The safety and wellbeing of our guests and colleagues is always a top priority. In light of COVID-19 and for precautionary measures, the following services and facilities will be impacted. For inquiries, please contact the hotel directly.

  • Closed until further notice - The Driskill Grill

1886 Café & Bakery

Step into this quaint Victorian-style café, and within moments you’ll feel right at home. Stained-glass doors, a charming window into the bake shop, and an emerald wall add one-of-a-kind touches to this old-fashioned eatery at The Driskill. The menu is full of down-home Texas comfort foods, as well as time-honored recipes, such as Helen Corbitt’s Cheese Soup and fresh baked pastries and cakes.


1886 Café & Bakery Menus

Brunch Everyday Menu




Daily: 7:00 AM – 2:00 PM


The Driskill Bar
From the cowhide rugs to the revolver light fixtures, this bar is Texan through and through, earning it the title of Best Bar in Texas by Southern Living Magazine. Settle into a leather sofa surrounded by authentic artwork, featuring scenery of the Texas Hill Country or reminiscent of life as a cattle baron. Sip on bourbon or a local beer, or choose from a list of creative craft cocktails, including the Batini, Official Drink of Austin.

Sunday- Thursday: 2pm- 10pm

Friday- Saturday: 2pm – 12pm

Live Music: Daily from 7pm- 9pm

The Driskill Grill
Heralded as one of Austin’s top restaurants, The Driskill Grill has hosted an unforgettable dining experience amid elegant settings since 1929. 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. Each inventive dish is a blend of rustic and refined, and prizes the freshest of Texas ingredients. Serving innovative appetizers, Austin’s best steaks dry-aged in-house, and flavorful sides with creative preparation, The Driskill Grill offers a dining experience that you won’t soon forget.

Temporarily Closed

Private Dining

Plan an elegant dinner party for a wedding rehearsal or intimate gathering for a graduation celebration in The Driskill’s timeless dining and event space. Choose from the unmistakably Texan ambiance of The Driskill Grill, or host a casual gathering with a touch of timeless charm in our 1886 Café & Bakery. 

Call our Events Team or visit our Private Dining Website today to begin planning your special occasion.

Afternoon Tea
The Driskill's celebrated Afternoon Tea! Our long-standing tradition offers the perfect setting for special occasions, holidays, or casual gatherings catching up with dear friends and family.