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Eddie V's Edgewater Grille

301 E. 5th Street, Austin, TX 78701 (Downtown)
(512) 472-1860
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Ranked #4 of 3,120 restaurants in Austin
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $21 - $30
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighborhood: Downtown
Cross street: San Jacinto
Description: If you want seafood, the buzz in town is Eddie V's Edgewater Grille. The Gulf Coast menu features lots of seafood - oysters, gulf snapper, fresh tuna, lobster, plus great prime steaks and chops. Expect a hip and high energy dining experience. Savor classic seafood starters like oysters on the half shell, fried coldwater baby lobster tail, and famous All Lump Crab Cakes. The extensive wine list features over 150 selections.
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90% Recommend
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English first
Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

One thing I can tell you about Eddie V's if you don't love the food you have issues. The place was recently remodeled and it looks great. Beautiful wood, great attentive wait staff, amazing food. We had the tower of shellfish and it was terrific. The only negative was I should have stuck with seafood but I ordered the tomahawk... More

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Colbert, WA
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58 reviews 58 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

You will spend $$$$ here in its a la carte menu, but the food is remarkably good and the service is excellent. The Copper River Salmon was very nice; the side of the mac n Cheese was excellent; the snap peas and portabello mushrooms was even better and the asparagus was very good. The wine selection is outstanding and I... More

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34 reviews 34 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

The service, food and atmosphere is consistently good and Eddie V's has a great happy hour menu. Whenever we can't decide where to go in Austin because there are so many choices we end up at Eddie V's. We know everything will be perfect and we can listen to a little jazz at the bar on Sunday and share a... More

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Wichita Falls, Texas
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46 reviews 46 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

The food was AMAZING, but pricey. We went for dinner in the lounge with free jazz. Our server was pretty stiff and abrupt. It was very dark and our server did not attempt to help us, but neighboring servers provided flashlights. He was efficient just not personable.

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Top Contributor
60 reviews 60 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Decided to eat dinner at this place on 4th of July while visiting Austin for a wedding on that weekend. After getting the usual greeting from one of the waiters, I asked him to give me a minute or two to decide my meal. Well, it's like the waiters just forgot about me. It took about 15-20 minutes to finally... More

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St. Louis
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Nice wine selection. The steak tartar was absolutely excellent. The scallops were fantastic. Good service. Wife had an excellent salad, but I'd recommend skipping that and going for their fantastic bisque. Nice live band in the lounge - not too loud. They were busy but we were able to get a late reservation that same day. Casual dress. A bit... More

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Keller, Texas
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32 reviews 32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

My wife and I spent a weekend in Austin for our 5 year anniversary, and I wanted us to have a really nice dinner the night of our anniversary on Friday, 6/20. After reading some trip advisor reviews Eddie V's seemed like the best option since it was downtown and served steak and seafood. I made reservations a few days... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

I love this restaurant, has wonder food, service is impeccable, and great Happy Hour! We go for our special occasions and just when we want to have a great night out. Recommend it to anyone!

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Taos, New Mexico
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73 reviews 73 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Crab cakes and redfish in veal stock, what more can I say? Service was perfect, wine list offered some reasonable choices, overall great meal.

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Katsushika-ku, Tokyo, Japan
17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

I visited here to eat the most delicious food in Austin. I ate fried oysters, some fishes and baked potato with sparkling wine. All of them were great! Staffs were very coutesy, and clever. It was a little bit cold because of air conditioners. One of a woman staff brought me a shawl. It was very helpful. The price was... More

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