Restaurants near South Congress and South First in Austin, Under $10

29 results South Congress and South First Under $10
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Jo's Coffee

Coffeehouse, Deli/Sandwich ShopSouth Congress and South FirstUnder $10

This is the best people-watching spot in the 78704 ZIP code. The usual coffees and lattes, as well as a selection of baked goods, provide context for the best fried pies in town.

1300 S. Congress, 512/444-3800

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La Mexicana Bakery

Bakery, Interior MexicanSouth Congress and South FirstUnder $10

The wide selection of inexpensive pan dulces, empanadas, and galletas is available 24/7, just like the taqueria menu. Get the tres leches cake on your way out.

1924 S. First, 512/443-6369

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Magnolia Cafe

American CafeSouth Congress and South FirstUnder $10

This second location packs 'em in 24/7 like the original. If you can't decide between a garden or bison burger, get the gingerbread pancakes or try the Neptunian Landscape.

1920 S. Congress, 512/445-0000

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Mellizoz Tacos

Tex-MexSouth Congress and South FirstUnder $10 First Plates 

This SoFi mobile taqueria (formerly known as Izzoz) remains a favorite among the gourmet taco trucks. Try the Padre taco – braised carnita pork, avocado, and pineapple salsa fresca – and a side of garlic fries.

1503 S. First, 512/916-4996

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Pie Plante

DessertsSouth Congress and South FirstUnder $10

504 W. Oltorf, 646/573-1835

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Sandy's Hamburgers

Burger JointSouth Congress and South FirstUnder $10

They say the corn dogs and fries are the tastiest in South Austin, and others say the burgers are the best buy in town. We're mostly interested in the frozen custard, malts, and soft-serve.

603 Barton Springs Rd., 512/478-6322

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The Soup Peddler

South Congress and South FirstUnder $10

The bicycles from this delivery-only soup heaven now service many points north of the river. Two or three varieties are offered weekly.

501 W. Mary, 512/373-7672

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Southside Flying Pizza

PizzaSouth Congress and South FirstUnder $10

If Neapolitan-style goodness with a semolina crust strikes your fancy, try this pizza. The Italian hoagies, calzones, and stromboli are also recommended. Don't forget the healthy and reasonably priced salads.

2206 S. Congress, 512/442-4246

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Sugar Mama's Bakeshop South

Bakery, DessertsSouth Congress and South FirstUnder $10

Bustling south Austin shop delivers a rotating cast of delicious and whimsical cupcakes and dessert bars made from the highest-quality ingredients.

1905-A S. First, 512/448-3727

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Taqueria Arandas #5

Tex-MexSouth Congress and South FirstUnder $10

Mexican breakfasts, sweet horchata, and the sunny red and white interior could whisk the fog out of anyone's morning brain.

2448 S. First, 512/707-0887

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Middle EasternSouth Congress and South FirstUnder $10

The big deli case is full of baklava, fruit, flowers, and marinating lamb and beef. The portions here are enormous, and everything on the menu is made from scratch.

534 E. Oltorf, 512/326-2001

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Toss Pizzeria & Pub

PizzaSouth Congress and South FirstUnder $10

Enjoy New York-style pizzas by the slice or whole pie, as well as appetizers, hot sandwiches, salads, and desserts.

2901 S. First, 512/953-1718

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Yeti Frozen Custard

Ice Cream/Sno-coneSouth Congress and South FirstUnder $10

Creamy custard is fresh-frozen into a confection that’s rich and velvety-smooth.

1502 S. First

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Zen Japanese Food Fast

JapaneseSouth Congress and South FirstUnder $10

You have to work pretty hard to spend more than $7 here. When we want fast and fresh food, we head to one of the four Zen locations.

1303 S. Congress, 512/444-8081

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