Contrary to popular belief, when the moon hits your eye like a big pizza pie, that's a lawsuit. Enjoy Italian cuisine without fear of physical reprisal with today's Groupon: for $12, you get $25 worth of Italian and Mediterranean fare at Cipollina West Austin Bistro in Clarksville. This Groupon is not valid for happy-hour specials, alcohol, or take-out.
At Cipollina West Austin Bistro, patrons can sample a tantalizing mélange of flavors without blending the entire contents of their freezer into a potent paste. Specializing in the deft preparation of locally sourced food, Cipollina acquires its ingredients from sustainable area growers and artisans such as the Bastrop Cattle Company in Bastrop and Village Farms in Alpine. Menu offerings include delectable plates such as braised pork belly with polenta, endive, and salsa verde ($10), oyster-mushroom risotto with grana padano ($12), and ruby-red trout with couscous, summer squash, and olive tapenade ($17). Diners can also nosh on pizzas, such as the margherita with basil and house mozzarella ($11), and small plates, such as the wild-boar pate with balsamic reduction and dijon mustard ($9).
Stimulate your senses and palate with the restaurant’s array of savory and delectable dishes. Like chili popsicles and videos of grizzly-bear ballerinas, Italian and Mediterranean food is enjoyed around the world due to its versatility and heartiness. In addition to a comforting lineup of cuisine, diners can relax while soaking in the soothing ambience—an experience similar to squatting at the boss’s house while he’s on vacation.
This Groupon is available for redemption beginning 6/14.
Cipollina was named a 2001 Readers Choice Award winner for pizza in the Austin Chronicle's Restaurant Poll as well as garnering a Critics Pick for Best Neighborhood Nightlife Secret in their Best of Austin 2006 poll. Frommer's rates it a "very highly recommended" restaurant, and Yelpers give Cipollina three stars. TripAdvisors award it 3.5 owl eyes, Citysearchers give it 3.5 stars, and 86% of Urbanspooners recommend it:
- The sandwiches and wood-fired pizzas are exceptional. – Austin Chronicle
- This former deli and sandwich shop has recently shifted gears and become an excellent neighborhood bistro. – Frommer's
- One of my top ten places to eat in Austin because of their commitment to local producers. – Brooke Heller, Urbanspoon
- Overall a very nice casual Italian Bistro that impresses with good ingredients combined well and an atmosphere that is stylish without being uptight. – scottmriley, TripAdvisor