Bob's Steak and Chop House - Austin
Bob's Steak and Chop House - Austin

Bob's Steak and Chop House - Austin

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.bobs-steakandchop.com/
  • Phone: 512-222-2627x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Dinner:
    Monday - Tuesday; 4:30pm to 10pm
    Wednesday - Thursday: 4:30pm to 11pm
    Friday - Saturday: 4:30pm - Midnight
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Carte Blanche,Diners Club,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Steak, Seafood, Steakhouse
  • Executive Chef: Gustavo Ibarra
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cigar Room, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Late Night, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Private Room, Smoking Area, Smoking Area (patio only), Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar

Getting there

  • Cross Street: 3rd
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: $10.00 Valet parking by Hospitality Parking. Street Parking & Public Parking nearby
A word from Bob's Steak and Chop House - Austin
A word from Bob's Steak & Chop House - Austin


Bob's Steak & Chop House is ranked as one the top steakhouses in the country. USDA Prime Beef seasoned and broiled perfectly. On top of that, the salads are huge, the shrimp are monsters and the bread is to die for. Our service is experienced, the wine list is extensive and the drinks stiff. If you're not a regular already, come by and let us prove why we're so proud of what we do.

Bob's Steak & Chop House
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Ambiance
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Food
Bob's Steak and Chop House - Austin reviews from OpenTable diners
104 reviews since May 25, 2014
Overall Rating4.6
  • Food4.7
    Service4.7
  • Ambiance4.5
    Noise LevelModerate
95% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (80)notable wine list (49)romantic (48)good for groups (30)fit for foodies (28)great for outdoor dining (17)vibrant bar scene (16)hot spot (14)scenic view (11)late-night find (9)neighborhood gem (8)kid-friendly (2)great for lunch (2)great for brunch (1)Show More
  • Amazing food
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    Bob's came to me as a recommendation from a friend who recently visited Austin. I was in town for a bachelorette party and went to Bobs with a group of 9 girls. The staff was very accommodating and on top of everything, my water never went empty! The food was amazing
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great restaurant
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    Great food, excellent service and nice ambiance. The rib eye and sea bass entrees were cooked to perfection. Nice bar on top roof.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The Best
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 9/19/2014
    You think a place named so simple or whatever your impression of the name "Bobs" wouldn't be as good as it is. Or maybe you think - "why even bother going in" If you don't go in you miss THE BEST filet in Austin. Plus you and your date or group will love the carrots and bartender Shawn is The real deal.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • It's Not Just Another Steakhouse
    kc25
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    My boyfriend and I came here for a quiet, romantic dinner, and it was a wonderful experience! The drinks were stiff, the filet mignon was tender (and out of this world), and the service was beyond exceptional. We requested Ish Cavazos, and we could not have asked for a better waiter. He was very attentive, warm, and an absolute natural at delivering his knowledge of the menus. What a great place! We will definitely be coming back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, kid-friendly, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • great steaks
    ellenVIP
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    the food was fantastic. the dining area is dark, cold, uninviting. Very different ambiance, service and noise level at the bar outside... we don't recommend the main dining room.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Birthday celebrations
    ElvisCat
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    We ate inside and then went to the roof for a drink. It was a lovely night to b outside overlooking Lavaca.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, scenic view, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Staple Steakhouse
    Rugbygod
    Dined on 9/11/2014
    Always great food and service. Good place for business, nice evening with friends but still an edgy crowd. Good see and be seen steakhouse. Nice break from typical Austin hippie crowd.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • So disappointed
    OptimusPrimeRib
    Dined on 9/11/2014
    I would consider myself a big foodie, with major emphasis on great steak. I've had great $10 steaks and I've had great $100 steaks. I read a TON of reviews and was really looking forward to enjoying my first "Texas" steak. My meal at Bob's was VERY disappointing. My "prime" rib eye was grisly, with huge chunks of fat taking up half the steak and hardly any of it was marbled throughout. My roasted potatoes were only half cooked, and tasted like re-heated microwaved potatoes. And the "vegetable" was just a giant impenetrable carrot dropped on the center of the plate. At $57.00 for the meal, I feel like I was robbed. The service was great, but I don't go out to eat for great service. I will NOT be returning.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Bob's never disappoints!
