Stella San Jac

4.4
834 Reviews
$30 and under
American
Stella San Jac invites guests and travelers alike to experience the warmth and character of Austin through a mix of genuine service, modern styling and a diverse menu with crafted cocktails, local beers, and handcrafted spirits.
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Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 834 people are saying
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4.6
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4.4
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viphannahw
Dallas
15 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

One of my favorite brunch places!!! The avocado toast and deviled eggs are my go to but I’ve tasted the pancakes, tacos, and chicken and waffles which are all DELICIOUS.

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OpenTable Diner
Corpus Christi
3 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great good, great service

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

WONDERFUL SERVICE, GREAT DRINKS, amazing atmosphere! Management has is figured out... most hotel bars usually let me down with overpriced drinks and okay service... not the case here. 10/10 would recommend for date night, parents dinner, GNO, happy hour or just stopping in for a quick bite. You won’t be disappointed.

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MathewB
1 review
Dined on February 21, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience3

Very nice place, great wait staff, friendly and personable.

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OpenTable Diner
Austin
1 review
Dined on February 16, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience1

Trash trash trash trash trash trash trash trash trash trash trash.

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Brandon
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We had an amazing Valentine Day special Chateaubriand au Jus with amazingly tender and perfectly cooked tenderloin. Service was exceptional and the Special Old Fashioned was OK not any better than a regular Old Fashioned but we had a perfect hot tottie with Jameson.

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prameelk
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We’re visiting from CA and were amazed by everything! The staff was amazing and super friendly. We ordered the avocado toast, chicken and waffles and had a mimosa carafe. Food was delicious, I strongly recommend it.

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Alexis
1 review
Dined on February 13, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

The service was amazing, the food was great, and I had a good time!

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vipNiaGe
Austin
13 reviews
Dined on February 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food and service were excellent! You have to try the biscuits with honey!

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vipHotel
Houston
27 reviews
Dined on February 6, 2021
Overall3food4service4ambience2

This restaurant is in a hotel. My husband does not like eating in hotels, so he was unhappy with this choice. The food was good but the menu choices were rather limited. Also we sat outside for health reasons, but unfortunately in downtown Austin there is a lot of construction, and also homeless people who approach you while you are eating.

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OpenTable Diner
San Antonio
1 review
Dined on February 4, 2021
Overall4food3service4ambience2

The restaurant was empty. Our reservation was at 7:00, but that’s not all that early anymore since most places close at 9/10. Was “seat yourself” service in the bar area only, which was mostly high-tops. We did get one of two low tops. Biggest disappointment was very limited menu. Only three starters, which was disappointing as I’d probably prefer to share a few small plates. The Mains were limited also. I ordered the short rib and it was quite tasty. We had the Brussels sprouts starter. My date had the steak frites and asked if she could sub a veggie for the fries. The options were limited to sweet potato purée, or sautéed zucchini. The food was well prepared and tasted great. So biggest issue I guess was “dead restaurant” (must be a reason? Thursday night.). And very limited menu. Maybe it’s just covid?

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Happygirl
New Orleans
21 reviews
Dined on January 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

This was a date night dinner. The food, service and value were great! It was not the most romantic of places but it was very clean and friendly. We both had steak frites and it was delicious. Often times the steak is a little bit tough but not here. There was nice char on the outside but the interior was medium as we ordered. Huge amount of frites, more than I could finish but my husband took care of some of that. We enjoyed ourselves and would be happy to go there again.

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PK26
Austin
3 reviews
Dined on January 29, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Nice ambiance. Wait staff was very professional. Would like to see a few more low carb items on the menu.

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CeciliaS
Dallas
6 reviews
Dined on January 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious food and great staff! Chicken and waffles were the best I have ever had! ❤️

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HectorL
Austin
2 reviews
Dined on January 24, 2021
Overall4food3service5ambience5

Went for weekend brunch. Deviled eggs were great. Menu price points are a high for food quality. Definitely the pricey for the overhead. Overall good place for occasion or meet up with friends.

