Austin Restaurants

Hudson's on the Bend

  • 3509 Ranch Rd. 620 N Map It
  • Lake Travis
  • American
  • Fodor's Choice

Published 07/24/2015

Fodor's Review

In a restored ranch house near Lake Travis, 30 minutes outside of town, Hudson's on the Bend has been Austin’s best destination for elevated wild game cuisine since 1984. Owner/chef Jeff Blank and executive chef Kelly Casey are champions of imaginative and exotic creations, like espresso-, chocolate-, and chili-rubbed smoked elk backstrap topped with crab and pecan-smoked duck breast shingled with seared scallops. Despite the considerable price tag and special occasion atmosphere, Hudson's is a fun, unpretentious place enhanced by expert service. We recommend the six-course Hill Country tasting menu for $90, or $130 when paired with Texas beer or wines. Holiday meals, from Thanksgiving to Mother’s Day, are decadent affairs, but reservations are a must.

Restaurant Information

Address:

3509 Ranch Rd. 620 N, Austin, Texas, 78734, United States

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Phone:

512-266–1369

Restaurant Details:

  • Credit cards accepted
  • No lunch

Published 07/24/2015

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