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III Forks Austin

111 Lavaca St, Austin, TX 78701-3932
+1 512-474-1776
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Overview
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (96 reviews)
“fried lobster” (3 reviews)
“wedge salad” (6 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
111 Lavaca St, Austin, TX 78701-3932
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1 - 10 of 218 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Quiet enough you can talk and hear each other without trying to talk over the roar typical of most restaurants. Upscale with great service. Lobster bisque was delicious. My steak was cooked to perfection.

Thank Dennis10_51
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the best steaks I have ever had - a great atmosphere and the family style side dishes are fantastic.

Thank H319LIronw
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Great venue and service. Eaten and entertained at a couple of their restaurants. Sadly this time my steak was cooked to death. My medium rare came very well done.

Thank mr_larry_smith
Brian K, General Manager at III Forks Austin, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Mr. Smith, Thank you for taking the time to provide candid feedback regarding your recent experience. I have passed along your comments to our staff and we look forward to exceeding your expectations on your next visit.

Reviewed 30 October 2017

We were recommended this restaurant and it didn’t disappoint. The steaks were excellent cooked to perfection. The waiters and staff were extremely friendly. There’s music and great atmosphere. It’s a good location opposite the river.

Thank Smp441
Brian K, General Manager at III Forks Austin, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We are so pleased you took the recommendation. Thank you for the kind words.

Reviewed 27 October 2017

Service was so variable, we come here every year for F1, and the first years this was the best. This year, service was mixed, one diner not having their meal until we were almost finished, Wine choices were either not available, or just one bottle....More

Thank sunshinenow66
Brian K, General Manager at III Forks Austin, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you, sincerely, for your feedback. We will work diligently to correct these issues prior to next year's F1! We certainly hope we have you back next year with the opportunity to deliver on your expectations.

Reviewed 18 October 2017

Ok, whatever, they weren't serenading me in particular, but they did have a live band on the night I was there, it was my birthday and, well, whatever.......hahaha The food was delicious! Our server, Alan, was the coolest, and the live band was really very...More

Thank Sunny S
Brian K, General Manager at III Forks Austin, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2017

Sunny, We are so very pleased that you had such a wonderful experience. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 16 October 2017

The dinner was for a birthday, and we each had onion soup and crusted haddock, a menu special. For a side we had asparagus. The warm bread, tomatoes and green onions were a very nice touch. The service was great, the wait staff very courteous...More

Thank David F
Brian K, General Manager at III Forks Austin, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2017

David, You are very kind. Thank you for taking the time to leave such a positive review. Many thanks!

Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Son held birthday dinner there for himself. About 40 guests. Service was impeccable and prompt for cocktails and delivery of the various orders. The food was very good and all was hot. There is bar service and the place appears to be accessible. Prices appear...More

Thank UK54
Brian K, General Manager at III Forks Austin, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2017

Thank you for the great review. We were honored to host your private celebration and hope that you will think of us again.

Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

We celebrated in one of the private rooms as guests at a party of dear friends. The food and service were top notch. Lobster bisque was full of flavor, steaks for a large group all cooked to each person's requested doneness and all still warm...More

Thank Smrtcpa
Brian K, General Manager at III Forks Austin, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2017

Thank you for the great feedback. I hope we have the opportunity to host your group again.

Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

I took my family to this restaurant based on a recommendation from a local.... this place is worth a visit.... really good atmosphere, great wine selection, the food was on another level. I had a bone in filet... a rare cut, and the chef did...More

Thank russ d
Brian K, General Manager at III Forks Austin, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2017

Russ, I'm so glad to hear that we came highly recommended. I hope you will ccome by again the next time your in town. Thanks for the review.

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Ingot15
9 October 2017|
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Response from 815sue | Reviewed this property |
Not sure if they have a children’s menu. Did not see any children there. More of a grown up place.
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MiriamOlesen
23 November 2016|
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Response from jeanmariesnedden | Reviewed this property |
We were staying at the radisson across the road when we visited forks so there was no need for parking
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MiriamOlesen
23 November 2016|
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Response from Austin230 | Reviewed this property |
They have valet parking that is cheaper than most lots.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Monday
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 111 Lavaca St, Austin, TX 78701-3932
    (Lavaca and Cesar Chavez)
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 512-474-1776
Description
III Forks is an award-winning steakhouse, located on Lavaca Street at Cesar Chavez, in downtown Austin. Considered the Crown Jewel of American Dining, III Forks serves USDA Prime steaks, fresh fish and cold-water lobster. The steakhouse, finished in mahogany and marble, is designed to accommodate private parties of up to 60 guests. With four private rooms, a piano bar, and over 500 different wines, III Forks is sure to provide the best food and service in town. Open Daily at 5:00 PM.
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