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St. Philip Pizza Parlor + Bakeshop
St. Philip Pizza Parlor + Bakeshop
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8 Great Places to Share Meals in Austin

Sharing is highly recommended at these restaurants.

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St. Philip Pizza Parlor + Bakeshop
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Sharing meals is the right way to dine out. That way, everyone can get a little taste of everything. From the fixed plates at Barley Swine, to Barlata’s authentic tapas, to the whimsical shared dishes at Swift’s Attic, here are Austin’s best restaurants to share plates. If there are any restaurants missing from the list, please let us know on the tipline or in the comments

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Barley Swine

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Barley Swine takes the guessing out by curating pre-fixe shared plates at the chef’s choosing.

Winebelly

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The tapas at this South Austin bar pair well with wine and wine cocktails.

Malaga Tapas & Bar

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Malagas underwent a major revamp of their kitchen and menu with a new chef from Chavez and new items on their newly local-focused menu.

Barlata

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This tapas bar brings Spain to Austin, with dishes that include dishes served in namesake tin cans, and a whole lot of paella.

Contigo Austin

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Food, like rabbit and dumplings, or shishito peppers, was meant to be shared at the ranch-inspired space.

Swift's Attic

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The goal at Swift’s Attic is to create shared plates with an eye to the “creative, whimsical, and delicious,” and with menu items like The Egg & The Pea, or “haute country shrimp boil,” they do just that.

Odd Duck

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Chef Bryce Gilmore loves sharing so much (see Barley Swine) that he opened a second restaurant with a similar concept: dishes that are meant to be shared and enjoyed.

St. Philip

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Pizza and baked goods are meant to be enjoyed by all, and St. Philip does it all well. [Photo: Robert J. Lerma/EATX]

Barley Swine

Barley Swine takes the guessing out by curating pre-fixe shared plates at the chef’s choosing.

Winebelly

The tapas at this South Austin bar pair well with wine and wine cocktails.

Malaga Tapas & Bar

Malagas underwent a major revamp of their kitchen and menu with a new chef from Chavez and new items on their newly local-focused menu.

Barlata

This tapas bar brings Spain to Austin, with dishes that include dishes served in namesake tin cans, and a whole lot of paella.

Contigo Austin

Food, like rabbit and dumplings, or shishito peppers, was meant to be shared at the ranch-inspired space.

Swift's Attic

The goal at Swift’s Attic is to create shared plates with an eye to the “creative, whimsical, and delicious,” and with menu items like The Egg & The Pea, or “haute country shrimp boil,” they do just that.

Odd Duck

Chef Bryce Gilmore loves sharing so much (see Barley Swine) that he opened a second restaurant with a similar concept: dishes that are meant to be shared and enjoyed.

St. Philip

Pizza and baked goods are meant to be enjoyed by all, and St. Philip does it all well. [Photo: Robert J. Lerma/EATX]

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