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Threadgill's World Headquarters

#206 of 3,124 Restaurants in Austin
$$ - $$$American, ,
301 W Riverside Dr, Austin, TX 78704-1226
+1 512-472-9304
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good41%
  • Average21%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Grill, Bar, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
301 W Riverside Dr, Austin, TX 78704-1226
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Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

Our guide book is usually spot on with its suggestions and recommendations of great food. This was way off the mark though with pretty average food which was quite expensive. I ordered the chicken fried steak which i hot sick of hslf way throug. The...More

Thank Kristiana P
Reviewed 1 May 2017

I had several friends tell me how great this place is and I can't understand why! I ordered the chicken fried steak, mash potatoes, and fried okra. The CFS had a thick, heavy, breaded coating that was not very good. The steak part separated from...More

Thank MOTAG87
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

Dinner solo tonight at Threadgill's, a shrine to one of the most colorful and creative era eras in the history of Austin and American music--when ropers and dopers learned to make damned fine music together. The walls are lined with photos of Texas music legends...More

Thank fortworthsketcher
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Had a nice family brunch on a Sunday. Good live music, nice causal setting (but loud), and the food was good. My wife says the chicken livers were the best she ever had. Chicken friend steak, Texas caviar, and other dishes all were tasty. Good...More

Thank plz2meatu
Reviewed 11 April 2017

When we arrived, we ALMOST left as the AWFUL GLARE from the Hostess was EXTREMELY UNINVITING! Soon a VERY PLEASANT young man asked if HE could seat us & began cleaning off a table for us. He ended up being our waiter too. Nice guy!...More

Thank Julie B
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Wasn't originally planning on heading here but happy I did after Congress street was packed. Friendly staff and great southern 'veg plate'

Thank S M
Reviewed 7 April 2017

Clean and inviting atmosphere. Waiter was prompt and courteous. Food was served warm and delicious and my tea glass stayed filled!

Thank V4067SOsandras
Reviewed 3 April 2017

We stopped here for a drink because my hubby said Janis Joplin played here once and he wanted to see it. The bar staff was really nice and we had some fried green tomatoes that were really just OK to go with our beer. The...More

Thank irisarbor
Reviewed 1 April 2017

I have been going to Threadgill's since the 80s and this place rocks. I always order the the four or five vegetable plate--these vegetables are to die for--southern cooking all the way. Try the spinach, the okra, the mashed potatoes, the collard greens, the red...More

Thank TDenton9
Reviewed 31 March 2017

A real feel good, fun dining experience. All the usuals, but the very best rolls and cornbread. Ask for both. It's not on the menu, but ask for a vegetable plate - fried okra, red beans & rice, turnip greens, all kinds of potatoes, all...More

Thank rkoches
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Joann C
30 September 2016|
Response from Mandy H | Reviewed this property |
I can't remember if I saw a dog there or not. Austin is a dog-friendly town. I would call them and ask.
7 June 2015|
Response from Laurie4545 | Reviewed this property |
Hi! Sorry I sure don't. I would check with the restaurant. Enjoy
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 301 W Riverside Dr, Austin, TX 78704-1226
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin>  > South Austin
  • Neighbourhood: South Austin
  • Phone Number: +1 512-472-9304
  • E-mail
Howdy strangers and neighbors, Welcome to Threadgill's. We hope to have something for everyone. Scroll around and find out the daily food specials, who is playing live at either location and order our cookbook, t-shirts or other merchandise. You can plan to have your next party, business meeting or rehearsal dinner surrounded by great food and hospitality at Threadgill's. Check out the menu for eating in, take out or catering. If you are so inclined you can read about our history and contribution to Austin's great food and music scene. Enjoy, and we'll see you soon!
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