Austin's Woodfire Grille - Brecksville
Austin's Woodfire Grille - Brecksville

Austin's Woodfire Grille - Brecksville

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.austinsrestaurants.com/
  • Phone: 4405461003x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Brunch: Sunday : 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM; Lunch: Daily: 11:00 AM - 4: PM; Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 4:00 PM - 9:30 PM, Friday - Saturday: 4:00 PM - 10:00 PM, Sunday: 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: American, Steakhouse
  • Executive Chef: Raffaele Domenico Rescina
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: We cater parties of 40 to 400 people.
  • Private Party Facilities: Our dining rooms offer groups of up to 50 people with their own personal menu and service
  • Private Party Contact: Phil Skoczen 4405461003x

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Rt.21 and Rt. 82
  • Parking: Public Lot
A word from Austin's Woodfire Grille - Brecksville
Austin's Woodfire Grille is located directly across from Heinen's in the heart of Brecksville. At Austin's, we've been cooking the old fashioned way since 1994. We start with the freshest ingredients we can find, delivered to our kitchen each day of the week. We make everything on our menu from scratch, every day. We grill over hardwood, not gas, the way that it was a long time ago. It may not be the fastest or least expensive way to do business, but for us, it is the only way. We want each meal you enjoy with us to be a memorable and delicious one; so we work hard preparing each dish to order, smoking ribs and brisket, filleting fresh fish, hand cutting steaks, preparing homemade soups daily and baking our fresh breads and desserts. It’s a difference you can taste and one we hope you will keep coming back for. At Austin's, everything we do, we do because our customers deserve it. We will always insist on a level of service and quality that helps us deserve you.
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerNeigborhood Gem
  • Diners' Choice WinnerAmerican
Austin's Woodfire Grille - Brecksville reviews from OpenTable diners
34 reviews since May 25, 2014
Overall Rating4.5
  • Food4.4
    Service4.5
  • Ambiance4.3
    Noise LevelModerate
93% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
neighborhood gem (29)good for groups (13)special occasion (11)fit for foodies (9)great for lunch (9)vibrant bar scene (4)great for brunch (4)kid-friendly (3)notable wine list (2)romantic (1)hot spot (1)great for outdoor dining (1)late-night find (1)Show More
  • Fine steakhouse dining
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/19/2014
    Wonderful setting with steak house decor of wood panels and iron, well kept and polished. Greeted promptly by respectful staff who never referred to us as "you guys" rather "Miss and Sir." Checked on frequently. Appetizers and soups brought promptly as well as delightful corn muffins and bread. Special request for garlic related allergy handled professionally and food was served just at the right time, Calamari delightful as served polynesian style, crab cakes with aoli paired tastefully and French Onion soups tastefull with well-carmelized onions and robust stock not laden with salt. Salads were not water-drenched; crisp and full of market vegetables with taste. Filets, lobsters and crab cakes prepared to order. Desserts to go, mmm.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great bsns dinner location
    regulardiner
    Dined on 9/17/2014
    Excellent choice for an informal business meeting, prior to an evening presentation to a group of 50 at a different location. Menu was quite varied in spite of the steakhouse image. My group was ethnically diverse, so have diverse dietary preferences. Austin's menu contained abundant opportunities for all. The quality of both the service and food were excellent. We have used Austin's in the past, and will continue to patronize it in the future for our small gatherings.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great Experience
    LynnA
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    Our first time at Austin's in Brecksville was a great experience. We enjoyed the food, service and ambiance! Thank you - we will definitely be back soon!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 9/3/2014
    Great varied menu. Food was very good. I'll go back.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great Food & Service
    Cher
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    Thoroughly enjoyed our dinner. Filet mignon cooked perfectly. Delicious side vegetables. Shrimp Fettuccine excellent. Serving was quite large, however we wish there were more than only 4 large shrimp. What really made our visit enjoyable was the exceptional service! Shawna was very attentive and personable. We were concerned that service might be slow because a large party was seated about the same time we were seated. But the worry was unnecessary. She did a wonderful job.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Anniversary Dinner
    JSLoveFood
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    This was our first visit to Austin's Woodfire Grille. The restaurant was tucked away and a little difficult to find. The service and the food was very good but not exceptional. My wife ordered the New York Strip and I chose a Shrimp & Crab Cake Meal. Her steak was prepared perfectly. The seafood in my opinion was good but didn't warrant the price tag.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Nice liesurely dinner with friend
    jaybecky
    Dined on 8/6/2014
    Met here to plan an upcoming vacation with my gf. Excellent food, good decor, quiet enough so we could talk. I'm sure we'll be back again!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 7/31/2014
    Never had a bad meal here. We totally enjoy the stuffed crab mushrooms and have been on the menu for years and always get better. This is my son's favorite place and we have been going there since I believe they were in business. He is now 28.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Austin's a must
    ChicagoVIP
    Dined on 7/10/2014
    Whenever we are in town we come to Austin's for the great food, service and the best COSMOS!!!!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Delayed Father's Day Celebration
    Daughter
    Dined on 6/28/2014
    Excellent service and food Dad really enjoyed his meal
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Happy Diners
    OpenTable Diner Since 2005
    Dined on 6/21/2014
    As always, great food, great service at reasonable prices.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Austin's Woodfire Grille
    gramto4
    Dined on 6/4/2014
    Great food and great service! Wait staff very friendly and efficient. Would recommend to others.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great experience.
