John Anderson

Best Date Restaurant

TIE: Uchiko; Justine's

Austin offers so many ways to dine and date. For those looking to romance, Justine’s delights all senses – from their steak tartare, Sazerac, and Side Car, to their enchanted garden patio, to their notoriously debaucherous galas and super-secret secret house. Offering more cheek than a French maid, this brasserie is sure to heat up any night out. Across town, Uchiko presents a more modern take on wooing, perfect for the heart set to impress. This more reserved (read: quieter) sibling of internationally recognized Uchi employs mood lighting warm enough to melt butter, and their shared plates tantalize taste buds and lovers alike. No matter the first date or the 99th, these spots will set the tone.

Uchiko
4200 N. Lamar #140, 512/916-4808
uchikoaustin.com

Justine's Brasserie
4710 E. Fifth, 512/385-2900
www.justines1937.com

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