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The Boiling Pot - CLOSED

700 E 6th St, Austin, TX 78701-3718
+1 512-472-0985
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good33%
  • Average12%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible10%
13 Nov 2015
“Eat Righ Off The Table”
4 Jul 2014
“Google Has It Listed as Closed”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Cajun & Creole, Seafood
$$ - $$$
700 E 6th St, Austin, TX 78701-3718
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1 - 10 of 38 reviews

Reviewed 14 November 2015

What a fun place to eat! You place your order and then go sit at the table. There is a piece of locker paper on the table. When your food comes it is dumped right out on the table in front of you. You have...More

Thank fishnwmn
Reviewed 4 July 2014

Google has The Boiling Pot as closed. Note even the last review here was Oct 2013. Yelp also list it as closed. I'd say go somewhere else like the Hula Hut.

1  Thank spartancaver
Reviewed 11 October 2013

need rebuild the interior , looks really ...uh...how to say......I thought I am back to 80's when I first open the door seafood is nice, they offer little hammers to crack the claws and they work so well, which I never imagined.

Thank Signosummer
Reviewed 14 July 2013 via mobile

It was great! So well flavored!! Had crawfish and snow crab legs! Service was great! Best seasoning!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Thank Yummy6974
Reviewed 8 July 2013

They were out of a lot of items on their menu. The red beans and rice almost tasted burnt. Not the cleanest place. For a busy holiday weekend you would think they would be better prepared.

Thank BrendaM846
Reviewed 7 June 2013

We landed up here n accident. That being said, it was fun, funky, good food, great service... We will return

Thank murrmom
Reviewed 7 June 2013

This place was a surprise - the server covers the table with a long sheet of paper, and then places the food on the table! I got the restaurant special - crawfish, shrimp, potato and corn cooked in a spicy Cajun sauce. It was awesome....More

Thank Sandeepina
Reviewed 30 April 2013

I liked this restaurant. It is sort of on the east end of 6th street, close to the Hilton Garden Inn. The food is very good. The oysters are tasty. It is not a fancy place, and that kinda adds to the experience. Have the...More

Thank kuwells
Reviewed 10 April 2013

A friend and I stopped into the 6th street Boiling Pot the other night. The only thing that was good were the raw oysters. The crawfish were under-seasoned, small, and WAY overpriced. Some were so small, I asked why they bothered to cook them. The...More

Thank Kabner
Reviewed 20 March 2013

Food right on the table, amazing prawns and more, and friendly staff. Super fresh too. Perhaps not first date to eat all with your fingers.... or perhaps it is ;)

Thank greenphotos
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$11 - US$40
Good for
Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 700 E 6th St, Austin, TX 78701-3718
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 512-472-0985
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