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French Quarter Grille

#195 of 2,995 Restaurants in Austin
Certificate of Excellence
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13000 N Interstate 35, Austin, TX 78753-1030
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Austin, Texas
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a great out of the way place to eat. Amazing food and good prices. Not what you would expect.from the location.

Thank buxtrip
Austin, Texas
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565 reviews
286 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 226 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016

I took my adults kids there for an early lunch. We had the fried green tomatoes appetizer for starters. It was lightly breaded/fried and topped with a cold mix of crab meat remoulade. My son tried a bowl of the etoufee, it was very soupy and he didn't care for it much. But once he added a 2nd helping of... More 

Thank Jen78703
Midland, TX.
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118 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 8, 2016

We recently ate there both Friday and Saturday nites. The food is off the chart. Our waitress on Saturday was Kalyn?. Not sure how to spell her name but sounded like: Cal-Lynn. Her service is a "10" and she is really easy to look at. Great wine selection and the servings are very generous.

Thank Dan L
Tomball, Texas
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2016 via mobile

We were worried our kids wouldn't enjoy the food as much as my wife and I were hoping we would. We started to leave after waiting and looking through the menu (not because of time but kid food choices; picky kids). The manger came out to us in the parking lot with a great attitude and assured us the kids... More 

Thank masontx76
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

I ordered the Catfish Yoli and it was great! Fish was nicely seasoned along with the creamy sauce. I will definitely be back!!!

Thank Erika A
Brunswick, Maine
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2016

I enjoyed my night (alone alas!) dining at the FQG, where I had my first blackened catfish in the Lake Pontchartrain dish- very tasty! The appetizer wedge salad was very nicely done with blue crumbles and a reduction base. Accompanied by a fine wine. The is a great little restaurant whose exterior belies its excellent cuisine. I very much appreciated... More 

Thank Sailormaineiac
Austin, Texas
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165 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 17, 2016

We really enjoyed our dinner. Our server was attentive but not to the point of being obnoxious. We had their steak special--beef Wellington with shrimp, jalapeno mashed potatoes and red wine/mushroom sauce and shrimp and crab salad. Both were delicious and executed to perfection. I did not care too much for the butter served with bread before meal, but that... More 

Thank Vera L
Chicago, Illinois
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37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2016

Austin is a new travel location for me, and FQG will be a standard. The atmosphere was quiet and welcoming. The food was fantastic, the service was great and respectful, and I will be back. I wanted to have seafood, but our waitress said the Chicken Benjamin was great. She did not lie. From the first bite, the meal was... More 

1 Thank Whome88
Rowlett, Texas
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 23, 2016

I love this place. The food is excellent. I have tried much of the menu and never been disappointed. The wine list is great for aficionados and casual winos alike. The staff is attentive and friendly.Great for entertaining clients and just having a great meal.

2 Thank jagm65
Roanoke, Virginia
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 26, 2016

This restaurant is small but excellent food and service. I got a dish called Lake Pontchartrain and it was on of the best dishes I have ever had.

1 Thank ck9x8

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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
Seafood, French, Cajun & Creole
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13000 N Interstate 35, Austin, TX 78753-1030
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin
  • Phone Number: 5128329090

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