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Blue Dahlia Bistro

1115 E 11th St, Austin, TX 78702-1908
+1 512-542-9542
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good42%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (23 reviews)
“tartines” (20 reviews)
“frittata” (19 reviews)
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French, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1115 E 11th St, Austin, TX 78702-1908
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This has become a favorite spot for work meetings and lunches with friends. The location and food is great. On nice days it’s lovely to sit in the back patio, and the inside ambience is nice as well.

Thank SadieInAustin
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Don't live close so don't get a chance to come here often. Fear in that..maybe not as good? BUT NOT SO!! It was good as ever service was good food good and tasty as every other time we have come. Given the opportunity we will...More

Thank hilite
Reviewed 28 August 2018

The happy hour plates are a fantastic way to get a touch of high-end for bargain prices. Hummous plate, smoked salmon and bread, cheese selections are all great. Service has always been wonderful -- a great place for a date. If it doesn't work out,...More

Thank Timothy L
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Blue Dahlia Bistro is a great go-to amongst my girlfriends. It's a fantastic spot for a pre-show happy hour and small bites, or for small birthday gatherings, or any fun excuse to get some friends together for an intimate, delicious dinner. The menu is solid...More

Thank Shelby H
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

The food is true-to-French in theme with a lot of a la carte light foods, and the drinks are exactly what you'd expect at a cute little place in a thriving "small town feel" downtown square.p The atmosphere is laid back, and the space is...More

Thank Liv M
Reviewed 18 August 2018

Just returned from a weekend trip to Austin and had lunch here. Our table ordered the tuna steak salad, the crab cakes salad and the goat cheese salad with chicken salad. All were very delicious! My salad did take some time to arrive because they...More

Thank RitzFierro
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

This place has been for a while now, not part of the recent upgrade of the East side of Austin but still keep the cozy relaxed environment with a touch of France, good food with reasonable variety on the entries, not cheap but affordable, the...More

Thank Ewlatin
Reviewed 29 May 2018

Quite unusual menu in line with Austin's unique style of restaurants. I had the brie with apricot jam (I like cheese and jam!), qwhich was well presented and tasted pretty good, Their salads are pretty large and I think if I'm ever that way again,...More

Thank 329john123
Reviewed 15 April 2018

I had a goats cheese salad which was delicious. Very generously-sized with freshly baked bread on the side. The balsamic vinegar was delicious too. The bistro clearly only use the best - and local - produce! A great place for a relaxing lunch and more...More

Thank _-rachella-_1
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

This is such a great French bistro. The east Austin ambiance and vibe is so relaxing. Service is laid back and friendly. I really enjoy all of their tartines. The put their mesclun greens with most dishes. Today we had the crab cakes and egg...More

Thank Susan P
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27 June 2017|
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Response from Jodi H | Reviewed this property |
Yes, we parked in a city lot just up the street from the restaurant. There was music and people all along the way. It was a really nice walk.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1115 E 11th St, Austin, TX 78702-1908
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin>  > East Austin
  • Neighbourhood: East Austin
  • Phone Number: +1 512-542-9542
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