The Backspace - Austin

458 reviews
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$30 and under
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The Backspace, Chef Shawn Cirkiel’s Neapolitan pizzeria directly behind Parkside, is known for its wood-burning Italian brick oven, all Italian wine list, and original Italian antipasti made in-house daily. The Backspace accepts a limited number of reservations each night, allowing seats for walk-in guests. Seating is done on a first-come, first-serve basis. All parties must be complete before being seated.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Pizzeria, Italian, Tapas / Small Plates
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Hours of operation
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 2:00pm
Dinner: Sunday - Thursday; 5:00pm - 10:00pm; Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm, .
Happy Hour Monday-Friday, 5-6:30p
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Phone number
(512) 474-9899
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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
Shawn Cirkiel
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Please place your carry out orders in person so that your pizza will be hot and fresh. You'll only wait a few minutes. Email us in advance for large to-go orders
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Cross street
6th Street
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Parking details
Street and garage parking are available everywhere in the 6th Street Historic District. Valet parking is offered 5:00p - 11p, daily.
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Special events & promotions
Happy Hour is Monday-Friday from 5-6:30, featuring half-off all antipasti, beer and wines-by-the-glass.
Bar Dining, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Fireplace, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine