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/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Area, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Smoking Area, 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
Service was great the Waiter gave us app ...
Service was great the Waiter gave us appeal time to decide and for the table to have conversations. The entertainment was wonderful and kept at an audible level.
Just a strange experience. Salad and ste ...
Just a strange experience. Salad and steak had to be sent back because they were not prepared properly. If you usually go to the Dallas location DO NOT expect the same experience... Dallas is way better.
2nd time here. Great food. Menu seemed s ...
2nd time here. Great food. Menu seemed smaller possibly because of holiday.
This was a return visit to III Forks, Au ...
This was a return visit to III Forks, Austin. As with prior dinners, the quality and attentiveness of staff was commendable. Combine that with excellent food quality and it became a positive dining experience.
Superior service. Food was outstanding w ...
Superior service. Food was outstanding with exception of first small filet. Over cooked but they corrected that on the spot. Second filet was super. Would not suggest getting the small filet (6 oz). But the entire dinner was superb other than the one hiccup. Rest of the evening was very nice. I give kudos to any establishment that makes things right. III Forks was superb.
Amazing food. High quality and cooked e ...
Amazing food. High quality and cooked expertly. Service was amazing, especially Kelsey, who is one of the most amazing servers I have ever had the privilege of meeting. The entire staff clearly takes pride in what they do, and we had a fantastic experience as a result.
The food was excellent. The best Ribeye.
We ordered the bone in Ribeye and the 42 day aged steaks and they were awesome. The chicken fried lobster was excellent. Great wine list and service was good. It was a little warm in the restaurant but overall experience was great.
Amazing food and great service
The steaks were -perfect-. Mine came with a small lobster tail and mushrooms. The combination was so good, it made me dizzy. The service team got everything right. The only blemish was that very shortly after we arrived the table next to us was seated. A man there spoke loudly and often using coarse language. It would have been nice to space them further away given the sparse population of the dining rooms at that time.
Low light, rich woods and leather, tactf ...
Low light, rich woods and leather, tactful decor. We had the hamachi appetizer with crispy shallots and cold bar lobster tail dressed with lemon. Salads - I had the wedge, a bit heavy on Bleu cheese but sumptuous, and my daughter enjoyed the light, tart Caesar. Then we split an excellent Chilean Sea Bass simply seared, and paired it with wilted spinach. A server came around with a tray of sliced beefsteak tomatoes and green onions offered as side additions. Perfect amount of food. The staff were patient and helpful as I selected wine - I tried 4 before deciding and getting a bottle. We will definitely go back. Our excellent waiter was Irish and everyone was wonderful. The GM came by and introduced himself during our experience.
Great service in a quiet, upscale enviro ...
Great service in a quiet, upscale environment. Severs are available whenever you need them, but you shouldn't need to call them because they are very proactive with their service. The food is of great quality and everything we ate was tasty and cooked wonderfully. With this comes the price, but definitely worth it for us.
Very niced steakhouse
I was looking for a last minute reservation and got in, no problem. III Forks is a very nice, traditional steakhouse. We had a very good dinner, the steaks were perfect, and the selections all hit the spot.
Really had been wanting to go. Great app ...
Really had been wanting to go. Great apps and salad. Bread was extremely good. My steak was over cooked by a lot. Thomas our waiter offered to relight another one, but I chose to have another glass of wine on him. He saved our meal with his great service.
Fabulous dinner. Quiet ambiance for visi ...
Fabulous dinner. Quiet ambiance for visiting and enjoying dinner without being rushed. Fabulous attention from wait staff
I took my wife and two grown children an ...
I took my wife and two grown children and their partners to celebrate my wife 60 birthday. Food was wonderful and all had a satisfying meal. I liked the cozy feeling Three Forks offered and will happily return.
Nice place and have celebrated various o ...
Nice place and have celebrated various occasions here many times. The last couple of times and especially last Friday night, the combo band they have playing is just way too loud. Even dining away from the bar. It would be nice if it was just background ambiance music. We came for dinner not to hear the jazz band
We celebrated our first anniversary here ...
We celebrated our first anniversary here and were back Sunday night to celebrate No 4. This restaurant is truly one of the best restaurants I have ever been. Everything was absolutely delicious, gorgeous atmosphere and wonderful service. I wish we lived closer so we could come more often. Thank you once again for a giving us more fond memories to add to our Memory Bank, III Forks!
have been here many times for special occasions for guys night out. went for our anniversary - and really disappointed. ordered all the specials as a splurge and was consistently disappointed - overcooked and overpriced lobster tail a blackened red snapper that was basically overcooked and tough, with some beautiful shrimp that were also tough and chewy. dessert was an overpriced poached pear we love to treat ourselves to nice meals, i never usually take the time to write a review, but this meal literally made my wife and i want to take a break from any high end restaurants for a while - just not worth the money and nothing particularly interesting or exciting about our meal
We had overnight guests visiting. We de ...
