Boat House Grill
6812 North Ranch Road 620
Austin, Texas 78732
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This little dive of a restaurant is a great place to eat a quick and hearty meal if you're out near the intersection of 620 and 2222. The Boat House Grill's specialties are catfish and chili. And they're both great.
We ate lunch here on an overcast day in late October. The restaurant has a few small tables inside, and a large area of outside picnic tables just out the front door. We opted to eat outside.
The decorum is pretty typical "dive" eatery decor, but you won't notice it once you take a few bites of your "Grandma's Immortal Chili", frito pie, or chili. All three dishes are very good.
The prices aren't outrageous, and almost always plenty of other people eating there, so eat your food quickly, and then bus your table, so the next group of people waiting to eat can get a seat.
The Boat House Grill also hosts live bands from the Austin area in the evenings from 6-9 on the weekends, so enjoy the music with your grub.
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