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Asia Cafe

#695 of 3,043 Restaurants in Austin
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Northwest Austin
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8650 Spicewood Springs Rd, #115, Austin, TX 78759
+1 512-331-5788
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11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Austin, Texas
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76 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

While I've visited here a few times with an OK experience, unfortunately I have to give a poor report on their steamed shrimp and scallops. It was very bland, no flavor except for the old, almost spoiled scallops in the dish. It was definitely ho hum and boring. The water once again tastes like dirty water due to the glasses... More 

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Beach Lake, PA
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186 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

You stand on line, order, pay & wait for your number to be called over the loudspeaker system. Then, pick up your tea and utensils, and find a seat. It didn't take long for them to deliver our dishes. It was very clean and spacious. The dishes were both authentic Chinese and a variation of what I'm used to, and... More 

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Thank 551melm
Austin, Texas
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88 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

I go here once a quarter with colleagues to celebrate certain accomplishments. It may not look like much, but the food is fantastic. The spicy fish, spicy eggplant, and several tofu dishes are my favorite. You can't go wrong - but branch out from the traditional American Chinese dishes!

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Thank PackLightTravelHeavy
Belllingham, WA
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82 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 163 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

Asia café was just ok. I was expecting more prior to our visit, having heard great things about the food. We ordered a handful of dim sum dishes and they were not that great, rather ho-hum. We should have ordered a different meal dish or two to compare the quality, but we did not. I wouldn’t go here again.

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Thank TyandAm
Austin, Texas
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

Terrific local Chinese. Very authentic, very good. Line is often out the door at lunch. Good specials, often very unusual offerings.

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Thank bkingtexan
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

A roomy hole in the wall. Family size orders of authentic Asian cuisine. Pricing is good for the portions served. They have party rooms too. You walk in and get in line to order. As you get close to the front you have menus but I wouldn't wait till then because of their vast selection. If you are in a... More 

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Thank Ahlongoria15
Austin, Texas
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

Very nice authentic Chinese food here in Austin, they serve large portion and taste great! we always like to come here for a family meal.

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Thank Linda6299
shaker heights
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

When we visit our children and grandchildren this is a place we always visit. We have 11 people so we try to get the room off the main floor. There is a large round table where everyone can see and talk to everyone. The menu is so varied that the pickiest eater can find something. Meat eater or vegetarian can... More 

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Thank superk64
Sydney, Australia
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731 reviews
447 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 181 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

A simple layout, you order get a ticket with a number and seemingly within moments that number is called for you to collect your food. All the dishes were fresh and large with plenty of food for all of us. Each of the dishes were tasty as well and great value for the cost. Don't go for the fit out... More 

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Thank Kwan_Nyom
Austin, Texas
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

Don't expect table service. Excellent authentic Asian food served in a loud busy no ambience restaurant. Not a place to impress friends, but it will definately impress your taste buds.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 12
Cuisine
Chinese, Cafe, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Private Dining
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
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: 8650 Spicewood Springs Rd, #115, Austin, TX 78759
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin>  > Northwest Austin
  • Neighbourhood: Northwest Austin
  • Phone Number: +1 512-331-5788

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?