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7 Of The Best Brunch Spots In Austin, Texas

By Parker Diakite

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Do you consider yourself to be a foodie? If so, you should add Austin, Texas’ culinary scene to your list of destinations.

Recently, Austin was ranked as one of the top 10 best cities in America for foodies. According to the study from WalletHub, Austin is perfect for those who crave different flavors but also want to savor the exploratory experience of eating, learning and discovering food.

Not sure where to go? Travel Noire has you covered. Here are the 7 best brunch spots in Austin.

Biscuits and Groovy

Biscuits and Groovy proves that there is truly an art to this fluffy and buttery brunch favorite.

You can choose a freshly baked buttermilk biscuit smothered in white pepper gravy with sausage and chives known as the “biscuits + groovy” or try something sweeter like the “bee gee” served with homemade bourbon peach jam.

Krack of Dawn Donuts

Krack of Dawn (KOD) is a family business that’s nothing like your average donut shop. In addition to donuts,  they specialize in homemade southern comfort meals including shrimp and grits, chicken and waffles, and more for brunch.

Photo courtesy of Krack of Dawn Donuts

Texas French Bread

Brunch is served in this beautiful restaurant on Saturdays and Sundays from 8 am to 3 pm.

It’s the perfect place if you’re looking for an elegant place to dine.

The brunch menu includes a French omelet,  breakfast tostadas, eggs benedict, pancakes, and challah French toast.

Arlo Grey

What you will love about Arlo Grey is the restaurant’s variety. In other words – it’s the perfect place for you and some of your picky brunch buddies.

Items on the brunch menu range from healthy items, including smoothies, a wild rice and quinoa bowl, and chickpea fries to comfort-carb filled foods.

The croissant and bread pudding and French toast with coconut and cardamom are favorites among brunch-goers.

Weekend brunch is served on Saturdays and Sundays from 10 am to 3 pm.

Photo courtesy of Arlo Grey

Odd Duck

If you’re tired of the same ol’ same ol’, then Odd Duck is for you as it’s truly one of a kind.  The brunch menu includes items such as seeded pretzel sticks, griddled johnnycakes,  breakfast belly with pork belly jam, and a goat chili Frito pie.

In addition to the food,  loyal brunchers enjoy the unique and corky atmosphere that Odd Duck provides.

Julie Myrtille Bakery

At one point in time, French baker Julie Myrtille was an Austin farmer’s market fave known for her French baked goods, including croissants, cannelés, tarts and more.

It’s what prompted her to open a bakery counter known as Julie Myrtille Bakery.

The French-inspired brunch menu includes French toast, eggs benedict, breakfast sandwiches made with croissants, and her famous pastries.

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Better Half Coffee & Cocktails

Better Half’s weekend brunch menu features sweet corn pancakes, chicken biscuit sandwiches, waffle iron hashbrowns, and lemon poppy seed donut holes.

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