About The Salty Sow
Love SWINE+Wine+BEER? From the creators of Eddie V's, Roaring Fork & Hopdoddy, Larry Foles & Guy Villavosa brings you Salty Sow. The culinary force of Chef Harold Marmulstein & Chef Nox Ybarra are together at Austin's premier head to tail restaurant. Salty Sow serves modern farmhouse cuisine, combining new cooking techniques with old-world methods like braising, poaching, and stewing. Our signature cocktail ingredients come fresh out of the garden, featuring local and organic spirits. Founded by long-time food lovers, we take special care to prepare everything we serve from scratch and by hand daily.
Gastro Pub, Contemporary American
Hours of Operation:
Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 4:30pm - 10:30pm, Friday & Saturday: 4:30pm - 11:00pm, Sunday: 4:30pm - 10:00pm
$30 and under
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Harold Marmulstein & Richard Velazquez
Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
The Salty Sow
The Salty Sow Ratings and Reviews
Great everything but TOO NOISY
Everything is great except you have to yell at your dining companions.
Everything on he menu was incredible! G ...
Everything on he menu was incredible! Great atmosphere and very knowledgable staff.
Worth the drive
We drive from Georgetown just to eat here and enjoy Blanche. If you don't know what that is, you don't know what your missing. Food is always delicious but save room for dessert!
Everything was great. Service was on point and food was delicious.
Austin Bucket List: Try Every Item on the HH Menu
Salty Sow has always been a favorite of mine for special occasions--the fresh food and expertly prepared meats are a win every time. I seem to remember an epic burger that is no longer on the menu (one of the more reasonably priced items) but the rest of the menu is more than worth a look. This review is specifically for the Salty Sow Happy Hour. I finally purchased every item on the menu on Friday and the value was exceptional. $5-$6 per item (it used to be $5 for all) plus deals on drinks and beers meant that for about $60 +drinks I was able to have a full meal with my family who were visiting Austin for the first time. Considering I usually spend double that with just my fiance and I by ourselves, this was an awesome deal. Plus, the happy hour is every day, runs until 6:30, and is not restricted to the bar area. This means that, with a reservation, us 9-to-5ers who regularly miss out on happy hours are able to partake. Not only that, in my opinion it's the best in the city. Highlights include: Honey Rosemary Dipped Fried Chicken, Truffled Deviled Eggs, and of course the famous Duck Fat Fries. I had a Blanche and loved it, as per usual. We also were super impressed with the Eggplant Fries, which I will be investigating as a low carb fry alternative in my own cooking ;) Thank you, Salty Sow, for not only being my old go-to-fancy dinner, but also my new favorite Happy Hour!
Ordered the pork chop off of the special ...
Ordered the pork chop off of the specials menu, and it was hands down the best tasting pork chop I have ever had! Everything from cocktails and appetizers to dessert was fabulous! Loved the bananas foster beignets!
Our 2nd visit. Lives up to its reputation. Would recommend.
The charcuterie board was to die for! D ...
The charcuterie board was to die for! Don't pass it up.
Delicious as always
My favorite Austin restaurant; delicious food, wonderful drinks and friendly service.
I always appreciate a menu that shows the chef's creativity. Not your typical restaurant selections. Very good, been twice and will return.
Everything we tried was wonderful- the c ...
Everything we tried was wonderful- the craft cocktails, truffle deviled eggs, bone marrow, and lamb ragout. You can't go wrong here.
55 and celebrating
Great place with delicious food and a great place for foodies. The service was also outstanding and it is a great place for foodies. Their pork shoulder was outstanding. It is still a bit loud and it was difficult at times to hear people talk. If you are ok with that then it is an outstanding place to go.
new family favorite, everything was fresh & yummy
The happy hour scene looked super fun and we loved our dinner
A nice hidden gem with great everything.
Our server was great, wine that was suggested also very good. Along with the food being top notch and reasonable portions for fair prices. Austin is a tough city to be a restaurant with the perfect amount of everything being that so many options are everywhere. I will be back again for the many menu items I considered.
Love this place, all the plates were del ...
Love this place, all the plates were delicious. I would add more Spanish wine in the menu, missed some good Riojas.
Went for a guys night. Great food. Good service. Very unique dishes. Will be going back
As good as the reviews!
We have been planning to go to the Salty Sow since reading a lot of great reviews and finally got there. It did not disappoint! The rich food was fantastic. We had the chicken liver mousse, deviled eggs, salad with lardon, wild boar ribs and tenderloin as a shared dinner. We would recommend them all! The waiter was knowledgeable, attentive and helpful without being intrusive. All in all it was a great evening!
