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Bob's Steak & Chop House

#114 of 3,045 Restaurants in Austin
Certificate of Excellence
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301 Lavaca St, Austin, TX 78701-3936 (3rd)
+1 512-222-2627
16:30 - 22:00
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Mon - Tue 16:30 - 22:00
Wed - Thu 16:30 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 16:30 - 00:00
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San Angelo, Texas
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327 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Great rooftop bar with fabulous service and yummy appetizers. Loved the shrimp appetizer with remoulade sauce. Great drinks! Enjoy!!

Thank Yokum
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20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant was a disappointment and we will not be returning. Food: we both had the small filet. My husband's was noticeably larger than mine. The exterior of the filet was HEAVILY (and I do mean HEAVILY) salted, to the point that that the outside was inedible. Even my husband, who is not as sensitive to salt, trimmed the exterior... More 

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Alpharetta, Georgia
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37 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Downtown Austin steakhouse with the old style look & feel of rich, dark wood. Great bar & extensive wine list. Started with a Texas-size wedge salad & then a fantastic ribeye & shareable sides (grilled asparagus was my favorite).

Thank madamson5
Climax, North Carolina
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Best steak EVER! Bob's has so many choices for steak, seafood and wine! You cannot go wrong with the wedge salad to start that has the biggest piece of bacon I've ever seen - and it was just as delicious! You may not want to eat anything before so you can have room to sample everyone's dinner! Bob's isn't to... More 

Thank heidibrown5006
Orange, California
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30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

I took a friend (Austin native) - who has never been here before. I tried the filet and lobster combo (lobster fried per the recommendation from the waiter). Coupled that with the pan fried potatoes and gravy.. great combo! Of course, all good meals begin with a Tito's martini in Austin.. and I liked the pickles that they have thoughtfully... More 

Thank Brent M
San Juan, Texas
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112 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

That is how we all felt when we walked out into the cold January night. The food was spectacular. Try the Lamb Lollipops, you will be delighted. All of our beef entrees were exquisite...I forgot the delicious lobster bisque. We asked Basil, our excellent server, for chocolate covered strawberries for dessert and they custom made some for us, yummy! We... More 

Thank Fronterizo
Florence, South Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

My wife dined here during our stay in Austin and everything was perfect. All the beef is USDA prime. We ordered the 28 oz porterhouse medium rare, cut family style to share. The steak arrived cut away from the bone with 2 hot plates and it was cooked perfectly, tender, with great flavor. Our sides were the smashed potato and... More 

Thank TimeToTravel2468
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

Having grown up in Omaha, Nebraska I know what good Prime beef means. But living in sunny beach weather South Carolina I can't find it so I eat Prime seafood! I looked forward to trying Texas beef. I was super pleased with Bob's 28 oz Prime Porterhouse steak my husband and I shared! Oh my gosh from walking in the... More 

1 Thank carolinabonny@aol.com
Edmonton AB
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32 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

Bobs hosted our annual Christmas dinner. We had about 70 people in a private room. The service, food and wine was all excellent. They had many servers standing by to wait on our party. The meals were all delivered at about the same time, so no tables or individuals were sitting waiting. We had an excellent time and highly recommend... More 

Thank EasyBurner
Greensboro NC
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

I asked my host to take us to the best steak in town and off we went to Bobs. Cozy, dark and upscale, we were led to a comfy booth. As I was reading the menu, I noticed they had a signature side added to every plate....a CARROT! It was a large whole carrot cooked to perfection with a slight... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 29 - USD 59
Seafood, American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Valet Parking
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 23:00
16:30 - 23:00
16:30 - 00:00
16:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 301 Lavaca St, Austin, TX 78701-3936
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin
  • Phone Number: +1 512-222-2627
Our Steaks Are Prime, Our Portions Big & Our Drinks Stiff.

Since the opening of the first Bob’s Steak & Chop House in Dallas, Texas, in 1993, the name “Bob’s” has been synonymous with a great steakhouse experience. Building on the reputation we earned at our original Dallas location, Bob’s has opened restaurants nationwide that offer the best cuts of meat available.

Each Bob’s location has its own unique personality, but all strictly uphold the same exceptional dining and service standards. We treat each customer as a VIP at every location, so you can dine with us in Dallas, San Francisco or Nashville, and feel like you are at your favorite Bob’s every time. Our combination of simple elegance, lively atmosphere, big drinks, fine wines and large cuts of the finest prime steaks, chops and seafood make Bob’s the best steakhouse in any town.

It starts with our beef. Always Prime, we hand select our steaks from the top 2% of all beef. Perfectly trimmed and expertly grilled, our steaks are the best anywhere. To accompany our steaks we make every dish in house; from our famous pickles and even more famous warm loaves of bread, to all our sides and desserts. Our chefs keep it simple; no gimmicks, no list of ingredients you can’t pronounce. We don’t try to prove how smart we are, but rather how smart you are for dining at Bob’s.

Bob’s Steak & Chop House has continually been recognized as one of the best steakhouses in the country, and continues to serve up the high caliber of service and steaks for which we’ve become known. Come visit us at any Bob’s location and enjoy the taste of prime beef served by people who take real pride in the name “Bob’s Steak & Chop House.

”Located in the heart of downtown Austin, Bob's Steak & Chop House is an Austin Steakhouse that offers the best. It is mere blocks from the Austin Convention Center, Austin City Limits and the State Capital. The only Bob's location to offer full dining on our luxurious roof top bar!

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