Top 5 New Restaurants in Austin
Get ready to embark on a culinary adventure this summer as we give you our top 5 new restaurants that have opened in Austin!
Bill’s Oyster: Bill’s Oyster, located on 205 West Third Street in Austin, is a captivating cocktail bar and specialty seafood restaurant founded by Stewart Jarmon and Chef Daniel Berg. Inspired by the spirit of Old New Orleans, the space exudes charm. Indulge in a seafood tower of oysters, enjoy tantalizing dishes such as mozzarella sticks with caviar, shrimp cocktail, King crab, and Bill’s Burger. The drink menu features a variety of martinis, wines, and classic cocktails.
Gracia Mediterranean: Gracia Mediterranean, nestled at 4800 Burnet Road Suite 450 in Rosedale, is a Mediterranean-style restaurant and wine bar. The restaurant caters to both meat lovers and vegetarians, ensuring a diverse range of options. From delectable Calamari Bolognese to succulent Scallops and delicious Swordfish skewers, the menu promises a delightful seafood feast. With its popularity, reservations are strongly recommended to secure your dining experience.
Bar Toti: Bar Toti, located next door to Este, draws inspiration from the vibrant bar cultures of Spain, France, and Mexico. With communal tables and counter height seating, it provides a lively setting for private gatherings and celebrations. Executive chef Fermin Nunez, influenced by his home country, showcases his creativity in translating those flavors into unique and exciting dishes. Menu highlights include a Mexican hamburguesa, marinated olives, seasoned nuts, croquetas, ash-roasted leeks, and mussels with piquillo brava sauce. The cocktail menu features aperitivos, classic Mexican cocktails, and a variety of beer options.
Ezov: Ezov, located at 2708 E Cesar Chavez St, is a culinary gem in Austin. Open daily from 5 PM to 10 PM, it offers a menu designed for sharing and inspired by the flavors of Tel Aviv’s markets and the bounty of Texas. The seasonal menu showcases both classic dishes and innovative twists, highlighting seasonal Israeli cuisine with a focus on the Galilee region. The wine selection, features Mediterranean wines from Greece, Lebanon, Israel, Italy, and more. Led by Israeli native Executive Chef Berty Richter, Ezov promises a delightful culinary experience that harmoniously blends cultural influences and seasonal delights.
Estelle’s: Located in downtown Austin’s vibrant warehouse district at 400 Colorado St., Estelle’s is a stylish and upscale social lounge that has specialty cocktails, shareable bites, and a charming boutique-scale flower shop. The venue encompasses an intimate and sophisticated bar and lounge on the first floor, while the second floor hosts a lively club room complete with a DJ booth. For an exclusive experience, Estelle’s offers private seating areas with bottle service. Their menu includes a curated selection of upscale wines, craft cocktails, and beers, all drawing inspiration from a botanical theme and a thoughtfully chosen color palette. Additionally, Estelle’s offers happy hour every Tuesday through Thursday from 5 PM to 6 PM, featuring complimentary passed canapés and light bites.