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Kerbey Lane Cafe

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American, Californian, Coffee Shop, Healthy
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2606 Guadalupe St, Austin, TX 78705-4009
512-477-5717
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, Late Night, Outdoor Seating

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  • 24
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  • 29
    Very good
  • 22
    Average
  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
It was good.

Everyone raved about this place, so we decided to go. You could tell it was popular because there was a line when we got there. The pancakes have a vanilla flavor and were thick. I think it's a matter of taste.my family liked them, but it was too much vanilla for me. Great sweet potato fries.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 23, 2015
MissyB1972
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Corpus Christi, Texas
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Dining on a budget
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Houston, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Literally. We make sure we always eat here, you can't beat the Fried Avocado Tacos, Kerbey Lane Queso, & Bison burger. My boyfriend & I ate it back to back for breakfast & dinner, & just about everytime we visit. We don't even care to try anything else, it's just too good.

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Corpus Christi, Texas
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

Everyone raved about this place, so we decided to go. You could tell it was popular because there was a line when we got there. The pancakes have a vanilla flavor and were thick. I think it's a matter of taste.my family liked them, but it was too much vanilla for me. Great sweet potato fries.

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Fort Worth, Texas
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Always a great visit, though always busy! If going on the weekend, go early to avoid the masses; also parking is a bit tricky, so be prepared to walk if you cannot find a spot. Also, you will not be seated until your full group is there. As for food, their pancakes are delectable! I like to get two pancakes,... More 

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WI
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133 reviews 133 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

one of my sons needs to eat gluten-free, and the other can't eat dairy- so I was thrilled to find this place. They could both get pancakes that met their dietary needs....what could be better? Parking is tight, so try to get there early. There was a long line when we were leaving around 10 on a Saturday morning.

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Huntsville, Alabama
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47 reviews 47 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

We had some terrific breakfast here - pancakes, french toast, eggs and such. Staff were friendly and food was served in a timely fashion. All of it was great.

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Westfield, New Jersey
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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Delicious lunch - recommend the red quinoa salad! Others in our party had burgers and pancakes - all great! Friendly, patient service and we were delighted when our server returned with our check and told us that lunch was on the restaurant! Apparently, this is something they do on occasion (perhaps for us because we were out of town) -... More 

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Redmond
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44 reviews 44 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Loved the wonderful omelets! perfectly prepared! We were pleasantly surprised that on occasion when the bill prints up it says that the restaurant appreciates you! and the bill is zero! Even if we had to pay our bill I would have written a great review!

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Chicago, Illinois
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103 reviews 103 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

we were visiting Univ of Texas and wondering where we should eat. Everyone suggested Kerbey Lane so we had to visit. While the lunch food was ok (grilled cheese with bacon and pears), the breakfast food was outstanding. I don't think we ever had a better pancake--especially the cinnamon roll pancaked--which were out of this world. The queso was also... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

We were in the Austin area on business and it was my husbands birthday. We read a few reviews and decided to try this place out. We are so happy we did! Kerbys has a nice vibe and was clean. We had a server that was training aside his supervisor. It was his first day and we were his first... More 

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Frederick, Oklahoma
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

I was along for the ride. My daughter raved about the gingerbread pancakes. I had a veggie omelettte, fries, dry wheat toast and salsa. The food was good, the coffee was better and our waitress was fabulous. My kid paid the bill. She was perplexed why I threw another 5 down for a tip. I really liked our waitress. She... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2606 Guadalupe St, Austin, TX 78705-4009
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin
  • Phone Number: 512-477-5717

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: American, Californian, Coffee Shop, Healthy

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Dining on a budget

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?