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Threadgill's World Headquarters

#208 of 3,231 Restaurants in Austin
$$ - $$$American, ,
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” (12 reviews)
“butter beans” (8 reviews)
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American, Grill, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
301 W Riverside Dr, Austin, TX 78704-1226
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Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

This is such a delightful, iconic place. It has been here forever and feels exceedingly comfortable. The brunch, the fried catfish, and especially the chicken fried steak were the definition of Texas comfort food, along with the fried okra. The decor is perfect and the...More

Thank Durwood N
Reviewed 25 March 2017

I probably should give this a 5 rating. I enjoyed my meal at Threadgills. Service was quick, our server was prompt, the dinner was delicious - but my wife didn't like her meal as well - so a rating of 4. I had the King...More

Thank Bruce W
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Good veggies, nice burger and shrimp. Chicken fried steak great as always. Nice live music Durbin south. Y southwest.

Thank DanG1996
Reviewed 7 March 2017

The service was extremely slow considering that the restaurant wasn't very busy. The extensive menu made everything look very good, but when our food arrived cold and tired looking it was a big disappointment.

1  Thank nancy t
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Had the salad, I know most people don't go there for that, but the diet requires it at the moment. The fish on the salad was perfectly done and the salad itself was great! Also had fried pickles, liked them too although they we not...More

Thank GTrooper
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Home style Southern cooking. I had the catfish, Texas black eyed pea caviar, collard greens, cornbread - shoot I forgot to get the sweet tea

Thank BigHUGEfun
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We hit Threadgill's on a Thursday night in January. They were not busy so we had great service. Our drinks quickly and they were excellent. There were eight of us and four of us had the "World Famous Chicken Fried Steak". Excellent choice. I am...More

Reviewed 6 February 2017

Our server was attentive and nice. The chicken fried chicken he suggested was so tasty and not a ridiculous size. It had tons of flavor wasn't bland at all with a nice crunch to the crust. My mother used to eat there when she was...More

Thank Lucretia S
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

Great bluegrass! Staff was very friendly! Wonderful fried green tomatoes.will definitely return for my gospel fix😊

Thank Caribu46
Reviewed 20 January 2017

I spent much of my youth at the original Threadgill's in Austin and stopped going for a long time because the quality was just no consistent. Visiting Austin with relatives, I wanted to take them to a good, southern restaurant and was told that Threadgill's...More

Thank conciergeinnewyork
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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
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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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