Perla's

It's hard to beat Perla's on a sunny afternoon for fresh oysters, grilled octopus, and a Caesar cocktail on the shady patio – although I still miss the marvelous shrimp escabeche they used to serve. The wine list is full of amazing gems, but prices lean toward the high end. – Claudia Alarcón

1400 S. Congress
512/291-7300
www.perlasaustin.com

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