    ATXwinoVIP
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    Went yesterday afternoon at 4:30 for an early dinner before going to the UT football game. The food was great, the service impeccable, and the ambiance superb! You cannot go wrong with Bob's for a great dinner - they do everything right!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Grandpa's birthday outing
    Grandpas70th
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    The Austin restaurant is special to us, as was the one in Dallas. Great for a special occasion, and lives up to celebrating a special event. Food and service is outstanding.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • foodonista
    winedivvaVIP
    Dined on 9/3/2014
    Although our waiter was knowledgeable he was not quite up to par compared to others at high end Austin restaurants. It was more his personality or lack thereof that made for less than stellar service. My steak, the small filet, was cooked perfectly but honestly that humongous carrot in the middle of the plate was less than appetizing. This place is good for business people but not really a place I would return to with a date or for a special occasion.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Birthday celebration
    J0diner
    Dined on 8/28/2014
    One of the best dining experiences. Service was excellent. Food was great
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Outstanding Steak & Service except.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 8/27/2014
    The steak was outstanding, excellent cut, very good rub, perfectly cooked(Delicious taste, Char-ed, but not burned, on the outside, juicy and very soft in the inside, and little fat; Perfect!! Wine selection is great from every part of the world, averaging $80-$1000 a bottle. However, we were very disappointed with our selection of the Spanish Cabernet Sauvignon. Caesar salad and side of Spinach were ok. The service was impeccable and top notch. Perfect!! Ambiance is class, medium lighting, warm, quiet. Very good!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, late-night find, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Geat Meat
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 8/25/2014
    Our party had both steaks and chops all of which were excellent.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great Experience
    ScatchMcGowzer
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    This was one of the best dining experiences I've had in a while. The service and food were phenomenal. We will definitely be returning.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • mixed opinion
    JupieVIP
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    The food was excellent but very pricey. Our waiter was awesome and very attentive - water was refilled with every sip. I was disappointed with the wine list. Cheap wines (in my home state) were at least $99. If you want a good wine, expect to pay! They even charged for parking... enjoyable except for the price.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Superb!
    TomD
    Dined on 8/14/2014
    From the service to the food everything wa amazing especially our waiter Edward and the management staff Patrick. Everyone knew it was my sons bday and made it special! The wine special was amazing as well!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A most enjoyable evening
    JimF
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    From the moment we arrive until we left, the evening was perfect. The waiter, Clarence, was friendly and very helpful. The food, both fish and steak, was cooked perfection. The wine list was extensive. We will definitely return for another wonderful evening. This restaurant is a gem.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fantastic
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 8/7/2014
    Food and service were exceptional. Our waiter did a great job recommending dishes to go with our diners' interests. The filet was one of the 2 best I have ever had.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Best Steak ever...
    johns
    Dined on 8/7/2014
    The Prime Rib Eye was literally the best I have ever had. The bone in prime was was perfectly cooked, medium rare, and beautifully presented. Lobester bisque was better than any I've had in New England. Very pricey but made for a special occasion.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good, but disappointed.
    Summertime
    Dined on 8/5/2014
    The service and ambience was excellent, as good as any place in Austin. Very disappointed with my steak, 9 oz. filet. Perhaps my expectations were too high. Slightly undercooked and not as tender as a filet should be. Crab cake appetizer was excellent.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great Roof Top Bar
    Bback
    Dined on 8/4/2014
    After dinner be sure to make your way to the Outdoor Roof Top Bar Area - Great views of the Austin Skyline
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • I've been dreaming about my steak
    RobertDean
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    My wife and I sat on the roof Saturday night for her 31st birthday. We shared a few drinks prior to our dinner, and enjoyed the laid back atmosphere of the rooftop seating. Our drinks were prepared perfectly, and our server was exceptionally attentive, despite being busy. Our steaks were the absolute picture of perfection. I cannot exclaim enough how delicious they were. The mac and cheese, as well as the smashed potatoes were perfect side dishes while enjoying the exceptional crust seared on the steaks. I'd refer anyone who comes to Austin, or is just looking for a great dinner to make this a must do on their food list.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great dining and atmosphere.
