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  3. Distance: 10.54mi
  4. Distance: 13.28mi

About Trattoria Lisina

Situated in the Texas hill country just outside of Austin, this rustic, casual destination, created and owned by the Mandola Family, offers a new dining experience and boasts a widely varied menu of authentic country-style Italian fare and modern takes on classic Italian dishes. We offer an extensive wine list consisting of purely Italian wines.

13308 FM 150 West
Driftwood, TX 78619
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Italian

Hours of Operation:
Monday Closed
Tuesday-Thursday 4pm-9pm
Friday and Saturday 11am-10pm
Sunday 11am-9pm

Cross Street:
FM 1826

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(512) 894-3111

Website:
http://www.trattorialisina.com/

Parking Details:
Our parking is adjacent to the restaurant with convenient and ample space.

Executive Chef:
Chisholm Webster

Private Party Facilities:
Our patio overlooking the vineyard makes a great setting to have from 25-200 people for a plated dinner, or family style dinner.

Private Party Contact:
Jett Minor: (512) 221-0773

Additional:
Banquet, Beer, Chef's Table, Counter Seating, Fireplace, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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Trattoria Lisina Ratings and Reviews

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4.7

Overall Rating

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food

4.6

service

4.7

ambience

4.7

value

4.3

Noise

Moderate

95% would recommend it to a friend

Good for Anniversaries (112)
Worth the Drive (112)
Special Occasion (108)
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Good for a Date (102)
Scenic View (97)
Romantic (86)
Good for Birthdays (84)
Notable Wine List (71)
Authentic (58)
Good for Groups (49)
Creative Cuisine (44)
Casual (43)
Sunday Lunch (42)
Cozy (40)
Fit for Foodies (34)
Fun (33)
Business Meals (27)
Neighborhood Gem (25)
Kid-friendly (22)
Comfort Food (22)
Handcrafted Cocktails (22)
Local Ingredients (22)
Great for Lunch (22)
Quiet Conversation (22)
Great for Brunch (16)
People Watching (15)
Tasting Menu (14)
Seasonal (11)
Healthy (9)
Great for Outdoor Dining (8)
Bar Seating (6)
Hot Spot (6)
Late-night Find (6)
Pre/post Theatre (6)
Disabled Access (5)
Gluten Free Options (5)
Tapas (5)
Good Vegetarian Options (5)
Great Beer (4)
Happy Hour (4)
Paleo Friendly (2)
Quick Bite (2)
Vegan (2)
Vibrant Bar Scene (2)
Afternoon Tea (1)
Organic (1)
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·Dined 18 hours ago

Just married

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 (Austin)·Dined 4 days ago

Great value, good food, excellent service, beautiful setting

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Scenic View, Kid-friendly, Worth the Drive
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·Dined 4 days ago

This has become one of our favorite Italian restaurants in the Austin and surrounding area. We had a great time celebrating a birthday with friends. The wine, the food, the atmosphere, the service were all excellent!

Thanks!

Richard

Tags: Business Meals, Hot Spot, Good for Birthdays, Great for Brunch, Notable Wine List
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·Dined 4 days ago

The food and service were wonderful. We enjoyed to atmosphere, very relaxing and stress free.

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Casual
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 (Austin)·Dined 5 days ago

Great Italian / American food served in the ITALIAN STYLE. We only live 5 miles away but save this place for special occasions. Excellent wine list with some local wines included. Enough food that we always take some home and make another meal out of it. We have eaten here 10 times in the past 5 years, with family, friends and just us, and have never been remotely disappointed.

Tags: Authentic, Good for a Date, Notable Wine List, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined 6 days ago

We have been to your restaurant many times and love it. We feel like we have had a mini vacation after being there. We are lucky to live in Wimberley, and can come often.

Tags: Authentic, Pre/post Theatre, Notable Wine List, Worth the Drive, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Healthy, Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies, Casual, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Local Ingredients, Handcrafted Cocktails, Great Beer
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 (Austin)·Dined on November 13, 2017

Our server (Amanda, I think) was extremely kind and helpful. She was personable and easy to talk with, ask questions of, etc. Very respectful!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Seasonal, Scenic View, Good for Groups, Comfort Food, Quiet Conversation, Cozy, Casual, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Fun, Romantic, Tasting Menu, Creative Cuisine, Notable Wine List, Worth the Drive
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 (Austin)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Love this place. Went for the first time a month or so ago and had to come back for my birthday. The salted caramel chocolate cake was amazing. Pizza was great. You have to try the Brussels sprouts!

