Dining

The Driskill offers plenty of opportunity to sample some of the finest food and drink in Austin's downtown. The hotel’s award-winning team of chefs dreamed up three unique restaurants and lounges, from a sophisticated eatery to a bakery with grab-and-go fare. Indulge your taste buds at 1886 Café & Bakery, serving modern American fare, or experience the Texas meal of a lifetime at the Driskill Grill, heralded with countless accolades. The Driskill Bar offers a Southwestern ambience and becomes the perfect place for a Manhattan. Or order from the comfort of your own room from the 24-hour room service menu. Whichever experience you choose, revel in the historic ambience and enjoy world-class cuisine at The Driskill.

1886 Café & Bakery
Step into the cozy atmosphere of 1886 Café & Bakery, and within moments, you’ll feel right at home in Austin. Colorful plants, a charming bakery counter, and an emerald wall add one-of-a-kind touches to this quaint eatery at The Driskill. The menu is full of down-home Texas comfort foods, as well as baked goods made from scratch, such as pastries, breads, and cakes. Try our 1886 Café & Bakery for breakfast, brunch, or lunch, and dine on dishes such as Brazos huevos rancheros, our famous Hangover Burger, or a bonafide Texas classic, honey-glazed fried chicken.
Step into the cozy atmosphere of 1886 Café & Bakery, and within moments, you’ll feel right at home in Austin. Colorful plants, a charming bakery counter, and an emerald wall add one-of-a-kind touches to this quaint eatery at The Driskill. The menu is full of down-home Texas comfort foods, as well as baked goods made from scratch, such as pastries, breads, and cakes. Try our 1886 Café & Bakery for breakfast, brunch, or lunch, and dine on dishes such as Brazos huevos rancheros, our famous Hangover Burger, or a bonafide Texas classic, honey-glazed fried chicken.
Step into the cozy atmosphere of 1886 Café & Bakery, and within moments, you’ll feel right at home in Austin. Colorful plants, a charming bakery counter, and an emerald wall add one-of-a-kind touches to this quaint eatery at The Driskill. The menu is full of down-home Texas comfort foods, as well as baked goods made from scratch, such as pastries, breads, and cakes. Try our 1886 Café & Bakery for breakfast, brunch, or lunch, and dine on dishes such as Brazos huevos rancheros, our famous Hangover Burger, or a bonafide Texas classic, honey-glazed fried chicken.
Hours

Sunday–Saturday: 6:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m.

Hours

Sunday–Saturday: 6:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m.

The Driskill Grill
Heralded as one of Austin’s top restaurants, the Driskill Grill has hosted an unforgettable dining experience since 1929, set amid elegant settings. Offering impeccable service, The Driskill's signature restaurant has hosted Lyndon B. Johnson and the future first lady on their first date, and has seated countless notable guests. The stellar menu changes daily, and each inventive dish prizes the freshest of Texas ingredients. Order à la carte, dine from a five-course menu, or indulge in a sumptuous seven-course tasting menu, featuring wine pairings chosen by knowledgeable sommeliers. Serving fresh seafood, meats, salads, soups, and appetizers, the Driskill Grill offers a dining experience that you won’t soon forget.
Heralded as one of Austin’s top restaurants, the Driskill Grill has hosted an unforgettable dining experience since 1929, set amid elegant settings. Offering impeccable service, The Driskill's signature restaurant has hosted Lyndon B. Johnson and the future first lady on their first date, and has seated countless notable guests. The stellar menu changes daily, and each inventive dish prizes the freshest of Texas ingredients. Order à la carte, dine from a five-course menu, or indulge in a sumptuous seven-course tasting menu, featuring wine pairings chosen by knowledgeable sommeliers. Serving fresh seafood, meats, salads, soups, and appetizers, the Driskill Grill offers a dining experience that you won’t soon forget.
Heralded as one of Austin’s top restaurants, the Driskill Grill has hosted an unforgettable dining experience since 1929, set amid elegant settings. Offering impeccable service, The Driskill's signature restaurant has hosted Lyndon B. Johnson and the future first lady on their first date, and has seated countless notable guests. The stellar menu changes daily, and each inventive dish prizes the freshest of Texas ingredients. Order à la carte, dine from a five-course menu, or indulge in a sumptuous seven-course tasting menu, featuring wine pairings chosen by knowledgeable sommeliers. Serving fresh seafood, meats, salads, soups, and appetizers, the Driskill Grill offers a dining experience that you won’t soon forget.
Hours

Tuesday–Saturday: 5:30 p.m.–10:00 p.m.

Hours

Tuesday–Saturday: 5:30 p.m.–10:00 p.m.

The Driskill Bar
driskill bar

elax and unwind at the Driskill Bar, with a feel that is Texan through and through. From the décor to the delectable drink menu, our bar is the best spot to mingle with friends and relax amid your Austin explorations. Take a seat in one of the cozy nooks, surrounded by authentic artwork, or settle into a leather sofa. Choose from a lengthy list of cocktails, wines, and beers, and stop by for the lively happy hour scene.

