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South Congress Cafe

1600 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704-3522
+1 512-447-3905
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (169 reviews)
“migas” (65 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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1600 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704-3522
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My husband and I had a Saturday brunch here during a long weekend in Austin. My bloody mary was good. My migas were good but by husband's short ribs were a little chewy. It was an enjoyable brunch but I expected it to be jusy...More

Thank K8lyn-L
Reviewed 4 days ago

Just there for a quick bite. Great server at the patio. We ordered sweet potato beignets. There was a mistake in the kitchen so the beignets were 10 minutes late. Server made the delicious!!!!! beignets complimentary. Great place with perfect service! Patio is nice and...More

Thank Emma V
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Walking SoCo is one of my wife and I’s simple pleasures when visiting Austin. We must have walked past this spot 20 times in the last few years without giving it much thought. Well we should have gone in sooner, what a perfect spot for...More

Thank Twistoff
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I came here recently for a nice dinner on a trip to Austin. Everything was fantastic! We both had a couple cocktails that were each great, some of which were recommended by the hostess and waiter and they were great recommendations based...More

Thank Ashlie L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this but place with modern retro feel on Sunday afternoon about 3 PM. Didn’t have to wait too long for a table. I ordered the crabcake eggs Benedict and my daughter got the vegetarian omelette with fingerling potatoes. The food was incredible. The service...More

Thank Janet C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My family frequents South Congress Cafe quite. All visitors to our house are always taken there for lunch or brunch. Awesome food. Very good service. There can sometimes be a long wait but the food is worth the wait.

Thank Carolbj68
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

While dining on the beignets , coffee , eggs Benedict and French toast , my wife and I were verbally rating the food, service, ambiance, and food presentation. All 5 out of 5s. Shane was a great conversationalist and ensured we were taken care of...More

Thank Reuben A
Reviewed 24 June 2018

First, be aware that at least the morning I ate there, they offered 20% off the bill if I ate at the bar instead of a table. I did. I ordered the eggs benedict, which were nonstandard in that they used shaved organic Niman Farms...More

Thank Steve J
Reviewed 22 June 2018

SoCo Cafe has been here for years and it is always good. Try going mid week when the street is overrun with tourists. The food and drinks are worth it. Service is excellent. Yummy!

Thank Maytorena
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Came here for lunch. Be aware there is no lunch menu, only brunch and dinner. Since I had already had eggs for breakfast, I decided to go with a sweet option of the carrot cake french toast. It was quite sweet but completely delicious. The...More

Thank Hpmicks
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14 July 2016|
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Response from dop79 | Reviewed this property |
No private room.
Frank M
3 July 2016|
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Response from Michael C | Reviewed this property |
I saw a couple kids when we were at brunch but no kids menu. I probably wouldn't take a child
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$ 31 - US$ 40
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1600 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704-3522
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin
  • Phone Number: +1 512-447-3905
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