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Breakfast sandwich from Noble Sandwich Co.
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Where to Find Enjoyable Breakfast Sandwiches in Austin

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Breakfast sandwich from Noble Sandwich Co.
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Austin will always have breakfast tacos, but breakfast sandwiches are just as satisfying for any morning meal or hangover needs.

In Austin, this means mainstays like Noble Sandwich Co.’s sturdy fried egg and chorizo sandwich, options from Paperboy, the triple-egg-filled one at 24 Diner, bagels from Rosen’s Bagel Co. at Wright Bros. Brew & Brew, breakfast arepas at Cafe Nena’i, and others. This update adds Better Half, Bird Bird Biscuit, Sour Duck Market, Nervous Charlie’s, and Carpenters Hall.

For other morning needs, scope out Austin’s best bagels, best breakfast restaurants, cheap breakfasts, breakfast tacos, and coffee shops. For the weekends, check out the city’s essential brunch spots and brunch heatmap. Then, for more sandwiches, there are the best sandwich shops, spots for barbecue sandwiches, and great grilled cheese sandwiches.

If there’s an essential breakfast sandwich missing, let Eater know through the tipline or within the comments.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Nervous Charlie's

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5501 N Lamar Blvd
Austin, TX 78751
(512) 366-5305
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The New York-style deli slings up all sorts of bagels for breakfast, with optional fillings from eggs, lox, cheese, breakfast potatoes, and even Taylor ham.

A breakfast sandwich bagel from Nervous Charlie’s
A breakfast sandwich bagel from Nervous Charlie’s
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2. Noble Sandwich Company

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4805 Burnet Rd
Austin, TX 78756
(512) 382-6248
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Noble Sandwich Co. knows sandwiches, and this especially applies to its morning-ready fried egg and chorizo sandwich, slapped with cheddar and salsa picante for an extra kick. Alas, it’s only available on the weekends.

Breakfast sandwich from Noble
Breakfast sandwich from Noble
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3. Cherrywood Coffeehouse

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1400 E 38th 1/2 St
Austin, TX 78722
(512) 538-1991
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Pick any three breakfast fillings for the customizable toast, bagel, or croissant sandwiches at the neighborhood coffee shop.

4. Mary's Cafe

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3209 Red River St
Austin, TX 78705
(512) 334-9460
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The small central Austin cafe serves up all-day breakfast sandwiches, from the bacon-avocado-tomato-egg-cheese combination on a bagel to the egg-ham-tomato-Swiss cheese on croissant to the egg white wrap.

A breakfast sandwich from Mary’s
A breakfast sandwich from Mary’s
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5. Bird Bird Biscuit

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2701 Manor Rd
Austin, TX 78722
(512) 761-4922
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The small fast-casual Cherrywood spot is all about those biscuit sandwiches, like the Bird Bird Bacon with cheddar cheese and bacon-chipotle mayonnaise and the popular Lovely Day with chicken sausage, eggs, cheese, and basil pesto.

Bird Bird Biscuit’s biscuit sandwiches
Bird Bird Biscuit’s biscuit sandwiches
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6. Sour Duck Market

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1814 E Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
Austin, TX 78702
(512) 394-5776
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Weekday mornings at the fast-casual Bryce Gilmore joint feature two breakfast sandwich options. There’s the “basic” egg and cheese paired with a chili mayonnaise, and the weightier one layered with bacon (or avocado) and tomatoes.

7. Paperboy

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1112 E 12th St
Austin, TX 78702

The breakfast trailer amplifies the classic bacon and egg breakfast sandwich with slathered pimento cheese on a buttermilk bun. The second trailer’s parked at Merit Coffee on South Lamar.

Paperboy’s breakfast sandwich
Paperboy’s breakfast sandwich
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8. Counter Cafe

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626 N. Lamar Blvd.
Austin, TX 78703
(512) 708-8800
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Another classic breakfast sandwich can be found at both locations of Counter Cafe, with nine-grain toasted bread, and the usual vegetable and bacon fixings.

Breakfast sandwich at Counter Cafe
Breakfast sandwich at Counter Cafe
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9. 24 Diner

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600 N Lamar Blvd #G
Austin, TX 78703
(512) 472-5400
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The all-hours diner is perfect for the anytime breakfast sandwich, especially with Easy Tiger bread. In this case, it's a fried egg sandwich made with three eggs, bacon, cheddar, and mayonnaise, served on a bun or toast.

Breakfast sandwich from 24 Diner
Breakfast sandwich from 24 Diner
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10. Better Half Coffee & Cocktails

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406 Walsh St
Austin, TX 78703
(512) 645-0786
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One of the best breakfast sandwiches in Austin can be found at the West Fifth restaurant, where the English muffin houses a crispy hash brown patty, fried egg, arugula, and smoked paprika aioli. Amp it up by adding meat (bacon or sausage patty), thick tomato slice, and an avocado.

