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Magnolia Cafe South

) #28 of 3,126 Restaurants in Austin $$ - $$$ American, , Cafe
1920 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704
+1 512-445-0000
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (31 reviews)
“home fries” (24 reviews)
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American, Southwestern, Cafe, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1920 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I have eaten at Magnolia many times over the years, but never have done a review before. The menu is a bit eccentric, so if you are looking for just the standard care fare you may want to go somewhere else. They are open 24/7...More

Thank AustinPiper
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited Magnolia Cafe for brunch on Thursday. Parking was easy and their was no wait. Service was great and the menu has lots of great options. Unfortunately for the DDD enthusiast, the only thing remaining in their menu that Guy tried was the gingerbread...More

Thank camillechasteen
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped in for breakfast and my husband had the pancakes which were delicious. I had avocado Benedict and it was good. The coffee was ever flowing and good for cafe coffee. It has a great atmosphere and ample parking which is hard to find...More

Thank lesliebB4132GE
Reviewed 1 week ago

Love this location as well as the other. Expect to wait in a line but it is worth it. We love the "dumpling" appetizer. Pancakes are amazingly good.

Thank Amy A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What's to say it was all good. Super friendly efficient staff. Quick service. Pleasant atmosphere for a breakfast. The food was all very good. The buttermilk pancake smelled so good coming to the table and tasted even better. The omelet was just enough and done...More

Thank Rick R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was on a timed lunch break, stopped here because there was a parking lot with a empty space. Packed cafe. Decided to get food to go. Was able to go straight to the bar. Food was amazing! Service was great. Glad I stopped out of...More

Thank Davyea
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I arrived just in time. The line was out the door after I was seated. This is a cute diner that is very busy. The food is fresh and delicious. The servers are friendly and effective despite the high volume. They will even crack a...More

Thank emotionalbutterfly
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Breakfast here is worth the wait. Sit on the patio if you have a chance. The pancakes are huge and filling and are available many different varieties from blueberry to chocolate chip.

Thank sridgemom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My friend is Vegan so we can have challenges eating out. Magnolia has you covered!! I had a delicious salmon dish and she had multiple vegan options. Confession...we ate there 3 meals in a row, although the 2nd meal was at the other location :-)...More

Thank TLD88
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We got here "before midnight", but they are open 24 hours, and serve a fabulous breakfast for 24 hours. We came here for dinner. My son and I both got the grilled to order 8 oz select cut beef tenderloin- and it turned out to...More

Thank Cakes77
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:00 - 05:30
06:00 - 05:30
06:00 - 05:30
06:00 - 05:30
06:00 - 05:30
06:00 - 05:30
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
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