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Patsy's Cowgirl Cafe

#454 of 3,028 Restaurants in Austin
Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
South Austin
Southwestern, American, Bar
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5001 E Ben White Blvd, Austin, TX 78741-7301
+1 512-444-2020
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11:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Austin, Texas
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208 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Seating was crowded and the noise deafening. Service was slow. Worse the waitress forgot my main dish. The food was so, so. My water glass was refilled twice without prompting. The ambiance was plastic horse flesh.

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Thank Garth M
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

From out of town and stopped here because it was convenient to my meeting location. An Eclectic place but cozy and the waitress and wait staff were very friendly and helpful. Food with someone on the average size but tasty didn't seem to have a signature dish. Portions were plentiful an overall good experience possibly a better atmosphere for dinner.

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Thank Kelly T
Bellflower
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188 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

Once again on our annual pilgrimage to Austin had to stop off at Patsy Café, before flying back to Long beach. Nothing had changed in this cowgirl bar, ordered the same Fried Steak with Cracked Pepper Gravy and mashed potatoes, food was still good But also this time tried pecan chicken and a tortilla soup bowl, both a pleasant surprise.... More 

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Thank Hanger24
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79 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

I was pleasantly surprised at my lunch outing. I only had a salad but it was massive and delicious. Only wished I had room leftover for dessert.

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Thank 284law
Milano, Texas
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42 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

This place is great. Good food and great service. Helps to get there early because it gets packed on the lunch hour.

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Thank Kerry S
Bryan, Texas
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42 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

We had to be Austin for surgery and found this place down the road from Our hotel. The atmosphere was inviting and the live music was Western swing, I think. Very good. The Sandra Bullock sandwich with onion rings was really tasty and a lot of food.

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Thank VWilkins1
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74 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

This was a fun place to eat. The food is named after famous Austin people. Great burgers. Delicious chicken fried steak. Fabulous salmon. Yummy veggies. Great staff. Live band on a Wednesday nite. The back room was a little dark but the food was great!

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Thank Anita L
Seguin, Texas
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016

Menu offers a great variety, something for everyone. Ordered chicken salad and it was delicious. Chicken had a great smoked flavor. Dressing had great flavor, great overall meal! Staff friendly. Great relaxed atmosphere. Would eat here again, lots of great things on the menu!

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Thank DHWhiz
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

Love, love, loved the food and atmosphere. Great burger! Great barbecue sauce! They had live music and the guy was awesome. This is a must visit.

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Thank Susan M
San Antonio, Texas
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

Went here on a night they were having the live band perform. It was a fun atmosphere. I ordered the pot roast, which was amazingly tender. The mashed potatoes were yummy as well. Prices were reasonable as well.

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Thank Kim K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$15
Cuisine
Southwestern, American, Bar
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5001 E Ben White Blvd, Austin, TX 78741-7301
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin>  > South Austin
  • Neighbourhood: South Austin
  • Phone Number: +1 512-444-2020
Description
Patsy's Cowgirl Cafe offers good home-cooking in a comfortable, eclectic space in South Austin. With a full bar and draft beers, Patsy's offers Happy Hour daily from 4-7pm. Check our website for live music nights.

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