Forthright is a cafe with a leafy patio just south of Cesar Chavez and Brazos; a quiet cul-de-sac by Ladybird Lake where the street ends (with free surface parking).
We make simple things, prepared well, using straightforward ingredients. In the morning we pour Sightglass coffee. At happy hour we stir no-fuss cocktails.
Enjoy an English muffin with a fried egg at breakfast, a Niçoise salad at lunch or just a late afternoon burger before heading out. You know this
Tall windows, nice light, sturdy chairs, plenty of shade... a place for a read. We’re from here, we felt like downtown Austin deserved something ‘easy’ again.