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Cru Wine Bar

#414 of 3,198 Restaurants in Austin
€€ - €€€, American, International
238 W 2nd St, Austin, TX 78701-4160
+1 512-472-9463
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good37%
  • Average18%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Wine Bar, American, International, Contemporary
€€ - €€€
238 W 2nd St, Austin, TX 78701-4160
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Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

I was visiting Austin for the first time—and it snowed for the first time in many years when I landed. This night we were supposed to meet other friends at a restaurant, but got a bit lost. We were wandering around cold and starving looking...More

Thank Deena E
Reviewed 11 December 2017 via mobile

I had a flight of Italian reds - very good. Even better were the Barolo short ribs. The meat was very tender.

Thank flying_dutchman_US
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Tasty meal in a quaint cafe. Looks like a wonderful selection of wine for a later meal - although we did enjoy Bellinis and Mimosas. No vegan or veggie options available from this menu but the staff was frequently and made accommodations to modify a...More

Thank KTurnbow2
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Many wines by the glass and lively apps, just a couple minutes’ walk from ACL Live/Moody Theater. Pretty patio area that welcomes dogs. I’ll be back.

1  Thank CohenD1234
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

My daughter & I shared a 10” sausage pizza & a Cru house salad. Plenty as it was past the lunch & a great tie me over before dinner. I recommend.

Thank Luz Z
Reviewed 4 October 2017

About two years ago I was in the beautiful and interesting city of Austin, Texas, and tried unsuccesfully to have doinner there ( very well located downtown on 2nd street and meters from Congress Ave) with friends and couldn't get a table. fridays and saturdays...More

Thank Hugo C
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

We had reservation today I took business guests None existed Offered a table , then given to another customer whilst we were left unattended We were multiple repeat clients -no more We are also neighbors Lost its way

Thank Paul M
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Cru has a nice upmarket downtown location away from the hubub of 4th/5th/6th etc. Plus good sidewalk dining tables. It has an extensive wine list and innovative flight tastings, plus half price sparkling wine on Thursdays. Food was OK (I had the salmon, swimming in...More

Thank skimeld
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

My wife and I chose Crú because it was close by. As visitors to Austin, we were expecting a casual meal. As it turns out last night's meal was superb. Staff were excellent. Highlights were our appetizers. My wife had cheese tomato bisque. I chose...More

Thank Saul L
Reviewed 9 January 2017

Girls night out in Austin. We each tried a different flight and shared the wines with each other. We had a charcuterie that was delicious. Atmosphere was cozy and warm. Wait staff was very attentive and not pushy.

1  Thank Angela B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Wine Bar, American, International, Contemporary
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 00:00
14:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 238 W 2nd St, Austin, TX 78701-4160
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin
  • Phone Number: +1 512-472-9463
Located in Austin, Tx in Warehouse District. 512.472.9463
Fantastic wine options, incredible food flavors, sophisticated.
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