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Backspace

#157 of 3,054 Restaurants in Austin
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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507 San Jacinto Blvd, Austin, TX 78701-3623 (6th Street)
+1 512-474-9899
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Today
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
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Sun - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 14:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is a small place, but it hits far above its size. The vegan pizza was fantastic, and the staff could not have been more friendly or accommodating.

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Thank mochnant
Helsinki, Finland
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81 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Absolutely awesome place. Small, has a great vibe and feels intimate as a result. Both casual and more high end, really good mix. I ate the pepperoni pizza which was mouthwateringly good. I loved how the garlic was sliced properly into the pizza instead of squeezed onto it. The dough was great and the house made buffalo mozzarella worked a... More 

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Thank RiotPelaaja
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215 reviews
164 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Came down for SXSW and ran into this place thanks to Trip Advisor. Very good pizza, one of a few places you can really taste the quality of their ingredients. From the outside it looks closed, but they are open limited hours. It is expensive. $15 for a small Bianca pizza I split with my wife.

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Thank Coffey070
Kyle, Texas, USA
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52 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

This is not your normal pizza parlor or joint but a full fledge restaurant! This place is where you want to take your special someone to have a wonderful experience! The focus of the restaurant is the oven! The oven itself is from Florence Italy and built into place to add the ambiance. It was perfect as last night was... More 

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Thank markf106
Greenville, South Carolina
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

We were walking around Austin and developed a taste for some pizza. We looked at Yelp and saw that Backspace was close by. We sat at the bar since the space is very small and a group of loud 20-somethings was taking up most of the space. I ordered the beets and the roasted mushroom pizza. The pizzas ranged in... More 

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Thank Russell S
nyc
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17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2017

This is a hole in the wall that had some waits at times but a cute atmosphere, more like NYC than TX. Good wine and food.

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Thank ejr5
Austin, Texas
2 reviews
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Loved the bianca pizza with arugula (tossed in lemon zest) and prosciutto. Nice wine list. Great veggie sides, too.

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Thank 183cat
Austin, Texas
2 reviews
Reviewed 31 December 2016

Amazing pizza with friendly staff and expert-level pizza chefs. Everything i amazing but still affordable.

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Thank Steven H
2 reviews
Reviewed 29 December 2016

A very "Austin" spot to stop for Pizza. I live in Austin and I try to visit at least once a year. This is locally owned, and not your average food spot. Foodies will love their take on the old classic: Pizza! Great stop while you're in town!

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Thank Mark B
Cincinnati, OH
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248 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 November 2016

I had the bianca with prosciutto and the prosciutto was some of the best I've had. The dough was thin and flexible, but with a nice crunch to it, with just the right amount of burn marks from the open flame. It's a small place, but the service was excellent and food worth it.

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Thank MrFrump

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 30
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 22:00
Monday
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
Friday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 507 San Jacinto Blvd, Austin, TX 78701-3623
    (6th Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin
  • Phone Number: +1 512-474-9899

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