South Congress Cafe

1600 South Congress Avenue

Currently Rated : 5 by 1 customer(s)

About South Congress Cafe

South Congress Cafe in Austin is an upscale restaurant features gourmet comfort food in a comfortable and sophisticated environment. The exposed brick and sleek tables create a bright open space, and the large windows are perfect for people watching. The South Congress Cafe draws people in with its ambiance but its the food that keeps them coming back.

A Sample of the Dinner Menu at South Congress Cafe Austin


1600 Filet Mignon 

mesquite smoked, topped with our Gorgonzola compound butter and served with smashed herb potatoes, grilled asparagus and maple demi-glace


Barramundi Almondine 

seared fillet of barramundi with fingerling potatoes, fresh sautéed spring vegetables and a charred poblano and tarragon vinaigrette


Wild Boar Chile Pozole 

spicy hot new Mexico red chilés, traditional seasonings, hominy, and tender wild boar served with shredded cabbage, diced onions and oregano


Seared Barbecue Quail 

locally raised semi boneless quail seared and oven roasted, tossed in our house made barbecue sauce, served with goat cheese bacon grits and sautéed collard greens


Jalapeno-Venison Meatloaf 

finished with a spicy charred poblano demi-glace with roasted garlic mashed potatoes and sautéed spinach


Smoked Duck Breast Smoked Duck Breast 

lightly smoked boneless duck breast, cooked to your liking, finished with port cherry chipotle glaze served with guajillo mashed potatoes and vegetables du jour


Seared Tuna Salad 

marinated ahi tuna seared rare, mixed greens, fresh veggies, finished with crispy corn tortilla confetti, spicy avocado vinaigrette and sesame seeds


Parisian Style Gnocchi with Mixed Spring Vegetables 

house made gnocchi seared golden brown sautéed with fresh spring vegetables then finished with chipotle brown butter and grana padano cheese


Roma Tomato and Avocado Salad Roma Tomato and Avocado Salad 

fresh Roma tomatoes, avocado slices, Texas sweet onions and hearts of palm topped with plantain chips and toasted pepitas, drizzled with lemon juice, olive oil and Brittany sea salt


Five Spice Crusted Pork Tenderloin Five Spice Crusted Pork Tenderloin 

mesquite grilled tender pork seasoned in our five spice blend, filled with blue corn bread chorizo stuffing, and spicy ranchero burgundy sauce with spoon bread and grilled asparagus


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