The Driskill Grill

117 E 7th St, Austin, TX 78701

Overview

Famous for the iconic first date spot of LBJ and Lady Bird, The Driskill Grill blends the refined setting with a hyperlocal Texas menu. With newly appointed Executive Chef Mark Dayanandan, and Restaurant Chef Cody Leonard, the menu features innovative starters, mouthwatering main dishes, decadent sides, and time-honored Driskill desserts.

Contact Information

Reservations are always recommended. Please call to confirm any special requests.

  • 117 E 7th St,
    Austin, TX 78701

  • 512-391-7162

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Opening Time
  • Monday
    Closed
  • Tuesday
    5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Wednesday
    5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Thursday
    5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Friday
    5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Saturday
    5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Sunday
    Closed
More about The Driskill Grill
Good For

- Dinner
- Dessert
- Date Night

Features

- Street
- Garage
- Valet

Ambiance

- Classic
- Upscale

Extra

- Full Bar
- Wi-Fi

Dinner ($35)

Choice of One
Chilled Pea and Pistachio Soup

Crispy Ham Chip, Dill

Driskill Greens

Burnt Honey Vinaigrette, Asian Pear, Fennel, Goat Cheese, Candied Pecans

Choice of One
Smoke Braised Short Rib

Gouda Whipped Potato, Corn, Poblano, Okra Succotash, Mushroom Demi Glace

Market Catch

White Corn Grits, Speck, Scallions, Broccolinni, Tequila Ancho Glaze

Cast Iron Yard Bird

Low Country Collards, Zesty Mustard Fingerling Potato, Peach Bourbon Jus

1886 Chocolate Cake

Heritage Society of Austin’s original recipe

Dinner ($50)

Choice of One
Chilled Pea and Pistachio Soup

Crispy Ham Chip, Dill

Driskill Greens

Burnt Honey Vinaigrette, Asian Pear, Fennel, Goat Cheese, Candied Pecans

Crab and Crawfish Hushpuppy

Ancho Mustard Glaze

Choice of One
Butter Age Carpaccio

Balsamic Mushrooms, Smoked Goat, Sherry Greens

Short Rib Croquettes

Tomato-Bourbon Chutney

PEI Mussels

Local Chorizo, Texas White Wine, Garlic, Herbs, Sourdough

Choice of One
Smoked Short Rib

Gouda Whipped Potato, Corn, Poblano, Okra Succotash, Mushroom Demi Glace

Market Catch

White Corn Grits, Speck, Scallions, Broccolini, Tequila Ancho Glaze

Cast Iron Yard Bird

Low Country Collards, Zesty Mustard Fingerling Potato, Peach Bourbon Jus

Speck Wrapped Pork Medallions

Pecan Balsamic Glaze, Crispy Brussels, Sage and Rosemary Risotto

Choice of One
Texas Turtle Cheesecake

Chocolate and caramel filled New York style cheesecake topped with pecan-praline cremeaux, pecan-Coconut Crust

1886 Chocolate Cake

Heritage Society of Austin’s original recipe

Wine

Becker Claret

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Location

We Are Here

August 15 - September 2

Dine Between August 15th and September 2rd to enjoy Austin Restaurant Weeks pricing and help fight hunger in Central Texas.

Call for reservation

The Driskill Grill is open Tuesday – Saturday.

Reservation number: 512-391-7162