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4001 N Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78756
(512) 206-1000
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Ranked #89 of 3,173 Restaurants in Austin
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $1 - $20
Hours:
Sun - Thu 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Outdoor seating, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
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English first
los angeles
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120 reviews 120 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

When I visited Austin- what a great city- there were so many things to do and ways to fill your day and night exploring this town. I took advantage of a cooking class that was offered at the market by some famous chefs. Reasonable price with the meal to follow. Markets are great in Austin= yes whole foods on 6th... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Central Market is about the coolest grocery in Austin (sure Whole Foods may THE coolest but it is way more crowded and $$$). Central Mkt has it all--all the special food choices that make gourmet groceries fun (I have never seen more salt, pepper & chili choices), a delightful food court with a music venue and plenty of organic body... More 

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Picayune, Mississippi
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68 reviews 68 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

We had an early dinner at Uchiko and crossed the street for a great free concert afterwards. We bought a few bottles of wine, grabbed a table and settled down for a relaxing evening. The toddler with us was completely happy in the playground and our teens loved dancing to the music on the dance floor. Great night!

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Austin, Texas
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Central Market has a great selection of the freshest fruits and vegetables along with an extensive meat counter. The restaurant provides a great selection dishes for even the pickiest of eaters. Have a meal and plan your shopping list! As if this wasn't enough, the side patio always has something going on - whether it's music or a bunch of... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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186 reviews 186 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Ladies, you can stay at the mall shopping for shows and getting your nails "did" every other week.... I LOVE this place! The amazing produce, HUGE selection of baked goods, beautiful meats, poultry, and seafood..... Yummmmmmm-o! I spent most of my time (and money) in the bulk section. The Himalayan Pink Salt is such a bargain in bulk and I... More 

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Corpus Christi, Texas
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32 reviews 32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

What would you like to eat today? I'm pretty sure you'll find it here and you could take it home or eat it there.....the cafe has beautiful and tasty gourmet food and the staff is there to help if you get confused at all the choices! Warning, it could get expensive- but I'm pretty sure it will be worth it!

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Austin, Minnesota
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

The food is good and consistent. The real draw is the plays cape and deck shaded by hugh oak trees. You cab also access a short trail around a series of two nicely landscaped retention ponds. The CM store has a great selection of organic food and dynamite gelato.

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Austin, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Though I like shopping at Central Market for personal groceries, I was disappointed with their selection of prepared foods. I was picking up items for a business function and was not able to find the items in the quantities I wanted. I would recommend calling ahead and utilizing their catering, rather than picking things out yourself.

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Austin, Texas
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6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

We go here often to grocery shop as they have a nice sized playground in the back where we can take our daughter afterwards or during (if she gets cranky, one of us can take her outside). Oh, and their prepared foods are yummy too!

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Austin, Texas
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48 reviews 48 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We love Central Market. There is a playground outside, and there used to be space for kids to run around and feed the ducks. They've now cordoned off nearly all the outside space for ulnspecified "improvements." Playground is still there, not room for older kids to run around. The food is OK, but quality has dropped and prices have increased... More 

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Additional Information about Central Market

Address: 4001 N Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78756
Phone Number: (512) 206-1000
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 1 - 20
Cuisine: American

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