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For 2
Date
Sun, 2/25
Time
7:00 PM

TR

3.6
74 reviews
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$31 to $50
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American
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  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
TR Restaurant provides a sophisticated yet rustic atmosphere with pristine views of Lake Travis and Texas hills. Enjoy a diverse menu of Southern bistro dishes with a Mediterranean twist made from fresh local ingredients. . . TR's is open for both breakfast, lunch and dinner . Whether you are heading to the lake or coming back from the golf course, enjoy delicious food, an impressive marble bar, HD TVs and the casually chic atmosphere at our Lake Travis Restaurant.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
American, Bar / Lounge / Bottle Service, Contemporary American
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Hours of operation
Sunday - Thursday: 6:30am - 10pm
Friday & Saturday: 6:30am - 11pm
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Phone number
(512) 261-7323
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Resort Casual
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Executive chef
Miguel Olmedo
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Private party facilities
Private dining available. Please call for inquiries.
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Private party contact
Ethan Essoufi: (512) 261-7323
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Cross street
Lakeway Blvd
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Parking details
Self park
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 74 People Are Saying
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3.6  based on all time ratings
3.5
food
3.7
service
3.8
ambience
3.3
value
Noise · Moderate
69% of people would recommend it to a friend
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vipGasdocjb (Austin)
5.0  Dined on January 13, 2018

DELICIOUS!!! From the truffle fries to the generous portion of redfish to the flourless chocolate dessert, it was amazing!!!

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OpenTable Diner (Austin)
4.0  Dined on October 4, 2017

Food was fresh, with great flavor. We sat outside, however it overlooks the pool with Lake Travis waters beyond and not quite next to the water experience.

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OpenTable Diner (Houston)
5.0  Dined on August 17, 2017

Great place! Friendly staff! Please keep up the good work! Thank you! God Bless!

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OpenTable Diner (Hawaii)
4.0  Dined on July 19, 2017

We enjoyed celebrating our 43rd Anniversary at TR overlooking Lake Travis. The service was excellent especially with the special attention from James (the maitre d?). Food was excellent- very fresh and tasty! Pretty good wine list and good atmosphere for relaxing with a glass of wine at end of day. Breakfast buffet is great and the restaurant is excellent for families. We recommend highly.

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OpenTable Diner (Austin)
3.0  Dined on July 14, 2017

I was disappointed. As the only restaurant for a resort which advertises itself as 'luxury' resort it was mediocre at best. The food selection was lacking and mundane. The building and furnishings were in need of an update. There was no ambiance whatsoever. Anyone looking for menu items suitable for a special diet (vegan/GF/organic) will have a difficult time. I would not recommend this restaurant nor will I be returning again.

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vipMountainSkier (Denver)
4.0  Dined on June 25, 2017

This hotel is attached to the Lakeway Resport and Spa. It is unmarked and parking is a bit off site as you share with hotel guests. The decor is older. It was never crowded the two nights we were there - about 1/4 full. The views are pretty nice, but it is right above the kid pool so you get to listen to them. We ordered the filet and it was to die for! VERY GOOD!

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OpenTable Diner (Austin)
3.0  Dined on June 3, 2017

Overall experience was nice, but the food was not to my liking.

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OpenTable Diner (Austin)
5.0  Dined on May 27, 2017

Delicious food, attentive service, fantastic view of Lake Travis!

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TheFoodDoc (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on May 26, 2017

Part of lake Travis resort. Excellent views and food. Not the place though if you're looking for lively noisy place.

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175M (Dallas)
3.0  Dined on March 13, 2017

The food was okay, did not wow us. But the service was great. Very friendly waitress took a great care of us. Wish there was vegetable option for kids menu besides fruits.

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OpenTable Diner (Austin)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2017

The food was awesome for Valentine's Day. We get married here 8 months from today! Can't wait!

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OpenTable Diner (Austin)
5.0  Dined on January 1, 2017

Good place for breakfast .. Everyone in the family including the kids enjoyed the spread.

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TBus (Houston)
3.0  Dined on December 24, 2016

Overall it was an OK experience. We had early reservations for Christmas Eve and we were literally the only people there for a good 45 mins. We decided to have a drink at the bar before dining. Bar service was not good, but dining service was fine. I did have to send back sea bass (which I never do). It was the server' recommendation, but was not fresh at all. Bursts appetizer was great

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OpenTable Diner (Dallas)
3.0  Dined on November 18, 2016

My husband and I were staying at the hotel celebrating our anniversary. We were extremely disappointed with the food. Ribs were extremely dry. The filet mignon tasted like it had been heated in a microwave. The restaurant and hotel are situated in a beautiful setting. We made reservations for the restaurant, but they requested that we sit in the bar. Normally, it would not be a big deal, but it would have been nice to sit in the restaurant with the view. We made the decision not to eat at the restaurant for the rest of the weekend, because of how poor the food was.

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
3.0  Dined on August 19, 2016

We all ordered steaks - two medium rare and one medium well. All steaks came out well done. The seasoning was spot on but not cooked right. Two of the steaks were thin and the other was more of a typical filet mignon cut. The shrimp lettuce wraps and sautéed cremini mushrooms were very good. Red wine not chilled - served at room temp. Wine list could be better. Service nothing to write home about. Easy to get table on patio with a view. Convenient since we were staying at resort.

