Great food and service
Great food, people from out of town really enjoyed it. The staff was wonderful and the complimentary valet parking is a great service.
4/16/2013 4:00:00 PM
I was happy for the Gluten free and vegetarian options the menu. Our waiter was wonderful. Not very good hostesses!
4/18/2013 4:00:00 PM
Celebrated the wife's birthday here with our adult children. Beautiful evening to sit outside on the front patio. I'd rate it as quiet except for the occasional loud vehicles on nearby 6th St. Excellent food, lots of choices on the menu with unique and strong flavors, reasonably priced, good and creative margaritas (e.g., jalapeno), convenient location, casual vibe, and valet parking!
4/27/2013 4:00:00 PM
Mother's Day brunch
Booking a reservation online was very easy. Food was wonderful, waiting staff was in full force and courteous. The outside music was a little loud, but overall it was a great time for my family.
5/10/2013 4:00:00 PM
Not your typical menu. All
Not your typical menu. All dishes are unique and tasty, hard to decide what to order because everything is GREAT
5/11/2013 4:00:00 PM
Dinner before going to nearby theatre. Prompt attention. Familiar menu. Good old. Good and fast service so we got to theatre with enough time.
5/16/2013 4:00:00 PM
Went here for a small birthday dinner and loved everything about the night! Great margaritas, queso and salsa were delicious. We had fish tacos and chicken quesadillas - both of which were fabulous. Ended the night with an incredible chocolate cake for the birthday girl! Would definitely recommend this place and will be going back in the future!
5/17/2013 4:00:00 PM
The Open Table system for securing a reservation during the UT-Austin graduation weekend went smoothly. I received follow-up emails and a confirmation phone call from Z'Tejas about 1 1/2 hours before our reservation. I appreciated this and the assurance that we would have a table for our important family event. They helped with the cake that we brought and were very gracious all around.
5/17/2013 4:00:00 PM
Table for 9 on graduation day!
Great lunch to celebrate UT graduation. Grandad ordered his food without the spicy flavor that the rest of us enjoyed! Thanks open table for helping us find this fun spot! We loved the chips n queso and chopped salad!
5/17/2013 4:00:00 PM
Always a good time
My husband and I go to Z Tejas quite a bit. They have an amazing steak as well as great margaritas
5/23/2013 4:00:00 PM
Love it but food was off
Z'Tejas has kept my family coming back for years for all our special occasions. It feels warm and casual, but there is something ever so slightly elegant in the air that is very hard to explain; you can be dressed to the nines or in shorts. I love Z'Tejas, don't we all! BUT, sad to report that the food the other night disappointed, and in the past it has always been fabulous. For example, the steak salad's usual tender & delicious sliced steak had been replaced with a cut of meat closer to chopped beef in both taste and texture. I was hosting guests for a graduation celebration so did not feel it was the time to comment. My guests had a great time and service was very good, but not one single comment of foodie delight was expressed.
5/30/2013 4:00:00 PM
Food and wait staff were great, only problem was that we asked for a quiet place and got seated next to two different paties of 6 that seemed to be compleating with each as to who could be loudest.
6/4/2013 4:00:00 PM
Z'Tejas with Sis from Williamsburg
The food was great! The wait staff was wonderful! Valet parking easy and we loved it! The table where we were seated was right next to the entrance which wasn't particularly scenic but the traffic wasn't a problem and the service was prompt and excellent. Can't wait to go back. It's a bit loud.
6/5/2013 4:00:00 PM
Great Fun and Great Dining
Love Z-Tejas. Go here frequently to include entertaining clients here.
6/12/2013 4:00:00 PM
Z'Tejas never disappoints. Attentive wait staff, incredible salsa, and quality food that is served quickly.
6/17/2013 12:00:00 AM
Food was outstanding..our server was friendly and attentive...the ambiance was terrific...will definitely come back next time we are in Austin..
7/3/2013 12:00:00 AM
Wonderful food and service!
We really enjoyed this place. The service was just fantastic, and despite how busy it was, our meals came in a very timely manner. The food was excellent - a slight designer spin on southwestern cuisine, but nicely balanced and very tasty. We'd recommend it to anyone visiting Austin, and if we're back this way, we'll definitely return.
7/4/2013 4:00:00 PM
Yummy as always
Every time Z'Tejas changes their menu, i'm so sad to see my favorites go, but then i always find a new favorite! Chorizo-egg skillet was delicious!!!!
