The Grove Wine Bar & Kitchen - Downtown

4.8
551 Reviews
$30 and under
American
Due to having a very limited number of tables available currently we are asking that all reservations up to 4 people respect a 90 minute seating time. Tables of 5-6 will be allotted 2 hours. Please wear a protective face covering at all times unless seated at your table. Thank you!

Parties up to 6 people may be reserved online. For parties of 7-10 people please call our host staff to make a reservation at 512-327-8822.

From the get-go, our goal has been to provide a casual place where Austinites and visitors could enjoy great wine and food. We hope our customers appreciate and enjoy what we do. It truly is a labor of love. We’re always trying to stay on top of our game and make things even better, but we never lose sight of the initial idea that wine and food are for everyone to enjoy. Cheers - Beth, Matt and Reed

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OpenTable Diner
Dallas
2 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and wine! Service was satisfactory.. Will definitely be back!

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vipamandaa
Austin
1 review
Dined on February 21, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience1

We made a reservation and the restaurant was closed. Reservations should not be allowed if the restaurant is closed. Other people were there who had reservations. Disappointing.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience1

Business was closed (which was understandable) but it was not posted anywhere.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Dallas
11 reviews
Dined on February 12, 2021
Overall3food1service3ambience4

The menu is good but the food is sub par at best. Definitely overpriced for how it’s prepared and the quality of the food. Our drinks were just “OK”The ambiance is nice and the restaurant was clean. Our waitress was very nice and attentive. Overall, it was average to below average and I wouldn’t visit again.

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TreyR
New Orleans
16 reviews
Dined on February 12, 2021
Overall4food4service3ambience2

We are not from the area but had been to the Austin location at the Domain last year and enjoyed it so we decided to visit the downtown location. The food was very good. Service was okay - our waiter was very nice but seemed to forget things and would make several trips to our table. Overall the meal was enjoyable.

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RobertE
1 review
Dined on February 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

So great! Food, service, wine, ambiance. Perfect place for a date!

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OpenTable Diner
Austin
1 review
Dined on January 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great outdoor patio and food

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StevenV
Austin
3 reviews
Dined on January 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was great! From the food to our service!

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OpenTable Diner
Austin
10 reviews
Dined on January 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Lovely Sancerre, pizza + salad + brussel sprouts were delicious

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viphannahw
Dallas
16 reviews
Dined on January 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We sat outside and it was absolutely perfect!! The AMBIANCE! 70° in Texas and pizza on a porch overlooking the trail. Wow.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Austin
1 review
Dined on January 15, 2021
Overall2food2service2ambience4

Each time the quality of the food has unfortunately went down as well as the service. Love the grove but will consider going to the west lake location going forward.

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OpenTable Diner
San Antonio
2 reviews
Dined on January 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had an amazing first experience here! We came before the night rush and had some great food and drinks. Would definitely recommend for date night or a night out with some friends!

KJ
KatieJ
Salt Lake City
1 review
Dined on January 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Service was amazing, food was fantastic (with lots of gluten free options), and wine list was extensive. We lived everything about it!

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vipdixiem
Austin
11 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

This is a regular spot for us. We love the lakeway and downtown location. The Grove never disappoints.

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PatO
Austin
19 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We ate on the patio. Service was attentive and patient while we sipped our martinis to start. It was pretty darn cold, but our kind waiter, Marshall, fired up 2 propane heaters for our table. The redfish meuniere was excellent. My date had shrimp linguine dish, also very good. Eat at the Grove or order for curbside pick up. Please support our restaurants.

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
6 reviews
Dined on December 28, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

My 25th birthday dinner! So fun! Great food and our waitress was amazing!!

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MarlaynaG
1 review
Dined on December 27, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious, as always. We appreciate the extra large patio and ability to distance during this time. Food was delicious too!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on December 19, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Good experience. Entrees were served while we were eating our appetizers. Three people tried to clear our entrees prematurely. What’s the rush?

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OpenTable Diner
Austin
1 review
Dined on December 19, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Get the avocado toast!!!! It is phenomenal.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Austin
5 reviews
Dined on December 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was great! I had the steak salad and the steak was perfectly seasoned. My friend had the salmon and she lovedit. Our husbands had pork chop and they too were impressed. The meatballs were so good we ordered another plate to share. Really positive experience.

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vipRach
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on December 3, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely fantastic server. Great social distancing and they have heat lamps so you can sit outside even when it’s cold. Food is always great.

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PaulJ
Austin
6 reviews
Dined on November 29, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I usually go to the Grove in Westlake but decided to head to the downtown location because it had better times available and the noise level inside is much lower than at the Westlake location. Food and wine suggestions were great as usual and the inside was well spaced out and at safe distances.

