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Hill's Cafe

4700 S. Congress
Austin, 78745
Hours: Mon.-Sat., 11am-10pm; Sun., 10am-10pm
Hill's Cafe has been around (off and on) since 1947 and is well-known not just for its chicken-fried steak and barbecue but for some big music in a small space.

Music Calendar


Austin Landmarks on the Menu

Claudia Alarcón, Sept. 11, 2008

Best of Austin Awards

First Plates Awards

Restaurant Poll Awards

  • 2005: Critics Best Place for Good Food, Cold Beer, Free Music, and a Cool Breeze
  • 2004: Readers Favorites

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