10 Best Brunch Spots in Austin

Best Brunch in Austin

Written by Tyler Shelton

Tyler Shelton is an Austin native with 8 years of experience serving the Austin community. He holds designations as a Real Estate Negotiation Expert and Accredited Buyer's Representative. His experience and dedication allow him to service his clients at the highest level.

June 22, 2021

Brunch is inarguably the best meal a person can enjoy. The perfect combination of breakfast and lunch foods and often accompanied by day drinking, what could be better? Nothing beats sharing waffles, sandwiches, and mimosas with your partner or tribe! 

If you’re on the hunt for the best brunch spots in Austin, TX can offer, your search is over. Check out these incredible brunch spots that are sure to bring joy and happiness to all. Featuring specials and surprises, call up your crew, your date, or even your parents. You don’t want to miss all the goodness that’s in store here!

Chez Zee

Chez Zee

Brunch Squad, assemble! Head over to Chez Zee for decadent Creme Brulee French Toast or classic Steak and Eggs. From pancakes to benedicts, you’ll find all the best brunch spots and more here! With a plethora of brunch beverages to choose from and a fun atmosphere, it’s almost impossible not to have fun at Chez Zee. 

Feel free to take a selfie in the armchair photo opp or revel at the adorable patio and archway. Every part of Chez Zee has echoes of fun and excitement. A great place to enjoy brunch with kids or old friends. Brunch is served!

Located at 5406 Balcones Dr off Mopac near Brentwood and Balcones Professional Park. You can enjoy the local park or head over to one of the many shopping centers located in the area. Whatever suits your fancy, because it’s brunch day!


Snooze Restaurant

If there’s one place in Austin that screams BRUNCH, it’s Snooze! Branded as “An A.M. Eatery” Snooze serves up brunch that defines the word. Breakfast sandwiches, omelets, pancakes, and more all cover the menu. There’s even a special section for tacos, burritos, and tostadas to spice up the day. 

Enjoy adorable circular booths or well-shaded outdoor seating. Either way, the classy modern appeal of Snooze can’t be missed. Order your brunch favorites inside or outside and don’t forget to top it off with a bloody mary or a cold-pressed juice! 

With locations on North and South Lamar, you can choose which end of Austin you’d like to visit. There are plenty of places to spend the day after brunch, check out the shopping and after day drinking coffee joints along the way. 


June’s All Day

June's All Day Restaurant

As it says in the title, June’s is here for you all day but especially during brunch hours! Enjoy lighter fare such as pastries and coffee or dig into a savory Croque Madame and a delightful brunch cocktail. It’s all available and freshly made to order! 

Enjoy the feel of a classic diner with indoor or outdoor seating. June’s offers food elevated to perfection. The simplicity of New American Fare breathes life into the idea of Brunch. June’s is like a warm hug inviting you into the weekend. 

Located at 1722 S Congress Ave with friendly neighborhood vibes and a vibrant exterior you can’t miss! Located in the bohemian strip of Austin, visit the local shops and don’t miss Lucy In Disguise with Diamonds for costumes galore!


Bouldin Creek Cafe

Bouldin Creed Cafe Restaurant

Bouldin Creek Cafe has been a staple in Austin for over 20 years. Established as a “bohemian cafe offering hearty meatless meals” Bouldin Creek has all the quirk of Austin with the flavors of a country kitchen. The eclectic decor alongside an Eggs “Renedict” and a glass of rosé is a true taste of Austin culture. 

Whether you’re vegetarian or not, the food at Bouldin has everyone talking. Chances are if you ask someone on the street where to go for brunch, they just might say, “Bouldin Creek!” Grab your squad and head on over for brunch and don’t forget to buy some iconic Bouldin Creek merch while you’re at it!

Located at 1900 S 1st St. in the heart of Austin surrounded with yummy places to indulge in dessert and gorgeous parks to walk. A wonderful place to enjoy the day and let the weekend vibes flow.


Tamale House East

Tamale House Restaurant

For a Texas breakfast/brunch staple, stop by Tamale House East for breakfast tacos everyone will adore. Chipotle Migas, Bacon Egg & Cheese, and even Mushroom Spinach Black Bean & Guac tacos are available to order. Other popular brunch choices include Chilaquiles and Huevos Rancheros. 

