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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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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (38 reviews)
“home fries” (25 reviews)
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American, Southwestern, Cafe, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
1920 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704-3503
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's my first visit to Austin. Two people recommended Magnolia Cafe. So we had to try it. I tried the tropical turkey taco and the gingerbread pancake. They were so good. My husband had they turkey Reuben. He said it was good.

Thank marshadrees
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Be warned they don’t serve mimosas until after 10 in Sunday’s. I ordered the lox and my husband had the Texas eggs Benedict. Was a little disappointed at how the lox was served (not assembled), made for a very messy breakfast, but tasty.

Thank DaniBrook
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Great breakfast atmosphere on a Saturday February morning....busy, but, outstanding food and service.

Thank Scott G
Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

Great menu. We had a hard time deciding what to to choose. The shrimp & grits was amazing. One of my favorite go to’s but never had so much shrimp. Very good

Thank Peachyohio1
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

Meet here with our family to have breakfast while we were in Austin. At a total cost of $54 for four people it was a bit pricy for pancakes and eggs. But, with that said, the pancakes we're good the eggs were ok (really, though...More

Thank BandJTravels
Reviewed 24 January 2018

I came here, hungry and ready to throw down. I had just landed in Austin. I came here with a friend and I was introduced to the famous breakfast taco. Not bad! We also had pancakes (very creative ones), and some coffee, which was not...More

Thank Julio H
Reviewed 23 January 2018

Excellent omlettes, pancakes and all around great breakfast place. Can get crowded but worth the wait.

Thank elnOrlando
Reviewed 22 January 2018

The Magnolia Cafe South is a Legend in Austin. Great food, Service and Atmosphere. All the food is great, but we enjoy the breakfast's the best. Everyone should visit this place.

Thank bernardj762
Reviewed 22 January 2018

This was recommeded to us by friends and it did not disappoint. Prices were reasonable and the breakfast was delicious. But the coffee, WOW! The waiter said it's a special blend, just for them, by a local coffee place. Highly recommended this place for breakfast.

Thank Kristin m
Reviewed 21 January 2018

Just another brunch spot?... If youre easily impressed, i guess... But if not, then prepare thy expectations, lol!... The quality is definitely a step above, and if everything isnt made from scratch, it sure does seem like it does... The only thing missing is the...More

Thank Gabriel G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
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 78704-3503
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin
  • Phone Number: +1 512-445-0000
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