As the year ends, many in Austin will celebrate the season with a special occasion dinner. All that chopping, stirring, and basting pays off with a delicious meal to share! A classic creme brûlée makes for an ideal ending—just make sure to show you care by allowing your date to break the caramelized sugar. Ceramic Bayou and Cafe Monet These are two different studios that will walk you through making a ceramic item. Following a sumptuous dinner head to the cafe and bakery to select a special treat to share at home or to take up to your room. The dining room is inviting with a warming fireplace, or guests can sit out on the sprawling veranda. The food is not your typical Tex-Mex fare.
Doo-wop your way over to and dance your heart out to the ballads of Motown, preformed by The Night Owls and other local bands. These peddle pubs are absurd, but sort of incredible. Just be wary, the staff is too handsome for their own good and you may lose your sweetheart to a silver-tongued bartender. Slay your first date with Fabi + Rosi or Lenoir, or keep it casual but still delicious with Bufalina. Our favorites included the al dente buckwheat mafalda with lamb shoulder, turnips in beef taro, and cauliflower with lardo.
Just like with Olamaie, this is another place where you must order the biscuits, no matter what time of day you visit. Il Brutto East Austin The New Waterloo group Sway, La Condesa, Le Politique, Otoko can do no wrong. Our favorite way to do it is to snag seats at the bar overlooking the kitchen. A great date night atmosphere you and your special someone will enjoy at this one-of-a-kind social dining experience. Interested in re-entering the dating pool, but also daunted by how exhausting the process can be, I decided the only way to start dating was to cannon ball in. Cocktails are variations on Italian classics like the self portrait gin, Amaro Meletti, Cocchi Americano, citrus bitters and the small plate menu means lots of room for sharing and exploring. In addition, please read our , which has also been updated and became effective May 23rd, 2018.
Launderette East Austin Launderette is about as cute and quirky as they come! And if you do encounter a long line at the original location? All of this paired with impeccable service and attention to detail from the staff help you keep your focus where it belongs: on your date. The journey was part of the magic, as it allowed you extra time for conversation and to unwind from the work day. Either way, you and your loved one will be beaming. The restaurant is built out of an old carriage house, with rustic brick floors and French doors. Expect things like wild hog, rabbit, and quail.
Stroll among the peacocks the birds roam freely throughout the property and towering oak trees with your dinner date before stopping fora drink in the robin's-egg-blue parlor. Whether your idea of a romantic night out is doing shots on Dirty 6th, commanding the room with your karaoke skills or eating a fancy Italian dinner, we've got you covered. Come here to share a bunch of different things like papas bravas, mussels, shishito peppers, and paella. While basking in the crisp, warm sound of actual vinyl playing in the background, order the famous steak frites—a heavily-seasoned, fatty rib-eye, topped with herbed butter and served with a mountain of perfectly herbed fries. .
Then you might as well just do the whole thing and go down into the Boiler Room basement for yet another cocktail. Atmospheric and casual, is the consummate place to meet up for a happy hour drink paired with one of the wide variety of appetizers. The mostly white interior is lit with lovely little chandeliers. Chef Bryce Gilmore was at the forefront of the farm-to-table movement, and Odd Duck is still one of the best places to experience seasonal food that has been beautifully prepared. Go with sushi, as much an experience as a meal, half the fun is reading the menu! Serving what they refer to as Japanese farmhouse cuisine, the dishes here will inspire and delight with their unique flavor combinations and high-quality ingredients.
It may not sound light, but remember, the plates are tapas-sized. For the way more common casual dates, we like Takoba. A dinner at qui is both an education and an adventure, so bringing a fussy diner here may not be ideal. Everyone interprets romance differently: while some opt for a visit to the , others prefer to completely relax at one of the. Opt for your own stand up paddle boards. Unless your date just doesn't like movies, in which case… what are you doing with them in the first place? Offering tiny plates of exquisitely crafted gourmet dishes, Cafe Josie will get your night off on the right foot without filling you up.
Disc golf, a jogging trail, volleyball nets, or swimming at Barton Springs there is plenty of excuses to be sweating and as barely clad as possible. Sparks are bound to fly. Start with the fresh mozzarella appetizer and ask your server for recommendations. Win game tickets and hook your date up with something from the prize shop. Lenoir is also known for an expertly curated wine list and knowledgeable staff whose suggestions will have you enjoying a glass of red or white from the best regions in France, Italy, Spain and more. Franklin Ave Drive-In movies are alive and well in Austin! Learn how to cook together Various locations Couples cooking classes have become something of a cliche, but for good reason. Located in the Warehouse District, Searsucker serves up celebrity chef Brian Malarkey's classic, comfort cuisine.