About Vince Young Steakhouse

Vince Young Steakhouse is a chic, inviting and local Austin, Texas fine dining restaurant. We serve the finest steaks, wines and desserts in a downtown lively atmosphere with exceptional service. No matter what the occasion; a romantic dinner for two, an important business meeting or gathering your family around the table, at Vince Young Steakhouse, we look forward to providing you with an exceptional dining experience.

From tantalizing appetizers, to delicious entrees and decadent desserts, at Vince Young Steakhouse food is our number one priority. We constantly search out only the finest ingredients, and try to stay as local and seasonal as possible. Our menu is meant to excite your mind, indulge your senses and most of all, be enjoyed by those around the table.

301 San Jacinto Blvd
Austin, TX 78701
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Dining Style:
Fine Dining

Cuisines:
Steakhouse, Steak, Seafood

Hours of Operation:
Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm -11:00pm

Cross Street:
3rd Street

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$50 and over

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(512) 457-8325

Website:
http://www.vinceyoungsteakhouse.com/

Parking Details:
At Vince Young Steakhouse, we offer curbside valet parking for $10 provided by Concourse Valet.

Executive Chef:
Phillip Brown

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Entertainment, Farm to Table, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Private Dining

No matter what the occasion, a romantic dinner for two, an important business meeting or gathering your family around the table, at Vince Young Steakhouse, we look forward to providing you with an exceptional dining experience.

Vince Young Steakhouse Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

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4.6

service

4.5

ambience

4.4

value

4.1

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Moderate

90% would recommend it to a friend

Good for a Date (59)
Good for Anniversaries (58)
Special Occasion (54)
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Romantic (46)
Business Meals (45)
Good for Birthdays (37)
Notable Wine List (33)
Worth the Drive (28)
Good for Groups (25)
Cozy (24)
Quiet Conversation (23)
Pre/post Theatre (18)
Fit for Foodies (16)
Handcrafted Cocktails (16)
Bar Seating (15)
Local Ingredients (14)
Hot Spot (11)
Authentic (10)
Creative Cuisine (8)
Fun (8)
Tasting Menu (8)
Comfort Food (7)
Happy Hour (6)
Neighborhood Gem (6)
Casual (5)
Paleo Friendly (5)
Late-night Find (4)
Great for Lunch (4)
People Watching (4)
Seasonal (4)
Disabled Access (3)
Live Sports (3)
Great for Brunch (2)
Gluten Free Options (2)
Great Beer (2)
Sunday Lunch (2)
Vibrant Bar Scene (2)
Afternoon Coffee (1)
Healthy (1)
Organic (1)
Great for Outdoor Dining (1)
Scenic View (1)
Spicy (1)
Tapas (1)
Good Vegetarian Options (1)
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·Dined 6 days ago

The burnt Orange -tini was DELICIOUS! We had the best waiter and he gave us a GREAT doggy bag to bring home to our pups of leftover bones from other people's dinners! One man's trash is another dogs treasure!!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Handcrafted Cocktails, Special Occasion
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·Dined 6 days ago

We had the Perfect Ten steak and it was unbelievable! Best steak EVER. Our waiter was Quintin and he was fantastic. Very attentive in just the right way. Service was wonderful. We were celebrating our 46th wedding anniversary and we were served a dessert that was very special.
I highly recommend Vince Young Steak House.

Tags: Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Disabled Access, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays
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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 12, 2018

Filet Oscar was superb. Mushrooms were excellent, as was Mac and Cheese. Atmosphere was good. The water was a bit annoying but well intentioned. Business was a bit slow and a bit more energy would have been useful. I will definitely go back!

Tags: Business Meals
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·Dined on January 6, 2018

I was very excited to take my sister-in-law for a special occasion to the restaurant. I knew it was pricey, but $18.00/glass of wine as the cheapest one you sell was really too much. Our Cesar salad was not fresh, and a bit "dry". Our steak was not juicy as I wanted it to be. We did get the creme brulee, and that was very good. Having said that, the service was good and the waiter was very friendly.

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 (Denver)·Dined on January 5, 2018

The atmosphere and the ambiance were only outdone by the quality of the food and the accompanying service. Would highly recommend for a special occasion.

Tags: Hot Spot, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive
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 (Houston)·Dined on January 3, 2018

Great food, service, and quality

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 (Austin)·Dined on January 1, 2018

Only one word can describe the food and service ~ Perfection

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Good for Groups, Authentic, Cozy, Comfort Food, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Bar Seating, Romantic, Special Occasion, Business Meals, Worth the Drive
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·Dined on December 31, 2017

Our waiter was phenomenal! Food was decent.

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 (Austin)·Dined on December 29, 2017

Best steak in Austin! We go every year for our anniversary and it's always fantastic. Great service and they always call me the next day to make sure I was satisfied. We love the artisan cheese board to start and the family sides are all outstanding too.

Tags: Romantic, Cozy, Local Ingredients
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·Dined on December 28, 2017

Grand Anniversary Dinner!!! Services was excellent - Thanks Kip!!!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined on December 27, 2017

We were visiting from out of town and have been to all the chain steakhouses elsewhere. We were delighted we decided to go to Vince Young. The ambiance and food were exceptional but the service made the night. A absolute great place overall.