If your mouth isn’t watering yet, don’t forget the Margaritas! A refreshing change but still in line with classic boozy juice brunch, there are several margarita options with specialty tequila available. Enjoy the best of Austin’s Tex-Mex brunch when you choose Tamale House East! 

Located at 1707 E 6th St. Walk the urban streets of Austin and take in the amazing art scene. There is much to see and do downtown, so stop and stay awhile!


Magnolia Cafe

Magnolia Cafe Restaurant

Tex-Mex, vegetarian options, and brunch classics, Magnolia Cafe has it all! Aside from featuring special benedicts on weekends, Magnolia has breakfast and lunch options all day! Pancakes the size of your face, home fries, and an assortment of mimosas, there is a delight around every corner.

Bask in the casual yet quirky diner aesthetic that makes Magnolia an Austin icon. You might even spot a Pterodactyl. Brunch just tastes better when it’s made by people who care. That’s what you get with Magnolia Cafe. 

Located at 1920 S. Congress Ave. surrounded by bohemian neighborhoods and small businesses, Magnolia Cafe definitely passes the Austin vibe check. Lively, bright, and loveable!   


The Park

The Park Restaurant

Do you love mimosas? Do you love great deals? Then The Park is the place for you. In addition to serving a delectable brunch buffet, a bloody mary bar, and live music, The Park also offers mimosas for just $5! This place knows how to party and they go all day long. 

Brunch is served from 11 am- 3 pm, but you’ll find people enjoying the atmosphere late into the evening. No one’s saying you have to stay all day, but you might want to! Perfect for a weekend escape with friends, head on over to The Park and start the weekend off right!

Locations at the Domain and South Lamar, so the party can meet you where you’re at! Come for a wonderful brunch and stay for the fun! Invite your friends and have the brunch you’ve always dreamed of. 


Counter Cafe

Counter Cafe Restaurant Brunch Austin

Craving homestyle brunch? The Counter Cafe has you covered. With a dedication to serving fresh, local, organic food in a classic setting, this place is revolutionizing brunch! Open daily from 7 am – 3 pm, you can choose from a hot breakfast or lunch all day. 

From Southern Poached Eggs to a Grilled Pimento Cheese Sandwich, everything is freshly made just for you. Counter Cafe is especially great if you need special dietary accommodations, just be sure to let your server know upfront and they’ll do their best to work with you. Happy Brunching!

Locations on 6th and 29th St. you can choose between Central East Austin or go straight to the heart of Central Austin for your brunch needs. Both within a short distance of the Capitol, it’s the perfect place to start a fun excursion! 


The Beer Plant

The Beer Plant Restaurant Brunch Austin

Some of the most surprisingly delicious brunches come without eggs at all. Enter, The Beer Plant. Fully plant-based cuisine that has been expertly concocted to please omnivores and vegans alike. No, it’s not magic, but it’s close. 

Start brunch with Chicken and Waffles made from seitan or dig into a fresh Blueberry Ginger Donut. Every menu item is full-flavored and will have you saying, “I can’t believe this is vegan!” Paired with specialty brunch cocktails, the breezy patio or cozy interior of The Beer Plant really solidifies the spirit of brunch; relaxation. 

Located 3110 Windsor Rd. You can also check out the nearby fully vegan grocery store Rabbit Food or adopt a lifelong friend at Austin Pets Alive. The world is your (vegan) oyster. 



Forthright Restaurant Brunch Austin

Invite your loved ones and make a date for brunch at Forthright. You won’t be sorry you did. Featuring plates of classic American breakfast food and sandwiches, you’re guaranteed to be pleased as punch when you visit. Order a Waffle Stack served with blueberry compote for something sweet or try something savory and order Wild Mushroom Toast served with poached eggs. 

No matter what kind of brunch food you’re in the mood for, Forthright will come through with simply delicious food. Simple interior with clean smooth lines, you’ll feel right at home when you visit Forthright and your guests will be so glad you invited them along!

Located at 35 Brazos St. conveniently located by the Ann and Roy Butler Hike and Bike trail and thriving downtown Austin. Check out the city or parks in the area and enjoy the hidden treasures all around.

We love Austin as much as you do! So much so we’ll help you buy, sell, or lease throughout the Austin area. For more information on Smart Austin Realty, click here!

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