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1417 S 1st St
Austin, TX 78704

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(512) 326-1999


  • Sunday: 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
  • Monday: 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
  • Tuesday: 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
  • Wednesday: 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
  • Thursday: 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
  • Friday: 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
  • Saturday: 11:00 am - 11:00 pm

Cuisine: Thai Food Restaurants

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4.7 of 5.0 from 142 reviews

price range:$26 to $50


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  • Chris LeeBlue crab fried rice and pad thai. 👌

    55555 by Chris Lee

  • Nada @Jungle Curry

    55555 by Nada @

  • Noah SThe crab fried rice is the best thing I've ever put in my mouth! Lots of gluten-free options!

    55555 by Noah S

  • jessi JBest Thai food in Austin

    55555 by jessi J

  • Javier S.Loved the experience! Try out a combination of dishes with their Sake.

    55555 by Javier S.

  • Joshua B.Pricey, but a few great dishes -- primarily the soft shell crab. Warning: When they say "spicy" ... they mean it! 🔥😅

    55555 by Joshua B.

  • Jose NSon in law rules...!

    22222 by Jose N

  • Lisa EGet the amazing fried rice with tamarind beef! Service was super friendly and quick and never let your glass get empty..

    55555 by Lisa E

  • Bernie ZamoraDate night w Chad. We're having Tiger Cry, son-in-law, papi a, and Brussel sprouts.

    55555 by Bernie Zamora

  • Brian M.Best beef fried rice you'll ever have. Very cool restaurant

    55555 by Brian M.

  • Bill J M.The food was great and the service was awesome.

    55555 by Bill J M.

  • Yannique H.One of the best meals I've had in Austin. Order the Satay, Phat Phrik Khing, and Pad Ki . Share with your date or best friend. Repeat.

    55555 by Yannique H.

  • Sam D.What a surge of flavors!

    55555 by Sam D.

  • Max SAmazing soft shell crab at brunch. Son in law with braised pork is excellent too.

    55555 by Max S

  • Emily H.Wonderful food in a really cool atmosphere. Large wooden tables to share, outdoor seating or two bars to choose from for seating.

    55555 by Emily H.

  • Yellowmonkeyrunner LGreat date place

    55555 by Yellowmonkeyrunner L

  • Anand SThe branzino fish from the market was out of the world!!!!

    55555 by Anand S

  • Yellowmonkeyrunner LGreat for date nights or small groups of friends

    55555 by Yellowmonkeyrunner L

  • Lisa HanBoth big social dining table and bar seats are good to sense the dining experience here

    55555 by Lisa Han

  • Russell H.Food was very delish, shared plates were too big to eat alone, but too small to share in a group, not good for groups, nice ambiance to the place, hot sake

    55555 by Russell H.

  • JoeSome of the best tahi I have ever had.. bring a group and order several entrees to share

    55555 by Joe

  • Jack H.We've tried most of the menu but always say, "the fried rice is best."

    55555 by Jack H.

  • Melanie W.Slick Thai restaurant. Probably good for impressing a date or friends from out of town.

    55555 by Melanie W.

  • Jennifer SCrab fried rice

    55555 by Jennifer S

  • molly w.The drinking vinegars were a great complement to the excellent food

    55555 by molly w.

  • Julia JBest Thai meal I've had in the Northern hemisphere - and I eat a LOT of Thai . Everything was seriously fantastic but shout outs to the jungle curry & son in law!

    55555 by Julia J

  • Alejandra C.Son in Law ❤️❤️

    22222 by Alejandra C.

  • Lauren MacPortions are tinier than normal Thai places, but the soft shell crab is WORTH IT. 👍🏻❤️👌🏻 interesting big table vibe

    55555 by Lauren Mac

  • Danielle HMiso-White Chocolate semi-freddo 😍

    55555 by Danielle H

  • Danielle HSit at the counter facing the kitchen and you could score free oysters 😄

    33333 by Danielle H

  • L b.Not messing around when they say spicy- super good!

    55555 by L b.

  • Gina DJungle Curry...So good

    55555 by Gina D

  • Ian SpiveyTry the "Son In Law"!

    33333 by Ian Spivey

  • Gusto Del Buen VivirExcelente comida Tailandesa en Austin, gran atmósfera y sobre todo atención

    55555 by Gusto Del Buen Vivir

  • Josh K.Order the Son In Law and grab a bottle or two of The Bride of the Fox.

    33333 by Josh K.

  • Andrey KlenJungle curry is crazy hot. Also the owner Rick is a great guy. The place was super busy and we waited our meal for 45 minutes, so he payed the bill.

