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Z'Tejas Southwestern Grill

#131 of 3,219 Restaurants in Austin
$$ - $$$Mexican, ,
1110 W 6th St, Austin, TX 78703-5304
+1 512-478-5355
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Overview
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good47%
  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (21 reviews)
“cornbread” (57 reviews)
“enchiladas” (30 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 10:00 pm Hours
CUISINES
Mexican, Southwestern, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
1110 W 6th St, Austin, TX 78703-5304
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1 - 10 of 372 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

A group of 4 of us enjoyed dinner at Z'Tejas. Other than a very hard to pronounce name, we enjoyed it! My Jerk Chicken salad was recommended by our server, Alyecia, and it was quite tasty. Dinner prices are good, but drink prices go over...More

Thank MRVEGAS711
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Z Tejas had good service for lunch. Cornbread touted as "life changing"; it was good, but not life changing. Nice and sweet. Chicken burrito and steak tacos were ok. Burrito was a little hot‎ (spicey) and there were bones left in the chicken. Beef in...More

Thank SymnCwl
Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

My hubby used to love the steak here, the center cut filet with onion Demi glaze. He was so upset, he said it’s more like fajitas now. It’s almost as though they went from having a chef to just a cook. The drinks & queso...More

Thank April R
Reviewed 7 March 2018

I really like this restaurant and have been going for many years at their Arboretum and Avery Ranch locations. But the past year it's just not been that great as in the years past (prior to the bankruptcy a few years ago). We went with...More

Thank JayDee3333
Reviewed 23 February 2018

Z-Tejas has the best southwestern food. It has a great atmosphere and the staff is really friendly. Always serves the freshest tastiest food and the service is awesome! It's been a favorite restaurant of mine for many many years. Never disappoints!

Thank emeb2018
Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

After walk through Grafity Park we stopped by Z' Tejas for late lunch. We enjoyed the amazing honey sweetened cornbread, the catfish benighs (a fancy name for corn-breaded deep fried fish) and the cilantro pesto rubbed trout salad. The margaritas (we tried 3 different ones)...More

Thank EarlDGrt
Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

We loved coming to either of the 2 locations for ZTejas in Austin for brunch when we were in town visiting family. Breakfast and brunch were good but we really came for the banana nut muffins which were large and awesome and worth traveling miles...More

Thank Barbara R
Reviewed 7 February 2018

I've been here multiple times and have never had a bad time. The chips, salsa, and guac are all on-point. The queso dip is also amazing. Overall, I could eat here everyday and be happy. The best thing is their margaritas which have a great...More

Thank Dougboat
Reviewed 2 February 2018 via mobile

We started off with queso cheese & chips and the queso was THE BEST I’ve had to date. Do have a tomato allergy so ordered with salsa. Dtr had “street tacos” and she loved them. I ordered the Mahi Mahi and it was so tasty...More

1  Thank Hope E
Reviewed 25 January 2018

We always struggle to find something on the menu but then end up really enjoying it. We had an early lunch and the guy in the bar was very helpful and we had him before and always chatty wish I remembered his name. The cornbread...More

1  Thank UKVISIT
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Response from Michael H | Reviewed this property |
I do not remember seeing a side room. I was there for lunch and it seemed crowded and conversation would be difficult. Food was outstanding. I would call to see if they can accommodate you
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 10
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1110 W 6th St, Austin, TX 78703-5304
    (N. Lamar Blvd.)
  • Public Transportation: We are located on the north side W. 6th Street just west of N. Lamar Blvd. between Baylor Street and Blnaco Street.
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 512-478-5355
  • E-mail
Description
This is where it all started - the original Z'Tejas. We converted it from a turn-of-the-century Victorian house, preserving as much of its Old Austin Character as possible. Today, our cozy nooks and patios are part of the 6th Street legend.Live music plays every Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 6PM-10PM.
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