This is a restaurant for the big ballers, the heavy hitters, the corporate accounts; basically, for anyone who wants to make like an old-school Rockefeller and eat some of the best food available anywhere.
First opened in 1929, the Driskill Grill presents a grand and sophisticated experience you can share with the most exacting Manhattanite. Housed in the ornate Driskill Hotel, the grill is home to cuisine that is hardly economical but certainly provides value.
You'll find fine dining in a supper-club atmosphere, with live music almost every night. Eddie V's specializes in fresh seafood, oysters, and prime beef. Try the Lemon Drop during happy hour.
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.
Take one look at the massive ribs and open-flame rotisserie as you walk in the door and you'll understand this is a carnivore's paradise. The salad bar is pretty terrific, too.
You'll find this nationally recognized steak house in a historic Austin building. Good steaks and à la carte side dishes are accompanied by stock market quotes for the business crowd.
A great sommelier, traditional luxury, and prime aged beef keep the crowds coming back. Enormous wedge salads and terrific steak-house sides tempt newcomers.
You know any restaurant with its own on-staff forager will make innovative use of farm-to-table ingredients, and Trace doesn't disappoint. The menu changes with the seasons; our reviewer loved the risotto.
Look out over Lady Bird Lake and transcend the usual hotel-dining scene. The focus is on unusual and creative preparations of appetizers, side dishes, terrific steaks, and seafood, with an extensive gluten-free menu. Dinner charms with romantic lighting and efficient service.
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