    funnight
    Dined on 5/28/2014
    Food was wonderful and priced right. Waiter was very attentive. After reading some of the reviews I was leary, but am glad we made the reservation. It was a very enjoyable experience.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 21 ratings-only reviews submitted since May 25, 2014
    • Overall Rating4.4
    • Food4.2
    • Ambiance4.2
    • Service4.3
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The following 167 reviews are from the Austin's Woodfire Grille - Brecksville reviews archive.
  • Dinner at Austin's in Brecksville
    Jeff
    Dined on 5/24/2014
    Outstanding food and service, our waiter was friendly and informative about the house specials. The bread was out of this world and the wood fired steaks were delicious.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wonderful
    clevelander
    Dined on 5/18/2014
    We ate at Austins on a Sunday night for dinner. We had the Calamari which had an Asian flare, four main items, dessert and cocktails. Everything was exceptional, made from scratch, hot, and delicious.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great time
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 5/11/2014
    Great food. Great service. Can't ask for anything better!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food
    MelissaVIP
    Dined on 5/10/2014
    We started our dining experience with bread, which included corn bread along with a wonderful crusted bread. I had salad, and my husband had the smoked chicken corn chowder which was out of this world. Overall our dining experience was good. We will definitely be back!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Dad's 85th Birthday
    Daughter
    Dined on 5/3/2014
    Dad choose Austin's to celebrate his 85th birthday. My parents feel very comfortable there. The staff always makes them feel welcome. They enjoy the food. Once again, Dad's expectations were meet. Thank you
    Special Features:
    Fit For Foodies, Good for Groups, special occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Vibrant Bar Scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Easter Dinner
    Randi
    Dined on 4/20/2014
    This was a great spot for Easter dinner. Not too crowded. Great Ambiance. This place is a step or two above Outback in both price and quality but not a Flemings or Ruth Chris (in price or quality).
    Special Features:
    Kid-Friendly
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • One of our Favorites
    Markat
    Dined on 4/12/2014
    Our go to place for every impromptu dinner. We love the food, the manager is friendly and cordial. Great place for a party or just a nice evening out.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Quiet Thurs dinner
    ToddVIP
    Dined on 3/20/2014
    Overall, had a nice dinner. It was quieter than expected because not many people there. Love the scallops appetizer. Had the seared tuna which was too peppery, but still pretty good.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good Food, Great Service
    Sarah
    Dined on 3/15/2014
    The food at Austin's was very good. Two of us had the prime rib, which was cooked to our liking. Another diner in our group had the strip steak, which she enjoyed, and my husband had the ribs, which were delicious. The service was fantastic, and we would definitely go back.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Business Lunch
    HappyStatz
    Dined on 3/11/2014
    The food was good, and the service was good. We had a nice time and really prefer to have most of our client lunch meetings at Austins.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great dinner
    SROBBVIP
    Dined on 3/8/2014
    Dinner and service very good. Will definitely go back.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Date Night Dining
    DateKnight
    Dined on 2/21/2014
    My wife and I were very pleasd with the service, food, and atmosphere. Thank you Austin's Woodfire Grille!
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Still Undecided
    lesha
    Dined on 2/15/2014
    My husband and I went to Austin's for Valentine's day weekend. The service was horrible! We had to change our reservation time to a later date and once we arrived on time, we still had to wait. The staff hardly acknowledged us and never once greeted us in a friendly manner. This was our first time going to this place so I expected a litte bit more professionalism. Some of the waitresses had on regular clothes and the place was a little bit off. It was very noisy and like i said the staff didnt pay us any attention until everyone almost cleared out the place. Our appetizer came AFTER our entree as well.