    Rhostam
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    This particular visit mirrors my first, except it was for my birthday and I was surrounded by family and dined indoors. The hostess and FoH manager were courteous as expected, and said that whether at the bar or upstairs, they would come get us when our table was ready (I made reservations but the table before us was taking longer than expected - we were early so it was a non-issue). In about 15 minutes, long enough to enjoy a nice drink under the misters upstairs, our table was ready. Our waiter, Christian, was not only knowledgeable, but quirky, and very on point. The meal was fantastic, the drinks were well made, and the ambience was great. If you're wanting to try something new and enjoy steak (or surf), then stop by Bob's.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, late-night find, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Anticlimactic
    TerryVIP
    Dined on 7/29/2014
    Went to Bobs to celebrate my 50th Birthday with the expectation that it would be an opportunity for my wife and I to kick back and have a low key evening to spend some time together. Though the service was prompt and our waiter was very proficient in managing the table... The kitchen went south on our order. My wife's order came out fine... mine was clearly somebody else's plate. When I asked the waiter what he submitted on the ticket.. his order was right... the kitchen just got it wrong. Unfortunately when they re-fired my steak... they did it hastily; the steak didn't have ample time to rest and it being a NY Strip, it bled out when I cut into it and it came out much tougher than I suspect they would have hoped. Yea well...
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Where has Bob been all my life?
    ZipgurlVIP
    Dined on 7/29/2014
    I know this restaurant has been in Austin for a few years, but it was just this week that I had an opportunity to go there. Reservations were easy - and I even got an advance call to find out exactly what I was looking for. They kept my reservation downstairs in the event the rooftop bar was full. I arrived early and found a great table on the rooftop where they serve a full meal. While they mixed up the order of my dining companion, two people came to our table and apologized, offering a round of drinks for the inconvenience. The Dirty Bob Martini with blue cheese olives was fantastic. My filet mignon was cooked perfectly. I've been looking for a new place to go for a happy hour that might also turn into a dinner and this is it!
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Bob's Steak and Chop House- Austin
    JinxandPrice
    Dined on 7/24/2014
    Great dinner. Fantastic service. Food and wine was outstanding.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The Rooftop was perfect!
    FoodyVIP
    Dined on 7/21/2014
    First time on the roof seeing the new misters they installed up there. The Service was great, the food was great and it was 95 degrees outside.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, scenic view, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2008VIP
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    Service very, very slow, wine order mixed up with another table, wrong salads brought out, entres warm at best, took waiter over five minutes to bring toppings for baked potato, steak extremely salty, took valet 15 minutes to get car and we were only ones waiting. At these prices, service and food should be much better. Going back to Eddie V's next time
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Birthday party
    50andstillgoing
    Dined on 7/18/2014
    I took my husband here for his 50th birthday. We all had a great time. The food was amazing and our waitress Julia-Anne took very good care of us. Everyone wished my husband a Happy Birthday. It was truly a memorable time.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Also great fod and service!
    LarryDavis
    Dined on 7/17/2014
    I have had dinner here numerous times and I have never had anything but a great experience!
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Outstanding!
    AmylouVIP
    Dined on 7/16/2014
    Once again, Bob's has delivered! We dined there last night and thoroughly enjoyed the bacon wrapped shrimp appetizer along with filet, baked potato, wedge salad (yum!) and of course, the wonderful glazed carrot. Nick, our waiter worked his magic and made our evening so special. Thanks!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Loved it!
