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Hill's Cafe

#791 of 3,219 Restaurants in Austin
₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, Cafe,
4700 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78745-2303
+1 512-851-9300
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good35%
  • Average15%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible11%
Travellers talk about
“corn nuggets” (3 reviews)
“sandwiches” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Cafe, Southwestern, Bar, Pub
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
4700 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78745-2303
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife & I decided to try this out based on the reviews and my wife wanted some BBQ. We were glad we did! This is a huge place, doesn't look like it from the parking lot but it is. I bet It's a happening...More

Thank John A
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

What can I say? Myself & 2 friends were visiting Austin & needed to find somewhere to eat dinner where we could sit, visit, relax & have good eats! We found it all plus good service and a singer from The Voice for entertainment!! Highly...More

Thank Amy E
Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

Food was excellent! Good amount of food for the price. Highly recommend the brisket, smoke chicken and black eye peas. $2 Lone Star on a Friday night was a extra bonus. Nice staff but slow refills of beers.

Thank Terry M
Reviewed 23 February 2018

Went on a Friday night to check out the live music, mostly. It was pretty crowded, but we managed to get a spot fairly close to the stage. Ordered drinks and waited....and waited...and waited. Finally got our drinks and ordered food. The food also took...More

Thank Amy F
Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

We stopped here for a late Sunday morning brunch. The food was very good. Band was just setting up. Would have been fun.

Thank Peachyohio1
Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

We were looking for a dog-friendly place to eat with the family, and found Hills. It has been around since 1947 and the history is jumping off the walls. Inside, there are pictures of past presidents who visited there as well as musical acts that...More

Thank Moved2Texas
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Reviewed 19 January 2018 via mobile

My husband and I love coming here when we are in South Austin, the corn nuggets are the best and always worth the trip. The food and atmosphere is awesome, and their sweet tea is wonderful, always get a to go glass.

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Reviewed 17 January 2018

My husband and I had some friends coming in to visit and we were looking for something that was not a chain restaurant. I have heard of this cafe so we decided to check it out. The parking and location are great! It is easy...More

Thank Barbie L
Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

I ate here with some colleagues for lunch. Most of us had the chicken fried steak with mashed potatoes and green beans. The meat was good and was a good sized portion. The potatoes were also good. The green beans were just okay. The service...More

Thank JayBurgin72
Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

I don’t know where to start with how horrible this place is. My last visit was bad, but I thought that it can’t be all bad. I’ll just order their speciality this time. The chicken fried steak was a dried up piece of meat surrounded...More

Thank Janice V
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 25
American, Cafe, Southwestern, Bar, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Digital Payments, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4700 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78745-2303
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin
  • Phone Number: +1 512-851-9300
  • E-mail
A local South Austin hot spot since 1947, Hills Cafe has been serving up the best southern comfort food, steaks and BBQ anyone could ask for. An old Austin original with live music, catering, outdoor dining and large oak trees, Hill's Cafe is a destination for great food and fun! Did we mention a full bar and awesome drink prices?
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