We had overnight guests visiting. We decided to try 111Forks for the evening meal. The restaurant allowed us to split two entrees as none of us were very hungry. We split the Rack of Lamb and the large Wagyu Beef between the two couples. We loved the meal and the sides. Then we were surprised by the after-dinner drink of Coconut Milk and something. The manager and the waiter were wonderful. We had friends and acquaintances in common. We had a LOVELY evening and dinner.
New favorite date place
Best service ever. Fabulous salad and bread. Very nice steak and perfect baked potato. A Texan's dream come true.
Dinner is always outstanding and the service impeccable.
Service was great, food was amazing. Gre ...
Service was great, food was amazing. Great date night spot!
The Food was Crave Worthy!
Food was amazing - from the pretzel bread, soup, salad and filets! The back room where we were seated felt like a banquet room instead of a dining room so I would def ask to be moved if seated there again.
Great customer service, wonderful food ...
Great customer service, wonderful food .
My favorite steakhouse in Austin!
Best steaks in Austin! Very pricey, but excellent service and delicious food. Fun cocktails and great wine list, too. Highly recommend the King's Butter on any steak.
Excellent for girlfriends birthday
Great ambiance for a romantic birthday dinner. Love that it's kept dark so the mood feels intimate. Awesome friendly wait staff that's knowledgable of the foods and its preparation. Management was also friendly and quietly attentive. Love the surprise free cake of my girlfriends choice.
Steak with fun appetizers
We started with the unusual chicken fried lobster in a mildly spicy tomato sauce that was scrumptious and totally surprising to me. The lobster meat came through so nicely, not at all overwhelmed by the batter. Then the hamachi crudo melted in my mouth. For my main course I opted for the bone in filet. One of the best prepared and tender cuts of meat I have eaten. ... The setting is one of the least pretentious of the Austin steak houses and I am eager to return.
A very special place - great steaks
Although some of the specialty steaks are very expensive, the rest of the menu items aren't unreasonable. The food was amazing and the service impeccable. We felt really spoilt and taken care of. Great place for a special occasion dinner.
Great we had bone in filet mignon and fi ...
Great we had bone in filet mignon and fish of the day
Good but overpriced
The service was excellent, it is a good place to celebrate a special occasion, since they actually will treat you accordingly (and even to a free dessert in our case!). It is expensive and perhaps not really worth it, although the salad with fruit and blue cheese, my aged steak and the toffee pudding where amazing. My friend ordered another piece of meat that was overcooked.
For Special Night
A superb steakhouse. Expensive but if you can afford, a great experience. Went early on Saturday night and glad we did, as it filled up quickly. House salad was great setup for a great steak.
Wonderful food, great knowledgable servi ...
Wonderful food, great knowledgable service
Excellent service, food. Our server was great.
My associate and I thoroughly enjoyed our evening at III Forks. Thomas, our server, was excellent. He was attentive and engaging. The food was excellent. Steaks were perfectly prepared, and served in a timely manner. I do think that the meal should include at least one vegetable or salad. Everything is a la carte. Overall, a wonderful experience. I'm from Dallas and have eaten at the Dallas restaurant many times so knew that that this would be a great experience. I loved the atmosphere at the Austin III Forks. Was more intimate which allowed for great conversation. Also, liked the valet parking set-up on my phone which allowed me to text for my car before leaving the restaurant.
They really take care of you.
We felt very cared for the entire time we spent at III Forks and will certainly return for our next special occasion.
The food is always the best. It can be pricey, but the quality and service show. Great place for a special occasion.
wonderful as expected
Exceptional dining experience the manager was extremely polite and just a wonderful overall evening. The hostess was very helpful with directions as well
Great Group Experience!
Our large group had a great time at III Forks Austin. There were more of us than expected, and even during the busy SxSW week they made room for us. Our fantastic Irish waiter walked us carefully through the menu and steered us to the most incredible dishes. The service was timely and unobtrusive. The food was fantastic--filet with King's butter!--and the wine was delicious. A great meal all around.
All good but........
We loved the food and the restaurant itself but we were seated very poorly. We were there to celebrate our 10 year anniversary and even though I scheduled 1 month in advance, we got a terrible table. We were given a 4 person table for two people which would typically be fine because elbow room is great BUT, this table is very wide and you must lean in to hear the person across from you. I could not move next to my wife because the table was against a wall and there was a walkway behind the empty seat next to her. Next time that will not happen.
I planned a surprise dinner for my fiance for his birthday and we decided to try here. Making a reservation through OpenTable was EASY! Editing it was even easier. I also liked that I could add a note to my reservation. When III Forks called to confirm, they also confirmed about my notes in the reservation. They did a fantastic job. Our waiter was friendly, courteous, funny, and good at what he does. He took his time with our group seeing as my fiance was seeing people he hadn't seen in a while and we were busy chatting a little too much at the beginning. He never seemed to mind and took care of us with ease. The food was incredible, I loved the live music and atmosphere! I can't wait for another special occasion to plan a dinner here!
Great food (bone in ribeye was stellar!); sat at a booth which I wouldn't recommend-/made the service less desirable (lots of reaching over us). Overall delicious and great experience.
One of a kind!
Excellent dining experience! Wagyu steak was outstanding, as it should be. However, the star of the show, "LAMB MEATBALLS", to die for!
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