Threadgill's

American Restaurant
6416 N Lamar Blvd (Brentwood St.), Austin, TX 78752, United States
Hours:
Closed until 11:00 AM (Show more)
  • Mon–Sat
    • 11:00 AM–10:00 PM
  • Sun
    • 10:00 AM–9:30 PM
Price:
$ $ $ $
Reservations:
No
Menus:
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Drinks:
Beer
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. Discover & Visa)
Outdoor Seating:
No
8.6/10

Based on 132 votes

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Total Visitors
2,449
Total Visits
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  • What you need to know
    Melissa F.
    Try the Chicken Fried Steak - First time trying chicken fried steak.(8 Tips)
    Sean S.
    Had 1st liquor license in town, launched Janis Joplin.(3 Tips)
    Linda L.
    Blackened tuna poboy w/ mac & cheese.(2 Tips)
    Social N.
    traditional southern food at a great price visit Threadgills.(9 Tips)
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  • chicken fried steak
  • Southern food
  • janis joplin
  • tuna poboy
  • good service
  • great value
  • Mexican martinis
  • chicken
  • fried okra
  • music
  • cheese grits
  • brunch food
  • meatloaf
  • sweet potato fries
  • authentic
  • cozy
  • vegetables
  • dinner
  • lunch
  • bread
  • Ugly S.

    Good oyster poboys.

    Ugly Shyla · April 2
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  • Beau H.

    Holy crap the charm oozes from this place.

    Beau Hindman · February 14
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  • Isaac S.

    Delicious food. Best known for their chicken fried steak! Service is great.

    Isaac Sanchez · February 10
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  • Isaac S.

    Chicken Fried Steak and Chicken are both very tasty.

    Isaac Sanchez · November 16, 2014
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  • Linda L.

    Blackened tuna poboy w/ mac & cheese. Perfection.

    Linda L. · September 30, 2014
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  • Mallorie F.

    There's no seasoning on they're food...it's not good! Save your money and go somewhere else.

    Mallorie Frank · July 18, 2014
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  • Denali V.

    The bread is soooo good!

    Denali Van Kampen-Lewis · December 28, 2013
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  • Monty W.

    Try the Mexican martini

    Monty Wineinger · November 16, 2013
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  • Social N.

    If you are looking for traditional southern food at a great price visit Threadgills. They have delicious cornbread and rolls that will take you right back to your southern roots and extensive sides!

    Social News Network · September 1, 2013
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  • Pedro A V.

    Get the sweet potato fries as a side

    Pedro A Villalobos · August 31, 2013
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  • Pedro A V.

    Chicken fries steak is amazing!

    Pedro A Villalobos · August 7, 2013
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  • Susanna D.

    I had the pecan crusted chicken with broccoli n cheese rice and koolaid. It was great and they give free extra veggies!

    Susanna Douglas · August 2, 2013
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  • Oscar M.

    I did leave a tip already. ;)

    Oscar Munguia · July 25, 2013
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  • Patrizio K.

    Some meals come with additional sides for FREE. Ask your server for details!

    Patrizio Kiker · June 23, 2013
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  • Austin Chronicle

    The granddaddy of all Southern comfort restaurants, Threadgill's has still got it. We flip for the chicken-fried steak and airy yeast rolls, and terrific live roots music has us ever tapping our toes.

    Austin Chronicle · June 18, 2013
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  • Jim S.

    Love those fried chicken livers!

    Jim Shaffer · April 1, 2013
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  • Kumar J.

    Chicken fried steak, y'all?

    Kumar J · March 16, 2013
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  • Litto Paul B.

    Should've taken a picture. The chicken was huge!

    Litto Paul Bacas · February 6, 2013
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  • Wesley Y.

    Sunday Brunch has blue grass band

    Wesley Young · January 27, 2013
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  • Karen F.

    Open on New Year's Day

    Karen Fraser · January 1, 2013
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  • Amy P.

    Chicken fried steak is incredible!!!

