Kerbey Lane Cafe celebrates 40th anniversary in Austin

The Kerbey Lane Cafe at 2606 Guadalupe St. is one of eight locations in the Austin area. The original opened on Kerbey Lane in Central Austin in 1980. (Jack Flagler/Community Impact Newspaper)
The Kerbey Lane Cafe at 2606 Guadalupe St. is one of eight locations in the Austin area. The original opened on Kerbey Lane in Central Austin in 1980. (Jack Flagler/Community Impact Newspaper)

The Kerbey Lane Cafe at 2606 Guadalupe St. is one of eight locations in the Austin area. The original opened on Kerbey Lane in Central Austin in 1980. (Jack Flagler/Community Impact Newspaper)

Kerbey Lane Cafe celebrated its 40th anniversary May 5. The Austin comfort food spot, which is open for dine-in, takeout and delivery, started at 3704 Kerbey Lane and has since grown to seven other locations in the area. The Austin staple is still family-owned—the current CEO is Mason Ayer, the son of founders David and Patricia Ayer. 512-451-1436. www.kerbeylanecafe.com