Cantine Italian restaurant on South Lamar is closing


Longtime Austin restaurateurs Emmett and Lisa Fox are closing their Italian restaurant Cantine. The restaurant,which announced the closure on Facebook, will close its doors on May 20. This was the third restaurant from the Foxes, who closed their Mediterranean restaurant Fino in 2015 after a 10-year run. They still own and operate Italian restaurant Asti in Hyde Park. Cantine, which opened in May of 2015 in the Lamar Union complex, was a Critic’s Pick in last year’s Austin360 Dining Guide. In run-up to the closing, the restaurant will selling all wines at half price starting next Tuesday.



Author: Matthew Odam

Restaurant critic & features writer at Austin American @Statesman and @Austin360. Austin-born 6th generation Texan. Left-handed.

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