Tour Asia without leaving Austin. Wu Chow Austin offers a wide variety of farm-to-table Chinese dishes. From handmade steamed dumplings to fried rice and everything in between, you’ll find something to satisfy your hunger. There’s something for everyone in the Wu Chow Austin menu – look for the V or GF on the menu for the vegan and gluten-free items.
They are located at 500 W. 5th Street in Austin. Call 512-476-2469 for reservations or to place a takeout order. They’re open for patio, dine-in, and takeout service. Business hours are Monday-Friday 11 a.m.-2 p.m. for lunch, Monday-Thursday 5-10 p.m. for dinner, and Fridays and Saturdays 5-11 p.m. Drop by for happy hour in the patio and cocktail area Monday-Friday 5-6 p.m. Enjoy a Dim Sum brunch on Sundays from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Curbside takeout is available Monday-Thursday 5-9:30 p.m. and Friday-Saturday 5-10:30 p.m.
SOUPS & STARTERS
Whet your appetite with hot & sour soup made with black vinegar, seasoned mushroom stock, egg, tofu, bamboo shoots, enoki mushrooms, wood ear mushrooms, and house-made chili oil, Sichuan deep-fried chicken – crispy fried organic chicken thigh, wok-tossed with Sichuan peppercorns and chilis, or a myriad of other dishes.
RICE & NOODLES
Try one of several Wu Chow restaurant Austin noodle dishes, including beef chow fun – never-ever beef flank steak wok-tossed with wild rice noodles, oyster sauce, mung bean sprouts, and local onions and scallions, or the sesame peanut noodles: chilled wheat noodles tossed with chilled homemade sesame peanut sauce and topped with crushed peanuts, mung bean sprouts, julienned cucumber, and topped with green onion and cilantro.
Come in and taste the Wu Chow special, a mix of organic chicken thigh, local shrimp, and scrambled eggs, Chinese BBQ pork shoulder loin, onion, and scallions. There is a seafood option made with local shrimp, sea scallops, squid, onion, scallion, and local scrambled egg. The vegetable option includes onion, scallion, carrot, local cabbage and scrambled eggs, and mushrooms.
BEEF, PORK & LAMB
The Lion’s Head meatballs start with never-ever flank steak and are topped with water chestnuts, garlic, ginger, scallions, carrots, bamboo shoots, and baby Bok Choy. Try the homestyle tofu with minced pork – a mix of tofu, shiitake mushrooms, bamboo shoots, local leeks and vegetables tossed in chili bean sauce and house-made chili oil. Gluten-free wok toasted cumin lamb features dry fried leg of lamb in a cumin blend.
POULTRY & SEAFOOD
There is a lot to choose from! A variety of chicken dishes including fermented black bean chicken – organic chicken breast with local bell peppers and onions in fermented black bean sauce joins delicious seafood selections. The “Seafood Bird’s Nest” features a crispy taro root “nest” filled with shrimp, scallop, squid, and fresh vegetables and a light sauce of ginger, garlic, and scallion.
There is a rotating menu of house made sorbet and ice cream to finish off the meal and satisfy your sweet tooth.
For the designated drivers, there is a selection of “mocktails” like Virgin Island – pineapple, lime, coconut, and orgeat, or something more subdued like water, lemon lime soda, diet cola, iced tea, hot tea, and more. There are a variety of specialty cocktails including the Ol’ Dirty Fashioned and the Green Dragon – Dulce Vida pineapple jalapeno tequila, Ancho Reyes liqueur, and Lychee soda. You can also order wines by the glass, half bottle, or full bottle from the extensive wine menu, or sample local craft brew bottled beers.
TOUR ASIA IN AUSTIN
When you stay in a vacation rental in Austin provided by Renter’s Club, you’ll enjoy easy access to the many area attractions, shopping, dining – including Wu Chow, and activities the area has to offer. We offer 1-bedroom units for a more intimate stay, all the way up to a 10-bedroom unit for your large group. Heat up leftovers or try your hand at making something from the menu in the fully equipped kitchen. Afterward, spread out in an open living space. Enjoy a private balcony or patio or spend some time near the pool. For a premium experience, choose a unit with bonuses like multiple flat screen TVs, table tennis, a putting green, stainless steel appliances, and more.