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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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Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (41 reviews)
“home fries” (26 reviews)
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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 78704-3503
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11 - 20 of 826 reviews

Reviewed 2 April 2018

Madame and I checked in at Magnolia Cafe South, right in the heart of the South Congress (SOCO) corridor, for lunch on a recent sunny and warm Tuesday. We'd been wanting to go there for quite some time -- we were attracted not only by...More

Thank Itinerant_scholar
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

We waited for a table for over 40 minutes after being told there would be a 15 minute wait at the most. My over easy eggs were over rock hard, and the home fries were burned on the bottom. After waiting that long for a...More

Thank Cathy R
Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

In town for Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays and wanted something different. This was listed as a Austin Favorite which had my skeptical but it was nearly 10pm so we decided to try it. I had the Tropical Turkey Taco & it was amazing. I mean...More

Thank gibson405
Reviewed 31 March 2018

We heard about this place & wasn't able to make it in past trips to Austin. So this time we had it on our list for breakfast. The breakfast tacos did live up to our expectations. The service was good. A little slow at first,...More

Thank ALAN W
Reviewed 27 March 2018

I ate here twice during my stay in Austin for SXSW. The joy of this place is that they're open 24 hours which is useful considering a lot of the other places in the area close at 10pm. Perfect to come here after a night...More

Thank justinebaybe
Reviewed 17 March 2018

Excellent always! I mostly get breakfast because of the lemon sour cream sauce on the magnolia omelet, not to mention the varieties of eggs benedict. My husband loves the chicken quesadillas. We've enjoyed every single meal there. The funky décor and relaxed atmosphere is also...More

Thank WishIWasHereorThere
Reviewed 16 March 2018

We went during lunch time, very busy, but we got in quickly. The service was extremely great. We sat in the covered outside area, waitress Jenny, from Portland OR., gave us super service even though they were busy. Are appetizer , queso came quickly.. Follow...More

Thank 263kenj
Reviewed 12 March 2018

Funky diner type place with an interesting menu. Not a huge parking lot (maybe 20 cars). Food was very tasty. I would recommend it and would definitely return again

Thank SlymanChicago
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 20
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 am - 5:30 am
Monday
6:00 am - 5:30 am
Tuesday
6:00 am - 5:30 am
Wednesday
6:00 am - 5:30 am
Thursday
6:00 am - 5:30 am
Friday
6:00 am - 5:30 am
Saturday
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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