The 4 best cafes in Austin

Patika. | Photo: Jessica E./Yelp
By Hoodline - Published on April 30, 2020.

Looking to try the top cafes around?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top cafes in Austin, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to meet your needs.

Austin-area buyers usually spend more in May at food and beverage shops than most other months of the year, according to data on local business transactions from Womply, a software provider that helps small businesses get more customers. Daily spending at Austin-area food and beverage shops grew to $45,935 for the metro area in May of last year, second only to June with an average of $46,820, and 21% higher than the average for the rest of the year.

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1. Bouldin Creek Cafe

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First on the list is Bouldin Creek Cafe. Located at 1900 S. First St. in Bouldin, the cafe, vegetarian and vegan spot is the most popular cafe in Austin, boasting 4.5 stars out of 2,283 reviews on Yelp.

2. Foodheads

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Next is West University's FoodHeads, situated at 616 W. 34th St. With 4.5 stars out of 524 reviews on Yelp, the cafe, which offers sandwiches, tacos and more, has proved to be a local favorite.

3. Patika

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South Lamar's Patika, located at 2159 S. Lamar Blvd., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the cafe and breakfast and brunch spot, which offers coffee and tea and more, 4.5 stars out of 353 reviews.

4. Balkan Cafe & Grill

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Balkan Cafe & Grill, a cafe, bar and modern European spot, is another much-loved go-to, with 4.5 stars out of 273 Yelp reviews. Head over to 11800 N. Lamar Blvd., Building 3, to see for yourself.

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