4700 S Congress
Austin, TX 78745
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- Sun - Mon Closed;
- Tue - Thu 11:00am - 9:00pm
- Fri - Sat 11:00am - 10:00pm
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4.4 of 5.0 from 33 reviews
price range:$11 to $25
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Blogger Reviews of Hill's Cafe
Blue Eyes and Bluebonnets on Jun 19, 2013
Thereís a reason why Hillís Cafe has been a south Austin institution since 1947 ó and that reason is good food and a fun and friendly atmosphere...
Hill's Cafe Reviews
Hill's has opened, closed, re-opened, closed, and re-opened again several times over the years. Currently, it is owned by a local radio personality and has been doing business under his ownership for several years. I have eaten here maybe 6 times in as many years. At the early visits, the wait staff was terrible. They were inattentive and in some cases rude. Friends tell me that they still find the wait staff to be disinterested and pre-occupied but I believe they have gotten better. I think the steaks here are too tough for my tastes. They are famous for their chicken fried steak, but I dont care for the heavy seasoning. On the other hand, they make a TERRIFFIC burger. Its the only thing on the menu that I order, and it is on of the best in Austin. If their other items were as good as the burger I would rate the place much higher.
The Country Bob Burger is AH-MAZING! You'll definitely have leftovers with pretty much anything you eat! Love this place!
by Mercedes B.
Always get the yellow gravy on the chicken fried steak.
by Chris R.
Diner Deluxe with sweet potato fries = a full happy belly!
by Suzanne E.
Great food, awesome atmosphere
by Rachel G.
Food was way better than it was a year ago.
by Chris R.
Best gravy in town!!
by Joshua G.
Open in the same location since 1947, Hill's Cafe is an Austin landmark serving up Texas specialties such as chicken-fried steak, tamales, barbecue, skillet enchiladas, fried chicken, and catfish.
by Austin Chronicle
Southwest burger-amazing the queso and jalape√Īo combo on this is great. We loved the buttermilk mushrooms, nice rich flavor and the peach & pear cobbler is a good end to a great meal here!
by Karen L.
Best peach cobbler ever!
by Anna Marie H.
Renovating as of now.... Menu & prices changed, uhmm....
by Angeline C.
Oh hills cafe......
by Cheyne M.
NOW OPEN SEVEN DAYS A WEEK! Love that potato salad!
by Matthew K.
Best chicken fried steak in Austin!!! Please support Bob Cole and Hill's Cafe. It's a true genuine Austin original!
by Dominic M.
Bob Cole runs another Austin landmark into the ground. Boo hoo, not making any money. There's not a godamn meal under $10! You can raise prices through the roof OR buy shit-quality food, but not both.
by Chris T.
Awesome food, queso is amazing
by Bradley S.
The buns on the burgers are amazing.
by Amber H.
Awesome service, free DELISH warm rolls. The burgers are so yummy ! Pretty affordable
I've tried to eat here probably ten times. Every time I stop by, they're closed, even though the posted hours say they're open. Are they out if business?
by Shelby H.
The side of Mac & Cheese is gross. Super dry & 75 % bread crumbs. :(
by Lauren S.
great food, great music
by Sunny S.
These idiots redid the menu... Raised prices and TOOK CORN NUGGETS OFF! Fuck Bob Cole; this place is about to close down.
by Chris T.
Chicken fried steak and green beans are to die for!
by Allyson T.
Truck stop enchiladas... Cheesy, Greasy and 'O so good
by Eric L.
Get dinner a little early - try the burger - and go around back to catch some great LIVE music.
by Rick Perry for President
MUCH more than a "Burger Joint". Try the enchaldas!
by Anthony (Tony) A.
Peach cobbler was too doughy and had hardly any peaces in it. Overall food was ok.
Loved the turkey burger on kolache bread, need to find that @ home!... Corn nuggets, fries, n those bacon wrapped buffalo apps are delish!
I highly recommend the Mexican Hot Wings. I like spicy food as much as the next guy, but I like flavor with my spice and they were awesome. I also recommend the sweet potato fries, they were quite del
by Ty B.
by Brock C.
This is seriously one of the best burgers in town.
by Yoshi Fuerte
Best damn food! Get the mexican buffalo wings and the greasy truckstop enchaladas are SO GOOD! Awesome chicken fried steak, too.. actually everything there is really good.. Closed on Monday..
by Harmon ".
Corn nuggets are the ish!
by Dani D.
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