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Arturo's Underground Cafe

#191 of 3,152 Restaurants in Austin}
American, , Cafe
314 W 17th St, Austin, TX 78701-1205
+1 512-469-0380
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good39%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“quesadilla” (5 reviews)
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American, Southwestern, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
314 W 17th St, Austin, TX 78701-1205
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Reviewed 18 July 2017

Funky take on Mexican, creative breakfast plates: the Diablo - grilled jalapeno cheese bread topped with bacon, cheddar, fried eggs, chipotle hollandaise, grilled jalapeno and onions - tasty and decadent; and the Bueno (more reasonable) egg scramble with sausage, jalapeno, tomato, onion chipotle, cilantro and...More

Thank smdds
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Here in austin for a meeting, got this amazing egg "migas" breakfast plate with cilantro, jalapenos, salsa, black beans and tortillas. I stay gluten free & they were happy to include corn tortillas. Portions were goldilocks "just right". Latte was pulled to my picky specs...More

Thank mjhpned
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Check out happy hour at this restaurant. We ordered some drinks which were great and had free access to a happy hour type buffet. It hit the spot after a long day.

Thank Kelley T
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

Make sure your whole party is there or they won't put you the waiting list. The eggs benedicts were amazing. My buddy had the Caribbean French toast and that was amazing also. The wait for the food takes longer than usual but its worth it.

Thank Zedrick D
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Ambience is lively, wall art is attractive, service is good, and food is awesome! I wish they had more of a coffee variance, nonetheless, this place is a "got to go to" spot!

Thank Linda V
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

The sandwich and quesadilla menus are solid, too, but the breakfast really stands out. Fantastic migas, and an excellent (and sizeable) carafe of mimosas for only $14!!

Thank Ohio_voyageur
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Arturo's underground cafe is a secret place every time I find it... tucked away on 17th I always randomly find it... cool underground seating and some outside tables - very cool waiters and the most delicious breakfast - other stuff too but I have only...More

Thank Cindy L
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

This is quintessential Austin eccentric. A cool small spot with a sunken dining area and a few tables outside on the sidewalk. Casual atmosphere. Order at the counter when you walk in. Serve yourself your own coffee/tea/water. Grab a number and your food will be...More

Thank Jeff S
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Three of the horde went in search of an a hardy breakfast and found one at this local legend. I had the Austin special with a side of bacon and was not disappointed.

Thank HPrepOKC
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Stopped here after a night on sixth street. The perfect hang over food! Delicious combos and a fun Austin ambiance. You order at the counter and they bring it to your table. Everything was tasty and we enjoyed checking out the diverse artwork and decor...More

Thank Nicole S
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3 September 2016|
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Response from marycatherine23 | Reviewed this property |
I didn't notice if there were gluten free options.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 14:30
07:00 - 14:30
07:00 - 14:30
07:00 - 14:30
07:00 - 14:30
10:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 314 W 17th St, Austin, TX 78701-1205 (Formerly Arturo's Bakery & Cafe)
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 512-469-0380
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