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Botticelli's

#159 of 3,009 Restaurants in Austin
Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
South Austin
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1321 South Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704 (Gibson)
+1 512-916-1315
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17:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Wed 17:00 - 22:00
Thu - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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Austin, Texas
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18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Be sure to check out their backyard patio if the weather is nice. Great food. Great location. A cool idea is to have dinner here and then step next door and hear great live music at the Continental Club!

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Thank cath-adventurer
Fort Benning, Georgia
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84 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed this place, exceptionally busy which is a good sign. We sat in the beer garden enjoying the band and several pre dinner drinks prior to our table being ready .. the food was excellent , however the waiters' heart was not in it at all .. gave us used cutlery and was openly keen to finish the night... More 

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thowe1959
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32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

We originally were going to eat at Perlas but without reservations were told it was a 2 hour wait. Walking across the street, we found Botticelli's. What a great place. Cozy Italian restaurant run by a great family of ex-Chicagoans. I've never met a more welcoming group of folks. And the food is tremendous. The seared duck breast over duck... More 

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46 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Not the best Italian I've had, but priced like it was. The pasta used to make the ravioli was too thick for my taste. The cream sauce was good, as was the bread.

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Thank D G
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35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

Not only does Botticelli's have terrific food, ranging from the straightforward and tasty Italian beef sandwich to shrimp and polenta (love that sauce), to the boar pasta, it also shines with the bar / beer garden out back as a place to relax.

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Thank Curtis G
Austin, Texas
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72 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

The food is excellent in both presentation and flavor. Service was fantastic and great wine choices. I like the small size of the place, but the noise level is fairly high...we had a booth and I had a difficult time hearing my girlfriend. Overall a very solid dining experience. Great lasagne with unique flavors.

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Thank sicboy
Austin, Texas
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

I am so disappointed in this place. I read the reviews and my fiancé was raving about it. I ordered the Ravioli Di Zucca Gialla and the vegetarian bread to go. The ravioli was covered in large chunks of garlic (which it does not say on the menu) and overwhelming. It was also extremely salty. I actually rinsed the sauce... More 

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Solna, Sweden
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108 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

Entering South Congress after a long drive we decided to test Botticelli's and we wasn't disappointed. Fantastic Mozzarella Caprese for starters, nice al dente vegetarian spaghetti and a fantastic lasagna combined with great wine. The service was a bit hasty - but the food compensated the stressed service.

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Austin, Texas
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32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

We've been several times in the last year and never disappointed. Food and service is always spot on. This is not a typical "American" Italian flare, the chef really offers nice flavors and variety of type of dishes. The restaurant is small and crowded and not kid friendly, recommend you make reservation! Pricing is more on the high end of... More 

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Houston, Texas
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65 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

Terrific food, one of us had a truffle salad with extra shrimp on the side, the other had ravioli with duck in a pepper fig sauce. Both dishes delicious, wine recommendation to go with it spot on. Great server, was there when she needed to be, left us alone the rest of the time. No room for dessert, too full!... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Cuisine
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 22:00
Monday
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
17:00 - 23:00
Friday
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1321 South Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704
    (Gibson)
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin>  > South Austin
  • Neighbourhood: South Austin
  • Phone Number: +1 512-916-1315
Description
Botticelli’s South Congress is a fun and tasty Italian restaurant located in the heart of the exciting "SOCO" district. Botticelli's serves fresh and delicious Italian food combining old family recipes with new, inventive ones. Andrew and Matt Botticelli are the proud owners and are made even more proud by the food that Botticelli's delivers through its amazing staff. There are both an intimate dining room up front and a large beautiful beer garden out back, where there is live music Thursday through Saturday night. Full menu is available inside or out and at either bar. Look forward to seeing you soon.

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