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Goodall's Kitchen & Bar

1900 Rio Grande St, Austin, TX 78705-5511
+1 512-495-1800
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good35%
  • Average1%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
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“brunch” (12 reviews)
“brick chicken” (2 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1900 Rio Grande St, Austin, TX 78705-5511
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the Ella, so Goodall's was a no brainer. Quite bar, friendly staff. The 4-7 happy hour during the week cannot be beat, half off all drinks. We went two nights. The staff is fabulous and the drinks well prepared. We snacked on...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank BLDTraveler
Reviewed November 8, 2018

My husband made reservations on Open Table for 7:30. We got to the front entrance and I was very confused. The description online had said casual clothing, but we walked up to the porch and the women were in gowns and the men in dressy...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Beth D
Reviewed August 17, 2018

Not too busy on a week night. We were able to get a quiet table. Service was excellent. Nice beer and cocktail list.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank SpikeIII
Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

Happened on Goodall’s while in Austin for a conference. The hostess was cordial & welcoming, offering my choice of table inside or out. It was quite pleasant outside where I enjoyed a refreshing beet salad and perfect rare steak, nicely paired at the waiter’s recommendation...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank mjhpned
Reviewed May 20, 2018 via mobile

What a delightful spot for a delicious brunch in downtown Austin! Had the white egg omelette with mushrooms and spinach and the ricotta pancakes. The eggs were excellent and the pancakes just melted in the mouth! Excellent setting!

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Emad N
Reviewed April 19, 2018

During my stay at Hotel Ella, I needed a little break from the conference was attending a few blocks away at the AT&T Exec Center. (and needed a break from the conference food.) Had lunch at Goodall's. The burger is amazing! The next day we...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank michellesD6386GE
Reviewed March 28, 2018

I absolutely love this restaurant and the service. You don't need to go anywhere else. I ate breakfast, lunch (twice) and dinner here and I travel a great deal, it's fabulous!

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Tom S
Reviewed March 1, 2018

One of the best breakfast sandwiches ever, tasty bloody mary’s. Top notch service. The room is beautifully done as they have restored the old floors in the mansion and the high windows make it light and airy.

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank LAW47
Reviewed February 8, 2018

During our stay at the Hotel Ella, we had lunch and breakfast at Goodall's. Good food and very convenient for an early breakfast or lunch.

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank gregh53
Reviewed February 6, 2018

The staff who served us was terrific as is the ambience. Recommended dishes include the brick chicken and anything for breakfast.

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank jaf122
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$30 - $50
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1900 Rio Grande St, Austin, TX 78705-5511
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin
  • Phone Number: +1 512-495-1800
  • E-mail
Located inside Hotel Ella, Goodall’s Kitchen is a local American bistro with casual indoor & outdoor dining. Goodall's offers a classic American dining experience that combines Hotel Ella's historic charm with a modern Austin sensibility.
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