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Central Standard

  • A bar & grill on South Congress Avenue.
  • 1603 South Congress Avenue
  • Austin, TX 78704
  • (512) 942 - 0823
  • Patio & Dining Room Seating Available
  • Wed - Fri 3pm-10pm | Sat 11am-10pm | Sun 11am-9pm
  • Happy Hour: $2 off select cocktails / 1/2 off bottles of wine. Wed-Sat: 3-6:30pm / Sun: all day
  • Validated self parking is available for two hours dependent on capacity.

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Central Standard Times

Happy hour, patio hangs & live music. Join us on the Central Standard patio for a rotating setlist of local musicians every Thursday, 4pm-7pm. Seating first come, first served. Free to all.

Find the weekly lineup & other details on our Central Standard Times event page.


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Health & Safety

Since reopening our doors, our top priority has been creating a safe environment for our guests & our team. We are continuing to monitor & adjust our service as needed based on current food safety recommendations.

  • + Masks are required upon arrival & throughout the ordering process.
  • + When in common areas, please wear your mask and respect 6 ft social distancing guidelines.
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South Congress Hotel Executive Chef, Kendal Duque

With over 20 years of experience, Chef Duque's impressive culinary career spans across Chicago, Paris and New York. Chef Duque worked with Sandro Gamba of NoMI in the Park Hyatt and later became the Chef de Cuisine at the Union League Club of Chicago.

In 2014 Chef Duque transitioned to Executive Chef of the Glenview Private Country Club, where he managed 12 outlets. Chef Duque comes from multiple kitchens with modesty and hard work, but all filled with team spirit and joy. He now helms as Executive Chef of South Congress Hotel.