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Frisco Shop Restaurant

6801 Burnet Rd, Austin, TX 78757
(512) 459-6279
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Ranked #773 of 3,115 Restaurants in Austin
Price range: $0 - $20
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Cuisines: American, Coffee Shop, Diner
Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
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English first
Leander, Texas
Top Contributor
97 reviews 97 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

Well we bought a Travelzoo coupon thinking this was a totally different place. Since the coupon was expiring we decided to use it up. MUCH to our surprise we left Frisco's wondering when we could return. The coupon for four people included two shared appetizers, four entries AND four desserts. Our appetizers were a giant dish of queso and chips... More

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Austin, Texas
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77 reviews 77 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

This food could have been right off my grand parent's stove top. If you're looking for a home-cooked southern meal, this is the place. If you want fancy and hip this is probably not for you. We found the staff warm & welcoming and the service (from our waiter Steve) absolutely wonderful. My wife and I absolutely loved the food,... More

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Deborah D, Manager at Frisco Shop Restaurant, responded to this review

"This food could have been right off my grand parent's stove top." We're just not sure we could ask for a better compliment, Eric! It's wonderful to hear that you were so impressed with your first go-around. It sounds like the whole family loved every last bite, which is always music to our ears. We'll be sure to pass along... More

Austin, Texas
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Wow, my husband and I do *not* get the 3.5 star average of this place. We had never been to Frisco, even though we've both lived in Austin for decades. So we decided to try it for dinner last night. He ordered the pork chop and I ordered the blackened tilapia, both of which were supposed to come with 2... More

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Austin, Texas
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32 reviews 32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Ok, I admit it. We have never been to the Frisco Shop before, even though it has been an Austin iconic restaurant for over 60 years! All I got to say is that it is a buttery, carb-filled goodness experience that everyone should try at least once. My husband and I went with our daughter and 4 yr old granddaughter.... More

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Deborah D, Manager at Frisco Shop Restaurant, responded to this review

It sounds like our food was a hit with the whole family, which is music to our ears, Joann! So happy that your first go-around left you so impressed. There's just nothing like a little carb-filled goodness, is there? You'll have to come back to try our desserts sometime soon. Pro tip: The Coconut Cream Pie is not the be... More

Elgin, Texas
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61 reviews 61 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

The Frisco on Burnet Road is an Austin tradition. The food is good quality home cooking. The service is excellent and the desserts are wonderful. Always enjoy our meals there for special occasions.

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Deborah D, Manager at Frisco Shop Restaurant, responded to this review

An Austin tradition? What a nice compliment, WD! It's great to hear that you've come to count on us for wonderful service and home cooking. We'll look forward to seeing you for your next special occasion! Cheers, The Frisco More

Vancouver, Washington
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57 reviews 57 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

OK... After reading some of the negative and "poor" reviews of The Frisco, I decided to chime in and share a much different experience. When I was a teenager, The Frisco was an established name in dining in Austin. But, I never ventured in for a try. And, considering I grew up in NYC for the first part of my... More

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Austin, Texas
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

I hadn't been here in awhile and having some free time one morning I stopped in for breakfast about 10am. I ordered a breakfast special $9.95 or so for your basic 2 eggs bacon biscuit hash brown plate, it did come with coffee and juice. I had 2 of the best over easy eggs I've ever had along with 3... More

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Deborah D, Manager at Frisco Shop Restaurant, responded to this review

Two of the best over-easy eggs you've ever had? Wow, Bodie! We're thrilled to hear it! We're sorry to hear about the crunchy biscuits, though! We serve soft, hot, fluffy biscuits -- we serve them one at a time so that you always have hot and heavenly biscuits. We will definitely address this issue with our staff. Thanks for the... More

Texas
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729 reviews 729 reviews
472 restaurant reviews
1,340 helpful votes 1,340 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

The Frisco has been in Austin a number of years, and I have visited it on several occasions. On my most recent visit I had breakfast and, as usual, it was good. The service was friendly and efficient.

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Deborah D, Manager at Frisco Shop Restaurant, responded to this review

Glad to hear you've been continually impressed with our offerings over the years, CJ! It sounds like you're no stranger to our menu, so I appreciate you taking the time to share your two cents here. Looking forward to seeing you next time! Cheers, The Frisco More

Austin, Texas
Top Contributor
283 reviews 283 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
183 helpful votes 183 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

I brought my dad here for a dinner as we were in the area. The place has the feel of an old diner. Staff is wearing uniforms. They seem to have pie but also a bar. Menu has just about anything you want on it. My father ordered the patty melt with onion rings and I ordered chicken figures with... More

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Deborah D, Manager at Frisco Shop Restaurant, responded to this review

Sorry to hear that you weren't quite blown away by your first meal with us! The chicken fingers are usually a fan favorite around here, but it sounds like they weren't up your alley. The next time you're in, be sure to let us know and we'll happily point you towards something else on the menu. Since you were impressed... More

Austin, TX
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67 reviews 67 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

I can't , in good conscience, advise anyone to eat here. The Frisco( formerly of the Night Hawk group) is an Austin institution and has been in existence for 60 years. But, imo, it is sort of like the Mexican place, El Patio, that has a terrible reputation for food, but nonetheless has been open for 50 years. I have... More

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