South Congress Cafe

TripExpert Score based on reviews in 7 publications
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7 expert recommendations



The curvy ceiling, open floor plan, and retro trim would make the Jetsons feel at ease. The menu is a fusion of Mexican, Southwestern, and seafood.


Frommer's 33

A small, modern establishment in the heart of SoCo that caters mostly to South Austin's leisure crowd, the cafe opens for brunch and dinner. Full review →


Gayot 12.0

South Congress Cafe'€™s surprisingly affordable menu combines Southwestern flair with more European traditions. Full review →


Lonely Planet

The stylish side of Tex-Mex can be found at this hoppin' little cafe, which seamlessly combines a vintage space with modern architecture. Full review →


Not For Tourists

Upscale cafeteria style Continental fare; Pretty good cocktails, too. Full review →


Travel + Leisure

Consistent and popular since 2003, this spot is good any time of day. Full review →


Zagat 3.8

A "local favorite" tucked "amid the hipster hangouts in trendy SoCo", this "convivial" eatery serves Southwestern dishes that range from "good to very good". Full review →

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