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 (Austin)·Dined on December 24, 2017

Great Food and Service! Quiet and Uncrowded.

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 (Charlotte)·Dined on December 22, 2017

Amazing steaks and fabulous service. Ask for Scott. He was great!

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 22, 2017

Usually a great meal. Wasn’t happy with my fillet. Just seemed ok. Ambiance was just ok as well. Drinks were great and so was the service.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 21, 2017

Worst service ever. Almost 20 mins to get water and even be greeted. Food courses were not paced properly and we were waiting around awhile in between orders.
Ceaser salad is not as listed and instead served like a wedge salad where you basically have to DIY your own Ceaser salad by cutting through thick
wedges of lettuce.

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 (Austin)·Dined on December 20, 2017

5 of us went to celebrate my daughter's graduation. Be prepared to spend $100/person. The artisanal cheese appetizer was very good. Steaks were very good. Everyone who ordered a filet said it was one of the best they'd had. My bone-in ribeye was only so-so. Dessert was out of this world good. Service was excellent and attentive, but not overly so, all night. And of course, the spirit of Vince Young and the grand days of UT football glory capped the whole experience.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive, Bar Seating, Good for a Date, Business Meals, Handcrafted Cocktails, Paleo Friendly, Special Occasion
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 (Austin)·Dined on December 20, 2017

Made a reservation for our anniversary. The hostess and wait staff were friendly. The waiter knew the menu well and was quite entertaining. The steaks were flavorful and grilled to perfection. The side dishes, served family style, were large for the two of us. We ended up taking the leftovers home. For dessert, they brought us a special chocolate mousse treat with a candle and the platter said 'Happy Anniversary'. It was a great evening. We look forward to our next visit.

Tags: Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation, Romantic, Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries, Pre/post Theatre, Notable Wine List, Good for a Date
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·Dined on December 20, 2017

Made dinner reservations for my wife's 50th birthday. Planned on getting there early to have a drink or two at the bar prior to dinner. Only to find out the bar was closed to customers due to a private party that had reserved it for several hours. To say we were disappointed would be an understatement as the bars ambiance was exactly what we were looking for to begin our romantic evening together. The food and service was very good, however the evenings beginning tainted the dining experience.

Tags: Business Meals, Romantic, Cozy, Good for a Date
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 (Austin)·Dined on December 19, 2017

Great food! Great experience! Great server!! :D

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·Dined on December 17, 2017

Great atmosphere and great service. Food was spectacular and the waiters were amazing!!! Overall, great experience.

Tags: Special Occasion, Tasting Menu, Bar Seating, Pre/post Theatre, Fun, Notable Wine List, Good for a Date, Good for Groups, Creative Cuisine, Good for Birthdays, Hot Spot, Handcrafted Cocktails, Romantic
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·Dined on December 17, 2017

Wes was our server, he was amazing. Outstanding service, the environment was incredible, and the food delicious. Certainly a repeat...

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·Dined on December 17, 2017

For my girlfriends birthday, we decided to go to Vince Young’s steakhouse. We’ve been in Austin for quite some time and wanted to attend a local favorite. The food was delicious. The steaks were prepared perfectly and our waiter even suggested that we “Vinceify” her steak and that was the best thing that Scott did all night. Our waiter was MIA for the majority of the night. Every time we flagged him down to ask a question, he was long gone. It took him 15 mins to bring us water even while my girlfriend was coughing. He brought us food we didn’t ask for even when we asked him for clarification to make sure he understood what we were asking. He was very unattenative, rude, and for it to have been such a special occasion, he did not make us feel like we belonged. The owner was able to rectify the situation and took care of the meal, but at the end of the day, I still left with a terrible taste in my mouth because it was my girlfriends birthday and I wanted to make it special.

Tags: Tasting Menu, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Romantic
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vip
 (Austin)·Dined on December 17, 2017

Very old food and service. We were very pleased with everything.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Pre/post Theatre
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 (Austin)·Dined on December 16, 2017

My husband had the bone in New York and it was delicious but that was the only good food. The Caesar salad was bland. The pork belly was inedible. The service was adequate but not up to Austin standards and the hostess was flat out rude. We won't be returning.

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·Dined on December 16, 2017

Graduation

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·Dined on December 16, 2017

It was our 55 th wedding anniversary. Very much enjoyed our meal and the waiter was very helpful. Wife had a small sirloin and I the rack of lamb ... both were excellently done.
My only comments are that we felt the Brussels sprout were overdone and that it is rather noisy.
But in general ‘very’ good food.

Tags: Tasting Menu, Special Occasion
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·Dined on December 16, 2017

Well our appetizer was not served in time so it came after our main course. We didn’t pay for it (manager comped it for us) but it was still part of the experience and I was hoping to get the appetizer first and have the date go a bit longer. Also when our steaks were delivered no steaks knives were provided. We had to request it and it took few minutes for us to get them. Our waiter was awesome, Quintin is really good at what he does!

