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Wink Restaurant

1014 N Lamar Blvd Ste E, Austin, TX 78703-4964
+1 512-482-8868
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good20%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tasting menu” (22 reviews)
“scallops” (35 reviews)
“duck” (25 reviews)
Open Now
18:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Wine Bar, Gluten Free Options
1014 N Lamar Blvd Ste E, Austin, TX 78703-4964
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The little gem tucked into a corner downtown by a laundromat is one of best restaurants I’ve ever had and the pleasure of dining. The food is creative, exquisite, and so delicious. The staff is friendly, knowledgeable and happy to be there. It is tiny...More

Thank Pamela R
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Ate here with my wife over the labor day weekend. we had a nearly dinner reservation before a show at ASL live. Our waiter was a real pro and very attentive. The menu is not extensive, but what they do, they do well. The wine...More

Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Foodie alert. Recently dined here for the first time...Truly a little gem of a restaurant hidden in a small strip shopping center. Almost missed it but for Waze. Has an adjacent wine bar where we waited for the rest of our family to arrive. Incredibly...More

Thank anaesq
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Wink is way ahead of the pack in terms of quality of food and service - an innovative menu, creative and skilled chefs and a wait staff that is unsurpassed.

Thank Douglas L
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

In Austin for a meeting, found Wink's 3 years ago and came back again this time. It is pricey but worth it. Dinners we ordered included red deer, roast duck and amazing scallops. Waitress happily recommended perfect wine pairings. Almost all offerings could be made...More

Thank mjhpned
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

The red snapper tonight was perfect. A thin crisp peppery crust over a generous serving of succulent mild tender fish. A sweet soy sauce and a sautéed of yellow squash completed the dish. A bowl of edemame with crunchy kosher salt added another veggie to...More

Thank mapleRose
Reviewed 1 May 2017

I travel to Austin for work and dine solo. I favor going to the wine bar and happy hour is great! Half price bar menu and the wine selection by the glass is more extensive than most restaurants. Wait staff have always been friendly.

Thank Chris J
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

We had steak tartar as an appetizer, a bottle of wine, the duck and the halibut. All great. I recommend the tartar on toasted sliced French bread. The tartar is course and a really nice texture. Great mild spices. The wine selections were good. The...More

Thank Petethekid
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

Had the seven course tasting menu and from start to finish with the pairings it was a progressive revelation. Subtle at first professing to the bold. Our culinary adventure was curated by what felt like friends whom had had you over for a special dinner.

Thank mcclungp
Reviewed 3 April 2017

This neighborhood favorite is tucked away in a corner behind the Whole Earth Provisions, but its well worth the search. A separate wine bar serves up hard to find bottles and glasses. The restaurant is small, but well worth the wait for a table (and...More

1  Thank Tony H
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17 August 2015|
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Response from Graham H | Reviewed this property |
Smart casual to fully dressed up. It is a reasonably relaxed and friendly place, but don't turn up in flip flops and shorts!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$35 - US$45
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1014 N Lamar Blvd Ste E, Austin, TX 78703-4964
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin
  • Phone Number: +1 512-482-8868
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