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Hill's Cafe

#1,288 of 3,096 Restaurants in Austin}
$$ - $$$American, Cafe,
4700 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78745-2303
+1 512-851-9300
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good30%
  • Average17%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible12%
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Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
American, Cafe, Southwestern, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
4700 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78745-2303
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped in for a quick bite at Hill's Cafe in Austin and loved the food and atmosphere. We were there during off hours, so no live music and no crowds. Food was great. Service was extra good! Can't go wrong with the chicken fried...More

Thank isdn4u
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Great choice, we had a really good time. The music was awesome and the waitress so kind. We totally recomend it.

Thank Ivonne A
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

We took our daughter & grandkids for dinner and live music. Oddly, we were seated in a front room by ourselves, while everyone else was seated in the main dining area. No idea why, since our grandkids are 7 & 10 and well behaved, but...More

Thank MyZiggyMan
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Hill's Cafe is such a cool place, great food and drinks and live music outside under beautiful trees. Worth stopping by either for lunch or dinner.

Thank sam_vs_b1985
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

This is a great place. Nice venue for music outdoors with a country Texas theme. Food was delicious. The smoked Steak was fabulous! Daughter and I shared and it was plenty! Nice homey friendly wait staff. Chicken fried steak was great.

Thank luvlytxgal
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

Great food! Awesome service! Mac n Cheese was scrumptious, as was chicken fried chicken I had with it. I had mixed berry cobbler for dessert and loved it too. I think this place would be great to visit on a night when they have live...More

Thank Lee M
Reviewed 30 May 2017

We came for the sizzlers, but were thrilled to find that they had great live music playing outdoors. The steaks were good, and the side dishes were delicious.

Thank Antityco
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

I've wanted to try this restaurant for a long while. With the old country feel, great music, wonderful fast service...it was the best choice for a birthday dinner. You won't be disappointed!

Thank AustinMalteseBabies
Reviewed 5 May 2017

The music and the reputation are the only things keeping this place open. I ordered the meatloaf and it was way more loaf than meat. I have never had such a dried up meatloaf in my entire life! There was not enough gravy in Austin...More

Thank Janice V
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Imagine two gigantic trees spreading over your head with rustic seating and country songs being played on stage and you will have the atmosphere of Hill's Cafe. The setting is very relaxed, to the point you might be in your own back yard (if you...More

Thank blandis2016
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
American, Cafe, Southwestern, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Digital Payments, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4700 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78745-2303
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin
  • Phone Number: +1 512-851-9300
  • E-mail
A local South Austin hot spot since 1947, Hills Cafe has been serving up the best southern comfort food, steaks and BBQ anyone could ask for. An old Austin original with live music, catering, outdoor dining and large oak trees, Hill's Cafe is a destination for great food and fun! Did we mention a full bar and awesome drink prices?
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