Chez Zee has a complete private dining room with a private patio, sound system, beautiful decor and exquisite American cuisine and service. Chez Zee will gladly accommodate seated parties of up to 100 or cocktail style events up to 150 in The Gallery.View Private Dining Details
Celebrate DAD all week end long! Award winning brunch 9am-3pm Sat & Sun featuring Prime Rib benedict, scratch made Bloody Mary's and Mix and Match mimosas by the pitcher, live music and don't forget our famous Bacon Brownies! Dinner from 5-11. Make your reservation today.This weekend fills up fast!
Sunday, June 17, 2018
As usual food and service is great!!!
Callie was the best server I have ever had! We were there for mother’s day.
Great food and service!
Wonderful food and service. It is a very nice atmosphere.
Chez Zee has been an Austin original favorite for us for many many years. We go there infrequently but the vibe is always old Austin and charming. The food choices are outstanding! I cannot resist their croissants with strawberry butter. Good for all ages!
Ideal Mother's Day Brunch. The magician was a special treat for young and old.
We have dined here for dinner several times and both the service and the food have been consistently above average, at a reasonable price. Would recommend Chez Zee to all!
Out favorite "go to" neighborhood bistro. We've never had a bad meal here.
The server was horrible- he spilled our herbs all over the table and in our drinks. He didn’t bother trying to clean it, we did. He didn’t offer more herbs, he just poured the oil on what was left. I had to ask for another drink and I got the same drink with the herbs in it? He was slow and unorganized. He brought our dessert and said he’d be back with water but did not. I understand things happen, I waited tables for many years, this guy needs more training. Our food was just so so. The manager tried to make it right, I do appreciate. We do not mind paying for quality food, this was not worth the money at all. Overall a very disappointing experience.
I've enjoyed Chez Zee a handful of times over the years. It is kind of a special occasion place, and my daughter and I decided to treat my bride for Mother's Day. We had a 6:00 PM reservation on a Saturday night, and enjoyed a good dinner.
We picked out the desserts we wanted to order, but the wait staff was so overwhelmed we just asked for the check at approximately 7:10 PM, which was a good 15+ minutes after we were just sitting and waiting on our server to come back.
As a former server, it was clear our server was overwhelmed with a five-table section, including an eight-top (i.e., 8 guests). At one point, she was double-sat, and it was clear she couldn't keep up. The strange part is she would disapper for 5+ minutes at a time, and it wasn't apparent what she was doing while she was gone.
We were dissapointed to miss out on the yummy desserts, but hopefully next time will be better.
The restaurant was not set up for the amount of people they had dining on Saturday evening. We made reservations to celebrate Mother’s Day early. When we arrived the hostess seemed surprised that we even showed up. They seated us and it took a while before we got waited on, got bread, our drinks and then our food. My daughter and I shared the prime rib Saturday special and it was just fair, nothing spectacular at all for what they charged. The waitress did the best she could, but it was obvious she had a lot of tables.
The food overall was average. I think the best part was the strawberry cake, otherwise overall my experience was just fair, which was a big disappointment since we live southwest and don’t get up north very often.
Chez Zee is getting a 1 star review because of its parking situation. Chez Zee offers a unique setting and the food is very good, is a place one looks forward to visiting! But the first impression of the experience is parking and Chez Zee has evolved, over years, into a "must use valet" parking situation even though the restaurant is totally self-contained parking-wise so a valet service really is not needed. While it prominently states "Complimentary Valet Parking" everyone knows that is an oxymoron, you better tip the attendants or they will remember you especially if you are a regular. When this practice first started it was only spots directly behind the restaurant but the sides were non-valet. As I drove in yesterday nearly all spots had cones blocking them for valet use only. We arrived early so we wanted to sit in the car until our time , and after asking for "permission" to use one of the valet spots, it was quite entertaining watching all the vehicles come in and try to self-park but inevitable having to line-up in the valet entrance, so much for ease/convenience, nothing like waiting in line when plenty of spaces were unoccupied but reserved. I will think twice before going back, nothing like a stressful situation to deal with even before getting inside the restaurant to counteract the anticipation to visiting Chez Zee!
It was very disappointing, because all the good reviews you can read on yelp, but in general is nothing special because the food is bland, and it has a lack of flavor. My daughter is gluten free and she ordered a salad with out croutons, and you can see crumbs on the salad, so it is not a safe restaurant for gluten free people. The server was very polite. We will never go back.
