Like most classy steakhouses, Vince Young provides a fine dining experience in an upscale environment. With an elegant dining room, complete with a fireplace, the steakhouse is perfect for a romantic evening or a formal business dinner. If you’ve been searching for an exceptional steak and overall dining experience in Austin, here’s what you need to know about Vince Young Steakhouse:

Make a Reservation

It probably goes without saying that you’ll need a reservation at Vince Young, but just in case you were wondering, the answer is yes, a reservation is necessary. On weekdays, you can usually make the reservation same day if you call in the morning, but for the weekends, call a few days in advance, and a couple weeks if getting in on a specific day or at specific hour is exceptionally important.

Stupendous Starters, Salads, Soups, Steaks

To start you meal, the crab cakes and the crispy quail are both highly regarded, while the roasted bone marrow is also quite lovely. If it’s a nice, summer’s day, refresh yourself with a crisp watermelon salad, and if it’s chilly out, try the potato soup or the short rib chili. As for the steak, the filet mignon is a house favorite, and 8 oz. is priced at $38, 12 oz. at $44. The prime porterhouse for two is a great choice for lovebirds, and the 34 oz. Tomahawk rib eye, a dry aged prime steak, is a delicious selection for those with a hearty appetite. Sides are $8 apiece, and the creamed spinach, mashed potatoes, and asparagus with béarnaise are a few favorites.

Additional Entrees

While steak is fabulous, sometimes other meats may be calling your name. If so, the duck breast is moist and mouthwatering, and the salmon is fresh and flaky. Other top choices include the pan seared scallops and the red snapper, as well as the pork chop and the Wagyu brisket burger.

Cigar Smoking OK

If you are a person who likes a fine cigar, Vince Young Steakhouse has a selection of cigars to choose from, ranging from A. Fuente Curly Heads to Monte Cristos. Cigar smoking and scotch drinking in the lounge is a great way to conclude a business meeting or a fine meal.

Cocktails and Fine Wines

If you prefer something other than cigars and liquor alone, try one of the amazing cocktails or a glass of fine wine offered by Vince Young. While the Diamond in the Rough cocktail will set you back $15, it’s a sure pleaser made from Delon Diamante tequila, fresh lime, pineapple juice, agave nectar, and crushed black pepper. The wine list is also quite extensive here, and they’re sure to have all of the finest selections of both reds and whites, and champagne and other bubblies if you’re celebrating.

Finish with Something Sweet

Just as elegant as the dining experience and the food are the desserts, and since you’re already spending a fortune for your meal, you might as well indulge in one of these sweet somethings. The Forever Young chocolate cake is perhaps the most decadent, the cheesecake the richest, and the artisan cheese board the most perfect option for those who want something a little lighter.