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507 San Jacinto Blvd, Austin, TX 78701-3623
+1 512-474-9899
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good33%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“antipasti” (12 reviews)
“pizza” (89 reviews)
“meatballs” (10 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm Hours
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
507 San Jacinto Blvd, Austin, TX 78701-3623
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Backspace is a very small quaint spot, felt lucky to get an 8:00 reservation last minute on a Friday night. Had the salad with the marinated veggies was yummy. Loved the meatballs and pizza. Those three dishes were just right for two of us to...More

Thank needhelp2travel
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had the fennel sausage pizza. It was made with crushed tomatoes and fresh mozzarella. The sausage had a nice flavor without too much fennel. The restaurant is very small. So call for reservations. The only thing that put me off was a note limiting...More

Thank Jay O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I eat at Backspace eve ry time I visit Austin and the food and service are always excellent. try the meat plate; delicious. Pizza’s are excellent as is everything. Great Italian wines! Glad I went back!

Thank Ellen F
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Quite possibly the most perfect crust on a pizza. This place is tiny so be sure to make a reservation. Do not leave Austin without eating here. Fresh. Delicious. The staff were very friendly and accommodating even though we were silly and walked in without...More

Thank zebra7boylston
Reviewed 2 March 2018 via mobile

The food, wine, beer, abs atmosphere were amazing. Very authentic wood fired pizza and lamb/pork meatballs!

Thank Diane W
Reviewed 14 February 2018

I stumbled across the pizzeria when searching for a place for our group to eat and did we find a hidden gem! The atmosphere was very warm and welcoming and our server was very knowledgable over everything on the menu, from the different starter plates,...More

Thank TheAboutExperience
Reviewed 22 January 2018

We got there early, sat at the counter, had fantastic service, food was great. Would love to go again. Have recommended to many others.

Thank H8680XJ
Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

The ambiance of this establishment is absolutely charming. The stone oven gives it a authetinc touch to the pizza's. Also the happy hour on the huge selection of wine and antipasti makes it even better. Defintly going back there!

Thank Marie R
Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

Great ambiance, awesome service, wine service and tasty oven pizza. Take out or with reservations. Make sure to make reservations if you plan on dining on prem. You might get lucky and find a spot at the cozy counter.

Thank Jason M
Reviewed 24 November 2017 via mobile

This is a small restaurant and normally (seen from the outside) you would not go in inmediately. The quality of the food is very good/fresh. We went in at happy our time and had some lovely wine to start. Follows by some very nice appetizers....More

Thank 868victor
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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
  • E-mail
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