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Jasper's - Austin

4.3
945 reviews
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$31 to $50
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American
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About

Jasper�s Austin is a restaurant in Texas that specializes in serving gourmet backyard cuisine. The restaurant is owned and operated by Iron Chef America winner and four time James Beard Award nominee, Kent Rathbun.

The menu at Jasper�s Austin features American home cooking style recipes and includes a variety of wood fired breads, appetizers, soups and salads, backyard sandwiches, backyard signatures, entr�es, wood grilled steaks and cast iron sides. Entr�e selections at Jasper�s Austin include slow smoked baby back ribs, pimento rotisserie chicken, wood grilled pork tenderloin filet, hickory grilled flat iron steak, rotisserie prime rib, pan seared branzini and pan seared sea scallops and shrimp.

Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
American, Comfort Food, Contemporary American
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Hours of operation
Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm | Bar Opens 4:00 pm
Friday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm | Bar Opens 4:00pm
Saturday: Lunch:12:00pm - 5:00pm | Dinner: 5:00pm -11:00pm
Sunday:Closed
Happy Hour: Monday-Saturday 4:00pm-7:00pm
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Phone number
(512) 834-4111
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Executive chef
Kent Rathbun
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Private party facilities
Jasper’s offers two private dining options designed with the guest in mind, a large private room and frosted glass enclosed boardroom. Both are equipped with wireless high-speed internet and other amenities. Perfect for social or business dinners.
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Private party contact
Laura Neiderhofer: (877) 635-0757
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Catering
Looking for a space to hold your next business or social event? We have two private rooms available for large or small events. Please call Laura Niederhofer for more information at (512) 832-8012.
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Burnet and Braker
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Special events & promotions
If you are interested in our monthly wine maker dinners, culinary tours and other special events, please go to www.kentrathbun.com and sign up to get our email newsletters.
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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4.3  based on all time ratings
4.3
food
4.2
service
4.2
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3.9
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vipOpenTable Diner (Austin)
5.0  Dined on May 21, 2016

Jasper's management told diners during the last couple of weeks that they expect to reopen in a new location. We certainly hope that is true. Chef Rathburn's Austin outpost has been a favorite for 10 years. It has been one of the most consistently reliable first rate tables in town. We could always count on delicious food tastefully presented by one of the best waitstaffs for a fair price. We will anxiously await their reopening.

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OpenTable Diner (Austin)
2.0  Dined on May 20, 2016

Food was awful. Not worth the price at all. We won't be going back.

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vipNotTellinYou (Little Rock)
4.0  Dined on May 19, 2016

Sad it's gone.

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Bubba (Austin)
5.0  Dined on May 18, 2016

Great food and great service.
An all around good meal and good night.

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vipboileree72 (Austin)
5.0  Dined on May 14, 2016

As usual, the food was outstanding and the service was attentive but not over bearing. Our server was very helpful on suggestions. Prime Rib was marvelous!!!!!!

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AuthorHC (Austin)
5.0  Dined on May 14, 2016

I was entertaining an out of town client with my family. We loved every moment of our experience, and were sad to learn Jasper's was closing. We'll be at the opening of the new restaurant with bells on, and will dine there often. Thanks for a great evening!

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vipaustindiner (Austin)
5.0  Dined on May 13, 2016

The food and service have been spectacular over the years. Always friendly, helpful and attentive. Imaginative meals and deserts. Great basics of fish, steak, and pork chops with a flare. Hope you move north to Round Rock or Georgetown.

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OpenTable Diner (Austin)
2.0  Dined on May 13, 2016

The $40 steak had WAY too much gristle, only 2 shrimp and 2 scallops for $37, and the Mac & Cheese was a joke....NEVER AGAIN!!!

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OpenTable Diner (Austin)
2.0  Dined on May 9, 2016

Waiter didn't know what the specials were and didn't care. The wine list is weak at best, the best bourbon they had was woodford. I believe one of the sauces on the steaks was a combo of liquid smoke and A-1. All around terrible... Especially when your bill is over a $1000 for 9 people.

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tilliphont (Austin)
4.0  Dined on May 8, 2016

I was very pleased with our experience at Jaspers. I needed a last-minute Mother's Day reservation after our previous plans fell through, and was glad I could grab a table here. They accommodated my 90-year old grandmother in her wheelchair, and made my mom and grandma feel really special. The only nitpicking I would have is that my grandma's waffles were burned on the bottom. The waiter was really nice and I was impressed that the manager came by to see how we were doing. Overall, it was a really nice experience.

