UPDATED Feb 2020
Rise and shine, here are the 23 best breakfasts in Austin that are worth waking up for.
I love Veracruz – for its breakfast migas tacos, fajita tacos, and fresh aqua frescas. Everything is made with all-natural ingredients!
Multiple locations in Austin, veracruzallnatural.com
BIRD BIRD BISCUIT
Biscuit sandwiches now hot & fresh at Bird Bird Biscuit on Manor Rd in East Austin! My favorite is the Queen Beak with fried chicken and bacon-infused chipotle mayo. Open from 7am – 2pm every day except closed on Mondays.
2701 Manor Rd, birdbirdbiscuit.com
For those of you that work downtown, you finally have a ton of breakfast options at the newly opened food hall, Fareground. Henbit, Dai Due Taqueria, and Contigo are open for breakfast.
What to order: Matcha lavender latte, ham & cheese kolache, and breakfast bowl at Henbit.
111 Congress Ave, faregroundaustin.com
High Note just opened next to the Zach Scott theatre by the owners of Kerbey Lane and I was so impressed by their new healthy concept! The food is healthy but really good. High Note opens at 9am during the week and 8am on the weekends.
300 S Lamar Blvd Suite A, highnoteatx.com
SIXTH AND WALLER
East Austin Hotel just opened in East Austin with an all-day cafe that serves breakfast starting at 7am.
1108 E 6th St, Austin, TX, eastaustinhotel.com/the-restaurant/
Joann’s Fine Foods
The cafe inside Austin Motel is pricey but their migas tacos are soo good.
1224 S Congress Ave, joannsaustin.com
Newly opened in South Austin, Phoebe’s Diner is serving up flapjacks, breakfast platters with thick-cut bacon and brisket, and Cafe du Monde coffee.
533 Oltorf St, phoebesdiner.com
If you’re looking for a healthy breakfast that is gluten-free and paleo, Picnik is your spot.
What to order: harvest hash, avocado toast, breakfast tacos, superfood muesli, bone broth, and mocha latte
4801 Burnet Rd, picnikaustin.com
HAT CREEK COMPANY
Don’t have time for breakfast? Hat Creek Burger Company serves a hearty breakfast that’s fast and healthy. Breakfast platters and tacos are made with organic Vital Farm eggs, fresh avocado, and their housemade sauerkraut.
*Multiple locations, hatcreekburgers.com
Rise and shine at June’s on South Congress with the Café Breakfast – eggs, sliced ham & gruyère, housemade jam, and buttered english muffin.
1722 S Congress Ave, junesallday.com
The Snooze classic with sunny side up eggs, chorizo, English muffin, and crispy hash browns with Cholula hot sauce is my go-to every time. Make sure to ask for crispy hash browns.
What to order: Snooze classic and a side of pancakes.
3800 N Lamar Blvd #120 & 1700 S Lamar Blvd #301, snoozeeatery.com
You can not only get coffee at Patika but also breakfast. Choose from avocado toast with soft-boiled egg, fried egg & bacon toast, breakfast sandwiches, and daily quiche.
2159 S Lamar Blvd, patikacoffee.com
Now here’s a delicious reason to get out of bed. Épicerie’s breakfast menu includes both savory and sweet items, along with a strong focus on the new coffee program — perfect for those who need that extra push to wake up in the morning. You can dine in the airy, cheerful dining room, or take it to-go, as all menu items are designed for on-the-run convenience.
2307 Hancock Dr, epicerieaustin.com
Swing by for a hot breakfast with fresh coffee and the daily newspaper that worth getting out of bed for! My favorite was the steak & eggs sandwich with Wagyu hanger steak, sunny up egg, chimichurri mayo on a brioche bun!
1112 E 12th St, paperboyaustin.com
ELIZABETH ST CAFE
There’s a reason why everyone loves Elizabeth St Cafe.
1501 S 1st St, elizabethstreetcafe.com
CAFE NO SE
If you’re looking for a healthier breakfast option, try the red quinoa porridge at Cafe No Se. My fav is the ricotta hotcakes with maple syrup.
1603 S Congress Ave, cafenoseaustin.com
SEE ALSO: Weekend Brunch At Café No Sé
Start your day with Hillside Farmacy’s big brekkie with 2 eggs, bacon, homefries, and toast. Or the eggs in a bowl with 2 poached farm eggs, mozzarella curd, sautéed kale, grape tomatoes & zucchini, and focaccia croutons.
1209 E 11th St, hillsidefarmacy.com
Yes, you can have chocolate peanut butter pie for breakfast. You can also have fried chicken and waffles at 3AM in the morning at 24 Diner because breakfast is available 24/7.
600 N Lamar Blvd, 24diner.com
Josephine House is always on point and my go-t0 is the avocado toast with a fried egg, hot sauce & lime zest on sourdough
UPPER CRUST BAKERY
Upper Crust has been open in Austin for over 28 years making pastries, breads, cakes, pies, and other desserts from scratch.
4508 Burnet Rd, uppercrustbakery.com
I love this East Austin neighborhood cafe in a circa-1887 house that serves fresh coffee, farm-fresh eats, and local pastries.
1010 E Cesar Chavez St, cenoteaustin.com
Tacodeli has the most famous breakfast tacos in Austin and they’re heavenly. You can find them almost everywhere in Austin but go into Tacodeli for the authentic experience.
*Multiple locations, tacodeli.com
You can’t have a breakfast list without including Kerbey Lane. Breakfast served all day long.
*Multiple locations, kerbeylanecafe.com
The Dai Due breakfast with kimchi & fried egg is unbelievably incredible. Plus, breakfast is offered to 3pm for those of you who sleep me, like me.
2406 Manor Rd, daidue.com
Lox, onions, capers, cream cheese, and a homemade bagel. BOOM.
1900 Rosewood Ave, rockstarbagels.com
Winner, winner, chicken dinner! Err.. breakfast! Flyrite Chicken opens at 10am every day serving up chicken sandwiches, wraps, strips, and salads with all-natural chicken raised without antibiotics.
2129 E 7th St, flyritechicken.com/
And for those of you who work downtown, you need to go to Chi’Lantro’s trailer at 8th and Congress for breakfast tacos!
823 Congress, chilantrobbq.com