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Austin Street Bistro

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117 E Austin St, Jefferson, TX 75657-1901
(903) 665-9700
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wed - Thu 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Shreveport, Louisiana
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Start off with an amazingly tasty salad and the best restaurant bread I've ever eaten. The hard part will be deciding on which entree. I got meatloaf and potatoes. Outstanding. Save room for the blueberry and pear cobbler. The atmosphere was amazing because of great background music.

Thank Eddie J
Forney, Texas
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in a local B&B in Jefferson for a 3 day weekend a couple of weeks ago and dined at all the local hot spots. We had intended to eat at Annie Skinners Riverboat Club but walked in a walked right back out because of the horrendous cigarette smoke (I'll save that for another review) so we walked down... More 

Thank RascalArms
Whitehouse, Texas
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124 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Limited seating, personal service and good food at reasonable prices. Nice size portions and everything appears to be from scratch. Tip: Don’t overlook the salads. You’ll find them delicious. In fact, several salad selections make a nice meal themselves. While the price was OK, it was on the higher end of similar restaurants. For desert, I suggest the bread pudding... More 

Thank John R
Houston, Texas
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were looking for restaurants with gluten free food choices. The week before our visit we had emailed asking if they had such choices, as the online menu didn't specify. We still have no idea, as our email was never answered. Not good for business to ignore potential customers.

Thank kmerricks
McKinney, Texas
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30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016 via mobile

Small Bistro, staff was friendly. Sandwiches were good, had the "Pilgrim". Kids ate off the kid menu, one liked one didn't, that was expected. Little pricey, so really wasn't moved one way or the other. I'm sure if just me and the wife went experience would have been different.

Thank thack23
Henderson, Texas
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

The food was good. We were the only patrons, were waited on & received our water as requested. My coffee was presented as I finished my last bite of my lunch which I refused as I was prepared to leave. We asked for a "to go" for our leftover soup and apparently because of the excessive volume of the music... More 

Thank wf102250
Austin, Texas
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016

The Bistro offers a real dining experience - a little pricey but worth it.  A peacefully eclectic blend of music, food and desserts. Don't leave without one of their special bakery goodies!

Thank PauletteFey
Arlington, Texas
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

Austin Street Bistro was a recommendation made by Phyllis at the Excelsior House Hotel. She said if we wanted a great meal we should try Austin Street. If it is possible, Austin Street exceeded even Phyllis's recommendation. The food was outstanding and the atmosphere is quaint and welcoming. All the breads at this bistro are made daily onsite and the... More 

Thank cstout1217
Dallas, Texas
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71 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016

Austin Street Bistro provided fresh, unique food at a somewhat value priced. My salad contained not just lettuce, but fresh cubed cucumber, tomatoes, and other cubed veggies. The homemade dressing was think with fresh herbs. My Mardi Gras sandwich contained both thick pile of meat and sweet pickles. Spicy mustard is also served. My server was polite and respectful. However,... More 

Thank Texas_Travel_1
Mansfield, Texas
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34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

We stopped in for lunch and ordered sandwiches with grilled potatoes. I had the pilgrim and my husband had the egg salad sandwich. Both were very good and the fresh baked oatmeal molasses roll was a delicious surprise. The lagniappe bite sized sweet at the end was a very nice touch.

1 Thank Lori C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
American, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 117 E Austin St, Jefferson, TX 75657-1901
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Jefferson
  • Phone Number: (903) 665-9700

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