About Z'Tejas Austin 6th St
Our fresh, flavorful and innovative menus showcase the bold and robust flavors of Arizona, California, Louisiana, New Mexico and Texas. We take traditional ingredients, spices and cooking techniques from around the South to create a taste without borders.
To make a reservation for parties of eight or more, please call the restaurant directly
Mexican / Southwestern, American, Mexican
Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 4:00pm
Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm, Saturday: 3:00pm - 11:00pm, Sunday: 3:00pm - 10:00pm
Brunch: Saturday - Sunday: 10:00am - 3:00pm
N. Lamar Blvd.
$30 and under
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
We provide live music Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings from 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm.
Off Site catering is available by contacting Trina Pruitt, our Event Coordinator.
We offer complementary valet parking from 3:00 pm to close seven days a week.
We are located on the north side W. 6th Street just west of N. Lamar Blvd. between Baylor Street and Blnaco Street.
Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Smoking Area, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wine
Z’ Tejas can help you plan your rehearsal dinner, birthday party, anniversary celebration, shower, happy hour, or business meeting for 20 to 120 people.
Z'Tejas Austin 6th St Ratings and Reviews
It was mediocre at best. Had reservation ...
It was mediocre at best. Had reservations and still had to wait 20 minutes. Then sat at a small wobbly table in the middle of the room. It was our first experience at Z'Tejas and neither of us were too impressed. The salsa was the best tasting thing. The beer and food were overpriced.
I've never been disappointed at Z'Tejas. ...
I've never been disappointed at Z'Tejas. In fact, I think I have come to expect the wonderful food and service as the norm.
The food was delicious as always.
The food was delicious as always.
Z Tejas on 6th Street was our choice of ...
Z Tejas on 6th Street was our choice of Austin favorites to bring out-of-town guests for weekday dinner. Valet parking makes it easy to get in. Reservations ensure a table on time. The wait staff is the right balance of being attentive without hovering, and the food always is delicious. The menu is varied enough for everyone, and the atmosphere provides the essential Austin vibe.
We've had better
Our ribeyes had good flavor but were tough and gristly. When I commented to the server, his comment was, "I guess steaks are like that sometimes." What?! For the price, I've had MUCH better. On the positive, the bartender made great drink recommendations. I would go back to try other dishes. Or for happy hour. It's hard to mess up good drinks and chips and salsa.
Everything was great! Food and servic ...
Everything was great! Food and service excellent as always.
Always great. When you drive all the way ...
Always great. When you drive all the way from DFW to go there it must be good!
Went to celebrate a birthday at this lon ...
Went to celebrate a birthday at this long time favorite, and, as usual, they didn't disappoint! Had a great time, service and food were spot on. We'll be back!
It's an institution, but no longer competitive with the best of the Austin Tex-Mex places. Chewy fajitas. Meh margaritas. Slow service.
Food not so hot
Service was great but food was pretty much average for Austin. Way too expensive. I guess you're paying for location (6th St.). Trying to park in the back was difficult in a full-size 4-door truck. Probably won't go back.
We celebrated Mother's Day at Z Tejas an ...
We celebrated Mother's Day at Z Tejas and had s nice brunch. It was raining so we were inside but the noise wasn't too bad. It was our first time there since the latest ownership change, so we noticed differences on the menu but several old favorites were still there. Having our picture taken was a nice touch to remember Mother's Day,
We had a great time at Z'Tejas. I was w ...
We had a great time at Z'Tejas. I was with a group of girls for a bachelorette weekend and we went for brunch on Mother's Day. The service was on point and staff was very friendly. They were taking Mother's Day photos and when we asked if we could get one they happily took our photo and printed 5 copies even though we clearly weren't there celebrating Mother's day. Also, the food was delicious, and Bloody Mary bar was a pleasant surprise.
Overall it was a very good experience. Waitstaff seemed rushed every time they stopped at our table.
We recently made reservations to Z'Tejas because family was coming in and they love anything outdoors. When we arrived, they didn't have any outdoor seating available even though we requested it on our reservation. We opted to wait until one became available and they were very accommodating to that. The food and mixed drinks were delicious. We were so torn between different menu items but overall happy with our selections which were the Shrimp & Guacamole Tostaditas, Fish Tacos, Street Tacos, and the Baked Seafood Enchiladas. The draft and bottle Miller Lite were very warm and not very appetizing. Our server was really friendly and funny, we liked him a lot. However, one of his other tables took up a lot of his time, which isn't so much his fault, but we had to wait a lot longer than we hoped to submit our order and that's because we had to flag down another server to do so. We asked her to let our server know once he was done that we needed to place our order and she decided to take our order right there and then but didn't seem very happy about it. But hey we got our food! Our server did come by a little later and apologized for the wait. Overall, our experience was good and our experiences won't prohibit us from visiting again.
Creative and very tasty!
The menu was varied and creative. The food was delicious and the service attentive. We will definitely return on our next visit to Austin.
Always a Great Choice
The dining experience at Z'Tejas on 6th Street is always pleasurable. The menu choices are extensive and excellent, the wait staff is attentive and the ambiance is inviting. Valet parking is included, which is usually necessary due to very limited street parking. We enjoyed a special meal, including shrimp guacamole tostada bites, artichoke chicken, a delicious Chambord margarita and a delectable chocolate fudge pie a la mode for dessert. We were only sorry that we missed the happy hour drink specials by a few minutes due to the high volume of traffic causing delays during a downtown weekend festival. We wish there had been a short grace period considering this was unavoidable and we were less than 5 minutes from the cut off time.
