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Threadgill's World Headquarters

301 W Riverside Dr, Austin, TX 78704 (South Austin)
(512) 472-9304
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Ranked #378 of 3,121 Restaurants in Austin
Price range: $1 - $20
Cuisines: American, Vegetarian
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Late Night
Neighborhood: South Austin
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English first
Houston, United States
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

The venue was open, country feel and the food was home cooking and very good. The waiter was very friendly.

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Austin, Texas
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

Unfortunately the last two times I have ate at this location, the food was poor. It was either cold or dry, or under cooked. Also there are very few customers either during lunch or dinner. I think it's either time for the owners to invest in good cooks/chefs or close the doors. Sorry to see this Austin institution come to... More

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Austin, Texas
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84 reviews 84 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Known for live music, I don't love the outdoor venue here, but the music is very good. Threadgills puts out some good food for reasonable prices. The Chicken Fried steak is some of the best around and large enough to share. What's missing here? For me the ambiance but I still like the place.

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austin, tx
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

It had been over 5 years since moving out of Austin and was looking forward to having a tasty dinner at Threadgill's. Unfortunately, the food was not what I remembered. It was not hot, the catfish batter was thick and unseasoned. The asparagus, wilted and not crisp. However, the service and ambiance was great. Just a little disappointed in the... More

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17 reviews 17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

We were recommended by a friend to dine here. She said it was amazing but I'm going to have to go with ok. It's very Luby's style cuisine with a sir down atmosphere. Generic is about the best way to describe it. The only "real" cooked type entree was the pecan crusted chicken. It was definitely not "freezer to fryer"... More

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Rosenberg, Texas
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76 reviews 76 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

My last trip was over 2 years ago- what happened?!?! My pecan chicken was fabulous but that's about it. The broccoli rice casserole was disgusting!! My mom's fried catfish and scalloped potatoes had no seasoning or taste whatsoever!!! We won't be back!!

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San Antontio
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44 reviews 44 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

The food was very average on this trip. We have eaten at this Threadgill's many times. The services was great, but the food was not. Not sure if it was what we got, but 3 out of 5 meals were ok, but not great.

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Great food, great prices, great service, great ambiance. Absolutely loved everything about it. Will definitely then if in the area.

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Top Contributor
91 reviews 91 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

One of the better Austin restaurant experiences we had during the week. It is a very large bar / restaurant / music stage venue with good food, good drinks, good service and good prices. This is probably the only restaurant with butter beans on the menu along with other vegetables. Check Threadgill's music schedule for performers and show times. Question:... More

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Cedar Park, Texas, Usa
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Have been here so often, tried pretty much everything on the menu. Never been disappointed. Thursdays special is chicken and dumplings. If you finish the first bowl, and you will, you get a second bowl free. All the veggies are wonderful, so many options, hard to pick just a couple. Chicken fried Steak is heavenly. Atmosphere is really cool. Two... More

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