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Truluck's Seafood - Austin Downtown

#12 of 3,120 Restaurants in Austin
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400 Colorado St, Austin, TX 78701-2919
512-482-9000
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5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Drinks, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 257
    Excellent
  • 75
    Very good
  • 21
    Average
  • 10
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  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Crab Claws!

Absolutely wonderful crab claws! Scallops even better and caviar out of this world! Fantastic service! Ion was awesome!

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Danny L
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clovis
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clovis
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Absolutely wonderful crab claws! Scallops even better and caviar out of this world! Fantastic service! Ion was awesome!

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Thank Danny L
wichita falls, texas
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117 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

What can you say about a perfect meal with perfect service. We were lucky enough to get both kids to join us for dinner, and these days we really want to enjoy each other when we get together. The food was excellent and the service it always a great refreshing experience. Yes, it is expensive, but for the memories you... More 

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Thank wffood
Austin, TX
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43 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I dined at Trulucks DT Austin last night with a friend. When I reserved the table through open table I requested in the comments that I would like the corner "premium" table upstairs. I never thought we would actually get it. Sure enough we did. Brenner Brown was our server - his service was top notch. Made great recommendations and... More 

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Thank TexasSunrise
Austin, Texas
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39 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have had mainly really nice visits to Truluck's in both Dallas and Austin, but the most recent visit reminded me why I liked the place. Old friend visiting and we ate at the bar and had perfect service and the food was simply outstanding. I will return again soon.

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Thank David S
Beaumont, Texas
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I took my wife here for our anniversary and they did nothing but make it that much better. The service and food were outstanding. The Florida Stone Crab Claws were excellent they are served chilled and I don't really care for cold crab. We ordered the Escargot and Lobster Bisque both of which I highly recommend, as well as the... More 

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Thank TIMEJR
Austin, Texas
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is rare to get such a wonderful combination of ambiance, good service at a relaxed pace and great food. We arrived early to enjoy the piano bar - the singing was top class and at a volume that still allowed for conversation. The restaurant has a romantic feel but would also work for business dinners. The tables were not... More 

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Thank Anne D
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good seafood entrees & soups, also a very good attention from the waiters. Their speciality is the fish do not order steak if you want the best experience. Overall a nice place but expensive.

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Thank Jose P
Texas
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37 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First of all, the service is always impeccable. BUT the food on New Years Eve was to die for! We had escargot and beef tartare followed with lobster bisque and prime filet turf and surf. YOU MUST TRY the crème brulee!!!! All diners were served delicious champagne immediately upon being seated and the wine list was perfectly suitable for our... More 

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Thank LMSings
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We just stumbled across this place on Christmas Eve looking for a place to eat. Many places were closed so we just took a chance on trulucks, it was awesome. Everybody sitting around the bar and working the bar area were a joy to be around. The guy they had playing the piano was amazing. He was so good I... More 

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Thank hubie1111
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61 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a light dinner of salads with the addition of prawns or crab claws, both were very good. Next visit, I will enjoy a plate of a dozen crab claws!!. Great service and lovely atmosphere. Reservations recommended. Good wine list.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 400 Colorado St, Austin, TX 78701-2919
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: 512-482-9000

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 31 - 50
  • Cuisine: American, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Business meetings, Romantic, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?