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Threadgill's World Headquarters

#194 of 3,107 Restaurants in Austin}
₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, ,
301 W Riverside Dr, Austin, TX 78704-1226
+1 512-472-9304
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Overview
  • Excellent31%
  • Very good41%
  • Average21%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (12 reviews)
“butter beans” (8 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
American, Grill, Bar, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
RATINGS
Service
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Value
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LOCATION
301 W Riverside Dr, Austin, TX 78704-1226
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Had dinner there recently with some colleagues during a conference in Austin. I found the food was ok, not great, not particularly unique. Service was good and friendly and attentive. I had the classic chicken fried steak with mashed potatoes. Came out hot, decent portion,...More

Thank finesilver
Sandra W, Manager at Threadgill's World Headquarters, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you. We love Pecan Pie, too!!!

Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

Had lunch with family on a Sunday. I ordered a chicken fried steak, dinner salad an butter beans. Waiter was great, but the food wasn't. First, the steak: where's the beef? It was almost all breading. Very disappointing. Salad was all Romaine - not my...More

Thank Focht3
Sandra W, Manager at Threadgill's World Headquarters, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2017

Sorry to hear that you had a bad experience. Just let your server know if you get something that you don't like. They'll replace it.

Reviewed 2 October 2017

We like to eat here after attending downtown events. The food is excellent and has a nice variety. The service is usually good as long as the place isn't crowded.

Thank clramsey2017
Sandra W, Manager at Threadgill's World Headquarters, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you so much!!! We appreciate you.

Reviewed 16 September 2017

We went for breakfast with a big group after a wedding the night before. The buffet looked ok but we were really wanting more of a 'brunch' type selection, which you can order off the menu after 11, but it's all lunch/dinner options, no breakfast....More

Thank CulinaryExplorer50
Sandra W, Manager at Threadgill's World Headquarters, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you. I m sending your review to Chef.

Reviewed 15 September 2017

I had the broiled catfish with squash and my wife had collard greens, squash and cowboy caviar. Everything was as good as I remembered (it has been over a year since we have been in town to eat there). The collard greens were just like...More

Thank meformby
Sandra W, Manager at Threadgill's World Headquarters, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you. So happy to hear that you enjoyed yourself.

Reviewed 22 August 2017

We dropped in for an early dinner and were welcomed with great food and service. Chicken Fried Steak was better than average.

Thank Carol B
Sandra W, Manager at Threadgill's World Headquarters, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you. Threadgills loves hearing that you had a good time.

Reviewed 18 August 2017

Stopped in for a late lunch with my granddaughters on a recent visit to Austin. I always try to eat at Threadgill's when I am in Austin. They have a great selection of entrees, but I usually get the five item vegetable plate, since it...More

Thank Billy S
Sandra W, Manager at Threadgill's World Headquarters, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you so much!!!

Reviewed 16 August 2017

Excellent daily specials, some a tad spicy for my Midwestern palate. Quality service as well as quick. Another iconic location in Austin, we visit annually with daughter and son in law. Fried green tomatoes!!!

Thank codepat
Sandra W, Manager at Threadgill's World Headquarters, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you!!! Looking forward to seeing you soon.

Reviewed 8 August 2017

Ate here on a recent trip to Austin because my husband was interested in the history of the place. We both tried the "world famous" chicken fried steak, but it did not taste all that great. Overall, the food was "OK", but nothing spectacular in...More

Thank TxTraveler7997
Sandra W, Manager at Threadgill's World Headquarters, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

If you find something that you don’t like ask your server for help.

Reviewed 1 August 2017

Had an early dinner before the bat viewing cruise, this location is great for that. This was my first time, my son recommended it. The service was very good, i asked the wait person about the liver and onions, in my whole life only Luby's...More

Thank Drew C
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Joann C
30 September 2016|
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Response from Mandy H | Reviewed this property |
I can't remember if I saw a dog there or not. Austin is a dog-friendly town. I would call them and ask.
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Hi! Sorry I sure don't. I would check with the restaurant. Enjoy
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 25
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 301 W Riverside Dr, Austin, TX 78704-1226
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin>  > South Austin
  • Neighbourhood: South Austin
  • Phone Number: +1 512-472-9304
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Description
Howdy strangers and neighbors, Welcome to Threadgill's. We hope to have something for everyone. Scroll around and find out the daily food specials, who is playing live at either location and order our cookbook, t-shirts or other merchandise. You can plan to have your next party, business meeting or rehearsal dinner surrounded by great food and hospitality at Threadgill's. Check out the menu for eating in, take out or catering. If you are so inclined you can read about our history and contribution to Austin's great food and music scene. Enjoy, and we'll see you soon!
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