About us

Indian Contemporary Cuisine

Clay Pit is a nationally acclaimed, high-energy, contemporary Indian restaurant located in the historical "Bertram building" in beautiful downtown Austin. We are a locally owned business proud to fill the niche for great Indian food in a sophisticated, casually elegant setting.

about us


The highly acclaimed menu at Clay Pit showcases traditional Indian dishes like Chicken Tikka Masala, Saag Paneer and Tandoori favorites, alongside contemporary menu items like our Curried Mussels appetizer featuring fresh mussels simmered in a garlic and red wine curry sauce.

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We have been recognized as the Best Indian Restaurant in Austin from all local publications since we opened in 1998 and we look forward to having you as our guest.


Happy Hour, bar area only!
03:30 PM - 06:30 PM

Our Team of Experts :

Chefs, waiters, bartenders and managers - they are all top talents. We are like different spices with their own special skills and all come together to perfection while providing services to our guest!


Call us at (512)-322-5131 or book a table through Yelp:


We see our event spaces filled with many beautiful memories of beautiful events. Baby showers, wedding rehearsals, birthday parties, anniversaries, and more!

SPECIAL EVENTS book a party


Join us


1601 Guadalupe Street
Austin, 78701


Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Fri, Sat
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
3:00 PM - 9:00 PM