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OpenTable Diner
Austin
2 reviews
Dined on January 22, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

ordered the biscuits, steak frites, and red fish! service was excellent and food was great!

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txgolfer2020
Austin
5 reviews
Dined on January 22, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Everything was fine. Burger was a salty. Deviled eggs saved the meal. So good. Service was just fine. Ambiance is okay; great for work or a quiet meal. Menu is a bit small but there are great options. Choose wisely.

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viphannahw
Dallas
16 reviews
Dined on January 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was amazing overall!! I’ve been for dinner and brunch and was so happy both times

Stella San Jac
Responded on January 5, 2021

Hi hannahw, Thank you so much for dining with us and for taking the time to leave a great review! We're happy that you enjoyed your recent visit. Come back and see us again soon. We'd love to have you! Cheers, Ben

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michaelw
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience5

Good food, nice ambiance. Unfortunately it was a cold night and the climate in the restaurant was super cold. Although we asked the wait staff several times to please consider turning on the heat (we could feel the AC vents blowing cool air) we were told "unfortunately it's not an easy process to adjust the climate control" What????
Nevertheless it was so cold we were forced to eat with our coats on. We also noticed the majority of the restaurant patrons were also wearing their coats as well. Try dining while wearing a heavy coat...it's not a pleasant experience.

Stella San Jac
Responded on January 7, 2021

Hi michaelw, Thank you so much for dining with us and for taking the time to share your feedback! I'm so sorry to hear that your recent visit wasn't as comfortable as we all would've hoped. We're happy to have recently resolved minor mechanical issues to ensure that our restaurant is always comfortable for guests and associates alike. I certainly hope that you'll give us an opportunity to make it right by coming back to see us again soon. Cheers, Ben

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2020
Overall3food3service3ambience5

Food is good, but not worth the prices in my opinion.

Stella San Jac
Responded on January 3, 2021

Thank you for dining with us and for taking the time to share your feedback! I'm happy to hear that enjoyed the culinary offerings during your recent visit, but I'm sorry to hear that you didn't find that the quality aligned with the value. I'll be sure to pass this information along to the rest of the team in an effort to improve our offerings moving forward. Come back and see us again soon, we'd love to have you! Cheers, Ben

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DanielE
Portland
1 review
Dined on December 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Xmas dinner

Stella San Jac
Responded on January 3, 2021

Hi DanielE, Thank you so much for dining with us and for taking the time to leave a great review! We're happy that you enjoyed your recent visit this holiday season. Come back and see us again soon. We'd love to have you! Cheers, Ben

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on December 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great experience! We went on Christmas Day and service was a 10 out of 10! Food was amazing as well.

Stella San Jac
Responded on January 3, 2021

Thank you so much for dining with us and for taking the time to leave a great review! We're happy that you enjoyed your recent visit this holiday season. Come back and see us again soon. We'd love to have you! Cheers, Ben

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vipcrystalfox
Austin
97 reviews
Dined on December 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Came for Christmas day brunch, no special menu; ordered from their breakfast/brunch menu which was fine for us. We enjoyed the chicken and waffles and the American breakfast. Lots of customers enjoying brunch after opening presents or strolling a quiet Downtown.

Stella San Jac
Responded on December 28, 2020

Hi crystalfox, Thank you so much for dining with us and for taking the time to leave a great review! I'm happy to hear that you enjoyed your recent holiday visit. We're looking forward to being able to offer a more extensive menu for holidays and special occasions in the future, but I'm glad that you were able to find some favorites in the meantime. Come back and see us again soon! We'd love to have you. Cheers, Ben

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OpenTable Diner
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined on December 19, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great experience overall and they were very accommodating for our pup as well. However, beyond the deliciousness and supreme presentation of their signature dinner plate (short rib), I must say that I appreciate their wine and bar pricing. It is refreshing to not see a venue up-charging 300% or more for wine and spirits. We are usually not a “bottle table” but when they are happy to offer a $50 bottle of wine for $75, that deserves patronage. Also, high end bourbons pours for just a little more than what your local liquor store scalper is charging... pretty epic when served by great hosts in downtown Austin.

