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About The Hollow
The Hollow utilizes ingredients from local farmers. We are a scratch made, chef driven restaurant.
We do not specialize in any one type of cuisine, we specialize in high quality, delicious cuisine at an affordable price.
We have a full bar with a menu and happy hour from 5pm-6pm, with half off craft cocktails.
Whether it's our fried oysters with sweet corn, lime, and Serrano chili jam, our lamb tagine, or our chicken and dumplings, we are sure to have something to please any palate. So, please, join us.
Georgetown, TX 78626
American, Farm-to-table, Comfort Food
Hours of Operation:
Tue–Sat 5:00 pm–10:00 pm
Sun 11:00 am–2:00 pm
7th Street and Austin Avenue
$31 to $50
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Parking in and around Georgetown Town Square
Private Party Contact:
Jacob Hilbert: (512) 868-3300
Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
The Hollow Ratings and Reviews
the bar needs some TLC decor wise...it seems run down neglected...empty shelves..
My glass of wine was spoiled...bartender replaced and did not charge for replacement..nice customer service.
There was a lack of a lighter for the bartender to make the smoked cocktail...finally got one but she had to ask again to get it back from manager...
for an upscale place with upscale prices the ambiance is lacking and the staff is eager but not polished.
I suggest a happy hour menu and take some $$ of wine and beer for happy hour.
The white chairs look euro trashy...
would be worth it to have a real decorator or designer help with the decor.
the food is good and definitely the haute cuisine of Georgetown but the decor and resulting atmosphere is lacking. Would keep us from being regulars.
Mike, the host was terrific! The food -beef bourgognon, beet salad and brussel sprouts were excellent made from the freshest ingredients. Since we were there last they have renovated and updated this restaurant on Georgetown Square and we call it rustic elegance. Overall a great experience!
The food was amazing, we had the cheese and meat platter and bruschetta which was out of this world delicious. All 4 of us dining were happy with our meals and the cocktails are outstanding! I would definitely recommend to friends and take friends! I will be back!
Took my two best friends here for a Girls night out dinner. One is an adventurous diner and the other is not so I was a little hesitant about how the less adventurous would react. We were all blown away. We had the Salmon, Beef Bourguignon and Seared Steak. Absolutely Amazing. Make sure you Save room for dessert. Cheesecake, chocolate Tort, Apple Tart. You will not regret the calories! Service was as wonderful as the food. Cannot wait to return.
We decided to give the hollow another try since they reopened with a new concept and I’m so glad we did. They have $4 classic drinks at happy hour and they were so good. We tried the salmon and it may actually be the best thing either of us have ever eaten! It wasn’t cheap, but I didn’t mind paying $20 for the quality. We considered getting a second one for dessert, but went with the life by chocolate instead. It was good, but not sure if I would spend $8 again considering the small portion. They serve Je Suis coffe from right here in Georgetown, so we had to get some with our dessert. It did not disappoint! The service was great as well. The prices are still somewhat high but the new menu offers starters and some entrees that are more affordable. We will definitely be going back and I would recommend it to anyone!
we had not eaten at the Hollow in about a year we used to go every few months -frankly, they have gotten a bit to proud and way overpriced. What used to be a $35.00 prix fix menu is now a $35.00 and up entree- and some of the portions were way too small for the money - The scallops were $32.00 and the bowl contained soupy couscous and three scallops. The mushroom appetizer which was $14 or so, could barely be seen and was certainly not worth the expense. Conversely the Beef Wellington, was two large slices but over-priced at $55.00.
The food is tasty, but frankly not worth the expense and I don't think we will be back
We wanted to treat a friend for a milestone birthday. The Hollow was over the top. Great food with incredible seasoning, unusual and subtle flavors. The ambience was comfortable and upscale, yet welcoming. The staff is very knowledgeable and attentive. This is our go-to special event restaurant. Definite worth a drive even though we live here.
The best description I can write is when they get it right, they hit it out if the ballpark. When they don't, it is a "less than", flawed, and expensive meal. However, it is always a very interesting, creative, experience. My food tonight was meh (scallop), but I will go back because it is very different culinary experience, and worth the risk. They finally have the service right, and the atmosphere is cool.
