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The Hideout

Cafe, Diner
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617 Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78701
(512) 443-3688
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Looking for great coffee? You'll find it at the hideout! Handmade coffee and espresso drinks with pastries. Great stop in the morning or a boost in the middle of the day.

Thank emmbeekay
New York City, New York
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64 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

Located on Congress, this coffee shop is great for a run and go cup of joe or sitting and catching up on some work. They have a variety of sandwiches and lunch items as well. The coffee and atmosphere helps start the day on the right foot.

Thank Sophia A
Austin, Texas
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2016

Great coffee, killer location, righteous owners-workers, portal for live art-poetry, comedy, improvisation theater, great selection of local food and drink. Eat off of copper tables.

Thank FredFoxAustin
Kenosha, Wisconsin
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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2016

This was on my list of coffee shops to seek out and then was also recommended by someone at the Visitors Center. It was exactly what I was looking for. It has a great atmosphere. The menu looked pretty good! I only had a bagel but wished my appetite had been bigger. The breakfast tacos must be very good because,... More 

Thank aee1999
Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
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31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2016

Cute spot with delicious breakfast tacos. Fast wifi and cozy cafe with outlets, big windows, and good coffee. Great location and nice service.

Thank Alyssa R
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2016

Nice place to take a break, enjoy a beverage and/or a quick breakfast. The almond croissants are fresh and delicious.

Thank nancyinmke
Bethesda, Maryland
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75 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

We went to The Hideout for a pastry and coffee every morning on our long weekend to Austin. Good coffee, good pastries (I love the cinnamon "muffin"), and awesome atmosphere. Cozy, a bit eclectic, and super friendly.

1 Thank Deb-CravingCulture
Nashville, Tennessee
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 via mobile

If you forget your flashlight - it's very dark in this hideout - just order the hideout burger. It's delicious.

Thank Lou Ann D
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Known for the great coffee, but don't miss the breakfast tacos that are kept warm in crock pots on the counter in the morning. Very fresh and really good.

Thank khcarlso
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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015 via mobile

25 minutes to serve three people. The owner came into the restaurant saw the inefficiency, turned around and went back to the office. And the blueberry muffins were truly awful. Time to shave again.

Thank beau w

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
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Cafe, Diner
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  • Address: 617 Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78701
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: (512) 443-3688

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?