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Eastside Cafe

#71 of 3,023 Restaurants in Austin
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
University of Texas
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2113 Manor Rd, Austin, TX 78722-2437
+1 512-476-5858
Today
11:15 - 21:30
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 - 21:30
Mon - Thu 11:15 - 21:30
Fri 11:15 - 22:00
Sat 10:00 - 22:00
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Houston, Texas
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

For the last 20 years we have been going to the Eastside Cafe for lunch and it is still one of my favorite places when we are in Austin! The food is fresh and changes with the seasons and is consistently good. The setting in a private house adds to the atmosphere and the service is great too.

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Thank Katharina9544
Austin, Texas
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288 reviews
214 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to Eastside with another couple for lunch. First visit for all of us. Altogether we had the beet salad, quesadillas, pot stickers, manicotti, and acorn squash. Highlights were the quesadillas and the acorn squash. Everything was fresh and high quality but flavors tended to be a bit bland. Also shared a bottle of Picpoul de Pinet which was... More 

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Thank Jay F
Lincoln, Massachusetts
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate hear for breakfast one morning. Their buttermilk pie was absolutely delicious. We were 3, and shared 3 plates. I couldn't tell you what they were, but they were all FANTASTIC. Perhaps one was huevos rancheros? Coffee was excellent for a diner-type place.

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Thank Kale K
Dallas, Texas
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24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

My daughter and I recently had dinner at Eastside Cafe, based on recommendations from both Yelp and Trip Advisor. It was cold and rainy, and we wanted to eat somewhere cozy. We arrived early, around 5:30 p.m., and there were plenty of tables available in its three dining areas in its converted bungalow. We were asked by the hostess if... More 

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Thank Renee F
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

First off the salad was great and had a wide variety of different dressings and sides. Secondly, the mushroom crepes are heaven! Overall great atmosphere and food.

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Thank Victini C
Austin, Texas
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572 reviews
415 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

This place has been here cooking up great food for quite a while- I've probably been coming for 20 years. I recently came here and was relieved that quality was still so good, and the place was largely unchanged. Good fish and vegetarian options, great fresh vegetables grown in their own organic garden. Well done!

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Thank JrMushroom
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60 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Dinner with wife, son and his fiancé and her mother. Truly gorgeous venue. Love the feeling in this old house. Everything on the menu is excellent. The service is always five stars. Probably our tenth meal at East Side and we will continue to dine here as long as they are open. Compliments to everyone on staff here.

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Thank Joe S
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

Found this by looking for reviews as we drove to Austin for our girls' weekend. We were smart to call ahead for a reservation. Even on a Thursday night, it was busy and there was a wait. It was our very first experience in Austin, and it was great! Quaint old house turned into a restaurant, so there are tables... More 

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Thank Mercedes R
Summerland, CA
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25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

The meatloaf wad exciting and delicious comfort food... fully satisfying and impeccable. The chicken/artichoke/mushroom soup was truly amazing. There's great talent and care in that kitchen! The restaurant is a former home, so tables fill several rooms--making the atmosphere cozy and the acoustic perfect for conversation. The decor is bright and classic. No loud music and no fuss... simply great.

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Thank PeachFacePaco
Texas
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6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Long time Austin classic...doing garden and local source before it was all the rage. Centrally located in an old home...some parking...nice lunch or dinner options. Adjacent little shop with beverage and a bite options.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$30
Cuisine
American, Cafe, International, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 21:30
Monday
11:15 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:15 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:15 - 21:30
Thursday
11:15 - 21:30
Friday
11:15 - 22:00
Saturday
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2113 Manor Rd, Austin, TX 78722-2437
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin>  > University of Texas
  • Neighbourhood: University of Texas
  • Phone Number: +1 512-476-5858

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