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“Excellent meat”
Review of ALC Steaks

ALC Steaks
Ranked #116 of 4,188 Restaurants in Austin
Price range: USD 31 - USD 50
Cuisines: Seafood, Steakhouse
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Restaurant details
Good for: Groups, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighbourhood: Downtown
Cross street: 12th Street
Description: Enjoy a delicious steak and a taste of Austin. You haven’t experienced the best of Austin until you've been to ALC Steaks. The capitol city's only independent, family-owned steakhouse serves sizzling, hand-cut, aged beef the way Austinites have loved it for over 19 years. From our rich, antique wooden bar to our relaxing, unpretentious dining room, everything about us says, "welcome." Our exceptional service and genuine hospitality are as inviting as the many signature items on our menu. Tonight's the perfect evening to discover something else great about Austin.
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

Very good food in a nice location. The restaurant is pretty big but not too noisy, and has also separate rooms.
The meat is amazing: tender, juicy, tasty. The filet mignon simply perfect and the sweet potatoes as well.
Good service.

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Catherine M, Owner at ALC Steaks, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2017

Thanks for the kind words! We're glad you have enjoyed our food here in our great location. It sounds like the steak hit the spot -- you picked the best words to describe them. We hope to see you again soon!

Best,
Jordan, Manager

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Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

This is a place I really enjoy. They have awesome steak sandwiches!
And they have this massive porterhouse no man should ever attempt a second time. It is one of the best I've eaten. The experience is nice. A little stiff collared but very nice.

Thank Joe H
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Catherine M, Owner at ALC Steaks, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2017

Joe, thanks for the great review! We're so glad you had a great time in with us and enjoyed your awesome steak sandwich. We hope you come back many more times in the future!

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Jordan, Manager

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Reviewed 17 April 2017

We had a nice weekend in Austin and decided to try a new place. Did not know what to expect, which can be a good and not so good experience. Below is a summary.

Setting: Kind of Blue (paint scheme) and relaxing - B
Service: Polite - B
Starter: Mushrooms - B
Main: Chopped Steak was reference quality - A
Desert: Pecan Tart was very good - B

A very nice experience and worth a visit when traveling to Austin.

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Thank Russell R
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Catherine M, Owner at ALC Steaks, responded to this reviewResponded 21 April 2017

Russell, thanks for the great review! We're so glad you made us part of your Austin weekend. It sounds like your chopped steak was great for you -- music to our ears. We hope you come back next time you're in town!

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Jordan, Manager

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Reviewed 12 April 2017

I had dinner here last week and overall give this place a C+ to B-.

Pros: the "Cowboy Ribeye" (bone in) was very good. It was prepared well and had good flavor. The dinner rolls were literally hot from the oven and were very good.

Cons: The atmosphere is like being in a Texas Land and Cattle or Outback Steakhouse type of restaurant. It is in a strip mall and the parking is poor. The table and chairs were wobbly. This place is definitely not anything approaching a "high end steakhouse" although their prices are in line with places like Three Forks, Bob's and Flemings, etc.

Overall: I won't be back to ALC, I really don't see the point. If you want a mediocre steak in a decent setting go to Outback (and you'll pay $20 for the mediocre experience) If you want a great steak go to Bob's or any of a number of other choices in Austin..even a big chain like Ruth's Chris and get a steak that is much better than what you'll get at ALC and for the same price.

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Thank Kyle D
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Catherine M, Owner at ALC Steaks, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2017

Kyle, thanks for taking the time to leave us a review. However, we're sorry to hear you weren't too pleased with your overall experience. We are glad you enjoyed your Cowboy Ribeye, though. We're sorry you haven't always had a great steak -- we truly do believe we are a one of kind steak place in Austin, and we hope you give us one more chance to really wow you.

Best,
Jordan, Manager

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Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Great service. Went with group of 6 people and everyone loved everything. There sweet potato soup was amazing!

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Catherine M, Owner at ALC Steaks, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2017

Rebecca, thansk for the great review! We're so glad you had a great time in with us and enjoyed your food. It sounds like the potato soup hit the spot. Come back soon!

Best,
Jordan, Manager

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