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Truluck's Seafood - Austin Downtown

#1 of 3,013 Restaurants in Austin
Certificate of Excellence
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400 Colorado St, Austin, TX 78701-2919
+1 512-482-9000
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5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Avila Beach, California
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141 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

What a fantastic visit to Truluck's for my husband's birthday! The little details that they add really make a difference. Lemon, lime or orange slice in your water, the manager coming over to introduce himself right away, putting party glitter on our table so everyone knew we were celebrating something.... (although my husband didn't like all the attention! haha). They... More 

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Thank Erin M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I've eaten at Truluck's many times both for business and for pleasure - it's hard to beat the combination of ambiance, menu, and service. Most recently, my wife and I made a reservation there for a somewhat impromptu anniversary dinner and were surprised yet again at the little things that made the experience singular. My wife had been suffering back... More 

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Thank Kevin M
Austin, Texas
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Been here twice. It's a treat since its so expensive. Count on $100/person without drinks. But the service and food are impeccable. Can't say enough good things about this place. If you like scallops, get the scallop entree. They are tender, moist and LARGE! Bon appetite!

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Thank nole01
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I really think the server was having a bad day or I would rate it much worse. The place is beautiful, the stone crabs we awesome. Everything else was ok.

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Thank Tennislvr17
Austin, Texas
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you want to experience the best seafood in Austin this is your place. Attentive and professional wait staff serving fresh well prepared seafood.

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Cincinnati, OH
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everyone working there was polite, efficient, and professional. The meatball appetizer was memorable. Most in party had steak as an entree (and they all seemed to love it), but I had stone crabs since they were in season, the portion was excellent. You get what you pay for, but it's a nice treat when you can.

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Thank MrFrump
Chapel Hill
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was an amazing experience when we visited Austin. We arrived for happy hour and were delighted to find an excellent assortment of appetizers and drinks half price, plus a wonderful female vocalist and good piano player. Eddie served us at the bar, excellent service! The next night we had reservations for dinner. We were greeted by name and even... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Don't panic when you enter the first level of Truluck's in Austin. The noise level is very high as the singer is miked and the feeling is of frenzy. Fortunately, the dining room is on the second level and has a much more sedate and relaxed environment. It is a lovely room with a lot of glass windows and comfortable... More 

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Thank jbgshrink
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice friendly ambiance at Truluck's. The employees always try to make dinner at Truluck's a "special occasion" Great food and lovely atmosphere. Save a little room for the desserts, they are special. Crab leg special is fantastic. Five of the large crab claws was more than even enthusiastic eaters can finish.

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Thank sherryc279
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Always fantastic. Best seafood in Austin. Lovely atmosphere. Attentive wait staff. Awesome wine selection. Never disappointed!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$31 - $50
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar scene, Business meetings, Large groups, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:00 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 - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 400 Colorado St, Austin, TX 78701-2919
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 512-482-9000

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