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Sweetish Hill Bakery

1120 W 6th St, Austin, TX 78703-5304 (Downtown)
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Ranked #349 of 3,122 restaurants in Austin
Price range: $1 - $20
Cuisines: Bakery, Coffee Shop, Delicatessen, French
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Restaurant details
Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
Neighborhood: Downtown
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33 reviews from our community

87% Recommend
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Cedar Park, Texas
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32 reviews 32 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Located between two great art galleries - Russell Collection across the street and Wally Workman half a block up the street, and with a fantastic seafood restaurant nearby, Clark's Oyster Bar, this is a wonderful place to relax and take care of your "sweet tooth" - - and to bring home some great bread and desserts. Well worth the trip... More

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Austin, Texas
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51 reviews 51 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

Lots of lovely pastry choices and excellent coffee. They have other things as well like sandwiches and salads but I have not ever tried them. I bought cakes from them for years when I was needing them, and they were always spectacular. Cute spot in the middle of a few of my favorite browsing shops.

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Duluth, Minnesota
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55 reviews 55 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
132 helpful votes 132 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

What a delight, friendly and knowledgeable staff, delicious treats! what an experience. Will come back when in town!

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Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Since my kids were little, it has always been our tradition to visit Sweetish Hill Bakery to celebrate a good check-up at the dentist. The decorated cookies are always beautiful.

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Austin, Texas
18 reviews 18 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I love the small café atmosphere. Their coffee is very good and usually have an organic offering each day. They make bagels, which are called bialys, although these are smaller and somewhat lighter than your typical bagel. My favorite thing to get so far has been the Morning Glory Muffin, which is essentially a carrot cake in muffin form. It's... More

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Dallas, Texas
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43 reviews 43 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

All their cookies are good buy I like their bee-sting cookie the best! I also tried their pesto chicken sandwich and it was ok.

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Quetzaltenango, Guatemala
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82 reviews 82 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2013

I came in on a hot afternoon after walking around Sixth Street for the first time, I was wanting a pastry, but wanting water even more. I asked for two small cheese danishes that were priced at $1.25 each, plus tax. After I put $2.00 on the counter, the cashier said that was OK and explained where to find a... More

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johnson city tx
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44 reviews 44 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2013

Ok - lived in Austin about a year and have heard rave reviews for Austinites about the Sweetish Hill Bakery... stopped by today at 11:30, they were not busy. I ordered the chick,cranberry salad sandwich from the handwritten daily special chalkboard, I was handed a PREMADE, cello wrapped sandwich from a stack of sandwiches sitting at counter. Didn't find a... More

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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2013 via mobile

Owner chased me next door where I was looking in the window. She said I was not could not leave sweetish hill property without moving my car out of sweetish hill lot. Seemed to kill my appetite for dining at sweetish hill ever again. This despite my offer to eat at her sandwich bar.

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98 reviews 98 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2012

Sit outside or inside to enjoy their fresh-baked items with a beverage, or take it with you. This is a favorite stop for dessert when invited to a friend's home for dinner. Last purchase: pumpkin cheesecake (seasonal) - yum! Reluctantly left the remainder with the friends.

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