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Jack Allen's Kitchen

#7 of 3,050 Restaurants in Austin
Certificate of Excellence
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7720 W Highway 71, Austin, TX 78735-8208
+1 512-852-8558
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I was able to reserve a table online an hour before we showed up. We were seated immediately and our waitress was very fast and helpful. The brunch buffet has a good amount of options, but I would have liked a little more variety. I particularly liked the gulf shrimp salad, the cured beef, silver dollar pancakes, and my coffee.... More 

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Thank Melodie C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Love Jack Allen's Kitchen! Excellent experience from the appetizers to the Girl Scout Cookie Cheesecake for dessert, and everything in between! Impressive that they use as much local produce and food sources as they can, that makes it even better!

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Thank Kelly Santorii P
Austin, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Sunday brunch here is really quite good. There are so many options that I can't describe them all. You'll want to sample everything but my favorite was the green chili pork.

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Thank Gary T
Wimberley, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Had the Caesar salad and crab au gratin to start and enjoyed both Had the barbecued shrimp appetizer as my entree and found it delicious Place is a bit noisy making conversation slightly difficult but what's new in today's restaurants Someone else at our table had the featured steak and enjoyed it We had a reservation on Thursday night and... More 

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Thank davidinwim
Austin, United States
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

It is another overly hyped restaurant with average quality. I have been here twice. Both times I only liked the fries. It is certainly not something at the top of my recommendations list. If it were not for the gift card, I would not have went again. The staff are very friendly and attentive, but otherwise, I will be dining... More 

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Thank Julia T
Denver, Colorado
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to dinner here while staying at the Omni Barton Creek for a girls weekend. We were seated outside on the patio. We had shared plates of the crunchy catfish and slaw (a must have!), the burger and a few other appetizers. Everything came out hot and perfectly prepared. Nice selection of wine and mixed drinks. The service was... More 

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Thank GirlOffTheGrid
Harlingen, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great Austin restaurant from start to finish. It starts with the complimentary valet parking and a pleasant greeting and ends with a fantastic dessert. The decor is very unique and welcoming. Our server, Willis, was extremely personable and knowledgeable. I never had to ask for iced tea refills (very important to me). Very Texan and local choices as to... More 

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Thank billb1959
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

They have a great burger with frys and everything there is good the server was good and i just half to say its a great place to go

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Thank Gabereviews
Joplin, Missouri
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The thing is, there are a lot of good choices at Jack Allen but a few consistent entrees that aren't spicy would be welcome. The guacamole has always been great but tonight it had something so hot in it that I couldn't enjoy it, though others could. The chicken fried chicken was great and the steak salad. The rice and... More 

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Thank octoberhart
Grand Rapids MI
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed the Navajo Chicken Taco - which was a deconstructed taco of a very large portion. Lots of flavor layers. Patio was not crowded so we could easily have a conversation and be heard. Look forward to returning to try other menu items.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Southwestern, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Special occasions, Business meetings, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 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 - 10:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7720 W Highway 71, Austin, TX 78735-8208
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin
  • Phone Number: +1 512-852-8558

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