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laV

1501 E. 7th St. Send to Phone
512-391-1888
An extensive wine list and French/American cuisine in the heart of East Austin.
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Dinner Tues.-Sat., Brunch Sun.
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laV Restaurant Review

: Executive chef Allison Jenkins and her partners, advanced sommelier Vilma Mazaite and pastry chef Janina O’Leary, have brought laV to East Texas. The restaurant’s interior reveals velvet curtains and ceilings loaded with floating glass bulbs. But it's the bar area and the wine list that will most likely engage guests. Mazaite has a comprehensive knowledge of wine, and she'll make an appropriate suggestion from her diverse and creative list. The menu changes seasonally, but always offers French classics such as wood-oven bouillabaisse and steak au poivre with pommes frites. Meanwhile, the chicken for two is spitfire-roasted, and seafood is also available. Consider as well the innovative cheese plate that complements a dessert wine, and don’t skip the sweets, as O’Leary has created something for everyone, the highlight of which is the profiteroles with Earl Grey ice cream.

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