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Magnolia Cafe

2304 Lake Austin Blvd. (Veterans Dr.) Send to Phone
512-478-8645 | Menu
With its combination of affordable hippie and Southwestern fare, Magnolia Café offers a definitive Austin experience.

Open 24 hours
Open late

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Magnolia Cafe Restaurant Review

: Every college town has at least one 24/7 café, and Magnolia was Austin's first. After a quarter century, it continues to thrive based on convenient hours, huge portions and dirt-cheap prices. But be warned: You’ll need the strong, limitless coffee to get you through the wait for a table. Big-as-your-face cornmeal and gingerbread pancakes pep up a groggy Sunday morning or deliciously tie up the 3 a.m. Saturday night finale. Lighter lunch appetites will relish the tuna melt or California salad with fresh fruit, avocado, chicken, Jack cheese and sprouts. Burgers, spinach enchiladas and fajitas also keep those big Texas appetites happy. And just in case there weren’t enough options, classic pasta dishes and stir-fries are there for good measure. The menu slogan sums it up: “Everyone knows, everyone goes.”

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