About Chez Zee
Chez Zee combines a Parisian-style bakery with a casual American-style bistro and offers guests award winning dessert selections. We have an ever-expanding lunch, dinner, and brunch menu, a full bar, as well as a private banquet party room to celebrate special occasions. All desserts are made on-site in our award winning bakery and all entrees are made to order with the best and local ingredients around. We're saving a chair for you!
American, Contemporary American, Dessert
Hours of Operation:
Monday-Thursday: 11am-10pm. Friday: 11am-11pm. Saturday: 9am-11pm. Sunday: 9am-10pm
$30 and under
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Pop Piano and Jazz Standards Monday, Friday and Saturday nights and Sunday mornings.
In house private functions for parties of up to 150. Please email email@example.com for event inquiries.
When you arrive in our parking lot and see numerous cars (sometimes hundreds!!) do not be discouraged. Our complimentary valet will get you taken care of ASAP! If arriving by helicopter or jet, the wait may be just a tad bit longer...
Surface Parking, Self Park, Complimentary Valet
Capital Metro Bus #19 stops in front of the restaurant
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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Chez Zee is THE spot in Austin to celebrate the special moments in people's lives. From New Year's to Christmas, Bar Mitzvahs and weddings to birthdays, come celebrate with us!
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Chez Zee has a complete private dining room with a private patio, sound system, beautiful decor and exquisite American cuisine and service. Chez Zee will gladly accommodate seated parties of up to 100 or cocktail style events up to 150 in The Gallery.
Chez Zee Ratings and Reviews
Same name, but seemed like a completely ...
Same name, but seemed like a completely different restaurant. I made the reservation on Open Table and put in the comments that this was a special Daddy/Daughter date night. I requested a table by the window. When we got there, the hostess barely looked up from her computer, sat us in the middle of the restaurant (when there were multiple window tables available) and walked away. The overall service followed the same flow and the food from entree to dessert was far from past experiences. My family and I have been to Chez Zee many times over the past years and had wonderful times, but things have changed. The place looks the same, but the heart and soul seem to be missing. I doubt we will return. Sad to see a great restaurant lose its edge.
Had to come here because heard it was a ...
Had to come here because heard it was a must brunch go to, and let me tell you it was not a disappointment. The whole atmosphere is very nice though a little on the loud side. The piano does make it much more soothing. Plus the complementary croissants we so warm and soft, it was great to start the meal off.
Now I gotta say we ordered the chicken and waffle, everyone has hyped me about this, and I was baffled by how good it was. The chicken was huge and so tender. The waffle was delicate and freshly cooked. Then when you add the pecan syrup, real pecan chunks can you believe that, the meal felt complete.
We also got the crab cake Benedict and it was pretty darn good too. The crab cake was fresh and tasted quite good with the cheesy sauce. The egg literally burst in my mouth. Though it did seem a bit watery. If you can fit it all in one bite in your mouth try because it is one of the most satisfying feels.
I gotta say we will be coming back when given the chance because this is a great was to get some good food on Sunday.
Sad that we were seated in the back in a ...
Sad that we were seated in the back in an empty restaurant and when we asked to be seated away from the air the hostess was rude. Don't think I'll be going back even though there is no other place for creme brûlée French toast. Sad
Not a drinker, so can't speak to the win ...
Not a drinker, so can't speak to the wine/liquor offerings, but Chez Zee is our family's go-to for special events or just "a nice dinner out." It's not super elevated or trendy cuisine, but it's always tasty and dependable - and that's worth a lot! The service is friendly, courteous, and helpful, but not intrusive. The atmosphere is festive, and there's often a pianist playing in the corner, which is nice. They make an effort to accommodate groups - even a bunch of high schoolers on prom night! We know we'll always have a great evening, with generous portions of good food (and probably leftovers!) when we go to our neighborhood restaurant, Chez Zee.
I really enjoyed coming here for my birt ...
I really enjoyed coming here for my birthday dinner. Our waitress was super patient and let me and my friends take time to talk to each other without rushing us out of our table. Great for a more mature crowd- not so much for children, for the sake of the adults.
