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sawasdee, austin.

behind a minimal facade unfolds an experience that invigorates all of the senses: lush greenery, spice-filled air, candlelit vignettes, and dramatic dishes make for the most unique dining experience you'll find in austin.

named one of bon appetit’s “50 best new restaurants in america” upon opening in 2013, sway’s current austin location can be found in west lake hills, featuring string-lit garden seating, communal-style tables, and a rooftop bar overlooking the entire city.

  • hours
  • sunday - thursday, 4 - 9p
  • friday - saturday, 4 - 10p
  • happy hour: weekdays, 4 - 6p

  • reservations
  • walk-ins welcome; reservations recommended. parties of up to 6 can book online.
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keep it sabai sabai

  • happy hour
  • an exclusive snack selection pairs nicely with ½ off all signature cocktails, wine, sake + beer, weekdays from 4 - 6p.



the best rooftop in austin

  • offering sparkling skyline views, a flexible glass enclosure with a/c, and comfortable lounge seating that begs you to stay awhile, we can confidently boast the best rooftop bar in austin.

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story of sway

moo sway wrap

the most unique dinner in austin

designed to be enjoyed communally, crafted with ingredients that honor thai tradition.


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senses of sway

what can you expect from an experience at sway? we can show you better than we can tell you...

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now hiring

work with the best hospitality professionals in the industry at award-winning sway austin.

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jennifer le

  • general manager

    born in chicago and raised in austin, jenn grew up surrounded by incredible food. her parents owned a small vietnamese restaurant and her (favorite) aunt was an executive chef for an upscale french-vietnamese restaurant, and those close ties to delicious and hand-prepared food shaped jenn's relationship with restaurants and hospitality in a hugely impactful way. jenn studied healthcare administration at texas state university, subsequently starting with new waterloo in 2017 at sway south first as a food runner and server. within a few months, she'd moved up the ranks and took the plunge into the world of management. jenn's history and expertise in hospitality management took her to austin's own la condesa for a few years before rounding out full-circle, bringing her back to the sway team where she is now! jenn's superpower? building a culture of positivity, ensuring that everyone around her (both guests and team members alike) have a warm, uplifting, and fulfilling sway experience.