68 Degrees Kitchen-Classic Italian-Inspired Restaurant 2401 Lake Austin Blvd. Austin, Texas 78703 A restaurant for locals.68 Degrees is an ingredient-driven scratch kitchen: an Italian classic specializing in made-in-house food with local ingredients. Serving up pasta, fish, beef, chicken, and more, along with an extensive wine and beer list, long-time restaurateurs Joan and Marion Gillcrist are excited to bring their culinary expertise to the neighborhood. Located near Lady Bird Lake at Deep Eddy Pool, just outside of downtown Austin, we are a gathering place for families and friends in a casual environment. 68 Degrees Kitchen, started with two sisters who love to cook. We're Joan and Marion, and we've spent a lifetime in the food industry. After traveling around the world, we've come back home to our roots. We're excited to bring our recipes and culinary experiences to the families and friends who live in the neighborhood.