Barley Swine

TripExpert Score based on reviews in 7 publications
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7 expert recommendations



Cozy gastropub is consistently crowded, thanks to chef Bryce Gillmore's loyal crowd of foodies, who have followed from Odd Duck restaurant.


Fodor's Tick Choice

The strictly seasonal, locally-sourced daily specials blend the artistic style of Japanese sushi with the familiarity of Southern comfort food. Full review →

Be sure to list any food allergies when reserving, as dinner comes in the form of a fixed daily menu of chef-selected small plates ($75 per person).

Frommer's 34

Barley Swine has cornered most of the buzz in Austin these days, but locals will tell you it's all well-deserved...The menu? Offbeat and ever-changing. Full review →


Gayot 14.0

Barley Swine's entire menu is comprised of small plates, meant for sharing. But calling these "tapas" is like calling Van Gogh a doodler. Full review →


Lonely Planet

Small plates. Tantalizing flavors. Locally sourced. Changing menus. Snout-to-tail culinary creations. Full review →


Travel + Leisure

In addition to chef Bryce Gilmore's 13-course tasting menu, à la carte dining is now offered to guests; indulge in unpredictable delicacies like pig skin noodles with shrimp dumplings. Full review →



One of the "hottest" places in town, this "amazing" "locavore" American in South Lamar from chef Bryce Gilmore provides "truly memorable" small plates made for sharing. Full review →

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