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North By Northwest (NXNW)

North By Northwest (NXNW)

Brewery and American Restaurant$$$$
North Burnet - Gateway, Austin
  • Cyndi C.
    "Love the Northern Light!"(4 Tips)
    Jason C.
    "Scallops and garlic bulbs are a must along with any of their beer."(4 Tips)
    Phillip L.
    "Try the seasonal beer: blackjack!"(3 Tips)
    Jnet J.
    "The migas and mimosas are a great way to start your weekend!"(2 Tips)
121 Tips and reviews
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  • northern lights
  • pizza
  • happy hour
  • garlic bulbs
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  • Steve B.
    Steve BasileMay 30
    Been here 10+ times
    Kodiak cask IPA. Yum.
  • Pooja
    PoojaMarch 16
    Skip the penne pasta, less than mediocre.
  • Steven D.
    Steven DoyleDecember 8, 2016
    Beers are great , pizza good too awesome service !
  • Scott W.
    Scott WilliamsDecember 2, 2016
    Great beer and great food.
  • Brian S.
    Brian SoperSeptember 28, 2016
    Happy hour beer, pizza, wings and military discount!!
  • Germaine W.
    Germaine WilliamsJuly 10, 2016
    The vegetable plate is a very flavorful satisfying vegan option!
  • Allison L.
    Allison LJune 3, 2016
    We where excited to try this place, but after going we won't be back. The atmosphere is great and the menu items look good with a big variety. Problem is the food is blah.
  • Allison L.
    Allison LJune 3, 2016
    Kids chicken tenders where nice and juicy.
  • Allison L.
    Allison LJune 3, 2016
    Appetizer platter was good. I would order it again. It had a nice variety.
  • Allison L.
    Allison LJune 3, 2016
    Blue cheese tomato soup was good just a touch too much blue cheese which over powered the flavor.
  • Allison L.
    Allison LJune 3, 2016
    Salmon dish was cooked good just lacked the flavor. The blue cheese potatoes also didn't taste like anything.
  • Allison L.
    Allison LJune 3, 2016
    The pork loin was good but super thin.
  • Allison L.
    Allison LJune 3, 2016
    Was not a huge fan of their beers they tasted watered down to us.
  • John H.
    John HillMarch 6, 2016
    Need more parking.
  • Mike A.
    Mike AndrewsMarch 5, 2016
    For a sub $30 ribeye, you can do a lot better. Appetizer, drinks, entrée, sides were all sub-par. DO NOT order a classic gin martini. So many better food options in the area. Waitstaff was terrific.
  • Chris H.
    Chris HintonJanuary 25, 2016
    Great set of local beers. Try them all.
  • John B.
    John BJanuary 16, 2016
    Pork tenerloin
  • Kirsty M.
    Kirsty MarrOctober 6, 2015
    Happy hour 4-7pm daily. $3.25 beers, ritas, and bellinis. $4.50 house wine. $5 appetizers include spinach dip, stuffed mushrooms, calamari, wings, and pizza.
  • Brian B.
    Brian BrannanSeptember 18, 2015
    Great cocktails, and tasty pork entrees. Unfortunately most of my smoked pork was a bit dry, but one piece was juicy and amazing. My girlfriend's porterhouse pork chop was thick and perfectly cooked.
  • Kyle F.
    Kyle FitchJuly 27, 2015
    Good beer, great food.
  • Raul B.
    Raul Bustamante JrJune 17, 2015
    Really like this place
  • Sara L.
    Sara LasseterMarch 7, 2015
    Great spot for a business lunch. The crab shrimp cakes are awesome!
  • Dipanjan S.
    Dipanjan SenFebruary 20, 2015
    Lennon shrimp linguini
  • Dipanjan S.
    Dipanjan SenFebruary 20, 2015
    Lemon shrimp linguini
  • Samantha d.
    Samantha deanJanuary 24, 2015
    Fun atmosphere! Great food
  • Jasmine R.
    Jasmine RaShaeDecember 23, 2014
    The brunch here > 12$ steak and eggs you will eat in your life, fresh GOOD coffee, the freshly baked muffins are phenomenal
  • Ryan J.
    Ryan JonesDecember 17, 2014
    Had the salmon.. it was so so.. but the potatoes underneath were pretty good.. hostesses were nice and fun to chat with.
  • ASK Gwen C.
    ASK Gwen CashNovember 21, 2014
    Been here 25+ times
    The Cactus Jack and Star View that is on tap is a must try
  • Jason C.
    Jason C.November 15, 2014
    Scallops and garlic bulbs are a must along with any of their beer. If you have room for dinner after that the fillet or tuna will finish out the night perfectly
  • Stephanie R.
