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1610 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704-3522
+1 512-441-6100
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“pasta” (56 reviews)
“cioppino” (9 reviews)
“prosciutto” (15 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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1610 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704-3522
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Reviewed 1 week ago

So good we ate here three times in a week. Service always top drawer, attentive owner on site and amazing food. Roasted oysters and mussels are first rate. I have never seen anything like the lasagna which is made in huge individual portions not cut...More

Thank klondikemike99
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived for a late dinner about 8:30 pm. They seated us promptly. Excellent staff. Very knowledgeable and helpful. The only complaint is the low lighting in the restaurant made it hard to read the menu. No worries though the waitress was happy to answer...More

Thank Kelly B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I have eaten here on many occasions and it is one our favorites in Austin as the waiters are always exceptional and the food is classic. Small and noisy, but like the restaurants in Italy, well worth it, a very good dining...More

Thank Joe D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Service was good but the food was just ok, and I LOVE italian cuisine, so I'm easy to please. Agree with a reviewer that says calamari was dry and meh... Wine list by the glass offered many excellent options, more and better than most restaurants....More

Thank Kayuga
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Everything was excellent. From the service to the comfortable table/decor; where else do you get 5-star fresh-made Italian food while wearing a t-shirt and jeans, and still feel welcome and comfortable? Light + tasty Calamari, fresh homemade moz in Caprese salad, fresh homemade Risotto with...More

Thank benwallace2017
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Food was not good. Calamari was tough and not fresh, Mussels were OK. Satimbocca was terrible. They used spinach instead of Escarole. Which made the dish bitter. The prosciutto was terrible with the dish. Very Stringy. It was cheap. And they charged enough to make...More

Thank me1364
Reviewed 19 September 2017

We enjoyed a long evening here, barely catching breath as we caught up with friends we had not seen for years. The restaurant is small, and the service unobtrusive but most attentive. We had some excellent valpolicello ripasso, and enjoyed a selection of antipasti to...More

Thank Alyson H
Reviewed 18 September 2017

One of our favorites! Whether for. Special occasion or just a dinner to feel special. The staff is friendly, personable and always helpful. The food deliscioso!

Thank 351boomer
Reviewed 3 September 2017

I'm not much on a Italian foodie but this place was excellent. It is actually two restaurants but have different names so Uber drivers get a little confused on where to pick you up. Enoteca Vespaio is right next door and just the more casual...More

Thank Matthew P
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

We had the stuffed mozzarella appetizer and it was delicious. Homemade breads were very good. The LASAGNE ALLA BOLOGNESE with the spinach pasta was some of the best I've ever had and plenty to share between the two of us. As good as the food...More

Thank Edward M
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29 February 2016|
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Response from Lynnmaui | Reviewed this property |
They definitely don't serve breakfast.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 40
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1610 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704-3522
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin
  • Phone Number: +1 512-441-6100
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