This was my first time here and enjoyed ...
This was my first time here and enjoyed everything. I had the prime rib and it was wonderful. The live music was nice and the restaurant has a nice open feeling, without feeling like you are eating with strangers.
I noticed the desserts as I was leaving... next time, that will be where I start my meal, they looked so good.
As usual Chez zee delivers a wonderful e ...
As usual Chez zee delivers a wonderful experience.My wife and I have enjoyed this place for the past 5 years,and fitting we spent our 5yr anniversary here
.The special,pistachio crusted halibut was delicious.However I must say the chicken fried steak needed more flavor.Even so we still loved our visit.
The food was delicious, as usual. I had ...
The food was delicious, as usual. I had shrimp and angel hair. It was good - but rich - and the seafood is always really fresh. My guest had a jalapeño cornbread stuffed chicken dish that was good, as well.
No complaints, other than the horrendous Christmas lights everywhere. My guest is a firefighter. The next table over had another firefighter. Both agreed it was against fire code to have that many (tacky) lights.
The service is always surprisingly good though and the food is reasonably priced and yummy.
I was very excited to try Chez Zee after ...
I was very excited to try Chez Zee after seeing it listed on Open Table as one of the top 100 brunch spots in the country...yes, the country. So we made the road trip 82 miles from San Antonio to Austin.
Let me start off by saying staff is very friendly especially the hostess. Now on to the food... we started off with the complimentary croissants which were soooooo good, light, warm, and fresh!!! I am a croissant fanatic so this was right up my alley. My husband had the American breakfast (3 eggs, 3 meats, fruit, and potatoes) which was good, but standard. He liked the eggs (over medium) and the sausage. He did not care for the ham. We both felt the potatoes were just fried up with no seasoning. I had the Creme Brulee french toast platter. The french toast was good, but very dense. I now know that I prefer the traditional french toast. I substituted the regular syrup for the pecan bourbon syrup which was magnificent! Overall the food was good and we enjoyed the atmosphere. We would like to return and try the chicken and waffles (huge piece of chicken), but I highly recommend reservations especially if you are traveling like we were.
Love the croissants as usual. The remain ...
Love the croissants as usual. The remaining food was not so great. I ordered classic Eggs Benedict and was disappointed. The potatoes were not seasoned and tasted like they were frozen not fresh.
Seems like the ham was put on cold, the eggs were a undercooked (I like over easy but they were too easy), the muffin was not tasty either maybe because it was not toasted before hand.
Overpriced and not good.
I brought 3 friends that had never been there and some of their choices were better than mine but I am not eager to return anytime soon.
We had a wonderful Sunday brunch celebra ...
We had a wonderful Sunday brunch celebrating my daughters birthday. Loved the extra touch at the table to recognize the celebration. Cranberry juice mimosa was delicious as was all of our dishes. Nothing better then the crescents and strawberry butter! Wonderfully delicious slice of birthday cake, lemon/lavender to finish off our celebration.
We were celebrating a friend's birthday. ...
We were celebrating a friend's birthday. Our table was in direct line of the air conditioner and we were uncomfortably cold. On delivery, the food chilled immediately due to frigid air blowing on the table. The waitress was apologetic and comped my entree. Chez zee is a favorite place and I will continue to frequent it, however, I'll be cautious about seating In the future.
This is one of the most consistent resta ...
This is one of the most consistent restaurants in Austin. And given all the changes and closing a we have had over the last year or so it's great to know this place still delivers night in and night out.
It was a great family dinner for a teen girl's birthday.
I love this place. The atmosphere is cal ...
I love this place. The atmosphere is calming, vibrant & beautiful. Pianist is a wonderful & unique addition. The menu is full of yummy dishes. Very well known for their variety of scrumptious desserts. Outdoor sitting area has many fun things to keep the kids busy. Very unique, like Austin.
An Austin gem.
Chez Zee went above and beyond to make m ...
Chez Zee went above and beyond to make my wife feel special on her birthday. A special sign and sash on our table and a lovely dessert. They also made accommodations for our infant, including a nursing room and changing table. Great place for families!
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