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1886 Cafe & Bakery

#48 of 3,028 Restaurants in Austin
Certificate of Excellence
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604 Brazos St, Austin, TX 78701-3212 (7th Street)
+1 512-391-7066
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06:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 06:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 06:30 - 00:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Delicious delicious breakfast. Eggs benedict was amazing.coffee was wonderful. Service very efficient.

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Thank christieb70
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I probably had the best steak-n-eggs here. I mean perfectly cooked, everything seasoned just right.... and the biscuit warm with a lil crisp on the edge. I'm telling you this is a MUST-TRY type of place. I will be back. Go Austin.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Highly recommend this place for breakfast. All the pastries and bread are made on premise and so fresh. Mark Bedford the manager was very pleasant to meet and kasie was a lovely waiter. Food was fresh. Highly highly recommend.

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Thank Jacinta E
Waldorf, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We used the Café and Bakery everyday for breakfast. Service was excellent, and the food was out of this world. (Bread Pudding French Toast)

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Thank dpoole6131
Taunton, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great ambience. Food, presentation and service were top notch. 1886 croissant is a must. Had the Lady Bird omelet which was good as well.

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NY
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent Christmas 2017 week at the Driskill Hotel in Austin visiting our son. Each morning we had breakfast in Cafe 1886. Delicious omelets, smoked salmon with cream cheese and house toast (my preferred it to a bagel), and delicious muffins with continental breakfast. I am gluten free and they offered excellent substitutes including fruit instead of the home fries... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband & I had a wonderful breakfast here. Eggs Benedict & Huevos Rancheros were both very yummy! Coffee was fantastic. Service was great & very attentive. Water & coffee constantly refilled without being asked. A definite return in our future!

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Thank Jennifer S
Bethel, Connecticut
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This bistro is adjacent to the lobby of the Driskill Hotel (a landmark in Old Austin). The kitchen and bakery are open to the dining area, making for enjoyable viewing, but a little loud dining, as pots and pans crash near you. Overall, this ambiance really works. The bakery produces some absolutely superb confections. Croissants here are the nearest thing... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

Management is MIA at this cafe. I called four days in a row, at varying times during the day, to schedule a birthday party for nine people. The person answering the phone was nice (same person three of the four days), and told me it's possible to make the reservation but it requires a manager's password. The manager was never... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Went for breakfast one morning and also stopped in a couple of times for coffee and baked goods. Everything was pretty good. Nothing was spectacular. But a nice option to have when staying at the Driskill.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 31 - US$ 80
Cuisine
American, Cafe
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
06:30 - 22:00
Monday
06:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
06:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
06:30 - 22:00
Thursday
06:30 - 22:00
Friday
06:30 - 00:00
Saturday
06:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 604 Brazos St, Austin, TX 78701-3212
    (7th Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin
  • Phone Number: +1 512-391-7066
Description
The legendary Driskill Grill serves exquisite modern American cuisine Tuesday through Saturday. The Driskill Grill is a Four Diamond rated restaurant and is repeatedly ranked the number one restaurant in Austin. The Driskill Grill invites diners to feast on an ever-changing array of innovative and impeccably prepared fare in the most elegant of surroundings. The Driskill Grill uses locally grown products, seasonal ingredients and cutting edge menu choices which create a truly memorable dining experience.

The Driskill Grill has received numerous awards and accolades including the coveted Foder's Choice Award, Zagat's ranking of "Extraordinary to Perfection" and OpenTable's Diners Choice Award. Wine Spectator, America's leading wine appreciation magazine has honored The Driskill Grill with their "Award of Excellence 2011."

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?