Great as always, we love to take out of town guest here every chance we get!
It was a great dinner hangout with my boyfriend. We definitely were the younger crowd of the patrons but it was sweet. Lots of selections. Cozy feeling. I’ve had a great brunch here before. Great portion sizes.
Wonderful! They had the table decorated for a birthday & everything was great!!
Always a bright spot for weekend brunches. One of my favorites.
As always, it didn't disappoint.
Usually this place is great for brunch however this past Saturday nothing was great. croissants were hard, Biscuits and gravy were cold, sausage on the Benedict was dry.
This place was perfect for a Saturday brunch with family. We enjoyed the food and atmosphere was fun. Just perfect. The creme brûlée French toast was good if maybe a bit too rich for me but the serving size was generous. Eggs were cooked to perfection on all of our orders. Delish!
Brunch is always great, lattes especially. French toast was disappointing - much sweeter than it used to be. Stick with the egg dishes.
Alberto was our waiting and was amazing! I've been coming here since 2005 and had never failed to impress me 😍
The service was wonderful and the food was great. The only fly in the ointment is the noise level. The piece of lemon rosemary cake I was presented as a birthday gift was a slice of heaven. I love this place.
Chez Zee lived up to its reputation. Food and service were excellent. Wonderful variety of brunch items. Loved having a carafe of mimosas served with multiple fruit juices. The croissants with strawberry butter were a nice appetizer. Our guests brought their puppy, and the restaurant did a great job of accommodating dogs in an outside courtyard. We celebrated a birthday and there was a sign on the table and we were given complimentary lemon rosemary cake. Our only complaint was with parking. There was quite a traffic jam and my husband didn’t trust the valet. We parked down the street and walked.
Great service and neat atmosphere. I enjoyed the piano player during breakfast! Overall they give you a ton of food with the platters. The gingerbread pancakes and french toast were bland and lacked flavor. We had to put butter and lots of syrup in order to allow the dry pancakes and french toast to not get stuck to our mouths. However, the value and amount of food was quite good. Overall, I enjoyed this place, but did not love the dryness of some of their food.
Our server, Kim, was great! Good personality, knowledgeable and efficient!
Friday regular offering of catfish was wonderful.
Chez Zee once again lived up to its reputation for good food, great service and wonderful atmosphere! We all had something different and each meal was superb!!! As is our usual tradition we shared the Mocha Torte for dessert. Wonderful! We will be back!
It is always a pleasure to come to Chez Zee for brunch, a jazz concert, a special occasion. Beautiful setting for a rehearsal dinner. Outstanding food and service.
Awesome food, great wait staff. Very reasonably priced
Chez Zee is a fun place to celebrate a special occasion, but brunch was spectacular!
Had a casual Sunday brunch date. Soft live piano music played in the background. Service was nice. Food is consistently tasty. I prefer the breakfast in bed French toast plate. Always a tasty treat.
We always enjoy the neighborhood feel of Chez Zee. The food is consistently good and the ambiance is marvelous. With traffic in and out of the downtown area (as well as parking there) becoming a burden, Chez Zee is a nice experience away from the frenzy of all that. We highly recommend it.
Birthday celebration after seated we waited for very long time to be waited on.was disappointed in the food not like it used to be. Parking lot was full and not that many guests in the restaurant had to valet not sure why.
Great experience. Food was wonderful
Glad we had a reservation. It was crowded. Food was very good and plenty of it. Next time we’ll try to come earlier when it might be less crowded and not quite as noisy.
Long story short, we were only able to make it for dessert. We ordered to amazing deserts. Exceeded our expectations. Can't wait to come back for the whole expereince.
Tables should be checked on at least every 15 minutes. We had to look for our server several times. We saw another table stop a bus person to get their server. We had the same server. It wasn’t a super busy night.
We wanted to celebrate a special event with brunch on a Thursday which is hard to find. However, the quiche with the crab/corn chowder was perfect in this cozy, unique atmosphere and so delicious, as always!! Bon appetit!!
We got married at the Chez Zee Gallery Room in 2016 and went there this year for our anniversary. They had set up a special table for us with decorations , the service and food were excellent ! We were treated to a great dessert which completed our special night ... Thanks to all the staff and to Chez Zee for a great Anniversary Dinner !
Tom & Lissa