LOCATIONS

Justine's Brasserie

4710 E. Fifth, 512/385-2900
Hours: Wed.-Mon., 6pm-2am

Photo by David Brendan Hall

This East Austin answer to a Parisian brasserie (literally, “brewery,” but practically speaking, restaurant) embraces early 20th century roots (the cottage itself was built in 1937) and creates a picturesque vintage experience. Fit with a cozy bar, wooden tables, and great Depression-era decor, the disco balls on the patio bring the ambience back to our current millennium. Paired with its late-night dining of standout French bistro fare (steak frites, Escargots à la Bourguignonne), readings (Richard Hell), spoken word (Jello Biafra), and the occasional midnight show (Louis Armstrong singer Jewel Brown) for the lucky few that join the party at the 11th hour.

Other Locations

Justine's Secret House, 1303 E. Seventh
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Chronicle Reviews

Justine's Brasserie

The kitchen serves food until 1:30am, attracting a late-night dining crowd that makes for splendid people-watching

Rachel Feit, November 12, 2009

Articles

Seeking Out Sardines

In which we visit a pair of prime dining spots for the tiny savories

Wayne Alan Brenner, Sept. 27, 2018

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First Plates Awards

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Chef Sonya Coté's BYOB restaurant is set beside a plowed field and under a canopy of ancient pecan trees on Springdale Farm. On Springdale Farmer's Stand Days (Wednesday and Saturday mornings) enjoy a breakfast/brunch after buying locally-made goods and fresh produce. On Friday and Saturday evenings, enjoy a prix fixe. Both of the meals are made with ingredients reflecting the current harvest.

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Weather Up

So passionate about cocktail craft are the owners here, they boast a Clinebell CB300X2 commercial ice machine that spits out 300-pound blocks of clear, crystal ice–the type ice sculptors use. Each major spirit group gets two pages of the menu, broken down into six preparation methods, and all drinks are $10. Try the Pepino Fizz.

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