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1014 N. Lamar
Austin, 78703
Hours: Mon.-Wed., 6-10pm; Thu.-Sat., 5:30-11pm
If you enjoy exemplary meals crafted with local, fresh ingredients in a friendly atmosphere, this is your kind of place. The menu changes frequently but is always adventuresome.


A Wink and a Smile

As Food editor Virginia B. Wood relates in a review of Wink, a new restaurant on North Lamar, two of Austin's longtime chefs are busy operating the restaurant of their dreams.

Virginia B. Wood, Sept. 20, 2001

Best of Austin Awards

First Plates Awards

Restaurant Poll Awards

  • 2012: Readers Favorites
  • 2011: Readers Favorites
  • 2010: Readers Favorites
  • 2009: Readers Favorites
  • 2008: Readers Romantic
  • 2008: Readers Favorites
  • 2007: Readers Favorites
  • 2006: Readers Favorites
  • 2006: Critics Best Little Lemon Bite
  • 2005: Readers Favorites
  • 2005: Critics Best Wine Bar
  • 2005: Critics Restaurants Where Waitstaff Really Knows the Wines
  • 2005: Critics Most Welcome Expansions
  • 2004: Readers Favorites
  • 2003: Readers Favorites
  • 2002: Critics Desserts
  • 2002: Readers Favorites
  • 2002: Critics New Restaurant
  • 2002: Critics Unsung Heroes
  • 2002: Readers New Restaurant

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