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Barley Swine

2024 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good23%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“tasting menu” (21 reviews)
“pig skin” (4 reviews)
Opens in 3 min
All hours
American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
2024 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX
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Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

Everything we ate was delicious and creative, but portion sizes were too small. We shared 6 dishes and did not leave stuffed, after being told 4 was enough for 2 people. A little out of the way from downtown Austin, but all food was delicious....More

Thank allison1236
Reviewed 21 September 2017

This restaurant is excellent. It is so good that you want to leak the plates. They have small spatulas for that purpose... ask the waiter for them!!! so you can enjoy every piece of sauce left on the plate. All the dishes we tried were...More

Thank mariaolga65
Reviewed 7 September 2017

If you are an individual that appreciates local, organic, artsy, unique small plates of quality food this is an experience to try! You will find unusual ingredient combinations that meld well together. They have a beautiful open kitchen concept that you can dine and watch...More

Thank Evonne G
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

We ordered several small plates and they were all great! The interior was great and sitting at the bar was fun as we could watch the kitchen in action.

Thank Siiri1
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

I loved this place for the food and the drinks. Both were fantastic. The stars of the menu for me were the pig faced carnitas and the fried chicken. The pickles and hot sauce really complimented the perfectly cooked, juicy fried chicken. All the drinks...More

Thank Kyle S
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

You walk into this modest place with jars of pickled vegetables sitting on shelves and you immediately get the feeling that something interesting is happening here. You order a group of small plates all at once. The waiter brings them out as they are ready....More

Thank 360LuLu
Reviewed 26 July 2017

I went there last weekend with my partner (who is also gluten free), who'd organised the 11 course taster menu as a surprise for my birthday. Not only did they prepare a separate gluten free menu, they also called a few hours before the booking...More

Thank Itinerant505
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Went here with a few friends while in town for a conference, and was absolutely blown away at the tasting menu that we all had. Unpretentious setting, comfy and cozy tables (though not too close) and little two or three bite wonders of amazing food...More

Thank Altosong
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

11 courses of nothing but beauty! Tasting menus like this you usually find there are a few courses just not your cup of tea. Not here. Every course was amazing! The service was knowledgeable, attentive and just fun. Scenery is cozy and not at all...More

Thank sabrusley
Reviewed 25 May 2017

The food at Barley Swine is fabulous! The steak tartare with fried kale was terrific. Wasn't a big fan of kale, but now I am. The ricotta dumplings with basil was so comforting and every bite was so interesting. The buttermilk pie with berries was...More

Thank Denise M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 31 - US$ 50
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2024 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX
    (Between Mary and Oltorf on Lamar)
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin>  > Zilker Park
  • Neighbourhood: Zilker Park
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