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
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
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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