About III Forks Austin
III Forks is an award-winning steakhouse, located on Lavaca Street at Cesar Chavez, in downtown Austin. Considered the Crown Jewel of American Dining, III Forks serves USDA Prime steaks, fresh fish and cold-water lobster. The steakhouse, finished in mahogany and marble, is designed to accommodate private parties of up to 60 guests. With four private rooms, a piano bar, and over 500 different wines, III Forks is sure to provide the best food and service in town. Open Daily at 5:00 PM.
Hours of Operation:
Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm; Sunday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm
Lavaca and Cesar Chavez
$31 to $50
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III Forks has live music every Friday and Saturday night. Friend us on Facebook and Twitter for schedule and events.
Catering Options Available
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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Our Banquet Manager, Shawn Farmer, may be reached directly at (512) 236-0124. We have private dining rooms available from 6-80 guests. Open menu and prix fixe menu options available! If we can be of assistance, please don't hesitate to contact us!
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III Forks steakhouse offers Austin a sophisticated club-like ambiance with an elegant bar and lounge. The inviting foyer greets you with an array of fine wines-over 500 labels-in the spectacular walk-in wine room. The luxurious mahogany trimmed with triple-crown molding and marble surroundings.
III Forks Austin Ratings and Reviews
My group of 8 coworkers really liked III ...
My group of 8 coworkers really liked III Forks. The wine list was excellent, the food cooked exactly to order and everything came out together. And I cannot say enough about the service. Impeccable. I received kudos from my boss on this selection.
It was Thanksgiving and our table of 5 w ...
It was Thanksgiving and our table of 5 was right next to a table of about 20. It seemed to be an extra room that they used for bigger groups. It was very noisy in there and conversation was difficult. But the meal and service was very good.
Thanksgiving dinner 2016 was horrible re ...
Thanksgiving dinner 2016 was horrible really. The turkey was average, gravy was good, only 3 tablespoons of dressing and it was dry with a unanimous family vote to be the absolute worst dressing every tasted. Mashed potatoes, with the peeling I believe and a random medley of other types of potatoes; sweet and otherwise. Oh yea, and a tablespoon or two of cranberry's. Desserts were ridden-ed with alcohol, I don't drink Makers Mark so I certainly don't want it on my meal. Only 3 dessert choices - 2 with liquor and one with pecans, yuck. Disappointed in III Forks completely!!! I failed the family with this recommendation. So sad, I used to love their pork tenderloin but I hear it is off the menu now. No reason to ever go back now. Service was amazing though A++ easily!!
We opted to eat out on Thanksgiving and ...
We opted to eat out on Thanksgiving and chose to come here. The food was very good - turkey and all the proper accompaniments or tenderloin. Chelsea, our server, was excellent and we were pleased that she chose to work that meal and that we were seated in her area. A little noisy for Thanksgiving dinner, but overall a very good decision to go to III Forks.
My wife took me for my 48th birthday, we ...
My wife took me for my 48th birthday, we took my son who is a UT Junior and his girlfriend who's the Sr.. The experience was fantastic the wait staff acknowledged my birthday & were very cordial, the food was outstanding, we ordered a very good bottle of champagne I asked the waiter to recommend a bottle of wine, I gave the waiter my limit he did not exceed it like fine dining does, it was $20 below but was fantastic what a great birthday, We highly recommend Three Forks Austin!!
We were welcomed upon arriving and congr ...
We were welcomed upon arriving and congratulated on our anniversary celebration. The waitress was fabulous, and the manager came to the table several times to check on things. We enjoyed our meal and will definitely return next time we're in Austin.
Bone in Filet were full of gristle and d ...
Bone in Filet were full of gristle and didn't appear to be a prime cut. You advertise that you only serve the top .05% of beef. We advised the server of the poor quality however didn't receive any feedback or apology. Don't advertise what you can't provide. Our other dishes were excellent.
Wonderful for a business meal! I've had ...
Wonderful for a business meal! I've had the pleasure of dining here with a local food critic's foodie group, and for romantic meals. This was my first time hosting a business dinner, and the food, service, and atmosphere impressed my guests. Thank you for a successful start to a great new business relationship which I aimed to establish through dining!
Three Forks was a great choice prior to ...
