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Jeffrey's Restaurant

#106 of 3,028 Restaurants in Austin
Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
Downtown
American, Contemporary
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1204 W Lynn St, Austin, TX 78703-3954 (12th)
+1 512-477-5584
Today
17:00 - 22:30
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Hours:
Sun 18:00 - 21:30
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:30
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Austin, Texas
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204 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my first time at Jeffrey's, and we went for a birthday dinner for my friend. The atmosphere is very high class, but not too stuffy... it feels cozy and upscale. Of course the service was incredible... we had a young, hip waiter who truly didn't make a mistake. We didn't feel like he was too present nor too... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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197 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A perfect setting on a beautiful Christmas Eve in Austin. Great cocktail list. Perfect popovers presented piping hot but probably a tad too quickly as we had barely settled in. Salads were excellent. We had the Caesar and the Endive. Entrees were presented well and delicious. The seafood risotto was the best I've had. Both perfectly prepared. The Dover sole... More 

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Robert, Louisiana
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29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a good meal here on a recent business trip to Austin. We were guided here by the concierge of our hotel. I think most of us had a steak of some sort and we were all pleased. The side dishes were great and I suggest the brussel sprouts even if you don't traditionally like them.

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Scarsdale, N.Y.
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71 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

This warm and inviting restaurant has it all. A charming house,numerous cozy rooms and delicious food prepared to perfection. The staff is so well trained and do a great job making every guest comfortable. The kitchen is excellent about customizing the menu to individual likes or needs. Each dish was prepared to perfection and each plate was beautiful to look... More 

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Thank Swechs
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22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

First night in Austin and we decide to splurge. This is a special place, intimate, friendly staff and amazing food - just be prepared. We arrived right on time and checked in, but the table wasn't quite ready. No big deal, we were waiting for a friend and had a drink in the cozy bar. It took a good 30... More 

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

Jeffrey's restaurant is an absolutely wonderful dining experience. My husband and I found it romantic, delicious and very fun. The bar lounge area is a fabulous place to have drinks or grab a quick bite with friends and is really beautiful and the bar menu is almost identical to the main dinner menu. The main dining room is stunning, and... More 

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Thank cetley
New Orleans, Louisiana
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245 reviews
205 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

This place is probably one of the top steakhouses I've ever been to. They have a really amazing bar area to hang out in before you dine. We had the bone in ribeye and it was absolutely divine. I love that they cut it up into smaller pieces for you before presenting it to you. The endive salad was awesome... More 

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Houston, Texas
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118 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Great restaurant in Austin we discovered last night. Fine dining at its best here, awesome food, flawless and friendly service. Nice and vibrant bar and comfortable upscale dining room without being too formal, i.e. not stuffy. Menu was very varied, we had a great Foie gras and excellent hamachi carpaccio as starters and an awesome chateaubriand béarnaise as main. My... More 

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Vancouver, Washington
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442 reviews
263 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

I made reservations here at the urging of local friends for dinner this past weekend who told me that was one of the best places in Austin for dinner, so as someone that enjoys really good places to eat I was looking forward to it. First the staff, very well trained and disciplined. A+ for staff throughout the dinner. Wine... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

This is probably a 4.5 not a five, but close enough. It's better than a 4. It's a steak place but not in mould of a Capital Grille. Different than Eddie V's. Good valet parking (total necessity in Austin where on-street is the norm but limited and there is NO UBER IN AUSTIN). Started at the Bar where Bartender Chris... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$50 - US$80
Cuisine
American, Contemporary
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Parking Available
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
18:00 - 21:30
Monday
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
17:00 - 22:30
Saturday
17:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1204 W Lynn St, Austin, TX 78703-3954
    (12th)
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 512-477-5584
Description
A passion for friendship, food and wine fed the genesis of Jeffrey's. It continues to endure today. The restaurant first took shape in 1975 when Jeffrey Weinberger and Ron and Peggy Weiss, friends from student days at the University of Texas, pooled their interests, talents, and enthusiasm with three other pals to open an intimate neighborhood bistro in Austin, such as they had encountered in their travels. They were part of the first wave of new American cuisine, and over the years they
made their mark with an original flair that is unmistakably Jeffrey's alone. Chef Deegan McClung is known for accenting regional flavors and ingredients with European recipes and techniques in order to create a unique cosmopolitan style.

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