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Trattoria Lisina

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13308 FM 150, Driftwood, TX (FM 1826)
+1 512-858-1470
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Dallas, Texas
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167 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Spent the day with friends in the Texas Hill Country visiting local wineries. We decided to grab a bite to eat and ended up at Trattoria Lisina. What a wonderful surprise. Great ambiance, service and food. Will be back!

Thank tahass
Austin, Texas, United States
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26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Probably one of the poorest run restarants around. We literally walked in at 5:25 it was almost completely empty and they said the wait was until 8:15. They said they had a lot of reservations in the next 2 hours. They pull this crap all the time and not once out of the 50 times we have been there has... More 

Thank Teresa R
Dallas, Texas
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is always on our go to list when we are in the Austin area. It is about 30 minutes from Austin and worth the drive. We have never been dissappointed by any of the specials or menu offered items. If the food alone is not enough to convince you to make the drive the Tuscan atmosphere and service here... More 

Thank Terry D
Driftwood, Texas
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Why fly to Italy when you can eat here. The scenery is just as pretty and the exchange rate is better! The food-let's just say that of the two dozen times we've been to Italy no where compared to the food at Trattoria Lisina. One exception-the pizza in Venice (oddly enough) is exceptional and better than here.

Thank ehillround
Estero, Florida
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149 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

New Year's evening dinner - 7 people. As good a meal as one Gould expectation find in this "pretty south" suburb of Austin and worth the trip. Food is diverse, well prepared. Service is friendly. Go and see the winery on the property.

Thank RoyVB
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food, atmosphere and staff are all perfect!! We celebrate our anniversary here every year. We would eat here more often but we live in Dallas.

Thank Cindy V
Morrison, Colorado
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I met a friend for our annual holiday dinner. The service was great and the food was excellent. Great ambiance for the holidays. My parents are members of the winery and the restaurant has always been excellent.

Thank SMB80
Reno, Nevada
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62 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

New Year's day meal with old friends. Great table with view of vineyard and sunset. Good meals all around, Milanesa (aka chicken fried steak, y'all) with arugula, tomato, etc topping, one grilled asparagus topped with salad, a lasagna dish, and shrimp risotto, all very good. Attentive, competent wait staff, good wine selection (a little pricey), overall a pleasant experience. Oh... More 

Thank Michael J
Santa Clarita, California
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54 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A taste of Italy. Set among vineyards near Dripping Springs Texas; about 20-30 minutes from downtown Austin. Great food and service. Moderately priced. Good selection of wines. The setting and decor are fabulous

Thank Justin C
Paranaque, Philippines
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was our 2nd time visiting this place and still the food, service and ambiance was amazing! Forgot the name of our server but he is very nice. We celebrate my husband's 26th Birthday last December 1st, 2016 although didn't get any Complimentary Cake for him. But will definitely come back again. Photos from 1st visit of November 2015 to... More 

Thank Mary R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $150
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Scenic view, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13308 FM 150, Driftwood, TX
    (FM 1826)
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Driftwood
  • Phone Number: +1 512-858-1470
Situated in the Texas hill country just outside of Austin, this rustic, casual destination, created and owned by the Mandola Family, offers a new dining experience and boasts a widely varied menu of authentic country-style Italian fare and modern takes on classic Italian dishes. We offer an extensive wine list consisting of purely Italian wines.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?