We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

South Congress Cafe

1600 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704-3522
+1 512-447-3905
Call
Website
Save
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (172 reviews)
“migas” (64 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
CUISINES
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
1600 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704-3522
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (677)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 673 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

Loved this place. Went here for breakfast and had an outstanding omelette. Numerous creative cocktails on the menu as well.

Thank Peter W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Attentive service of awesome food. Loved the warm goat cheese salad with tenderloin and balsamic vinaigrette. The butternut squash soup is to die for.

Thank Travelcritic78
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow, a great surprise after a recommendation from a local hotel employee. Wide variety of items on breakfast/brunch menu, asked server to share whether the brisket hash or crab cake benedict was best and so glad she suggest the benedict, it was spectacular. The chipotle...More

Thank Shim L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our second visit, though our daughter who goes to college here has been several times, and delicious again! Sat on the patio out back - great space! Our server was grumpy but efficient. Eventually, when he warmed up to us, it was clear we were...More

Thank JMaxaz
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Had the best brunch and the best time. Had only been there previously for dinner (which is great), but the brunch was amazing as well as our waiter, Austin.

Thank vaughanmg
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Delicious Brunch. Tasty Bloody Mary's and very good espresso. Inventive selection of both breakfast and lunch items. Instead of table "bread" they server these amazing little corn muffins which were fantastic. Of course that didn't stop me from also ordering their house specialty - Sweet...More

Thank Kris R
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

We ended up eating brunch here two out of the three days in Austin ... four magic words CARROT CAKE FRENCH TOAST !!! Truly out of this world !

Thank Additravels
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Heard about the South Congress Cafe being a place to go for Sunday brunch from a friend. They were right, the food and the Bloody Mary's were excellent. It was very crowded and so the service was slow and they even forgot our drinks. Had...More

Thank FVILL
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

What a rude man at the front. Rude, not friendly and very condescending We don't mind waiting, but it is hard to enjoy anything when they welcome you like this. This was Sunday brunch.

Thank Samantha Isabel G
Reviewed 25 September 2017

Was in town for girls trip. We saw the sign for the patio. We sat down and the server brought us water. Stuff from the trees kept falling in our water and the sun was on the table (it was a hot day). We asked...More

Thank l w
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Torchy's Tacos
194 reviews
.29 km away
Home Slice Pizza
1,502 reviews
.17 km away
Hopdoddy
1,564 reviews
.21 km away
Perla's Seafood and Oyster Bar
675 reviews
.25 km away
Nearby Attractions
SoCo District
750 reviews
.02 km away
I Love You So Much Mural
188 reviews
.38 km away
Big Top Candy Shop
77 reviews
.12 km away
Yard Dog
8 reviews
.07 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
ann2122
13 July 2016|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from dop79 | Reviewed this property |
No private room.
1
Vote
Frank M
2 July 2016|
AnswerShow all 9 answers
Response from Michael C | Reviewed this property |
I saw a couple kids when we were at brunch but no kids menu. I probably wouldn't take a child
0
Votes
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$31 - US$40
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1600 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704-3522
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin
  • Phone Number: +1 512-447-3905
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing