The least believable aspect of Sex and the City? The idea that an attorney, a gallery owner, a public relations professional, and a writer would have the time to meet up for brunch every Sunday and share the latest dish. Regardless, brunch is queen in Austin, and for groups who can get it together to make a timely matchup, these are some of the best places to sink your teeth into something juicy, not to mention have a bite to eat.
Brunch served Sunday, open at 10:30 a.m.
The je ne sais quoi that makes this brunch special? A million brilliant, mostly French flavors from expertly crafted frites, an indulgent Croque Madame, a warm, frothy cappuccino, and a host of other special opportunities to treat your tongue. Place your order, seat yourself, and prepare to enjoy.
Brunch served Saturday and Sunday, 11 a.m.–3 p.m.
Ahh, La Condesa. Before you even get to the delicious food, your eyes get a taste of the deliciously pretty, award-winning interiors. The eggs and carne asada is a standout dish with wood-grilled hanger steak, chimichurri, fried eggs, and duck fat–braised potatoes.
Brunch served Saturday and Sunday, 11 a.m.–2 p.m.
Traditional, old-Austin standbys meet contemporary chic. Frito pie, fried green tomatoes, and barbecue plates never tasted so exquisite. With a deliberate, steady approach, rowdy-crowd favorites simply shine.
Brunch served Sunday, 10 a.m.–2 p.m.
The culinary variety and top-notch service put TRIO’s brunch at the top of the list of the finest brunch experiences. From sushi to fried chicken and waffles, you might want to sketch out your plan of attack.
More egg-cellent options
Along with hearty comfort foods at Moonshine’s Sunday brunch, try The Ruby Slipper Martini (with vodka, champagne, grapefruit, and Grenadine.) It will convince you that there’s no place like Moonshine.
Tacos and Tequila’s lively weekend brunch buffet features adventuresome options like a build-your-own street taco bar.
The Steeping Room offers light fare with updates to classic breakfast items like organic oatmeal with banana brulee.