7/13/2013 12:00:00 AM
Great Place, Food and Service
Z'Tejas on 6th has never disappointed me. The food is always delicious and the service is always great! I really like the feel of the old house with the various rooms/sections. This is the first time I've used OpenTable to make a reservation. I was happy to see that the hostess was aware of it when I arrived. I will definitely use OpenTable again and will definitely continue to enjoy Z'Tejas on 6th.
7/16/2013 12:00:00 AM
Running late and frazzeled.
The four of us met to go to dinner. I had made reservations for 6PM so we could eat and make it downtown for an 8PM show. I was delayed in traffice and when we arrived at Z'Tejas our table had been claimed by someone with my last name. That party then decided they were at the wrong place so my reservation was cancelled. In spite of the complications, we were seated immediately. Our food was very good and our server was able to send us on our way in plenty of time to park downtown and get to our show.
We were very pleased with food and service as well as the valet parking.
7/25/2013 12:00:00 AM
Excellent service and food,
Excellent service and food, the waiter was most helpful and made great suggestions for the dinner and drinks. I love the valet parking, the location is pure Austin.
7/27/2013 12:00:00 AM
Great food, great service.
Great food, great service. Great menu. Got a little noisy at happy hour. But that's what you expect at HAPPY HOUR!
7/30/2013 12:00:00 AM
Vibrant scene and good food
Z'Tejas is a very lively spot on a Saturday night. It was a little boisterous for my tastes, but we still enjoyed it. The server was excellent and the food was quite good. I love the hot cornbread and could have just subsisted on that! My husband really liked his chile relleno and the quesadillas I had were good if a little onion heavy for my tastes. All is all, it was a nice end to our evening of gallery-hopping on West 6th street.
8/2/2013 5:00:00 PM
Great appetizers and solid menu. We visit Z'Tejas a few times a year and it's always a treat.
8/4/2013 12:00:00 AM
Lunch with Family
I've been to Z-Tejas many times in it's different locations. I like the 6th street location best. Took my Niece and her two boys out for brunch/lunch. Everyone loved their food, good service, very friendly and attentive enough without interfering to much. Made reservation through OpenTable and it was quick and easy. We were a few minutes late and I appreciated the Staff calling me about the reservation and how long it would be held.
8/4/2013 12:00:00 AM
We had the best time at your party the wife and I thank you very much.
8/13/2013 12:00:00 AM
Our waiter was very friendly, he was great! I had a problem with the hostess. She was very rude and had an attitude problem.
I asked her how long the wait would be and she snapped at me.
I had made a reservation online for 5 people at 8:15. We are from houston and came here for the weekend because my friend told me it was awesome. We got there at 8:16 (we don't know Austin very well) and the hostess mocked me when I told her that we were lost in the neighborhood. I would love to come back to the restaurant but she did not make me feel welcome.i don't remember her name but she was not friendly at all.
I will come back, just hopefully I'll get a different hostess
8/16/2013 12:00:00 AM
For our first visit, we were impressed! Our server was very friendly and made some great food recommendations! We had the pulled pork tostadas with green chillis and they were awesome! Then my husband had the steak and I had the halibut special with green hatch chillies. All of our food was delicious! We will definitely be going back!
8/17/2013 12:00:00 AM
Wonderful pre theater dinner
I had forgotten how much we enjoy this restaurant! Creative menu and great drinks.
8/18/2013 12:00:00 AM
Fun time good food
Had a great time enjoying the food and atmosphere We would do it again.
8/24/2013 12:00:00 AM
Birthday boy picked this for out of towners treating and I couldn't have been happier being the one treating! Being able to make a reservation for a busy Saturday night was priceless. Surprisingly low tab for 4, enjoying house specialties and cocktails. Our lovely waitress, Angela, was able to answer our questions over the seemingly overuse of cilantro and described all menu items perfectly. She made our visit even more memorable and welcoming. The flavors were unique and not overwhelming. We all shared tastes with each other from our plates. I will be back...
8/24/2013 12:00:00 AM
One of our favorites in Austin, and the restaurant we frequent most often. Consistently good food with a wide variety of choices. This time we were there on a weekend during brunch time, and it was busy! The large crowd made it noisier than I'd like, but not so much that I wouldn't go there for the food. It's great that they take reservations!
8/31/2013 12:00:00 AM
Great for Veg-Heads
Wonderful Tex-Cal-Mex restaurant. Great atmosphere, efficient, friendly service.
9/1/2013 12:00:00 AM
Great Austin spot!
We went on a Sunday for lunch and needed reservations. The food was awesome- we got the dip trio with queso, salsa and guac- yum. Had their favorite Achiote chicken salad and it was delish. Homemade cornbread too. It's hard to put a label on the food- Mexican/American/Asian flair? Will definitely go back!
