16 Finest Brunch Spots in Austin Proper Now (Up to date for 2023)

For the primary couple of years that I lived in Austin, I lamented the dearth of excellent brunch spots on the town. After all, this was years in the past, however on the time, if you happen to weren’t within the temper for eggs and tortillas, your choices have been restricted. Quick ahead to 2023 and wow—Austin’s meals scene has remodeled. (Our Austin restaurant information is all of the proof you want.) In the present day, the most effective brunch in Austin can embody every thing from pork stomach steamed buns to purple quinoa porridge to essentially the most elevated avocado toast. And don’t fear: we will nonetheless crush a breakfast taco like no different metropolis on Earth.

Featured picture of June’s All Day by Michelle Nash.

Picture of Better Half by Michelle Nash

16 Spots With the Best Brunch in Austin Right Now

And if there’s one thing you need to know (and haven’t yet caught wind of from our countless Instagram stories everywhere in the metropolis), it’s this: all the Camille Kinds workforce is obsessed with Austin’s meals scene. Whether or not we’re in want of an inspiring lunch break reprieve, craving espresso post-photoshoot, or hitting up a weekend brunch as a workforce, you’ll be able to belief us once we say: we’ve reveled within the pleasure of a superb meal at all the following spots many instances over.

As a result of these days, Austin is a metropolis of numerous good choices. And whereas all of them make us happy with our hometown, we’ve achieved the analysis to advocate the next prime 16 finest brunch spots in Austin. So dig in—we assure you’ll have just a few reservations booked by the point you’re achieved.

June’s All Day

Positioned within the coronary heart of South Congress, June’s All Day is the right neighborhood café for any meal, however particularly breakfast. It’s one in all Austin’s chicest spots and is completely worthy of a function in your Instagram story.

  • What to Order: The breakfast chalupa and the most effective almond milk cappuccino on the town.
  • Value: $$
  • Delicacies: American
  • 1722 S Congress Ave | (512) 416-1722 | website | instagram

Veracruz All Pure

Everyone knows that Austin is aware of tips on how to make a superb breakfast taco, however Veracruz does it in a means that feels so genuine. Most of their areas are meals vehicles or walk-up stands, so ensure you go on a reasonably day.

  • What to Order: The migas tacos all the way in which.
  • Value: $
  • Delicacies: Mexican
  • a number of areas | (512) 981-1760 | website | instagram

Café No Sé

Café No Sé feels extra Californian than it does Austin, in one of the best ways. All of their meals is wholesome, recent, and scrumptious. It’s a superb place to deliver your laptop computer to get some work achieved or have mimosas with pals.

  • What to Order: Crispy Sunny Egg with Speck, Arugula, & Romesco Toast
  • Value: $$
  • Delicacies: California Café
  • 1603 S Congress Ave | (512) 942-2061 | website | instagram
Picture of Paperboy, courtesy of the restaurant
Image of Paperboy, courtesy of the restaurant


Everything about Paperboy is gorgeous—from the bright and airy interior to the entire menu. (Plus a kale salad that rivals any comfort dish? We’re here for it.) It’s hard to pick a favorite from this perfectly-curated, seasonally-rotating menu, so we recommended a few of our go-to’s below.

Simple Tiger

Simple Tiger is ideal for giant teams and celebrations. It has tons of out of doors seating, making it a go-to for busy brunch weekends. It’s precisely the place we wish to be spending each Saturday and Sunday—with dwell music, a bustling beer backyard, and a recreation day vitality that’s unmatched, Simple Tiger checks all of the containers.

  • What to Order: My mother considers herself THE foremost almond croissant connoisseur on the town, and these are fairly merely the most effective.
  • Value: $$
  • Delicacies: Gastropub
  • 1501 E seventh St | (512) 839-8523 | website | instagram


Cenote was one of many first breakfast spots I attempted in Austin and has been a favourite ever since. It has a neighborhood really feel to it however has a up to date menu with one thing on it for everybody. That is the place you wish to go if you happen to’re craving a traditional, comforting brunch however with the amount turned up. They do the fundamentals to perfection—breakfast sandwiches personalized to your liking, parfaits with house-made granola that’s past, and a lox bagel that’s one in all Austin’s best.

  • What to Order: Apple Butter Pancakes or the Migas Taco
  • Value: $
  • Delicacies: American
  • 1010 E Cesar Chavez St | (512) 524-1311 | website | instagram
Picture of Sour Duck Market by Brittany Chatburn

Bitter Duck Market

From the Odd Duck and Barley Swine workforce, Bitter Duck Market celebrates the true craftsmanship behind well-made meals. From divine pastries baked with locally-milled flour to cocktails whose taste is amplified by freshly-squeezed juices, every thing at Bitter Duck Market tastes because it ought to—solely 1,000,000 instances higher. It not solely has our vote as a prime contender for the most effective brunch in Austin, nevertheless it’s one in all our favourite spots to assemble any day of the week (nicely, besides Mondays and Tuesdays).

  • What to Order: No matter is within the pastry case. And in the event that they’re on the menu, seize the tots.
  • Value: $$
  • Delicacies: American
  • 1814 E Martin Luther King Jr Blvd | (512) 394-5776 | website | instagram
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Hillside Farmacy

Hillside Farmacy’s breakfast should be famous (well, here we are upping its virality!). Everything is made farm-fresh with seasonal produce sourced locally from the restaurant’s sister farm located in Bastrop and other vendors around and near Austin. It’s a true celebration of this thriving city—and the patio is worthy of a photoshoot.

