We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Cru Wine Bar

238 W 2nd St, Austin, TX 78701-4160
+1 512-472-9463
Website
Save
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good37%
  • Average18%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (9 reviews)
“charcuterie” (2 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
CUISINES
American, Wine Bar, International, Contemporary
PRICE
$$ - $$$
DETAILS
238 W 2nd St, Austin, TX 78701-4160
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
Write a Review
Reviews (81)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 81 reviews

Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

Cru has a nice upmarket downtown location away from the hubub of 4th/5th/6th etc. Plus good sidewalk dining tables. It has an extensive wine list and innovative flight tastings, plus half price sparkling wine on Thursdays. Food was OK (I had the salmon, swimming in...More

Thank skimeld
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

My wife and I chose Crú because it was close by. As visitors to Austin, we were expecting a casual meal. As it turns out last night's meal was superb. Staff were excellent. Highlights were our appetizers. My wife had cheese tomato bisque. I chose...More

Thank Saul L
Reviewed 9 January 2017

Girls night out in Austin. We each tried a different flight and shared the wines with each other. We had a charcuterie that was delicious. Atmosphere was cozy and warm. Wait staff was very attentive and not pushy.

1  Thank Angela B
Reviewed 5 January 2017

We truly enjoyed hanging out at the bar drinking sparking and champagne waiting to bring in the New Year. The bartender and staff was great. Really enjoyed the DJ!

1  Thank Brian E
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

The wine selection is definitely great! The New Years Eve dinner menu looked great and the Ahi Tuna tasted great till I found a hair in it. I couldn't tell you how well the rest of the food tasted because I was done at that...More

1  Thank JOVILLARREAL
Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

No need to question where you need to be for a great meal, CRU is the place to be. Highly recommend their lamb or chicken dishes, depending on the particular Chef specials. Our wait staff were top rate, very attentive and knew their menu and...More

1  Thank Centaur4
Reviewed 5 December 2016

This is part of a chain of wine bars, similar to what one finds in major airports. The wine list is not as great and exciting as one wold expected and the mark up is high. We didn't try the food which is standard for...More

1  Thank marcopolo111
Reviewed 15 November 2016

We had a super busy day that didn't wind down until very late and we weren't able to eat until 10:30. We were the only ones in the restaurant, but were welcomed in despite our late arrival so close to closing. The fig/arugula pizza was...More

Thank Camille Y
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

The ambiance is very nice. There is outdoor seating as well as very comfortable seating in the main dining room. Interesting wine list, very good selection from which to choose. The menu was interesting. I had the beet salad and it was good but not...More

Thank Leapfrogisaac
Reviewed 21 October 2016

Very nice food to reasonable prices, joyfull atmosphere, and very helpfull staff, we even got help with our backpack in an urgent need! And that was a lot more than Westin hotel could do. We really appreciate the helpful and friendly staff, you get help...More

1  Thank Ann H
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Lamberts Downtown Barbecue
755 reviews
.17 km away
Second Bar + Kitchen
380 reviews
.17 km away
III Forks Austin
213 reviews
.11 km away
Bob's Steak & Chop House
156 reviews
.11 km away
Nearby Attractions
The Moody Theater
145 reviews
.13 km away
W Austin Wet Deck
12 reviews
.08 km away
Austin Convention and Visitors Bureau (ACVB)
16 reviews
.33 km away
La Pena
6 reviews
.22 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Cru Wine Bar staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Wine Bar, International, Contemporary
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
16:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 23:00
Thursday
16:00 - 00:00
Friday
14:00 - 00:00
Saturday
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 238 W 2nd St, Austin, TX 78701-4160
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin
  • Phone Number: +1 512-472-9463
  • E-mail
Description
Located in Austin, Tx in Warehouse District. 512.472.9463
Fantastic wine options, incredible food flavors, sophisticated.