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Downtown’s Best Happy Hour 

Enjoy half off cocktails, beer, and bar food. Offered throughout the entire restaurant!

Monday – Friday, served until 6:30pm.

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Downtown’s Best Happy Hour 

Enjoy half off cocktails, beer, and bar food. Offered throughout the entire restaurant!

Monday – Friday, served until 6:30pm.

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512.474.9898
info@parkside-austin.com
301 e 6th st
Austin, tx  78701

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5pm – midnight, fri-sat

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Reservations are recommended, but we reserve space for walk-in guests. Please call if your desired reservation time is not available and we will do our best to accommodate you.

Due to our limited seating area, table requests are honored in the order we receive them. Most tables are held for 15 minutes during peak hours.

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Parkside’s private dining and event spaces are perfect for any occasion in the heart of Downtown Austin. We can accommodate groups large or small for seated dinners, dinner buffets, and cocktail parties. It is a prime location for rehearsal dinners, birthdays, wedding receptions, corporate events, luncheons, happy hour – the list goes on!

Fill out our Event Inquiry form to start planning your next event at parkside!

 

2nd floor event space :: private banquet room, bar, and rooftop patio overlooking historic 6th Street with seated dinners for up to 100 guests and cocktail receptions for up to 200 guests.

private dining room :: half of the modern-designed dining room at parkside is divided by curtains for a semi-private dining experience with seated dinners for up to 40 guests.

restaurant buyout :: includes 2 floors of restaurant space, 2 bars, and rooftop patio with seated dinners for up to 200 guests and cocktail receptions for up to 400 guests.

book a private event

DSC_0924Join us Monday, September 26 for this worldly adventure as we taste brandies from across the globe! Hors d’oeuvres will be served throughout the tasting. Hosted by Parkside Projects Beverage Director Paul Ozbirn. Starts at 6:00pm.

For more information & tickets: click here

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First opened in 2008 on historic 6th street, Austin native Chef Shawn Cirkiel pays homage to his family with parkside, named for the housing project in the Bronx where his father grew up. Parkside quickly became a major influence in Austin’s growing dining scene as the city’s first gastropub and standard bearer for farm to table and sustainable dining. With a focus on top-level service and a warm & welcoming environment, parkside has raised the bar for the dining scene in Austin.

Guests at parkside can look forward to feeling welcomed whether in a suit or casual attire while enjoying beautifully plated foods featuring the season’s best ingredients and one of Austin’s best beverage programs.

Parkside is the flagship to Chef Cirkiel’s Parkside Projects, which also includes: the backspace, Olive & June, Bullfight and 800 Congress. Go to Parkside Projects for more about who we are.

Shawn Cirkiel’s creativity and innovation in the kitchen have made him one of Austin’s most coveted chefs and restaurateurs. Cirkiel opened Parkside in 2008—the city’s first gastro pub—to much fanfare. The accolades continue on for this sophisticated spot, which also houses Cirkiel’s second restaurant, The Backspace on downtown Sixth Street. Shawn then brought an updated version of family-style Southern Italian dining to Central Austin with Olive & June, and most recently, Bullfight, an authentic Spanish restaurant featuring a variety of small, shareable plates off Airport Blvd. While different in concept, each of Cirkiel’s restaurants share a passion for top-level service and promotion of sustainable cooking. Cirkiel’s passion for local and seasonal food extends beyond the scope of his restaurants and has become a driving force behind his notable community engagement.

Cirkiel’s devotion to sustainable cooking and the community is evident by his involvement in many projects, including an initiative at Austin’s Highland Park Elementary, where he has helped develop healthy-eating, exercise, and gardening programs. Cirkiel is also a founding chef of the Sustainable Food Center’s Farmers Market in downtown and a past board member and secretary for the Sixth Street Austin Association, which has been fundamental in raising funds to restore the legendary district. And while the chef maintains a high profile around town and in the media—he’s been noted in numerous publications, including Southern Living, Food Arts, Cooks Illustrated, Bon Appetit and the Los Angeles Times—Cirkiel doesn’t stay out of the kitchen for long.

Texas-native Chef Nathan Lemley loves food and all its possibilities. After spending time in a various number of kitchens across the country, Chef Lemley returned to bring his skills to Austin. In 2014, he connected with Chef Shawn Cirkiel and has been a vital part of the Parkside Projects family since. As parkside’s Executive Chef, Nathan continues to produce inspiring, seasonal dishes while honoring traditional techniques. Chef Lemley always respects the ingredients and isn’t afraid to try new skills to give guests an unforgettable dining experience.

