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McCormick & Schmick's - CLOSED

401 Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78701-4071
+1 512-236-9600
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good36%
  • Average20%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible13%
10 Aug 2016
“Friendly staff, Ok steak and oysters”
6 Aug 2016
“Enjoy the seafood”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Seafood
401 Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78701-4071
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Reviewed 11 August 2016

Had a simple meal at the bar, rather than the full dining room. Very friendly (and competent) bar staff. Pleasant dinner. Nothing to write home about though, except the price, which is on the high end.

1  Thank Russell D
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

An elegant place to dine with a variety of seafood. As starters we had Oyster Rockefeller which had a tasty hollandaise sauce. The lobster bisque was a little salty and unfortunately was not served at the right temperature - I would have liked it hot....More

Thank jolly370
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Reviewed 27 November 2015

Made a reservation here for Thanksgiving day. Arrived about 20 minutes before our reservation and waited and waited for almost an hour in a very crowded lobby. So I ask the receptionist how much longer and she said there were a few still ahead of...More

Thank Michael A
Reviewed 13 November 2015 via mobile

This is my favorite restaurant of all time. The food was delicious, the service was wonderful and the restaurant itself was gorgeous. Can't wait to come back next year!

Thank Arlene A
Reviewed 14 September 2015

The best one in the city.,convenient to the ElephaHat Jazz bar. Every thing is good. But I would recommend sticking with the sea food.

Thank La E
Reviewed 9 September 2015 via mobile

I enjoy taking my wife and three children to dinner a few times per month. We are all foodies (even the kids), so it's usually to nice places. Don't waste your time at the M&S at South Park in Charlotte. This place does not live...More

Thank George H
Reviewed 22 July 2015

Oysters smelled and tasted rotten. Shrimp was the texture of pork chops. Don't waste your time or money!

2  Thank Leslie L
Reviewed 16 March 2015

don't usually write reviews but spent 160 bucks at this place yesterday and the food was horrible. (the waiter was very nice and attentive though). sea bass floating in a half a bowl of broth and steak extremely over cooked; the kids described their shrimp...More

2  Thank jay l
Reviewed 24 March 2014

What a downer-$200 dinner to thank a friend and its just ho hum? I have seen reviews that said service was bad-not our experience-no problem with the wait staff but the food? Well, we ordered oysters on the half shell-they were just ok. The last...More

1  Thank Texastravelers94
Reviewed 25 November 2013

This was one of the better meals we’ve had in quite some time. We’ve been to the original McCormick & Schmick’s in Seattle, and also to the one in New York, but this was our first visit to the one in Austin. I can assure...More

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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$31 - US$80
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
1:00 PM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
1:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 401 Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78701-4071
    (4th Street)
  • Public Transportation: 5th & Congress
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 512-236-9600
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