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Aquarelle - CLOSED

606 Rio Grande St, Austin, TX 78701-2718
+1 512-479-8117
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good44%
  • Average7%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible7%
5 Jan 2012
“French excellence in Austin”
28 May 2011
“Exceptional food, portions were small , but attentive service.”
Restaurant Hours Closed
French, Seafood
606 Rio Grande St, Austin, TX 78701-2718
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Reviewed 5 January 2012

Nouvelle cuisine in a nice setting. Strongly recommended.

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Reviewed 28 May 2011

I have travelled to Europe and was surprised to find this gem of a restaurant here in Austin , Texas. The restaurant is located in a small quaint cottage structure . We were greeted by the very professional and attentive wait staff who kept our...More

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Reviewed 12 February 2011

The service was very, very slow. There was some sort of French Club meeting there, but they were eating pre-prepared food, so there really was no excuse. The food was decent, but rather unimaginative. Our main complaint was that the portion sizes were incredibly small....More

1  Thank doughem
Reviewed 30 September 2010

I decided to splurge with the girlfriend and go out to a really nice restaurant. Was disappointed to be greeted by a cranky waiter, asking for our id's and proceeding to quiz us on our licence numbers, expiration dates, etc. to ensure they were not...More

3  Thank superstar1227
Reviewed 16 August 2009

Our first experience here, and our last. We were looking forward to a special meal .We had a reservation, and arrived on time to an empty entry area. We waited there for 5-10 minutes before being "greeted" with "just a minute"... About 10 minutes later,...More

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Reviewed 12 March 2009

Aquarelle had extremely good food across the appetizers and entrees. I understand that their menu changes over time. The food quality was very high and presented quite beautifully. The service was knowledgeable and attentive. The major negative is that this restaurant is extremely expensive even...More

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Reviewed 6 November 2008

There aren't many five star restaurants in Austin, but seeing how Aquarelle got theirs is very easy. In my mind, it is easily the finest dining experience to be had in Austin, and perhaps in Texas. I recommend any beef dish, especially their filets and...More

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Reviewed 23 August 2008

great place

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Reviewed 27 July 2008

extremely romantic place for a date

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Reviewed 25 July 2008

Bad atmosphere

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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$41 - US$80
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 606 Rio Grande St, Austin, TX 78701-2718
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 512-479-8117
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