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American Restaurant$$$$
Brentwood, Austin
  • Melissa F.
    "Try the Chicken Fried Steak - First time trying chicken fried steak."(10 Tips)
    "here that Janis Joplin"(3 Tips)
    Liss L.
    "Awesome blackened tuna poboy!"(2 Tips)
    Liz H.
    "famously yummy southern cooking"(12 Tips)
57 Tips and reviews
  • chicken fried steak
  • Southern food
  • janis joplin
  • tuna poboy
  • authentic
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  • Austin Chronicle
    Austin ChronicleJune 18, 2013
    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.
  • Social N.
    Social News NetworkSeptember 1, 2013
    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!
  • Carl d.
    Carl de CordovaNovember 11, 2011
    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
  • Sean S.
    Sean SavageFebruary 28, 2009
    Eat best chicken fried steak ever, and stellar vegetables. Maybe best veggies in TX? Great live music and history. Had 1st liquor license in town, launched Janis Joplin. Priceless
    HISTORYApril 7, 2010
    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.
  • Rolling Stone
    Rolling StoneMarch 15, 2011
    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.
  • Melissa F.
    Melissa FooAugust 5, 2012
    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.
    Upvoted Jun 24
  • Susanna D.
    Susanna DouglasAugust 2, 2013
    I had the pecan crusted chicken with broccoli n cheese rice and koolaid. It was great and they give free extra veggies!
  • Pete W.
    Pete WungAugust 11, 2011
    There's music, and then there's the spinach souffle. Great combo. Oh, and the chicken fried steak too.
  • Susan R.
    Susan RiceMarch 5
    They always have great vegetables I like the spinach casserole the best.
  • Shannon M.
    Shannon McNettNovember 27, 2015
    Fast service. Chicken fried pork chops and the buffalo chicken tenders were cooked just right.
  • Heather
    HeatherJuly 25, 2010
    Gospel Brunch on Sunday. TONS of food for a reasonable price and some gospel music.
  • Melissa
    MelissaJune 17, 2010
    I must have gone on a bad day, my chicken fried streak was chewy and bland. Everything needed some flavor.
  • Liss L.
    Liss LieuDecember 6, 2012
    Awesome blackened tuna poboy! Cooked to perfection.
  • Isaac S.
    Isaac SanchezFebruary 10, 2015
    Delicious food. Best known for their chicken fried steak! Service is great.
  • Liz H.
    Liz HallAugust 15, 2015
    Original location for this legendary live music venue and famously yummy southern cooking at its best!
  • R W.
    R WilliamsMarch 13, 2011
    The breakfast omelet is huge, ask for a smaller one if you want.
  • Mallorie F.
    Mallorie FrankJuly 18, 2014
    There's no seasoning on they're's not good! Save your money and go somewhere else.
  • Patrizio
    PatrizioJune 23, 2013
    Some meals come with additional sides for FREE. Ask your server for details!
  • Kevin L.
    Kevin LanceAugust 20, 2012
    Best meatloaf in Austin! If you're into meatloaf, which I am.
  • Brian C.
    Brian CampbellFebruary 15, 2011
    Tuesday special is vegetable lasagna - highly recommended by a carnivore!
  • Isaac S.
    Isaac SanchezNovember 16, 2014
    Chicken Fried Steak and Chicken are both very tasty.
  • L. O.
    L. OcampoAugust 16, 2010
    the garlic and cheese grits are delicious!
  • Alice L.
    Alice LiApril 23, 2011
    Free seconds on the vegetable plate! Amazing!
  • Jeri S.
    Jeri S.February 5, 2012
    Can't get the special $5 off powered by AmEx unless you pay with AmEx.
  • Veronica V.
    Veronica ValladoJanuary 11, 2011
    Complimentary seconds on veggie sides! Get the San Antonio squash!
  • Pedro A V.
    Pedro A VillalobosAugust 31, 2013
    Get the sweet potato fries as a side
  • Lexi S.
    Lexi ShepherdDecember 25, 2011
    Everyone ask for Candice! Best server they have!!
  • Linda L.
    Linda L.September 30, 2014
    Blackened tuna poboy w/ mac & cheese. Perfection.
  • Laughing Squid
    Laughing SquidFebruary 28, 2012
    HIbiscus mint tea on a hot day. Chicken fried pork chops. Read more
  • Sara S.
    Sara SasakiJuly 22, 2011
    The chicken fried chicken is the best!
  • Liz H.
    Liz HallFebruary 24
    Family owned means closed on Superbowl Sunday!
  • Brian M.
    Brian MathenyApril 19, 2010
    Chicken fried steak is to die for!
  • Jo S.
    Order the vegetable plates.
  • Litto Paul B.
    Litto Paul BacasFebruary 6, 2013
    Should've taken a picture. The chicken was huge!
  • Kumar J.
    Kumar JMarch 16, 2013
    Chicken fried steak, y'all?
  • Amy P.
    Amy PacharzinaDecember 25, 2012
    Chicken fried steak is incredible!!!
  • Susy S.
    Susy StoneMay 24, 2012
    Bland food. I've had better food at the hospital.
  • Schultzcore
    SchultzcoreJanuary 11, 2011
    Free seconds on sides! Be sure to ask.
  • Denali V.
    Denali Van Kampen-LewisDecember 28, 2013
    The bread is soooo good!
  • Pedro A V.
    Pedro A VillalobosAugust 7, 2013
    Chicken fries steak is amazing!
  • Wesley Y.
    Wesley YoungJanuary 27, 2013
    Sunday Brunch has blue grass band
  • Paul E.
    Paul EstradaJune 23, 2012
    Chicken Fried. Steak SanAntonio squash
  • Ugly S.
    Ugly ShylaApril 2, 2015
    Good oyster poboys.
  • Karen F.
    Karen FraserJanuary 1, 2013
    Open on New Year's Day
  • Jim S.
    Jim ShafferApril 1, 2013
    Love those fried chicken livers!
  • Beau H.
    Beau HindmanFebruary 14, 2015
    Holy crap the charm oozes from this place.
  • Oscar M.
    Oscar MunguiaJuly 25, 2013
    I did leave a tip already. ;)
  • Gina S.
    Gina SigillitoJune 24, 2011
    Best fried Okra ever :)
  • Jack F.
    Jack FrinkApril 24, 2012
    Austin's restaurant. Essential.
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