Magnolia Cafe — South Congress

Open 24 hours a day, the neon sign outside quips, "Sorry, we're open." The wait can be a bear on weekends, but there's shaded seating outside and free coffee. The dining room looks like your favorite aunt's house, adorned with obnoxious tablecloths and wall art by local artists. The food is similarly warm and comforting, a blend of veggie-friendly dishes, Tex-Mex, and escalated diner fare. The pancakes are huge, the potatoes well-seasoned, and the queso worth the calories.


Magnolia Cafe — South Congress
1920 S. Congress Ave.
Austin, TX 78704


Sun: midnight-midnight
Mon: midnight-midnight
Tue: midnight-midnight
Wed: midnight-midnight
Thu: midnight-midnight
Fri: midnight-midnight
Sat: midnight-midnight

Good to Know

  • Editors' Pick
  • Casual
  • $
  • Beer/Wine
  • Breakfast All Day
  • Open 24 Hours
  • Patio/Outdoor Dining
  • Takeout
  • Vegetarian Friendly