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Truluck's - Ocean's Finest Seafood & Crab - Austin Downtown

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$31 to $50
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Seafood
We invite you to escape to Truluck's. A getaway for the senses.

Come savor the freshest Crab, direct from our own fisheries. Delight in our fresh-catch seafood menu or select tender, juicy steaks prepared to perfection. Then complement it all with delicious wines by the glass and bottle.
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Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Clean menu provided to every guest
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Social Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
Personal Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
What 3273 people are saying
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4.9based on recent ratings
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OpenTable Diner
San Antonio
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Birthday it was great

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ArturoR
San Antonio
6 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great as always!!!

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JasonG
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall1food1service1ambience2

Where do I begin with this place. It seemed like every employee was on their very first day of work. From the Bartenders, the waiters, and the cooks. My wife’s drink the voila was just for show. Other than that the drink was tasteless. The Bloody Mary was lacking flavor. The Stone Crab Claws were pretty to look at but that was it. My scallops were undercooked and the they were cut into on the chefs end to insure they were cooked right. The prime meatballs should have been called Spaghetti Oh’s Meatballs. The sad thing is the Caesar Salad was the best part out of all the food. Our first order of spinach was just that. No salt no pepper no nothing. We asked for another and they flavored it with just lemon juice. Way overwhelming. For spending $250 I should have been wowed. I would have been better off going to Red Lobster. Maybe it was just a bad day for them but I will never go back spending my own money. Horribly overrated and disappointed.

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OpenTable Diner
Austin
2 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

One of my favorite restaurants in Austin. They always take wonderful care of me and my guests!

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AaronM
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing dinning experience, we will be back. The waiters were very attentive.

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OpenTable Diner
Austin
2 reviews
Dined on July 27, 2020
Overall2food5service4ambience1

I’ve always come to Truluck’s for special occasions. Birthdays, anniversary, etc. every year we have received something special that said happy anniversary or happy birthday spelled out and it’s always been really special. This year that didn’t happen. Just didn’t have the same special feeling.

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OpenTable Diner
Austin
2 reviews
Dined on July 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Truluck’s always makes us feel welcomed. We enjoy all our special occasions and our Sunday dates here. Love Truluck’s!!

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vipEverettC
Austin
6 reviews
Dined on July 23, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

From Andrew welcoming us to the wonderful servers/staff....best food and service in Austin.

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JasmineH
1 review
Dined on July 21, 2020
Overall3food5service2ambience4

I have been to Truluck's several times before COVID. After reading their safety precautions listed on their website, I thought it would be a safe experience. Overall, the food was astounding, per usual. However, throughout my dinner, I asked several staff members to address one of the waiters walking around without his nose covered. This request was not honored, making me feel uncomfortable and frankly ignored. These days, I patron businesses based on their safety protocols. And while the managers contacted me the next day for my feedback, nothing was done to address the fact that my date night was impinged upon by their staff's inability to adhere to safety measures. If Truluck continues to ignore the concerns of their customers and fail to address their staff not maintaining standards, I will not return.

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StephenW
Austin
1 review
Dined on July 21, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Patrick provided excellent service and the food was excellent. Serving portions were surprisingly generous! They have done a very good job with masking and social distancing. We felt very safe.

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DarrelH
1 review
Dined on July 21, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As always the best in fresh gigantic seafood. Service impeccable with out overbearing.

Recommended for special night out.

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vipAvaDaGr8
New Orleans
8 reviews
Dined on July 20, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Hands down the best restaurant, and favorite place to go for special dinners! We go for birthdays, anniversaries, and anything else that's special. The only place my husband, that makes ice cream, will eat dessert! We love it here!!!! AAAAA

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DexterR
1 review
Dined on July 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The restaurant itself is beautiful and the experience was wonderful from start to finish. We were served by a team of two waiters, and they were great, i.e. very helpful and knowledgeable about all food and beverage selections. Finish your glass of wine, and they were there to refill it, and the same with our meal. Crab Louie and crabcake were the best, as were out entrees - Miso Glazed Sea Bass with crab-fried rice, and 20 oz. bone-in ribeye. We'll be back!

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MaureenS
1 review
Dined on July 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We always enjoy our dining experience at Truluck’s!! Very personable, attentive, always make you feel special and welcomed! Eddie at the bar is wonderful!!

