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parkside

American Cafe, Gluten-Free, Seafood | $$$

301 E. Sixth
Austin, 78701
512/474-9898
Hours: Daily, 5pm-12:30am
Boasts simple surf and turf in a bistro setting with a full oyster and raw bar, amazing mac and cheese, local ingredients, as well as great desserts. Stop by for dinner and the late-night scene or a quick prowl through the half-price bar menu at happy hour.

chronicle reviews

  • Parkside

    Freshness and simplicity brighten palates in a former steak house

    MM Pack, 2008-06-12

BEST OF AUSTIN AWARDS

  • 2008: Critics Best Raw Oysters & Cocktails
  • 2008: Critics Cheapest Way to Get Your Bond On

FIRST PLATES AWARDS

RESTAURANT POLL AWARDS

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  • 2009: Critics Best Bag of Hot Doughnut Holes
  • 2008: Readers Favorites
  • 2008: Critics Best Additions to East Sixth Street Entertainment District
  • 2008: Critics Best Carnivore Appetizer

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