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Cafe Java

#105 of 3,043 Restaurants in Austin
Certificate of Excellence
Northwest Austin
American, Cafe, Diner
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11900 Metric Blvd Ste K, Austin, TX 78758-3121
(512) 339-7677
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Open now
All hours
Sun 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a 30 minute but, we were there at brunch time. The service was good and the food better. Loved the decor. The line to check and place to go orders are the same so the line was a little long but, we enjoyed the ourselves and would return again.

Thank Resa H
Austin, Texas
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Everything on your plate will be hand-crafted, your mother made this (but no she can't really cook this good, trust me) epic goodness. The very best pancakes in the city. The very best. I eat them plain they are so good. Like I'm shoveling them in to save lives. The hash browns will crunch in your mouth. The veggie tacos-... More 

Thank Tuetonia
San Antonio, Texas
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great food and great people make this place a must see. The food was delicious, but the folks working there reminded me of the Austin I used to know when I lived in this city in the late 80s and early 90s. Kind, willing to chat, and very relaxed. This is a winning combination - and I'll seek out this... More 

Thank Dr Y
Austin, Texas
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I've frequented this place almost every week since I moved here last summer. -GREAT coffee (two options: house coffee or coffee of the day) -QUICK service -GREAT food If in doubt, try the tacos! I also like the breakfast special omelette with crab.

Thank CameronTracks
Park City, Utah
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38 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

I ate breakfast here with some friends I was in town for a wedding and was trying to see as many friends as possible while I was here. Got to the place about 8:15am Sunday morning and my friends had been there when it opened up at 8am and had a table in the back. When I left about an... More 

Thank jccgtown
Launceston, Australia
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64 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

Ok so you have a choice in Austin of great breakfasts and great coffee.. This place nails both down and if you live in N Austin there is no need to go anywhere else.. Can only vouch for the bf tacos(why would i try anything else?) and their coffee very rarely misses the mark and i never go past their... More 

Thank adamg25
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Went to Cafe Java for lunch with coworkers on Monday and had to try the meatloaf special, good stuff! Friendly staff, quick service, great food and prices.

Thank Stevious
Austin, Texas
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252 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016

They serve the best breakfast tacos! And you can add pretty much anything for a few cents extra. Long lines for weekend brunches, so order and pick up.

Thank DMulan
Austin, Texas
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137 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016 via mobile

This little cafe is tucked away in a little strip center on Metric Blvd near ACC Northridge. Each day they have a Coffee-of-the-day with a breakfast and lunch special. I once lived just around the corner from here so I've been here a lot. I usually come here for breakfast or just some coffee with a bagel or sweet roll.... More 

Thank DannyMac13
Mishawaka, Indiana
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2016

Day 1, Ribeye and eggs. Day 2, Migas... Hashbrowns are perfect, toast is grilled lightly, service is excellent.... best, favorite morning spot in Austin......

Thank marko8866

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
American, Cafe, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11900 Metric Blvd Ste K, Austin, TX 78758-3121
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin>  > Northwest Austin
  • Neighborhood: Northwest Austin
  • Phone Number: (512) 339-7677

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