Café No Se – Detailed Review

Stefi Hsia | July 25, 2022

An all-day cafe. What more could you need? Cafe No Se serves all day brunch, dinner, and dessert to satisfy all your cravings no matter what time of day. Located at the South Congress Hotel, this eatery combines immaculate vibes with a mouthwatering menu. Cafe No Se was founded in 2015, and has remained a vibrant, fresh staple in the Austin food scene. Whether you want brunch, dinner, or something sweet- Cafe No Se has it all.

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Café No Se Menu

Take a look at the menu and you will surely find something that catches your eye. There is sweet, savory, and everything in between. The Cafe No Se Menu is categorized into Brunch, Dinner, Drinks, and Dessert. Brunch is served every day from 7:00 AM to 3:00 PM. The Dinner Menu is offered every day from 3:00 PM to close.

Brunch

The Brunch options range from fresh baked goods, various sweet and savory starters, sandwiches, salads & bowls, main breakfast dishes and sides, as well as options for kids. We absolutely love the pistachio apricot cake. Order the Tuna Poke for a fresh, elevated dish- you will not regret it. It is prepared with yellowfin tuna, yuzu citrus, pickled fresnos, kombu aioli, lemon-mint vinaigrette, rice noodles. We also adore the Cowboy Breakfast, Yee-haw! It comes with two sunny eggs, bacon, confit pork, borracho beans, tomato, roasted jalapeno, and cilantro butter. The Brunch menu is full of high-quality, scrumptious dishes. Get your brunch fix at Cafe No Se!

Dinner

The Dinner options offer the same fresh baked goods offered for Brunch, as well as a diverse range of savory starters, salads & bowls, creative main dishes, sides, and kid’s options. Start with the signature Cafe Spread, prepared with chickpea hummus, kamut & pine nut tabbouleh, and grilled laffa. Our favorite main dish is the Grilled Hanger Steak, served with brussel sprouts, orange, almonds, and chimichurri! If you’re looking for a yummy sandwich- be sure to try the Loaded BLT. It is made with crispy applewood bacon, herbed tomatoes, arugula, garlic aioli, and served on brioche. Don’t forget to order a side of Malt Fries!

Drinks

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As for the Drink menu, Cafe No Se offers a variety of beverages (non-alcoholic & alcoholic). Choose from a range of delicious coffee, tea, & carbonated beverages. Or opt for one of their specialty cocktails, surely to leave you beyond impressed. We highly recommend the Bloody Mary, made with Tito’s, house blend, and lemon. Having a Sunday Funday? Try their Mimosas made with fresh squeezed orange juice! Perhaps you want to have beer or try the wine selection-Bubbles, Red, White, or Rose? They even offer Boozy Pour Overs, mangonada style or strawberry rose paleta- the choice is yours.

Dessert

For Dessert, choose from a variety of plated desserts, tasty scoops, and paletas! You’re quite literally in for a treat with the desserts at Cafe No Se. We recommend you try the Strawberry Mango Cake. It is a mango butter cake with Rice Krispie crunch, strawberry lime ice, mango fro-yo, and infused strawberry. Yes, it is as delicious as it sounds. Looking for a chilly treat? Be sure to order the Hazelnut Churro Gelato- and make your scoop an affogato by adding espresso! Yum.

Location + Opening and Closing Hours

Find Cafe No Se in The South Congress Hotel located at 1603 S Congress Avenue, Austin, Texas 78704. This chic eatery’s patio and dining room are open seven days a week. Hours are Sunday to Thursday from 7:00 AM to 8:00 PM. Friday & Saturday hours are 7:00 AM to 9:00 PM. Reverse Happy Hour is available Monday to Friday from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, with $2 off beer, wine & menu cocktails!

Café No Se Reservations

Looking to book a reservation at Cafe No Se? We’ve got the rundown. Reservations are available for dinner and start at 3:00 PM every day. Give them a call at 512-942-2061 to book your next dinner outing! Or visit their website and check out the Reservations page. You will be able to book online through OpenTable by selecting the number of people, as well as the desired date and time. If your reservation happens to be 9 guests or more, be sure to reach out to [email protected] for booking!

Online Order Process

If you’d like to order online, it’s easy! Go to cafenoseaustin.com and click on the “Order Online” tab. You will be redirected to www.toasttab.com. You can then view the whole menu, make your selections, and enjoy your delicious meal! If you’re interested in purchasing gift cards, give Cafe No Se a call at 512-942-2061. All of their gift cards are shipped in custom designed enclosures. They can be left blank or addressed and shipped directly to whoever is the recipient and should arrive within 5-7 business days. Gift card balances are available from $25 to $250. Whether it is for yourself, a friend, a family member, a coworker, or anyone else- an experience at Cafe No Se is an unforgettable gift!

Conclusion

Cafe No Se is a chic Austin spot with amazing brunch, dinner, drinks, and dessert. The variety of flavors and dishes will provide you with an elevated culinary experience. The vibes of the establishment are fun and eclectic. Visit this SoCo hotspot for incredible food and a great time. Next time you’re thinking about Brunch- think Cafe No Se. If you’re looking to book a dinner reservation for date night- think Cafe No Se. Sweet Tooth? Cafe No Se. Our point is if you’re in Austin- you cannot miss out on Cafe No Se.