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Kerbey Lane Cafe

3003 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78704
512-445-4451
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Ranked #243 of 3,131 Restaurants in Austin
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Dessert
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Dessert
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English first
Austin, Texas
Top Contributor
65 reviews 65 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

The server, Waters, was excellent. She stayed on top of everything and made the meal better. No glass went unfilled. There were four of us and we ordered the Seasonal French Toast Platter, French Toast. Paris Texas w/ small stack of pumpkin roll pancakes (for me), biscuits, eggs and gravy. My dish was very good. Unfortunately the migas were not... More

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Arlington
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Visited the other location during our last Austin visit and it was amazing! This made us super disappointed that the Lamar location turned out so bad. It was extremely hot inside (people were sweating) but we decided to overlook that and wait for a table. The table/chairs were dirty and too close together to fit comfortably (we were knocked into... More

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Dartmouth, Massachusetts
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47 reviews 47 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Breakfast was a real treat. They had many interesting different specials. The fried green tomatoes were delicious! The lemon poppyseed French toast is a regular item and is delicious. The gingerbread pancakes were also very good. Service was attentive and priced reasonably for what you get. The food is much better than average breakfast fare.

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I tried for the very first time Fried Green Tomatoes and they were amazing!! Every time I go I order them. The menu is vast and complete, you have vegan options, gluten free, omelets, eggs, burgers, quesadillas etc. They are very creative and one of my favorite dishes is the Crispy Chicken Benedict with Green Sauce! A scratch made biscuit... More

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Austin, Texas
Top Contributor
124 reviews 124 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

I went to this location several times while in Austin. Although I got to try quite a few of their options, I would like to try them all. The food was always excellent and the service was always good as well. They are slow at times, but usually during super busy times of the day They have specialty pancakes and... More

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Tyler, Texas
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56 reviews 56 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Meal was really good. The sweet potato fries; the reason we came were raw! Broke my heart, & at that point I was over Kerbey Lane. Still a great place, just go to another location.

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McKinney, Texas, United States
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119 reviews 119 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

OK, so when you visit Austin, you "gotta go to Kerby Lane." While I generally love "institution" establishments, this one missed the mark. Pros: Great queso, hands down Cons: Service was sporadic and food was slow, even during a non-rush time of day Food was definitely average diner fare. Once was enough. Been there, done that!

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Round Rock, Texas, United States
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126 reviews 126 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Kerby Lane has been an Austin staple for many years, and there’s a number of locations in the area, so there’s always one close to you. Like any business, when the opportunity presents itself, they will move to a better location. This was my first visit to this location on South Lamar. Located in a strip center, it was easy... More

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Dallas, Texas
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

I visited Austin over the weekend and went to the Kerbey Lane Cafe location on South Lamar. I was there before 7AM on a Sunday...which looks to be off-peak as there was only one other customer in their at that hour on the weekend. I had gone to the other local chain of Magnolia Cafe the day before...similar breakfast items... More

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Northbrook, Illinois
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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

My fiance and I were visiting a friend in Austin. He told us that we should visit Kerbey Lane Cafe as it is one of the best breakfast restaurants in Austin. We were not disappointed! We came there at around 11am and the wait was pretty long (we waited about 20 minutes). Once we were seated, our waitress served us... More

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Address: 3003 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78704
Phone Number: 512-445-4451
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin

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