Hamstrung by their own deliciousness, steak houses enjoyed short-lived stability during frontier days, when a lumber shortage resulted in the temporary proliferation of ribeye walls, porterhouse porticos, and tenderloin wainscoting. Level a plate of meaty architecture with today's Groupon: for $15, you get $30 worth of surf, turf, and more at Austin's Seafood and Steak in Gadsden.
With a delectable selection of chophouse favorites from land, sea, and sky, Austin's Seafood and Steak gives premium proteins new homes on plates and palates. Each of Austin's certified Angus steaks—from the 8-ounce top sirloin ($12.99) to the 14-ounce cajun ribeye ($20.99)—is hand-cut daily by kitchen beefmasters, preserving freshness and appeasing the cravings of the restaurant's eager-to-help meat cleavers. Fish and fowl round out the menu, as tender scallops ($16.99) bring familiar comfort to tables of off-duty mermaids. The Mardi Gras chicken ($12.99) throws a tablecloth Carnival with a colorful assortment of peppers, onions, and sauces served in the shape of a smiling-jester float.