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Austin’s Fine-Dining Restaurant Offers $40 Unlimited All-You-Can-Eat

September 23, 2016

Austin's Fine-Dining Restaurant Offers $40 All-You-Can-Eat

Austin’s casual fine-dining restaurant, Cafe Josie, launches “The Experience” – an unlimited chef’s tasting menu for only $40 per person. The menu is created and executed by Chef Todd Havers, featuring 16 different small plates. You get to try all 16 small plates, and if you want more than one of the small plates, order as many as your heart desires. The $40 all-you-can-eat option is available every evening at Cafe Josie.

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This is such a great deal that’s perfect for dining out with friends or date night! If you haven’t been to Cafe Josie before, this is a fantastic way to explore their menu. Below are my favorites from the small plates menu.

WHAT TO ORDER: Fried Brussels sprouts, Venison chili cheese fries, acorn squash, cream corn, and blackened shrimp.




Fried Brussels Sprouts
dijon rum glaze, canded pecans, rum cherries

Venison Chili Cheese Fries
red onion, hatch chile vinegar

Acorn Squash
beer battered, house kimchi, scallion, kimchi aioli

Pecan Pimiento Cheese
pepper jelly, grilled bread

Smoked Salmon
baby spinach, manchego, pecans, tomato, sweet pepper vin.

Cream Corn
red mojo, masa croutons, cilantro

White Anchovy Caesar
baby lettuce, croutons, grana podana

Avocado Salad
tomato, cucumber, baby greens, red onion, smoked tomato vin.

Crispy Pork Belly
shallot tomato glaze, braised green beans, tomato confit

Fried Oysters
honey chipotle, lime cilantro aioli, manchego

Smoked Chicken
grilled zucchini, peperoncini, grana podana

Pepita Redfish
roasted poblano rice, tomatillo, ancho, mango butter

Smoked Meatloaf
sugar snap peas, carrot puree, caramelized garlic gastrique

Smoked Pork Spare Ribs
mushrooms, chicories, pickled fresnos, fish sauce caramel

Grilled Bass
polenta, smoked artichoke tomato sauce, gremolata

Blackened Shrimp
sweet potato, kale slaw, apple relish




  • There is a charge of over-ordering
  • There is no to-go
  • Full table participation required
  • Al la carte menu available by request




P.S. You might see a familiar name on the walls to the restrooms!

RELATED: Cafe Josie, Austin’s Hidden Gem Since 1997


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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