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Austin's Best Low-Key Date Spots

Give new energy to date night by trying these unconventional spots.

  • Little Deli & Pizzeria
    • Pizza
    • Crestview
    Food
    28
    Decor
    18
    Service
    25
    Cost
    $14

    Totally charming and most of all tasty, this grab-and-go deli is a great casual date spot where you can share top-notch pizza and sandwiches on the picnic tables out front. 

  • Foreign & Domestic
    • American
    • North Loop
    Food
    26
    Decor
    20
    Service
    23
    Cost
    $42

    Not traditionally romantic, this cutting edge cool eatery has an intimate dining space with an adventurous wine list and a rotating menu of seasonal eats.  

  • Midnight Cowboy
    • Bar
    • Downtown
    Atmo.
    25
    Decor
    24
    Service
    23
    Cost
    E

    Looks can be deceiving at first glance, but it's a relaxing space, perfect for craft cocktails after dinner. Closed Mondays; reservations a must.

  • Olive & June
    • Italian
    • Bryker Woods
    Food
    24
    Decor
    23
    Service
    23
    Cost
    $49

    Half off antipasti, beer, liquor, and specialty cocktails every night until 6:30 PM.

  • East Side Showroom
    • New American
    • East Austin
    Food
    23
    Decor
    26
    Service
    22
    Cost
    $39

    Part gallery, bar and restaurant, this bohemian space features local art on the walls and live music on the weekends.  The eclectic farm-to-table menu is focused on sharable small plates, ideal for an unconventional date night.  

  • Winebelly
    • Wine Bar
    • South Austin
    Atmo.
    -
    Decor
    -
    Service
    -
    Cost
    M

    A perfect vino and tapas combo, with half off select bottles of wine every Sunday and Monday.

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