Seaside Escape to Alcomar

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Alcomar, Austin’s Seaside Escape

June 20, 2015

** Alcomar is closed

Beautifully Designed Seafood Restaurant

You know that feeling of love at first sight? Well that’s how I felt when I first walked into Alcomar, El Chile’s newest Latin-inspired seafood restaurant on South 1st St. I may have let out a little gasp and squeal, and told the boyfriend, “I already love it!” Exaggerated? Probably, but I’m a sucker for beautifully designed restaurants.

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Dining at Alcomar

Aside from a beautifully designed space (reminiscent of a contemporary beach house), Alcomar’s lunch and dinner is on point with lobster, soft shell crab, snapper, gulf oysters, shrimp, scallops, as well as steak, and chicken. Happy hour is daily from 3-6pm, with discounted appetizers and drinks.

What To Order: Bloody Cesar, crab & guac, Texas wagyu hanger steak, and soft shell crab torta.

 

Bloody Caesar with OysterBloddy Mary with Oyster

Bloody Caesar

Serrano-citrus infused tito’s vodka, house bloody mix, raw oyster, with an el chile rim.” Umm excuse me, there’s an oyster in my cocktail..” Just kidding, this is a bloody mary with an oyster!

 

Cocktails

Rosita with esolon blanco, cointreau, watermleon, lime, cholula. el chile rim

Rosita

Esolón blanco, cointreau, watermleon, lime, cholula and el chile rim.

 

Grilled Pineapple Guacamole with Crab

Crab & Guac

Grilled pineapple & corn tostadas.

 

Shucked Oysters at Alcomar

Gulf Oysters

Lemons, orange habanero mignonette & cholula cocktail sauce.

 

Cebiche Puruano

Cebiche Puruano with Ahi Tuna, Aj Amarillo, Ginger, Corn Nuts, Sweet Potatoes

Cebiche Puruano

Ahi tuna, aj amarillo, ginger, corn nuts, and sweet potatoes. Look at how stunning this dish is! 

 

Texas Wagyu Hanger Steak with Poblano & Goat Cheese Enchiladas

Texas Wagyu Hanger Steak

With poblano & goat cheese enchiladas, mojo lobster & avocado. My favorite dish, the lobster enchiladas were delicious.

 

Lobster Omelette

Omelette & Mojo Lobster

Poblanos, goat cheese, asparagus, and potatoes. #notyourordinaryomelette

 

Soft Shell Crab Torta

Soft Shell Crab Torta

Grilled lemon aioli, avocado, xalapeños & pickled onions. I love soft shell crab!

 

Summer Desserts

Dark Chocolate Tart with Bolivian Sea Salt & Crema

Dark Chocolate Tart

With Bolivian sea salt & crema.

 

Rice Pudding with panna cotta & grand marnier macerated fruit

Rice Pudding

With panna cotta & grand marnier macerated fruit.

 

Alcomar

1816 S 1st St
Austin, TX 78704
(512) 401-3161

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WRITTEN BY:

Jane Ko is the Austin blogger behind A Taste of Koko, Austin's top food and travel blog featuring the hottest restaurants and weekend getaways. Jane has been a speaker at South by Southwest (SXSW), Texas Conference for Women, BlogHer, and more on entrepreneurship and social media. She lives in Austin Texas with her dog and cat.

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