Stella San Jac
Responded on December 28, 2020

Thank you so much for dining with us and for taking the time to leave a great review! We're happy that you enjoyed your recent visit. Come back and see us again soon. We'd love to have you! Cheers, Ben

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graciellalou
Austin
7 reviews
Dined on December 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a friend stay at the hotel and et up for brunch. It was over priced brunch as expected. The overall food was great. Bummed they so of their signature food items like the Blue Berry French Toast and their Stellquillas.

Stella San Jac
Responded on December 9, 2020

Hi Graciellalou, Thank you so much for dining with us and for taking the time to share your feedback. I'm thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your recent visit! I do apologize that we're serving a limited menu at this time, but rest assured that we're working hard to bring favorites back to the menu as soon as possible. Come back and see us again soon. We'd love to have you! Happy holidays, Ben

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vipShushka
New York Area
41 reviews
Dined on November 27, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This place is known for their biscuits. Well worth it.

Stella San Jac
Responded on December 1, 2020

Hi Shushka, Thank you so much for dining with us and for taking the time to share your feedback! Glad to hear that you enjoyed the biscuits. It took Chef 16 attempts to get the recipe just right, which is where they get their name. Come back and see us again soon! We'd love to have you. Happy holidays, Ben

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AFMom81
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined on November 26, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We did Thanksgiving dinner there and it was beautifully executed. Excellent service and food!

Stella San Jac
Responded on December 9, 2020

Hi AFMom8, Thank you so much for joining us for Thanksgiving and for taking the time to share your experience. I'm so happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit. Come back and see us again soon. We'd love to have you! Happy holidays, Ben

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Tony
Orlando
1 review
Dined on November 26, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great place. Will only enhance the salad that was made. Seem very simple. Not for $$$ amount that was paid. Service was amazing.

Stella San Jac
Responded on December 1, 2020

Hi Tony, Thank you for dining with us and for taking the time to share your feedback. We truly appreciate you thinking of us this holiday season. I apologize that you weren't thrilled with your salad -- I'll be sure to share your feedback with the culinary team to improve our offerings moving forward. Come back and see us again soon. We'd love to have you! Cheers, Ben

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vipOpenTable Diner
Austin
2 reviews
Dined on November 26, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food and service was amazing!!!

Stella San Jac
Responded on December 1, 2020

Thank you so much for dining with us and for taking the time to leave a great review! We're happy that you enjoyed your recent visit. Come back and see us again soon. We'd love to have you! Happy holidays, Ben

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RichC
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on November 26, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service from everyone! Truly felt appreciated as a customer and will definitely be back!

Stella San Jac
Responded on December 1, 2020

Hi RichC, Thank you so much for joining us for Thanksgiving and for taking the time to share your experience. I'm so happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit. Come back and see us again soon. We'd love to have you! Happy holidays, Ben

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JMichaelJ
1 review
Dined on November 26, 2020
Overall3food4service2ambience2

Thanksgiving food came out warm. The turkey which was fried was dry. The stuffing was dry and cool. It was unfortunate. We would have asked our server however she was busy off talking with others :(

Stella San Jac
Responded on December 12, 2020

Hi JMichaelJ, Thank you for dining with us and for taking the time to share your feedback. I'm so very sorry to hear that your experience with us during Thanksgiving wasn't great. This certainly falls below the high standards we hold ourselves to, and I apologize that was the case during your recent visit. I've shared your feedback with our culinary team as well as our service team to ensure that we can improve our offerings in the futurue. Thanks again for sharing. Happy holidays! Ben

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OpenTable Diner
San Antonio
1 review
Dined on November 26, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Thanksgiving

Stella San Jac
Responded on December 1, 2020

Thank you so much for dining with us and for taking the time to leave a great review! We're happy that you enjoyed your recent visit. Come back and see us again soon. We'd love to have you! Happy holidays, Ben

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vipOpenTable Diner
Las Vegas
4 reviews
Dined on November 26, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Thanksgiving dinner was the absolute best we have ever had!!! Everthing was prepared to perfection and the service was impeccable. Thank you !