11. Walton's Fancy and Staple

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609 W 6th St
Austin, TX 78701
(512) 542-3380
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The deli at Walton’s offers up a dependable ham and egg sandwich and biscuit sandwich with either bacon, ham, or sausages.

The biscuit breakfast sandwich at Walton’s
The biscuit breakfast sandwich at Walton’s
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12. Delray Cafe

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1133 E 11th St
Austin, TX 78702

During the weekends, Delray’s simple breakfast sandwich comes with slider buns, bacon, egg, and cheese.

A breakfast sandwich from Delray Cafe
A breakfast sandwich from Delray Cafe
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13. Rosen's Bagel Co. at Wright Bros. Brew & Brew

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500 San Marcos St #105
Austin, TX 78702
(512) 493-0963
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One of the city’s best bagels can be found over at Wright Bros. Brew & Brew, where Rosen’s Bagel Co. set up shop. Pair the bagels with ingredients like lox, hummus, turkey, and cream cheese of course.

Bagels at Rosen’s
Bagels at Rosen’s
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14. Carpenters Hall

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400 Josephine St
Austin, TX 78704
(512) 675-5020
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Breakfast at the Carpenter Hotel’s restaurant includes an egg sandwich made with calabrian-chili butter and cheese on sourdough bread. Even better: there’s optional ham, bacon, or sausages.

15. Cenote

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1010 E Cesar Chavez St.
Austin, TX 78702
(512) 524-1311
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A sturdy breakfast sandwich can be found at both locations of Cenote (the other in Windsor Park) with eggs and cheese between ciabatta bread, topped with bacon, chorizo, turkey, or avocado.

A breakfast sandwich from Cenote
A breakfast sandwich from Cenote
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16. Banger's Sausage House & Beer Garden

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81 Rainey St
Austin, TX 78701
(512) 386-1656
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Banger’s uses a breakfast sausage patty for its egg sandwich, all between an English muffin and white cheddar cheese during Sunday brunch.

A breakfast sandwich from Banger’s
A breakfast sandwich from Banger’s
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17. Patika

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2159 S Lamar Blvd
Austin, TX 78704
(512) 535-3955
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The breakfast sandwich from the South Lamar coffee shop comes with fried eggs, grilled tomatoes, bacon, and a spicy aji amarillo mayonnaise, all within a pretzel roll.

A breakfast sandwich from Patika
A breakfast sandwich from Patika
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18. Bouldin Creek Café

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1900 S 1st St
Austin, TX 78704
(512) 416-1601
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Choose either scrambled or fried eggs with breakfast sandwiches at the vegetarian-friendly cafe, which comes either on grilled toast or a toasted bagel.

19. Cafe Nena'i

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1700 Montopolis Dr Ste A
Austin, TX 78741

The Latin American cafe’s take on breakfast sandwiches makes use of arepas filled with eggs, ham, and cheese.

The breakfast arepa at Cafe Nena’i
The breakfast arepa at Cafe Nena’i
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20. Wholy Bagel

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4404 W William Cannon Dr
Austin, TX 78749
(512) 899-0200
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One of Austin’s go-to bagel stores offer plenty of breakfast bagel options and simple fillings like Taylor ham, Canadian bacon, pastrami, eggs, and cheese.

1. Nervous Charlie's

5501 N Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78751
A breakfast sandwich bagel from Nervous Charlie’s
A breakfast sandwich bagel from Nervous Charlie’s
Nervous Charlie’s [Official]

The New York-style deli slings up all sorts of bagels for breakfast, with optional fillings from eggs, lox, cheese, breakfast potatoes, and even Taylor ham.

5501 N Lamar Blvd
Austin, TX 78751

2. Noble Sandwich Company

4805 Burnet Rd, Austin, TX 78756
Breakfast sandwich from Noble
Breakfast sandwich from Noble
Noble Sandwich Co./Facebook

Noble Sandwich Co. knows sandwiches, and this especially applies to its morning-ready fried egg and chorizo sandwich, slapped with cheddar and salsa picante for an extra kick. Alas, it’s only available on the weekends.

4805 Burnet Rd
Austin, TX 78756

3. Cherrywood Coffeehouse

1400 E 38th 1/2 St, Austin, TX 78722

Pick any three breakfast fillings for the customizable toast, bagel, or croissant sandwiches at the neighborhood coffee shop.

1400 E 38th 1/2 St
Austin, TX 78722

4. Mary's Cafe

3209 Red River St, Austin, TX 78705
A breakfast sandwich from Mary’s
A breakfast sandwich from Mary’s
Mary’s Pop Shop/Facebook

The small central Austin cafe serves up all-day breakfast sandwiches, from the bacon-avocado-tomato-egg-cheese combination on a bagel to the egg-ham-tomato-Swiss cheese on croissant to the egg white wrap.