The chicken liver pate was great. The gluten free accommodation was mediocre at best. We had very limited options, even compared to the Odd Duck, its sister restaurant. We don't plan to return but will to Odd Duck, its much more user friendly for persons with gluten allergies. The restaurant was extremely noisy. My pork dish was ok and the garlic Brussels sprouts salad was overbearing with the garlic. No gluten free breads or crackers, nothing. The options for really expanding their options for those with food allergies are there because the chefs could do it and still make the food extra special. Great potential for the Salty Sow but its not there yet. The crème Brule was ok but could have a richer vanilla flavor to it.
Outstanding food and service!
Outstanding food and service!
Food so good my husband wanted to remove ...
Food so good my husband wanted to remove his shirt.
Interesting food choices
Interesting choices on the menu. Our favorite was the salad and the dessert. In between was good, but not great.
A must if you're in Austin
With all the great dining in Austin its hard to choose, but you should definitely put this one on your short list. Great food, great service and don't forget the excellent signature cocktails and local beers and wine.
The food and drinks were incredible! The ...
The food and drinks were incredible! The staff was great and very polite.
Great food and fun for foodies
Food was amazing. You can't really go wrong with anything on the menu. Good local beers. Ambiance was perfect with medium lighting and bustling waiters and full tables.
Great food and creative drinks
I went to the Salty Sow with a couple of friends from work, including someone from out of town. We ended sharing plates - which is recommended by the restaurant. It was great because we got to try a number of different items offered. There was also a good selection of drinks, including some of their own creation, which enabled us all to get a favorite. The Truffled Deviled Eggs, which were creamy and a bit tart) and Candied Pork Belly, which was the perfect sweet and savory bite, were my favorites.
Went in with high expectation that weren ...
Went in with high expectation that weren't met due to the food lacking flavor
Special birthday dinner was great
Everything we'd heard about Salty Sow turned out to be true. Great food, wonderful vibe. Highly recommend.............
This place never disappoints! Don't eat ...
This place never disappoints! Don't eat all day and save all your calories and enjoy every moment!
Relaxed but great
While I do not have adventurous taste buds, this place has a diverse menu that allows nearly everyone to try something to their liking. Great atmosphere if you're looking for a casual place with friends that also has terrific food. The desserts were amazing, too.
Love the food ,service and ambiance
Love the food ,service and ambiance
Great and creative Food and drinks. Great service. And, there is a good amount of food, so one doesn't leave hungry!
I had a reservation. I asked for a table ...
I had a reservation. I asked for a table where people weren't loud so I could have a conversation with my daughter. Hostess seated me in the bar. I asked for a quiter table with actual chairs and was seated in the other bar. Everyone around us was yelling. The front room was quiet and had open tables. Both appetizers smothered in green onions. We came dressed nice for an expensive fancy dinner; we left after 2 appetizers. Hostess can't tell the difference between guests there for happy hour and people who want a nice dinner?
Great vibe and outstanding food selectio ...
Great vibe and outstanding food selections.
Fabulous Place for Foodies
Took visitors to Austin here and they loved it as well as I do. Everything was wonderful. Redfish was incredibly fresh and creatively prepared. Unusual items made dining a delightful adventure. Everything was presented beautifully. The wine list has great options to pair with the menu
I really enjoy everything here. I try ne ...
I really enjoy everything here. I try new things a lot here too. My favorite is Happy Hour. All of the staff is truly kind. The bone in filet is done perfect rare. You really can't go wrong. Always get the deviled eggs.
Whats not to love?
We order the Charcuterie platter every visit - delicious! Crispy chicken thighs and dark chocolate truffle cake - whats not to love??
Favorite Place by Far
I have lived in Austin for 4 years now and ever since my boyfriend introduced me to Salty Sow it has been my favorite place. I take my family here every time they come and I recommend it to everyone. The candied pork belly is to die for, it sits on top of delicious collard greens. Overall this place is the best.
Triple fried duck fat fries. There is no ...
Triple fried duck fat fries. There is nothing else that needs to be said.
Great food, Outstanding service
There were 5 in our party so we shared appetizers and main courses. The duck fat fries were great as was the charcuterie board. We also tried the beet/goat cheese salad, candied pork belly, beef shoulder and pompano (fish special) dishes. They were great, especially the pork belly, sooo good. Our waiter was fabulous, can't say enough about him. Additionally, 2 people in our party were married in Dec in their living room and did not have a wedding cake. I brought a small tier to serve after dinner. Our server let me decorate it with flowers in the back and then brought it to our table as a surprise. Then he showed up with a complimentary champagne toast for all of us. Nice touch and so thoughtful. Would definitely come back again!
Salty Sow - Austin
This is one of our favorite restaurants in Austin and we especially like to take advantage of their daily happy hours from 4:40 to 6:30. When we went there this time, it was my birthday and, when my wife told the waiter, he comped our dessert. A nice surprise that we appreciated. There is a variety of places to sit in this restaurant - depending on your mood and/or your companion. We like to get a table for two in the back so we can quietly talk and just enjoy ourselves. We also appreciate the free parking in their lot.
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