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Mother's Cafe & Garden

4215 Duval St, Austin, TX 78751-4341
+1 512-451-3994
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good31%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (14 reviews)
“enchiladas” (32 reviews)
“tofu” (12 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
4215 Duval St, Austin, TX 78751-4341
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an Austin icon and we've eaten here often. But we moved away. On a return trip we tried it again and it has remained consistently fabulous. It is a totally vegetarian restaurant with many vegan options. Meals start with chips and salsa. I...More

Thank tazcaly
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

Great wholesome vegetarian food. They were happy to make GF modifications to the menu for us, and provided crayons and a highchair for our son. They're also dog friendly, with a water bowl out front for our pup.

Thank SarahGarnick
Reviewed 10 July 2017

I really enjoyed my french toast and fruit salad - whipped cream prepared in the restaurant, very wide variety of fruit, cut up and chilled, even dipped it into the special dressing my cuz ordered for his enchiladas - they gave me my own cup....More

Thank Cecile S
Reviewed 30 May 2017

This was one of our favorite Austin restaurants 30 years ago and it still is. The food is tasty, the portions are reasonable. It's cool and laid back.

Thank Antityco
Reviewed 14 April 2017

My girlfriend and I ate dinner at Mother's while vacationing in Austin, based on a tip from a local bartender while I was inquiring about places with a good deal of vegetarian options. Upon arriving to Mother's, my girlfriend was so incredibly pleased to realize...More

Thank toddgak
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

As a first time visitor to mother's I can honestly say will not be my last. They start you off with chips and salsa which has a hint of spice to it. We then had the limeade which was very refreshing. Keep in mind everything...More

Thank Thida T
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Loved our meal at Mother's Cafe. My husband got the Enchiladas Verdes and I got a portobello sandwich and soup. We couldn't have been happier with our delicious lunch! Our server also provided friendly service. We look forward to eating here again as we travel...More

Thank Lois B
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

I had a late breakfast here yesterday. Service was attentive but not obtrusive, and they were busy! My Migas (scrambled eggs, onions, mild jalapeños, cheese, and tortilla strips), served with your choice of green or ranchero sauce, beans and roasted potatoes. I asked to substitute...More

Thank Agabel
Reviewed 2 January 2017

A vegetarian establishment in Austin with full Vegan options for those inclined. In the spirit of vegan, we tried the vegan queso. This was potato and cashew based. For those of you who are vegan, maybe this is as good as it gets. But for...More

Thank catchyginger
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

For a vegetarian restaurant, they should up their game a bit. I tasted three dishes: Santa Fe enchiladas, enchiladas verde and the special of the day yellow curry. Sadly of all dishes, the brown rice was the best. Monterey Jack (a bland cheese) mixed with...More

Thank David R
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4215 Duval St, Austin, TX 78751-4341
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin
  • Phone Number: +1 512-451-3994
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