Best Breakfast in Austin | 5 restaurants that cater!

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Embark on a culinary journey through the best breakfast restaurants in Austin, where the morning unfolds with tantalizing flavors and unforgettable dining experiences. Finding the best breakfast in a city renowned for its vibrant food culture and Tex-Mex influences can be a delightful adventure. 

In this guide, we’ve curated a list of the top five restaurants in Austin that serve the most delectable morning fare and bring their culinary excellence to your doorstep with catering services. Whether you’re planning a corporate event, a special celebration, or a casual gathering, these establishments are set to elevate your breakfast affair in the Texas capital to new heights. 

Get ready to savor the best breakfast in Austin right at your fingertips!

5 Best Breakfast in Austin, TX

Kerbey Lane Cafe pancakes

Looking for the best breakfast in Austin, TX? Look no further! We have rounded up the top 5 breakfast restaurants in Austin that are perfect for satisfying your morning cravings and, to cap it off, also offer catering services that will certainly serve your home, party, or company. Whether you are searching for a quick bite or a leisurely brunch, these restaurants will impress. So grab yourself a cup of coffee, and let’s dive into the best breakfast spots in Austin, TX!

Sour Duck Market

Opened in 2018, this cozy place in Central East Austin just by Downtown combines a bakery, restaurant, bar and beer garden for a fun happy hour, offering fresh and creative breakfast options for gluten-free and lactose-free patrons included, not to mention it is a pet-friendly destination. The Sour Duck Market, a creation from the mind of James Beard Foundation Award nominee chef Bryce Gilmore, prioritize local ingredients and has a relaxed and welcoming atmosphere, which can be booked for groups of 13+ people (up to reserving the entire place for large groups) on request.

  • Recommended dishes: the Breakfast taco ($ 4.99), which includes scrambled egg, fries, red chile salsa, onion, jalapeno, cilantro, queso fresco in the Duck’s homemade flour tortilla, and the Smoked mushroom Danish ($ 5.25) that comes filled with swiss cheese and chevre in perfect croissant-like dough topped by sesame seeds.
  • Address: 1814 E Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Austin, TX 78702 – click for directions and customer reviews
  • Hours: Wednesdays and Thursdays, from 10 AM to 9 PM; Fridays, from 10 AM to 10 PM; Saturdays, from 9 AM to 10 PM; Sundays, from 9 AM to 9 PM. Closed on Mondays and Tuesdays.
  • Phone: (512) 394-5776
  • Website: Sour Duck Market for complete menu, takeout orders and catering and reservation information
  • Instagram: @sourduckmarket

Café No Sé

Situated in South Congress Avenue, in the neighborhood of Travis Heights in South Austin, this cafe is known for its modern and vibrant aesthetic where, according to chef Sarah Mar-Chun, is a spot thought to either “dress up or dress down”, according to the customers’ mood. Café No Sé offers a mix of healthy dishes and indulgent options, all in the melting pot of Tex-Mex and Southern cuisine, and a great variety of coffee.

  • Recommended dishes: the café serves season French Toast options ($ 18.00, weekends only), and features slices of brioche and toppings varying from peach compote to praline and bourbon whipped cream, accompanied by the house’s sweet cream. Also, don’t miss their gluten-free Buttermilk hotcakes ($ 17.00, kids’ option for $ 6.00) served with savory preserved lemons, sweet lemon curd and spiced hibiscus syrup, considered one of Austin’s best breakfast pancakes.
  • Address: 1603 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704 – click for directions and customer reviews
  • Hours: Sundays to Thursdays, from 7 AM to 8 PM; Fridays and Saturdays, from 7 AM to 9 PM.
  • Phone: (512) 942-2061
  • Website: Café No Sé for a complete menu, takeout orders and reservations information
  • Instagram: @cafenoseatx

Biscuits + Groovy

Specializing in biscuit-based dishes, it’s an ideal spot for those seeking quick and comforting breakfast meals and an even more exciting environment for food truck enthusiasts. There is a casual ambiance in both South and North Austin locations with street seats, but don’t let the simple looks fool you. This meal will surely make you smile for the rest of the day!

  • Recommended dishes: B+G has made some headlines for their versions of biscuit breakfast meals, such as The Johnny ($ 12.00) that serves said biscuits with white pepper gravy, sausage, bacon, potatoes, colby jack cheese, black pepper and chives. The Gloria ($ 13.00), on the other hand, is said to be their best-selling dish, with three buttermilk biscuits served aside scrambled eggs, pepper gravy, sausage, bacon, jalapenos, colby jack cheese, black pepper and chives. It is worth mentioning that every dish can also be ordered in vegetarian and vegan variations.
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  • Hours: Mondays to Fridays, from 9 AM to 2 PM; Saturdays and Sundays, from 8:30 AM to 2 PM (both locations).
  • Phone: (512) 220-9720 (North Austin); (512) 373-6031 (South Austin)
  • Website: Biscuits + Groovy for complete menu, takeaway and delivery orders and catering information
  • Instagram: @biscuitsgroovy

Kerbey Lane Café

A landmark in Austin, Kerbey Lane Café is famous for serving comforting dishes and breakfast options in 9 locations in the capital’s metropolitan area. Offers a variety of award-winning traditional plates, including pancakes, toasts, breakfast tacos and other seasonal items, while also providing alternatives for specific diets. While it doesn’t offer full-service catering, the to-go Family Package options will certainly fulfil most needs for large groups.

  • Recommended dishes: one should not leave the Café without trying their Breakfast tacos ($ 3.99 and $7.99) with meat, veggie, vegan and gluten-free filling options from sausage and bacon to tofu scramble, all joined by their homemade salsa. The all-time Tex-Mex favorite Migas ($ 11.29 + optional) is also a must, served with black beans, Mexican rice and a mix of scrambled eggs, tortillas and pico de gallo.
  • Address: 3704 Kerbey Ln, Austin, TX 78731 (see directions and reviews) and 8 other locations in the Austin metro area. Visit the website for a full address and contact list.
  • Hours: Daily, from 7 AM to 10 PM (Kerbey Ln location). See the website below for more information.
  • Phone: (512) 451-1436 (Kerbey Ln location)
  • Website: Kerbey Lane Cafe for complete menu, full list of store locations and hours, online orders and waitlist and more
  • Instagram: @kerbeylanecafe


Located in a space that used to be a laundromat in the heart of the Holly neighborhood of East Austin, this restaurant offers a modern and eclectic setting for breakfast. The Launderette’s menu features innovative options and delicious dishes that can also be served in their catering services and events for small and large groups of people. Brunches are served on weekends for those who wish a relaxing, contemplative and delicious hangout.

  • Recommended dishes: The Launderette’s The Americana ($ 16.00) is exactly what one can expect for a to-go classic American breakfast, with fine toast and sunny eggs accompanied by roasted tomatoes, oyster mushrooms and bacon. Leaving the US, the menu offers some Mediterranean taste with the Potato latkes ($ 12.00), served with homemade apple sauce and crème fraiche.
  • Address: 2115 Holly St, Austin, TX 78702 – click for directions and customer reviews
  • Hours: Daily, from 11 AM to 2:15 PM, later from 5 PM to 10 PM.
  • Phone: (512) 382-1599
  • Website: Launderette – Austin, TX ( for complete menu
  • Instagram: @launderetteatx

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