Threadgill's World Headquarters

TripExpert Score based on reviews in 7 publications
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7 expert recommendations



Once upon a time there existed the Armadillo and Threadgill's. Singer-songwriters came out of one scene. Cosmic cowboys the other.


Gayot 11.0

You'€™ll feel like you'€™re eating at grandma's at Threadgill'€™s, one of Austin'€™s most famous eateries since 1933. Full review →


Lonely Planet

Taking home cooking to a gluttonous new level, Threadgill's lets you choose from a ridiculously long list of vegetable sides – something you just don't get at home. Full review →


Not For Tourists

Outdoor live music venue, and gospel brunch. Full review →


Rough Guide

An Austin institution, north of downtown, established when Kenneth Threadgill was given the first licence to sell beer in the city after Prohibition.


The Infatuation 6.7

Sit down to a giant plate of chicken fried steak, mashed potatoes, and cornbread and you'll feel extremely grateful to be in a city where such a restaurant exists. Full review →



Providing "Southern comfort at its finest", this Crestview "classic" has long been a source for "down-home" "comfort fare" "done right" in a setting that's a veritable shrine to "local music". Full review →

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