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The Driskill Grill is one of the Top 25 Hotel restaurants per Zagat, scoring the highest rankings (extraordinary to perfection) in all categories: Food, Décor and Service. 

Beloved not just by our guests, The Driskill has received praise & accolades from some of the top media sources in the industry. Below, please find a short list of recent awards, highlighting the very best of The Driskill. 

The Driskill Hotel

  • Private Clubs - THE LIST | 2013
  • US News & World Report - Top 10 Hotels in Texas | 2013
  • Condé Nast Traveler - Readers' Choice List - Top 25 Hotels in the Southwest | 2012, 2009
  • TripAdvisor - Certificate of Excellence | 2012
  • AAA Four-Diamond Award - Hotels | 2012 (Since 2000)
  • Expedia - An "Insider's Select" Hotel | 2012, 2010
  • The Knot - Best of Weddings | 2013 (Since 2007)
  • Convention South - Reader's Choice Award | 2012
  • International Society of Event Specialists - Best Caterer, Austin | 2012
  • Smart Meetings - Platinum Award | 2011, 2010  
  • Austin American-Statesman - Best Hotel | 2010
  • Condé Nast Traveler - Gold List, The World's Best Places to Stay | 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004
  • Animal Fair Magazine - Five Dog-Bone Award, Most Pet-Friendly Hotel | 2008
  • Travel & Leisure Magazine - T&L 500, The World's Best Hotels | 2007, 2006
  • Forbes Travel Guide - Three-Star Rating | 2007, 2006
  • Austin Chronicle - Best of Austin, All-Time Winners List, with 28 Accolades  
    • Best Bathroom | 2010, 2008, 2006, 2004
    • Best Interior | 2008
    • Best Lobby | 2007, 2006
    • Best Place to Wave to the Masses | 2006 - Balcony of the Lyndon and Lady Bird Johnson Suite
    • Best Restoration Project | 2002: The Driskill Hotel- "Restoring our Grand Dame to the height of her glory gives us a world-class hotel that never forgets her heritage."
  • Citysearch.com   
    • Austin's Best Luxury Hotel | 2010, 2007, 2006
    • Best Romantic Hotel | 2010
    • Best Business Hotel | 2010, 2007, 2006
    • Best Staff | 2007
  • Forbes Travel Guide - Three-Star Rating | 2007, 2006

The Driskill Grill

  • AAA Four-Diamond Award, Restaurants 2012 (Since 2002)
  • Zagat - Top 5 Most Romantic Restaurants, Austin | 2012
  • Zagat - Top 25 US Hotel Restaurants | 2011
  • Wine Spectator - Award of Excellence | 2013, 2012, 2011, 2009* "Best of" Winner
  • Austin-American Statesman - Top 50 Austin Restaurants (#13) | 2012
  • Austin American-Statesman - Best Restaurant for Special Occasion, Best Chefs | 2010
  • Fodor's - Fodor's Choice | 2009
  • OpenTable - Diner's Choice Award | 2012, 2011, 2009    
    • Most Romantic
    • Best Service
    • Best Ambiance
    • Notable Wine List
  • Austin360.com - Austin's #1 Downtown Restaurant, Five Stars | 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004
  • Zagat - Texas Restaurant Guide, Most Popular | 2007
  • Top Ratings: Food, Power Scenes, Quiet Conversation, Downtown, Décor, Romance, Service
  • USA Today - Top 100 Hotel Restaurants | 2006

The Driskill Bar

  • Food & Wine Magazine - Best Hotel Bars | 2012
  • Southern Living - Top 50 Bars in the South | 2012
  • City of Austin - Official Cocktail of Austin, The Brazos Batini | 2010
  • Austin-American Statesman - Best Hotel Bar | 2010

1886 Café & Bakery

  • Zagat - Superior Dining Rating | 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006
  • Zagat - Texas Dining Guide | 2007    
    • Top Ratings-Traditional American Cuisine, People-Watching, Quick Bites, and Décor


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