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Cafe Josie

#152 of 3,028 Restaurants in Austin
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Downtown
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1200B W 6th St, Ste B, Austin, TX 78703-5209 (Blanco)
+1 512-322-9226
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Today
11:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:30
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Tue - Thu 11:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:30
Fri 23:30 - 14:00
Fri - Sat 18:00 - 22:00
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Austin, Texas
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287 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 215 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The last time we were at Café Josie was June of last year. At that time, we tried the small plate tasting called "the experience." We had such a wonderful time, that we came back in January to celebrate a birthday and we were not disappointed. Many others on this site have described how it works, so I won't go... More 

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Clarksville, Maryland
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74 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016

I can't overstate how delicious 'The Experience' is! On the recommendation of our Airbnb host my husband and I stopped in not knowing much about this place. We tried 'The Experience'--small plates at a fixed price ($45.00 per person) and it was amazing. Everything we tried was delicious. Between my husband and I we've eaten all over the world and... More 

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Thank jss697
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11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

Small plates at a fixed price, you can re-order your favorites, and everything is excellent. Very accommodating of gluten free and vegetarian, a wonderful dining experience.

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New York City, New York
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153 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

Four of us (all from out of town) went to Cafe Josie's a couple of nights ago and had a marvelous dinner and a very fun time ordering small plates and often tasting each other's dishes. The Experience - meaning you order an unlimited number of small dishes for $45.per person must be ordered by the entire table and is... More 

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Lufkin, Texas
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272 reviews
189 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Such a unique concept - prix fix unlimited tapas portions! Excellent flavors, a perfect number of options for our table of four. The $45 pp price may seem low, but once you add alcohol, dessert, tip it can easily double, BUT IT IS WELL WORTH IT. Now serving cocktails, which are well made. Great wine by the glass options. This... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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49 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

The restaurant is a little set back from the street, but we found it pretty quickly. We had 'the experience', which offers as many small plates as you can eat and I heartily recommend it, since each dish is a little surprise. We especially loved the fried Brussels sprouts and the fried chicken, but there were many more dishes and... More 

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Austin, Texas
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32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Visited this evening and tried "the experience." For $45, you get a tasting menu with many options. Eat as much as you would like off the tasting menu, I was only able to handle 8 small plates before I felt like I needed to be rolled out! Great service and good quality food. I would recommend this place to anyone... More 

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Tyler, Texas
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364 reviews
276 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

I read about this restaurant and wanted to try it due to a snapper dish that sounded great. When we arrived we discovered there was a unique tasting menu. For $40/person, you can try as many dishes as you wish off their tasting menu. It is fairly extensive. However not being hungry enough, we opted for a la carte. We... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

Blown away. The food, the service, the ambiance, the whole experience was luxurious and the evening felt special. We had a big table so we tried almost everything on the menu with the exception of only a few dishes. Incredible. Seemingly simple plates of food made with incredibly complex and exquisite flavour combinations. My gosh, I love this place. I... More 

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FORT WORTH
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169 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

The menu is awesome. They will serve you everything on the menu for one price $40. Wine list, while not extensive, wasn't too expensive and paired well with the food. The pickled watermelon was exceptional as was the brisket. Meats are all smoked in house, and it shows. One of the best meals I've ever eaten

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30
Cuisine
American
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:30
Thursday
11:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:30
Friday
18:00 - 22:00
23:30 - 14:00
Saturday
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1200B W 6th St, Ste B, Austin, TX 78703-5209
    (Blanco)
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 512-322-9226
Description
Established in 1997, Cafe Josie strives to provide our guests with a memorable dining experience. We focus on using locally sourced ingredients to create innovative and playful dishes in a warm and relaxing atmosphere.The cafe is located in an old carriage house that was restored in the '60s into a restaurant space featuring antique doors and original brick floors.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?