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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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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (42 reviews)
“home fries” (27 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 today

Probably one of the best breakfasts I’ve ever had. If not the best, then definitely top 3. Ambiance was laid back, waitress was attentive, prices reasonable, location convenient to downtown, coffee was good. Awesome little breakfast restaurant.

Thank drdave75
Reviewed 1 week ago

Get there early, because parking is tight, and the lines for lunch and dinner can stretch more than 15 deep. But there's a reason this place is always full of regulars. Everything we've ever had has been fantastic with the exception of the kids burgers...More

Thank Jay M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great service plenty of food serviced in atimely fashion everything can out accordingly and was presented well

Thank Dan S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were in Austin for the weekend and went here for a late-night meal after seeing an improv show at the Hideout Theatre. It was a little after midnight on a Saturday night and we got in within about 5 minutes. Delicious food! I had...More

Thank shannon c
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I only stop here for the bbq enchiladas..... They are the best in the area. The parking is good and the seating is pretty fast

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was a little hard to find a parking spot but once we got inside, I was really impressed. This cute little cafe has nice servers and a quaint atmosphere. I got the “eggscape” and trust me when I say you can’t go wrong with...More

Thank countryfoodcritic
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was my second visit to Austin, as well as my second visit to The Magnolia Cafe South. My late-night first visit to this wonderful local fave, convinced me to return with my travel companions for a breakfast-hour experience. My friends were delighted with my...More

Thank Madelyn G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to Mag Cafe on the suggestion of my college age daughter. The wait for us was minimal, sat right down at 530pm. A very wide selection of food. We ordered all the Mag specialties. The Mag Queso was very good, the Mongolian Stir...More

Thank Todd W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Cute little cafe in downtown Austin. Lots of Austin personality. Great food for everyone from Vegans to Carnivore. Servers are friendly, knowledgeable, and attentive.

Thank Seelyme
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The blueberry cornmeal pancakes are outstanding! The service is very good and the place is very unique.

Thank bmhpug
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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
6:00 a.m. - 5:30 a.m.
6:00 a.m. - 5:30 a.m.
6:00 a.m. - 5:30 a.m.
6:00 a.m. - 5:30 a.m.
6:00 a.m. - 5:30 a.m.
6:00 a.m. - 5:30 a.m.
6:00 a.m. - 5:30 a.m.
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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