John Anderson

Best Place for Breakfast and a Show

Counter Cafe

Sure, there are other breakfast spots in town known for plate-sized pancake goodness, but Counter Cafe is a fierce contender in any breakfast roundup. This tiny eatery – housed in the location of the last surviving GM Steakhouse – also whips up incredible chicken burgers, quail, and home fries that'll have you in tears of joy, Home Fry. And thanks to the tight floor plan, you can watch your meal take shape in the capable hands of the chefs. But even in watching their every move, you won't figure out how they get everything to taste so perfect (our working theory is clarified butter and magic).

Counter Cafe
626 N. Lamar, 512/708-8800
1914-A E. Sixth, 512/351-9961

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