    33333 by Andrey Klen

  • Glenda M.Chicken confit curry, son-in-law, and crab fried rice make an excellent trio for sharing.

    55555 by Glenda M.

  • Avery Epsteinelatively new Thai restaurant, absolutely incredible and farm style communal dining

    55555 by Avery Epstein

  • David SzwedoRene the bartender was great! Busy Valentine's night and we got our food pretty quickly. Delicious. And spicy. Loved it. Try the jungle curry. The ribs were great too.

    55555 by David Szwedo

  • John GannonEverything was amazing. Wish I lived in Austin, I'd be here once a week.

    55555 by John Gannon

  • Marcus M.Basically anything on the menu is delicious. Family style with their portion sizes is odd though.

    55555 by Marcus M.

  • Victor MedinaAny option you can try is perfect, my favorite reataurant by far

    55555 by Victor Medina

  • Bryant LukSon in Law is great and not spicy. The Tiger Cry is very tender and has a nice kick. Jungle Curry is hot. Great decorations but not Thai authentic. Most Austinites and visitors would love the mood.

    55555 by Bryant Luk

  • Diana RomeroBuenísimo!!!!! El postre chai cake está increíble!

    55555 by Diana Romero

  • Barbara GaribayDelicioso!

    55555 by Barbara Garibay

  • Danielle V.The wild boar ribs were insanely flavorful and spicy!! Probably my favorite part of the meal. Chinese broccoli was nicely done as well, very savory. Both apps were enough to split btwn two people.

    55555 by Danielle V.

  • Scott ShawTruly a fantastic atmosphere and meal. The green curry in particular was outstanding - very spicy

    55555 by Scott Shaw

  • Jen F.Jungle curry!

    55555 by Jen F.

  • B WNot as good for indoor seating as outdoor. Son in law and nashi pear chicken are both great.

    55555 by B W

  • Josh A.Delicious up-scale thai food. Smaller portions means sharing opportunities. It's community seating and kind of loud.

    55555 by Josh A.

  • ASK Gwen C.The Kai Yaang chicken dish was amazing!!

    55555 by ASK Gwen C.

  • Gregg BernsteinPapaya salad is refreshing and spicy all at once. Green curry is excellent. Best stateside pad Thai.

    55555 by Gregg Bernstein

  • Erika LoyaI love the contemporary Thai Fusion. I had the Tigers Eye(?) it was amazing! The set up is Communal dinning which is trendy so its great if your single but I personally love traditional seating

    55555 by Erika Loya

  • Brandon C.Blue crab fried rice and jungle curry is literally the best I've ever had. Don't pass on the thai tea

    55555 by Brandon C.

  • Al NessOmg! Soooooo good. Best meal I had my whole trip in Austin

    55555 by Al Ness

  • Michael P.Jungle curry and Salt & Pepper Softshell Crab with Cashew caramel ice cream to finish! Go here!

    55555 by Michael P.

  • Corey W.Everything we've had here is delicious — you can't go wrong — but the Son in Law is definitely one of the best.

    55555 by Corey W.

  • Madelyn G.It's way too loud, get takeout. The ingredients are deliciously fresh and authentic. The dishes are below basic, but are very very much helped by the fresh ingredients.

    55555 by Madelyn G.

  • Cody L.Oysters, Soft Crab, and Tiger Cry.

    55555 by Cody L.

  • John LawsonTom kha gai soup!

    55555 by John Lawson

  • Olivia L.Kai Yaang, vegetable spring rolls, curry

    55555 by Olivia L.

  • Brian H.Thai iced tea to start, The Son in Law for main, and the Thai tea affogato for dessert. This place is nuts!

    55555 by Brian H.

  • Caylin Brunnerblue crab fried rice is on point.

    55555 by Caylin Brunner

  • Susan K.Green curry

    55555 by Susan K.

  • David S.EVERYTHING IS AMAZING. Especially the upside down fish (don't remember what it's called). Awesome atmosphere as well. Valet only but it's based on tips only.

    55555 by David S.

  • Sebastian HassingerCrab fried rice & roasted chicken both blow my socks off.

    55555 by Sebastian Hassinger

  • Mike S.Everything

    55555 by Mike S.

  • Frani L.Open for lunch, which is great. If you don't try and salt and pepper anything, you lose.

    55555 by Frani L.

  • Katherine M.Food blogger Hank Shaw of Hunter Angler Gardener Cook said he loved the jasmine tea panna cotta with lychee/coconut sorbet here.

    55555 by Katherine M.

  • Ignacy Z.Fantastic, layered flavors. A welcome change from the standard US Thai fare.