 

elax and unwind at the Driskill Bar, with a feel that is Texan through and through. From the décor to the delectable drink menu, our bar is the best spot to mingle with friends and relax amid your Austin explorations. Take a seat in one of the cozy nooks, surrounded by authentic artwork, or settle into a leather sofa. Choose from a lengthy list of cocktails, wines, and beers, and stop by for the lively happy hour scene.

 

elax and unwind at the Driskill Bar, with a feel that is Texan through and through. From the décor to the delectable drink menu, our bar is the best spot to mingle with friends and relax amid your Austin explorations. Take a seat in one of the cozy nooks, surrounded by authentic artwork, or settle into a leather sofa. Choose from a lengthy list of cocktails, wines, and beers, and stop by for the lively happy hour scene.

 

Hours

Bar:
Monday & Tuesday: 2:00 p.m.–Midnight
Wed, Thurs, & Sunday: Noon–Midnight
Friday & Saturday: Noon–2:00 a.m.

Daily Happy Hour: 4:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m.

Hours

Bar:
Monday & Tuesday: 2:00 p.m.–Midnight
Wed, Thurs, & Sunday: Noon–Midnight
Friday & Saturday: Noon–2:00 a.m.

Daily Happy Hour: 4:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m.

The Craft Series @ 1886
Join us at 1886 Café and Bakery for our Craft Series @ 1886—a curated monthly event featuring a four-course meal paired with four unique brews, all showcasing the best of Austin’s vibrant brewery scene. This interactive dining experience takes place on the second Monday of each month. 
Join us at 1886 Café and Bakery for our Craft Series @ 1886—a curated monthly event featuring a four-course meal paired with four unique brews, all showcasing the best of Austin’s vibrant brewery scene. This interactive dining experience takes place on the second Monday of each month. 
Join us at 1886 Café and Bakery for our Craft Series @ 1886—a curated monthly event featuring a four-course meal paired with four unique brews, all showcasing the best of Austin’s vibrant brewery scene. This interactive dining experience takes place on the second Monday of each month. 
Afternoon Tea

Along with cherished dining establishments, The Driskill is home to a celebrated afternoon tea service, held in our lobby area. Whether you’re celebrating a holiday such as Mother’s Day or gathering with loved ones, our afternoon tea offers a chance to savor cuisine and sip teas in a leisurely, inviting environment. Indulge your palate with three courses paired with tea and champagne, and stay as long as you’d like for a memorable experience at our historic Austin hotel. Afternoon tea is held at 3:00 p.m. on various dates throughout the year, and costs $55 for adults and $35 for children.

2018 Afternoon Tea Dates

  • January 14
  • February 11
  • April 15
  • May 11–13
  • June 24
  • July 15
  • August 19
  • September 16
  • November 11
  • Nov 30 – Dec 2*
  • December 7–9*
  • December 14–16*

$55/adults & $35/children + 24% gratuity and 8.25% tax
*Holiday tea—please note that prices may vary

To reserve your spot for afternoon tea at The Driskill, contact our team at (512) 391-7073 or afternoontea@thedriskill.com.

Along with cherished dining establishments, The Driskill is home to a celebrated afternoon tea service, held in our lobby area. Whether you’re celebrating a holiday such as Mother’s Day or gathering with loved ones, our afternoon tea offers a chance to savor cuisine and sip teas in a leisurely, inviting environment. Indulge your palate with three courses paired with tea and champagne, and stay as long as you’d like for a memorable experience at our historic Austin hotel. Afternoon tea is held at 3:00 p.m. on various dates throughout the year, and costs $55 for adults and $35 for children.

2018 Afternoon Tea Dates

  • January 14
  • February 11
  • April 15
  • May 11–13
  • June 24
  • July 15
  • August 19
  • September 16
  • November 11
  • Nov 30 – Dec 2*
  • December 7–9*
  • December 14–16*

$55/adults & $35/children + 24% gratuity and 8.25% tax
*Holiday tea—please note that prices may vary

To reserve your spot for afternoon tea at The Driskill, contact our team at (512) 391-7073 or afternoontea@thedriskill.com.

Along with cherished dining establishments, The Driskill is home to a celebrated afternoon tea service, held in our lobby area. Whether you’re celebrating a holiday such as Mother’s Day or gathering with loved ones, our afternoon tea offers a chance to savor cuisine and sip teas in a leisurely, inviting environment. Indulge your palate with three courses paired with tea and champagne, and stay as long as you’d like for a memorable experience at our historic Austin hotel. Afternoon tea is held at 3:00 p.m. on various dates throughout the year, and costs $55 for adults and $35 for children.

2018 Afternoon Tea Dates

  • January 14
  • February 11
  • April 15
  • May 11–13
  • June 24
  • July 15
  • August 19
  • September 16
  • November 11
  • Nov 30 – Dec 2*
  • December 7–9*
  • December 14–16*

$55/adults & $35/children + 24% gratuity and 8.25% tax
*Holiday tea—please note that prices may vary

To reserve your spot for afternoon tea at The Driskill, contact our team at (512) 391-7073 or afternoontea@thedriskill.com.