16 Greatest 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, in the event you weren’t within the temper for eggs and tortillas, your choices had 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.) At this time, the perfect brunch in Austin can embody all the things from pork stomach steamed buns to purple quinoa porridge to probably the most elevated avocado toast. And don’t fear: we are able to 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: your entire 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 very good meal at the entire 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 carried out the analysis to suggest the next high 16 finest brunch spots in Austin. So dig in—we assure you’ll have a number of reservations booked by the point you’re carried out.

June’s All Day

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

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

Veracruz All Pure

Everyone knows that Austin is aware of how one can make a very good breakfast taco, however Veracruz does it in a means that feels so genuine. Most of their places are meals vans or walk-up stands, so be sure you go on a fairly day.

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

Café No Sé

Café No Sé feels extra Californian than it does Austin, in the easiest way. All of their meals is wholesome, contemporary, and scrumptious. It’s a very good place to convey your laptop computer to get some work carried out or have mimosas with pals.

  • What to Order: Crispy Sunny Egg with Speck, Arugula, & Romesco Toast
  • Worth: $$
  • 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.

Straightforward Tiger

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

  • What to Order: My mother considers herself THE foremost almond croissant connoisseur on the town, and these are fairly merely the perfect.
  • Worth: $$
  • 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 need to go in the event you’re craving a basic, comforting brunch however with the quantity 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 considered one of Austin’s best.

  • What to Order: Apple Butter Pancakes or the Migas Taco
  • Worth: $
  • 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, all the things at Bitter Duck Market tastes because it ought to—solely one million instances higher. It not solely has our vote as a high contender for the perfect brunch in Austin, nevertheless it’s considered one of our favourite spots to collect any day of the week (effectively, 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.
  • Worth: $$
  • 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

Situated in Central Austin, 24 Diner (in fact) 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 environment. My solely grievance is that it isn’t truly open 24 hours! However hey, in the event you’re craving a late-night chunk or an early breakfast, 7 am to 11 pm is fairly good.

  • What to Order: In the event you’re a late riser, you’re in luck. Breakfast is served all day right here. I’m a hash kinda woman, however the rooster & waffles is 24 Diner’s signature dish.
  • Worth: $$
  • 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 in the event you’re not craving considered one of their made-to-order cocktails (wherein case, I ask: how?), remember to 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 in the event you don’t reside right here already.
  • Worth: $$
  • Delicacies: Elevated informal
  • 406 Walsh St | (512) 645-0786 | website | instagram

Jo’s Espresso

The perfect espresso outlets entice folks each stopping by on their morning commute and people desirous to arrange camp on the weekend with nice firm or a very good guide. Jo’s is all of that—and naturally, a lot extra. With 4 places and the fifth popping up in South Austin in early Might, Jo’s is conserving Austin fortunately caffeinated. Cease by for concert events and to like on the various canine that go by the doorways. And remember to 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.
  • Worth: $
  • 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 contemporary Mexican meals is scrumptious and wholesome. I really 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 facility bowl hits your style buds in all the suitable locations.
  • Worth: $
  • 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

Chook Chook Biscuit

There are rooster biscuits, then there’s the wonder that’s the Chook Chook Biscuit menu. Y’all, they’ve remodeled the basic, crave-able sandwich right into a flavor-packed behemoth. And whereas the fluffy-af biscuits and crispy breaded rooster 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 flawed—no orderer’s regret right here.

  • What to Order: The rooster sandwiches are made contemporary to order and my favourite is the Queen Beek. Be sure you seize Dough-Doughs (biscuit donut holes) on the facet… and possibly depart time for a stroll afterwards.
  • Worth: $
  • 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 in the event you’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 basic justice with a flavor-forward pepper purée. What’s extra, Bouldin Creek is a member of One Honest Wage Austin. Your test will embody a 20% Honest Wage Surcharge, serving to to help an equitable, dwelling wage for all staff. We love.

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