American Cafes in Downtown Austin

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A Leaf

American CafeDowntown$10-$25

Get your healthy, fresh, gourmet entrée salads in a fast, casual environment and made with a commitment to local farmers, vendors, and the environment. Downtown lunchtime delivery is available.

115 W. Sixth, 512/474-5323

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B Liberty Tavern

American Cafe, Gastro PubDowntown

This restaurant features a wide range of local brews and Texas spirits, and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner seven days a week.

500 E. Fourth, 512/682-2739

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C Messhall Cafe

American CafeDowntown

1019 Brazos, 512/322-9625

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D Moonshine Patio Bar & Grill

American CafeDowntown$25-$40 First Plates 

An American regional menu and a busy bar housed in a sunny, historic old building with limestone rubble walls. The macaroni and cheese will make you forget where you parked, and you know the brunch is as serious as the wait.

303 Red River, 512/236-9599

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E Native Family

American CafeDowntown$10-$25

Midwestern details appear in the food as well as the hand-embroidered aprons here. The Cubicano uses the classic components of a Cuban sandwich, but with ballpark Bertman's mustard and "Detroit Pickles." The cheese and charcuterie boards use La Quercia salami from Iowa and Smoking Goose cured sausage from Indiana. The menu is far from predictable, though, as you'll find sardines on toast served as a zesty compote.

605 Brazos (inside the Firehouse Lounge), 512/920-2019

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F The Old Pecan Street Cafe

American CafeDowntown$25-$40

For more than 40 years, Pecan Street has been serving crepes and salads, Fat Chocolate Cake, and wonderful coffee to a loyal clientele.

504-B Trinity, 512/478-2491

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G Old School Bar & Grill

American CafeDowntown

401 E. Sixth, 512/722-6351

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H P. Terry's Burger Stand

American Cafe, Burger JointDowntown

515 Congress #130, 512/473-8722

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I Parkside

American Cafe, SeafoodDowntown$25-$40 First Plates 

Boasts simple surf and turf in a bistro setting with a full oyster bar, amazing mac and cheese, and great desserts. Stop by for dinner and the late-night scene or a quick prowl through the half-price bar menu at happy hour.

301 E. Sixth, 512/474-9898

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J Rainey Street Backyard Eatery

American CafeDowntown

75 Rainey

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K Ranch 616

American CafeDowntownUnder $10

Frog legs? We’ll just start with the Don Combo: a platter of half fried oysters and half calamari.

616 Nueces, 512/479-7616

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L Searsucker

American CafeDowntown$10-$25 First Plates 

The local outpost of this San Diego-based chain commodifies American classics with enough cleverness to make them seem exotic. Look for duck fat french fries with tomato jam as well as buffalo wings trimmed to resemble lollipops. The shrimp and bacon grits are a credit to their Southern classic status, and brunch is also a bright spot. Duck fat biscuits and gravy, and delicious bacon await you here.

415 Colorado, 512/394-8000

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M Slake Cafe

American CafeDowntown

120 E. Seventh, 512/476-0060

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N Sports Grill

American CafeDowntown

Burgers, beer, and television.

Texas Union, 24th & Guadalupe

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O Stella San Jac

American CafeDowntown$25-$40

310 E. Fifth, 512/792-5648

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