Austin July 11, 2018
There’s A Scrumptious Restaurant Inside Austin’s Mega Library, And It Will Make Your Mouth Water
Austin’s Central Library opened in October 2018, and locals haven’t stopped raving. This six-story building boasts the most intriguing books and periodicals available. It’s no surprise that this new hot spot is a favorite amongst bookworms, but foodies are also starting to take note. When you step inside this fascinating fortress, you’ll be greeted with the smells of fresh pastries, spicy aioli, and comforting coffee. There’s a scrumptious restaurant inside Austin’s new mega library, and it will make your mouth water.
Nestled in the heart of the Seaholm District, Austin's Central Library is beyond words.
The building spans 200,000 square feet and features every kind of novel you can imagine. In addition to the quiet study rooms and relaxing lounges, the Central Library has 150 self-check electronic devices to use.
The newest addition to the library is sure to get your stomach rumbling.
Cookbook Cafe is inspired by the books already on the shelves. The expert chefs take classic recipes from culinary greats and add their own Austin spin to them. Flavors draw heavily on Southern and Mexican staples, and the menu changes seasonally.
Stroll up to the counter and order whatever your heart desires.
A lovely cup of joe is the perfect pick-me-up for a long work or study session. Cookbook Cafe specializes in outstanding coffee. matcha, and iced toddies. Their pristine espresso machines will make any coffee lover's heart skip a beat.
Cookbook Cafe's fresh salads are crisp and delicious.
Dig in to Cookbook's divine watercress salad, inspired by the British celebrity chef Jamie Oliver. This delightful meal is topped with sweet pears, crunchy walnuts, and incredible Parmesan cheese.
The turkey Waldorf sandwich is bursting with flavor.
This scrumptious recipe was inspired by Chef Emeril Lagasse who turned the classic Waldorf salad into an amazing sandwich. The copious amounts of turkey really kick this up a notch.
For a snack with a view, head up to the sixth floor.
If you're in need of quick bite, the Cookbook coffee cart will satisfy your cravings. You can sip on some tasty drip coffee from 10 am to 3 pm on Monday - Saturday and noon to 3 pm on Sundays.
The homemade pastries are supremely satisfying.
Passion fruit poundcake and chocolate chunk cookies are calling your name.
Nothing beats this view.
You could spend an entire afternoon at Austin's new Central Library. Experience the culinary goodness at
710 W. César Chavez St.
They are open 9am–10pm on Monday–Thursday, 9am–7pm Friday–Saturday, and
11am–7pm on Sundays. To learn more, check out their
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