Nice white tablecloth place but the small bite plates just didn't jell. Wine and beer Ok, service was ok with lots of time.between plates. Small plates were definitely small bites with obvious labor intensive work but the flavors didn't blend well. Desserts were also tiny but were very good. $140 one beer, one wine glass, 4 small pl ates, two desserts, tip. Oh, you have to pay $5 for bread.
Excellent service. It seemed that that the two servers we encountered were more career servers than transitional employees. It's a small operation and popular so they were running out of certain dishes, but in my opinion that is to be be expected for an establishment of this caliber in a smaller metropolitan area like Georgetown. It was a little hot however it's an older building located on the downtown square in the middle of July in Texas. The servers told us the chef had worked at more than one Michelin starred restaurants. I don't think people understand or appreciate the time, dedication and talent it takes to work for a Michelin rated establishment. We enjoyed it very much.
- Jay and Lindsay Snider
Another great meal at The Hollow
There were six of us celebrating with visiting family members. Among all of us we ordered a wide variety ranging from warm bread with olive oil for dipping to the delicious pork chop entree. Everything got rave reviews, as did the great service by the friendly staff. Bravo to all!
This restaurant is top notch for wonderfully creative food sourced locally.
I had the beef filet and ordered it well done, always a risk. Chefs seem to resist cooking a steak well done, in my experience. This steak was perfect and probably the best I've ever had.
I also had the heirloom tomato tart, which was like a little tomato pizza. I love tomatoes, and these home grown beauties did not disappoint. I think there was a little basil pesto underneath the tomatoes, but I'm not an expert and forgot to ask.
I had the Maggie's Bullet drink, which was bourbon with some other stuff in it. I can't remember, but this drink was strong. I have ordered bourbon in other places and it seems like the bartender dilutes it in some way, making it weaker. Maggie's Bullet was delicious and made for sipping.
We ordered the deconstructed apple pie for dessert, which appeared on a crust that looked the same as what the tomato tart came with. No matter, it was flaky and delicious both times. The apple pie consisted of cubed apples in a cinnamony sauce and topped with vanilla ice cream.
The only drawback to our dining experience was the poor air conditioning. Granted, it's an old building and probably doesn't have the best insulation. However, when I mentioned to our server that the place would benefit from ceiling fans, he stated that that they used to have them, but removed them in favor of some fancy hanging lighting. I told him they should probably rethink the lighting in favor of temperature.
Overall, though, I highly recommend this place for outstanding food, service and ambiance.
In the middle of downtown Georgetown is a restaurant jewel. It's called the Hollow. Wife and myself enjoyed the appetizer scallops. Best ever! Chef Jacob is in to win!!!
One Valid Suggestion: The recommended gratuity amount on the credit card receipt SHOULD NOT INCLUDE TAXES. Most people don't notice but I do. It's a sneaky way of doing business. Hopefully they will take note and change this.
We live in Georgetown and have tried the Hollow several times, hoping each time that the food will be good. The restaurant is in a great location but the 'chef' tries much to hard to cutsie and original and the food ends up being weird. The quality of his ingredients is substandard, his menu is much to complicated, and the flavors he tries to blend just don't work. I don't often send reviews, but this chef needs to Keep It Simple (and clean). Too weird for me!
Ricky, Juan Carlos and Michael were very good. Food presentation was very good. Thought the main course could have used more seasoning and flavoring. I had the cod and my wife had the duck. The ingredients were all very fresh. Thought it was a little on the pricey side.
It was our first time at the restaurant. I took my hubby and our son there for pre Father's Day dinner. Food was amazing and service from our waiter was very pleasant😊. We're total foodies, been all over the world. It's nice that our first time at The Hollow was not disappointing. Definitely will return.
The food was delicious! There was five in our party, and we all ordered something different.
Everything was well prepared. The starter we ordered (the bread with locally made goat cheese and honey) was so, so good.
Would have been nice to have some gluten free items for one of our friends.
I feel sorry to write a totally negative review but this Restaurant is expensive for no reasons: the food pretend to be creative but the reality is different: it's an undetectable mix of ingredients put together without any knowledge.
The wines are expensive beyond any reasonable reasons. Terrible, terrible experience.
The Hollow was perfect, I brought my wife there for a birthday date. The food was unbelievably good. The service impeccable. The drinks unique. The wine paired. The menu is small but with this you get amazing choices that are seasonal. I cannot see ever being dissatisfied with; food, drinks, or service at this restaurant. My only complaint is that I did not find this amazing, creative restaurant sooner.
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