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Z'Tejas Southwestern Grill

#125 of 3,050 Restaurants in Austin
Certificate of Excellence
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Mexican, Southwestern, Gluten Free Options
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1110 W Sixth St, Austin, TX 78703 (N. Lamar Blvd.)
+1 512-478-5355
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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30 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

After asking for a waiter after over 5 minutes, we ordered our favorite dish--jerk chicken salad, dressing on side. Mine came out with a bunch of sauce, none on my husband's--never had sauce on this before. Salad greens were brown and wilted. Chicken was cold. Not at all good. Manager took off our bill and was very nice. Stopped in... More 

Thank Amypickyeater
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped for Happy Hour and loved the food, service and atmosphere. Thanks Aaron for all of the information on the area. We enjoyed visiting with you. The Grilled shrimp & Guacamole tostada bites were delicious.

Thank Kathy C
Reston, VA
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70 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband & I went to dinner here with my daughter & her husband based on my daughter's recommendation. Everyone's meal was delish. The service was excellent. We'll definitely return.

Thank Maura5
Magnolia, Texas
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food was blah and tasteless and a complete embarrassment to proper Mexican food. This was, by far, the worst Spanish rice I've ever eaten. They couldn't even get the chips right as some were stale, some were stale or way under-cooked and they were all mixed together. The food was cold and the service was slow. Drinks were good when... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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89 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

My sisters and I loved our brunch here while visiting Austin. Great service, delicious drinks, and tasty food. I had the barbacoa breakfast tacos and they were delicious. The quesadilla and scrambles my sisters had also looked (and tasted per the opinions) amazing. Food prices were good, drink prices a little high for brunch.

Thank SaltWaterGal79
Columbus, Georgia
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552 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

A relatively small menu with a wide variety of dishes - truly something for everyone. I had the mushroom enchiladas - their signature dish and it was outstanding. The skillet cornbread with honey butter was excellent as well. A cup of tortilla soup rounded everything out. Great meal, great service and cold beer!

Thank Ge0rgiaPil0t
Mumbai, India
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35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

Loved the food, the service was great. It was not as crowded as one would expect it to be on a weekend but I'd blame the weather for it. The queso and guac were excellent. The food was great. The highlight was definitely the loaded frozen margarita

Thank nm2149
Clarksville, Maryland
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75 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016

I was walking by and stopped by in for lunch. The service was friendly and the food was good. We sat outside on the patio and it was quite pleasant. A great place if you're in the mood for this type of food.

Thank jss697
Houston, Texas
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70 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

This WAS a wonderful place and still has some of the good old charm. But much is changing here and it seems it's not what it used to be. The food is good and the atmosphere is relaxing but it can be cramped and noisy too. Come during "off hours" to be able to appreciate the best it has to... More 

Thank RushingOrchid
Suffolk, Virginia
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100 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

We decided to try this for dinner after arriving on a late evening flight. We arrived in enough time to be seated and served. We tried the shrimp tostada bites as an appetizer. This was absolutely wonderful and I could have just had this for the main course. I had the chicken artichoke and mushroom as the main course as... More 

Thank SouthernBelleByBirth

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 10
Mexican, Southwestern, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
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: 1110 W Sixth St, Austin, TX 78703
    (N. Lamar Blvd.)
  • Public Transportation: We are located on the north side W. 6th Street just west of N. Lamar Blvd. between Baylor Street and Blnaco Street.
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 512-478-5355
This is where it all started - the original Z'Tejas. We converted it from a turn-of-the-century Victorian house, preserving as much of its Old Austin Character as possible. Today, our cozy nooks and patios are part of the 6th Street legend.Live music plays every Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 6PM-10PM.

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