Breakfast at Elizabeth Street Café in Austin

On our first full day in Austin, I decided to head to the popular neighborhood of South Congress, which takes its name from lying on the southern portion of Congress Avenue. I knew this small but trendy neighborhood would become quite busy on weekends so I figured Friday was our best bet to explore the area without facing too many crowds.

For breakfast, I decided to head to the Elizabeth Street Café – a lovely café I discovered on Instagram, like to so many other amazing places!

It’s easy to spot this place because of the gorgeous turquoise French bistro chairs outside the front patio. Inside, you’ll find a funky mix of marble countertops and hardwood floors that give the café a cozy and eclectic vibe.

The food is a unique mix of French and Vietnamese cuisine. Although we didn’t get a chance to try the Vietnamese lunch, we saw it on our neighbor’s table and it looked divine!

We had a simple breakfast consisting of Greek yogurt with fruit, hot tea, a sausage breakfast sandwich, and a latte. Everything was delicious!

Yogurt and Sausage & Egg Sandwich for breakfast at Elizabeth Street Cafe, Austin

Latte at Elizabeth Street Cafe, Austin

Elizabeth Street Cafe Bar Overlooking Patio
Elizabeth Street Cafe Menu

Pastries at Elizabeth Street Cafe, Austin

Indoor Seating

I couldn’t help but marvel at the beauty of the interior decor! Those black and white marble floors were so chic.

Elizabeth Street Cafe, Austin, TX

Elizabeth Street Cafe, Austin, TX

Elizabeth Street Cafe, Austin, TX

Elizabeth Street Cafe Booth, Austin, TX

Outdoor Seating

Outdoors, a pink and turquoise themed patio area offers plenty of french bistro style seating! By chance, we visited Austin on an abnormally cold weekend, so we didn’t get a chance to use this space, but I can totally image myself sitting out here on a beautiful spring day in Austin!

Elizabeth Street Cafe Entrance Door

Patio with turquoise french bistro chairs at Elizabeth Street Cafe

Elizabeth Street Cafe Front Building

Elizabeth Street Café
1501 S 1st Street
Austin, TX 78704

February 27, 2019

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I’m an American photographer and writer based in Paris after living in New York for 7 years and then and spending a year and a half traveling. My work has been featured by the Paris and Nice Tourism Offices, Art Basel, and Refinery 29. Culture Passport is a place to share my travels and experiences in new places, with a focus on cultural attractions.

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