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Driskill Grill

Driskill Hotel, 604 Brazos Street, Austin, TX
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Ranked #361 of 3,119 Restaurants in Austin
Price range: $31 - $50
Tue - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: 7th Street
Description: Phone Number: (512) 391-7162
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English first
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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52 reviews 52 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Because the downstairs restaurant is under renovation, we were forced to meet our friends at the grill, upstairs. My breakfast with eggs and bacon was good but the two who ordered the goat cheese salad were not happy. My daughter who ordered the turkey sandwich was most unhappy so left the entire sandwich on the plate, uneaten. Won't meet our... More

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Austin, Texas
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65 reviews 65 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

The menu is rather short and obviously points a customer toward ordering the 5 course or the 7 course meal. After ordering the 5 course meal, the salad was super with heirloom tomatoes, but the 2 entrees were more like tiny portions that were fixed very well, but hardly worth the price. The blackened snapper consisted of a piece of... More

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Brooklyn, New York
12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

I love the Driskill. The hotel and the bar area is such a fun spot to visit. That said, brunch here was very blah. The menu items were very normal. All of which I could've gotten at a diner. Nothing special. Drinks were cheap though which is worth something. But service was crazy slow. We were a group of 14... More

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Bellevue, Washington
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

The food is suburb, but more than that, the hotel is a landmark. Leave yourself plenty of time for drinks in the lobby of the original hotel (not the "new" portion added about 100 years ago).

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

My boyfriend and I came here for our last dinner in Austin and to have a romantic evening out. First off I will say the place is beautiful!! I did love the atmosphere so I was excited about that. However, absolutely not worth the amount of money we spent on that dinner! We spent $300 on dinner and I was... More

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Austin, Texas
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

This is our "special event" restaurant, where we go for a leisurely, delicious dinner. The service is impeccable - never intrusive, always attentive. The wine list is extensive, and excellent. The ambiance is in keeping with the understated elegance of the hotel. And the food is always superb. We usually order the chef's special of the day, and have never... More

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Utica, New York
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235 reviews 235 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

We toured the beautiful lobby and then had great Texas pecan pie in the grille. Great place for a quiet after dinner dessert. Beautiful location, great coffee. Fun to go back to a luxurious history. Definitely will return.

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Top Contributor
245 reviews 245 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
135 helpful votes 135 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

Ate lunch in this iconic hotel. The burger, goat cheese salad and the crab salad were delicious. The decor is very old Texas. The service was great. We even got to talk to the chef about the food and restaurant. Very nice experience.

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central virginia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

Now THIS is a dining experience! at least three to five servers to cater to your every whim- exactly what it should be for the price. Food was delicious and immediately corrected when noted to not be what was ordered. Wine list was grand. Dining in the Grille is definitely the thing to do at this hotel !

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Dwight, Illinois
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108 reviews 108 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Love the history here and the 1886 Café was awesome for lunch with friends! The breads were amazing, the service was impeccable and the atmosphere was the best! The Cheese Soup was to die for....absolutely the best I have ever tasted!!! The Hotel staff was very accommodating while we wandered the hotel before lunch soaking up the atmosphere. Their bakery... More

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