    Stephanie R.October 11, 2014
    The food and in house brews both impressed this traveler ... Plus awesome service and portion sizes
  • Steve B.
    Steve BasileSeptember 3, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Wifi password (stupid idea) is nxnwbrew
  • Tariq A.
    Tariq AhmadSeptember 1, 2014
    Asian Wings appetizer and their hamburger are excellent.
  • Vansi
    VansiAugust 23, 2014
    Do not get the cornbread skillet. It's a soggy mess.
  • Todd W.
    Todd WhiteAugust 14, 2014
    Pizza and beer are awesome.
  • Mike Mike M.
    Mike Mike Mike MikeAugust 7, 2014
    Nate "the great", The Balloon Artist. Don't ask for a ninja though. Food was okay.
  • Jason H.
    Jason HickeyAugust 6, 2014
    Get the Northern Light
  • Daniel B.
    Daniel B.March 9, 2014
    Had the the garlic bulbs, ribeye and Okanogan Black Ale. All excellent.
  • Re R.
    Re RoFebruary 3, 2014
    Must eat... $8.95 .. Rosemary Blue Cheese Chicken Pizza... yummy
  • aaron h.
    aaron haleyJanuary 24, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    If you get a burger and don't order huntsman cheese you'll actually go to hell.
  • aaron h.
    aaron haleyJanuary 24, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Try the beer!!!
  • Ashley H.
    Ashley HawesJanuary 21, 2014
    The dunkelweizen was delicious and had a nice body to it.
    MattersOfGrey.comNovember 24, 2013
    Try the Roasted Garlic Bulb appetizer. The garlic is roasted perfectly and balances well with the bread and goat cheese
  • Richard E.
    Richard ErringtonSeptember 2, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Wow! We've been coming here for years, and we usually have special requests. And didn't realize until tonight it was such a problem. Maybe we should go spend our money elsewhere.
  • Ashlyn A.
    Ashlyn AbellAugust 26, 2013
    Get the red ale. It's phenomenal.
  • Linda S.
    Linda SwensenAugust 17, 2013
    Been here 25+ times
    try the seasonal beers . Currently Summer ale and Bock Jack on tap . Summer ale light and refreshing w a lemon note. Bock Jack. Bock aged in Jack Daniels oak barrels -Can't go wrong - nuff said.
  • Christine N.
    Christine NewmanAugust 14, 2013
    Ask for the mustard sauce with your fries - awesome! My entree was stellar. Ribeye cooked perfectly med/rare with blue cheese scalloped potatoes. Great meal all around.
  • Chris P.
    Chris PerkinsJuly 16, 2013
    Wifi pwd: nxnwbrew
  • Cindy C.
    Cindy C.July 3, 2013
    Nice place for food n beer! Ended up getting the 2L growler northern light
  • Scott R.
    Scott RognlieJuly 3, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Great beer and food!
  • Brian N.
    Brian NunneryJune 24, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Great beer, great atmosphere - but their beer/food menu isn't that exciting or adventurous.
  • Linda S.
    Linda SwensenMay 26, 2013
    Been here 25+ times
    Check out Sunday Brunch. Steak and eggs or an Italian Omelet. It's all great! They are open early so you canbeat the Sunday crowd.
  • I Realty C.
    I Realty ConnectMay 19, 2013
    Don't sing country at Karaoke
  • David P.
    David PearceApril 29, 2013
    Going there for happy hour is good. Good food and beer at good prices
    Upvoted Jun 3
  • Nick W.
    Nick WebbApril 24, 2013
    The seasonal black jack was phenomenal!
  • DarkSkin 🌺 Q.
    DarkSkin 🌺 QueenApril 15, 2013
    They have a nice wine list make sure you ask for the wine menu.
  • Jessica H.
    Jessica HuffApril 14, 2013
    My favorite place in ATX to get a steak and some craft brew!
  • Spenser W.
    Spenser WaltersApril 14, 2013
    Great food, great micro-brews. What else do you need?
  • Roy B.
    Roy BeckelhymerApril 14, 2013
    Great food and service. No Coke however
  • Ana V.
    Ana VelazquezApril 13, 2013
    Bring cash for valet!!! Guys work tip only & their card reader never works.
  • Scott J.
    Scott JarvisApril 11, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Their own IPA, Pai Jingo, is fantastic
  • Mike W.
    Mike WanderskiApril 8, 2013
    The Northern Light Lager is very good, especially on happy hour prices :)
  • Julia H.
    Julia HarrodMarch 31, 2013
    My kids love the pizza!
  • Amy M.
    Amy MorenoMarch 30, 2013
    Great happy hour prices and the Amber Ale was great!
  • Gray C.
    Gray ChenaultMarch 27, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Irish Stout FTW!
  • Constanze K.
