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A view of the kitchen at Oseyo

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See Inside Oseyo, East Cesar Chavez’s Chic New Korean Spot

The family-friendly restaurant serving kalbi, dolsot bibimbap, and more Korean favorites opens May 28

A view of the kitchen at Oseyo
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Ahead of Oseyo’s opening on May 28, Eater got an exclusive look inside the restaurant, which owner Lynn Miller called “an expression of my Korean-American story.” Oseyo is Korean for “please come in,” and the restaurant on East Cesar Chavez exudes this welcoming feel.

Miller’s goal was a space with “understated and organic beauty with elements of industrial grit and fun.” Elements like the concrete bar top and bar stools mix with calming and personal touches like rich teal colors, antique Asian textiles and art, Korean masks, and knick-knacks from Miller’s travels. The centerpiece is a custom basket sculpture chandelier created for the restaurant.

There’s lots of wood throughout the space—the patio in particular has a table and benches made of large pieces of natural wood. The tucked-away private event space has 52 seats, including lounge seating.

The menu for Oseyo, which is helmed by executive chef Mike Diaz, was made in collaboration with popular Austin chef Rene Ortiz (Launderette). The bimbibap, with seasonal veggies, bulgogi, fried egg, and gochujang sauce, is served in a hot stone bowl, and there are traditional banchan (small plates) like kimchi and soybean sprouts. There’s also a kids menu, with dumplings, bulgogi, and japchae, which also features mocktails.

Eater photographer Courtney Pierce took a tour of the restaurant to capture all the chic details. Check it out below.

Inside Oseyo
Inside Oseyo
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The dining room of Oseyo
The dining room of Oseyo
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The back wall of Oseyo
The back wall of Oseyo
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The bar at Oseyo
The bar at Oseyo
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Close up of the bar at Oseyo
Close up of the bar at Oseyo
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Korean Town drink at Oseyo with soju, lapsang tea syrup, smoked sea salt, and lemon
Korean Town drink at Oseyo with soju, lapsang tea syrup, smoked sea salt, and lemon
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Yaupon Do It cocktail at Oseyo with gin, Campari, loquat shrub, lemon
Yaupon Do It cocktail at Oseyo with gin, Campari, loquat shrub, lemon
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A spread at Oseyo
A spread at Oseyo
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Dolsot Bibimbap at Oseyo
Dolsot Bibimbap at Oseyo
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Bossam (slow roasted pork belly) at Oseyo
Bossam (slow roasted pork belly) at Oseyo
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Kalbi (marinated beef short rib) at Oseyo
Kalbi (marinated beef short rib) at Oseyo
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The patio at Oseyo
The patio at Oseyo
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Event space at Oseyo
Event space at Oseyo
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Decorations at Oseyo
Decorations at Oseyo
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The exterior of Oseyo
The exterior of Oseyo
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Oseyo

1628 East Cesar Chavez Street, , TX 78702 (512) 368-5700 Visit Website
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