Threadgill's

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Details
6416 N Lamar Blvd (Brentwood St.)
Austin, TX 78752
(512) 459-3855
American
$ $
Hours
Mon–Sat: 11:00 AM–10:00 PM Sun: 10:00 AM–9:30 PM

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  • Opened by a bootlegger the day Prohibition ended in 1933, Threadgills served as the breeding ground for many burgeoning Austin acts, including a young Janis Joplin.
  • It was here that Janis Joplin honed her mix of country music and rock onstage. She also worked here as a server.Country crooner and music producer Jimmie Dale Gilmore led the house band in the 1980s.
  • The granddaddy of all Southern comfort restaurants, Threadgill's has still got it. We flip for the chicken-fried steak and airy yeast rolls, and terrific live roots music has us ever tapping our toes.
  • Honestly, the food kinda sucks.
  • Chicken fried steak is to die for!
  • HIbiscus mint tea on a hot day. Chicken fried pork chops.
  • Best meatloaf in Austin! If you're into meatloaf, which I am.
  • Try the Chicken Fried Steak - First time trying chicken fried steak. Um, it does taste like chicken. With collard greens and okra on the side.
  • Bland food. I've had better food at the hospital.
  • Great place to eat in Austin, Texas.
  • Complimentary seconds on veggie sides! Get the San Antonio squash!
  • Order the vegetable plates.
  • Free seconds on sides! Be sure to ask.
  • the garlic and cheese grits are delicious!
  • I must have gone on a bad day, my chicken fried streak was chewy and bland. Everything needed some flavor.
  • Eat best chicken fried steak ever, and stellar vegetables. Maybe best veggies in TX? Great live music and history. Had 1st liquor license in town, launched Janis Joplin. Priceless
  • If you are looking for traditional southern food at a great price visit Threadgills. They have delicious cornbread and rolls that will take you right back to your southern roots and extensive sides!
  • I had the pecan crusted chicken with broccoli n cheese rice and koolaid. It was great and they give free extra veggies!
  • Some meals come with additional sides for FREE. Ask your server for details!
  • Love those fried chicken livers!