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Elizabeth Street Cafe

#81 of 3,106 Restaurants in Austin}
₹₹ - ₹₹₹Asian, Vietnamese, Cafe
1501 S 1st St, Austin, TX 78704-3042
+1 512-291-2881
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good40%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (21 reviews)
“spring rolls” (26 reviews)
“pho” (43 reviews)
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8:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Asian, Vietnamese, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
1501 S 1st St, Austin, TX 78704-3042
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious Pho and then perfect French pastries, what more could you wish for? Ambiance? Yes, inside is cute and French patisserie vibes and outside is so pretty. There is more then what I️ described to eat and it’s all tasty

Thank Aluna F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is my wife and I’s second visit in two weeks. We typically don’t dine at the same restaurant this frequently but we really fell in love with the food here. It is always crowded but worth the wait. You could complain that it is...More

Thank MikeWJones
Reviewed 25 October 2017

You cannot book to go here so we were lucky to find a table easily. The food is delicious and fresh - so tasty.

Thank SimplyFred
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Went with co-workers for a business lunch. The food was outstanding. We started with two orders of spring rolls--- absolutely amazing, fresh, hot, crispy, with leaf and butter lettuce to hold the hot spring roll + fresh Thai basil, mint & cilantro. Wow. Followed that...More

Thank Tim M
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

Meal for three outside at night was very pleasant. We shared dishes that were tasty and well prepared. Good choice of dishes with a list of Sake, cocktails and a short wine list, mainly French provided the liquid choices. Food is arranged by appetisers, entry...More

Thank ADean19
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Good food, but not phenomenal. Cute place and great outdoor setting. Excellent waiter. Bahn Mi house special was nothing special and barely any meat on it for $9. Bun (vermicelli bowls) -- just so-so meat on mine. Spouse has had a better Bahn Mi at...More

Thank Cat V
Reviewed 27 September 2017

New to Austin, went here on advice of my airbnb host. It was a not-far walk away. Sat outside on a hot August evening, it was decent enough, not crowded though patio is adjacent to a busy and therefore noisy avenue. Food was OK, the...More

Thank barbara m
Reviewed 7 September 2017

I have previously enjoyed the Elizabeth Street Cafe's banh mi. Today, we had two dishes, and neither were that good. I had the mushroom and tofu bun. The noodles were well cooked, but the fish sauce less complex than I would really enjoy, mostly providing...More

Thank sablatt
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

Came here during a slow hour to get a Vietnamese iced coffee, after I ordered the hostess/counter girl sneered at me and treated me like a third class citizen for not ordering any food to go with the coffee, and then after I paid made...More

Thank Lknm5107
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Really nice spot for lunch/brunch. We went on a Sunday around noon and were able to sit right away in the quaint, albeit cramped dining room. Service was friendly and prompt. The menu offers a great variety of French Vietnamese foods to please the pickiest...More

Thank Mama C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 10:30 PM
8:00 AM - 10:30 PM
8:00 AM - 10:30 PM
8:00 AM - 10:30 PM
8:00 AM - 10:30 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1501 S 1st St, Austin, TX 78704-3042
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin
  • Phone Number: +1 512-291-2881
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