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Austin’s 10 Most Iconic Restaurants

The OpenTable team

Seasons change, trends come and go, but these restaurants have withstood the test of time—and have become integral parts of the Austin dining scene. Here are Austin’s OpenTable Classics: the places that continue to excel after 10+ years. There’s a reason they’re still around: they keep giving us a reason to come back.

Restaurants:Uchi, TRIO - Four Seasons Austin, Eddie V's - 5th Street
Price Range:$$$ - $$$
Cuisines:Sushi, Steakhouse, Seafood
Neighborhoods:Downtown
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Uchi

$$$$·Sushi·
Downtown
3,231 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Creative Cuisine
Everything is special about this James Beard Award-winning Japanese restaurant housed in what looks like a little home. The contrast of a cottage exterior with a chic interior of rRead more
98% recommended
Best Overall in Austin
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TRIO - Four Seasons Austin

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Downtown
1,168 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Fit for Foodies
Don’t let the name mislead you, if you’re looking for great steaks, but appreciate a menu with more options than the old-school “meat and three” model, this is a beautiful place foRead more
91% recommended
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Eddie V's - 5th Street

$$$$·Seafood·
Downtown
4,146 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
Eddie V’s has classic written all over it. They’ve thought of everything and work diligently to deliver on all of it. From a robust menu of delicious food options, a wine list curaRead more
98% recommended
Best Overall in Austin
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Ranch 616

$$$$·Southwest·
Downtown
949 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Casual
  • Fun
Bring your gang here if you’re looking for a fun, indulgent, and boisterous night out. Decorative character and big flavors are abundant, so there’s lots to observe and delight inRead more
93% recommended
Outdoor Dining in Austin
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Truluck's Seafood, Steak and Crab House - Austin Downtown

$$$$·Seafood·
Downtown
2,929 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Though the outside of this two-story warehouse-style building might look a bit industrial, inside it’s filled with a myriad of elegantly-set tables with white linens and floor-to-cRead more
97% recommended
Best Overall in Austin
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ASTI Trattoria

$$$$·Italian·
Midtown
1,391 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
  • Authentic
The husband and wife team behind this comfortable and cozy Italian spot are experts at making people feel right at home. Their charming little restaurant is perfect for a low-key dRead more
95% recommended
Best Value in Austin

Chez Zee

$$$$·American·
Northwest
3,398 reviews
  • Great for Brunch
  • Special Occasion
  • Sunday Lunch
Can you think of a more delicious way to start your day than with complimentary warm croissants and strawberry butter? We can’t either, and at Chez Zee, brunch is the name of the gRead more
95% recommended
Great for Brunch in Austin

wink

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Downtown
2,162 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Tasting Menu
  • Good for Anniversaries
This elegant and simply-designed restaurant is plating up inventive and seasonally-inspired dishes for their guests. Wink is often chosen as a special occasion destination, but it Read more
89% recommended
Notable Wine List in Austin

III Forks - Austin

$$$$·Steak·
Downtown
2,540 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
It’s unique to have a steakhouse with the size and upscale presentation to match their food. The grandeur and handsome interiors of their space feels impressive, and they have eighRead more
95% recommended
Steak in Austin

Trattoria Lisina

$$$$·Italian·
Driftwood
4,684 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Worth the Drive
  • Good for Anniversaries
When you arrive at Trattoria Lisina, you can’t help but envision it amidst Italy’s rolling hills and beautiful greenery, because their picturesque grounds will transport you there Read more
97% recommended
Best Ambiance in Austin