The wait staff was great and the porch was nice on a summer night great place to watch the SOCO scene. The only problem I had was with my entree. I ordered the bay scallops which were good but I didn't feel it was $40...More
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I ordered multiple entrees when a friend and I visited this restaurant. The place was elegant (real table cloth and napkins) and had a diverse and interesting crowd, such as a gaggle of chatty and lovely teenagers/college students with very revealing outfits. It was triple...More
Not sure of set up ....As we did not reserve we were told wait is 45 minutes and we can stay in bar. However bar service provides some food and we were happy with that. Half way in our order we were offered table in...More
Our threesome went to Perla's to beat the heat and enjoy a nice seafood dinner on the July 4 weekend. We decided to avoid duplicating dishes and share the best. The kitchen was spot on as was the service so we really enjoyed ourselves. As...More
I am from San Francisco so I had my doubts. Whoa. Perla's could easily pass for a great seafood restaurant in the seafood - foody capitals. Fabulous food and great service. Couldn't believe it. Go Perla's!
My wife & I had not dined at Perla's for quite a while, so we went on a Thursday hoping to avoid the crushing weekend crowd. It was busy, however, we were seated immediately without a reservation. - Service: overall, good & friendly, although not...More
Had the scallops - cooked perfectly and were yum! We had a table FULL of 9 but that didn't slow them down. Very personable and helpful wait-staff. We would enjoy a date night there. Expensive place to take kids, but all of us enjoyed ourselves.
We stopped in for lunch and drinks and decided to get the Perla's Poco Platter to split. It was fantastic! The beer was cold and the staff was fantastic. We'll come back for sure, and maybe try the Grande Platter.
Like it's sister restaurant, Clark's, Perla's is a great place for fresh seafood in Austin. A pain to park (must find the right parking lot where you can get parking validated!) but a nice treat.