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Johnny Fins

16405 Clara Van St, Austin, TX 78734
(512) 266-2812
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Ranked #1,083 of 3,115 Restaurants in Austin
Price range: $1 - $20
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Cuisines: American, Southwestern
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Outdoor seating, Scenic view
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Outdoor seating, Scenic view
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English first
Houston, Texas
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66 reviews 66 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

i have been going to johnny finns for 13 years food is great i do miss johnny being mgr there. go here when the lake is higher.

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New York City, New York
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65 reviews 65 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

We come here for the relaxed vibe and water view. While food doesn't blow me away, it is always decent. The shrimp po boy is my favorite. There is often live music during summer. Good place for an outdoor lunch.

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Spicewood, Texas
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87 reviews 87 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2012

Actually it's been closed since last year. Waiting for the water level to come back and hopefully it will reopen.

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Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2011 via mobile

Great margaritas, Food is good too. Music tends to be too loud on the weekends.

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Spicewood, Texas
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87 reviews 87 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2011

Yes they are still open, but based on the crowd I don't think for very long due to the low water level. Food was ok. Don't bother trying the fried pickles, they are good, but $7 for basically one pickle sliced up? Please. I enjoyed the cheese stake sandwich and the fries were good. The bill was $80 for 4... More

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Austin, TX
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130 reviews 130 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2011

There aren't many places to eat if you're going by boat, but this is one of them. We were able to tie off at their marina. The atmosphere is great here, I've always liked this venue. The food however, not very good. I had the nachos and they were very soggy. :( The kids enjoyed it here because they have... More

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Austin, Texas
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2010

Forget the food. These bums brought five sandwiches to our table and every single one had burnt, not toasted, bread. How does that even leave the kitchen?!?

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texas
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76 reviews 76 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2010

I love this place! It is so much fun to spend the day with friends, enjoying the lake and sipping some great drinks! A must for anyone wanting a great restaurant on the lake!

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Austin, Texas
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69 reviews 69 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2009

The food here isn't very good. But it is just one of the places that you will end up going to just so you can be down by the lake. The atmosphere here is entertaining. It is a great place to sit down by the lake and watch boats go by while having a margarita. I wouldn't go here expecting... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2009

Food pretty good, outside on the water dining with the huge catfish wanting their share.

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Additional Information about Johnny Fins

Address: 16405 Clara Van St, Austin, TX 78734
Phone Number: (512) 266-2812
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Average Prices: USD 1 - 20
Cuisine: American, Southwestern

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