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The Hideout

Cafe, Diner
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617 Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78701
(512) 443-3688
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Dining options: Breakfast, Seating

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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Crispy croissants!

Nice place to take a break, enjoy a beverage and/or a quick breakfast. The almond croissants are fresh and delicious.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
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31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Cute spot with delicious breakfast tacos. Fast wifi and cozy cafe with outlets, big windows, and good coffee. Great location and nice service.

Thank Alyssa R
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice place to take a break, enjoy a beverage and/or a quick breakfast. The almond croissants are fresh and delicious.

Thank nancyinmke
Bethesda, Maryland
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67 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

We went to The Hideout for a pastry and coffee every morning on our long weekend to Austin. Good coffee, good pastries (I love the cinnamon "muffin"), and awesome atmosphere. Cozy, a bit eclectic, and super friendly.

Thank Deb-CravingCulture
Nashville, Tennessee
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 via mobile

If you forget your flashlight - it's very dark in this hideout - just order the hideout burger. It's delicious.

Thank Lou Ann D
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82 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Known for the great coffee, but don't miss the breakfast tacos that are kept warm in crock pots on the counter in the morning. Very fresh and really good.

Thank khcarlso
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015 via mobile

25 minutes to serve three people. The owner came into the restaurant saw the inefficiency, turned around and went back to the office. And the blueberry muffins were truly awful. Time to shave again.

Thank beau w
Austin, Texas
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121 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

I had a small "café americano" and paid $2 with tax. At was better than the chain store across the street. Nice atmosphere, friendly staff, prompt service, and good location. I really had no reason to complain about anything.

Thank Philip_Wilson
Los Angeles, California
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48 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

we came back here a few times bc the service is quick and friendly and the coffee is good. the tea was a little on the weak side. this place is cute; i wish i couldve been here on one of their theatre nights.

Thank mon_petitchou86
Raleigh, North Carolina
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157 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Typical boutique coffeehouse connected/adjacent to a comedy club/theater. Typical selection for a light breakfast: pastries and bagels. Very nice baristas, but careful they're way more of a hipster than you.

Thank Grace G
Snyder, Texas
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127 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

the Hideout was a nice niche for breakfast & coffee! I ate a spinach/egg/cheese 'taco' which was good. reasonably priced, brought my coffee in from somewhere else not knowing i'd find a coffee place close!

Thank trackerem

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 617 Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78701
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: (512) 443-3688

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: Cafe, Diner

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?