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vipHoov
Houston
4 reviews
Dined on November 28, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was amazing! Especially the spaghetti bolognese.

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OpenTable Diner
Austin
1 review
Dined on November 22, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I had a wonderful dinner at the Grove two nights ago with my friend. Highly suggest the bruschetta as an appetizer, the blackberry balsamic with goat cheese was a particular favorite between my friend and I. The outside patio is a absolutely breathtaking, a perfect place to enjoy an evening. Our waiter Marshall made the dinner even more enjoyable with his warm, friendly demeanor. Will be here again to eat for sure and ask specifically for him to serve us.

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vipShariS
Austin
2 reviews
Dined on November 22, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fresh and delicious as always! We went for brunch and sat outside. The weather was great. I felt very safe with the distance between the tables and the restaurant's strict adherence of wearing a mask to/from the table. I had their famous frosé and avocado toast - delish!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Austin
15 reviews
Dined on November 21, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Once again, you folks made my evening fabulous. My BFF had never been to The Grove. She was blown away with the wine selection. I believe my server was Alison (sorry if I can remember - the receipt shows her as PM B and I was Order # 152 on 11/21/2020). She is a rock star - very patient, intelligent, and very fun.

I turned her onto my all time favorite dish (Coriander Crusted Halibut) and I finally had your steak. OMG, it was so good. I continue to watch my figure being a 60 y/o man and workout nerd - but - thank you for making mashed potatoes sexy. I did some extra goblet squats and rowed an additional 1000 meters because of it.

We had the Bruschetta and again, that stuff is sexy good.

The W. 6th Grove is my happy place. I love the location and the venue. But, Cedar Park is equally as good. So I'm spreading the love across two Texas counties.

Thank you again for what you do. Scott Stookey

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vipKimS
Naples
113 reviews
Dined on November 20, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and service! We love the patio which helps us still be able to dine out right now. Great place.

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vipFoodieAddict
Austin
35 reviews
Dined on November 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was great. Service was great. Patio was nice! Definitely look forward to my return!

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JonM
Austin
3 reviews
Dined on November 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had dinner here with a group of friends for my 40th birthday. Service was top-notch, food was great, and they adjusted tables to fit our needs. I'd highly recommend it.

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Alicia
Pittsburgh
11 reviews
Dined on October 25, 2020
Overall2food2service2ambience1

they don't do breakfast well. drinks and dinner i've been told are quite good here, by many people, but i think breakfast is a new thing for them during COVID and they still need to figure it out. not a great spot for kids, and we had a little one in tow.

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TheDigitalWingman
Austin
6 reviews
Dined on October 23, 2020
Overall5food3service4ambience4

Perhaps it’s because I haven’t had one in forever, but that was a fantastic Old Fashioned

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vipMatt
Austin
6 reviews
Dined on October 23, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience5

Chill Friday dinner. Good easy food but great wine list

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OpenTable Diner
New England
9 reviews
Dined on October 21, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience3

Was a very nice meal. I just wish my server came around a little bit more often than she did l, but other than that she was fantastic and the food was amazing.

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JLFoodie
1 review
Dined on October 18, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Some of the entrees I've had here have been fantastic, but our lunch today was just bland. Nothing really wrong, but the price is off for the food quality. Service was great, drinks are priced right. Great spot for happy hour bites, less awesome for a big meal.

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vipBFuller
Dallas
2 reviews
Dined on October 18, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Great place for brunch or lunch. Excellent location. Patio is nice!

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AmyM
1 review
Dined on October 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The Lox and Bagel was amazing. It was so delicious and filling that I could only eat one half. The service was great! If you are with a party of two or more for brunch, I highly recommend the mimosa bottle service.

MJ
MikeJ
Memphis/West TN
1 review
Dined on October 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food & Service were amazing. We enjoyed everything about our visit!

JD
JamesD
1 review
Dined on October 14, 2020
Overall3food2service5ambience3

There are plenty of choices in Austin. The food is just okay.

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vipColinB
New England
17 reviews
Dined on October 10, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Food was good, service was decent. Great vibe and A+ music playlist

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vipBillr
Austin
10 reviews
Dined on October 7, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Downtown was nice on the patio. Food very good as always is.

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You can order delivery directly from The Grove Wine Bar & Kitchen - Downtown using the Order Online button. The Grove Wine Bar & Kitchen - Downtown also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (512) 236-1440.

The Grove Wine Bar & Kitchen - Downtown is rated 4.8 stars by 551 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.