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1417 S 1st St, Austin, TX 78704-3040
+1 512-326-1999
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“thai food” (53 reviews)
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Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1417 S 1st St, Austin, TX 78704-3040
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Sway advertises itself as "Australian Thai Food" and does a wonderful job. Don't pass on the Tom Kha coconut/chicken soup, but it is spicy! The Son-in-law roasted pork is wonderful.

Thank rharrison44
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I’ve eaten here a couple of times and it is amazing. The food is great and served almost family style so easy to try multiple dishes and share!

Thank Melanie B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The meal we had at sway was amazing. Definitely order some coconut cream with your food if you don't like spicy.. we did and it made all the difference in the world. The food definitely takes awhile, so maybe don't come here starving. For food,...More

Thank Lauren O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We happened upon Sway accidentally. So glad we did! The service was fast, efficient, informative and so very friendly. The food was delicious. It’s not often we eat at a restaurant hidden in a quiet neighborhood because we’d never think to look. If you’re in...More

Thank zebra7boylston
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our recent college grad arranged surprise party for friend here and insisted we go together when next in town. Friday pm = busy/loud (almost too loud)); so choose valet parking (tip well!), expect a wait for table, then know food is delicious & fresh, service...More

Thank RJillMaxwellAZ
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed our meal and the restaurant had a fun vibe. The green curry is tasty and as promised very spicy. The hot blue prawn soup is to die for. We shared as a appetizer and I almost ordered it as my meal so I...More

Thank ChesterTravelMom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have eaten here whenever we are in Austin. Always busy, sometimes crazy loud, but worth it for the food. Usually. This time we didn’t get all of our orders. And we asked. And we waited. And asked again. Then the server avoided us. Then the...More

Thank marvlatitall
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Been about 1 year since I've been here. Another great experience. I only put as 4 stars only based on the amount of food for the price. Yes the food was amazing. Great service.

Thank Divebabydive
Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

We were here on Feb 8th with our son and his wife. We had been wanting to try Sway for some time so we finally made it happen. The architecture is open plan with kitchen wide open to your view. Lots of wood, steel frame...More

Thank Gary B
Reviewed 9 February 2018

The food is great, it gets crowded around lunch and dinner but it is worth it. My favorite plate is the Son-in-law but so far I have enjoyed everything that I have tried. Locations is great and the restaurant is really nice and clean. Last...More

Thank Ronald G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$80
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1417 S 1st St, Austin, TX 78704-3040
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin
  • Phone Number: +1 512-326-1999
  • E-mail
Sway is an award-winning modern Thai restaurant with locations in The Domain and Westlake Hills opening in early 2018.
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