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Hickory Street
American Restaurant$$
Today 10:30 am – 8:30 pm
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800 Congress Ave Austin, TX 78701
800 Congress AvenueUSTexasAustin78701
(512) 477-8968
$$American Restaurant, Bar & GrillToday 10:30 am – 8:30 pm
Monday 10:30 am – 8:30 pmTuesday 10:30 am – 8:30 pmWednesday 10:30 am – 8:30 pmThursday 10:30 am – 8:30 pmFriday 10:30 am – 8:30 pmSaturday 10:30 am – 8:30 pmSunday 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
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Hickory Street is located in the heart of downtown Austin and offers fresh, local fare served on downtown's best patio.
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This casual go-to provides classic American grub with gourmet twists, plus a buzzy, spacious patio.- Google
"They have a potato bar, salad bar, and sundae bar!"
"I am excited to try new menus in the future."
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Renate van Zandwijk
a year ago
This place is greatly located downtown. They have live music some nights a day. It is fantastic to sit there and eat outside and the best thing is that they have many gluten free items on their menu. For example, they have GF fried chicken and fried pickles.
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Leslie Castelan
2 years ago
I am so glad that I gave thia place a chance even after reading most of these reviews. Their brunch buffet was delightful. The green chile pork was so flavorful. And their pastries are homemade which is definitely obvious when you bite into them. And all for $16.
Carol Shelton
2 years ago
Got a bisquit and saugage gravy to go. The was no meat and the gravy tasted like a sauce from an entree from the night before. It had garlic and onion. It had a very rauncy taste. Not my taste for breakfast. The biscuit would have been so-so without gravy.
Response from the owner - 2 years ago
Carol, thanks for taking the time to review us. We prepare our gravy fresh every day, so I'm disappointed to hear it tasted like it was from the night before. How can we improve? I appreciate your feedback and hope to hear back from you soon. - Mason, Owner/Operator
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Seiji Islas
2 years ago
If you want to go to a great place for brunch then this is the place for you. My favorite is the waffles that you get to make. This is a buffet style brunch and a relaxed place to eat. great for that saturday morning.
Response from the owner - 2 years ago
Thanks Seiji! I appreciate you recommending us on Google+, and I look forward to your next visit. - Brendan, Owner/Operator
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Jennifer Smalls
a year ago
The new and improved Hickory Street is outstanding! The food is delicious. My all time favorite dish is the Mac & Cheese! It's out of this of this world. The staff is amazing and super friendly. Management actually cares how customers feel and definitely take your opinions seriously. Great place! Great location. Wonderful atmosphere!
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Kevin Felter
a year ago
This was the very first place I visited when I moved to Austin... the decor was cool-outdoor seating with misting units was something I wasn't accustomed to being a New Yorker. Their mac and cheese with pulled pork on top was INCREDIBLE. Their hot wings were less than good--but as a native Western NYer, my standards may be a bit high on that count.
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Bret Holliman
2 years ago
A group of us went to try the new Hickory Street. Everybody had different things and nobody could finish their food. I had the gluten free chicken fingers (don't be fooled by them calling it fried chicken...it's just chicken fingers). They were dry, tasteless, and made me thirsty the rest of the day. I went up to the counter to ask for some ketchup or honey mustard (since they WERE serving chicken fingers) and was told "we don't have that but people seem to keep asking for it" I was dumbfounded and asked if there was any other sauce they had. They gave me some ground up mustard that was absolutely terrible. Our group was very dissapointed in the new Hickory Street and will not be going back. Very surprised in the positive chicken finger reviews. Some people must have been sheltered from good food growing up. I'll give one star for having good fountain drinks. They were very fresh.
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C. A. Fitzgerald
a year ago
New menu, new management. Now the place is full of hippy dippy food!

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