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Whip In

#182 of 3,027 Restaurants in Austin
Certificate of Excellence
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Indian, Bar
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1950 IH35 South, Austin, TX 78704
+1 512-442-5337
10:00 - 00:00
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Nashua, New Hampshire
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

The atmosphere was relaxed and comfortable. The draught beer selection was substantial and the bartender helpful with advice and tasters. Dinner was flavorful and prepared exactly as requested. It seemed to me like a mix of southern and Indian. I am not a big Indian fan and enjoyed Whip In.

Thank MatthewP P
Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

As a visitor from Europe I love the quirkiness of places like this... part restaurant, part sore...part outside 'hanging' area. There's a great energy about the place and the appetizers (humous especially) are superb. I had heard of nay of the beers... but I like that... dive in !

Thank Craig H
Indore, India
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183 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

I recently visited Whip In and really liked the hippie ambience. Whip In's menu is a fusion of Indian, american and mediterranean food and they offer a wide variety of Indian craft beer's. Our group ordered a lot of stuff and I tried all the items ordered. I personally liked the "Travis Heights" which is a samosa filling sandwich wrap.... More 

Thank the787
Buda, Texas
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510 reviews
315 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

Drove by this place for years and finally decided to stop. What a cool place. A fantastic array of beer selections. An Indian style restaurant with many options of rice bowls and naan sandwiches. Nice atmosphere. Good parking. Has takeout if you are in a hurry.

Thank daddymo2
Austin, Texas
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

Full disclosure: I know the chef here. I first visited WhipIn about a year and a half ago. I had heard about it and wanted to see what it's like. From the outside, then, you would probably not have expected it to be much in the way of ambience and good food, but a great place for a beer, and... More 

Thank StephStant
Portage, Wisconsin
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104 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Went here on a Friday to have a drink and a snack, had some cider/ mojito drink, very good, waitstaff super nice, they pay special attention to customer service, Will definitely come back when in town. Would like to try some food.

Thank gale17
Austin, Texas
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123 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

Great selection of beers that changes regularly. Tap take overs and pint nights keep things interesting. I'm told there is music here... I don't do crowds so I don't stick around for that kind of thing!

Thank Orion G
Atascocita, Texas
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67 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016

Found this place when looking for a place to grab a beer after picking up a friend at the Austin airport. Built from an old filling station they now pack in over sixty taps of craft beer, roughly 300 bottled crafts along with wine and food from India if you're hungry. Along with a couple of unique craft drafts we... More 

Thank Mel_the_Bear
Gwynn Oak, Maryland
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016

This place is hard to describe, it has indoor and outdoor seating, and you can shop for drinks and snacks to carry out, or dine in. The outside looks very funky, the inside more warm and friendly. It's counter service, but then they bring your dish to your table, and you can run a tab if you're not sure whether... More 

Thank Beatrice K
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

Love this place. Just got to visit every time we come through Austin. Food is awesome, beer selection is fantastic.

Thank ldoram

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Indian, Bar
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1950 IH35 South, Austin, TX 78704
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin
  • Phone Number: +1 512-442-5337

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?