Local brunch addicts, consider this list your new go-to! From French toast to delicious infused bloody marys and mimosas, here are the restaurants and dishes you need to have on your weekend bucket list. Get ready to discover your new favorite brunch spot on South Congress!
Magnolia Cafe has been a favorite brunch spot on South Congress as a fresh-food diner since 1979. From salads, omelets, breakfast tacos, pancakes, tex-mex plates, and sandwiches, the menu is filled with lots of surprises that will make every customer want to keep coming back for more. A few yummy recommendations that we love are the T.Rex omlette, jalapeño cheese burger, gingerbread pancake, pasta alfredo, and of course the magnolia brownie.
South Congress Café is a place of dreams. I mean, only if you dream about eggs benedict served with a smoked gouda potato pancake. This brunch spot is a hot spot in town, as the line can occasionally be out the door. They take traditional breakfast favorites like French toast, migas, and omelets, and put their unique spin on each item. The atmosphere is alive with sunlight as customers can enjoy the beautiful outside patio at this brunch spot on South Congress.
Hands down, Two Hands is one of our favorite spots to get the best brunch on South Congress. You can expect many people waiting for a chance to eat at this popular restaurant. I mean after looking at the menu, who wouldn’t want to take a bite out of every single menu item. They serve both breakfast and dinner options which offers a nice variety. We suggest trying the mushroom and green toast which comes on sourdough bread with roasted mushrooms, braised charred greens, poached egg, herbed tahini, za’atar, and the option of adding avocado. Another good classic is the avocado toast with an added poached egg!
This brunch spot on South Congress is the perfect place for seafood lovers or anyone that wants to try a new experience. Perla’s restaurant serves up fresh fish and oysters that are flown in daily from both the East and West Coast. A few brunch menu items that are sure to make your mouth water are the crab Florentine, lobster omelet, and wood-grilled creole oysters. Every menu item is truly delicious and their patio is one of the best on South Congress!
Weekend brunch would not be the same without The Meteor. It truly is one of the ultimate spots to get the best brunch on South Congress. A favorite item of ours is their Buttermilk Sourdough Waffles made with chocolate chunks, whipped cream, maple syrup, and crazy house butter.
In addition to other in-house specials that they offer, The Meteor serves pastries, fancy toasts, and breakfast burritos. They also have delicious soups, salads, and sandwiches at lunch!
Jo’s Coffee is the perfect brunch spot on South Congress and best coffee shop in South Austin, serving hot and cold caffeinated drinks to provide you your daily caffeine kick! The South Congress location is right outside of Hotel San José which makes it a prime spot to grab a cup when you are on the move and to take a photo at the i love you so much mural.
The options are endless – do you want turbo coffee with chocolate, hazelnut, or coffee cream served over crushed ice? Jo’s Coffee has you covered! I may be baised, but Jo’s is the closest place you will get to coffee heaven. In true Austin fashion, it is also a great place for brunch as they serve delicious breakfast tacos that are sure to leave you craving for more. With a full breakfast, lunch, and weekend brunch menu, there is something for every meal here.
Talk about a great place to take your weekend date for brunch, lunch, and dinner! With local and sustainable ingredients, this menu is sure to please everyone’s palate. Be prepared to dive into a unique Japanese dining experience that is inspired by the colorful Harajuku culture complete with gluten-free, vegan and vegetarian items. Every food item truly showcases a new flavor filled with lots of spices and unique taste at this brunch spot on South Congress.
Best Brunch on South Congress
The next time you’re wondering where to go for your brunch outing, make sure to take a look back on this blog. All of these restaurants are the top spots for the best brunch on South Congress. With yummy options at each spot, you will not be disappointed!
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