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Permanently Closed - Fadó Irish Pub & Restaurant - Austin

55 reviews
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$30 and under
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Comfort Food
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  • Casual (4)
  • Good for a Date (3)
  • Great for Lunch (3)

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This restaurant is permanently closed. Fado is an excellent choice for pub favorites and fresh, from-scratch seasonal specials that will reset your expectations of food in an Irish pub. We're currently featuring new seasonal craft beers and housemade cocktails along with a new Snack menu designed for groups looking to share
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Comfort Food, Bar / Lounge / Bottle Service, Irish
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Hours of operation
Monday - Friday: 11:15am - 2am

Saturday/Sunday: Open early (see sports schedule) - 2.15am
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Phone number
(512) 457-0172
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Kristina Vukela
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Private party facilities
No Reservation Fee - No Deposit Necessary - Traditional Irish Food - Extensive draught and bottle beer, wine and spirits list. Pricing available upon request.
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Private party contact
Sarah Brown: (512) 457-0172
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Give us a call and place your lunch order in advance. We can get your lunch started while you make your way over from the office OR we can package it up for you for takeout.
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Cross street
4th St and Lavaca
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Please visit our website for details of live music, live European sports, Pub Quiz and other special events.
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Special events & promotions
Fadó is a wonderful place to celebrate with a group. We offer a wide variety of high quality food and drink options from light appetizers to full dinners. We’ll customize a menu based on your needs. Our goal is to help create a memorable event and to make evaluation and booking process easy.
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wine
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AmyD (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on February 3, 2018

Love Fado. Sucks that it is closing after St. Patrick's Day. Really disappointed to find that out. Very very sad. My Austin is slowly disappearing.

vipDeke (Austin)
5.0  Dined on December 22, 2017

Best Irish Pub we have been to in Texas!! Not only is the decor straight from the old country, the food, service, and hospitality are as well. We always dine here when attending events near downtown, but also go for date nights. Weekends will often feature live music, which just enhances the experience. A must for anyone wanting to be Irish! Salante!!

OpenTable Diner (Austin)
5.0  Dined on October 31, 2017

This is a great location for watching sports with your friends. Lots of excitement and tons of tvs. The thing i love most about it is the fact that it’s a sports bar yet cozy. Those two things are difficult to find at the same time. We love it here!

Catherine (Austin)
5.0  Dined on September 28, 2017

We had to cancel our trip to Ireland at the last minute, and while NOT in Ireland, Fado served as an awesome substitute for amazing food and Guinness!

OpenTable Diner (Austin)
5.0  Dined on September 15, 2017

Great food and very friendly wait staff. Highly recommend this Pub for a night out with friends

OpenTable Diner (Austin)
5.0  Dined on July 2, 2017

All around good no complaints

OpenTable Diner (Austin)
4.0  Dined on June 30, 2017

Excellent place to reboot and enjoy some drinks with ac meal. Guinness girls showed up and gave away free drinks which always makes the night better and the meal.

vipOpenTable Diner (Austin)
2.0  Dined on April 22, 2017

This restaurant is definitely a pub and should not be on OpenTable as taking reservations as no one working there has any knowledge of a host/hostess stand much less a reservation or reserved table. If there was a wait we could have had an issue because we had a show time after our 'reserved' dinner time. And service was blasé enough to make it tight even though we sat immediately. Thankfully the food was very good and drinks were fun.

OpenTable Diner (Austin)
3.0  Dined on February 26, 2017

Cleaned our own tables, made reservations a week in advance and they were not prepared. I don't honestly know why they use open table. Our waitress had to be asked 3 times for most things. All in all I should rate it worse but the person we went there for loves it and the Guinness (not cheap) was good!

OpenTable Diner (Houston)
5.0  Dined on February 8, 2017

Delicious food with a laid-back atmosphere. Server was personable.