For press inquires contact Paula Biehler.

USA Today Austin’s 10 Best Restaurants, including some newcomers…..this sophisticated spot is devoted to sustainable cooking in a playful, ever-evolving manner. Vegetarians will be happy as well; Executive Chef Nathan Lemley loves his veggies and delights in creating scrumptious meatless dishes.

Austin’s Best Restaurants For Private dining….Parkside’s private dining and event spaces are perfect for any occasion in the heart of Downtown Austin…It is a prime location for rehearsal dinners, birthdays, wedding receptions, corporate events, luncheons, happy hour – the list goes on!

Where to Celebrate National Oyster Day in Downtown Austin…. Parkside has a great reputation for serving an exceptional oyster selection.

…Austin Restaurants Land on Guide to the Ultimate Southern Roadtrip….Parkside, highlights the chef’s commitment to smart, sustainable cooking. Guests can start with small plates or go straight to hearty main courses like smoked pork chop or one of the best burgers in America. Plus, Parkside’s location gives guests a firsthand view of iconic Sixth Street.

The 12 Best Places for Happy Hour in Central Austin…. Parkside is a culinary oasis in the midst of Dirty Sixth. It’s a treat to watch chefs artfully prepare ceviche and raw-bar staples behind a long stainless-steel bar.

Guess which 5 Austin burgers are among the best in America… Parkside dishes up creative fare, but its simple cheeseburger really shines. “Parkside is commonly known for serving one of the best, if not the best, burgers in Austin,” notes Daily Meal. “Said to be modeled after his grandmother’s hamburger steak…. iteration is deceptively simple.

Where to Drink and Eat on a Roof Right Now in Austin….. Parkside’s rooftop space is a great place to look down, literally and probably also figuratively, on the Dirty Sixth melée. It’s one of the few downtown roof spots where the food is as good as the views.

The Best Burger Deals in Austin….. Parkside is famous for its generous happy hour which offers half-off all beer, liquor, and bar food, which, most importantly, includes the very popular cheeseburger & Parkside fries cooked to your liking.

Austin Guide to Oysters… Parkside stands in stark contrast to many other venues located on East 6th Street, offering upscale dining…

The 10 Best Happy Hours in Austin…. Even after all these years, Parkside’s daily happy hour is one of the best in town…enjoy half-off all liquor, cocktails, beer and bar food.

Parkside is one of the best restaurants in town and their happy hour offers a great deal given the quality of their food. It features half priced beer, cocktails and bar menu…

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Our gift cards are redeemable at parkside, Olive & June, Bullfight and The Backspace.

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At Parkside Projects, our principle is to hire quality over quantity. Many of our staff have been with us more than a few years and some since the beginning of their restaurant careers. As a great source of pride, many of our managers and chefs began their careers with us. As well, other members have also become leaders of some of the best restaurants across Austin.

While we love to promote from within, we love meeting new people to grow our Parkside Projects family. Experience is important, but care and hard work are fundamental. Please email us your resume and tell us about yourself at careers@parksideprojects.com.

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Reservations are recommended, but we reserve space for walk-in guests. Please call if your desired reservation time is not available and we will do our best to accommodate you.

Due to our limited seating area, table requests are honored in the order we receive them. Most tables are held for 15 minutes during peak hours.

private dining

Parkside’s private dining and event spaces are perfect for any occasion in the heart of Downtown Austin. We can accommodate groups large or small for seated dinners, dinner buffets, and cocktail parties. It is a prime location for rehearsal dinners, birthdays, wedding receptions, corporate events, luncheons, happy hour – the list goes on!

2nd floor event space :: private banquet room, bar, and rooftop patio overlooking historic 6th Street with seated dinners for up to 100 guests and cocktail receptions for up to 200 guests.

private dining room :: half of the modern-designed dining room at parkside is divided by curtains for a semi-private dining experience with seated dinners for up to 40 guests.

restaurant buyout :: includes 2 floors of restaurant space, 2 bars, and rooftop patio with seated dinners for up to 200 guests and cocktail receptions for up to 400 guests.

Contact our Events Team to begin planning your event today!

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