Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar
320 E. Second, 512/457-1500
Hours: Lunch: Mon.-Fri., 11:30am-2pm; Dinner: Mon.-Thu., 5-10pm; Fri.-Sat., 5-11pm; Sun., 5-9pm
The main attraction is perfectly prepared beef presented in a comfortable, clubby setting and enhanced by an extensive wine list and accomplished service. Be careful with hand-crafted cocktails including the Farmer's Daughter, Clover Club, and Blood Orange Sangria.
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