Grab a spot by the floor-to-ceiling windows for the panoramic views over Lady Bird Lake.
Anything goes in Austin, but Arlo Grey deserves special treatment – bring it up a notch from the check shirts and trucker caps you’ve been wearing around hipsterville by day.
Kristen Kish won the American TV series Top Chef in 2012, and still knows how to impress – her maiden menu at Arlo Grey is jam-packed with inventive dishes, each impeccably executed. Local, seasonal produce is harvested for the burrata salad in cucumber broth and the ricotta beignets, served with a dollop of paddlefish caviar. There’s no formal distinction between mains and starters, but you certainly won’t go hungry with the buffalo short rib with whipped aligot potato, the wagyu sirloin with radish pistu, or a fistful of the house burger. Taking its name from performer Don Dean, casual eatery Dean’s One Trick Pony dishes out Disco Fries and a Texas-heat-beating frozen Aperol pink lemonade cocktail. Hungry for more? There’s a double burger served on a Hawaiian roll, crispy chicken banh mi and hot honey chicken nuggets. If you’re in a hurry, sidle up to Dean’s Walk Up Window to order takeaway burgers, sandwiches, snacks and desserts.
Expert drink-slingers craft fresh-herb cocktails at the Arlo Grey bar from 2pm to 11pm on weekdays and noon to midnight on weekends. Try the punchy Devil’s Backbone (mezcal, pineapple and lime), the fragrant Provence (gin, lavender, champagne), or stick to a classic Old Fashioned, poured over a single chunk of ice. Rooftop bar P6 has killer views of Congress Avenue Bridge and the lake; sip on expertly shaken cocktails, locally brewed beers or perfectly chilled white wines and snack on sharing plates of charcuterie, cheeses and Spanish-inspired seafood bites. It’s open from 4pm to late Wednesday to Friday, noon to late on Saturday and noon to 8pm on Sunday.
Alfred is open daily from 6am to 6pm. Arlo Grey serves breakfast (7-11am), dinner (5-10pm) and weekend brunch (10am-3pm). Dean’s One Trick Pony is open from 11am to 10pm (5pm on Sunday and Monday); the Walk Up Window is open from noon to 5pm on weekends.
An in-room dining service is coming soon – you’ll be able to order direct from the Arlo Grey kitchen.