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Truffle-topped agnolotti at Red Ash
Truffle-topped agnolotti at Red Ash
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Where to Find Austin’s Best Truffle Dishes

Indulge in expensive delectable fungus from pizza to pasta to tater tots

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Truffle-topped agnolotti at Red Ash
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It’s truffle season right now in Austin, where the pricey fungus, grown on oak and hazelnut tree roots, is available throughout the world. Known for its delicate, earthy flavor, the tuber works best with butter and creamy dishes. Luckily, several Austin restaurants are offering white or black truffles right now, from pasta to pizza to even tater tots (no truffle oil or aioli here), and Eater is here to point you to the best of the best around the city.

Similarly, there are guides to Austin’s best fine dining restaurants, places with great tasting menus, pasta, and pizza.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Uchiko

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4200 N Lamar Blvd
Austin, TX 78756
(512) 916-4808
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The cured mackerel piece at Rosedale Japanese restaurant Uchiko is paired with truffle, tomato, and basil, available in nigiri or sashimi form.

2. Asti

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408 E 43rd St C
Austin, TX 78751
(512) 451-1218
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Hyde Park Italian restaurant Asti offers a truffle addition to its cheesy Bianca pie (made of mozzarella, fontina, and provolone).

3. Jeffrey's

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1204 W Lynn St
Austin, TX 78703
(512) 477-5584
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Fine dining Clarksville restaurant Jeffrey’s amps up deviled eggs with shaved truffles. Then there’s the sweet corn tortellini, which is made with veal sweetbreads and Burgundy truffles.

4. Red Ash

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Colorado Tower, 303 Colorado St #200
Austin, TX 78701
(512) 379-2906
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Downtown Italian restaurant Red Ash’s truffle option is the ravioli filled with roast pork and veal, served alongside a veal jus.

Agnolotti topped with truffles
Agnolotti topped with truffles
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5. Second Bar + Kitchen

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The Austonian, 200 Congress Ave
Austin, TX 78701
(512) 827-2750
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The signature pizza at both locations of Second Bar + Kitchen is the Black & Bleu pie, topped with black truffles, blue cheese, pork belly pieces, and dates. For those who want to go even more decadent, there’s the option to add foie gras.

The Black & Bleu pizza at Second Bar + Kitchen
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6. Garrison

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101 Red River St
Austin, TX 78701
(512) 524-4700
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Downtown fine dining restaurant Garrison (hidden within the Fairmont Hotel) combines the high and the low with its tater tot dish, which comes with topped with black truffles and a foamy gruyere cheese.

7. Soto South Lamar

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1100 S Lamar Blvd Ste 2115
Austin, TX 78704
(512) 531-9142
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The higher-end Zilker Japanese restaurant Soto offers numerous truffle dishes surprisingly. There’s seared salmon and tuna; otoro sashimi served atop shaved truffles and paired with risotto made with sushi rice; and a shrimp tempura maki with hamachi, white truffles, and caviar.

A truffle dish from Soto
A truffle dish from Soto
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1. Uchiko

4200 N Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78756

The cured mackerel piece at Rosedale Japanese restaurant Uchiko is paired with truffle, tomato, and basil, available in nigiri or sashimi form.

4200 N Lamar Blvd
Austin, TX 78756

2. Asti

408 E 43rd St C, Austin, TX 78751

Hyde Park Italian restaurant Asti offers a truffle addition to its cheesy Bianca pie (made of mozzarella, fontina, and provolone).

408 E 43rd St C
Austin, TX 78751

3. Jeffrey's

1204 W Lynn St, Austin, TX 78703

Fine dining Clarksville restaurant Jeffrey’s amps up deviled eggs with shaved truffles. Then there’s the sweet corn tortellini, which is made with veal sweetbreads and Burgundy truffles.

1204 W Lynn St
Austin, TX 78703

4. Red Ash

Colorado Tower, 303 Colorado St #200, Austin, TX 78701
Agnolotti topped with truffles
Agnolotti topped with truffles
Red Ash/Facebook

Downtown Italian restaurant Red Ash’s truffle option is the ravioli filled with roast pork and veal, served alongside a veal jus.

Colorado Tower, 303 Colorado St #200
Austin, TX 78701

5. Second Bar + Kitchen

The Austonian, 200 Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78701
The Black & Bleu pizza at Second Bar + Kitchen
Second Bar + Kitchen/Facebook

The signature pizza at both locations of Second Bar + Kitchen is the Black & Bleu pie, topped with black truffles, blue cheese, pork belly pieces, and dates. For those who want to go even more decadent, there’s the option to add foie gras.

The Austonian, 200 Congress Ave
Austin, TX 78701

6. Garrison

101 Red River St, Austin, TX 78701

Downtown fine dining restaurant Garrison (hidden within the Fairmont Hotel) combines the high and the low with its tater tot dish, which comes with topped with black truffles and a foamy gruyere cheese.

101 Red River St
Austin, TX 78701

7. Soto South Lamar

1100 S Lamar Blvd Ste 2115, Austin, TX 78704
A truffle dish from Soto
A truffle dish from Soto
Soto/Facebook

The higher-end Zilker Japanese restaurant Soto offers numerous truffle dishes surprisingly. There’s seared salmon and tuna; otoro sashimi served atop shaved truffles and paired with risotto made with sushi rice; and a shrimp tempura maki with hamachi, white truffles, and caviar.

1100 S Lamar Blvd Ste 2115
Austin, TX 78704

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