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American Restaurant$$
Today 5:00 pm – 12:00 am
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2027 Anchor Ln Austin, TX 78723
2027 Anchor LaneUSTexasAustin78723
$$American Restaurant, BarToday 5:00 pm – 12:00 am
Monday 5:00 – 11:00 pmTuesday 5:00 – 11:00 pmWednesday 5:00 – 11:00 pmThursday 5:00 pm – 12:00 amFriday 5:00 pm – 12:00 amSaturday 5:00 pm – 12:00 amSunday 10:30 am – 2:30 pm
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Farm-fresh Texas fare meets seasonal cocktails & beer, plus a large all-weather patio.- Google
"For brunch the quiche and arugula salad or their beef tongue hash are amazing."
"Crispy Green Beans: very good."
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Dennis Cao
a month ago
This place is like going to eat in someone's giant backyard; I say that with all pleasantries. More than half of the area appears to serve as Contigo's outdoor beer garden while the rest is more of a covered patio than a traditional sit down restaurant. The decor fits though as their food is emphasized as directly from the farm to table. The food is absolutely fresh as if it was pulled from a garden in the back. My friends and I tried their pigs in a blanket and fried green beans to start. The pigs came out hot from the oven and served with a Dijon mustard while the green beans were crisp and served with a nice aioli sauce. As for the main course, there was one entree that caught my eye and that was the rabbit and dumplings. Their serving sizes are certainly on the lighter side, but that's what I now come to expect from places that hold more importance on quality than quantity. The rabbit came in stew form on a medium sized skillet and with three biscuits the size of a half-dollar coin; it almost resembled an open-faced pot pie. The rabbit was certainly tender and honestly really harked my memories to a fresh chicken pot pie. While the food was of good quality and delightful, the price and certain wait you'll have to endure doesn't necessarily make me think that Contigo is a must-go eatery. I also have to note that on the day that my friends and I visited Contigo, a massive storm came into town and basically limited the usable space to just the patio area. The great openness concept was then draped with heavy plastic covers to shield us from the rain and eventually hail. While I'm not faulting Contigo for the bad weather, it did highlight that on bad weather day, Contigo may not be the best venue to visit. However, this is an absolutely great spot to enjoy eating under the stars during a wonderful night in Austin.
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Ananda Christopher
8 months ago
One of my absolute fave places to indulge. The food is amazing and so are the drinks. I love the happy hours. The major bummer is no reservations. It can get pretty busy, which equals a LONG wait. Get there early if you can. Dogs are allowed, which is awesome. They have traditional seating and also big picnic tables you can share with strangers. I've had some pretty interesting conversations with complete unknowns there before.
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Sarah Lyn Chappell
5 months ago
I love their drinks! Such a fun selection! The food is yummy too and their outdoor patio is a great place to chill and enjoy a fun happy hour afternoon.
Natalie Jenkins
9 months ago
Relaxed atmosphere, delicious food and drinks. Our waitress was attentive and cool and checked on us just the right amount. The Vinegaroon was amazing. Bonus points for the square ice cube.
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Patrick Chew
2 months ago
I absolutely love the vibe of Contigo! So far it's my favorite place to grab brunch in Austin. The dining room is fully outdoors so it makes for an amazing setting on a beautiful Spring day. Contigo has an awesome waitstaff and a great selection of both food and drinks. The most recent time we went, it was cold outside, so they had a special hot toddy menu that was delicious. We also got the warm cornbread, which was drizzled in a sweet caramel sauce and topped with a to-die-for crumble. My favorite thing to eat was the beef tongue hash, which had some ridiculously good breakfast potatoes along side. Definitely a spot I'd check out for a great Austin brunch.
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Amy Whitmore
6 months ago
One of Austin's best brunch experiences. Delicious food and great cocktails. Contigo is an outing and will always be busy when the weather is nice. Plan in advance and enjoy drinks and fellowship while you will be worth it! Great atmosphere.
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Anita Robertson
8 months ago
Love the ambiance of this place! Great if you want to be outdoors and also great for large groups. It is a bit pricey and they don't update their menu as frequently as I would like. They have some good options on their menu but not a lot of healthy ones. Burger is delicious!
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Brandon Nolte
5 months ago
Maybe it's not my favorite style of food. It's a fusion of home cooking (fried okra, dumplings, etc) and high dining (pate, kobe beef etc). Just a little to fancy for my taste. The sausage I had was tasty, but I got about a tablespoon of sauerkraut. Was expecting more.