We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Magnolia Cafe South

) #30 of 3,127 Restaurants in Austin €€ - €€€ American, , Cafe
1920 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704
+1 512-445-0000
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (31 reviews)
“home fries” (24 reviews)
Open Now
All hours
American, Southwestern, Cafe, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
1920 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704
Write a Review
Reviews (747)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 747 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Not just because I live a couple of blocks away from this South Congress iconic restaurant, but because it is a great restaurant, I recommend that anyone in Austin who is in need of eating consider coming here. Well-known for its breakfasts (migas, breakfast tacos,...More

Thank austintomtraveler
Reviewed 3 days ago

We had breakfast here 2 times out of the 4 days we were in Austin. Huge pancakes, good breakfast tacos & good coffee. Reasonable prices & good service.

Thank TheRustyH00k
Reviewed 3 days ago

We had a good meal and good service at this eclectic restaurant. It was crowded when we got there, which we took as a good sign. It definitely felt like a place that is popular with locals, which is also a good sign! We really...More

Thank Laurie and Dave S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Saw the good reviews online about this place so I thought I would give it a try while I was in Austin. The food was just ok, the servers were extremely friendly and attentive, and the desserts were amazing. We ordered several chocolate cake, blueberry...More

Thank Roxanne B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I heard lots of rave about this place, so we went late night after a concert. The food was good and left our bellies happy!

Thank Stephanie g
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good service and location. The food at the Lake Austin Magnolia is much better suited for those who want to eat healthier (less cheesy!) and has better overall flavor and especially better presentation.

Thank texann100
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Popular place! Always a line...but worth the wait! Cool Austin vibe. Friendly services. Eccentric offerings. Good coffee! GO!

Thank DaveHRoe
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a big party and all were seated, but not together. Service was good. Parking is a problem but no worse than other eateries in Austin downtown

Thank aly694
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Found it by chance, walking along SoCo. I needed breakfast and I ended up having a GREAT breakfast. Waiters were very nice, the atmosphere was Very Austinish, the food was great. Will return tomorrow for brunch

Thank AntonioAmendola
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Wasn't my first choice but seemed terribly popular for Saturday lunch/brunch. Extensive menu. Be prepared to wait 30+ minutes at peak times.

Thank JBT2
Nearby Restaurants
Torchy's Tacos
128 reviews
.11 km away
468 reviews
.33 km away
South Congress Cafe
655 reviews
.40 km away
Nearby Attractions
South Congress Avenue
1,162 reviews
.60 km away
SoCo District
713 reviews
.40 km away
I Love You So Much Mural
149 reviews
.78 km away
Big Top Candy Shop
69 reviews
.28 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Magnolia Cafe South staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:00 - 05:30
06:00 - 05:30
06:00 - 05:30
06:00 - 05:30
06:00 - 05:30
06:00 - 05:30
06:00 - 05:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1920 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin
  • Phone Number: +1 512-445-0000
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing