Austin, Texas is a city for foodies. There are a number of great places to eat here in this Texas city, no matter if you’re looking for a great dinner place or brunch spot. After a fun-filled night on the town, you’re going to want a nourishing and delicious breakfast. Therefore hit up one of these incredible brunch places in the Bat City. From pancakes to hash to benedicts, you’ll find the brunch of dreams at one of these best brunch spots in Austin, Texas.
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Holy Roller (Nearby Hotels)
Holy Roller tops this list because it seems to have it all – great food, great drinks and a playful vibe that no one can deny. Sprinkled with religious satire and punk rock decor, this unique eatery is exactly what you would expect from an Austin brunch spot. With brunch served all day, you can get your brunch fix no matter what hour it is. Cure your hangover with a fluffy biscuit, some fried chicken, or a well-made cocktail at Holy Roller.
Bouldin Creek Cafe (Nearby Hotels)
If you’re looking for a vegetarian-friendly brunch spot in the Bat City, then head to Bouldin Creek Cafe. This Austin eatery is a local favorite that even meat eaters will enjoy. The breakfast tacos here are a fan favorite but the menu has a wide variety of dishes so everyone in your party will find something they enjoy here. Along with a great drink menu and brunch served all day, Bouldin Creek Cafe definitely deserves a spot on this list.
Pitchfork Pretty (Nearby Hotels)
Head to Austin’s Eastside for brunch at Pitchfork Pretty. This eclectic restaurant has a ranch-inspired menu all made in a cute, A-frame building. Enjoy a slice of cornbread alongside your eggs, or maybe you’re just in the mood for oysters and a cocktail. The home cooked dishes on the menu are elevated here, as you’ll find breakfast favorites but with a unique twist like toast topped with blue crab, scones made with bacon and pecans, or a poached quail egg benedict.
Emmer & Rye (Nearby Hotels)
If you’re looking for local and fresh ingredients for your next Sunday brunch, then look no further than Emmer & Rye. The one thing that continues to draws patrons here, for either dinner or brunch, is the dim sum cart. For dinner, the cart will roll up to your table full of dishes like beef tartare or blue crab fingers. During Sunday brunch, the cart is stocked with delicious pastries. If the items from the cart aren’t for you, then the main dishes on the menu here will surely please your taste buds. With breakfast entrees like egg sandwiches, egg scrambles or buckwheat crepes, you’ll wish that Emmer & Rye served brunch more than just one day out of the week.
Sway Thai (Nearby Hotels)
Sway Thai is a well known Thai restaurant in Texas’ capital city. You probably wouldn’t expect a Thai restaurant to be on this list of best brunch spots but Sway Thai is not your average Thai establishment. By mixing traditional Thai flavors with modern tastes, Sway Thai executes a delicious brunch. Brunch favorites here are the basil chicken and waffles, crab and eggs, and mapow biscuits and gravy. Although Sway Thai only serves brunch on the weekends, there are four Sway Thai locations in Austin so you’re sure to find one wherever you are in the Austin area.
Paperboy (Nearby Hotels)
This list of Austin brunch spots wouldn’t be complete without mentioning a food truck. Paperboy is a food truck found on the Eastside. With brunch served Tuesday through Sunday, Paperboy fulfills your need for a great brunch during the weekday. The coffee, pastries and breakfast sandwiches alone are worth a stop here. Menu items like the hash made with pork belly and sweet potatoes is a great way to start your morning.
Odd Duck (Nearby Hotels)
You may experience a wait when you visit Odd Duck for Sunday brunch. The food here is worth the wait, as Odd Duck creates an eclectic and innovative brunch menu. With favorites like the tater tot hash, fried eggs served with andouille sausage, and even an eggplant pancake, Odd Duck puts your regular pancake and egg brunch to shame.
Banger’s Sausage House & Beer Garden (Nearby Hotels)
Carnivores looking for a meat-filled brunch experience should hit up Banger’s Sausage House & Beer Garden on Sundays. If Saturday night was too fun and you want the drinks to flow well into the morning, then Banger’s is a great spot to party in the a.m. This sausage house and bar typically features live bands, a wide variety of beers on tap, and of course sausages. Banger’s is also a place with good portions, so you won’t find those tiny brunch dishes here. Try The Kitchen Sink, a brunch dish that basically features every breakfast item on the menu.
Contigo Austin (Nearby Hotels)
You don’t need to be a cowboy to enjoy this ranch-style brunch at Contigo. You’ll find brunch classics like quiche and Bloody Mary’s, or you can step outside of your comfort zone with one of Contigo’s unique brunch dishes like the beef tongue hash or the rabbit and dumplings. Sit yourself down on one of Contigo’s picnic tables and embrace the delicious brunch food here, no matter if you’re coming to heal your hangover or just stopping by for a well-made doughnut.