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Jeffrey's Restaurant

1204 W Lynn St, Austin, TX 78703-3954
+1 512-477-5584
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Overview
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good23%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travelers talk about
“risotto” (16 reviews)
“popovers” (9 reviews)
“souffle” (7 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM Hours
CUISINES
American, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
1204 W Lynn St, Austin, TX 78703-3954
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1 - 10 of 196 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Have always wanted to go to Jeffrey's but cost has always been an issue. However went to a special dinner with friends. It was worth it. Excellent food, great drinks and excellent wine list. Very attentive and well informed staff... Thankfully they have parking provided...More

Thank Nancy-Jane G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Loud-loud clientele amplified by live acoustical envelope: hard surface walls, floor, and ceiling for which some cylinders strategically placed with ceiling "clouds" would do much to ameliorate the fast food dinner noise factor. Dimly lit tables all but making it impossible to view the menu...More

Thank swmbo2018
Reviewed May 13, 2018 via mobile

On our first night in Austin we made reservations here. It's a cute spot - lots of people on dates. The popovers are excellent complimentary starters as well as the popcorn. We ordered a steak and a few sides, the pork chop and seafood risotto...More

Thank maplegirl99
Reviewed March 29, 2018

As I've done for the last thirty years or so. In the past, the service was inconsistent, the food inconsistent, but the feeling when in the restaurant was consistent -- that they were doing you a favor by allowing you to dine there at all....More

1  Thank Barrett A
Reviewed February 28, 2018

A seat at the cozy bar during happy hour (4:30-6:30) yields a delightful experience due to craft cocktails, excellent appetizers, and delicious bar food. The wagyu beef burger is outstanding.

Thank Donna B
Reviewed December 25, 2017 via mobile

Impeccable service. Great atmosphere. Friendly staff. Perfectly prepared food. And even 1/2 price bottles of wine on Sunday evening on Christmas Eve. Expensive and perhaps approaching over the top but for now well worth it. We’ve had inconsistent waiters in the past but they seem...More

Thank Bob A
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Reviewed December 17, 2017 via mobile

Love the food. I’ve eaten here several times, always in the dining room with great service. We ate in the bar this time and while the food was great the service was not. The valet was very friendly when we came in and when we...More

2  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed December 12, 2017

Our party of 12 enjoyed the semi-private room and the many courses celebrating fine dining. I had pre-ordered the ham & gruyere croquettes, beef tartare, truffled deviled eggs and king crab and avocado toast as appetizers to serve upon seating. The group loved them and...More

Thank JVA_JVA
Reviewed December 11, 2017 via mobile

Met two other girls here for cocktails (loved the Cherry Bounce) last weekend. We sat on a sofa in the bar area and everything we ordered was delicious. The service was kind of slow - but they were busy so maybe a little understaffed. My...More

Thank 24brooke
Reviewed October 25, 2017 via mobile

I've been going to Jeffery's since the 1980's. The good years, the less-good years... the food quality has always been of the highest caliber. I would not say I visited often, but often enough. However my waitstaff experience this evening will have me reluctant to...More

2  Thank barbannn1
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$50 - $80
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions, Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Monday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Saturday
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1204 W Lynn St, Austin, TX 78703-3954
    (12th)
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 512-477-5584
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Description
A passion for friendship, food and wine fed the genesis of Jeffrey's. It continues to endure today. The restaurant first took shape in 1975 when Jeffrey Weinberger and Ron and Peggy Weiss, friends from student days at the University of Texas, pooled their interests, talents, and enthusiasm with three other pals to open an intimate neighborhood bistro in Austin, such as they had encountered in their travels. They were part of the first wave of new American cuisine, and over the years they
made their mark with an original flair that is unmistakably Jeffrey's alone. Chef Deegan McClung is known for accenting regional flavors and ingredients with European recipes and techniques in order to create a unique cosmopolitan style.
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