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Austin Land & Cattle Company

#176 of 3,044 Restaurants in Austin
Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
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1205 N Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78703-4130 (12th Street)
+1 512-472-1815
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17:00 - 22:00
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Austin, Texas
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108 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Can't say enough good things about this restaurant. Everything from the steak to the wine was absolutely delicious!

Helpful?
Thank Marlayna67
Catherine M, Owner at Austin Land & Cattle Company, responded to this review

Thanks for the love! We're so glad you had a great time and enjoyed your steak and wine. I hope you come back again for more great food meals! Best, Jordan, Manager More 

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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The first time I went solo and had Brenda. The most amazing service ever and my meal exceeded my expectations. The ribeye with a wedge salad. The second time I went with friends and had the worse waiter ever and my pork chops were so hard if I were to have dropped it on the floor it would have went... More 

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Thank Ann-Marie G
Catherine M, Owner at Austin Land & Cattle Company, responded to this review

Ann-Marie, thanks for coming on in and eating with us! We're so glad you have enjoyed your steaks with us -- awesome choice with the ribeye and wedge salad. Also, I'm sorry to hear you weren't too pleased with the service your second time in. I appreciate your kind words and will address the situation. I hope you come back... More 

Australia
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69 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Took my wife and daughter out to AL&C the other night for some full on red blooded fare. We were not disappointed! I had a classic ribeye and the 2 girls both Filet Mignons. All quality cuts, chargrilled to perfection. Side serves were generous too!

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Thank StueyB
Catherine M, Owner at Austin Land & Cattle Company, responded to this review

Stuey, thanks for the love! We're so glad you had a great time in with us and enjoyed your food. It sounds like you and your family all enjoyed your steaks! I hope to see you all at one of our tables again soon. Best, Jordan, Manager More 

Texas
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65 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had the worst table in the restaurant despite being seated when the restaurant was basically empty. My wife's filet was basically raw. The outside was cooked, but the inside was cold. Our server acted overwhelmed, but didn't seem to have many tables. I haven't been happy with ALC the last few times I've been, but this was the worst... More 

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Thank TexasTriad
Catherine M, Owner at Austin Land & Cattle Company, responded to this review

Thanks for coming in and eating with us, however, I'm sorry to hear you were so disappointed with the table service. We never want to disappoint our guests, so it's a shame that took place here. I will address your complaints right away. I hope you will come back again another time soon. Best, Jordan, Manager More 

Burnet, Texas, United States
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41 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017

We were a part of 6, and the service was excellent (Tarik was our server, and was very attentive). The escargot were delicious, and the fried mushrooms were wonderful--breaded just right and piping hot. We all had steaks--filets, rib eyes, and NY strips--and all were cooked to perfection...tender, juicy, and tasty! The flash-fried spinach was a real treat. Desserts definitely... More 

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Thank Paulette M
Catherine M, Owner at Austin Land & Cattle Company, responded to this review

Paulette, thanks for the love! We're so glad you had a great time in with us and enjoyed your meal. It sounds like your party of 6 had such a great time. No better way to end your dinner than with Tiramisu, creme brûlée and chocolate pie! We hope you come back for more soon. Best, Jordan, Manager More 

Mableton, Georgia
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52 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017

Our 3 couple bunch of "empty-nesters" enjoyed this place for dinner. The men all ordered steak and a side or two, while the women all ordered veggie sides. We were ALL happy with our choices. The wine list was decent, and the service was great. I think we ended the meal with a shared dessert or two...me, well, I opted... More 

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Thank emptynestertraveler
Catherine M, Owner at Austin Land & Cattle Company, responded to this review

Thanks for coming on in and eating with us! We're so glad you enjoyed your food and service. No better way to end the meal than with a delicious dessert. We hope you come back again soon! Best, Jordan, Manager More 

Marble Falls, Texas
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25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

We've been celebrating our anniversary here for several years now. We have never had a bad meal, if fact, it has always been excellent. It is always a special night out and topped off with the Creme Brulee and their delicious coffee. This year's New Years Eve was no exception. The turf and surf were great as was the service... More 

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Thank Thomas M
Catherine M, Owner at Austin Land & Cattle Company, responded to this review

It's an honor that you've always celebrated with us, Thomas! That means so much, and we're glad that you've consistently loved your meals here so much. Love that you end all your meals with creme brulee and coffee -- what a combo. In addition, I'll be sure to pass along your compliments to Joshua, and I know we're all looking... More 

Austin, Texas
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51 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

My fiancé and I recently spent the evening celebrating with my parents our recent engagement. We couldn't have picked a better place to enjoy a delicious meal together. The place was not loud and although there were two tables nearby, I didn't hear one word of their conversation. Our waitress was so pleasant and handled all the questions we had... More 

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Thank Meredith C
Catherine M, Owner at Austin Land & Cattle Company, responded to this review

Meredith, thanks for coming in and eating with us! We're so glad you had a good time in with us and loved your food. I'm happy that you and your fiancé have enjoyed all your time celebrating with your parents. Congrats on your engagement! Best, Jordan, Manager More 

Houston, Texas
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133 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

We visited the Austin Land and cattle restaurant for a graduation dinner. The reservation through opentable was smooth. We had to change it a day before the dinner to add people and the manager was very accommodating. The table was in the middle of the restaurant by the Christmas tree and this made fro a festive mood. We tried stuffed... More 

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Thank paokara1940
Catherine M, Owner at Austin Land & Cattle Company, responded to this review

We're thrilled that you chose to share your celebration with us! We're all about the full experience here, so it means a lot that both the food along with the service and ambiance hit the mark. We were more than happy to accommodate the date change and host you throughout the evening. That said, it sounds like you ordered well... More 

Washington, Illinois
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

We entered thru the bar. There was a lively energetic feel. We were seated in a room in the back that was semi isolated. We didn't care, but definitely not the same vibe the bar had. The waiter was efficient, knowledgeable and professional. My cocktail was good, not great. I ordered ribeye with asparagus w chimichurri and a baked potato.... More 

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Thank John S
Catherine M, Owner at Austin Land & Cattle Company, responded to this review

John, thanks for the love! We're so glad you had an awesome time in with us and found the atmosphere to be lively and energetic. Awesome time with your steak. It sounds like your wife liked the tuna, too! I hope you two come back soon. Best, Jordan, Manager More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Cuisine
American, Steakhouse
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 22:00
Monday
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1205 N Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78703-4130
    (12th Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 512-472-1815
Description
Enjoy a delicious steak and a taste of Austin. You haven’t experienced the best of Austin until you've been to ALC Steaks. The capitol city's only independent, family-owned steakhouse serves sizzling, hand-cut, aged beef the way Austinites have loved it for over 19 years. From our rich, antique wooden bar to our relaxing, unpretentious dining room, everything about us says, "welcome." Our exceptional service and genuine hospitality are as inviting as the many signature items on our menu. Tonight's the perfect evening to discover something else great about Austin.

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