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American Cafes in East Austin

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Bennu Coffee

American Cafe, Coffeehouse, Deli/Sandwich ShopEastUnder $10

In addition to a full complement of coffee and tea beverages, Bennu offers pastries and prepared foods from local companies 24 hours a day.

2001 E. MLK, 512/478-4700

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Cenote Windsor Park

American Cafe, CoffeehouseEast

Neighborhood coffeehouse with a welcoming patio also serves sandwiches, tacos, wine, and beer.

6214 Cameron, 512/814-0993

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Cherrywood Coffeehouse

American Cafe, Cajun/Creole, CoffeehouseEastUnder $10 First Plates 

Tacos, sandwiches, highly regarded burgers, a full complement of draft beers, and a broad selection of juices and locally made kombucha complement the neighborhood staples of coffee and live music.

1400 E. 38th½, 512/538-1991

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Contigo

American CafeEast$10-$25 First Plates 

A slice of the Hill Country near the Mueller development. Try the Dewberry Hills chicken or an individual skillet of rabbit and dumplings. Go early for brunch here, and try the beef tongue hash.

2027 Anchor, 512/614-2260

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Dai Due Butcher Shop & Supper Club

American Cafe, Burger Joint, Pan-AsianEast$10-$25 First Plates 

Everything from Chef Jesse Griffiths' unassuming hotspot is local, even the tea. Expect the choicest cuts of meat, just out of the water seafood, and barely harvested vegetables. The service is as adept as the kitchen.

2406 Manor Rd., 512/524-0688

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Elaine's Pork and Pie

American CafeEast$10-$25 First Plates 

This tiny snuggery seems like it jumped out of a postage stamp. There is pulled pork, and there are pies. But there is also a terrific lentil soup. Bourbon buttermilk pie and ancho chocolate brownies are standouts.

2113 Manor Rd., 512/494-1464

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H-E-B Cafe Mueller

American CafeEast

1801 E. 51st, 512/236-1020

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Hank's

American Cafe, CoffeehouseEast

Bearing a Western minimalism ethos inside and a laid-back, dog-and-kid-friendly patio outside, this neighborhood favorite serves delicious fried chicken among a menu of salads, sandwiches, and rice bowls.

5811 Berkman #100, 512/609-8077

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Hillside Farmacy

American CafeEast$10-$25 First Plates 

This locally sourced grocer and cafe is drawing a lot of new fans. Try their Raw Bar for their fresh oysters, or go with their daily specials for ingredients in season.

1209 E. 11th, 512/628-0168

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Joe's Place

American CafeEastUnder $10

This restaurant is the weekday, lunchtime alter ego of the Joe Cooks! catering company. Expect sandwiches with everything from smoked salmon to Vietnamese pork, or try the Ask for It! special. No, we don't know either.

1814 E. MLK, 512/472-3105

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Kerbey Lane Cafe

American CafeEast

Famous for their Kerbey Queso, Kerbey Lane offers up American cafe meals till late at night. Dine on a variety of platters, including pancakes or burgers at this restaurant loved by old Austinites and college students alike.

2200 Aldrich #100, 512/879-2818

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Nickel City

American CafeEast

1133 E. 11th

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Paperboy

American CafeEast

Eastside trailer offers innovative, farm-to-table takes on breakfast classics like sandwiches, hash, and toasts. Seasonal ingredients always keep things fresh.

1112 E. 12th, 214/907-9231

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Rosewood

American CafeEast

1209 Rosewood Ave., 512/838-6205

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Salty Sow

American CafeEast$25-$40 First Plates 

This sleek, barn chic interior with long tables and high stools is joined to a second dining area by a breezy patio. Wherever you choose to sit, this is a great environment to enjoy triple-fried duck fat fries topped with a sous-vide egg, milk-braised pork shoulder, or fried smashed potatoes smothered in neckbone gravy.

1917 Manor Rd., 512/391-2337

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