Three Forks was a great choice prior to attending a ALC show. Great food and service, our waitperson was excellent. She had a great tableside manner, and conversation. There when needed but not hovering. Had a drink at the bar which was very nice. Noticed a odor there but not to off putting. Must have been something that happened that evening. I will certainly go back.
It was great! The host and the waitress ...
It was great! The host and the waitress were just super nice and cordial! It was my date's first time there and she was impressed with the place right off the bat. The steak being great was the clincher! We will be back!
I was introduced to this restaurant two ...
I was introduced to this restaurant two years ago and experienced the best steak I've tasted in my life. The staff did not disappoint on this trip either. Ordered a different cut of meat and still the most delicious ever! Great staff, menu, atmosphere, and an extensive wine list. This is definitely a must stop place anytime I visit Austin, TX!
This was our first time to III Forks. Th ...
This was our first time to III Forks. The service was top notch and the food was outstanding. The two steaks we got were the Flat Iron and the Filet paired with the cream style corn and lobster mac and cheese. The cream style corn was really good and steaks were prepared as expected.
Found this fantastic steak/seafood resta ...
Found this fantastic steak/seafood restaurant in Austin while there for the Grand Prix. Steaks were excellent and there were other good dishes on the menu for those with other tastes. They had a special that was lobster that had been country fried (I don't remember exactly how they described it)--very interesting to try. Overall a place I'd totally go back to on a future visit to Austin.
This restaurant is awesome! We think it ...
This restaurant is awesome! We think it may be some of the best steak we've ever had. There were 6 of us, and well all agreed. My husband and I are amateur lobster bisque aficionados, and we thought we'd had the best at another restaurant, but III Forks wins hands down. The steak was so full of flavor. The staff was super attentive, they fold you napkin for you if you leave the table kind of attentive. I'd recommend III Forks.
II Forks again provided a memorable meal ...
II Forks again provided a memorable meal. They are now offering dry-aged and wagu beef but my taste buds cannot appreciate these, their regular steaks are just so good. Sides are no longer included with a steak so this is effectively a price increase. New to me this time was the lobster bisque which was as good as any that I've had anywhere.
Highly recommended but pricy.
All I got to say is, "WOW!". Came here f ...
All I got to say is, "WOW!". Came here for dinner and when I walked in, I was immediately taken cared of. The atmosphere was gorgeous, very romantic and low-lit. There was live music which made the experience much better. Our waitress was very knowledgeable on the menu and provided us with excellent service. For dinner I got the 12 oz. Flat Iron and it was delicious. The steak was cooked perfect and the peppercorn sauce was tasty with a bit of a spicy taste. The general manager came by twice to see how we were doing as well. For dessert my girlfriend and I got the 6-Layer Chocolate Cake and Blueberry Cheesecake. Overall, I was very pleased with my visit and must say this is one of the best places I have been to. I will definitely come back again!
Absolutely outstanding. Ask for Kelsey ...
Absolutely outstanding. Ask for Kelsey (though I'm sure all the wait staff are good). My wife took me here (we have dined here in the past, hence the choice) for my 76th birthday. I know steaks. I know how to buy them and how to grill them. Trust me, the USDA Prime at 111 Forks is much higher quality than you will get at the supermarket. Steaks were tender, juicy, and cooked to perfection--and full of great beefy flavor. I started with half dozen oysters on the half-shell (only $18). Perfectly fresh and wonderful. Chocolate cake for dessert. Not gummy and oversweet like many. Again, perfect. Two bottles of great wine at fair prices. Superb service. The place is clubby, like an English gentlemen's club. Quiet, soft lighting, dark wood, leather, etc. One of the best evenings out, ever. I still think about that steak. Wow.
III Forks does it again! It had been a ...
III Forks does it again! It had been a few years since I ate here. And now I remember why I love it. The food is impeccable. My filet mignon was cooked perfectly. The martinis were done with just enough "dirty" and the blue cheese olives were a perfect match. Lastly, the service was flawless. Our server, Sherry Lovedahl, was fun and energetic and made the evening a real treat.
Well the "included" creamed corn and pot ...
Well the "included" creamed corn and potatoes are now "ala carte". The tomatoes used to be outstanding thick "Beefsteak" and now are thin "orange HEB on sale". The filets were covered in so much pepper, that they ruined both of ours. Don't even try the roasted mushrooms as I think they are 50% hot peppers, instead of button types. We only go on special occasions, but this place has really gone downhill since the last time we were here.
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