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4801 La Crosse Ave, Austin, TX 78739-1702
+1 512-232-0154
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Houston, Texas
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54 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great place to pick up a sandwich after a beautiful morning walk at the center. It mainly has sandwiches, salads and soups. I had a chicken salad sandwich with their pasta salad and it was fabulous.

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Rockford, Illinois
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81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are at the Ladybird Johnson Wildflower Gardens, this is a great place to have lunch. Since you must pay to get into the Gardens it's not really an option unless you are already there. The salads and sandwiches are excellent. The service was good. It's a really a cute place to have a relaxing lunch.

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Thank Llamma2
Casper, Wyoming
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83 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

Family needed a bit of air conditioning and a bit of water, so we stopped in after our nice walk (shortish) from Visitor Center and back again.

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Thank Cross C
Austin, Texas
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52 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

This cafe not only has refreshing light sandwiches (served with a side of fresh fruit to keep it light) but the patio is delightfully situated in view of many of the closest, beautiful gardens near the main courtyard.

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Thank markstorey
Sweden
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91 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2016

Liked the café, not too much to choose from but all seemed well prepared and tasty. Friendly staff and nice views.

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Thank Eaze
Austin, Texas
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30 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2016

We had a lovely light lunch here - simple cafe food. Our hostess was also the chef - brilliant on all fronts. Thank you :)

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Thank Bijingo
Buellton, California
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116 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2015

This cafe is inside the Lady Bird Johnson wildflower grounds. You must pay to get in. The cafe makes up for the rather dull grounds. Lots of bushes and trees and very few flowers. Boring. The cafe however was very good. I had the pimiento cheese on sourdough with pasta salad and it was real tasty and filling. The girls... More 

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Thank toadandbear
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46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2015

A quaint little eating area with great coffee, cookies, ice cream, etc. Quiet, and you can watch the visitors go by. I have a family member who is a docent here, and it is fun to wait, work and enjoy a bit of quiet until the shift is over. The Cafe is right aside the inner courtyard, and you can... More 

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21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2015 via mobile

Very tasty, plus a beautiful atmosphere. A great combination! Delicious food at reasonable prices, good service, Chef Jaime is a great cook and a wonderful family man. I'll go back again, for sure.

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Thank Ang S
Huntsville, Texas
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270 reviews
205 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2015

Liked it all! Service was fast, the food was very good and the windows overlooked the beautiful flowers

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4801 La Crosse Ave, Austin, TX 78739-1702
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin
  • Phone Number: +1 512-232-0154

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