    Constanze KratelFebruary 9, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    This is a cool place if you crave home- made beer, good food, and have an affinity for the Northwest (like me). Be prepared for some large portions,at least twice as much food as you'd get in Seattle.
  • Brandi D.
    Brandi DonnJanuary 17, 2013
    Avoid the jalapeño pizza. Everything else is wonderful!
  • Michelle F.
    Michelle FosterDecember 3, 2012
    Beef tri-tip pizza = amazing!
  • Kristen W.
    Kristen WeegNovember 29, 2012
    The lodge soup is amazing!!!!
  • J Catherine T.
    J Catherine ThompsonNovember 20, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Play on Chelsea's team.
  • Josh A.
    Josh AOctober 24, 2012
    Been here 25+ times
    Blackjack. Done.
  • Melissa H.
    Melissa HOctober 22, 2012
    Their migas is amazing!
  • Brian A.
    Brian ASeptember 8, 2012
    Been here 100+ times
    The Spicy Mike's Chicken Sandwich is a great lunchtime burger alternative.
  • Linda S.
    Linda SwensenSeptember 1, 2012
    Been here 25+ times
    Absolutely everything on the menu rocks! My personal favorite is the Huntsman burger! Make sure you order one with the huntsman cheese and a Duckabish Amber Ale.
  • Debbie C.
    Debbie CerdaAugust 16, 2012
    love the Blackjack Ale, a personal favorite! Try with the grilled cornbread topped with 'shrooms and goat cheese
  • Carlos A.
    Carlos ArellanoJune 13, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    You can buy NXNW pint glasses!
  • Saurah
    SaurahJune 10, 2012
    The lobster ravioli is to die for!
  • Erica L.
    Erica LuevanoJune 4, 2012
    Love this place! Great beer selection!!!
  • Jim C.
    Jim CMay 28, 2012
    The smoked salmon pizza is delicious.
  • Amy M.
    Amy McGeheeMay 26, 2012
    Lobster Ravioli was awesome!
  • Jennifer
    JenniferMay 1, 2012
    Beer samplers are the way to go here -- it's a haven for those in way North Austin.
  • Audrey P.
    Audrey PageApril 29, 2012
    Get the artichoke pizza!
  • Erik P.
    Erik PontiusApril 22, 2012
    Brewer's Brunch was excellent. Sirloin and 2 eggs cooked to order.
  • John C.
    John CarpenterApril 5, 2012
    They have a gluten free menu if that is of interest.
  • Molly Karol S.
    Molly Karol SprattApril 1, 2012
    Duckabish Amber. Best beer I've had in a long time. Also ask for Jeffery. Great waiter.
  • Charlie M.
    Charlie McGintyMarch 4, 2012
    Great beer, great food.
  • Grant N.
    Grant NJanuary 5, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Try the badonkaweizen, it's amazing!
  • Kurt W.
    Kurt WeisenbergerDecember 9, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Get the Holiday Ale in December it's amazing.
  • Monica B.
    Monica BaumgardnerNovember 28, 2011
    Quail spinach salad. YUM.
  • david
    davidNovember 13, 2011
    Duckabish Amber Ale. Do it.
  • Jo Ann R.
    Jo Ann RichmondNovember 9, 2011
    Been here 100+ times
  • Richard E.
    Richard ErringtonOctober 15, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Sampler platter. Don't expect real Buffalo wings - they're Asian honey wings - but good. I get the platter as an entree without the Calamari.
  • Geries
    GeriesOctober 3, 2011
    Okanogan beer.
  • Carnell W.
    Carnell Washington JrSeptember 25, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Always try the special beer
  • Jenny V.
    Jenny VSeptember 17, 2011
    Love the brunch here!
  • Steve B.
    Steve BasileSeptember 8, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    The grizzled veteran of the brewpub early days. Good food, competent, if sometimes conventional brews. Read more
  • Savanah H.
    Savanah HaasAugust 16, 2011
    The smoked salmon pizza and pale ale are worth the drive up north!
  • Shelby
    ShelbyAugust 5, 2011
    Want a drinking game? Sit where you can watch the blonde hostess & take a drink every time she touches her hair!
  • Fernando L.
    Fernando LabastidaJuly 19, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    They make their own beer...try their Heffeweizen beer...nice, bright, refreshing and they always add a slice of orange to it..yum!!!
  • Geert O.
    Geert OostJuly 18, 2011
    Been here 50+ times
    When you come here often for their amazing beers don't forget to ask about their mugclub membership
  • Doug C.
    Doug CaldwellJune 27, 2011
    For two, try small salad sure each. Then share a pizza, especially BBQ chicken. Wait staff very attentive to clear off dishes and glasses. Pizza very good, oven baked makes great crust.
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