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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4.5

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.6

service

4.6

ambience

4.5

value

4.1

Noise

Moderate

90% would recommend it to a friend

Good for Anniversaries (54)
Special Occasion (52)
Good for a Date (50)
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Romantic (48)
Business Meals (44)
Good for Birthdays (36)
Notable Wine List (32)
Good for Groups (23)
Quiet Conversation (22)
Worth the Drive (22)
Cozy (17)
Fit for Foodies (15)
Handcrafted Cocktails (15)
Bar Seating (14)
Local Ingredients (12)
Authentic (10)
Hot Spot (10)
Pre/post Theatre (10)
Comfort Food (7)
Fun (7)
Neighborhood Gem (6)
Casual (5)
Creative Cuisine (5)
People Watching (5)
Happy Hour (4)
Paleo Friendly (4)
Seasonal (4)
Tasting Menu (4)
Late-night Find (4)
Disabled Access (3)
Great for Lunch (3)
Sunday Lunch (3)
Vibrant Bar Scene (3)
Afternoon Coffee (2)
Great for Brunch (2)
Gluten Free Options (2)
Live Sports (2)
Great for Outdoor Dining (2)
Afternoon Tea (1)
Great Beer (1)
Healthy (1)
Organic (1)
Scenic View (1)
Spicy (1)
Tapas (1)
Vegan (1)
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 (Austin)·Dined 2 days ago

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 3 days ago

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 4 days ago

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 5 days ago

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 5 days ago

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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·Dined on November 26, 2017

Food was very good. Waiter was very attentive and helpful. Very clean. 5 -stars top to bottom. I would highly recommend.

Tags: Special Occasion, Notable Wine List
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vip
 (Austin)·Dined on November 23, 2017

Service was pitiful. I bought a two rather nice bottles of wine and had to ask for it to be Decanted. The waiter did not know how to do this. He poured the wine into the decanter and set it on the table and walked away. I started to pour the wine myself when another waiter saw and came over to pour. The sides were great. The Filets were good not great. We went to VYSH hoping for a terrific dinner and service. I’d highly recommend going to Perry’s . When you spend $500 for dinner you get both service and Food worthy of that kind of spend.

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vip
 (Austin)·Dined on November 19, 2017

The crab cake appetizer was excellent. Steaks were amazing. Expensive.

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 (Austin)·Dined on November 19, 2017

Dinner for my birthday was excellent! The meal was delicious & the service outstanding!

Tags: Romantic, Cozy, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays
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·Dined on November 18, 2017

The meal was cooked to perfection! You don't feel rushed you can take you time eating and enjoying yourself. Next time I will take Uber and enjoy the wine list.

Tags: Late-night Find, Business Meals, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries
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vip
 (Dallas)·Dined on November 18, 2017

Everything was delicious, great experience!

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 (New Mexico)·Dined on November 12, 2017

We have been here before and come back because the food is consistently good. The service is also excellent. We had reservations at 10:00 after a football game and never felt rushed or that they wanted us to hurry so they could leave. The perfect 10 steak is our favorite, and their sides and appetizers are great as well. We will definitely come back here!

Tags: Good for a Date, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion
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·Dined on November 9, 2017

I took my son, a freshman at the University of Texas, to a special dinner while I was in town on business. We enjoyed a delicious steak meal. The meat was delicious as were the sides. With a drink (for me), an appetizer, steaks and two sides, we got out of there for $185 including the tip. So it's for special occasions. But very good.

Tags: Good for Groups, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Austin)·Dined on November 5, 2017

Vince Young's Steakhouse is absolutely amazing. Kip, Leslie and Carrie will take care of anything you want or need. Not to mention, the steaks! They are the best in Austin. In addition, the mac & cheese is a must have. We love this place! Don't hesitate to try it out.

Tags: Romantic, Hot Spot, Paleo Friendly, Notable Wine List, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Anniversaries, People Watching, Bar Seating, Live Sports, Local Ingredients
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 5, 2017

Great food and atmosphere! Every bite is my filet was absolutely delicious! Perfect place for a date, an anniversary, a birthday or graduation!!

Tags: Hot Spot, Quiet Conversation, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Notable Wine List, Business Meals, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Happy Hour, Romantic, Good for a Date
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 (Austin)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Our waiter Kip was very attentive and helpful throughout the dinner. We enjoyed a great Malbec along with our lobster rolls and steaks, which were cooked to perfection. Definitely adding to our fave list.

Tags: Business Meals
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·Dined on November 4, 2017

The food was amazing!! Our waiter, Carte(sp?) was absolutely exceptional!!! He was well
versed in wine selections & food recommendations. We will definitely ask for him at our
next visit. We celebrated 2 separate birthdays at this outing, & both people felt special.

Tags: Good for Groups, Good for Birthdays, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Handcrafted Cocktails, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Business Meals, Notable Wine List, Cozy
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vip
 (Austin)·Dined on November 4, 2017

we always enjoy ourselves at VYS and bring our visiting guests.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Business Meals, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem
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·Dined on November 4, 2017

We had a reservation for 6:15, it was not crowded when we arrived. We ordered steaks, which is what they specialize in. We waited over 45 mins after appetizers arrived to get our main meal. Our waiter did not check on us for over 30 mins. We were told they were busy with a large group. We will not go back.

