Salty Sow with its cozy booths, friendly staff and amazing food is a perfect setting for a romantic date or group of friends. A fun way to peruse the menu is the Hors d’oeuvres with items such as Duck Fat Fries, Oyster Boudin Fritters and Bacon & Gruyere Roasted Bone Marrow along with their amazing Vegetables. Along with their suburb staff, this is a fun, delicious food experience.
TIP: Open Mon-Thurs 4:30-10pm and 4:30-11pm Fri-Sun. Reservations available through Open Table.
Right down the street is The Vortex, an Edgy and Quirky theatre on the East Side. The talented writers, actors, and actresses consistently bring productions to this intimate theatre which make audiences smile and laugh. Their indoor theater is quaint and intimate, and they also have an outdoor stage for productions.
TIP: Parking lot available. Additional parking at Home Steam Cleaners and Clean Sweep after 7pm.
Inside the Vortex Theater is the Butterfly Bar, a casual East Austin hang out with an intimate bar and outside patio. Almost nightly, the bar has an event or live music to enjoy while drinking local beer such as Independence Stash IPA, wine or specialty cocktails.
TIPS: Open daily from 5pm-midnight, 1am on Saturdays.
Parked behind The Vortex Theater is a family owned and operated, and amazing Italian food truck, called Patrizi’s. With over 50 years of experience, Nic Patrizi brings delicious Italian food to Austin. After a full night of fun, a late night snack of pasta, or dessert sounds like the perfect way to end a romantic evening…East Side style.
TIP: Open 7 days a week, with same hours as the bar. Patrizi’s hosts many events throughout the year, check Facebook for updates.
All 4 venues within feet of each other on 1917 Manor Road, East Austin.