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Counter Cafe

626 N Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78703-5414
+1 512-708-8800
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
626 N Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78703-5414
Neighbourhood: Downtown
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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 14 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 25 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 7 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 đź‘Ť...More

Thank jegutierrez
Reviewed 1 January 2017

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 15 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
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Can't go wrong with this place. Anything on the menu is worth the try. Great breakfast tacos as well as excellent coffee. The location is perfect and close to Whole Foods.

Thank Asta's Booknook J
Reviewed 2 October 2016

This is a small cafe, but the people are so nice and welcoming, and the food is so good! We had biscuits and gravy, sausages, eggs Benedict. Homemade biscuits and homemade sausages! So tasty! I wish we had more time here so we could go...More

Thank noncorteccia
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Another Triple D spot in Austin. Went here for lunch and ordered the chicken curry burger, which was delicious. Everything that was being made looked awesome. Especially what looked to be a giant blueberry pancake. I would definitely go back.

Thank Jeff B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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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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