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Counter Cafe

) #233 of 3,127 Restaurants in Austin €€ - €€€ American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
626 N Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78703-5414
+1 512-708-8800
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
626 N Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78703-5414
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Wow!! The whole restaurant may seat 30 people at one time but don't let that deceive you. It is delicious!! I had the crab cakes Benedict and they did not disappoint. The waitress was absolutely delightful and when in Austin we will definitely go back....More

Thank Meagan H
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

So this falls under a true hole in the wall category. Tiny little place. Maybe seats 30 inside, 15 outside. Yes you will leave your name and wait for a seat. Just like all of the other gems here in Austin. But this is one...More

Thank _sliderockstudios
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fell in move with this place, so quaint and retro. I really liked the food as well, we had the chicken and biscuit, a biscuit and gravy, which has house made sausage and a couple eggs. Loved the chicken and biscuit! If I lived here...More

Thank Toastwitheggs
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

I have always wanted to try this place amd finally did today. The food was good. The service was ok. I had read plenty of reviews saying the service was excellent. Well not in our case. It was weird. I watched as our waitress was...More

Thank Sylvia Z
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

You must try the biscuits and gravy or the southern poached breakfast. Excellent!!! The cooks and servers are cool.

Thank Dunedarkwarrierofpeace
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

It's a little tricky to navigate there in the downtown traffic but well worth the effort. I had the counter burger and fries.( ask for the fries crispy; they are fabulous). The burger was big and juicy and served on a delicious sourdough bun.If you...More

Thank IHave5
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Wooowww!!! Came in this tiny place for lunch today!! What a great surprise. It is excellent. Short breakfast and lunch menu but everything is super. I tasted 3 linch plates and all where just delicious. Will definitely try breakfast it looks yummy! Good job 👍...More

Thank jegutierrez
Reviewed 31 December 2016

When we arrived, we could tell that this was a good place because there were people waiting to get in. Parking is horrible, so be prepared to drive around [and around] to find a spot unless you get lucky with one of the few spaces...More

Thank DB-Raw
Reviewed 14 November 2016

The food was great and the services was wonderful. Would definitely recommend and you can tell it's a popular place among locals.

Thank kellygirl63
Reviewed 13 November 2016

Had breakfast at this small diner on a Sunday morning. We ordered breakfast tacos and biscuits and gravy. The tacos were wonderful, not spicy at all. Biscuits and gravy were very tasty, but unfortunately cold. A little pricey but that seems to be the case...More

Thank schmidkk
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 626 N Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78703-5414
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 512-708-8800
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