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Abel's On the Lake

#1,082 of 3,219 Restaurants in Austin
₹₹ - ₹₹₹American,
3825 Lake Austin Blvd, Austin, TX 78703-3510
+1 512-904-0570
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  • Excellent17%
  • Very good44%
  • Average17%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible13%
Travellers talk about
“fish tacos” (7 reviews)
“fries” (5 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Bar
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
3825 Lake Austin Blvd, Austin, TX 78703-3510
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went there for dinner with few our colleges from abroad and we re ashamed due to : 1- long waiting time for drinks 2- food was served, but silverware was not provided to all guests 3 - waiter requested us to pay for food...More

Thank Anatoly K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We really want to like this his place. We’ve given them multiple chances over the years and the service just consistently sucks. This visit was the usual; the hostess seems inconvenienced and the waitstaff ignored us (except Alek). Pathetic. Food and drink were good. Location...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Great waterside restaurant with great service and a broad beer menu and excellent oysters. There is valet parking available.

Thank mr2turtle
Reviewed 5 December 2017

We went to visit during the holiday lights, hoping to enjoy some seafood/steak/whatever. When we arrived, the manager informed us that a number of large parties had just left and so they needed a few minutes to reset. Also, because of the lights, the menu...More

Thank AthensNikita
Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

Sunday December 3rd was a gloomy day and my wife and I decided to go again to one of our favorite restaurants - Abel’s on the Lake. However, unlike on previous numerous occasions, we faced a gloomy reception like the weather itself! When we arrived...More

Thank Dev D
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

After reading all the terrible reviews I have to disagree. We ate outside by the bar, and found it relaxing. We were there on a Sunday, mid afternoon and had no problem with service or staff. Food was good and filling for what we ordered....More

Thank majdad04
Reviewed 20 November 2017

We chose Abel's because of it's view and dog-friendly patio. It's a spacious restaurant with multi-level seating indoors and out. We ordered the queso and chips to start. Excellent cheese flavor with a little kick, and the chips were light and tasty! The entrees are...More

1  Thank jist55505
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

We visited during the 2nd ACL weekend, so it was a calm evening on the lake! Nick Bain was our waiter & extremely friendly & professional. He took our orders by memory & checked on us frequently. Superb service. The beer taps are plenty &...More

Thank MMTexasGal
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Started off with oysters on the half shell and a dirty martini. When in Austin stay with Titos vodka. Got both gulf and east coast oysters. Gulf were bigger, nice and plump. East coast were small but had a nice flavor. Had the fish tacos...More

1  Thank Jan F
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

Abel's on the Lake appears to be a very popular place on Lake Austin, there is an upstairs event room suspended over the lake which provided a lovely setting for the sunset wedding I attended. (See photos)No A/C just (really loud )fans, not hot but...More

Thank G612
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 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 - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3825 Lake Austin Blvd, Austin, TX 78703-3510
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin
  • Phone Number: +1 512-904-0570
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