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Wink Restaurant

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1014 N Lamar Blvd Ste E, Austin, TX 78703-4964
+1 512-482-8868
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good20%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“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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Reviewed July 12, 2017 via mobile

In Austin for a meeting, found Wink's 3 years ago and came back again this time. It is pricey but worth it. Dinners we ordered included red deer, roast duck and amazing scallops. Waitress happily recommended perfect wine pairings. Almost all offerings could be made...More

Thank mjhpned
Reviewed May 22, 2017 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 May 1, 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 April 8, 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 April 4, 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 April 3, 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 April 2, 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 March 17, 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 March 15, 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 January 28, 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
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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
$35 - $45
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Open Hours
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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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