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Threadgills

6416 N. Lamar Blvd., Austin, TX 78752
512-451-5440
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Ranked #210 of 3,117 Restaurants in Austin
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $30
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Cuisines: American
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Howdy strangers and neighbors, Welcome to Threadgill's. We hope to have something for everyone. Scroll around and find out the daily food specials, who is playing live at either location and order our cookbook, t-shirts or other merchandise. You can plan to have your next party, business meeting or rehearsal dinner surrounded by great food and hospitality at Threadgill's. Check out the menu for eating in, take out or catering. If you are so inclined you can read about our history and contribution to Austin's great food and music scene. Enjoy, and we'll see you soon!
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English first
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

The food was not that good. I had pecan crusted chicken breast with collards and mashed potato and gravy. My friend had the vegetables: salad, grits, butter beans and something else. The portions were plentiful. The grits were the only thing that looked good. Our waiter was charming and attractive but something was off about him. Our coffee arrived cold.... More

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Houston, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Went for Sunday lunch, had the special, Turkey and dressing. Turkey was nice and juicy, sides were excellent. Vegan choices are available. Service was excellent.

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Austin, Texas, United States
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Yes, they serve good chicken fried steak and other Austin traditions, but they've added pecan-crusted chicken (delicious), and other interesting choices. Friendly service, moderate prices, and seconds on vegetables (including some great soups) make Threadgills a continuing favorite.

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Roswell, Georgia, USA
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Dined at Threadgills on July 2, 2014, due to it's close location to the Hyatt downtown Austin. I had dined at Jack Allen's Kitchen for lunch. I had the chicken fried chicken for dinner again. At first I liked the chicken, but as it cooled off, the "too much crust" began to become bothersome. I did like the "white gravy"... More

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

The chicken fried steak and prickly pear margarita was amazing! I just wished I'd been able to enjoy the music from outside..inside. Will definitely visit again.

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Austin, Texas
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85 reviews 85 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Great piece of Austin music history. Janis Joplin performed here early in her career. You can read about her & others who performed here in displays by the entrance. Funky Austin diner décor. Excellent, friendly service. There is a live-music Bluegrass Brunch on Sundays which is great fun. Try to make a reservation, though, as it is always popular. Most... More

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Longmont
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8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

I had wanted to stop by Georges in Waco and introduce my son to a real Texas Chicken Fried Steak. We were running late and wanted to get into Austin so we passed it by. Upon arriving in Austin, I asked the concierge where we could get good chicken fried steak and he did not even hesitate. He said Threadgills... More

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Ingram, Texas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Three of us went to Threadgill's, just after 1 p. m, Wednesday, July 9. We were politely seated, had drinks brought, ordered: one Wednesday special, one patty melt, one popcorn shrimp. Sounds simple. There were only a few customers in our area. We waited almost an hour for our meal, although waitperson assured us several times that our order was... More

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Fleet, Hampshire
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191 restaurant reviews
142 helpful votes 142 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Enjoyed my breakfast at Threadgill's and especially liked the atmosphere. Lots of Janis Joplin memorabilia / photos etc. Pretty good choice of food and we were helped along by a live band Certainbly worth a visit if you are in that part of Austin.

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Austin, Texas
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83 reviews 83 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Used to be a great place to eat but it has gone downhill big time. Vegetable plates are now poorly prepared as are the daily specials. The place is trying to live on its past reputation. Kenneth Threadgill is turning over in his grave.

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