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Jeffrey's Restaurant

#128 of 3,054 Restaurants in Austin
Certificate of Excellence
American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
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1204 W Lynn St, Austin, TX 78703-3954 (12th)
+1 512-477-5584
17:00 - 22:00
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Sun 18:00 - 21:30
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:30
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

By far the best steak in Austin. Definitely on the pricy side, but it's completely worth it. All the food is so delicious. The restaurant has a great neighbourhood vibe but still feels exclusive. Sit in the bar.. more relaxed than the dining room and the same menu. Will definitely return.

Thank Talia W
Austin, Texas
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food with outstanding service. Truffle deviled eggs superb. Pate de fois gras wonderful Dover sole excellent Halibut slightly overcooked therefore somewhat dry. They were kind enough not to charge me for this dish. Chcolate soufflé slightly overcooked, therefore not much melted chocolate inside, a bit dry. Service outstanding. Very accomodating to our few concerns

Thank heybrula
Winter Haven, Florida
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269 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We picked this restaurant to celebrate our 30th wedding anniversary and we made a great choice. Everything about our experience was first class. They treated us royally. The wait staff was outstanding, all the food was fantastic, there was a good ambience. We felt like this was one of the top 5 meals we ever had. The filet just melted... More 

Thank bandmanjp
London, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Jeffrey's is a mile or two from the centre of town but well worth the effort. Steaks (Angus or Wagu) are a speciality. Excellent service and a very comprehensive (if fully priced) wine list.

Thank Neil9999
Austin, Texas
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129 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Fine dining is alive and well in Austin! Jeffery's is a wonderful restaurant - excellent food, superb service, intimate atmosphere...and has become THE place for us to have a wonderful dining experience. Order a soufflé! HINT #!: This is a fairly dressy place; I would not wear jeans...at least dress 'business casual". HINT #2: They have valet parking. HINT #3:... More 

Thank Marcus L
Boca Raton, Florida
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

The day after a forgettable group barbecue at Stubbs, my wife and I grabbed a RideAustin car and headed to Jeffrey's. It was our first visit and it was among the best meals we ever enjoyed. Every bite of our appetizers and main courses was delicious. The subtle flavors equally fought for attention with no one flavor winning out. I... More 

Thank Bocaroman
Austin, Texas
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97 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

The Jeffrey's reboot: fake exclusivity served up by a rude staff of hipster posers. Won't be back! (Don't call yourself a bar, sell drinks, reserve all your tables, and then tell your patrons they're in the way.)

Thank DLPAustin
Matagorda, United States
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017

This could easily become my favorite restaurant in Austin. The ambience, the wait staff, the dining area and the food, well, the food is just to die for! Take your special somebody because this is a treat.

Thank terit125
Clarksville, Maryland
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224 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Overall I would say four of us had a very nice dinner. The restaurant is pretty and food is very good. I would say one slight drawback was an inattentive server.

Thank Bruce P
Austin, Texas
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208 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017

This was my first time at Jeffrey's, and we went for a birthday dinner for my friend. The atmosphere is very high class, but not too stuffy... it feels cozy and upscale. Of course the service was incredible... we had a young, hip waiter who truly didn't make a mistake. We didn't feel like he was too present nor too... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 50 - US$ 80
American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
18:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1204 W Lynn St, Austin, TX 78703-3954
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 512-477-5584
A passion for friendship, food and wine fed the genesis of Jeffrey's. It continues to endure today. The restaurant first took shape in 1975 when Jeffrey Weinberger and Ron and Peggy Weiss, friends from student days at the University of Texas, pooled their interests, talents, and enthusiasm with three other pals to open an intimate neighborhood bistro in Austin, such as they had encountered in their travels. They were part of the first wave of new American cuisine, and over the years they
made their mark with an original flair that is unmistakably Jeffrey's alone. Chef Deegan McClung is known for accenting regional flavors and ingredients with European recipes and techniques in order to create a unique cosmopolitan style.

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