    55555 by Ignacy Z.

  • Colin N.The prawn appetizer and the jungle curry were good selections.

    55555 by Colin N.

  • PlesserchickGet the fried rice. Was a last-minute call & blew everyone's minds. Of five dishes, this was the table's favorite.

    33333 by Plesserchick

  • EaterThe curries are hot and flavorful, and the vegetable dishes are especially good. The dining room does get buzzy and loud during dinner; quieter diners should check out lunch. [Eater 38 Member]

    55555 by Eater

  • Shelby L.Banana split is a must

    55555 by Shelby L.

  • Shelby L.Jungle curry, holy shit yum

    55555 by Shelby L.

  • Solange M.Different and expensive

    33333 by Solange M.

  • Solange M.Different. ..expensive

    33333 by Solange M.

  • John C.Awesome jungle curry, but man it's hot!

    55555 by John C.

  • Andrew C.The Tiger Cry Beef is one of the most delicious things I've ever eaten. Really spicy but worth the tears

    55555 by Andrew C.

  • Sajid S.It was meh..

    33333 by Sajid S.

  • Julia S.This place is amazing!!!! Order the market fish and the son in law. If you have a sensitive palate order curry/stirfry/noodles mild.

    55555 by Julia S.

  • Gayatri P.Prawn in betel leaf and son in law are to die for.

    55555 by Gayatri P.

  • Janna H.Son in law, blue crab fried rice. Done!

    55555 by Janna H.

  • MartinOrder anything. It's delicious.

    55555 by Martin

  • Minh TranIf you get one thing here, try the Tom Kha soup. You'll thank me.

    55555 by Minh Tran

  • DarkSkin 🌺 Q.The Green Curry is a tiny bit spicy but delicious, it goes great with the Ginger Ale they make in house.

    55555 by DarkSkin 🌺 Q.

  • Social N.Great, warm atmosphere in the heart of downtown. Order the jungle curry and don't miss out on their iced teas. No reservations are accepted and the seating is community style, so be prepared to wait.

    55555 by Social N.

  • Callie KMust eats -tom kha gai -raw oysters -salt+pepper whole fish with coconut cream and tamarind sauce

    55555 by Callie K

  • Paul R.The son in law was good. Order a few dishes and share!

    33333 by Paul R.

  • Tony V.Favorite Thai place in Austin!

    55555 by Tony V.

  • @katebuckjrSon in Law dish is a must.

    55555 by @katebuckjr

  • RevsLawsWon't seat you until entire party present. Even when it's empty. And they don't take reservations.

    22222 by RevsLaws

  • Laurie P.Wonderful food and boy what a way to end a meal!

    55555 by Laurie P.

  • Liz C.Son in law. Must try. All is good though.

    55555 by Liz C.

  • Karla P.Pick this appetizer

    33333 by Karla P.

  • Jimmie JBlue crab fried rice is the way to go. Large, filling portion and next level delicious.

    55555 by Jimmie J

  • Brian K.Very good Thai food. A bit off the traditional spicy thai but great herbs and great flavor

    55555 by Brian K.

  • Tara C.Perfect food. Had a refreshing Italian rosé while waiting for a table. Downside: it's loud so although it's communal dining, would b hard w/a group but if u scoot close to ur sweeties, ur good!

    55555 by Tara C.

  • Cara M.The raw oysters are amazing

    55555 by Cara M.

  • Shellie MSit at the bar for a view of the kitchen in action! Try the Green Curry if you can handle some spice that is!

    55555 by Shellie M

  • Jeremy H.Must haves: Raw oysters are amazing, the peanut sauce on the satay rocks. For main dishes, you can't go wrong with the jungle curry or son in law - friggin both are amazing! Grab a Chang beer too!

    55555 by Jeremy H.

  • Stephanie H.Love the red chili peanut sauce on the Satay appetizer. Very beautiful restaurant and atmosphere.

    55555 by Stephanie H.

  • Carlos R.First of all if you're looking for traditional or authentic Thai, don't go here. I had Thom ka ghai soup and it was so sweet it was gross. The path Thai was meh. Not impressed at all, won't be back.

    33333 by Carlos R.

  • Cyndi B.Green Curry is a must. You won't regret it !

    55555 by Cyndi B.

  • Austin ChronicleThe Thai-based menu offers the ideal platform for innovation at this South First hot boîte. The food is divine – and often quite spicy – and we especially love the simple but stunning peanut curry.

    55555 by Austin Chronicle

  • chris e.I wouldn't waste your time on the appetizers. Mediocre at best. The Tom kha gai was awesome though. Other faves were jungle curry and pad kwetio. Definitely more of a fusion than traditional Thai.

