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Best American Restaurants in Central Austin

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A photo of Honey Moon Spirit Lounge restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(220)
Price: Expensive
• American • Central Austin
Booked 22 times today
The Honey Moon Spirit Lounge is a contemporary American dining establishment highly praised for their exceptional service, great atmosphere, and delightful cuisine. With an irresistible charm, patrons rave about their wide range of classic American dishes and unique cocktails. The steak frites, biscuits, risotto, and "hot chicken" are favorites among repeat customers, proving not just its culinary excellence, but also its ties to traditional American flavors. Diners also appreciate the lounge for its ambient setting, perfect for special occasions, date nights, and friendly gatherings. Despite being a bit pricey, guests deem the experience as worthwhile, presenting Honey Moon Spirit Lounge as a must-try destination for contemporary American cuisine lovers.
A photo of Hopfields restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(268)
Price: Expensive
• American • Midtown
Booked 23 times today
Hopfields, located in Central Austin, is a beloved neighborhood gem renowned for its authentic French bistro food and excellent service. The restaurant's French-inspired cuisine consistently receives high praise in reviews, with dishes such as the Nicoise Salad and Escargot Dumplings gaining particular commendation. The quality of the food significantly exceeds expectations, which is reflected in the high satisfaction rates of customers. Apart from the food, the ambiance of Hopfields is also highly appreciated, offering a varying atmosphere suitable for different occasions. There is general consensus among reviews that the restaurant consistently delivers a wonderful dining experience with its French cuisine.
A photo of Josephine House restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(1211)
Price: Expensive
• American • Central Austin
Booked 44 times today
Renowned for its delicious American cuisine, Josephine House is a favorite among locals and visitors alike. Customers praise the restaurant for its refreshing drinks such as the grapefruit cooler and Americano, as well as its scrumptious dishes including huevos rancheros, pancakes, steak, and the much-loved mushroom Bolognese. Reviewers are particularly impressed by the brunch service and the celebrated Monday Steak Night. The restaurant has a charming, elegant atmosphere and provides excellent service. Despite being housed in a small, quaint building, Josephine House offers an immense dining experience, making it a go-to spot for people seeking large portions of high-quality food.
A photo of CARVE American Grille – Central Austin restaurant
4.5
Awesome(527)
Price: Moderate
• American • Austin
Booked 43 times today
CARVE American Grille, located in Central Austin, has earned rave reviews for its delightful Steakhouse cuisine. Customers recommend it for its excellent food and service, specifically highlighting the quality of the steaks, considered "on point." One customer even exclaims, "Steaks and calamari were the best…Will definitely recommend for steaks." Commenting on the great wine selection, an attentive staff, and the delicious variety of dishes on offer, patrons clearly enjoy their dining experience. The food is regularly described as impressive, prompting numerous customers to confirm their plans for future visits. Regular visitors of CARVE American Grille’s other location also praised the seamless transition and high standards maintained at this new Central Austin venue.
A photo of Perry's Steakhouse & Grille - Downtown Austin restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(9222)
Price: Expensive
• American • Downtown
Booked 78 times today
Perry's Steakhouse & Grille - Downtown Austin consistently delights its patrons with its high-quality Steakhouse cuisine. Reviewers effusively praise the superb quality of the steaks, with one patron describing the New York Strip steak as "perfectly cooked," "wonderfully tender," and "truly delightful." The other offerings, from appetizers to desserts, are deemed "exceptional." Not only is the food outstanding, but the service is also highly praised for its attentiveness, friendliness, and excellent recommendations. The restaurant's setting in downtown Austin is said to be a "great area." Whether for special occasions or just a great meal, Perry's Steakhouse & Grille is the perfect choice.
A photo of The Guest House Austin restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(83)
Price: Moderate
• American • Downtown
Booked 39 times today
Welcome to The Guest House – A new dining destination in downtown Austin. We are redefining the dining experience, infusing timeless classics with a modern twist. Our restaurant is perfect for any occasion, whether it's a casual meet-up, business meeting, or a special celebration.
A photo of Luties restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(994)
Price: Very Expensive
• American • North Central
Booked 35 times today
Lutie's is highly acclaimed for its exquisite American cuisine, offering a dining experience that leaves customers spellbound. As expressed in numerous reviews, the restaurant excels at every level. The entrancing atmosphere pairs beautifully with an equally enchanting menu that presents a broad spectrum of flavors. Signature dishes like the scallop crudo, chickpea salad and pompano have captivated diners, while the vegetarian options receive praise for their creative use of ingredients. Particularly noteworthy are the desserts, with the Kouign Amman ice cream with caramel singled out as a standout. Their knowledgeable staff enhances the overall experience, helping to make Lutie's a top recommendation for American cuisine.
A photo of Space Cowboy restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(263)
Price: Expensive
• American • East Austin
Booked 13 times today
Where the whimsical child comes back to life with each sip and bite of adventure. Chef, Juan Diego, who has had extensive culinary experience from Madrid, London, HongKong, and Mexico had the idea of combining global flavors & techniques that come together. He now wields his creativity at Space Cowboy making his experiences and techniques work together for this new modern American concept. With experiences of working with word renowned chefs, hotels, and opening various restaurants of his own, now brings it all together at Space Cowboy. Experience our perfectly braised, fall off the bone beef short rib delivered to your table by our hardworking little robot spaceships. Taste our best selling “Spaceballs” and experience a flavor explosions under a cosmic dream.
A photo of The Salty Sow restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(3867)
Price: Moderate
• American • East Austin
Booked 42 times today
The Salty Sow consistently impresses with its unique takes on Gastro Pub cuisine, as echoed by numerous reviews from delighted customers. This restaurant stands out for its flavorful dishes, with notable mentions including truffled deviled eggs, tender meats, crispy Brussel sprouts, and their dessert specialty, bananas foster beignets. A combination of excellent customer service, knowledgeable staff, and a pleasant atmosphere contribute to the overall dining experience. The generous portions, value for money, and the high-quality of offerings are also frequently praised. Special occasions and casual visits alike are enhanced by their fantastic food and killer service. The Salty Sow, as aptly described by a happy patron, is an 'intergalactic level of dank' experience that continuously excels in delivering a memorable Gastro Pub experience.
A photo of Fixe restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(3008)
Price: Expensive
• American • Downtown
Booked 41 times today
Fixe in Austin is a highly lauded destination for lovers of Southern cuisine. Numerous customers commend its wonderful, upscale yet unfussy ambiance, and consistently excellent service. Chef James Robert's creative Southern menu, especially the biscuits, is a frequent highlight among patrons. Many describe them as soft, fluffy, and served with fantastic accompaniments like peach preserves. Other popular dishes include the deviled eggs, fresh fish, fried chicken, and various breads. Customers also praised their cocktails and coffee, indicating that Fixe is not just a dinner spot, but also a great brunch location. This restaurant takes Southern comfort food to a new level, making it a must-visit in Austin.
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