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Best Brunch Spots in Austin

Jane Mesa Last updated on May 24, 2022 by

Austin is known for it’s amazing brunch locations.  We’ve curated our favorite 10 into one easy list for you.

The Peached Tortilla/Bar Peached
1315 W 6th Street

Mouth-watering brunch at Bar Peached!

Absolutely everyone is talking about the Sunday Brunch at Bar Peached, and we can’t help but agree!  Brought to you from ATX favorite, The Peached Tortilla, this one of a kind brunch features twists on classic favorites like Korean Steak & Eggs Bowls and Nutella Stuffed French Toast.

Make your reservation on Sunday any time from 11:00 am to 2:30 pm. 

2115 Holly Street

Zucchini Bread with salted butter

If brunch for you in Austin has to come with a retro vibe, make your weekend brunch reservations for Laundrette!  Everything from the Zucchini Bread to the Pork Shoulder Hash to the Americana (Sunny side eggs, oyster mushrooms, and roasted tomato served with toast) will make you wish you had standing reservations there.

Brunch is available Saturday and Sunday from 11:00 am to 2:15 by reservation only.

811 W Live Oak

Beautiful brunch from Mattie's

How does brunch in a historic home with peacocks roaming the grounds sound?  If that sounds amazing to you, head to Mattie’s for your weekend brunch experience!

Start off with a Bloody Mary as you look over the menu.  If you’re like us, you’re dreaming of a brunch spread that includes Lemon Poppy Brioche Doughnuts, Fried Green Tomatoes, and Fried Chicken Eggs Benedict.

Mattie’s serves up their amazing brunch on Saturday and Sunday from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm.

Hillside Farmacy
1209 E 11th Street

So many great choices at Hillside Farmacy!

Quiet and home of an old drugstore, Hillside Farmacy is one of the best brunches in Austin that doesn’t require a reservation. 

Not only do they have some amazing food options like their Farmacy Plate (house charcuterie, Texas cheese, pecans, pickles, and local honey) and Buttermilk Pancakes, but they have a soda fountain that is absolutely one of a kind!  Hillside Farmacy’s custom soda fountain drinks can be either boozy or non-alcoholic. 

Hillside Farmacy is available on Saturday and Sunday from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm!  It’s walk-up only, so make sure to enjoy a Soda Fountain favorite while you wait.     

Josephine House
1601 Waterson

Just LOOK at that Avocado Toast!

Set in the Clarksville neighborhood in an adorable blue cottage is Josephine House.  If this sounds like the beginning of a fairy tale, wait until you see their menu!

We’re literally dreaming about our order there: Goat Cheese Swirl Brownie, Avocado Toast, Steak & Eggs, Shrimp & Grits, and Lemon Ricotta Pancakes (we like to dream BIG!).

Brunch served daily 9:00 to 3:00.  While reservations are not required, this is a hot spot for brunch so it is recommended. 

Elizabeth Street Cafe
1501 S 1st Street

A delicious twist on brunch at Elizabeth Street Cafe!

South Austin is home to some of the best spots for brunch, but the one that we never miss is Elizabeth Street Cafe.  Their menu combines elements of both Vietnamese and French cuisine that create a beautiful and delicious experience for the palate. 

Start off with Hibiscus Paloma while you curate your brunch order.  We recommend the Roasted Pork & Wood Ear Mushroom Omelette, the Ginger-Chili Oil Dumplings, or the Banana Stuffed Crepes!

If you’re not drooling too much on your keyboard, make your brunch reservations for Saturday or Sunday from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm.

Forthright Cafe
35 Brazos Street

That syrup pour though!

We have 3 words for you: Seasonal, hand-made Poptarts!  If the thought of that elevated nostalgia is making your stomach growl, look no further than Forthright Cafe!

This delightful spot is open daily (except for Tuesday) from 8:00 am to 1:15 pm.  After your poptart, consider ordering their Chicken & Waffles, Chilaquiles Verdes, or Mushroom Toast. 

Dai Due
2406 Manor Road

Delicious Sourdough Pancakes at Dai Due

We believe brunch is an art, and no one curates a brunch quite like Dai Due!  This is a hip spot with a frequently changing menu that reflects the seasons as well as the personality and charm of the Hill Country. 

Though their menu is ever changing, we looked at their sample brunch menu and…Oh my!  The thought of Sourdough Pancakes with Lime Ricotta, Strawberry Syrup & Oat Crumble accompanied by Biscuits & Gravy with Nigali, rounded out by a Mulberry & Orange Marmalade Kolache makes me want to run to their reservation link!

You can experience brunch at Dai Due Friday to Sunday from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. 

Jacoby’s Restaurant & Mercantile
3235 E Cesar Chavez

Shrimp & Grits from Jacoby's

East Austin’s coolest brunch spot absolutely has to be Jacoby’s Restaurant & Mercantile.  What started out as a family feed & seed business has blossomed into a vertically integrated farm-to-table restaurant. 

Before you dive into their inspired menu, order a Grand Mimosa to help you contemplate your options.  Consider enjoying their Chicken Fried Steak & Waffles, Pimento Cheese Grits, and/or an order of Challah French Toast.

Check out the brunch at Hillside Farmacy on Saturday and Sunday from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. 

Better Half Coffee & Cocktails
406 Walsh Street

Amazing brunch & breakfast from Better Half!

There’s nothing quite like a great breakfast sandwich and good coffee.  If that sounds like your ideal brunch vibes, check out the Weekend Brunch at Better Half Coffee & Cocktails. 

Their menu offers favorites like Pumpkin French Toast, Irish Coffee, Micheladas, and of course, The Better Half Breakfast Sandwich.  

Brunch and to go breakfast is served up Saturdays and Sundays 8:00 am to 3:00 pm.

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