    33333 by chris e.

  • Gena K.Get the jasmine tea panacotta

    55555 by Gena K.

  • Veronica T.Order the son in law, jungle curry is great but very spicy!

    55555 by Veronica T.

  • Morgan R.Tiger cry Is amazing!!!!

    55555 by Morgan R.

  • Jex RSitting at the kitchen bar is the best. Also, all the desserts.

    55555 by Jex R

  • Kristen RainesJungle curry is a must!

    55555 by Kristen Raines

  • Marina G.Amazing pad thai, the fried fish with coconut cream, deserts are delicious!

    55555 by Marina G.

  • Elizabeth F.If you're going to come on a Saturday evening come earlier for good parking. If you sit at the bar style table facing Elizabeth St. You might get the pleasant aroma of the jasmine flowers.

    55555 by Elizabeth F.

  • Wendy Jo P.Save room for dessert !!

    55555 by Wendy Jo P.

  • Joel M.If you like avocado, try the avocado sorbet! So good!

    55555 by Joel M.

  • Katrina KTry the Sway home brew Kombucha. I never liked Kombucha until I tried this

    55555 by Katrina K

  • Alan B.Great place. We ordered one item from each category and liked them all.

    55555 by Alan B.

  • Joel M.Vietnamese coffee was fabulous. Give the "Son in Law" and yams a chance. You'll have a very good time.

    55555 by Joel M.

  • Kerri F.Food was delicious. Drink selection was incredible & the Banana Split dessert was too good to pass up.

    55555 by Kerri F.

  • Eden MartinezGet the banana split. You won't regret it.

    55555 by Eden Martinez

  • Derek W.The Pad Thai is delicious & the Green Tea Panna Cota is an awesome desert.

    55555 by Derek W.

  • doug J.Awesome! Try the jungle curry and the son in law. Amazing dishes.

    55555 by doug J.

  • Serious EatsMiso-White Chocolate Semifreddo: Velvety semifreddo, salty miso, with sesame garnish served with mango-calamansi sorbet and coconut sticky rice

    55555 by Serious Eats

  • Ryan A.Always a good meal at Sway and a fun & inviting atmosphere. Try the jungle curry, but don't say I didn't warn you that's it's hella spicy!

    55555 by Ryan A.

  • Samantha N.Just eat and be happy

    55555 by Samantha N.

  • NadineThe best part here is the dessert: the Thai tea affragato. The pastry chef is elite. Do not order the Tom kha or wings. The beef fried rice and cuttlefish were good.

    55555 by Nadine

  • Kyle B.Australian Thai from the La Condesa guys. The Jungle Curry and Nashi Pear Chicken are the truth.

    55555 by Kyle B.

  • Serious EatsKai Yaang: Large pieces of charcoal grilled rotisserie chicken are tossed with an herb salad and loads of fried shallots. Ask for a side of nam prig pow, their housemade Thai chili jam.

    55555 by Serious Eats

  • Karla SWow! What a service... staff is excellent! Always on point

    55555 by Karla S

  • Roy IThere is no formal to go process, but you can go to the bar and place an order. Food and service are excellent.

    55555 by Roy I

  • Leslie B.Tom Kha soup, best in town

    55555 by Leslie B.

  • Mike A.Love, love, love the community style seating!! Very boisterous environment so maybe not the best place for an intimate date....

    55555 by Mike A.

  • Michael J.Save room for dessert! The pastry chef is worldclass!

    55555 by Michael J.

  • Michael J.Order several dishes and share.

    55555 by Michael J.

  • Diana B.Try the crab fried rice... It is amazing!

    55555 by Diana B.

  • Sarah S.Tiger cry beef is delicious! Even the plain pad Thai is to die for.

    55555 by Sarah S.

  • Steve F.Awesome food, but be prepared for seating at large group tables, with narrow aisles that lead to lots of bumps and "excuse me" experiences from the waitstaff.

    55555 by Steve F.

  • Diego P.Make sure you top off whatever deliciousness you eat here with the decadent "Jasmine Tea Panna Cotta"

    55555 by Diego P.

  • Hannah S.Must get oysters! Wow we kept reordering!

    55555 by Hannah S.

  • Nick S.the Son In Law. you want to eat this.

    33333 by Nick S.

  • Natalie CIf you're allergic to shellfish, double check with the server when you order. They sometimes garnish with dried shrimp without it being on the menu ingredient list.

    33333 by Natalie C

  • Joe M.Dare to be different: try one of the drinking vinegars.

    55555 by Joe M.

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