Garbo's Restaurant will open their next door wine and oyster bar on Sunday, as first reported by The Statesman. The lobster roll specialists will also launch brunch, and their preview menu includes oysters, lobster rolls, mimosa kits and a lobster omelet.
The wine-focused bar will serve beer and sake as well as a rotating selection of oysters. Bar hours are Tuesday through Saturday 3:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m., and brunch hours are 10:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The full press release is below.
Garbo's Fresh Maine Lobster is excited to announce that its brick and mortar, located at 14735 Bratton Lane in North Austin, is expanding to feature a new wine and oyster bar set to open this Sunday, May 10. The wine and oyster bar's hours of operation will be 3:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday.
"We are thrilled to continue to expand Garbo's with the launch of the new oyster and wine bar at our brick and mortar," says Heidi Garbo, owner of Garbo's Fresh Maine Lobster. "It was only two years ago when we started out with the first Garbo's food truck, and it is extremely exciting to be adding a new concept."
The new wine and oyster bar will feature an exquisite selection of red, white, rosé, and sparkling wine including Pazo De Galegos, an Albariño wine from Spain, and Radio-Coteau "Alberigi," a delicious Pinot Noir from Russian River Valley, California. The bar will also offer sake and beer. Guests will have the opportunity to taste fresh oysters from across the country including Belon, Shigoku from Washington State, and more.
Known for its fresh lobster rolls, Garbo's brick and mortar has expanded its menu, created by Executive Chef Will Foden, to feature snacks like smoked fish dip; tuna crostini; small plates including ceviche, grilled octopus and white wine mussels; and large plates like grilled monkfish, porcini dusted flat iron steak, and fish and chips.
Complementing the opening of the wine and oyster bar, Garbo's Restaurant is also introducing Sunday brunch that will begin on Mother's Day, May 10. Garbo's new brunch menu will feature plates including House-Made Chorizo and Eggs, served with peas and mushroom confit; Crab Sandwich with pancetta, egg and avocado; an Omelette with asparagus, brie, and lobster; and more. In addition to offering the popular oysters and lobster rolls, brunch will also feature a selection of "snacks" like baked clams and sea urchin. Garbo's will also launch a special brunch bar menu including the Mimosa Kit, where guests will receive a bottle of cava with a carafe of orange and grapefruit juice, and the Michelada Verde with tomatillo, lime, hot sauce, and beer.
Garbo's Fresh Maine Lobster restaurant is located at 14735 Bratton Lane in Austin, Texas. The restaurant's hours of operation are Tuesday through Fridayfrom 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. for lunch and 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. for dinner, Saturday from 3:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., and Sunday brunch from 10:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The new oyster and wine bar is open from 3:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday.