Austin, Texas Restaurants
Dining at The Driskill is an experience unto itself, from brunch in 1886 Café & Bakery, an after-work gathering in The Driskill Bar or celebrating a special occasion at The Driskill Grill, Austin's longest-standing hotel offers a variety of options to please every palate, flawlessly executed by The Driskill's award-winning team of chefs.
1886 Cafe & Bakery's Chef Brian Contreras has created a menu that tempts your taste buds with Texas originals and Driskill Signature items, featuring all-day dining options. Rated by Zagat as Austin's Best New American Cuisine, 1886 Café & Bakery is well-known as "Austin's Original Socializing Parlor" and with contemporary Texan cuisine for breakfast, lunch, dinner and late-night meals, along with full bar service. 1886 Café also offers a complete line of hand-crafted pastries and desserts with service until midnight Friday and Saturday.
The Driskill Grill is a ten-time recipient of the AAA Four-Diamond award, and the perfect destination restaurant to enjoy innovative cuisine, with a revolving menu featuring the bounty of local Texan produce & game. Savor a selection from the extensive Wine Spectator award-winning wine list, and enjoy the opulent surroundings and dècor of Austin, circa 1929. Repeatedly ranked the number one restaurant in Austin, as well as one of the Top 25 Hotel Restaurants in the U.S. (Zagat 2011), and one of the Top 5 Most Romantic Restaurants in Austin (Zagat 2012), with top marks for Best Service, Most Romantic & Best Ambiance (OpenTable 2011, 2012), The Driskill Grill continues to impress - in fact, President Lyndon B. Johnson hosted his first date with future First Lady Claudia (Lady Bird) Taylor at The Driskill Grill in 1934. The Driskill Grill is the 2014 Winner of The OpenTable Diner's Choice Award.
The Driskill Bar has been ranked as one of Garden & Gun magazine's Top 50 Southern Bars, and features a classic Texan dècor. Long known as the power meeting spot for politicians in Stetsons,
The Driskill also offers 24-hour in-room dining to guests interested in a quiet Austin dining experience from the comfort of their rooms. A full-service in-room dining menu is available from 6:30AM - 10:00PM, Sunday - Thursday; 6:30AM - Midnight, Friday & Saturday. A Late-Night Limited Menu is available from 10:00PM - 6:30AM Sunday - Thursday; Midnight - 6:30AM Friday & Saturday.