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Central Market

#247 of 3,058 Restaurants in Austin
Certificate of Excellence
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4001 N Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78756-3733
+1 512-206-1000
07:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 07:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Park City, UT
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a great store! I loved the local vibe and the fact they also carry HE'S products (the other local store). They have an amazing variety in every product category. The selection of beer & wine was quite impressive. Produce area was beautiful. Do stop by.

Thank DMLF
Level Contributor
25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is a bit of a mixture. The food is pretty good, if a bit odd. The indoor seating area is poor - decor, ambiance - & the outside eating area looked pretty good. Definitely worth a try.

Thank Lesdrinky
Miami, Florida
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Central market is a supermarket very similar to a wholefoods but they have a restaurant / outdoor sitting area with a kids playground! This is amazing for a chill, family lunch on a weekend. They had live music when I visited . You can buy a bottle of wine/ champagne take it outside with you and drink as you please... More 

Thank Malme008
Austin, Texas
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338 reviews
231 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

I go here more often than I like for many reasons. Meet-ups with college and when kids were little, the playground or to wait for mom's medical appointments next door. I love shopping here but it's food is hit or miss. However certain things aren't bad. Their burgers and fries or chicken sandwiches can't be done too wrong. One time... More 

Thank livelovex7
Fairhope, Alabama
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6 reviews
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

As a former Austinite, I am very familiar with dining options in the city. I was in town for my son's wedding. My extended family has varied dining demands ranging from gluten free, low carb, low salt, bland, spicy, etc. I chose Central Market because everyone could get what they want. If the Cafe did not have what my family... More 

Thank maureenf608
Cincinnati, Ohio
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29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

I recently stopped by Austin,TX for a day to visit a friend who was also visiting Austin. We only had a short time to grab dinner before I headed back to San Antonio. Our stop at Central Market left me wanting more. Not only did we have a delightful dinner on the sweet terrace with wine and a dinner from... More 

Thank 442vickir
Bridgman, Michigan
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41 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Great market that carries everything. Too easy to spend money there. We ended up eating at the cafe there and really enjoyed our meal. You can also buy food from the market and take it out to the cafe patio to enjoy.

Thank Vicki R
Austin, Texas, USA
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489 reviews
239 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

We got salad from the salad bar and gumbo from the soup bar. The gumbo is packed with a tantalizing mixture of yummy spices, flavor and so many good ingredients. It makes for a tasty and reasonable lunch.

Thank Gloria L
Schleswig, Germany
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114 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2017

When the store first opened I thought it was a snooty, pretentious store of overpriced hard-to-find foodstuffs. Turns out, that is the direction that Austin and food stores all took, so this place is perfect. Rare foods, snooty pretentious types who look down from their high and mighty opinions on the common man. But it is kind of fun. I... More 

Thank Orad O
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260 reviews
163 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2016

Large market with a great selection of bulk foods and a wide range of wine, and beer! They also hold Hands-on cooking classes taught by interesting chefs. The in-house cafe has a very large outdoor patio with a stage that has lots of shade for those hot days. Order whatever you want to eat off menu at the counter and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4001 N Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78756-3733
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin
  • Phone Number: +1 512-206-1000

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