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Abel's On the Lake

) #2,169 of 3,126 Restaurants in Austin $$ - $$$ American,
3825 Lake Austin Blvd, Austin, TX 78703-3510
+1 512-904-0570
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  • Excellent18%
  • Very good43%
  • Average17%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible13%
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“fish tacos” (6 reviews)
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“texas tea” (3 reviews)
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American, Bar
$$ - $$$
3825 Lake Austin Blvd, Austin, TX 78703-3510
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There are many restaurants to eat at with lake views, this one happened to stop with just that, the views. Food quality is very poor, service matched it. Over priced, you are paying for the view and nothing more. Location was semi clean, men's restroom...More

Thank PhilipSaltzman
Reviewed 12 June 2017

My daughter and I tried Abel's when the restaurant next door had a 45-minute wait. We will NEVER return. The food was terrible, and the service was so slow! We were served our appetizers without any napkins or silverware. The couple at the table next...More

Reviewed 16 May 2017

The food is pretty horrible and overpriced. We ordered fish and chips that came with a greasy, mushy mess underneath (supposedly chips) completely nasty. The server took our drink order when we sat down and we asked for fried pickles at the same time. After...More

Thank 3Cousins
Reviewed 2 May 2017

We took some family here that were visiting from out of town to show them what Austin had to offer. After waiting almost seven minutes for someone to notice us at the hostess stand and seat us we were ignored for another 15 minutes before...More

Thank Juan2Jenn2
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

By far the worst service I've ever received. Our bartender, didn't get his name....bleached blonde hair, asked me three times what my drink was. Guess that I shouldn't be surprised it was wrong. My husband ordered a beer, tap had kicked. Ordered another..... meh. Kept...More

Thank Karen S
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

We get seated in an area where there is no other table around us. Waiter takes forever to approach us. Once drinks are ordered it took 30 mins to receive them. We ordered apps and they didn't even come at all after an hour from...More

Thank Jaan I
Reviewed 25 April 2017

This restaurant has an extensive menu and is located right on Lake Austin. One can see a beautiful sunset overlooking the water. The staff were attentive and kind. This is a good option for those who appreciate Mexican and American fare.

Thank Felice F
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Many visits and none have disappointed,ever. The upstairs has a nice space for events, open air if you like and such a great setting with the lake right there. perfect for kicking back yoru evening and weekend Austin style!

Thank Sibylle R
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Some of the best tasting food I had in a austin. The view from the deck was beautiful. Our server Pat was outstanding. He was attentive and a worthy salesman! I would definitely come here again!

Thank Hbd2014
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

I love the fried pickles! This is one of my favorite places to visit when I'm in the states because I know they have fried pickles. They offer traditional and a variety of tex-mex dishes. Be sure to sit outside on the water it's always...More

Thank nerotal
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3825 Lake Austin Blvd, Austin, TX 78703-3510
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin
  • Phone Number: +1 512-904-0570
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