We were put out on a side patio with bir ...
We were put out on a side patio with birds all over the place and kids running around. The waiters kept walking back and forth. I felt like I was in a kitchen hallway.
Always fresh and good.
Always fresh and good.
Food is amazing - the atmosphere is fun ...
Food is amazing - the atmosphere is fun - try the Bloody Mary bar at brunch!!
After years of being away, we came back ...
After years of being away, we came back to Z'Tejas only to be disappointed. We were seated 20 minutes before having our drink order taken. Our favorite dishes are now sub par. It will no longer be on our must-have-while-in- Austin list.
Went to brunch for Easter. No wait, service was slow to get started but then picked up. overall it was very nice experience, food is always good.
We were seated right away with our large ...
We were seated right away with our large party in a private outside breezeway. It was great!
Z Tejas a time and again favorite
We frequent the Z Tejas 6th Street location every time we are in Austin. While everything on the weekend menu is terrific, the Smoked Chicken Chile Relleno is the best -- the perfect blend of salty and sweet in a grilled Poblano. You will not be disappointed.
Great food and Weekend Bar
The Brunch menu had a nice variety. The entre came with fruit and delicious choice of fresh muffins. Simply amazing. If you enjoy a cocktail with your weekend brunch, you must try the Weekend Bar. Make your own bloody Mary's or Mimosa or both!!
Nice for special Occasion
Went here for my Daughters College graduation and for Easter brunch. Nice atmosphere and friendly service! Lots of menu choices! No pressure dining. Paring can be tricky but we got there early and found street parking.
Great to bring short term visitors.
I often take out of town visitors to UT-Austin here. It's relaxed, comfortable, food is very good (but not "foodie") tex-mex and other stuff. Service is good and they don't nag. There is always something anyone can eat and enjoy. I recently brought a Caltech professor there and he scarfed down a Chicken-Fried Steak in minutes. I was glad he didn't have a coronary on the spot, but he obviously relished something he couldn't get at home. I'll keep going back. One disappointment was that they now charge for the corn bread (not much though), but worse is that it no longer has embedded jalapeños. It's still good corn bread but not special any more. Valet parking is free (tip of course) so parking beats down town, but you are still very close to down town.
Order the cornbread! So delicious! Sitting outside on the deck was so nice as well.
Good food, unenthusiastic service
The food was its usual outstanding quality, and the wine list is varied and not overpriced. However, for the first time in perhaps 50 visits over the last 20+ years, we had, uh, decidedly unenthusiastic service. Our waiter never smiled, and we had to flag him down anytime we needed something.
Always great food!
This was about my fourth time to this restaurant and the food has always been delicious. I love the atmosphere and the uniqueness of the restaurant. The servers and host staff are always friendly as well. I would recommend this place for nights out with friends!
I dont have anything bad to say about Z-Tejas !!!!
I dont have anything bad to say about Z-Tejas as for some unknown reason it is my favorite place to dine while in Austin.
Mixed Dining Experience
Great setting. Smoked fish enchiladas were strangely seasoned & impossible to enjoy. Fish tacos were tasty. Server friendly but not attentive.
My twin sister and I drove to Austin from Houston to take our older sister out to lunch for her birthday. After a warm greeting we were escorted to our table which was ready for us. We had a delicious lunch and the service was great - our server was so friendly and helpful. My sister was given a complimentary dessert which was a very nice touch and so yummy. It was a perfect experience.
Only disappointment. No complimentary cornbread anymore? What gives?
We had a party of 7 for a surprise birth ...
We had a party of 7 for a surprise birthday brunch. Hostess was very friendly and had our table ready by reservation time. Our server did a fantastic job with our rowdy group- nailed all the split checks with no errors -- huge bonus. Food was great as well. A brunch that takes reservations and offers an a la carte menu...we will be back!
Great happy hour!
Their Z Pepe margaritas are to die for- no mix, just good tequila, orange, agave, and lime! My mother loved the Grilled Shrimp Tostada bites, I loved the cornbread and Chili Pork Verde. We also got the chicken fajitas and the chicken and mushroom stack; incredible! $5 margaritas and $3 off appetizers is a great deal.
Informal Mexican cuisine
Great place for brunch, lunch, or dinner. Bruch features interesting Tex Mex variations of more classical dishes. Portions are large and fresh. Cocktails are creative and reasonably priced.
One of My Favorites
An oldie but a goodie. Been here many times and will continue on trips to Austin. Menu is great, food is consistently terrific, prices are moderate. A great value, a real gem.
Great Brunch Spot
Was recommended to ZTejas by friend for brunch, wasn't disappointed. $5 Bloody Mary Bar was nice. Breakfast/Lunch selections were varied. Everything the 4 of us at the table ordered, all breakfast plates, were very good. Service was friendly, efficient. Even offered to make an 'iced coffee' although not on the menu. Sort of a backyard deck feel about the place, casual and fun.
Looking for good migas and found them! H ...
Looking for good migas and found them! Hit the spot!
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