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Z'Tejas Southwestern Grill

$$ - $$$
Southwestern, Mexican, American, Bar, Gluten Free Options
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9400 Arboretum Blvd Ste A, Austin, TX 78759-6392 (N. Capital of Texas Hwy)
+1 512-346-3506
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 10:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri 11:00 - 23:00
Sat 10:00 - 23:00
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115 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I had the shrimp and guacamole starter and the steak burrito for main. Starter was excellent - clean tasting and well presented Steak burrito was pretty tasteless and fatty with a lot of unpleasant sauce. Service was average. Just OK

Thank BritishWonder
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357 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 263 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were super impressed with the food here. Sat on the patio overlooking the hills and it was great. My only critique is to tell your servers to put ice in the pitcher before refilling tea. It's called iced tea!

Thank BushkaTexas
River Forest, Illinois
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252 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here with a native of Austin, and enjoyed the meal. Our guest ordered the Chicken fried Chicken and it was so large she could not finish it. I had a fish dish, as did my wife, and we really enjoyed it. We went during the week, and ate early, so there was no wait and it was not crowded.... More 

Thank Bill B
Charlotte, North Carolina
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When we arrived, we were told our wait would be 5 minutes, and the hostess would come to the bar to get us. 15 minutes later. we went to ask about our table. The hostess said, "I called out your names." I said,"We were in the bar." The hostess said, "I don't remember faces."...She might be in the wrong business.... More 

Thank fiddler1313
Nashville, Tennessee
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227 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Tried to go here one evening, but the place was packed ... no available parking except via valet. SO, went the next day for lunch ... close parking and immediate seating. Lots of interesting choices on the menu. For lunch they have a very reasonably priced ($9.95) combination for those wanting a lighter meal ... mine was a seafood enchilada... More 

Thank 1TNtraveler
Los Angeles, California
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63 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

We found the establishment neat, clean and well staffed with friendly human resources. Although during NFL payoffs the unanticipated appearance was rather sparse of crowds or herds of people. During an exchange our server indicated the Restaurant was Tex Mex, but the menu lacked fundamental Carne Asada, touting the Southwestern Grill restaurant style. We had seating provided for 18 individuals,... More 

Thank star95presson
Chicago, Illinois
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395 reviews
332 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

Try the chicken chili relleno! One of the better ones I've ever had. A little heat too. Colleague very happy with the trout salad. Good service. Nice place.

Thank SamAdamsGhost
Fort Walton Beach, Florida
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

After a morning of shopping, we stopped at Z'Tejas to enjoy some Mexican food. We sat on the back patio with a fire burning in the fireplace and clear wind protectors in place. Our waiter Josh arrived at our table with a smile on his face and a goal to please. We ordered the Smoked Chicken Quesadias, the Street Tacos... More 

Thank Nurseweggy
Granite Shoals, Texas
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53 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

Love this diverse menu. Everything is always great. Good margaritas and the chips and salsa are a great start.

Thank mccaskill2016
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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523 reviews
303 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

When we were there they were running a special with Hatch chilis. I had the chili rellenos and they were tasty. We had a range of appetizers and they were pretty good as well. There was a good selection of local beer. Our server was friendly and helpful. Overall a good experience.

Thank Climb14ers

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Southwestern, Mexican, American, Bar, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Valet Parking
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9400 Arboretum Blvd Ste A, Austin, TX 78759-6392
    (N. Capital of Texas Hwy)
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin
  • Phone Number: +1 512-346-3506
Our fresh, flavorful and innovative menus showcase the bold and robust flavors of Arizona, California, Louisiana, New Mexico and Texas. We take traditional ingredients, spices and cooking techniques from around the South to create a taste without borders.

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?