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34th Street Cafe & Catering

1005 W. 34th St. (N. Lamar Blvd.) Send to Phone
512-371-3400 | Order Now! | Menu
Simple neighborhood café fancies it up come dinnertime.


 
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Lunch & Dinner Mon.-Sat.
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34th Street Cafe & Catering Restaurant Review

: Austinites count on this artsy café for handy lunches of gourmet sandwiches, bountiful salads or homemade soup. We think you’ll agree that the zippy, cooling gazpacho is perfect on a hot Texas day. The venison burger or the fajita-stuffed quesadillas fill us up when we’re ravenous. Come back for dinner when the kitchen turns out more surprises. Delicate wine glasses appear and the vibrant orange and avocado walls soften under dim lighting. Appetizers pop with creativity, including the potato gnocchi with garlicky calamari Bolognese and harissa. For hearty entrées, we recommend the braised lamb shank in fig jus with grilled okra and black eyed peas. Forget diet willpower: the multi-layered coconut cake will stare you down until you succumb.



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