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Cru Wine Bar

238 W 2nd St, Austin, TX 78701-4160
+1 512-472-9463
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good36%
  • Average18%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (9 reviews)
“charcuterie” (2 reviews)
Open Now
16:00 - 23:00All hours
Wine Bar, American, International, Contemporary
$$ - $$$
238 W 2nd St, Austin, TX 78701-4160
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1 - 10 of 79 reviews

Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

We had reservation today I took business guests None existed Offered a table , then given to another customer whilst we were left unattended We were multiple repeat clients -no more We are also neighbors Lost its way

Thank Paul M
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

Cru has a nice upmarket downtown location away from the hubub of 4th/5th/6th etc. Plus good sidewalk dining tables. It has an extensive wine list and innovative flight tastings, plus half price sparkling wine on Thursdays. Food was OK (I had the salmon, swimming in...More

Thank skimeld
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

My wife and I chose Crú because it was close by. As visitors to Austin, we were expecting a casual meal. As it turns out last night's meal was superb. Staff were excellent. Highlights were our appetizers. My wife had cheese tomato bisque. I chose...More

Thank Saul L
Reviewed 9 January 2017

Girls night out in Austin. We each tried a different flight and shared the wines with each other. We had a charcuterie that was delicious. Atmosphere was cozy and warm. Wait staff was very attentive and not pushy.

1  Thank Angela B
Reviewed 4 January 2017

We truly enjoyed hanging out at the bar drinking sparking and champagne waiting to bring in the New Year. The bartender and staff was great. Really enjoyed the DJ!

1  Thank Brian E
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

The wine selection is definitely great! The New Years Eve dinner menu looked great and the Ahi Tuna tasted great till I found a hair in it. I couldn't tell you how well the rest of the food tasted because I was done at that...More

Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

No need to question where you need to be for a great meal, CRU is the place to be. Highly recommend their lamb or chicken dishes, depending on the particular Chef specials. Our wait staff were top rate, very attentive and knew their menu and...More

1  Thank Centaur4
Reviewed 5 December 2016

This is part of a chain of wine bars, similar to what one finds in major airports. The wine list is not as great and exciting as one wold expected and the mark up is high. We didn't try the food which is standard for...More

1  Thank marcopolo111
Reviewed 15 November 2016

We had a super busy day that didn't wind down until very late and we weren't able to eat until 10:30. We were the only ones in the restaurant, but were welcomed in despite our late arrival so close to closing. The fig/arugula pizza was...More

Thank Camille Y
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

The ambiance is very nice. There is outdoor seating as well as very comfortable seating in the main dining room. Interesting wine list, very good selection from which to choose. The menu was interesting. I had the beet salad and it was good but not...More

Thank Leapfrogisaac
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Wine Bar, American, International, Contemporary
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 00:00
14:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 238 W 2nd St, Austin, TX 78701-4160
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin
  • Phone Number: +1 512-472-9463
Located in Austin, Tx in Warehouse District. 512.472.9463
Fantastic wine options, incredible food flavors, sophisticated.
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