Russell's Bistro

Bakery, Café, Breakfast
$ $
1601 W 38th St
Austin, TX 78731
(512) 467-7877
6:30am - 8:00pm
6:30am - 8:00pm
6:30am - 8:00pm
6:30am - 8:00pm
6:30am - 8:00pm
7:00am - 5:00pm
7:00am - 5:00pm



  • Was on my way to Kerbey Lane but decided to try this place. Best decision ever. The service was great and the food was mouth watering. Center Cut Filet, nom nom nom.
  • They serve Anderson's so you can't go wrong with a cup of coffee. Pair it with one of their rugelachs for a nice snack.
  • Weekend brunch is where it's at, with well-prepared varieties of eggs Benedict hollandaise & smoked salmon, filet medallions & barnaise plus excellent crab cakes and crme brulee French toast.
  • Croissant creme brle French's a good thing.
  • Brilliant food, brilliant mimosas
  • The center cut filet is a MUST if you're here for dinner. Trust me. If you find yourself here for brunch, the French toast is the way to go. It can get busy-no worries, free mimosas during your wait!
  • If you're a fan of soup or just need something good to eat be sure to try the tomato bisque. By far one of the best soups I've had anywhere in Austin.
  • Don't expect much from the Italian godfather sandwich. It doesn't really bear much resemblance to anything Italian except for a slice of salami.
  • one complementary mimosa while you wait for brunch on the weekends. fantastic pancakes.
  • Bottomless $1 mimosas on weekends
  • excellent breakfast when the wait at Kerby is too long and very reasonably priced. banana pecan pancakes are awesome!!
  • The White Omelette with house potatoes is delicious. Good coffee and great service.
  • Atmosphere. Don't go for a value meal, doting service, or amazing food. Go for an upscale feel, unhurried ambiance, decent food in modest portion sizes.
  • Salmon eggs Benedict was delicious!
  • Great service today. : )
  • Terrible service. I am a very forgiving person, I work in the industry too, but seriously guy, get your shit together.
  • If you're a vegetarian, & are trying to avoid eggs, ask for the veggie tacos! Filled wit grilled veggies! They're not on the menu, but they will make them for you. Comes with potatoes.
  • You MUST try the pecan encrusted tilapia with mushroom risotto.
  • Our favorite neighborhood bistro. Excellent food, great staff!

Nearby places

1601 W 38th St (Kerbey Ln.)
3704 Kerbey Ln
4001 N Lamar Blvd