Best Brunch in Austin


Austin offers an enticing brunch scene. From hearty steak and egg skillet to delectable horchata French Toast, your breakfast needs are covered!

Experience classic Texas breakfast fare at Jack Allen’s Kitchen or try something unique, such as their pork belly benedict. Plus, there’s always the bottomless mimosas!

1. First Watch

Award-winning daytime dining brand features made-to-order breakfast, brunch, and lunch from fresh ingredients with innovative executions of classic favorites like chicken-fried seitan in buffalo sauce with maple syrup as an elevated execution and their renowned Million Dollar Bacon. For healthy options, try their protein-packed Quinoa Power Bowls Farm Stand Breakfast Tacos or Avocado Toast! The trendy yet casual eatery provides the ideal atmosphere to meet up with friends for fresh coffee, juices, or cocktails!

Fairmont Austin offers brunch on Saturdays and Sundays at their upscale restaurant, The Grand. Their cuisine leans heavily toward southern flavors without becoming repetitive. Chef Adam Jacoby’s burgers alone make brunch worth your while here; in addition to that, you’ll also find eggs Benedict with brioche biscuit, smoked chicken migas, pimento cheese grits, and much more!

Eberly’s, named for an iconic Austin figure known for her courage and free spirit, serves contemporary American cuisine in an airy yet trendy setting with a rooftop terrace and historic Cedar Tavern bar. Their menu boasts hearty dishes and lighter fare such as lemon poppy brioche doughnuts and avocado toast, to meet any crowd size or appetite.

East Austin restaurant featuring bright pops of pink and green brings beach vacation vibes into this cozy, family-owned establishment. Open Monday through Friday for breakfast service with brunch on weekends; the menu features classic breakfast items such as blackberry pancakes dusted with powdered sugar and honey butter or chicken sausage brioche sandwiches, as well as savory dishes like chorizo gorditas and chilaquiles as well as baked goods such as sourdough bread or sweets.

2. Moonshine

Moonshiners Southern Table + Bar in Austin is an idyllic respite where revelry of American culture is elevated and celebrated through menu items like chicken fried steak topped with homemade chipotle cream gravy, prawns stuffed in egg-stuffed biscuits, and slow-smoked brisket – just some examples! – as well as their trademark moonshine spirit. Celebrate it here.

Hippie Hollow Restaurant and Lounge champions sustainable seafood and sources locally whenever possible for their dishes so that you can feel good about what’s on your plate. Try the Paris Texas Benedict with two poached eggs, brie, ham, hollandaise sauce, and country potatoes, or indulge in their hippie Hollow scramble of spinach, feta, and tomato with toast topped off by an egg on top for breakfast.

Picnik provides a unique health-food experience at brunch time that’s still incredibly delicious, satisfying even your Texas palate. Their menu boasts refined sugar-free pancakes, kale salads, and their famous Picnik Benedict with poached eggs covered in scratch-made hollandaise topped with no-sugar-added bacon and blueberries – not forgetting matcha tea or iced coffee from their cafe!

Nervous Charlie’s will surely meet all your bagel-eating needs, whether you are an avid enthusiast or are trying them for the first time. Offering delicious fresh flavor selections using only premium ingredients and goods imported directly from New York for creating that chewy bite-perfect bite! Add a refreshing, fresh squeezed juice or tropical cocktail for the complete experience.

3. Nervous Charlie’s Bagels

No matter your taste or preference for food, this chic eatery in Austin’s trendy Warehouse District is the place for you. Not only is the food delectable but also Instagrammable: take a picture of that delectable rainbow bowl featuring beet hummus and colorful veggies as you dig in or those fluffy pancakes with creme fraiche drizzled across them – guaranteed Instagram-worthy moments. Although prices here may be higher than other Austin brunch eateries, its sleek ambiance and unique offerings more than justify any additional investment.

Brunch at this restaurant features an attractive selection of popular breakfast dishes. Choose from classic breakfast sandwiches, egg and bacon dishes, or pork belly benedict. The cozy environment and outstanding customer service make for an exceptional dining experience.

If you’re craving something different for brunch in East Austin, look no further! At this diner, they offer a tempting variety of Southern comfort food, BBQ and Tex-Mex cuisine, and other offerings like smoked meats and authentic chilaquiles! Plus, you can pair your meal with either mimosas, cocktails, or coffee!

Foreign and Domestic’s brunch menu may be small, but you won’t run out of delicious items! With their farm-to-table approach and seasonal ingredients used for creative twists on classic diner dishes – such as the crispy Berkshire pork with tomato gravy or their vegetable-packed cast iron frittata featuring squash, scallion, mushroom, and Gruyere; don’t miss their divine chocolate chip cookies as an unforgettable dessert option! They also boast an extensive wine and spirit selection.

4. Gabriela’s

Gabriela’s in downtown Austin offers an unforgettable brunch that transports customers to a tropical vacation. Run by Gabby and Arturo Bucio – a sibling duo who hail from Michoacan – Gabriela’s features an authentic menu filled with shrimp agua chiles, pastor tacos on homemade corn tortillas, authentic dishes such as shrimp agua chiles, and more on its patio seating area.

The menu at Cache features some inventive offerings, like its unique grilled cheese and tomato soup with sour cream and chili powder topping. For something lighter, try ordering a salad, quinoa bowl, or yogurt and granola cup – or indulge yourself with one of their many signature cocktails or mimosas from their drink menu!

Elizabeth Street Cafe is another must-visit in New York, providing breakfast and lunch options in a cozy neighborhood setting. Their brunch menu boasts classic diner classics such as eggs benedict and fried chicken and waffles, but for something different, try their signature pork belly hash with kimchi hollandaise or the smoked bacon sandwich with fermented honey glaze for something truly spectacular!

Foxy’s Proper Pub, housed within an old laundromat, offers the ideal setting for brunch lovers with its bright and airy space. Dine on popular items like strawberry and cream pop tarts, bread pudding, biscuits, and gravy alongside more healthful choices – wash everything down with mimosas, cocktails, or even sourdough martinis before departing!

If brunch isn’t your thing, this upscale diner also offers its same menu at night for dinner. The elegant space features brass, marble, and rich green hues that transport diners into a magazine spread. In addition to breakfast staples like omelets and sandwiches, the experience here will leave an unforgettable mark.

5. Mattie’s

Swedish Hill on West Sixth is the ideal spot for classy yet laidback brunch dining that doesn’t feel like a chain restaurant. Their impressive array of morning pastries – such as cinnamon rolls, chocolate croissants, and buckwheat and jam scones – is always packed on weekends, some favorites being cinnamon rolls, chocolate croissants,s and buckwheat jam scone! Moreover, Swedish Hill’s bagels can be ordered toasted with your desired spread or included in delicious pastrami reuben sandwiches on rye!

Mattie’s has a distinguished history from 1946 when it opened its doors on Green Pastures property. Set within beautifully restored 19th-century home on Green Pastures property and surrounded by stunning gardens and roaming peacocks, Mattie’s features an affordable brunch menu filled with fluffy buttermilk biscuits, brioche French toast or even their full Southern breakfast that includes scrambled eggs, home fries, bacon or pork as well as veggie-heavy cast iron frittata – washed down with their signature Milk Punch beverage for an enjoyable dining experience!

This upscale southern restaurant is beloved among Austinites for its elegant interiors and elevated food. While choosing just one menu item can be difficult, we suggest starting your experience here with their incredible biscuits before finishing it off with their mile-high deviled egg or some of their delectable chicken and waffles – an unforgettable dining experience worth every penny in downtown Austin.