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Johnny Fins - CLOSED

16405 Clara Van St, Austin, TX 78734
+1 512-266-2812
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good25%
  • Average33%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible8%
14 Dec 2016
“Great Live Music on the Water - Lake Travis”
5 May 2016
“Will not be re-opening”
Restaurant Hours
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Bar, Pub, American, Seafood
££ - £££
16405 Clara Van St, Austin, TX 78734
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1 - 10 of 12 reviews

Reviewed 14 December 2016

We have been there 4 times and always enjoyed the food and the atmosphere. They always have live music in the evenings on the weekends and there's always some type of fun event going on.

Thank sakusters
Reviewed 5 May 2016

This used to be a fun place on Lake Travis to go to with some reasonably good food and entertainment. Sad to say that it is permanently closed and will not be re-opening even though the lake water level is very good now. The facility...More

1  Thank Boatnmaniac
Reviewed 24 April 2014

i have been going to johnny finns for 13 years food is great i do miss johnny being mgr there. go here when the lake is higher.

Thank G2661244
Reviewed 9 September 2013

We come here for the relaxed vibe and water view. While food doesn't blow me away, it is always decent. The shrimp po boy is my favorite. There is often live music during summer. Good place for an outdoor lunch.

Thank puccipuppy
Reviewed 30 October 2012

Actually it's been closed since last year. Waiting for the water level to come back and hopefully it will reopen.

1  Thank stever761
Reviewed 23 August 2011

Great margaritas, Food is good too. Music tends to be too loud on the weekends.

Thank n5kur
Reviewed 27 May 2011

Yes they are still open, but based on the crowd I don't think for very long due to the low water level. Food was ok. Don't bother trying the fried pickles, they are good, but $7 for basically one pickle sliced up? Please. I enjoyed...More

Thank stever761
Reviewed 10 May 2011

There aren't many places to eat if you're going by boat, but this is one of them. We were able to tie off at their marina. The atmosphere is great here, I've always liked this venue. The food however, not very good. I had the...More

Thank tripcasey
Reviewed 20 December 2010

Forget the food. These bums brought five sandwiches to our table and every single one had burnt, not toasted, bread. How does that even leave the kitchen?!?

Thank Ken P
Reviewed 22 June 2010

I love this place! It is so much fun to spend the day with friends, enjoying the lake and sipping some great drinks! A must for anyone wanting a great restaurant on the lake!

Thank sunnietexas
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
Bar, Pub, American, Seafood
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16405 Clara Van St, Austin, TX 78734
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin
  • Phone Number: +1 512-266-2812
  • E-mail
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