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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. 

    • AWARDS

      The Driskill Hotel

      • ConvenstionSouth – Top New or Renovated Meeting Site Award (2016)
      • Travel + Leisure500 World’s Best Hotels | 2014
      • AAA Four-Diamond Award – Hotels | 2014 (Since 2000)
      • Private Clubs – THE LIST | 2013
      • US News & World Report Top 15 Hotels in Texas | 2013
      • The Knot – Best of Weddings | 2013 (Since 2007)
      • Condé Nast Traveler – Readers’ Choice Awards – Top 15 Hotels in Texas | 2013
      • Condé Nast Traveler – Readers’ Choice List – Top 25 Hotels in the Southwest | 2012, 2009
      • Orbitz – Best in Stay Award | 2012
      • TripAdvisor – Certificate of Excellence | 2014, 2012
      • Expedia – An "Insider's Select" Hotel | 2012, 2010
      • Convention South – Reader’s Choice Award | 2012
      • International Society of Event Specialists – Best Caterer, Austin | 2012
      • Smart Meetings Platinum Award | 2011, 2010
      • Austin American-StatesmanBest 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 Cocktail Bar | 2015

          Best Restroom | 2015, 2010, 2008, 2006, 2004

          Best Building (Under 10 Stories) | 2013

          Best Interior  | 2008

          Best Lobby | 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004

          Best Place to Wave to the Masses | 2006, 2000, 1999

          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 2014 (Since 2002) 
      • TripAdvisor – Certificate of Excellence | 2014, 2013
      • 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) | 2013, 2012
      • Austin American-Statesman -- Best Restaurant for Special Occasion, Best Chefs | 2010
      • Fodor's- Fodor's Choice | 2009
      • OpenTable – Diner's Choice Award |  2015, 2012, 2011, 2009

          Most Romantic

          Special Occasion

          Vibrant Bar Scene

          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 TodayTop 100 Hotel Restaurants | 2006


      The Driskill Bar

      • Food & Wine Magazine – Best Hotel Bars | 2012
      • Garden & Gun Magazine Top 50 Bars in the South | 2013, 2012
      • City of Austin – Official Cocktail of Austin, The Brazos Batini | 2010
      • Austin-American Statesman – Best Hotel Bar | 2010

       

       

      1886 Café & Bakery

      • TripAdvisor – Certificate of Excellence | 2014, 2013
      • Zagat Best Power Breakfasts in Austin, Austin | 2014
      • Zagat Best Hotel Restaurants, Austin | 2013
      • Zagat Restaurants That Never Go Out Of Style, Austin | 2013
      • Zagat – Superior Dining Rating | 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006
      • ZagatTexas Dining Guide | 2007

          Top Ratings—Traditional American Cuisine, People-Watching, Quick Bites, and Décor



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