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#149 of 3,050 Restaurants in Austin
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
South Austin
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1321 South Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704 (Gibson)
+1 512-916-1315
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Wed 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thu - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Saint Louis
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70 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Had dinner there last night and was not disappointed. The service was top notch and friendly. We sat outside on the patio, live music playing but not to loud to drown out the conversation. The food was very good and flavorful. I recommend the Venison gnocchi.

Thank John B
Austin, Texas
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88 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 22, 2017 via mobile

We had dinner here on evening while we were out as a family. We did not have reservations/ recommended. We got lucky, and got a table. The food was good and the service was good too. I had butternut squash ravioli. My kids had chicken dishes and my husband has the filet. I also had a Caesar salad. Overall, it... More 

Thank wakelang
Austin, Texas
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87 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 22, 2017

Unassuming South Congress comfy restaurant. We started with the Spicy shrimp which was perfectly cooked. The shrimp were tender and the spice enveloped them leaving room for the contrast of the seared polenta. The Zuppa Del Giorno was cauliflower and potato in a rich creamy broth with a good dollop of pepper. It was very satisfying. Then my wife ordered... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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105 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 22, 2017 via mobile

Our server was fantastic and explained the menu well and made fantastic suggestions. I enjoyed the AmberJack fish and it melts in your mouth. My husband had the filet which he loved as well. The homemade tiramisu was delicious.

Thank Crystal F
Salem, MA
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66 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 8, 2017

Great menu. Fun little outside area. Met the chef. Great waiters. Great spot to have some sangria a great meal and spend an anniversary with friends

Thank hdavid1002
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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58 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2017

Austin has so many options for dinner - it is easy to become overwhelmed and have a difficult time making a choice. This restaurant was close to our hotel and was recommended by friends so we gave it a shot. Everyone enjoyed their dinner - carnivores and vegetarians alike. It's not cheap but the food is well prepared and we... More 

Thank NoSweatTravelBlog
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85 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 2, 2017

My wife and I ate here last Friday. Ginna was our server. My wife had a steak and I had spaghetti and meatballs. I also had the mushroom soup. The food was terrific and service was great. The restaurant is a bit smallish on the inside but patio seating is available. I suggest calling ahead for a reservation. Parking is... More 

Thank pxisright
Dallas, Texas
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36 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 16, 2016

If you're walking along South Congress, you might not expect to find good Italian food, but you'd be wrong. Botticelli's does a great job, and offers a secluded back patio that offers you some respite from the crowds if that's what you want. We both had pasta dishes, but the real star was the pesto. Just wonderful! If you're looking... More 

Thank dfwwaterrestoration
Austin, Texas
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18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016

Be sure to check out their backyard patio if the weather is nice. Great food. Great location. A cool idea is to have dinner here and then step next door and hear great live music at the Continental Club!

Thank cath-adventurer
Fort Benning, Georgia
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84 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed this place, exceptionally busy which is a good sign. We sat in the beer garden enjoying the band and several pre dinner drinks prior to our table being ready .. the food was excellent , however the waiters' heart was not in it at all .. gave us used cutlery and was openly keen to finish the night... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$21 - $30
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1321 South Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin>  > South Austin
  • Neighborhood: South Austin
  • Phone Number: +1 512-916-1315
Botticelli’s South Congress is a fun and tasty Italian restaurant located in the heart of the exciting "SOCO" district. Botticelli's serves fresh and delicious Italian food combining old family recipes with new, inventive ones. Andrew and Matt Botticelli are the proud owners and are made even more proud by the food that Botticelli's delivers through its amazing staff. There are both an intimate dining room up front and a large beautiful beer garden out back, where there is live music Thursday through Saturday night. Full menu is available inside or out and at either bar. Look forward to seeing you soon.

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