    Honeypearl
    Dined on 7/12/2014
    a wonderful evening! the halibut was to die for and the lobster mac & cheese... oh my! the waiter and the atmosphere were very charming...would go back anytime.
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Outstanding!
    Brian
    Dined on 7/7/2014
    My friend and I were staying at the W Hotel last week on our visit to Austin. My friend was visiting from DC and wanted a "good Texas steak" so we decided to make an early reservation for Bob's, which is right across the street from the hotel. We sat at the bar and were blown away with the attentive service we received from Sean, the gentlemen tending bar that evening. Cliff, the sommelier, was spot-on with his description of the wine we ultimately chose. Only regret of te trip is not making it back for a second dinner during our stay in Austin.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent Service, Classic Meal
    titotito
    Dined on 7/5/2014
    I knew we made the right choice for a romantic evening away from the kids when we entered the restaurant, and were promptly led to a nice booth away from the door, within view of the bar. The old flags everywhere are very cool. The table-side pickles and sweet peppers are quite nice touches. We ordered the lobster bisque, the tomahawk, and the lobster & shrimp mac, latter two both excellent and available as specials. The bisque was the best of this variety I've experience - very creamy and rich, and the lobster still sung with some still juicy pieces floating a midst the creamy goodness. The steak was cooked well, and the aged "wagyu" flavor was pronounced. The service was exception and the server knew everything inside and out.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Awesome Experience
    McDinersVIP
    Dined on 7/4/2014
    This was our first time to Bob's but certainly not our last. They seated us in a cozy corner booth. It felt very private. The service was great. Very attentive and accommodating. Our wedge salads were so fresh and tasty. They offered to split the 16 oz Filet Mignon for us since we like our meat prepared differently and they were PERFECTION! The asparagus were tender and the green beans were cooked with a glaze unlike we ever had before. (Our waiter even offered to get the recipe for us. How cool is that?) Sooo good with every course. Can't wait to go back.
    Special Features:
    romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Awesome!!
    lovie
    Dined on 7/4/2014
    I reserved the 5:00 slot for an early romantic Independence Day dinner with my husband. Although we were the only ones there our waiter Marc was just great, very pleasant and knowledgable of the menu and very attentive but not overly attentive. We were able to take our time and not fill rushed when the evening guest started arriving. The Porter House Steak & Chops were seasoned very well and just delicious. We are already planning our next visit (next month 😋).
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Tomahawk steak is not to be missed
    BigtexashairVIP
    Dined on 6/27/2014
    We ordered the tomahawk steak and split it between the two of us, beautiful steak, so tasty. Our service was sensational and the wine list was big, had many selections of Port which is not common. We ordered the key lime pie and it was delectably tangy.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • CAN'T STOP RAVING
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 6/27/2014
    I was referred to Bobs by a friend for the good food and the ambiance and must say I wasn't disappointed. The inside dinning looked very romantic, we ate on the rooftop overlooking downtown. Each of us enjoyed our appetizer & meals, the pork chop and the steak were tender and seasoned to perfection. Our waitress Whitley was very attentive. I have nothing but good things to say.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Perfection on every level!
    HoustonPartyofTwo
    Dined on 6/27/2014
    From the moment we walked they the door we knew we found a gem. The hostest we waiting to open the door and guided us to a dimly lit table. Perfect to set the romantic mood! The fresh bread was amazing and all drinks are a double, "bobs standard"! Our wait or Sean was very attentive and hilarious! Before our meal arrived we were greeted and thanked by the manager for our visit. Nice touch! We order the specials which were bacon wrapped shrimp stuffed with montery Jack cheese and a 28 oz tomahawk steak. I drooled when both items arrived.... Hands down the steak was the best I've ever had, seriously!! The taste, the texture and it was cooked to perfection!! It wasn't a cheap meal but was by far worth every calorie and penny!!!
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, scenic view, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.