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Kerbey Lane Cafe

3003 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78704
512-445-4451
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Ranked #258 of 3,154 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
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English first
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

Since I was a teenager, I've always had a great experience at Kerbey Lane; not a single item on their menu I've ever had has been a disappointment. Have had a lot of great memories at the old, South Lamar location and, while the new location is a well laid out space with a modern, updated feel, it doesn't quite... More 

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Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

we went there on thanksgiving day for dinner, i decided to try the Moroccan beef and it wasn't good at all. the rest of the food was good. the service was pretty good.

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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
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141 reviews 141 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 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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140 reviews 140 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 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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Address: 3003 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78704
Phone Number: 512-445-4451
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin

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