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Austin Street Bistro

117 East Austin Street, Jefferson, TX 75657
(903) 665-9700
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Ranked #3 of 27 Restaurants in Jefferson
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wed - Thu 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations
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Thibodaux
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Didn't eat only went for a couple of drinks. Bloody Mary was so good! Priced reasonably too. Good atmosphere.

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Saint Charles
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53 reviews 53 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Perfect for lunch or a quick stop, this bistro features the finest breads with soups, sandwiches, shrimp, salmon, and delectable desserts. We especially enjoyed the trio salad and special brownies. Though the website shows closed doors, they open to reveal a true sidewalk cafe. A just.

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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

I went here for lunch. The food was delicious, the service was great, the decor is wonderful. They have tables with tablecloths, or you can sit at the bar. Places like this put Jefferson on the map.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Delicious! I purposely ordered sides to save room for dessert. The grits were fantastic but anything with bacon is right up my alley and as well as the roasted potatoes. My almond pound cake was the right choice. Staff were very friendly.

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tyler, texas
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Third time we have eaten here. Definitely the highlight of your trip to Jefferson. Great selection of entrees and remarkable home made desserts. Entertaining to watch your food prepared in the tiny kitchen which is right by the tables. The waitresses appear to double as cooks.

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Top Contributor
67 reviews 67 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

This quaint little restaurant is very appealing to the eyes. The salad and bread I really enjoyed. I had the Shrimp Scampi over angel hair pasta w/a garlic basil cream sauce. The amount of sauce was over kill and the meal was pretty bland. It wasn't bad, just wasn't great. The kitchen is in plain view and I sat and... More

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Aledo, Texas
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30 reviews 30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Loved the atmosphere. Service was very good. Husband had the shrimp scampi which was heavenly. I tried the rooster skin. It was so good, but enough food to feed two or three people. Would definately return.

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Texarkana, TX
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We tried to eat here on a Wednesday night. The hours read open till 8:00. However, we strolled in at 7:45 and they did not want to stay open to serve us (which is understandable). We went back to eat there the next day, and it was okay. The food was not what we expected from the description on the... More

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Jefferson, Texas
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

This quiet little bistro is a pleasant surprise. Nestled next to the touristy General store, it offers a quiet, relaxed dining experience. Chef Jean will be by to ask about your meal. Interesting well thought out menu that even an appetizer can be a meal. Excellent desserts. The warm rolls with maple butter makes you want to just eat those.

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Longview, Texas
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25 reviews 25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

The prices are above average but their food is something out of Europe. It is delicious and I ate almost every bite. Some of the best food if not the best we had in Jefferson. Hours are odd seem to get there when it is closed of late. Love this place if open GO!

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