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Asti Trattoria

££ - £££
Italian, Contemporary
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408 E 43rd St, Austin, TX 78751-3847 (Duval Road)
+1 512-451-1218
11:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri 11:00 - 23:00
Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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Dallas, Texas
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55 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

Emmett and his staff do a wonderful job of serving terrific food in a cozy atmosphere that makes diners feel welcome and at home. The dishes are both classic and well executed. The service is attentive without being overbearing. I would not describe it as "inexpensive", but well worth it for the food and experience.

Thank 75070KP68
Austin, Texas
Level Contributor
87 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Tried Asti on a busy Friday night. The restaurant was packed, which was a great sign. Our waiter was diligent and thoughtful but was struggling with an overworked kitchen. The octopus was so salty, the pizza was a bit overdone and everything came out pretty slowly. The owner did proactively fix our experience, which makes me want to try them... More 

Thank PackLightTravelHeavy
Bastrop, United States
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

Business meeting with two associates, the staff let us linger before ordering without feeling rushed. Once we decided the two appetizers were delicious, stuffed mushrooms were tender fungi filled with ricotta, goat cheese, Parmesan and a hint of sage and truffle oil. The ricotta and cherry bruschetta were two large pieces of bread covered in homemade ricotta,black pepper, fried rosemary... More 

1 Thank Mark L
Highland Park, Illinois
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

I was taking my son to look at UT this spring. He has multiple food allergies. So, we let the restaurant know ahead of time of our numerous limitations. When we arrived, they had clearly gone over the information with everyone from the hostess, to server, to sous chef, and the chef (this is rare for a restaurant to do).... More 

1 Thank michi122471
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

We had a great experience at this resturant on 7-15-16 for dinner. The staff was very attentive and helpful. We did not make reservations, but we were taken care of while we waited. The food was inventive and very tasty. 5 out of 5, would eat here again .

1 Thank Sean K
Austin, Texas
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81 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2016

Well-prepared spaghetti carbonara with fresh al dente pasta, a nice taste of fresh egg, fresh pancetta and an acid that was not quite sweet enough to be lemon but added such a great zest to the dish made this a really worthwhile meal. The Northern Italian minestrone was just not quite up to my taste and I will skip it... More 

2 Thank Blueshadow31
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46 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2016

Asti has all the standards on a fine Italian restaurant. Their chefs don't take a standard approach with the ingredients or the flavors, so each dish has a pleasant and rewarding surprise. The wait staff were very well trained and generous with wine and information.

2 Thank Sean H
Reno, Nevada
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93 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2016 via mobile

We were in the neighborhood and checked out several local eateries and decided to give Asti's a go....very,very glad we did. After having been seated by a very personable host and co-owner of the restaurant, we were greeted by a wonderful wait person who provided very friendly and excellent service for our dinner. She told us of the daily special... More 

2 Thank PJW10K
Magnolia, Texas
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173 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2016

Small Italian restaurant with casual, friendly atmosphere. Nice selection of options on the lunch menu. Generous portions considering the very reasonable prices. Everything we tried was very good.

1 Thank R O
Houston, Texas
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37 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2016 via mobile

Four of us had dinner here following a work meeting. The service was excellent and everyone enjoyed their entrees. The Raspberry Meyer Lemon Sorbet was worth every penny and a perfect ending to a good Italian dinner. My entree was chicken eggplant parmesan which was good, but not served quite warm enough. Since I was with my boss, I didn't... More 

2 Thank Greta513

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Italian, Contemporary
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 408 E 43rd St, Austin, TX 78751-3847
    (Duval Road)
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin
  • Phone Number: +1 512-451-1218
Asti Trattoria features excellent regional Italian food with an emphasis on fresh, local ingredients. Located in Austin's historic Hyde Park, it offers a unique neighborhood experience in the true spirit of an Italian trattoria. Whether celebrating a special occasion with a great bottle of wine and a five course dinner or coming in for a pizza and a beer, Asti offers an unmatched combination of quality, affordability, and an atmosphere that welcomes any occasion.

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