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Barley Swine

2024 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good23%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“tasting menu” (21 reviews)
“pig skin” (4 reviews)
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American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
2024 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX
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Reviewed 27 August 2015 via mobile

This is so delish . Warning : every bite is about $4 and there is typically a long wait as it is so damn good. We sat at the bar so we could watch our food preped

2  Thank Writewandaann
Reviewed 14 August 2015

multi course meal, with each step an adventure in high culinary art. serving sizes are small, but there are many of them. wait staff does a good job explaining what each course is. there is an option to pair each food course with wine, too.

Thank Mark T
Reviewed 6 August 2015

We've been dining at Barley Swine since they first came on the Austin restaurant scene and have never been disappointed dining there. We are always excited and intrigued to see what the Cullinary team has dreamed up using local ingredients. Service is always excellent and...More

Thank Martinifam
Reviewed 22 July 2015

We found 12 of the 14 to our liking All but one of the beer wine pairings were good.The desserts were scrumptious.The service was excellent,Small,initmate atmosphere

Thank Lynnmaui
Reviewed 10 July 2015

One of the best meals of my life, I am not exaggerating. Earned a lot of brownie points with the boss(wife). No kidding, I've had gourmet vegetarian at Michelin star restaurants in Europe and the food there was not half as tasty at double the...More

Thank yuvarajvima
Reviewed 30 June 2015

Prepare to indulge in a creative 13-course eating extravaganza! This smallish restaurant with tall communal tables packs a punch when it comes to creative dining. Each course was perfectly timed and the freshness and quality of the food was outstanding. The wine list was also...More

Thank Mis_Adventurous
Reviewed 15 June 2015

My sister and I were visiting Austin on vacation and decided to splurge on dinner at Barley Swine - it was one of the highlights of our trip! It's a leisurely dining experience comprised of 13 small courses served over about a 2 1/2 hour...More

Thank scasci
Reviewed 28 May 2015

This place is fantastic! They give the option for an extra charge to serve each course with a drink. Unlike most tasting menus, Barley Swine will pair other drinks like local beers and cocktails, other than just the standard wine, which is also great. Maybe...More

1  Thank annieaguilar
Reviewed 22 May 2015

We loved it. Both of our birthdays are in early May so we go out for a big dinner each year at that time. Last year at this time I was reviewing our meal at Eleven Madison Park -- a many hundreds of dollar extravaganza...More

Thank Mindyopp
Reviewed 21 May 2015

I had dinner at Barley Swine the other week, and have to say that it was a wonderful experience. The restaurant is very small, so it's going to feel pretty intimate: my date and I wound up sharing a large table with another couple. This...More

Thank capitaltrip
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2024 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX
    (Between Mary and Oltorf on Lamar)
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin>  > Zilker Park
  • Neighbourhood: Zilker Park
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