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Eddie V's Prime Seafood

#1 of 3,024 Restaurants in Austin
Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
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301 E. 5th Street, Austin, TX 78701 (San Jacinto)
+1 512-472-1860
Today
5:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Tue 5:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wed - Sat 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

My wife and my favorite restaurant in Austin, with a preference for the downtown location. Great atmosphere, even better food and a top wine list. I always took my top clients here and have never been disappointed. If you go to no other restaurant in Austin, go to Eddie V's.

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Thank Kenneth L
Victoria, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We went here because we were looking for some good fish, and it was better than we expected. The server was awesome, so nice and attentive. The food was insane, way too good! I had lobster tails, they were huge and very fresh. Highly recommend!

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Thank L55386
Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Seriously fabulous food...expensive but worth it. We save Eddie V's for special occasions. If you're a tourist and willing to spend some money on one of your dinners, Eddie V's will not disappoint. Check out their menu for seafood as well as steaks. Their cocktails are ridiculously delicious, too. Valet parking is also offered, a boon since downtown parking can... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

A great place to go with friends and family. Live music at the bar makes for a great time. The food is delicious and the service very friendly.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An absolutely amazing place and a wonderful place to go. The ambience is great. The wait staff impeccable and efficient. The food is presented well and really delicious. There was 11 of us and our meals ranged from steaks to shrimp, oysters, lobster bisque. Everyone thoroughly enjoyed their meal. Pricey but worth every cent. Definitely on our return list.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were in Austin on vacation and went to Eddie V's on New Years Eve. The food was delicious as was the service. My only complaint is the lighting. It's simply past a "mood" setting. It's dark. You can't read the menu without a flashlight. Even more telling is we ordered the Kung pow Calamari and when the waiter brought... More 

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Thank TravelingSilvers
Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been going here since it opened. It is consistently perfect from staff , ambience and food. The tuna tartare is our favorite

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place does it right. From service to phenomenal food, one of the best places in Austin Texas. A great place for any occasion .

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Service & Food 👍🏼 When traveling we always like to find our favourite 'special' dining restaurant that matches what we love at home. We found it here. The service was outstanding. We learned that they have very little staff turnover here and you can see why. We've never had a crab cake like this, wow! The Caesar salad is authentic... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place got big wows from everyone in our party. The staff is incredibly knowledgeable about everything they offer including their extensive wine list. The food was expertly prepared to everyone's preferences and was absolutely delicious. This is a restaurant of a price point not for everyone but if it's is for you, you can't go wrong.

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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
$21 - $30
Cuisine
American, Seafood
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
5:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 301 E. 5th Street, Austin, TX 78701
    (San Jacinto)
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 512-472-1860
Description
If you want seafood, the buzz in town is Eddie V's Edgewater Grille. The Gulf Coast menu features lots of seafood - oysters, gulf snapper, fresh tuna, lobster, plus great prime steaks and chops. Expect a hip and high energy dining experience. Savor classic seafood starters like oysters on the half shell, fried coldwater baby lobster tail, and famous All Lump Crab Cakes. The extensive wine list features over 150 selections.

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