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Wink Restaurant

1014 N Lamar Blvd Ste E, Austin, TX 78703
(512) 482-8868
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Ranked #26 of 3,109 Restaurants in Austin
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014 NEW credit card Amex Card Member Review

Great food but service needs improvement with friendly attitude. Amuse bouche delightful and refreshing.

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Murrells Inlet, SC
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44 reviews 44 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014 NEW

Chefs Scruggs and Paul have created spectacular food and wine parings. Four of us stayed 3 1/2 hours in the wine bar enjoying some of the best pate and foie gras that I've ever had. I was impressed not only with a nice wine list $$$$ but also they have one with bottles starting at $26. And, they encourage you... More

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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43 reviews 43 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

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
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135 reviews 135 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 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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