Zax is a casual, upscale restaurant and bar located just south of downtown that caters to a range of clientele. The ambiance of the dining room, with bright light, warm wood floors and vaulted wood ceiling, reminds one of a secluded lodge in the heart of the city. Zax caters to all dining styles - with quaint indoor seating areas, an outdoor patio, and a copper bar that seats up to 20. IT's a great place to dine or just enjoy a glass of wine, martini, or one of the 20 draft beers from Texas and beyond.
The Bar Scene at Zax
The centerpiece of the bar is the draft beer selection. Consisting of 20 of the finest craft beers from Texas and beyond as well as many unique and rare imports. The bar selection doesn’t end there however, be sure to explore the carefully selected wine list, or enjoy a premium signature martini from our full bar. Zax's friendly and knowledgeable bartenders are always helpful in making decisions when it comes to exploring new options.
The Menu at Zax Restaurant & Bar Austin
The menu at Zax is a wide ranging and consists of freshly prepared dishes made with quality ingredients served in a comfortable and casual, yet upscale setting. The lunch menu offers signature a wide selectio of sandwiches, burgers, salads, as well as pizzas, quesadillas and build your own omelets with prices ranging from $11 - $14 per entree. The dinner expands to include entrees such as sesame crusted tuna, grilled salmon, grilled pork tenderloin, steak au poivre, and seared seas scallops – all ranging from $22 - $30. Zax is known to deliver great plates at reasonable rates. Below is a portion of the entree section on their dinner menu.
Sesame Crusted Tuna ~24
Sweet ginger soy sauce, wasabi mashed potatoes
Grilled Salmon ~24
Lemon herb compound butter, saffron rice
Mediterranean Tilapia ~22
Pan sauteed, garlic, tomatoes, capers, lemon butter sauce, linguine
Pan Seared Duck Breast ~25
Green peppercorn mustard sauce, wild mushroom risotto
Brick Chicken ~20
Chili rubbed, semi-boneless chicken breast grilled with brick press, creamy polenta
Grilled Pork Tenderloin ~22
Spicy Thai peanut sauce, mashed potatos
Frenched Pork Chop ~22
Thick chop grilled with Herbs de Provence, mustard demi-glace, garlic mashed potatoes
Steak au Poivre & Frites ~28
New York strip, classic brandy peppercorn demi-glace, house frites
Seared Sea Scallops Meuniere ~30
Lemon butter parsley sauce, goat cheese pistachio polenta
Grilled Mahi Mahi ~23
Roasted corn avocado salsa, saffron rice, sugar snap peas
Lamb Tenderloin ~28
Wild mushrooom red wine reduction, garlic mashed potatos
Seafood stew with crab, shrimp, fish, scallops and mussels in a spicy tomato wine sauce
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