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4801 La Crosse Ave, Austin, TX 78739-1702
+1 512-232-0154
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had lunch at the cafe when we visited the wildflower center. It's not a 'destination' cafe, but our lunch was fine - soups, salads and sandwiches and the price was reasonable.

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Thank Tom A
Richmond, Virginia
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56 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was happy to eat here, but mostly because it's a way to support the wildflower center. The cafe is the sort of thing you'd expect from a captive food place. The food is not especially diverse, but it's reasonable and not horribly expensive. (Neither is it inexpensive - this is, after all, fundamentally about convenience.)

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Thank blw_at_longwood
California
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75 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A good choice for lunch while visiting the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center. We ordered sandwiches, which were very tasty. Service was slow, and they had run out of some food items, so probably better to go earlier. Seating is limited, though some people ate outdoors (could be uncomfortable in the heat of summer)

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Thank wanderlust_karen
Austin, Texas
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 April 2017

After walking the grounds of the Wildflower Center, this is a nice place to rest your tired feet. Simple food, but fresh and excellent. Good for a break for tea on a hot day, too.

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Thank wtgbland
Maryland
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90 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Lunch was great. They have an outdoor dining area. Vegetarian fare was available. Salads and Sandwiches were the norm.

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Thank relique2005
Pagosa Springs, Colorado
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52 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2017

I was pleasantly surprised by the selection of salads and sandwiches as well as the reasonable prices.

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Thank trophy_wife56
Toronto, Canada
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318 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Light meals available at a reasonable price. The avocado wrap with fruit was tasty as was the ham and cheese on a bun. Soft drinks and ice tea are available and a few desserts like cheese cake. The cafe is pretty with flowers painted on the chair seats and fresh wild flowers on each table inside. There is table service... More 

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Thank Gloria B
Houston, Texas
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54 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

Great place to pick up a sandwich after a beautiful morning walk at the center. It mainly has sandwiches, salads and soups. I had a chicken salad sandwich with their pasta salad and it was fabulous.

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Thank stormy161
Rockford, Illinois
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183 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

If you are at the Ladybird Johnson Wildflower Gardens, this is a great place to have lunch. Since you must pay to get into the Gardens it's not really an option unless you are already there. The salads and sandwiches are excellent. The service was good. It's a really a cute place to have a relaxing lunch.

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Thank Llamma2
Casper, Wyoming
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83 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Family needed a bit of air conditioning and a bit of water, so we stopped in after our nice walk (shortish) from Visitor Center and back again.

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Thank Cross C

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Restaurant Details

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Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4801 La Crosse Ave, Austin, TX 78739-1702
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin
  • Phone Number: +1 512-232-0154

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