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The Driskill Grill is OVERRATED!

A May 2006 trip to Austin by tsadowski

Quote: A VERY disappointing experience: Food = B, Service =C. For these prices, I expect at least a B+!

Driskill Grill


I took my family of six there for a combo special occasion: an early Mother's Day and my stepson's departure for 3 years to Okinawa with the Marines. I thought I'd try the Driskill given the nice reviews and momentum that is seemed to enjoy, bypassing our standard rotation of The Four Seasons, Bistro 88, Castle Hill, and Vespaio. What a major disappointment! The service was the equivalent of Applebee's on a bad night. The food was inconsistent. Admittedly, some of the dishes were exquisite, but some were served beyond their peak. I don't normally complain about service, but for a $500 meal, I expect near perfection. The Driskill Grill simply does not deliver. I'd take a client there, on the company ex...Read More

Member Rating 1 out of 5 on May 12, 2006

Driskill Grill
604 Brazos St
Austin, Texas 78701
+1 512 474 5911