attentive and well-informed about both the food and the wine pairings. Highly recommend for a special occasion
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4.9
4.9 (927)
$31 to $50
Contemporary American
Downtown
About the restaurant
The Carillon is a New American restaurant featuring familiar food with a refined twist. The Carillon provides a sophisticated and approachable dining experience for all occasions. Our culinary team masterfully creates dishes with local, fresh, and seasonal produce and organic, grass-fed or free-range proteins. The Carillon offers ‘a la Carte’ or 3-course dinner for $45 tasting menu, which can be skillfully paired with award-winning wines.

Located at the AT&T Hotel and Conference Center on the campus of The University of Texas at Austin, The Carillon delivers an impressive and memorable experience. Complimentary self-parking in the Conference Center Garage. Bring your ticket to be validated. We look forward to seeing you soon.

Top review
Jimmy
Dined on Jun 22, 2024
Our favorite restaurant in Austin. Limited menu, but each item is creative, well made, and beautifully presented. Service is professional, there is substantial space among tables, and the ambiance is subdued. Excellent value.
A photo of It's Italian Cucina restaurant
4.8
4.8 (808)
$50 and over
Italian
South Austin
About the restaurant
Northern Italian Cuisine, A True Piedmont Restaurant, Martini and Wine Bar, along with an Award winning Patio (il Cortile) Comfortable and cool in Summer with misting fans, and warm in winter with heaters.
Our philosophy - is one of Cucina Italiana! We cook for you as we do for our family with “Una Passione Grande” in a polished casual atmosphere.
Our focus on the menu, includes fresh handmade pasta, seafood, meats, cheese, and desserts, along with handmade craft cocktails and award winning wine list.

Top review
EllenH
Dined 4 days ago
One of our favorite go-to places for consistently great food and service. And there is parking.
A photo of Bitelo Churrascaria Brazilian Steakhouse restaurant
4.8
4.8 (130)
$31 to $50
Brazilian Steakhouse
Lago Vista / Jonestown / Cedar Park
About the restaurant
Bitelo Brazilian Steakhouse offers a truly authentic Brazilian dining experience. The restaurant specializes in churrasco, a traditional Brazilian style of barbecue. You can expect a wide variety of succulent meats, including beef, chicken, pork, and lamb, which are expertly seasoned and cooked to perfection. The flavors and cooking techniques will transport you straight to Brazil
Top review
anonymous
Dined 7 days ago
Shocked how good that meal was. Best service I’ve had in some time!
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4.9
4.9 (186)
$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 3 days ago
Loved each and every item on the menu. The dessert was mind blowing. Totally recommend.
A photo of Jeffrey's Restaurant restaurant
4.9
4.9 (2074)
$50 and over
American
Central Austin
About the restaurant
Jeffrey's Restaurant & Bar has been an Austin fine dining institution since 1975. In 2012 the restaurant closed for a major renovation and was reopened by McGuire Moorman Lambert Hospitality. The legendary restaurant, nestled in the Clarksville neighborhood just west of downtown, features a lively bar and three distinct dining rooms. The menus, from executive chef Mark McCain, features dry-aged prime steaks, updated classic fine dining, and locally sourced produce. The award-winning wine list, one of the largest and most diverse in Texas, features highly-sought after vintages from Old and New World producers. Private dining in the Napoleon Room and The Apartment is available for special events. Valet service is offered.

The charming neighborhood location, old world service & multiple private dining options make Jeffrey's a true Austin gem. Jeffrey's was named “Top 10 Best New Restaurants” in the country by Bon Appetit magazine in 2013.

Top review
OpenTable Diner
Dined today
From handing keys off to Valet greeter to the amazing meal! A extraordinary experience!
A photo of III Forks - Austin restaurant
4.8
4.8 (4061)
$50 and over
Steak
Downtown
About the restaurant
III Forks is an award-winning steakhouse, located on Lavaca Street at Cesar Chavez, in downtown Austin. Considered the Crown Jewel of American Dining, III Forks serves USDA Prime steaks, fresh fish and cold-water lobster. The steakhouse, finished in mahogany and marble, is designed to accommodate private parties of up to 60 guests. With four private rooms and over 500 different wines, III Forks is sure to provide the best food and service in town. Open Daily at 5:00 PM.
Top review
OpenTable Dinervip
Dined 3 days ago
From the hostesses to the managers and wait staff and the chefs that made the amazing food, everything was top notch. Overall my favorite steakhouse in America. Everytime in Texas I make the time to hit Austin and dine here. If I’m here 2 nights I eat there both nights that’s how wonderful it is. Melinda’s service and recommendations were great and the check ins from Tarek and Ernest were a nice addition as well. The absolute best. Thank you.
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4.9
4.9 (1739)
$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
OpenTable Diner
Dined today
We celebrated our daughter’s 21 birthday there and it was absolutely amazing. The staff was so attentive and wonderful. The food was phenomenal and the cocktails were great! I have eaten at many Austin restaurants and this is a top one for sure! Can’t wait to come back!
A photo of Sushi Endo restaurant
4.8
4.8 (37)
$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, now currently available for a limited time at $150 a seat. Join us and embark on a culinary adventure like no other.

Top review
OpenTable Diner
Dined 3 days ago
Amazing. Chef and staff were awesome. Took a date and it was one of the best I’ve ever been on. Good was beyond excellent. Staff was engaging and fun. My date was starting to get full with it being 20 courses and the chef prepared hers first at a smaller portion so she wouldn’t fill up before the desert. Price is justified for special occasions. Took about 2.5-3 hours. Was amazing. Cheers to Chef Endo
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