    Amy Pacharzina · December 25, 2012
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  • Liss L.

    Awesome blackened tuna poboy! Cooked to perfection.

    Liss Lieu · December 6, 2012
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  • Kevin L.

    Best meatloaf in Austin! If you're into meatloaf, which I am.

    Kevin Lance · August 20, 2012
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  • Melissa F.

    Try the Chicken Fried Steak - First time trying chicken fried steak. Um, it does taste like chicken. With collard greens and okra on the side.

    Melissa Foo · August 5, 2012
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  • Jo S.

    Order the vegetable plates.

    Jo Schweikhard-Moss · July 4, 2012
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  • Paul E.

    Chicken Fried. Steak SanAntonio squash

    Paul Estrada · June 23, 2012
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  • Susy S.

    Bland food. I've had better food at the hospital.

    Susy Stone · May 24, 2012
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  • Jack F.

    Austin's restaurant. Essential.

    Jack Frink · April 24, 2012
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  • Laughing Squid

    HIbiscus mint tea on a hot day. Chicken fried pork chops. Read more

    Laughing Squid · February 28, 2012
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  • Jeri S.

    Can't get the special $5 off powered by AmEx unless you pay with AmEx.

    Jeri S. · February 5, 2012
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  • Lexi S.

    Everyone ask for Candice! Best server they have!!

    Lexi Shepherd · December 25, 2011
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  • Keir D.

    Great place to eat in Austin, Texas.

    Keir Duchesneau · November 23, 2011
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  • Charlie M.

    Fried Chicken Livers. Yum.

    Charlie McGinty · November 14, 2011
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  • Carl d.

    It's legendary for a reason. From the bread to the sides to the king ranch chicken to the best chicken fried sirloin in a region known for it. And fabulous live music. A must

    Carl de Cordova · November 11, 2011
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  • Pete W.

    There's music, and then there's the spinach souffle. Great combo. Oh, and the chicken fried steak too.

    Pete Wung · August 11, 2011
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  • Sara S.

    The chicken fried chicken is the best!

    Sara Sasaki · July 22, 2011
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  • Gina S.

    Best fried Okra ever :)

    Gina Sigillito · June 24, 2011
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  • Charity W.

    Fried green tomatoes!

    Charity Woosley · May 21, 2011
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  • Alice L.

    Free seconds on the vegetable plate! Amazing!

    Alice Li · April 23, 2011
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  • Rolling Stone

    Opened by a bootlegger the day Prohibition ended in 1933, Threadgill’s served as the breeding ground for many burgeoning Austin acts, including a young Janis Joplin.

    Rolling Stone · March 15, 2011
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  • Ron W.

    The breakfast omelet is huge, ask for a smaller one if you want.

    Ron Williams · March 13, 2011
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  • Brian C.

    Tuesday special is vegetable lasagna - highly recommended by a carnivore!

    Brian Campbell · February 15, 2011
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  • Veronica V.

    Complimentary seconds on veggie sides! Get the San Antonio squash!

    Veronica Vallado · January 11, 2011
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  • Schultzcore

    Free seconds on sides! Be sure to ask.

    Schultzcore · January 11, 2011
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  • L. O.

    the garlic and cheese grits are delicious!

    L. Ocampo · August 16, 2010
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  • Charity W.

    Fried green tomatoes!!

    Charity Woosley · July 29, 2010
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  • Heather

    Gospel Brunch on Sunday. TONS of food for a reasonable price and some gospel music.

    Heather · July 25, 2010
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  • Melissa

    I must have gone on a bad day, my chicken fried streak was chewy and bland. Everything needed some flavor.

    Melissa · June 17, 2010
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  • Brian M.

    Chicken fried steak is to die for!

    Brian Matheny · April 19, 2010
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  • HISTORY

    It was here that Janis Joplin honed her mix of country music and rock onstage. She also worked here as a server.Country crooner and music producer Jimmie Dale Gilmore led the house band in the 1980s.

    HISTORY · April 7, 2010
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