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The Hideout

Cafe, Diner
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617 Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78701-3214
+1 512-443-3688
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Baytown, Texas
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580 reviews
347 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 410 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

This place is local and welcoming when walking in the door. The counter waitstaff was friendly and could initiate a friendly conversation to start the day. This is not a chain where children make grown ups coffee, this is the real deal for the adult population. The muffin was great and the coffee was Katz and that is great coffee.... More 

Thank cokerbud
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44 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Walk past starbucks if you can!!! This little 'hideout' is cozy and welcoming. They have some really delicious specialty coffees, i recommend the hazelnut caramel chilled.

Thank Courtney J
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144 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

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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94 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 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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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 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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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 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 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 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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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 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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105 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 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 S
Nashville, Tennessee
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Cafe, Diner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 617 Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78701-3214
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 512-443-3688

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