Very noisy table next to us was invasive. Waitress was nice and helpful. Especially liked the desert with pickled strawberries, etc.
The waitress knew the food well on the menu and was able to make excellent recommendations. Everything that we had I don’t think one of us left anything on our plate! This will definitely become one of my favorite restaurants!
Brunch was awesome, we had steak and eggs and avocado toast. Very yummy!
Great place to dine! We came to celebrate NYE and I specifically picked this place since its allowed to select a la carte instead of prefix.
My husband ordered some cocktails which he said were excellent (old fashioned and negroni). He said probably the best in austin.
Everything that we ordered were plated beautifully and tasted amazing.
And out server Hannah was super excellent! Great place, we will definitely be back.
Jade was our server and was great. We will request her every time we eat here. Great way to ring in the new year!
Love the food and drinks! They have great pasta that was cooked perfectly.
We brought our daughter and son-in-law there to celebrate her birthday. They were visiting from CA. They understood why I keep raving about your restaurant. We often celebrate with you. Thanks for being consistently delicious.
Everything from the complimentary bread to the pastas - way over salted. Other reviews have said similar things. They need to stop oversalting. Gelato is tasty.
I had octopus, which I ordinarily love, but I couldn’t finish eating it. It was overcooked in a cloying sauce. I can’t remember a worse Italian restaurant
We had a great Christmas Eve meal. The food was very good and the staff was great!
We went for Christmas Eve dinner, food was delicious. Reasonably priced but service was slow.
Always love it! One of our favorite restaurants in Austin. They always recognize us and make us feel a part of their family. Food is amazing!!
Great food fabulous service
We were seated next to the private party room. Unfortunately, it was a very cold night and the room had a door open. So we FROZE!
Excellent service and the food/drink were definitely worth the cost. We enjoyed out time there but some of the other customers were more than noisy. The staff, however, were sympathetic to our plight and moved us to a slightly quieter area. Plus up got to watch the kitchen and truly enjoyed watching them. They even to the time to say hello.
II Brutto- Pizza is great, fish was cold and filet slightly overcooked.
It was ok. Cute place inside. Happy hour is a good deal on drinks.
The food was excellent and our server was very knowledgeable and attentive. We had a great time and experience!
I've been to Il Bruto twice now. First time for a date night and sat at the bar, second time for a work dinner and love it both times! The bread alone is worth it!
The best restaurant for a date!!
Two of our entrées were so salty they were not edible. Cute place. Pizza appetizer was good salad was good
Second time here. First time was magical. Second time definitely not. The difference - the service. It was obviously painful for our server to do her job well. We sat outside this time which was fun. The restaurant was busy when we arrived but dead by the time we left. Our group had a little bit of everything and it was mostly good. Fungi pizza had no taste. Maybe I’ll try again but maybe not - there are lots of restaurants in Austin.
Love the food and atmosphere at Il Brutto! My cacio e pepe tasted SO fresh! Also, had the best waiter who really knew what he was talking about and was super helpful! 10/10 would recommend :)
Great space, attentive service and great food well priced - what’s not to love!
Il Brutto was phenomenal. We loved the atmosphere, music, and food. We each got something different and they all tasted amazing. Highly recommend this place for a date night!
Delayed unfriendly slow service . Would not recommend this restaurant.
Birthday dinner for group of 8
We went there for a birthday celebration. Food was very tasty. We had pizza and the pici pasta dish. Good wine selections with some at reasonable prices. The waiters were attentive without being intrusive. At the end of our meals we received complementary lemoncello which was tasty.
Outstanding brunch menu! And great outside seating area. I will return!
Il Bruto is a fun lively spot for delish Italian inspired dishes. It's a friend-favorite and I will definitely be back. Perfect for date night or meeting with pals. It is quite loud so be prepared to people watch or snuggle close to your guests to hear.
Great spot-from bar to table,
Always love going here. And happy hour lasts til 7-half off all alcohol so we can drink some really nice wine!
Great food and service. I loved the arugula and prosciutto pizza.
The best thing about Il Brutto is its location. Overall, it is too pricey for the food it served. The main portion was more like an appetizer, but priced at a main course price. I ordered the Scallop crudo for $18. It came out with 6 thinly slices of large scallops (maybe 2 scallops at best). For dinner, I had the charred baby octopus dinner. It has 5 or 6 octopi, a couple of tablespoons of mash potatoes.. and a couple of olives and tomatoes. That's it for $24. After drinks and desserts, my bill came out close to $75 including tips. Given Austin food scene, Il Brutto is overpriced for the food value.
Nice lasagne bolognese, but it was a little dry.
It was pleasant, the food was very good. The service was slow even though the restaurant wasn’t full, I think the management may have understaffed.
The food wasn’t very good, we were given the wrong appetizer and we got the clam pasta that only had 3 clams. Pasta didn’t taste great either, very average. Our server was hard to get a hold of but tried her best when our food wasn’t to our expectations. The actual place was very nice but it’s next to some popular East side bars that are very loud so there was a mix of 2-3 different types of music so it made it hard to talk
Restaurant was mostly empty yet they still seated us next to a loud bachelorette party. Service was terrible and food was mediocre. Ambiance was fun.