Highest-rated restaurants in Austin, according to Tripadvisor

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August 10, 2022
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Highest-rated restaurants in Austin, according to Tripadvisor

With the advent of Big Data, it's now easier than ever to quantify what people like around the globe. And when it comes to food, Americans seem to have specific opinions. American dining brands have a long and storied history, and whether they're fast food, fast-casual, high-end, or super cheap, U.S. restaurants offer something for almost everyone.

What's clear about U.S. dining habits is that people love options. Restaurants across America are chock-full of variety, mixing ethnicities, food regions, and cultures into steaming melting pots of (often) fried deliciousness.

Stacker compiled a list of the highest-rated restaurants in Austin using rankings from Tripadvisor. Tripadvisor rankings factor in the average rating and number of reviews. Some restaurants on the list may have recently closed. These restaurants range from fast food powerhouses to local hot spots.

Locals reading the list will surely see some favorite eateries and classic go-to restaurants. Keep reading to see if your favorite restaurant made the list—and to see which spots you haven't been to yet.

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#30. Lonesome Dove Western Bistro

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (248 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Steakhouse
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 419 Colorado St, Austin, TX 78701-2918
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#29. Gus's World Famous Fried Chicken

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (773 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American
- Price: $
- Address: 117 San Jacinto Blvd, Austin, TX 78701-4025
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#28. Azul Rooftop

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (113 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 310 E. 5th St., Austin, TX 78701
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#27. Perry's Steakhouse & Grille- Downtown Austin

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (801 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Steakhouse
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 114 W 7th St, Austin, TX 78701-3000
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#26. Hopdoddy Burger Bar

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (650 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 2438 W Anderson Ln Suite 100, Austin, TX 78757-1149
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#25. la Barbecue

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (674 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Barbecue
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 902 E Cesar Chavez St, Austin, TX 78702-4206
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#24. Gourdough's Public House

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (269 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 2700 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78704-4708
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#23. Salty Sow

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (568 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Gastropub
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1917 Manor Rd, Austin, TX 78722-2434
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#22. Jack Allen's Kitchen

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (961 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Southwestern
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 7720 W Highway 71, Austin, TX 78735-8208
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#21. III Forks

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (350 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Steakhouse
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 111 Lavaca St, Austin, TX 78701-3932
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#20. Terry Black's Barbecue

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (1,549 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Barbecue
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1003 Barton Springs Rd, Austin, TX 78704-1148
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#19. Fonda San Miguel

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (752 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Mexican, Latin
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 2330 W North Loop Blvd, Austin, TX 78756-2360
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#18. True Food Kitchen

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (249 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Indian, Mediterranean
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 222 West Avenue Suite HR100, Austin, TX 78701
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#17. Uchiko

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (736 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Japanese, Seafood
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 4200 N Lamar Blvd Ste 140, Austin, TX 78756-3439
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#16. Franklin Barbecue

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (1,719 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (5.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Barbecue
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 900 E 11th St, Austin, TX 78702-1905
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#15. Odd Duck

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (559 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1201 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78704-2368
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#14. Home Slice Pizza

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (1,894 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, Pizza
- Price: $
- Address: 1415 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704-2434
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#13. Moonshine Patio Bar & Grill

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (3,109 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 303 Red River St, Austin, TX 78701-4130
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#12. Group Therapy

- Rating: 5.0 / 5 (68 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (5.0/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Bar
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 400 Lavaca St Hotel ZaZa Austin, Austin, TX 78701-4736
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#11. The Capital Grille

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (256 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Steakhouse
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 117 W 4th St, Austin, TX 78701
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#10. Uchi

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (1,359 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (5.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Japanese, Seafood
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 801 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78704-1509
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#9. Bouldin Creek Cafe

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (450 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Cafe
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1900 S 1st St, Austin, TX 78704-4254
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#8. Red Ash

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (266 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, Tuscan
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 303 Colorado St Suite 200, Austin, TX 78701-4653
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#7. Truluck's Ocean's Finest Seafood & Crab

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (1,210 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (5.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Seafood
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 400 Colorado St, Austin, TX 78701-2919
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#6. Eddie V's Prime Seafood

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (2,343 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Seafood
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 301 E 5th St, Austin, TX 78701
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#5. Eddie V's Prime Seafood

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (262 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Seafood
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 9400 B Arboretum Blvd, Austin, TX 78759
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#4. Cypress Grill

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (686 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Seafood
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 4404 W William Cannon Dr Suite L, Austin, TX 78749-1401
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#3. Stella San Jac

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (378 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 310 E 5th St, Austin, TX 78701
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#2. Acre 41

- Rating: 5.0 / 5 (208 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (5.0/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1901 San Antonio St Unit 130, Austin, TX 78705
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#1. Otopia Rooftop Lounge

- Rating: 5.0 / 5 (111 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: not available
- Type of cuisine: Sushi, American
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1901 San Antonio St. Unit 1100, Austin, TX 78705
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