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Driskill Hotel Restaurant

#139 of 3,044 Restaurants in Austin
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604 Brazos St, Austin, TX 78701-3212 (6th Street)
+1 512-439-1234
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06:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 06:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 06:30 - 00:00
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San Antonio, Texas
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26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a truly romantic dining room. The menu features classics and nightly specials. Dark woods accentuated by glass and brass lend to this period dining room.

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Thank DPMII
Mae Faek
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36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a very warm and elegant atmosphere. Historic, wild Wild West roots with cowboy murals, longhorn heads, and sculptures to boot. We were here for a cocktails during the very busy SXSW time, and still impeccable service. Drinks and bar food were excellent. Great service, without being overly present.

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Elkins Park, Pennsylvania
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101 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed wonderful reasonably priced breakfasts. Dinner was excellent but costly. The steak was magnificent. Cooked to perfection. Great salad and sides. Good for special occasions.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Walking into this hotel makes you feel like you've gone back in time 100 years. The hotel has clearly been renovated, but it feels very classic even with the updates. If you stay, request a room on the 5th floor if available - the ceilings are super high and makes the room feel much more palatial. We stayed 3 nights... More 

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Lubbock, Texas
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84 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

If you want to back in time to a classic restaurant then this is absolutely the place to eat. I ate here with a group of 30 friends and we had a wonderful time. The food was at the top of my list for taste, presentation and amount.

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Thank blandis2016
New York, United States
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104 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

We had lunch at The Driskill Hotel, a terrific old hotel modernized to present day, but keeping the incredible original Romanesque architecture of 1886. Our lunch was delicious -- burgers and fries. But the best thing was when we came back to the bar one night to hear a terrific band called the Gin Runners. The bar area has much... More 

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Thank Susan O
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

This is a really nice place to have dinner at. I ordered the fried chicken and I think I got half a chicken. It was huge and really delicious. You definitely need to try their signature 1886 chocolate cake.

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San Antonio, Texas
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597 reviews
243 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 328 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017

Stop in the bar area -- have a drink and listen to music. The bartenders there (one been there 35-years) make some good drinks and offer great conversation.

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Tomball, Texas, United States
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48 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

We've stayed at The Driskill before, but were were staying at another hotel on this trip to the #ATX. Regardless, we always visit this hotel and the bar while in town. If you can nab a spot at the bar, jump on it. Regardless, the small tables are quite cozy and nice as well. The wait staff's service was excellent... More 

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New York
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

We wanted to stay at the Driskill, but unfortunately it was sold out when we booked our hotel. Part of why I wanted to stay their was their bar area that I saw in photos. We were lucky enough one very busy night (the hotel had holiday parties going on) to score 2 seats at the bar. All three male... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Cuisine
American, International
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available, Valet Parking
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
06:30 - 22:00
Monday
06:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
06:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
06:30 - 22:00
Thursday
06:30 - 22:00
Friday
06:30 - 00:00
Saturday
06:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 604 Brazos St, Austin, TX 78701-3212
    (6th Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin
  • Phone Number: +1 512-439-1234
  • This restaurant is at The Driskill

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?