Tags: Romantic, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 12, 2017

We have dined here 4 times and always have had outstanding service, excellent food and in such a beautiful setting. Highly recommend this restaurant

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Scenic View, Business Meals, Worth the Drive, Neighborhood Gem, Paleo Friendly
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 (Austin)·Dined on November 12, 2017

We have visited this place a few times, not enough! Great experience every time from the wait staff to the wine and food. The restaurant is located next to a winery and they have a nice playscape for kids. We’ve had Christmas parties here and our friends got together for a wine tasting then dinner at the restaurant one night. Private dining for parties as well. Beautiful ambiance, indoor fireplace for a cold night out, great food and a remarkable wine selection with a gentleman that knows everything about wine to help you make your selection. Our favorites are the Caesar salad, pizzas, lasagna, chicken Alfredo with home made pasta! and their bread w/ olive oil/seasonings on the house.

Tags: Good for Groups, Cozy, Creative Cuisine, Quiet Conversation, Romantic, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Kid-friendly, Notable Wine List, Good for a Date, Authentic
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·Dined on November 12, 2017

Very relaxed atmosphere and our waiter was very helpful in describing the various menu items. Various salads were ordered by our 8 guests and they were all deliciously seasoned and farm fresh. Our waiter timed the delivery of our selections perfectly, the meat balls were outstanding. We will be back.

Tags: Romantic, People Watching, Fit for Foodies, Disabled Access, Worth the Drive, Good for Groups, Tasting Menu
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·Dined on November 12, 2017

Thank goodness for reservations! We were welcomed warmly, sat immediately, and were told service would be delayed but they're try their best to get to us promptly. They didn't lie. We didn't even think service was delayed! Our server was VERY knowledgable and gave great recommendations. Our meal was authentic and very tasty. Portions were enough and didn't leave us feeling engorged. The atmosphere made us feel like we made a trip to Tuscany. Absolutely awesome. Can't wait to go back!

Tags: Comfort Food, Fun, Special Occasion, Authentic, Good for Birthdays, Worth the Drive, Kid-friendly, Business Meals, Casual, Cozy
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 (New England)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Great food, wonderful ambiance,fantastic service! We were seated late because a large party stayed for three hours throwing off their seating plan,but they were very gracious and the food came out FAST! Worth the drive!

Tags: Cozy, Worth the Drive, Romantic, Scenic View, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Austin)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Excellent as always -- but VERY crowded -- again, as always. The bar is fabulous for a waiting room!

Tags: Scenic View, Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries, Cozy, Good for Birthdays, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Good for Groups, Special Occasion
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 (Austin)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Amazing service and awesome ambiance. Great for groups or date night out. Will be back many times!!

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·Dined on November 12, 2017

This is about the 6-7th time we have been here - twice for Christmas Dinners, once for a Birthday Celebration, once for an Anniversary and once or twice for just a special treat. Every time has been wonderful - the food, the ambiance, the wine and the service. We not only love it ourselves, but recommend it to friends or even take friends with us. It is also a plus that it is easy to book reservations online and well ahead of the date/time of our visit (which I recommend because it is a very popular restaurant). A friend that is a foodie and eats at restaurants often said on this visit, "the lamb chops are the best I've ever eaten!".

Tags: Scenic View, Worth the Drive, Late-night Find, Business Meals, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Fun, Notable Wine List, People Watching, Good for Birthdays, Fit for Foodies
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·Dined on November 11, 2017

Beautiful venture, service was outstanding, food was a let down...

Tags: Romantic
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·Dined on November 10, 2017

We drove 45 minutes to get to this restaurant for a birthday celebration. It was worth the drive. The food and service were excellent!

Tags: Worth the Drive, Special Occasion
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 (Austin)·Dined on November 9, 2017

Amazing as always, from the moment we arrived until we drove away. Superb service, wonderful food and wine.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Good for a Date
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 (Austin)·Dined on November 9, 2017

Consistently excellent food and service in a beautiful setting. I have been dining here since it opened and it is always my first thought for out of town guests.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups, Disabled Access, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on November 7, 2017

We always enjoy this restaurant with family at a big round table. The adults can enjoy a beverage while the children are given pizza dough balls until their food comes. Fun!

Tags: Good for Groups, Gluten Free Options, Comfort Food, Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine, Authentic, Fit for Foodies, Notable Wine List, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation, Fun, Scenic View, Romantic, Worth the Drive, Handcrafted Cocktails, Cozy, Good for a Date, Kid-friendly, Casual
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food4
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 (Orange County)·Dined on November 5, 2017

I loved the restaurant! So beautiful! The waiter was wonderful, too! Great place for a special occasion!

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Groups
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 (Austin)·Dined on November 4, 2017

We made a trip there to celebrate our anniversary and food was not good at all, carbonara sauce was tasteless and pasta over cooked. Service wasn’t good either, even thought it wasn’t busy st all, waiter seemed to have a hard time with the menu

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vip
 (Dallas)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Food was awesome and the service was on point. We met family for dinner and had a very pleasant meal. Would definitely go back next time we are in Driftwood.