Tags: Business Meals
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·Dined on November 3, 2017

Vince Young's isn't inexpensive. But the food is well worth the cost. Really good. There are two things I didn't like. They serve complimentary bread, it should be served warm. And the steak knives are terrible, dull as dirt. It's a good thing the steaks are tender or they wouldn't work at all. These two items are very minor, I wouldn't hesitate to go back.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Good for a Date
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 (Austin)·Dined on November 1, 2017

We took our son to celebrate his birthday and I indicated this on the reservation. Although, the food was great and the service was pretty good, I was disappointed that the restaurant did not do anything special for guests birthday's. Even a candle would have been nice. I told our server that we were celebrating our son's birthday, but still no special attention was made. I guess I should not have expected it. The prices are very high, but I guess that's typical now of downtown Austin restaurants. It is unfortunate that they charge a $12 valet parking fee, you will spend plenty at the restaurant alone.

Tags: Business Meals, Fun, Quiet Conversation
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 (Miami)·Dined on October 28, 2017

Wait staff was great. Steak was a 4 on a scale of 5. Great wine list. I say noise level was high but it really was two people discussing family problems and were trying to out talk each other. The rest of the room was respectful and nice. Once the two people left the noise level was fine and we injoyed our desert. Unfortunantly it took to long for them to leave even though they had finished eat long before they left.
It was our 43rd wedding anniversary and really looked forward to a the evening at Vince Young. Did I say our waiter was great.

Tags: Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Seasonal
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 28, 2017

Anniversary dinner was wonderful. Charming server, good appetizer (quail), good salad (farm to table - hubby's Caesar looked better), incredible filet, and a perfectly-sized complimentary cake a la mode dessert. Definitely lived up to the hype!

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·Dined on October 27, 2017

We had an amazing experience. Our server James was absolutely great. He made our experience enjoyable and fun. The ambiance was fantastic and perfect for our occasion. The meal was second to none. Best steaks ever, the appetizers were phenomenal. I recommend this restaurant to everyone that desires a great meal in any occasion

Tags: Seasonal, Good for Groups, Organic, Good for a Date
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·Dined on October 25, 2017

Our Anniversary dinner was great, steak was perfect, and the staff treated us nicely.

Tags: Special Occasion
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 (San Antonio)·Dined on October 24, 2017

Really great anniversary experience! One of the best lobster rolls and steaks I have had. Really great staff too.

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·Dined on October 22, 2017

My second visit, and both were notable for excellent quality meat cooked skillfully the way we ordered. Well managed restaurant with knowledgeable, friendly and attentive staff. The wine list could be more extensive- I may consider bringing my own next time.

Tags: Good for Groups, Pre/post Theatre, Romantic, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Business Meals, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined on October 22, 2017

Vince Young's is one of our favorites every time we come to Austin. Wonderful food, ambiance and a good wine selection. We always enjoy our time at Vince Young's!

Tags: Bar Seating, Worth the Drive, Late-night Find, Romantic, Cozy, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Neighborhood Gem
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·Dined on October 22, 2017

Wonderful restaurant with an amazing staff. Everything about the Vince Young steakhouse was outstanding! From the lovely seating to the low lighting to bring the romance out in the evening to the polite staff, the entire restaurant showed no shortcomings. An energetic waiter explained every detail of the menu, and walked us through our order, making the entire process easy and bump free. Our food arrived promptly and in a fabulous array! Who knew salad could look so divine. All the food came with wonderful presentation and even better taste. Nothing about the Vince Young Steakhouse will leave you dissatisfied except the sight of the door as you realize you have to leave eventually.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 22, 2017

This is a very traditional steakhouse, in a good way. No big surprises but a nice variety beyond slabs of beef. The entrees give you some nice fish choices, chicken, and a wagyu burger.

The sides are predictable for a steakhouse which is good and they are done properly. The bone in rib eye was excellent and cooked exactly as described. Decor and ambience was very nice, dark woods, non-linear walls, comfortable booths, subdued lighting but not too dark. Service was very good.

4 stars vs. 5 stars? Price. I live in Los Angeles. I'm used to expensive meals and high priced steakhouses trying to outdo each each other. The prices at Vince's are too high by 20%. I really wanted the dry aged rib eye, but $85 was just silly.

I am a devout beef lover and I would go back to Vince's again because it's excellent. Just understand that they're pushing beyond the envelope on prices.

Tags: Comfort Food, Authentic, Business Meals
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 (Austin)·Dined on October 21, 2017

The food was FANTASTIC. We made reservations for 615 on a Saturday, we would have liked a bit later, but that was what was available at the time. We walked in and were seated immediately. Again, food was awesome!.

Tags: Special Occasion
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 (London)·Dined on October 21, 2017

Expensive but one gets what one pays for, in a word, excellent.

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