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vipBrads (Austin)
2.0  Dined on May 8, 2016

A side salad, omelette, and dessert for $39? Try some other place for Mother's Day brunch!

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Larry (New England)
5.0  Dined on May 8, 2016

A very delicious meal with great service. We will return again and would recommend this restaurant.

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Patricia (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined on April 30, 2016

Our server was great! Special menus and all. Made our anniversary extra special

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vipYourRegularDateGuest (Austin)
3.0  Dined on April 29, 2016

Too expensive. $60 for four drinks not including tips. Black Finns does better.

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OpenTable Diner (Dallas)
4.0  Dined on April 29, 2016

Staff went above and beyond at recognizing my partner's birthday. Printed his name on the menu. Amazing touch.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Austin)
4.0  Dined on April 23, 2016

The house chips with Maytag bleu cheese were a great start as usual. My prime rib had 4 star flavor with 2 star "chewiness". I have had the ribs and the burgers before and sort of wish I had ordered either instead of my prime rib. The loaded baked yukon gold potatoes were really good. The drinks were fine and there was a more than adequate selection of wines by the glass.

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vipYourRegularDateGuest (Austin)
4.0  Dined on April 13, 2016

Over priced drinks. Ordered two drinks... Tab was $26. Should have gone to Black Finn's. It was chilly outside and staff did not considered firing up the heaters. Adds ambiance...

I won't go back.

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OpenTable Diner (Austin)
5.0  Dined on April 13, 2016

It was great romantic spot for a couples dinner:)

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SteveR (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined on April 1, 2016

Delicious as usual. The ribeye is always prepared excellently and the daily special of salmon in a brie sauce was incredible!

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Fitzy (Austin)
5.0  Dined on March 25, 2016

Great birthday celebration dinner.
Personal touch. Excellent food and
Service!

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Petronius (Austin)
5.0  Dined on March 10, 2016

We went North to avoid SXSW crowds downtown and somewhat randomly picked Jasper's for a good mid-week meal. It turned out to be a very good combination of a pleasant, upscale environment with high quality offerings of steak, seafood and chicken often presented with an adventurous twist, i.e. jalapeno in the sauce with the pork loin. It was all prepared exactly as ordered. Service was attentive and suggestions were very helpful. The bar was comfortably full and inviting as well. Taken as a whole it was good value, though it is a little expensive for weekly visits. However, it is perfect for a nice, comfortable dinner with someone special.

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Scottyg (Dallas)
5.0  Dined on March 5, 2016

Great service, great food

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OpenTable Diner (Austin)
4.0  Dined on March 4, 2016

I enjoyed the establishment. It's in the domain, so nice crowd and the staff was more than pleasant. I require more of a selection of fish. It wasn't out of the park for me so if I go back it will be because someone had to try it. To be fair..... I am picky and without certain things I am used to I'd rather cook my own food.... LOL

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viptagriffin (Houston)
2.0  Dined on March 4, 2016

I lived in Dallas three years ago. When I lived in Dallas, Jaspers was my favorite restaurant. I was very excited to see there was a Jaspers in Austin when we went there over the weekend. We loved the ambiance, location and service but the food wasn't good at all. The salmon was too crispy and dry on the outside but raw on the inside. The Brussels sprouts had too much sauce on them. I was very disappointed in my favorite side, potato salad. It just didn't have the flavor I remembered in Dallas. Sorry but Jaspers has now fallen off my favorite's list.

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Daisy (Austin)
5.0  Dined on February 20, 2016

The food was great, and the bartender really helped us get the perfect wine. The sample I ordered was bleh, and he made a recommendation that was perfect. The service was perfect and dinner was delicious!

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LBJgirl (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2016

My daughter & I had a wonderful Valentines dinner here. We both needed to eat early & the staff said, "earlier is even better!" Each of the four courses were delicious. The red fish was very fresh & pan seared with a nice light crispy crust. Our waitor was very knowledgable & we never felt forgotten. We will definitely come again & early when the noise level is prefect!

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vipOpenTable Diner (Austin)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2016

Great service. Great atmosphere. Romantic restaurant

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vipdpsj (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on February 13, 2016

We really enjoyed the tasting menu
Bbq scallops and grits were to die for

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OpenTable Diner (Austin)
5.0  Dined on February 12, 2016

Great service.from the manager to the wait staff

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vipOpenTable Diner (Chicago)
4.0  Dined on February 6, 2016

Excellent food and service, however a little overpriced.

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