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North By Northwest

#86 of 3,054 Restaurants in Austin
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Northwest Austin
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10010 N Capital of Texas Hwy, Austin, TX 78759-5837
+1 512-467-6969
Today
11:00 - 00:00
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 - 23:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 23:00
Fri 11:00 - 00:00
Sat 10:00 - 00:00
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Austin, Texas
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

First time going here and the Happy Hour was crowded. Luckily we came for dinner because seating in the bar was sparse. It took a little longer than I preferred to see our waiter, but when he came, he was attentive and good. My friend ordered the daily special, a blackened trout, which she thought was a bit bland. I... More 

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Thank Heling
Austin, Texas
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40 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Ok let's get the bad out of the way - the parking spaces are lined out way too narrow! I bet they are 2" wider than most cars. I had to climb into my car via passenger seat! Good stuff - food, beers and service. Ahi tuna salad for me wife, PPM pizza for me (pepperoni, pepperoni and mushrooms). I... More 

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Thank boatwaco
San Marcos, Texas
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179 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed a birthday meal with the family. Our waiter, Jeff, was super efficient. The food was good--crab cakes (yum), chicken ziti pasta dish (also tasted great). We enjoyed 3 different desserts - créme brulee, peach cobbler, and chocolate cake. Peach cobbler and chocolate cake were large enough to share, and all very tasty.

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Thank NancyS2
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69 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food and prices. Our party had a great duck breast, grilled salmon and chicken Cobb salad between us. Service on the other hand, left something to be desired, but no more than typical when keeping it weird. Hostess asked us if we wanted Happy Hour or seating, with no explanation of what either entailed. We kind of were hoping... More 

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Thank Keith D
austin, tx
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279 reviews
166 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We have dined here maybe a half dozen times, and have never left disappointed. The service is always excellent, and the food is tasty with a varied selection--everything from salads, to burgers, to pizza & pasta & more. They also brew their own beer. There is a small bar and a large parking lot. The décor is pleasing (brick/fireplaces/etc) to... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States
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57 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

We came in for a late breakfast on a Saturday. We were seated promptly and immediately ordered Bloody Mary's. They are simple but delicious my only recommendation being that they have some hot sauce available for both the drinks as well as the food. The only thing they had was tabasco. Our server was friendly and attentive and we were... More 

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

I attended a bridal shower and was impressed by the private room with big stone fireplace and wall of windows, attentive service, and excellent food.

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Thank Holly Z
San Juan Metro Region, Puerto Rico
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104 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

Group of 7, sit on round table at the corner. The waiter can't reach the people on the back, but was very nice and gentle though. We had for appetizer onion rings (delicious), a sampler of sea food (also delicious) and a plate with some corn bread dipping in some soup, taste good, but it look very messy. I had... More 

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Kilgore, Texas
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108 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

The location is nice there was a smell of spoiled beer on the patio as we arrived. The appettizure we got was fried calamari it arrived very quick which was not a good thing. The calamari was under cooked and we had to send them back. The next set was mostly cooked but we still got a few pieces that... More 

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Little Neck, New York
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017

Had dinner there, last day of my trip. Fresh, generous salad, ribeye cooked to my preference (medium rare), and their featured beer (a full bodied pilsner). Good atmosphere by the tables, the front was too noisy for my taste. Strongly recommend.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 21 - USD 30
Cuisine
American, Bar, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Private Dining, Television
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 00:00
Saturday
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10010 N Capital of Texas Hwy, Austin, TX 78759-5837
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin>  > Northwest Austin
  • Neighbourhood: Northwest Austin
  • Phone Number: +1 512-467-6969

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?