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Austin Best Brunch Restaurants


The most versatile—and decadent—meal of the week, brunch with family and friends is a great way to enjoy gourmet food on a laid-back weekend. Linger over strawberry waffles, have a hearty starter of an omelet with crispy bacon, sip a glass of Champagne, or dive into a succulent plate of crabs' legs. Anything goes at this not-quite-breakfast, not-quite-lunch event. We've done the legwork for you, so just sit back, relax, and search our list of the best brunch restaurants in Austin.

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Chez Zee American Bistro American
12/20
5406 Balcones Dr.
Austin, TX 78731
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Comfort food in an energetic setting. More...

Eastside Cafe Eclectic
13/20
2113 Manor Rd.
Austin, TX 78722
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Earthy favorite graced with the garden of your dreams and a tree-shaded patio. More...

Enoteca Vespaio Italian
13/20
1610 S. Congress Ave.
Austin, TX 78704
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This offspring of the original Vespaio next door is a combined deli, market, café and wine bar. More...

Fonda San Miguel Mexican
14/20
2330 W. North Loop Blvd.
Austin, TX 78756
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Austin’s landmark for upscale interior Mexico cuisine. More...

Green Pastures French
15/20
811 W. Live Oak St.
Austin, TX 78704
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Peacocks stroll the lovely estate, the service includes tableside preparations, and the kitchen transforms ingredients into decadence. More...

Lamberts Barbecue Barbecue
13/20
Dining Room at Lamberts Barbecue, Austin, TX Schneider Brothers Building
401 W. Second St.
Austin, TX 78701
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Gussied-up barbecue invented by renowned local chef Lou Lambert. More...

Moonshine Patio Bar & Grill Contemporary
13/20
Dining Room at Moonshine Patio Bar & Grill, Austin, TX 303 Red River St.
Austin, TX 78701
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Friendly, folksy restaurant serves innovative down-home food and drink in a historic space. More...

Perla's Seafood & Oyster Bar Seafood
15/20
Dining Room at Perla 1400 S. Congress Ave.
Austin, TX 78704
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Fresh seafood with a subtle approach and a strong wine list. More...

South Congress Cafe Cajun
12/20
Dining Room at South Congress Cafe, Austin, TX 1600 S. Congress Ave.
Austin, TX 78704
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Mod little eatery serves terrific Cajun-Southwestern fare in trendy SoCo area. More...

TRIO Steakhouse
14/20
Four Seasons Hotel Austin
98 San Jacinto Blvd.
Austin, TX 78701
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Vibrantly modern seafood-and-steakhouse with a strong wine program. More...

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