24 Diner

Positioned in Central Austin, 24 Diner (after all) has the everyday diner vibe to it—solely it’s impressed by Austin’s out-there ethos. This can be a true mid-century diner, with an eclectic inside and a heat and welcoming ambiance. My solely criticism is that it isn’t truly open 24 hours! However hey, if you happen to’re craving a late-night chunk or an early breakfast, 7 am to 11 pm is fairly good.

  • What to Order: Should you’re a late riser, you’re in luck. Breakfast is served all day right here. I’m a hash kinda woman, however the hen & waffles is 24 Diner’s signature dish.
  • Value: $$
  • Delicacies: American
  • 600 N Lamar Blvd | (512) 472-5400 | website | instagram
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Elizabeth Street Café

Elizabeth Street Café’s breakfast is only available on the weekends and is not your typical brunch. They take creative food to a new level and it is downright delicious. If you’re looking for an aesthetic spot to snap a few brunch pics, first: check out our style guide for brunch outfit inspo. And second? Stop by Elizabeth Street Café—it’s in keeping with this year’s Barbiecore vibes.

Picture of Better Half Coffee & Cocktails by Brittany Chatburn
Picture of Better Half Coffee & Cocktails by Brittany Chatburn

Higher Half Espresso & Cocktails

Additionally featured in our information to Austin’s finest eating places, Higher Half is a tasty and vibey all-day affair. Higher Half is a go-to decide for a big-group brunch, because the outside picnic tables can accommodate bigger events. And if you happen to’re not craving one in all their made-to-order cocktails (by which case, I ask: how?), you should definitely cease by Hold Out Brewing subsequent door for a stellar home brew.

  • What to Order: The Rooster Biscuit with jalapeño honey butter will persuade you to maneuver to Austin if you happen to don’t dwell right here already.
  • Value: $$
  • Delicacies: Elevated informal
  • 406 Walsh St | (512) 645-0786 | website | instagram

Jo’s Espresso

One of the best espresso outlets appeal to folks each stopping by on their morning commute and people eager to arrange camp on the weekend with nice firm or a superb e-book. Jo’s is all of that—and naturally, a lot extra. With 4 areas and the fifth popping up in South Austin in early Might, Jo’s is preserving Austin fortunately caffeinated. Cease by for live shows and to like on the various canine that go by the doorways. And you should definitely decide up a seasonal drink particular—you’ll be able to catch me treating myself to the blueberry matcha.

  • What to Order: Egg White Breakfast Sandwich with Avocado and a facet of nice people-watching.
  • Value: $
  • Delicacies: Café
  • 1300 S Congress Ave | (512) 444-3800 | website | instagram
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Image of Proud Mary

Proud Mary

From Melbourne to Portland to now becoming one of our picks for the best brunch in Austin—Proud Mary is a must-visit. They serve up Aussie-style brunch favorites but with their own elevated appeal. (Think: a potato hash that shines with thick-cut pork belly bacon, toast piled high with miso-infused leeks, and a stunner of a ricotta hotcake.) Oh, and the coffee is phenomenal—trust, you haven’t had pourover like this. AND this café is family-friendly. How cute is that babyccino?


Fresa’s recent Mexican meals is scrumptious and wholesome. I like that their Lamar location has a drive-through for busy mornings on the go.

  • What to Order: With candy potato, avocado, roasted cauliflower, and extra, the ability bowl hits your style buds in all the appropriate locations.
  • Value: $
  • Delicacies: Mexican
  • 1703 S 1st St | (512) 992-2946 | website | instagram
Picture of Bird Bird Biscuit by Brittany Chatburn
Picture of Bird Bird Biscuit by Brittany Chatburn

Hen Hen Biscuit

There are hen biscuits, then there’s the sweetness that’s the Hen Hen Biscuit menu. Y’all, they’ve remodeled the traditional, crave-able sandwich right into a flavor-packed behemoth. And whereas the fluffy-af biscuits and crispy breaded hen are sufficient to make you crave a second sammie (although your abdomen can be saying no), the sauces and ending touches are next-level, too. It’s exhausting to go mistaken—no orderer’s regret right here.

  • What to Order: The hen sandwiches are made recent to order and my favourite is the Queen Beek. Ensure you seize Dough-Doughs (biscuit donut holes) on the facet… and possibly go away time for a stroll afterwards.
  • Value: $
  • Delicacies: American
  • 2701 Manor Rd | (512) 761-4922 | website | instagram

Bouldin Creek Cafe

Ladies-owned, vegan, and vegetarian. Want I say extra? Okay, we’ll say extra: the vibe is informal and community-centric. Even if you happen to’re visiting as an out-of-towner, you’ll instantly really feel welcomed in. And simply because the menu is plant-based doesn’t imply you gained’t be left unhappy. Home-made veggie chorizo stars in a few of Austin’s tastiest breakfast tacos and the zucchini migas do the traditional justice with a flavor-forward pepper purée. What’s extra, Bouldin Creek is a member of One Truthful Wage Austin. Your verify will embody a 20% Truthful Wage Surcharge, serving to to assist an equitable, residing wage for all workers. We love.

  • What to Order: The grilled house-made vegan blueberry cornbread with two eggs (or tofu) and a cup of black bottomless espresso.
  • Value: $
  • Delicacies: Vegetarian
  • 1900 S 1st St | (512) 416-1601 | website | instagram