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Wink Restaurant

1014 N Lamar Blvd Ste E, Austin, TX 78703
(512) 482-8868
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Ranked #30 of 3,121 Restaurants in Austin
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price range: $35 - $45
Hours:
Mon - Wed 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thu 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
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English first
Scottsdale, Arizona
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

Went to Austin for the weekend to celebrate my birthday. I am always amazed by the food scene here, for a city its size, the amount of culinary innovation is really impressive and there are so many great independent restaurants to choose from. The restaurant is a bit difficult to find, even with a GPS and fair warning from the... More

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Richmond, Virginia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

I've been going to this place at least once a week- for a very long time. I love it. The service is EXCEPTIONAL, and I love the atmosphere!

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San Antonio, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Everything from the ambience to the service to the food presentation exceeded my expectation. The nouveau cuisine experience was delightful, the wine list agreeable, and overall my husband and I had the perfect dining experience.

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San Antonio, Texas
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Unique fabulous food, original creative menu, nice ambience, excellent service, fairly priced wine. Loved it!

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Highland Park, Texas
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26 reviews 26 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 via mobile

We too visited Wink based upon reviews. However, what many failed to mentioned was the lack of Ambience non pictures on walls and poor entrance image. The worse part of our experience, is the owners wife (aka waitress) attempted to educated in great detail despite our gracious request to leave us to own vices. Our waitress attempted to push more... More

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Austin, Texas
Top Contributor
119 reviews 119 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

High quality, very well prepared food. A little on the pricy side but the food is excellent and so is the service.

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San Antonio, Texas
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

This restaurant hits my top tier for restaurants with fresh food in sensible portions that are artfully presented. After a poor first impression with a mundane and flavorless dinner roll, Wink recovered quickly. My husband and I both noted the obvious attention to detail in the construction of the antelope dish we both ordered, and each of us detected flavors... More

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Lewisville, Texas
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

I love the concept of this place! Small, quaint, dainty. About 17 tables in the entire restaurant and are by reservation only. I definitely reccommend making one. We were a larger party and were told that for every person who wouldn't show it was a $50 cancelation fee. We all showed and didn't have to worry, but they are serious.... More

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Toronto, Canada
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109 reviews 109 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

We booked a work dinner at this restaurant one evening. It turned out we suddenly needed to switch nights to the very same evening at the last minute. They were very accommodating and tried to fit our large party in as much as was physically possible. When we first arrived, it was kind of strange seeing the restaurant in a... More

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Austin, Texas
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264 reviews 264 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
148 helpful votes 148 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Recently had dinner with my wife and daughter at Wink after hearing great things and reading the reviews. We were a bit disappointed. While the food was very good, it fell well short of our Austin favorites (Uchi, Uchiko, Lenoir, Odd Duck, Mulberry, etc.). We had a variety of dishes (red pepper soup, two types of salad, mussels, lamb, fish,... More

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