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Artisan Bistro - CLOSED

900 RR 620 S., Austin, TX
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good14%
  • Average0%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
29 Apr 2015
“Excellent, informal French dining in Lakeway”
5 Apr 2015
“The real deal”
Restaurant Hours
10:00 - 22:00All hours
CUISINES
French, European
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LOCATION
900 RR 620 S., Austin, TX
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1 - 10 of 28 reviews

Reviewed 29 April 2015

Our favorite restaurant in what is otherwise a virtual culinary wasteland in Lakeway. Wonderful food with an informal ambiance, great wine list, attentive and friendly staff, reasonable prices. Also, the best croissants in Austin.

Thank Philip D
Reviewed 5 April 2015 via mobile

Having traveled a good bit in France, we were delighted to find authentic French food here Austin. This charming restaurant feels like stepping into France. The owner is very friendly and the service was very attentive. We tried the Coq au vin and the entrecôte....More

Thank Elizabeth L
Reviewed 21 March 2015

Authentic French food in the lake travis hills? Yes, and yes, great if you want croque monsieur for lunch or cassoulet for dinner, never had anything bad... but save room for some pastries, or grab some to take home for breakfast.

Thank coerulea
Reviewed 13 March 2015 via mobile

My husband and I went to Artisan Bistro for dinner about a week ago after hearing wonderful things about the food. When we first walked in we were seated immediately. After that, it took about 15 minutes to get any bit of service. Once our...More

2  Thank JMA3433
Reviewed 13 December 2014

Tucked away in a small mall right off 620 (Lakeway Commons) with a few seats outdoors sits this little gem - restaurant and bakery - both food and bakery items are 100% French and totally delicious! This is not the place to come for a...More

Thank Ashild
Reviewed 26 October 2014

My wife and me went to Artisan Bistro this WE and the food was very good. We really enjoyed our duck with pomme frite. Don't expect a "fast food" french restaurant like Madeleine where everything is pre-cooked. It could take time to be served because...More

Thank Jérôme V
Reviewed 16 October 2014

I love every meal at this place the cheese plate is awsome this is some of the best food in lakeway french torts and pastries are fresh the meals are to die for.

Thank konikowski
Reviewed 24 August 2014 via mobile

We had dinner 8/23. Attentive and friendly service. My date had the Hacis Parmenrier et petite salade. The shepherd's pie was very good, according to her. I could not get a taste as she ate it all. I had the shrimp cassoulet. lots of shrimp...More

Thank Jerry G
Reviewed 7 July 2014

Another hidden gem. Authentic French baked goods and dinner menu, worth the drive to Lakeway area. Who knew? You would never know from the outside, but the quality of the food here is consistently excellent!

1  Thank Snakehandler666
Reviewed 18 June 2014 via mobile

We recently to Austin from the UK this jan - and nowhere else we've found has offered such reliably excellent food and relaxed atmosphere (Unlike other 'french' restaurants in the area!!). The tarte aux pommes is unmissably delicious.

2  Thank Klgvdb
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Restaurant Details

Cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 13:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 22:00
Thursday
10:00 - 22:00
Friday
10:00 - 22:00
Saturday
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 900 RR 620 S., Austin, TX
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin
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Description
We have traveled extensively in France, and Artisan Bistro (located in the suburban community of Lakeway) is as good or better than most of the restaurants we visited in France! The regular menu changes seasonally and is supplemented by daily specials. The thoughtfully edited list of French wines served offers appealing selections at various price points. Service is friendly and personal. The owner/chef at Artisan Bistro is a classically trained pastry chef, so the baked goods from breads to pastries are out of this world -- worth a visit in their own right! This is a real "find." We hope you'll include it in your Austin reviews.
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