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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 23 August 2016

Austin is a very health conscience town. That said on the weekends folks like to sleep in a bit. So if you can get to the Magnolia before 9am you have to wait in that long line that happens after 9am on the weekends. All...More

Thank jdgvjm
Reviewed 16 August 2016

I used to love Magnolia Cafe and I'm not sure if my expectations and taste have been elevated or their food is not as good, but I'm usually disappointed when I go now. Don't get me wrong, this is still an okay option for eating...More

Thank AABerry
Reviewed 13 August 2016

I meet my daughter here for breakfast frequently. The service is great. The menu has things on it that aren't on all menus. Poached eggs for one and great fruit plates. Nice food and a loud atmosphere. A good place to eat.

Thank Stiglitz11
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Went here on a Saturday morning with friends around 11am. The food was great and reasonably priced. We did have to wait about 30min to be seated, because there where plenty of other folks here for breakfast as well.

Thank William M
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

We like this place so much we've made a special trip for just the coffee and pie, (we live 3 hours away)...well this is Austin, so maybe not just to come here : -) but definitely a stop when we're in town. Breakfast always a...More

Thank P-n-DTravelinDuo
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

I went this past Sunday 8/7 and there was a 40 min wait, but it was worth it. We sat in the back patio and although it was crazy hot they had enough fans blowing it was comfortable. The menu has a lot of choices....More

Thank VeronicaA44
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Scipioni......delicious food, open 24hrs, peop k e are nice. Be warned:super crowded on weekend mornings. Bring candy for the staff and your patience .

Thank TheJCrews
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Had a delicious breakfast taco and coffee. My friends had French toast and an omelette and bagel. Everything was delicious.

Thank Hub2112
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

The food is really delicious and it was surprisingly not crowded. I had the queso and chips, voodoo chicken sandwich, and peanut butter pie. All were amazing! Also Magnolia Cafe is the only place on South Congress that seems to have a parking lot!

Thank Rachel C
Reviewed 5 August 2016

Magnolia Cafe is great, from the great food to the creative tagline (Sorry, We're Open - 24/8). The omelette of the day is always a good choice. Great french toast, as well as tasty fish tacos! Never had a bad or even mediocre experience here.

Thank turbotrevor
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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, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
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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