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Casa de Luz

#275 of 3,054 Restaurants in Austin
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1701 Toomey Rd, Austin, TX 78704-1033
+1 512-476-2535
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17:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Wed 17:00 - 21:00
Fri 17:00 - 21:00
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Texas
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32 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fabulous, friendly vegan restaurant. First you serve yourself with soup and salad and sit down either inside or out. When you are finished, your entree (changes daily) arrives. Delicious food and you definitely won't leave hungry. Filtered water and hot tea available. Dessert extra.

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Thank JohnnyMacDee
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We were looking for cheap eats that were also healthy & vegan while travelling in the great state of meat... what a find this location was! We enjoyed it so much we went back a second night. I recommend stopping in to try the menu if you are in the Austin area. Yes, it was a set menu, and dessert... More 

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Thank Cee C
Austin, Texas
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Had lunch on Sunday, the most delicious vegan food I have ever taste! Butternut squash soup, was flavorful, salad was delicious, and the entre was outstanding!

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Thank chscheafer
San Francisco, California
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231 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Here's the deal- it's a set menu and it is absolutely worth it for the quality of food you're getting! You come in, the days meal is listed at the cashier, you pay, you head on over to pick up some salad and soup and maybe some delicious tea blend if you fancy. Put your main order in with the... More 

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Thank Aydriana C
Texas
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59 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

had an opportunity in my companion's busy schedule to do a short visit in her neighborhood. the Casa was one of her suggestions and she is amazingly good on reco's. the setting is fun, almost a secret magical world down an alleyway. the food was luscious, the lentil soup was a rich blend with vegis, the salad a wonderful mix... More 

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Thank texastraveller77
Rotterdam
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70 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 November 2016

I went with my cousin to celebrate meeting up in Austin and as we both wanted a meal that was healthy and nutritious and yummy at the same time this place fit the bill. The restaurant is easy to reach (side street of Lamar Blvd) and has plenty of parking in a big parking lot that serves this street. I... More 

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Thank Marsgoddess
Norman, Oklahoma
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Casa de Luz is located in an old "casa" in Austin. You walk to the restaurant through a passageway of bamboo and palm trees and calm. There is a very zen-like feeling. For lunch we paid a fee of $8 which included soup (that day, zucchini cauliflower), salad (mixed greens beautifully dressed), tea, and a plate of the day. You... More 

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Thank Mimi452012
Milano, Texas
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42 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

This is definitely a different way of enjoying a meal. But it is nice not to have to worry about what is in my food. It is fantastic.

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Thank Kerry S
Austin, Texas
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127 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Although I not a huge fan of the Macrobiotic diet, much preferring bbq over a strictly vegetarian offering at Casa de Luz, this place has a pretty good meal. They serve a salad and soup, followed by a hearty and tasty plate of vegetarian Macrobiotic yumminess.

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Thank perrytexas
River Forest, Illinois
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253 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2016

This restaurant is very unique. You pay $12 person upon entering and help yourself to the soup and salad of the day, along with your choice of beverages. Once you have eaten the soup and salad, they bring you the plate of the day, all vegetarian and having nothing that could cause an allergic reaction. No gluten, no peanuts or... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
American, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Monday
17:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1701 Toomey Rd, Austin, TX 78704-1033
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin>  > South Austin
  • Neighbourhood: South Austin
  • Phone Number: +1 512-476-2535

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