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Magnolia Cafe South

€€ - €€€American, , Cafe
1920 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704-3503
+1 512-445-0000
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Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (41 reviews)
“home fries” (26 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Southwestern, Cafe, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
1920 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704-3503
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1 - 10 of 819 reviews

Reviewed today

Sunday morning, our wait was about twenty minutes or so. That gave us time to enjoy the complimentary coffee and walk next door to the gift shop. Service was fast and friendly. The food was good. My wife had the Popeye Omelette with potatoes and...More

Thank Don C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We originally wanted to come by on Easter Sunday but the line was way too long. So we waited for a weekday to make the walk from our hotel downtown to South Congress. Didn’t have to wait and got a nice booth inside. The space...More

Thank Soymoosemom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After the hype, it's easy to be let down. That said, this place was good, lots of options (including GF bread) and a very friendly wait staff. The food, however, was good, kind of average and not so cheap. Filling and fine, but not memorable.

Thank pickling
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Madame and I checked in at Magnolia Cafe South, right in the heart of the South Congress (SOCO) corridor, for lunch on a recent sunny and warm Tuesday. We'd been wanting to go there for quite some time -- we were attracted not only by...More

Thank Itinerant_scholar
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We waited for a table for over 40 minutes after being told there would be a 15 minute wait at the most. My over easy eggs were over rock hard, and the home fries were burned on the bottom. After waiting that long for a...More

Thank Cathy R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

In town for Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays and wanted something different. This was listed as a Austin Favorite which had my skeptical but it was nearly 10pm so we decided to try it. I had the Tropical Turkey Taco & it was amazing. I mean...More

Thank gibson405
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We heard about this place & wasn't able to make it in past trips to Austin. So this time we had it on our list for breakfast. The breakfast tacos did live up to our expectations. The service was good. A little slow at first,...More

Thank ALAN W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I ate here twice during my stay in Austin for SXSW. The joy of this place is that they're open 24 hours which is useful considering a lot of the other places in the area close at 10pm. Perfect to come here after a night...More

Thank justinebaybe
Reviewed 16 March 2018

Excellent always! I mostly get breakfast because of the lemon sour cream sauce on the magnolia omelet, not to mention the varieties of eggs benedict. My husband loves the chicken quesadillas. We've enjoyed every single meal there. The funky décor and relaxed atmosphere is also...More

Thank WishIWasHereorThere
Reviewed 15 March 2018

We went during lunch time, very busy, but we got in quickly. The service was extremely great. We sat in the covered outside area, waitress Jenny, from Portland OR., gave us super service even though they were busy. Are appetizer , queso came quickly.. Follow...More

Thank 263kenj
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
06:00 - 05:30
Monday
06:00 - 05:30
Tuesday
06:00 - 05:30
Wednesday
06:00 - 05:30
Thursday
06:00 - 05:30
Friday
06:00 - 05:30
Saturday
06:00 - 05:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1920 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704-3503
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin
  • Phone Number: +1 512-445-0000
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