Austin italian Restaurant Reviews
Welcome to our Austin italian restaurant reviews guide where you'll find top restaurants off the beaten path, both locally owned and chain. In fact, some of the best restaurants in the Austin just might be the little mom and pop operations flying under the radar. For some of the best picks in Austin, you've come to the right place.
Our Austin restaurant reviews guide can help you make sense of the thousands of options out there. Happy eating!
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“My boyfriend and I have been to Botticelli's many times and LOVE the food. Their Butternut Squash Ravioli is the BEST!!! It's not very kid friendly, but it is a great place to have a nice dinner for 2. I gave a 4 on Ambience only because the place is very small and can get cramped. Other than that -... ” (11/12/2009)
“I love the restaurant. Great food!!!” (07/23/2009)
“Had a large group dinner here for a birthday and really enjoyed it. The staff is friendly and mostly Italian. Great food and great menu.” (04/29/2009)
“Very good food and friendly service. Waitstaff makes effort to remember names and remember what you like to order.” (01/29/2008)
“This place rocks! It's suitable for big parties or intimate dinners. The owner and staff members are warm, friendly and treat the guests like welcomed neighbors. Along with the food, the wine and dessert menu are to die for!” (12/29/2007)
“Had a wonderful experience at Gypsy last night. The ambiance was beautiful, the art work stunning and the food wow. I started with the mushrooms and I was transported back to Italy. No where else have I tasted such authentic flavors. The Lamb was very very good, the grilled chops came on a bed of m... ” (08/21/2007)
“We just moved here from Colorado about 4 years ago and are Austin natives. We have eaten Italian food in 34 states and in Italy. This place is the best. Authentic, Friendly, Owner Operated, Kid Friendly, Quaint, and just plain great atmosphere with awesome flavors. We started going to the Hill Count... ” (05/15/2004)
“We have gone to the one in Jacksonville 2 times. The first time we ordered pizza and it was superb as well as atmosphere and service. The second time we ordered lasagna and were disappointed in the flavor.The taste was not as clear in the lasagna, not at all with other offerings from other restaur... ” (06/09/2003)
“The food is an interesting blend of Italian with a southwestern flair (as their advertisment states). The atmosphere is casual and noisy. The food was excellent, as was the service.” (12/10/2000)
“I have eaten there a few times and the whole place is wonderful...Well worth trying” (12/07/2000)
“This was truly an entertaining dining experience. My Sweetie and I waited about 15 minutes to be seated in a nearly empty dining room. We ordered the bottomless soup and salad...and it was a bottomless pit of iceberg lettuce, mushy tomatoes, and vinegary dressing. You know how the commercial makes... ”