Stella San Jac
Responded on December 1, 2020

Hi there, Thank you so much for joining us for Thanksgiving and for taking the time to share your feedback! I'm so happy to hear that you enjoyed your meal and the service you received. Come back and see us again soon. We'd love to have you! Happy holidays, Ben

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on November 26, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food & service! Highly recommend!

Stella San Jac
Responded on November 27, 2020

Thank you so much for dining with us and for taking the time to leave a great review! We're happy that you enjoyed your recent visit. Come back and see us again soon. We'd love to have you! Cheers, Ben

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OpenTable Diner
Austin
4 reviews
Dined on November 13, 2020
Overall3food2service4ambience4

This was the second time trying this restaurant. And unfortunately the second time did not redeem the first time. Our friends had to have her meal comped because the chicken taste like cafeteria food. The drinks took A long time to arrive… And the menu does not have a lot of variety. The biscuits and the brussels sprouts were very good. And the wait staff and service was very good. We would not recommend the food.

Stella San Jac
Responded on December 3, 2020

I'm so sorry to hear that we missed the mark during your recent visit. This certainly falls below the high standards we hold ourselves to, and I appreciate you taking the time to share your feedback. In an effort to improve our offerings for future guests, I've shared your feedback with our culinary and management teams. While the entrees fell sort of expectations, I'm happy to hear that you enjoyed your appetizers and the service. Thanks again for dining with us and for sharing. Cheers, Ben

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damienfranco
Houston
2 reviews
Dined on November 8, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Limited brunch items killed our vibe. Very few options for non meat eaters.

Stella San Jac
Responded on November 13, 2020

Hi damienfranco, Thanks for dining with us at Stella San Jac and for taking the time to leave us a review. While I'm glad that you enjoyed your experience overall, I do apologize that our menu offerings fell short. I'll share your feedback with our Culinary team in hopes of improving our offerings in the future. Come back and see us again soon! We'd love to have you. Cheers, Ben

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MariaM
Houston
1 review
Dined on November 7, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Abby was the sweetest and and provided great service.

Stella San Jac
Responded on November 13, 2020

Hi MariaM, Thank you for visiting us at Stella San Jac and for taking the time to leave a review! I'm glad that you enjoyed your recent visit. Thank you, also, for taking the time to mention how much you enjoyed Abby. She's a rock star, and I'm glad you thought so too! Come back and see us again soon. We'd love to have you! Cheers, Ben

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StephenJ
Austin
2 reviews
Dined on November 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Was there again on Thursday. Will be back again soon.

Stella San Jac
Responded on November 8, 2020

Hi StephenJ, Happy to hear that you came back and enjoyed your experience yet again! We can't wait to welcome you back again soon. Cheers, Ben

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StephenJ
Austin
3 reviews
Dined on October 31, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I was made to feel welcomed. I asked and received suggestions on what to eat.

Stella San Jac
Responded on November 5, 2020

Hi StephenJ, You're most certainly welcome back anytime! Next time you're in, ask for Taylor or Ben and we'll be sure that you enjoy your time with us. Thanks, Ben

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Kaylarose
1 review
Dined on October 24, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We celebrated our friend’s 30th birthday at Stella San Jac and it was the BEST experience the 3 of us have ever had! Tyler was a wonderful waiter and took very good care of us and we cannot thank him enough! The mimosas were amazing & we enjoyed our brunch very much!! We cannot wait to come back and enjoy this exquisite experience again! Thank you Tyler & Stella San Jac for helping us make our dear friend’s birthday memorable!! ❤️

Stella San Jac
Responded on October 28, 2020

Hi Kaylarose, Thanks for dining with us at Stella San Jac and for taking the time to share a review. I'm so glad to hear that you enjoyed your time with us, as well as the food & the drinks! Also, thank you for taking the time to recognize Tyler. We have a great team, and I'm glad you think so too. I'll be sure to share your feedback with the team. Happy belated birthday to your friend! Come back and see us again soon. We'd love to have you! Cheers, Ben

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FAQs

Stella San Jac offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (512) 792-5648.

Stella San Jac is rated 4.4 stars by 834 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.