    Special Features:
    late-night find, kid-friendly
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Main entrée very good. Disappointed
    mrron
    Dined on 2/14/2014
    Main entrée very good. Disappointed in Austin salads which were warm and not at all crispy. Everything else was good. Service slow, probably due to Valentine's Day crowd. Salad served at same time as main entrée. Overall, it was enjoyable but not the best.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • We loved our dinner. Thanks
    POLARBEAR
    Dined on 2/14/2014
    We loved our dinner. Thanks open table. One note to the chef. My guests all loved their dishes: 2 surf and turf, one sirloin. I had the seared tuna and I was disappointed with the wasabi sauce and sesame soy dips. They were both very bland and I had to have our server bring out a tangy orange-colored sauce and a barbecue sauce that both helped saved the dish. The mixed vegetable medley and onions and mushroom dishes were excellent. Please contact me if you would like to discuss. Thanks again for a great evening, we will be back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good food, HVAC needs adjusting
    John
    Dined on 2/8/2014
    The food at Austin's is consistently very good. The choice of two side dishes is a little off because all but the vegetable are starches. I like coming to Austin's, but the heating and air conditioning system sometimes makes my visits unpleasant. I usually find the restaurant too cold and drafty. That was again the case on this visit.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Austin steak.
    Blackbear
    Dined on 2/4/2014
    Cut of steak was great. Taste and size. Looked crowded, but once inside... was roomy and spacious. Was noisy. Just right for a couple to enjoy.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, romantic, notable wine list, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Food
    Cruiser
    Dined on 2/1/2014
    Great food, 5 star quality. Represented within my party were dishes including steak, seafood, and pasta (with steak in it), and all the dishes were outstanding. The food was served VERY fast, and cooked to order. Appetizers rocked. Ambiance cannot be beat.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, special occasion, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Birthday Celebration
    Daughter
    Dined on 2/1/2014
    It was my friends first time at Austins. They were impressed with the quality of the meal and the service. We shall return.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, vibrant bar scene, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good overall, but a bit loud
    grzg
    Dined on 1/31/2014
    Good food and service, but a little too loud for conversation.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Nice neighborhood steakhouse.
    kab1120
    Dined on 1/18/2014
    We have dined at Austin's many times and always enjoy our experience. I had a taste for a nice steak and was able to snag a reservation for four on a Saturday night via Open Table. (We had made last minute plans to see a movie and could not chance walking-in somewhere.) Everything was great - from my "Crown Jewel" martini to the petite filet and grilled shrimp I devoured! Austin's never disappoints.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Nice ambiance
    ronpat
    Dined on 12/31/2013
    The fireplace room is very cozy, especially on a cold winter night like the night we visited. The wedge salad and thick cut parmesan potato wedges were excellent. We both had ribeye steaks which were good but not better than we have had elsewhere. Our server Nicki was excellent. Very friendly and prompt, even though it was busy.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • New Years Eve
    TASS
    Dined on 12/31/2013
    We made reservations more than 6 weeks prior to New Years Eve 2013 for 18 people. I called twice after that to eliminate 4 guests and the second time to confirm our reservation. Never, during any of my conversations with the reservation coordinator, was I told that there was a 2 hr. dining window. When we arrived, we were told as we were seated, that we should look the limited menu over and order because they were going to strictly enforce a 2 hr dining experience. I said I wasn't told that on the phone. The waiter said that there were 300 reservations and everyone would have to eat and leave. Our entire party will be moving to another venue next year. Needless to say - VERY DISAPPOINTED!!!
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Austin's A Gem In Brecksville
    Patti
    Dined on 12/27/2013
    Had a fabulous experience at this wonderful restaurant last Friday. There to celebrate a co-worker's retirement. From the great welcome, to our fantastic service by Michelle, to the delicious food, we four could not be happier. Despite the two hour drive from our home in Pittsburgh, I'd return to this wonderful restaurant any time!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, vibrant bar scene, great for brunch, neighborhood gem, great for lunch, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Well Worth the Money
    TheFinickyFoodie
    Dined on 12/7/2013
    My favorite things: lower noise level; tender barbecued chicken; exceptional tasting Chardonnay; bread with a soft texture, substantial but mild taste and a crunchy crust and a nicely attentive waiter. We'll be back!
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, scenic view, late-night find, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Austin Review
    Fergy
    Dined on 11/30/2013
    Most important was seating as guests arrived. We were able to enjoy drinks and conversation from that moment. Service was prompt. Server was friendly. Presentation of dinners were appealing to the eye. All of our party were pleased with all phases of the experience.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, romantic, great for lunch, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • 4 Stars for Austin's
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 11/16/2013
    Austin's has always had good food (especially the soups) and good service, and did not disappoint on this visit. The grouper sandwich with very crispy fries and creamy cole slaw were very tasty. I will be back.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.