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Freddie's Place

#293 of 2,967 Restaurants in Austin
#328 of 3,268 Places to Eat in Austin
Certificate of Excellence
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South Austin
American, Sandwiches, Barbecue, Hamburgers
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1703 S 1st St, Austin, TX 78704-4249
512-445-9197
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7:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Outdoor Seating

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  • 25
    Excellent
  • 32
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Unfortunately, Freddie's has closed.

It was a live music venue where your kids could climb on a natural outdoor playscape and your dog could tag along while you enjoyed a cocktail and heard live music.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
Loreleiheydt
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Austin, Texas
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Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

It was a live music venue where your kids could climb on a natural outdoor playscape and your dog could tag along while you enjoyed a cocktail and heard live music.

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Austin, TX
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Freddie's Place represents what I like about old Austin, family and dog friendly places, with simple fare, entertainment, and a playscape for kids, all under a "backyard" setting. The food isn't super good, but the atmosphere is. I'll miss it when it closes.

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worcester, ma
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Wasn't too busy when we went, so service was fast and friendly. Food was great, all 5 of us enjoyed our meals. Actually the only exception was the country fried steak. That wasn't so good. Large booths able to acomodate big groups.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Only visited Freddie's for cocktails but Stoner the bartender was fabulous. He was a wealth of information and entertainment. We will return without a doubt.

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

For a few bucks you will get homemade good food. It is served with a smile and the atmosphere in the area is inviting. Wondering how it will be in the evening.

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Plano, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

This is why we love Austin. You can get family friendly, dog friendly, live music, and great food all at one place. The tables right next to the playground is definitely a plus.

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Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

It's not easy to find but if you want a taste of what "makes Austin Weird", go to Freddies. The food is very good, the coffee delicious, the service is excellant, but it's strictly a no frills kind of place. It's friendly for family and pets. We've had lunch there twice and have been very happy with our choices (hamburgers... More 

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Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

I like coming here for lunch because they have a nice patio area where my dogs are welcome. There's even a doggie burger on the menu and help-yourself water bowls for the dogs. The food is your basic burgers, salads, fried chicken kind of thing, but it's usually well-prepared and the portions are good (not huge, but plenty). It's got... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Met some friends here for breakfast with the kids. Weather was perfect, so we were able to sit, talk, watch college gameday while the kids played on the playground and got to pet a few dogs as well. Food is your basic breakfast fare with a few twists -- i had the chicken and waffles which were very good. If... More 

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Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Most of the tables are outside under the oak trees. Dogs are welcome and there is a small play ground. Very good homey food at reasonable prices.

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Additional Information about Freddie's Place

Address: 1703 S 1st St, Austin, TX 78704-4249
Phone Number: 512-445-9197
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin>  > South Austin
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 10:30 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 10:30 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 10:30 pm
Average Prices: USD $15
Cuisine: American, Sandwiches, Barbecue, Hamburgers

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1703 S 1st St, Austin, TX 78704-4249
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin>  > South Austin
  • Neighborhood: South Austin
  • Phone Number: 512-445-9197

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD $15
  • Cuisine: American, Sandwiches, Barbecue, Hamburgers
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 10:30 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 10:30 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 10:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?