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Bouldin Creek Cafe

#22 of 3,048 Restaurants in Austin
Certificate of Excellence
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1900 S 1st St, Austin, TX 78704-4254
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Closed now
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Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 12:00 am
Sat - Sun 8:00 am - 12:00 am
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The concept if this restaurant is brilliant. From farm to fork it has an authentic ethical and intriguing menu whuch took us about 20 minutes to take in. The staff are also unique interesting characters with a lot to offer and the design of the place is like an art/ street gallery. A visual feast.

Thank Rachel M
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76 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We are in and out of Austin regularly and enjoy this quaint cafe at their somewhat new location. It's old school Austin - not the new upscale that has taken hold and is changing Austin. Look around this cafe and the neighborhood and you'll get a sense of what once had Austin as weird. Quite different from the developments that... More 

Thank Jerry O
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Can I say that I love it here? And add that they make the best grilled cheese sandwiches ever? Mine was a grilled cheese tomato basil spinach sandwich with a side of chips and a pickle. I can never get enough of this place. From the adorable dog friendly, stylish, most laid back place to eat.. If I could give... More 

Thank Thida T
Penang Island, Malaysia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Loved the sandwiches here. Coffee is good too. Service is good, they seem a little busy due to the large number of customers. Grilled cheese sandwich is awesome.

Thank vishnu350
Austin, Texas
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4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The food is amazing, and the vibe is really fun, if a bit loud. Go on off hours for the best experience. The wanna-blt sandwich is transcendent. I dream of it, but then, oh, the crowds.

Thank Jacqueline11111
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46 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016 via mobile

Highly rated, but not what I expected. My fault for not understanding this is a vegetarian spot. Service was good. Setting pleasant. Food was good, not great.

Thank Gary M
Hutto, Texas
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

My absolute favorite restaurant! So many delicious vegan friendly options and budget friendly too. I make a special trip here once a month because it is do awesome. Don't be discouraged if you have a wait, you can walk up and sit at the bar if there is an open spot. Otherwise, trust me and wait it out. Favorite choices... More 

Thank Kim M
Boston, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016

Stopped in for brunch and had a great meal. Their cold brewed coffee is great and I had a veggie omelet - organic cage free eggs and veggies with just the right amount of crunch. The staff is friendly and helpful. Get there early - it fills up and parking is a challlenge

Thank Nathaniel W
Mobile, Alabama
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2016 via mobile

Service was super friendly, bathrooms were clean, great food. It was super hot outside, but for August, it's expected. We really enjoyed our visit and our server went out of his way to help us since we had 3 young kids with us.

Thank Sara K
Austin, Texas
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7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2016

I have been going here for years no exacteratuon. the food is always fantastic, the drinks are just as good and there are plenty of delicious options for vegans. However, when you go at the wrong time (in Austin the wrong time is more frequent then the right) it is packed. again, no exacderation. the wait is usually twenty minutes... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Romantic
Open Hours
8:00 am - 12:00 am
7:00 am - 12:00 am
7:00 am - 12:00 am
7:00 am - 12:00 am
7:00 am - 12:00 am
7:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1900 S 1st St, Austin, TX 78704-4254
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin>  > South Austin
  • Neighborhood: South Austin
  • Phone Number: 15124161601

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