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American Cafes in Lower East Austin

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A Cenote Cesar Chavez

American Cafe, CoffeehouseLower East

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

1010 E. Cesar Chavez, 512/524-1311

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B Cisco's

American CafeLower EastUnder $10

In the breakfast business for more than 50 years, Cisco's still serves migas, huevos rancheros, and hot biscuits with a healthy dose of Austin political history.

1511 E. Sixth, 512/478-2420

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C Counter Cafe

American CafeLower East$10-$25

The compact list of eclectic diner fare is based on quality ingredients, many from purveyors known for all-natural and organic products. This is one of the few places in town to go for breakfast and lunch all day, every day, including the crab cakes, bone-in pork chop, and grilled quail with your eggs.

1914-A E. Sixth, 512/351-9961

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D Hi Hat Public House

American Cafe, Gastro PubLower East

2121 E. Sixth #101, 512/478-8700

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E Launderette

American CafeLower East$10-$25

Reimagining an old washateria into a neighborhood bistro, chefs Rene Ortiz and Laura Sawicki consistently wow with their seasonal, vegetable-forward menu.

2115 Holly, 512/382-1599

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F Lou's Bodega

American Cafe, Deli/Sandwich Shop, Ice Cream/Sno-coneLower East

There's a little bit of everything here: coffee, beer, wine, grab-and-go sandwiches and salads, frozen custard, and rotisserie options (chicken, beef, pork porchetta, cauliflower) served with a variety of dipping sauces including jalapeno chimichurri, horseradish, and smoked paprika piri-piri.

1900 East Cesar Chavez, 512/660-5171

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G Mongers Market + Kitchen

American Cafe, Deli/Sandwich ShopLower East$10-$25

East Coast oysters are plump and mild, and the tuna ceviche is bright from kabosu and ginger. A burrata panzanella is unorthodox but shows range. The Grilled Little Gem deconstructs Caesar salad, but is nowhere near as boring as that implies. Tangy Alabama fried green tomatoes shine in a greaseless crab cake "sammy."

2401 E. Cesar Chavez, 512/215-8972

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H Native Bar & Kitchen

American Cafe, Burger Joint, Pub GrubLower East

Hipster meets vagabond chic meets American bar food at this restaurant attached to Native, an "experiential hostel."

807 E. Fourth, 512/551-9947

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I Revelry Kitchen + Bar

American Cafe, Barbecue, Burger JointLower East$10-$25

1410 E. Sixth, 512/322-5223

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J Salt & Time Butcher Shop & Salumeria

American CafeLower East$10-$25 First Plates 

Come in for the fresh cuts of locally sourced meats, sausages, salumi, charcuterie, and some prepared foods, including freshly-baked breads. Stay for Josh Jones' playful menus and the great craft beer selection.

1912 E. Seventh, 512/524-1383

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K Toaster

American CafeLower East$10-$25

1910 E. Cesar Chavez

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L Wright Bros. Brew & Brew

American Cafe, CoffeehouseLower East

Craft beer and third-wave espresso bar located in the heart of East Austin. Brew & Brew offers 34 rotating beers on tap and a curated natural wine and cider selection. Chef Virginia Pharr prepares Southern-inspired cuisine that focuses on fermentation, curing, and pairings with ever-changing beverages. Connected to the bar is an event space, serving as a live music and art venue, and is available to rent for both personal and corporate use.

500 San Marcos St. #105

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M Yellow Jacket Social Club

American CafeLower East$10-$25 First Plates 

The Yellow Jacket Social Club has a comfortable, lived-in feel that aims to attract a neighborhood bar crowd as much as the Urban Outfitted. The furniture is funky and comfortable, and the interior is quiet enough to allow for conversation. Outdoors, it’s a friendly scene, and friendly, well-behaved dogs are welcome.

1704 E. Fifth, 512/480-9572

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