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CARVE to open second Austin location at The Grove

CARVE to open second Austin location at The Grove

AUSTIN—Perry’s Restaurants has announced the second Austin location of their newest concept, CARVE American Grille, opening late this year at The Grove, a dynamic mixed-use community located at 45th and Bull Creek in the heart of Central Austin.

Matt Epple, Britt Morrison and Brett Maze handled negotiations for The Grove for the approximately 10,000-square-foot location. Cal Marsh with Joyride Advisors represented the restaurant.

Developed by renowned restaurateur Chris Perry, CARVE reinvents the American grille experience by paying tribute to the original butcher shop Perry’s father founded in 1979 and utilizing live-fire, smoke and wood grilling techniques across the menu. Even signature salads, desserts and cocktail options deliver a delicious and memorable smoky experience. Pulling inspiration from the restaurateur’s Perry’s Steakhouse & Grille, CARVE delivers quality service supporting an innovative selection of modernized comfort dishes including Wagyu Meatloaf Cupcakes and a Long Bone Chicken-fried Pork Chop, both featured on the Food Network and Cooking Channel in 2021.

“We are thankful to the Austin community for frequenting our first location of CARVE in the Barton Creek area and wanted to share this special experience with even more of Austin,” says Chris Perry, the founder and owner of Perry’s Restaurants. “We’re working diligently to bring you an amazing second location, slated to open just in time for the 2022 holiday season.”

Designed in partnership with restaurant architect Aria Group Architects, the 9,400 square foot space will feature a main dining room with a wine tower and three private dining rooms as well as an island bar, all with contemporary design elements throughout the space. NanaWall bifold doors and operable glass wall systems will connect the dining and bar areas to the three patio spaces, providing a breezy open feel on those balmy Austin days. The Butcher Room, paying homage to the company’s heritage and butcher-shop beginnings, will showcase skilled carving of the freshest hand-selected beef and custom cuts. The high-tech Farmshelves will highlight the restaurant’s modern farm approach, where fresh herbs are grown to complement dishes and cocktails.

The expansive bar at CARVE will open to patio dining and feature a wine keg display, bringing sustainability to the forefront with an impressive list of wines on tap, each stored in 100-percent reusable kegs and offered in four pour sizes ranging from a tasting to a single glass to a carafe. An interactive bar experience, guests will have the option to create a flight of three 2.5 oz. pours from the wines on tap list. Wines by the glass and bottle are also available including Perry’s reserve wines as well as craft beer. The CARVE mixology list features a cocktail for everyone, from light, bright to the unexpected to non-alcoholic “moxology” to those perfect for a savory pairing, even tapping into CARVE’s smoky persona for some of the signature cocktails.

“Cultivating the right blend of tenants in the mixed-use portion of The Grove has been an important focus of ours since we started designing and building the project. We are thrilled to welcome Carve as our first lead retail tenant. The quality of Carve’s dining experience is representative of the quality The Grove is offering and will assist in making The Grove, Austin’s Gathering Place.” Says Alan Topfer, owner of The Grove

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ABOUT PERRY’S RESTAURANTS: Founded in 1979, Perry’s Restaurants features concepts by renowned restaurateur Chris Perry, including Perry’s Steakhouse & Grille, one of the country’s premier award-winning steakhouses with locations in Chicago, Denver, Miami, Nashville, Birmingham, Raleigh and throughout Texas; the company’s original butcher shop now known as Perry & Sons Market & Grille as well as CARVE American Grille, the newest concept of Perry’s Restaurants. Reinventing the American grille experience, the CARVE team harnesses wood, live-fire, smoke, and hand craftsmanship to meld fresh and eclectic ingredients into an unforgettable creation. CARVE’s first location is in the Barton Creek area of Austin, Texas, at Lantana Place, with a forthcoming second Austin location opening in Central Austin in late 2022. For more information and updates on Perry’s Restaurants, please visit


The Grove, located at the intersection of 45th and Bull Creek, is a dynamic mixed-use community in the heart of Central Austin, just minutes from downtown, the Lamar Blvd. and Burnet Rd. corridors, the University of Texas at Austin and more. Situated on 76 acres, The Grove will include a diverse mix of new homes for purchase that have eclectic architectural styles, more than 20 acres of parks and green spaces, rental apartments, office space, as well as dining, fitness, entertainment and shopping options. The community will also feature comprehensive connectivity, including more than 2-miles of hike and bike trails, 10-foot wide multi-use paths and protected bike lanes and a bridge over Shoal Creek. For more information, visit