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Jack Allen's Kitchen

#9 of 3,023 Restaurants in Austin
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Southwestern
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7720 W Highway 71, Austin, TX 78735-8208
+1 512-852-8558
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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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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Phoenix, Arizona
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32 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great food....whether you choose items that are good or bad for you. Service is good and so is the beer selection. Book ahead even midweek. Parking is limited but there is free valet service. Never been disappointed here.

Thank Morton999
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Best 5 Cheese Macaroni I ever had. The chocolate bomb is a must have. Staff is super friendly and knows every detail of every dish on the menu. Super pleasant environment. We had lunch on the patio and couldn't have been any nicer: music, nice view, fireplace...definitely the best option near Austin

Thank acrogno
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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54 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My family took me here for dinner when I was visiting. So many delicious choices at reasonable prices. The chicken fried steak was great. The tacos was tasty. And all in a nice- Texas country, but not cutesy setting. The prices were very reasonable.

Thank Judy G
Dallas, United States
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food is amazing and the atmosphere and service are enjoyable. Drinks have fresh juices in them and are really tasty. Everything is good - you can't go wrong when ordering.

Thank Debra P
Austin, Texas
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157 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I reviewed this place several years ago as average mainly due to the prices and noise. Since then we have visited twice again and I must update my thinking on Jack's. Once again I am impressed by our visit to Jack's. We had a great experience on December 23 2016 and decided to return to try the Sunday brunch today.... More 

Thank lonestarlizard
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent place. Good and service is great. Chicken fried steak and pork chops were great. Mixed reviews on the beef ribs. I'm going back.

Thank rickxxx
Lakeway, Texas
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A favorite for Happy Hour or dinner. A terrific Sunday brunch. Restaurant is chef owned and operated and draws a big crowd every day. Get there early if you don't want to wait for a table. Valet or self parking available. $$$

Thank HappyTexsn
Austin, Texas, United States
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Jack Allen's is always reliable for good food and service. We live nearby and often will get food to go when we have friends and family visiting as the only negative for Jack Allen's is that it is almost always very crowded and difficult to hear each other talking. But Jack Allen's also packs the food in heavy duty packaging... More 

Thank Chris P
Palo Alto, California
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ate here twice for dinner. The servers were incredibly nice and welcoming. We were celebrating for my daughter, and one of them brought her a big, fancy, pink concoction from the bar - no alcohol, just lots of fun. :-) So excited to try chicken fried steak (which we learned is beef steak and not chicken). The steak salad was... More 

Thank FlyingAlpaca
Prague, Czech Republic
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10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is insane! Couldn't be more satisfied! You should try their desserts! Blonde cake is just delicious...

Thank Adelefon

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Southwestern
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine, Large groups, Bar scene, Special occasions
Open Hours
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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?