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Galaxy Cafe

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1000 W Lynn St, Austin, TX 78703-3949
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Madison, New Jersey
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60 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

A cool exterior, matched on the inside. For breakfast, the wraps are terrific; simple and good. Staff friendly, happy to have you there. Drink bar is a nice touch, help yourself without feeling unhelpful Will be back often

Thank Wishiii
Friendswood, Texas
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245 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

This was an excellent choice. It was fast service and really good food. Cafe style. It is not full service (you refill your water, order at counter, etc) but it's more than adequate.

Thank Rick F
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32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

We had the grilled salmon salad with avocado and dill dressing. It was excellent. And our son loved the grilled cheese on whole wheat children's meal.

Thank wakefan2
Denver, Colorado
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111 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016

This is my second visit but my first time actually getting my grub on! Things I like: Tons of great parking Quick service Mimosa Pitchers Good american fare Love the decor! Things I'm "Meh" about: Standing in line to order food (yes, I know that's the way it is) The patio facing the parking lot (yes, I know that's the... More 

Thank Mia V
Austin, Texas
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42 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2016

Love the breakfast burritos…you can choose your ingredients…french press best in town with espresso beans on the side. Veggie burgers homemade and the turkey meatloaf with whipped sweet potatoes amazing. Love to go here alone or with family...

Thank Flychix
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

Galaxy cafe is a great spot to bring family, dine in with friends, or grab a quick bite before heading back to work. They are near downtown and also offer take-out. I have never had a bad meal at Galaxy. They also offer a small variety of wine and local beer. The menu is varied, offering meals for meat eaters... More 

Thank RyokoRyokoSan
New Canaan, Connecticut
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128 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2015

Sort of a semi-cafeteria approach to eating. You take a tray; order & pay for your food; & when it's ready, wait staff brings it to your table. Even on a gloomy, Austin winter sort of day, this place was very bright. Liked the big mirrors, which reflected light from everywhere. And the food is totally excellent. Try the bleu... More 

Thank Abernathy15
Palm Desert
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172 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015 via mobile

Found this place by accident. We were hungry and did not know where to go. They had parking in front so we went in. Menu has a large selection of comfort food. Hamburgers. Fries and so on. My date selected the veggie burger and I had the turkey burger. With fries and sweet potato fries. Very tasty indeed! Not very... More 

Thank Mark E
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

When it's been a long and hard day, and I don't want to cook but need a healthy meal, Galaxy is my go-to cafe. First, it is on my way home but off on a quiet street, which is a haven from Austin traffic. Second, it is a cafe where you order at the counter so the wait is short.... More 

Thank Katherine B
Austin, Texas
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75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015 via mobile

I've been many times to Galaxy locations and once again they did not disappoint. I brought eight new diners who were thrilled that there was a cafe like this so close to downtown. Parking lot was filled at 11am during the week already busy for lunch. Which this kind of traffic, you know it has to be good. Everyone's food... More 

Thank Kyllito

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1000 W Lynn St, Austin, TX 78703-3949
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: 512-478-3434

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