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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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American, Southwestern, Cafe, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1920 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704-3503
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Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Awesome breakfast menu, great service and love the patio. Try the gingerbread pancakes...they were awesome. Everyone in the family ordered something different and it was all delicious ! Fast service and friendly staff!

Thank Carol A
Reviewed 4 March 2018

Been there several times. Great for breakfast or lunch. The place is very busy so be prepared to wait. It's busy because it's good.

Thank Q7970YVjohnc
Reviewed 4 March 2018

Stopped by for dinner on way to Austin evening drive through town. Great down home food and great service.

Thank DanWaileaMaui
Reviewed 4 March 2018

Jam-packed with people on a weekend morning , it's not for the faint of heart. There's free coffee while you wait if you can squeeze yourself over to grab some. Once seated the ordering and food delivery was fairly quick. I ordered yogurt & granola...More

Thank alltraveln0w0rk
Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

Excellent service and food. Short wait on a busy Saturday morning. Friendly and attentive service. Flaco Taco was rather large. Glad I only ordered 1. Gingerbread pancakes were wonderful!

Thank Terry M
Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

Love that this place is open 24 hours! Made it easy to stop in for a delicious breakfast before driving to San Antonio. The huevos rancheros were delish, as was the breakfast fajita (eggs, bacon, cheese & avocado). Also tasty - the gingerbread pancakes! Parking...More

Thank jenncha
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

We enjoy Magnolias for a late night breakfast adventure. Food is great, they're always busy but wait staff is always friendly and food is served in decent time especially when they are packed. They also have healthy menu choices as well. Will be back soon!

Thank Shelly W
Reviewed 17 February 2018 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 16 February 2018 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 12 February 2018 via mobile

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

Thank Scott 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
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 5:30 AM
6:00 AM - 5:30 AM
6:00 AM - 5:30 AM
6:00 AM - 5:30 AM
6:00 AM - 5:30 AM
6:00 AM - 5:30 AM
6:00 AM - 5:30 AM
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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