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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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“brunch” (38 reviews)
“home fries” (25 reviews)
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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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1 - 10 of 791 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

We were visiting friends in Austin and had a day to ourselves to explore. We asked for some local flavor in Austin dining and attractions and this was their first choice for breakfast. A great diner for breakfast. Price was reasonable, coffee cup was kept...More

Thank mikesherriwi
Reviewed 1 week ago

I LOVE this place! It's easy to find, easy to get to, the food is outstanding, the wait staff is friendly, and prices are reasonable. The atmosphere and the neighborhood is very "Austin" and so is the décor. For breakfast, the pancakes are as big...More

Thank Donna Lynn M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came to Austin for the first time and ended up having dinner at this restaurant. It's a family friendly restaurant with a large menu, plenty of options and a decent dessert. I enjoyed being here.

Thank Glenaleida
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great for breakfast or anytime. They have a variety of yummy choices on the menu! Great location and easy parking.

Thank Tracy F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great place all day or night. Eclectic menu as well as patrons. Spent many a late night here eating the great food.

Thank Hugh M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a Sunday brunch time visit and there was definitely a crowd. My party’s information was taken and we were invited to browse a neighboring gift shop while we waited. The gift shop was supposed to have a speaker that the hostess could use...More

Thank MikeBHR
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Met here for a brunch double date and was not disappointed. The food came quickly and was delicious. The wait staff was warm and welcoming. The environment was very enjoyable. Everyone at the table had nothing but good things to say about their omelettes and...More

Thank Aaron C
Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

This place is AMAZING! Don't come here if you're looking for gourmet. Don't come here for an expanded wine menu. Come here for a great 24 hour cafe with reasonably priced food, an assorted menu including seafood, Tex mex, burgers, and vegetarian, a beautiful atmosphere...More

1  Thank MontanaLaura
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

Stopped in on a visit to Austin after hearing many good reviews from others. Very big menu with lots of choices depending on your appetite. I chose the Migas with flour tortillas, (first time trying this dish) it was very good. Basically an egg scramble...More

Thank Shim L
Reviewed 1 December 2017

The cafe has a lively atmosphere with a Bohemian edge to it. Staff were pleasant and we didn't have to wait overly long for our food. The food we found to be generally acceptable without being in any way exceptional. However there was one aspect...More

Thank aka_space
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
USD 20
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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