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Threadgill's World Headquarters

301 W Riverside Dr, Austin, TX 78704-1226
+1 512-472-9304
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good40%
  • Average21%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (13 reviews)
“butter beans” (8 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM Hours
American, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
301 W Riverside Dr, Austin, TX 78704-1226
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Reviewed 2 February 2011

What a neat atmosphere and it was within walking distance of our hotel. My wife was kind of dissapointed as most of there food is fried. However, I had the best chicken fried steak, EVER, Period. Her steak was good too. We walked in late,...More

Thank sirstanjh
Reviewed 6 January 2011

I'm passionate about Threadgill's, as they are as much an Austin icon as the university tower. They sell comfort food, and I've never gotten anything there in countless visits that did not taste good, look good, smell good, and was a great value. There are...More

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Reviewed 2 November 2010

This restaurant is a great place to take out of town visitors for an Austin experience. Home cooking + full bar. I love the side dishes. Squash casserole, fried okra, scalloped potatoes, black-eye-peas, mac & cheese. We were seated within 30 minutes and the service...More

Thank wednesdaywedding
Reviewed 8 September 2010

Food was very good, depending on what you ordered. I had the pot roast (daily special) with mashed potatoes, San Antonio squash & broccoli rice cassarole and all were excellent. I did try a piece of the chicken fried steak, and it was very average....More

Thank Christian377
Reviewed 13 April 2010

Ordered chicken fried steak and was extremely disappointed. The meat was tough and had no flavor. There was no seasoning in the gravy either. This is their signature dish!

Thank DaddyOBest
Reviewed 29 September 2009

Introduced my mom and dad to the Southern Comfort Food of Threadgill's World Headquarters for lunch. http://www.threadgills.com/menu.cfm We sat in the bar area, which is not a noisy as the main dining area. With 28 veggies, color coded by vegan and southern style preparation, to...More

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Reviewed 3 June 2009

Go hungry!

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Reviewed 5 February 2009

love this place but the sunday brunch was really disappointing.

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Reviewed 28 January 2009

Not the original Janis hangout...but just as cool.

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Austin, Texas
Reviewed 7 December 2008

Comfort food and good music.

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Questions & Answers
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 LM4545 | 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
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 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
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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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