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Wink Restaurant

1014 N Lamar Blvd Ste E, Austin, TX 78703-4964
+1 512-482-8868
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good20%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tasting menu” (22 reviews)
“scallops” (34 reviews)
“duck” (24 reviews)
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American, Wine Bar, Gluten Free Options
1014 N Lamar Blvd Ste E, Austin, TX 78703-4964
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1 - 10 of 281 reviews

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The red snapper tonight was perfect. A thin crisp peppery crust over a generous serving of succulent mild tender fish. A sweet soy sauce and a sautéed of yellow squash completed the dish. A bowl of edemame with crunchy kosher salt added another veggie to...More

Thank mapleRose
Reviewed 2 May 2017

I travel to Austin for work and dine solo. I favor going to the wine bar and happy hour is great! Half price bar menu and the wine selection by the glass is more extensive than most restaurants. Wait staff have always been friendly.

Thank Chris J
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

We had steak tartar as an appetizer, a bottle of wine, the duck and the halibut. All great. I recommend the tartar on toasted sliced French bread. The tartar is course and a really nice texture. Great mild spices. The wine selections were good. The...More

Thank Petethekid
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

Had the seven course tasting menu and from start to finish with the pairings it was a progressive revelation. Subtle at first professing to the bold. Our culinary adventure was curated by what felt like friends whom had had you over for a special dinner.

Thank mcclungp
Reviewed 4 April 2017

This neighborhood favorite is tucked away in a corner behind the Whole Earth Provisions, but its well worth the search. A separate wine bar serves up hard to find bottles and glasses. The restaurant is small, but well worth the wait for a table (and...More

1  Thank Tony H
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Briefly, extremely overpriced, poor service, very disappointing. Was hoping to enjoy a delicious romantic meal with my wife, unfortunately our experience was anything but. The restaurant was small , loud and crowded. The waiter constantly leaned over us onto the table, even spitting onto my...More

Thank Adam N
Reviewed 17 March 2017

I really enjoyed getting to taste all the freshest ingredients in each of the chef's creations. The wines paired superbly with each course! Can't wait to dine again!

Thank Leon S
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Very quaint and lively operation, the menu selection paired with wine was very well done. The standout was the exceptional friendliness of the staff. Every person there was just terrific. Great meal, good vibes and the ability to relax on business for a few hours.

Thank HaphazardGourmet
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Went here with a group of friends to try a better dining experience while we were in the area. After a local recommendation we decided on wink and went for the 7 course tasting menu with wine. The first course was actually rather excellent with...More

1  Thank Biddazzu
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

We made a reservation four our anniversary. It is an intimate place so be prepared for a rise in the noise level as the seats fill. Our waiter was engaging and attentive even with a large 10 top. We really enjoyed the 5 course tasting....More

Thank Hystericalhappiness
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Do you have gluten free option?
26 August 2015|
Response from JPax | Reviewed this property |
Debbie C
is there a dress code?
18 August 2015|
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Response from Graham H | Reviewed this property |
Smart casual to fully dressed up. It is a reasonably relaxed and friendly place, but don't turn up in flip flops and shorts!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 35 - USD 45
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1014 N Lamar Blvd Ste E, Austin, TX 78703-4964
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin
  • Phone Number: +1 512-482-8868
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