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Magnolia Cafe South

) #27 of 3,123 Restaurants in Austin $$ - $$$ American, , Cafe
1920 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704
+1 512-445-0000
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Overview
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (31 reviews)
“home fries” (24 reviews)
Open Now
All hours
CUISINES
American, Southwestern, Cafe, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
1920 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704
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1 - 10 of 738 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Being able to have a post club late night early breakfast was good but the food was good, fairly priced and in a funky place with nice ambience.

Thank David G
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Enjoyed Neptune (seasoned grilled potatoes, avacado, green onion, verde, & lemon sour cream sauces with Jack cheese), eggs, and very good bacon ($16 total). Great service. Clean cafe.

1  Thank 457LisaC
Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week 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 1 week 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 2 weeks 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 2 weeks 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!

1  Thank Stephanie g
Reviewed 3 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 24 May 2017

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

Thank DaveHRoe
Reviewed 23 May 2017

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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
06:00 - 05:30
Monday
06:00 - 05:30
Tuesday
06:00 - 05:30
Wednesday
06:00 - 05:30
Thursday
06:00 - 05:30
Friday
06:00 - 05:30
Saturday
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
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