2020 Best Restaurants with the Best Food in Austin Area

Top Rated Restaurants
in Austin

When it comes to reviewing and recommending restaurants, we believe that what is on the plate is by far the most important factor. We rate the food on a 20-point scale. Our take on the décor, service, ambience, wine list and other factors are explored within our full reviews, which are simply a click away.

Presented in alphabetical order, these Top 10 Restaurants earned the highest food ratings in Austin .
 
Contemporary, Gastropub, Small Plates
Barley Swine
15/20
Gastropub takes shared plates to new heights, meticulously crafted and passionately presented. See More
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Jeffrey's
15/20
One of Austin's crown jewels featuring upscale American cuisine and fine wines in an intimate setting. See More

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3/

Lenoir

Contemporary, American Regional, French
Lenoir
14/20
Quintessential modern Austin: fine dining in a laid back setting with a sustainable philosophy. See More
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Italian, Contemporary, Regional
Olive & June
15/20
Is it the tree-top setting or the modern Italian cuisine that's the top draw at this Austin restaurant? Or does it really matter? See More

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Contemporary, Seafood, Gastropub
parkside
15/20
Sophisticated yet laid back, contemporary yet classic, parkside is chef Shawn Cirkiel’s mothership of innovative cuisine. See More

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Perla's Seafood & Oyster Bar
15/20
Fresh seafood with a subtle approach and a strong wine list. See More

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14/20
David Bull’s Congress offshoot has become the main attraction, combining vibrant energy with contemporary cuisine. See More
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Uchi
15/20
Cutting-edge sushi and a vast saké selection rolled up in a colorful bungalow setting. See More

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Uchiko
15/20
This offshoot of Uchi extends the imaginative sushi and pan-Asian creations --- with twice the seating capacity. See More

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Vespaio
15/20
Spirited Italian eatery with a hopping bar scene is one of Austin's most appealing spots. See More
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