Tags: Good for Birthdays
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 (Kansas City)·Dined on November 3, 2017

Beautiful restaurant. Great romantic date night place.

Tags: Romantic, Worth the Drive
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 (Austin)·Dined on November 3, 2017

The Trattoria is a great place to celebrate a special occasion. The food was excellent, they have a great wine list and the service was friendly and professional.

Tags: Scenic View, Local Ingredients, Good for Birthdays
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vip
 (Austin)·Dined on November 3, 2017

This is one of our go-to restaurants for special occasions and just dining out.

Tags: Kid-friendly, Vegan, Late-night Find, Cozy, Romantic, Local Ingredients, Organic, Scenic View, Good for Groups, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Authentic, Notable Wine List, Worth the Drive, Comfort Food, Good Vegetarian Options, Creative Cuisine, Casual, Good for a Date, Business Meals
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·Dined on October 30, 2017

Had it not been for loud customers at next table would have been perfection!

Tags: Casual, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Austin)·Dined on October 29, 2017

A truly great and picturesque place to celebrate our special occasion.

Tags: Cozy, People Watching, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Scenic View
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 29, 2017

This was not our best experience, not impressed with our service. The food was good but my husbands meal came 15 minutes after the rest of us were served after checking we were told his meal was served to someone else and they had to make him another dinner. Then when dessert was served our waiter said he normally didn't offer dessert for a birthday but since my husbands meal was so late he would. I will remember other better experiences when considering future reservations.

Tags: Good for Birthdays
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service2
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vip
 (Austin)·Dined on October 29, 2017

Amazing lunch! Food fantastic and our server Alex was awesome! Super knowledgeable and very personable! We will be back!

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food5
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vip
 (Dallas)·Dined on October 29, 2017

Great food and exceptional staff. Have been twice in past 10 days. Have been telling anyone whose path I crossed how charming, thorough,and attentive the wait staff was

Tags: Good for Groups, Authentic, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Comfort Food
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·Dined on October 28, 2017

This was our first visit and we will definitely return! Excellent steak and fresh pasta!

Tags: Authentic, Gluten Free Options, Worth the Drive, Fit for Foodies, Local Ingredients, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Outdoor Dining, Kid-friendly, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Good for Groups, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion
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 (Dallas)·Dined on October 28, 2017

This was our Granddaughters first time there thank you all for making it special.

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 (Houston)·Dined on October 28, 2017

Sean provided us with exceptional service and outstanding menu recommendations. When we return, we will request Sean again! The food, wine, and atmosphere also get an A+!

Tags: Special Occasion, Sunday Lunch, Good for Birthdays
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 (Dallas)·Dined on October 27, 2017

Excellent service! They made the expletive that much more enjoyable. The Italian wine selection is wonderful and we loved our bottle of wine. The cocktail menu is fantastic with slight spins on old favorites and using Texas spirits. Our food was delicious. Amazing restaurant. We will be back on our next visit out to the Hill Country.

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 (Austin)·Dined on October 26, 2017

We really enjoyed the atmosphere. The gardens outside the windows were pretty and the building was very attractive. Our waitress was a young college student and she did a great job. I ordered a pasta dish that was suppose to have prosciutto ( Italian ham) in it, but it came with panchetta ( Italian bacon) instead. The pasta was served cut into small pieces, I have never seen an Italian restaurant cut the pasta for you, as if you were a small child. I know it is very hard to find really good Italian food in Texas, but I was disappointed. My husbands steak was very good. Next time I will order the Lamb chops and give up on finding anything other than Italian American food in Texas. We will go again.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Quiet Conversation, Romantic
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·Dined on October 25, 2017

Our waitress Audrey was amazing! She was very attentive and helpful. Thank you!

Tags: Afternoon Tea, Good for Birthdays, Scenic View, Casual, Notable Wine List, Cozy, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Great for Brunch, Business Meals, Romantic, Tasting Menu, Sunday Lunch, Fun, Quiet Conversation
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 (Austin)·Dined on October 22, 2017

Amazing as always, everything. Food, drinks, atmosphere inside and out.

Tags: Good for Groups, Worth the Drive, Great Beer, Special Occasion, Good for a Date
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·Dined on October 21, 2017

We had a wonderful dinner at Trattoria Lisina celebrating our 5th Anniversary. Since I requested a nice table, they went above and beyond and gave us a candlelit table with table cloth. I noticed we were the only table that had this. Very sweet! Food & Service was remarkable. Thank you!

Tags: Notable Wine List, Casual, Good for a Date, Romantic, Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries, Scenic View, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion
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