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617 Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78701 (Downtown)
(512) 443-3688
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Ranked #816 of 3,177 Restaurants in Austin
Price range: $0 - $20
Cuisines: Coffee Shop, Diner
Neighborhood: Downtown
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Quetzaltenango, Guatemala
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104 reviews 104 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 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.

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Los Angeles, California
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31 reviews 31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 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.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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86 reviews 86 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 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.

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Snyder, Texas
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83 reviews 83 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 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!

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52 reviews 52 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

After walking around the Capitol, we decided to head downtown. Being coffee lovers, we stepped into this little shop on the way. It was great. The service was perfect and the coffee was quite tasty. They also have a decent selection of beers if you're in the mood for a depressant instead of a stimulant. I would definitely go back.... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2013 via mobile

Based off TA reviews, I was excited to drop in and pick up some caffeine while my husband finished work back at the hotel. To be fair, I did not order coffee. I ordered a chai tea latte, which tasted like steamed water and milk. Yucky. If you want to be a quirky, well-loved coffee shop, you have to make... More 

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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2012

Great coffee, drinks and atmosphere. Staff has always been friendly and knowledgeable. We like to go the improv comedy shows when we are in town. The best of Austin's improv performers battle every Saturday night at 10 pm but get buy your tickets early as the small theatre upstairs sells out fast. You will lol! This is a must see... More 

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Katy, Texas
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29 reviews 29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2012

Quirky coffee shop with good coffee and great staff. A nice place to stop for a drink and a rest before exploring more of Austin.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2010

I was in town for only a few days, but this coffeehouse quickly became my favorite hangout. Great coffee, fun and friendly staff, and a great atmosphere. I was hooked! We also enjoyed some open mic live music in the evenings...Love this place!!

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Austin, Texas
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46 reviews 46 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2008

This place has a great laid back atmosphere and friendly people behind the counter. It has great coffee, fruit smoothies, and pretty much anything else from orange juice and milk to a good beer selection. It has everything for breakfast from cinnamon rolls to organic breakfast cereals and breads. I especially loved the pumpkin bread. They have advertisements in the... More 

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Address: 617 Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78701
Phone Number: (512) 443-3688
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin>  > Downtown
Average Prices: USD 0 - 20
Cuisine: Coffee Shop, Diner

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