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

View is amazing, staff is very friendly. Interior is dated, service is slow and food is terrible. They should revise the menu to burgers, salad and bar food, and only offer and serve what they can deliver. 6 of our 7 meals were terrible and should not have left the kitchen. Very disappointing and costly.

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OpenTable Diner (Austin)
1.0  Dined on April 29, 2016

Pricey menu with dry ribs and only 4 for a half rack( must have been a small chest.)
They nickel and you everything is extra. Would not recommend !

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OpenTable Diner (New Orleans)
3.0  Dined on April 22, 2016

I thought I was going to a "Steakhouse," but it was the hotel's restaurant. Menu was varied enough to be interesting, and the service was good. However, I had to ask for a wine list, and when I had made my choice was informed that they were out. Three more choices - out of them. It was explained to me that they were switching over the wine menu and had used up the inventory. A little frustrating that that wasn't disclosed up front, and put a damper on the meal. Overall, though, the food was good - I just wouldn't make it my first choice again.

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viplisa (Houston)
2.0  Dined on March 19, 2016

Lots of loud kids running around. Steak was tough and salad was missing 2. Out of 4 ingredients. Atmosphere is dated. Never going back.

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

The food was disgusting.

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TW62015 (Houston)
4.0  Dined on February 13, 2016

If there is a Valentine's Day, Anniversary Day, birthday, or any special time to celebrate, the atmosphere at Lakeway offers any and all opportunities. The food was good and the view of the lake provides a back drop for romance. I have already recommended this restaurant and the resort to friends and family

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

There was nothing to complain about, but nothing really great. The food was average, although the bread was over baked. The server was polite and attentive, but they seemed to be understaffed. Table cloths and salad forks would have been nice. The light was out by our table, so it was dark and difficult to read the menu. Prices were a bit high for the quality of the food.

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vipDiner (Houston)
1.0  Dined on January 1, 2016

My husband and I have eaten at Lakeway Restaurant occasionally for many, many years. We've always loved going for the weekend breakfast buffet. But, this time (New Years Day) was a real disappointment.

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emilymm615 (Austin)
3.0  Dined on November 21, 2015

We stayed at the Lakeway Resort for our anniversary recently and dined at the restaurant on-site that evening. I booked the reservation online and specified at that time that we were coming to celebrate our anniversary. When we arrived the front of the restaurant was populated with families but there was absolutely no one in the back. When the hostess attempted to seat us up front with everyone else I politely asked if we could move to the back where it was quieter for a more romantic feel. The hostess was more than happy to oblige but as we went back another family came with us, three adults and two (not very well-behaved) children. They sat right in the middle of the back room and the little ones made use of having the room basically to themselves. Kids are fine, great even, but we wanted an upscale restaurant feel and got a Chili's dining experience. It was disappointing (er, annoying) to say the least. The food was good, I've definitely had better for the price we paid, but there's not really anything else out there and we were there to enjoy being together. We went back the next morning for brunch and really enjoyed the buffet option- omg the 'french toast bread pudding' thing! Since we weren't trying to have alone time, the kids were no bother.

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NotImpressed (Hawaii)
2.0  Dined on February 14, 2015

My husband and I went to dinner for Valentines day. I was aware that there was a set menu, which I was ok with. The food was ok, not wonderful. I was unaware that gratuity would already be set in our final bill and I was no happy with that at all. From the start our waitress was grumpy and unfriendly. She didn't deserve the tip that was already included in our bill at the end of the night. To me it seemed she already knew what kind of tip she was going to get so what was the point of giving good service. We won't be returning to your restaurant.

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OpenTable Diner (Austin)
5.0  Dined on November 27, 2014

We brought relatives from out of town here for Thanksgiving dinner. Food was great, service was great, price was great. We will be back, and probably for Thanksgiving dinner again next year.

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vipBabydoc10 (Dallas)
4.0  Dined on November 18, 2014

Great food and drinks. Service was excellent. They had vegetarian selection that was quite tasty. Wine list was good. Cocktails were good too. Recommend to friend.

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kirkwob (Dallas)
1.0  Dined on August 31, 2014

My wife wanted to go somewhere else, but I talked her into going there because it was conveniently next to hotel...my mistake. I ordered the filet and I was "lucky" because they had one left (how does a steakhouse run out if steak?). First, wasn't the best cut of meat, guess that's why it was saved until the end. Second, I ordered it med well, it was barely medium rare. Service was slow (but was not crowded, so why?) and I couldn't even get him to come by to fix it before I filled up on other items (for the record the onion rings were very good). Since hotel room did not have fridge, could not have them re-heat steak or replace (and it was last one anyway) to eat later, they did not charge me. They also offered dessert, but too full.

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Kel12 (New York Area)
2.0  Dined on June 22, 2014

Outside views were great, if you don't mind looking at the pool. The expensive cost didn't match up with the sub-par taste of the food.

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Brandon (Austin)
3.0  Dined on May 31, 2014

First of all, the description of the restaurant says "pristine views of Lake Travis" -- perhaps it's due to the drought, but we saw no water. The view was better than perhaps a restaurant in a commercial district, but it wasn't amazing. There were only 2 or 3 other tables occupied, so we didn't have issues with the servers being attentive. However, getting the food took a while. My wife and I both ordered "medium rare" steaks. They came out well done. Given how long it took to get the food, we didn't feel like sending it back. Even though they were cooked wrong, the food was still decent. However, for the price we paid (120 dollars for meals only, no alcohol), I had much higher expectations.

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