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Driskill Hotel Restaurant

#155 of 3,050 Restaurants in Austin
Certificate of Excellence
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604 Brazos St, Austin, TX 78701-3212 (6th Street)
+1 512-439-1234
06:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 06:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 06:30 - 00:00
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Madison, Wisconsin
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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 

Thank JNLoat
Lubbock, Texas
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84 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

Thank blandis2016
New York, United States
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80 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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 

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 2 weeks ago 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.

Thank Veronica V
San Antonio, Texas
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582 reviews
238 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 325 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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.

Thank FoxTravelers
Tomball, Texas, United States
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46 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

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 

Thank Cowboy_Bill_60
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 

Thank kprau
Holbrook, New York
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391 reviews
185 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 227 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

We had a few drinks and snacks in the bar area. The authentic luxurious old west decor was a unique treat to enjoy. We only had the queso and truffle popcorn but the entire menu looked excellent. The hotel appeared a little cold and stuffy online for our taste for a stay, but I've since changed my mind after having... More 

Thank sneakyright
Ft. Worth
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67 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

We stayed in the Driskill for Thanksgiving of 2016. We ate breakfast only, and the food was great. The setting is similar to the entire hotel, old yet refined. I had the bread pudding French toast. It was great. The Cheese Danish is absolutely perfect. I had the hangover omelet on another day, and it was good. The chorizo was... More 

Thank MartyWDDS
Raleigh, North Carolina
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91 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Great coffee. Amazing pancakes. Pastries looked great. Popular spot and very good. Hotel being renovated but restaurant is fine


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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
American, International
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
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 00:00
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 have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?