Tags: Comfort Food, Happy Hour
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 (Austin)·Dined on December 13, 2017

Great service. Menu was very difficult to read due to lighting and slightly small font size. Noise level was higher than last visit, because all diners were placed in the front two dining areas. Our dining area was very crowded, while the back dining area was empty. Dining room was a little dark to navigate through. Presentation of food was lovely. My food was slightly better than average. My friend seemed to enjoy her food very much. The young man at valet parking was very nice and efficient.

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vip
 (Austin)·Dined on December 12, 2017

We celebrated our 35th wedding anniversary with fantastic steak dinners. The steaks (bone-in ribeye and filet) were both full of flavor and very tender. Ambiance and service were both excellent.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Authentic, Local Ingredients, Good for a Date, Hot Spot, Good for Groups, Bar Seating, Notable Wine List, Romantic, Special Occasion, Pre/post Theatre, Fit for Foodies, Worth the Drive, Business Meals, Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined on December 11, 2017

The food was excellent. Server was knowledgable and personable. Pricing was comparable to other fine steak houses.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Worth the Drive
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·Dined on December 10, 2017

My reservation time was 8:15, I was not seated until 8:25. It was our wedding anniversary, we ordered our meal it took over 40 minutes. When the meal arrived the sides were cold. I ordered the perfect 10 steak it was 10 ounces of solid fat with 2 ounces of meat on the side of it. The Waiter was nice and I could tell he was doing the best that he could do. My wife and I did not say anything because we did not want drama on our anniversary.

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 (Austin)·Dined on December 10, 2017

Our party of four each had a different steak - the best of them was my son's dry-aged ribeye with a mixed seafood topper. All steaks perfectly seasoned, cooked correctly-medium rare for the table.
Wedge salad split in the kitchen for my husband and I, so we didn't have to do it ourselves. Small detail, but important. Great service, attentive but unobtrusive.
Good selection of wines by the glass as well as a robust wine list-on the expensive side, but this is a special occasion restaurant so it's to be expected.
We've been wanting to try Vince Young's, and living in Austin we have several steakhouse choices. We chose VY for the variety in the menu, and it did not disappoint.

Tags: People Watching, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Business Meals, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation, Cozy
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·Dined on December 3, 2017

One of the best filet mignon, I ever ate and cooked to perfection. Customer service was excellent.

Tags: Casual
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 (San Antonio)·Dined on December 3, 2017

This was our second time eating at Vince Young Steak House. Our food was excellent. I had the Perfect Ten steak (it's actually a 14 oz. rib eye) -- the flavoring of the steak was excellent. My fiance had the 8 oz. Filet Mignon -- the flavoring for her steak was excellent as well (we tried each other's steaks). We shared a house salad that was very tasty. We also had side orders of creamed spinach and potatoes gratin which were very tasty. My only recommendation is to come hungry -- I can normally eat a 14 oz. steak without much problem...however, I was only able to eat about 1/2 - 2/3 of my steak.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries
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vip
 (Austin)·Dined on December 3, 2017

I eat out more than most, and had been a bit hesitant to try Vince Young Steak House. Hate to say it, but mostly because of the name. Lets face it, entertainers and sports figures aren't generally known for much, outside of their chosen profession. Anyway, I was looking for a decent steak in Austin. Most of the well known steak houses all serve meat from the same purveyor. So basically same steak, different places. Flemmings, Trulucks, Eddie V's, etc.... All the same. For a decent steak, generally I have to go to Bohannon's in San Antonio, or some of the many in Ft Worth. Anyway, I was delightfully surprised at the meal we had. Wasn't the typical lean/dry steak found elsewhere. We had the Rib Eye, Lobster, Asparegas with bernaise etc. It was actually good. So were the appetizers, Pork belly and lobster rolls.... We wanted the Fois Gras but it wasn't available for some reason. Over all, I thought t was decent. I will go back. I will say, that the Bar is hurting.... It reminded me more of a sports bar than a bar in a steak house. In fact, the bar was pretty dead, even though the restaurant was very busy. Which says a lot. I also thought the lighting level was a bit bright through out. They should tone that down. The wait staff was very attentive, and the menu was very complete. They should visit Eddie V's or Truluck's bar and get some ideas. This bright loud bar with no music and football on isn't good for much of anything, other than drinking a beer. Not drinking fine wine, and certainly not taking a special someone to.

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·Dined on December 3, 2017

Amazing! We can’t wait to go back already! Best steak (ribeye) ive ever had.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Notable Wine List, Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries, Cozy, Quiet Conversation, Romantic, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Business Meals
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·Dined on December 3, 2017

Two of three steaks were way off temperature, one was grisley beyond edible.

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 (Raleigh)·Dined on December 2, 2017

Delicious and fresh tasting meal. One of the best salmon dishes I've ever eaten. Even the bread was great!

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries
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 (San Antonio)·Dined on December 1, 2017

Excellent menu. All selections are great. Fish and lamb ar good if you aren’t into a steak. But the steaks are tender and worth the money. A nice place to treat yourself.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Local Ingredients, Business Meals
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·Dined on November 29, 2017

Good food, good selection and great service. A little overpriced, but what isn't these days.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Business Meals
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