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“Great vibe, great service.....tiny food portions”
Review of Odd Duck

Odd Duck
Ranked #30 of 4,068 Restaurants in Austin
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Reservations
Reviewed 31 May 2018

Odd Duck had been on my list for a while and we finally made it out to the restaurant a couple of weeks ago. The restaurant has a lively ambiance, great service, and delicious food. However, I am quite disappointed with the quantity of food offered in each plate.

Ok granted that most items on the menu are "small plates", but even small plates need to have more than 2-3 tablespoon-fulls of food on them!

My wife and I had a couple of drinks, tried the Toasted country loaf (baked fresh), redfish ceviche, roasted beets, and the grilled quail entree ($21, see photo to get an idea of the portion size). Out of these items, the ceviche and the quail are delicious!

While the total bill was around $100, we were no where near full, and had to stop at our favorite Ramen place on our way back home.

The chicken fried fish head (at market price) looked amazing but we did not try it.

The hotel has valet parking, and i recommend that you make a reservation in advance.

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Reviewed 23 May 2018

Seated on the patio. Great service. They serve small plates. We shared 3 more then enough food. A little spicie for my taste, but I eat it all. And the drinks WOW.
Chief Ana came out to greet us, so special. We will definately go back

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Reviewed 23 May 2018

Great fish heads but some of the staff are a tad bit out of their element and wacky, specially the female ones. Also, run out of options quick.

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Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

What a delightful evening! The Odd Duck was truly outstanding. They source all their ingredients locally and you can taste it in the incredibly sophisticated and delicious flavours. Things come in small plates but 4 between the two of us were plenty. (Plus a yummy dessert of course!).

Fantastic ambiance as well and you can see the open kitchen and the chefs turning the coal ovens in front of you!

Service was exemplary and the server kindly and patiently explained the dishes and made exceptions for my dietary preferences.

Will be back for sure the next time we are in town! Highly recommend it!

Thank Emad N
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Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

Food was amazing. Trust your server because the food is unusual, so let them know what you like and they will help. Also, get drinks and dessert. Great.

Thank P5730UOkarenm
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