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JamesR
Austin
2 reviews
Dined on July 16, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Awesome, the staff was fabulous. Made us feel very special. The Maître d’ was, as always, exceptional!

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OpenTable Diner
Dallas
2 reviews
Dined on July 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service and amazing food

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OpenTable Diner
Dallas
1 review
Dined on July 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Such a great experience! Service was perfect and food was delicious.

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MichaelS
Austin
7 reviews
Dined on July 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always wonderful, great service and superb food. We’ll be back!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on July 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our servers Phil and RJ were awesome. Great dinner and fun evening!

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VictoriaA
Austin
2 reviews
Dined on July 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our favorite place for special occasions. We always feel like the only guest, the service is outstanding.

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Chris
Houston
1 review
Dined on July 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I ordered the house old fashion and it was one of the best old fashion's I have tasted. The miso sea bass was really good and I would highly recommend it.

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vipChadD
Austin
9 reviews
Dined on July 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The level of service and food here is always amazing.

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edwardq
San Antonio
14 reviews
Dined on July 4, 2020
Overall3food2service4ambience3

great place to dine for crab - great wine line list

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vipLupe
San Antonio
8 reviews
Dined on July 4, 2020
Overall5food3service5ambience5

I love stone crab and normally Truluck’s has great stone crab - but I found that they had a slight odor - which I think indicated they weren’t as fresh as they should have been - so a bit disappointing this time.....

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on July 3, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Kalyan was the best, so is my favorite. :-)

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AlexandriaH
1 review
Dined on July 3, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great live music! Food was even better! The 11 oz lobster tail was delicious and our servers were so polite and helpful! One of the best meals I’ve ever had and at a great value! 10/10 would recommend again.

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OpenTable Diner
Austin
3 reviews
Dined on July 3, 2020
Overall3food3service2ambience4

Bartender and service was amazing. Once we were seated our server was very dry, needless to say the overall service was not good. I had to send the ribeye back, asked for medium and steak came out well done. Unfortunately by the time the steak came back out the other meal was finished.

I have had better service and food at Eddy V’s and Capital Grille.

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ChaseH
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on June 30, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was amazing as always!

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AleciaO
1 review
Dined on June 27, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

The most service-oriented restaurant in Austin, with a restaurant representative at every turn, Truluck's is dedicated to making you feel appreciated, special, and important. The food is also top-notch - every bite delicious.

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OpenTable Diner
Austin
1 review
Dined on June 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food

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Txtransplant
San Francisco
4 reviews
Dined on June 20, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was our 1st time at Trulucks. It was incredible. In the top 5 meals of all time. Clayton took care of us. Amazing service. Great wine list too. Will be going back ASAP!!

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CCOBRIEN
1 review
Dined on June 20, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The service and the food was outstanding. I would totally go back again.

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vipRG63
Orlando
3 reviews
Dined on June 20, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Elegant restaurant in the middle of downtown. Excellent bar/piano area. Great view of downtown from 2nd floor windows

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OpenTable Diner
Austin
2 reviews
Dined on June 19, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Was fantastic

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vipScottyB
Dallas
8 reviews
Dined on June 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Trulucks downtown Austin is one of my favorite places and a Must Go To when in town. I love the staff and food every time. The staff gives incredible customer service and the quality of food is impeccable. Recently celebrated a Birthday at Trulucks and the staff could not have been more accommodating. From the maître d to our server, all was perfect. Kaylan, our server offered Over The Top customer service and made certain everything was perfect.

Cannot wait to dine here again on my next Austin Visit.

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Easter
Austin
2 reviews
Dined on June 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our server was amazing

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AlisaK
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on June 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We were just in Austin for two days. We met up with friends we hadn’t seen in 10 years. It was an amazing meal the seafood was as fresh as could be and the beef fillet was fabulous. The desserts are oversized!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on June 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Perfect date night

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GarrettG
1 review
Dined on June 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everyone went above and beyond to make my wife's birthday very special. Great service and great food. Everyone should try it out.

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BrianP
San Antonio
5 reviews
Dined on June 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service, food, and ambiance!
Highly recommend!

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Truluck's - Ocean's Finest Seafood & Crab - Austin Downtown offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (512) 482-9000.

Truluck's - Ocean's Finest Seafood & Crab - Austin Downtown is rated 4.9 stars by 3273 OpenTable diners.

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