9/2/2013 12:00:00 AM
Very good Ruby Trout salad
Very tasty lunch: Ruby Trout salad very good, cornbread is addicting, attentive service and great location.
9/23/2013 12:00:00 AM
This has been our favorite restaurant for years. They never disappoint. The food and service is always great, whether your a group of two or 20. We had a great time the evening we went and we were a party of 10. Again the service was great and no issues with our orders or food. Just a great, fun and tasty experience.
9/27/2013 12:00:00 AM
Ztejas was a favorite of ours when we lived in Austin 20 years ago. It has maintained if not improved its quality. Service was excellent and the food memorable because of how delicious each choice was. The cocktail choices were also impressive. There are dishes listed as under 550 calories and gluten free selections and vegetarian dishes.
10/2/2013 12:00:00 AM
Excellent again, always a
Excellent again, always a treat to visit, everything was great.
10/5/2013 12:00:00 AM
We love this place! Everything we go we have great service and perfect food!
10/5/2013 12:00:00 AM
z Tejas is a favorite restaurant, but I knew that the wait could be really long if we just showed up, especially on Sunday, at noon! I thought I'd try using Open Table. wOW!!!!! When I got there're the line was out the door and the bar area was packed with people waiting....I made my way to hostess, mentioned Open Table, she immediately said, "we have you right here, it will just be a minute!"... And it literally was! They gave us a great table in the back room, and proceeded to enjoy another delicious meal, with terrific service.
Thanks Open Table for making a great dining experience even better....thanks to no wait!
10/13/2013 12:00:00 AM
Noise Level was High
The noise level was a little high for our business lunch meeting, because it was hard to hear our conversations. Other than that, everything was great!
10/18/2013 12:00:00 AM
Z'Tejas is Austin!
This is the place we bring friends to introduce them to the Austin. We have entertained large groups, small groups and just for the 2 of us. You can dress up or be causal, what ever your occasion calls for. The service, food, atmosphere was all great! The valet parking is a plus for us! But there is also self parking available, but as with all locations in Austin allow time for finding parking during the peak hours!
Reservations are highly recommended.
We have had Brunch, Lunch and Dinner here and all was great!
10/19/2013 12:00:00 AM
Great, but loud out front
I had family in from out of town and Z'Tejas delivered in every way except one. We were seated on the front deck and the car noise was just terrible. I won't sit out there again, which is such a shame because the ambiance is otherwise great. So do yourself a favor, sit inside or on the inner deck area.
10/20/2013 12:00:00 AM
Been around for a reason
I made reservations for my girlfriends birthday. This is where her parents used to take her about 10 years ago for the same reason. It was a nice throwback for her - and I've never been. They didn't offer a "happy birthday" or birthday treat. Which is ok, but they did everything they could to upsell us every step of the way. Great food and drinks. The server was knowledgeable, friendly, & knew the perfect balance of making sure we were taken care of and left alone. Later there were other servers lying on the floor? They were cleaning the restaurant while we were still there, my girlfriend definitely slipped. The customers were mostly loud annoying business types, and a handful of what appeared to be L.A. transplants. Enjoyed it though!
10/22/2013 12:00:00 AM
Had a 1st date there. It went good enough for a 2nd date, so I'd say Z'Tejas did it's job! The food, as always, was great. 5 Cheese Mac is fantastic. Server could have been a little more prompt at the start, but he gave us plenty of space once we got going. I'm not going to write a novel, if you're reading this review you've been told to go to this place. Just do it already.
10/26/2013 12:00:00 AM
Z-Tejas always a good choice
Had a blast. I didn't want to go all fancy for my birthday but Z-Tejas knew how to make it special. Thanks ya'll!
10/28/2013 5:00:00 PM
Our friends from Boston loved it. Best chocolate pie ever, they said! All the food was delicious!
11/2/2013 5:00:00 PM
One of our favorites!
Every time we come to Austin we make sure we eat at Z Tejas. The food is interesting and reliably good. They have managed to keep our favorites on the menu for years, so that we are never disappointed. I would have given them a 5, but unfortunately our food was not hot, and therefore not "perfect". Since this was the weekend of F-1, we will cut them a little slack, but this restaurant is great!
11/16/2013 4:00:00 PM
Always a treat
A favorite go to for brunch, lunch or dinner! Consistently great food & drinks...plenty of healthy options and indulgences alike.
11/23/2013 4:00:00 PM
Dinner at Z
Everything was great except for the temperature of our food. I felt like our stuffed chicken breast and stuffed pork tenderloin should should have been served much warmer. The service was excellent and we also enjoyed the ambiance.
11/26/2013 4:00:00 PM