Austin December 11, 2017
This Down-Home Cafe in Austin Has Been Serving Scrumptious Southern Food For Over 65 Years
Everyone knows that Texas pride runs deep, and you can experience that Lone Star Love at Hill’s Cafe. This South Austin eatery has it all: gravy-laden chicken fried steak, lively country music, and a rich history. This down-home cafe in Austin has been serving scrumptious southern food for over 65 years.
Hill's Cafe has a rich history, and it all began with a man named Charles Goodnight.
Charles Goodnight is often regarded as the most legendary cattle rancher in Texas' rich history. In addition to hunting with the Caddo Indians and guiding the Texas Rangers, Goodnight is also famous for inventing the Chuckwagon. This man knew his cuts of meat, and he soon wanted to share his delectable meals with Austin residents.
Goodnight opened the famous Hill's Cafe in 1947.
Beginning as a 20-seat coffee shop, Hill's Cafe soon expanded into the huge restaurant it is today. You won't feel like a true Texan until you taste their slice of history.
Their chicken fried steak will blow you away.
Hill's Cafe has an extensive menu, and you'll want to try it all. You can't visit this incredible Southern restaurant without ordering a heaping plate of their scrumptious chicken fried steak, however. This buttermilk battered delight comes smothered with your choice of yellow or white pepper gravy.
Sink your teeth into a Hill's skirt steak sandwich.
From meatloaf to BBQ brisket, Hill's Cafe serves all of the Southern staples. They also have one of the best brunches in the area. Kick off your weekend to a mouthwatering start with an order of their homemade cheddar biscuits covered in gravy and eggs.
The outdoor patio comes alive at night.
There's no shortage of excitement at Hill's Cafe.
You'll hear some of the best country, bluegrass, and Americana music on the stage at Hill's Cafe.
Every weekend at Hill's bursts with boot-scootin' twang. Full of wailing fiddles, groovin' bass lines, and riffing guitars, the music calendar will warm your soul. To learn more about their upcoming shows, click
Head over to Hill's Cafe for some comforting Southern food that's made with Texas pride.
Hill's Cafe is open seven days a week at 4700 South Congress. To learn more about their menu and rich history, visit
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