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Jeffrey's Restaurant

#100 of 3,043 Restaurants in Austin
Certificate of Excellence
American, Contemporary
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1204 W Lynn St, Austin, TX 78703-3954 (12th)
+1 512-477-5584
17:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun 18:00 - 21:30
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:30
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Clarksville, Maryland
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195 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Overall I would say four of us had a very nice dinner. The restaurant is pretty and food is very good. I would say one slight drawback was an inattentive server.

Thank Bruce P
Austin, Texas
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204 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

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 

Thank ammille
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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205 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2016 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 20 December 2016

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.

Thank Shannon H
Scarsdale, N.Y.
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70 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 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 

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 

Thank Luke J
New Orleans, Louisiana
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 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 

Thank cetley
New Orleans, Louisiana
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244 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 

Thank localyokel1976
Houston, Texas
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119 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 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 

Vancouver, Washington
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452 reviews
273 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 136 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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$50 - US$80
American, Contemporary
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
18:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1204 W Lynn St, Austin, TX 78703-3954
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 512-477-5584
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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