3209 Red River St
Austin, TX 78705

5. Bird Bird Biscuit

2701 Manor Rd, Austin, TX 78722
Bird Bird Biscuit’s biscuit sandwiches
Bird Bird Biscuit’s biscuit sandwiches
Chelsea Laine Francis

The small fast-casual Cherrywood spot is all about those biscuit sandwiches, like the Bird Bird Bacon with cheddar cheese and bacon-chipotle mayonnaise and the popular Lovely Day with chicken sausage, eggs, cheese, and basil pesto.

2701 Manor Rd
Austin, TX 78722

6. Sour Duck Market

1814 E Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Austin, TX 78702

Weekday mornings at the fast-casual Bryce Gilmore joint feature two breakfast sandwich options. There’s the “basic” egg and cheese paired with a chili mayonnaise, and the weightier one layered with bacon (or avocado) and tomatoes.

1814 E Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
Austin, TX 78702

7. Paperboy

1112 E 12th St, Austin, TX 78702
Paperboy’s breakfast sandwich
Paperboy’s breakfast sandwich
Paperboy [Official]

The breakfast trailer amplifies the classic bacon and egg breakfast sandwich with slathered pimento cheese on a buttermilk bun. The second trailer’s parked at Merit Coffee on South Lamar.

1112 E 12th St
Austin, TX 78702

8. Counter Cafe

626 N. Lamar Blvd., Austin, TX 78703
Breakfast sandwich at Counter Cafe
Breakfast sandwich at Counter Cafe
Counter Cafe/Facebook

Another classic breakfast sandwich can be found at both locations of Counter Cafe, with nine-grain toasted bread, and the usual vegetable and bacon fixings.

626 N. Lamar Blvd.
Austin, TX 78703

9. 24 Diner

600 N Lamar Blvd #G, Austin, TX 78703
Breakfast sandwich from 24 Diner
Breakfast sandwich from 24 Diner
24 Diner/Facebook

The all-hours diner is perfect for the anytime breakfast sandwich, especially with Easy Tiger bread. In this case, it's a fried egg sandwich made with three eggs, bacon, cheddar, and mayonnaise, served on a bun or toast.

600 N Lamar Blvd #G
Austin, TX 78703

10. Better Half Coffee & Cocktails

406 Walsh St, Austin, TX 78703

One of the best breakfast sandwiches in Austin can be found at the West Fifth restaurant, where the English muffin houses a crispy hash brown patty, fried egg, arugula, and smoked paprika aioli. Amp it up by adding meat (bacon or sausage patty), thick tomato slice, and an avocado.

406 Walsh St
Austin, TX 78703

11. Walton's Fancy and Staple

609 W 6th St, Austin, TX 78701
The biscuit breakfast sandwich at Walton’s
The biscuit breakfast sandwich at Walton’s
Walton’s/Facebook

The deli at Walton’s offers up a dependable ham and egg sandwich and biscuit sandwich with either bacon, ham, or sausages.

609 W 6th St
Austin, TX 78701

12. Delray Cafe

1133 E 11th St, Austin, TX 78702
A breakfast sandwich from Delray Cafe
A breakfast sandwich from Delray Cafe
Delray Cafe/Facebook

During the weekends, Delray’s simple breakfast sandwich comes with slider buns, bacon, egg, and cheese.

1133 E 11th St
Austin, TX 78702

13. Rosen's Bagel Co. at Wright Bros. Brew & Brew

500 San Marcos St #105, Austin, TX 78702
Bagels at Rosen’s
Bagels at Rosen’s
Rosen’s Bagel Co./Facebook

One of the city’s best bagels can be found over at Wright Bros. Brew & Brew, where Rosen’s Bagel Co. set up shop. Pair the bagels with ingredients like lox, hummus, turkey, and cream cheese of course.

500 San Marcos St #105
Austin, TX 78702

14. Carpenters Hall

400 Josephine St, Austin, TX 78704

Breakfast at the Carpenter Hotel’s restaurant includes an egg sandwich made with calabrian-chili butter and cheese on sourdough bread. Even better: there’s optional ham, bacon, or sausages.

400 Josephine St
Austin, TX 78704

15. Cenote

1010 E Cesar Chavez St., Austin, TX 78702
A breakfast sandwich from Cenote
A breakfast sandwich from Cenote
Cenote/Facebook

A sturdy breakfast sandwich can be found at both locations of Cenote (the other in Windsor Park) with eggs and cheese between ciabatta bread, topped with bacon, chorizo, turkey, or avocado.

1010 E Cesar Chavez St.
Austin, TX 78702

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16. Banger's Sausage House & Beer Garden

81 Rainey St, Austin, TX 78701
A breakfast sandwich from Banger’s
A breakfast sandwich from Banger’s
Banger’s/Facebook

Banger’s uses a breakfast sausage patty for its egg sandwich, all between an English muffin and white cheddar cheese during Sunday brunch.

81 Rainey St
Austin, TX 78701

17. Patika

2159 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78704
A breakfast sandwich from Patika
A breakfast sandwich from Patika
Patika/Facebook

The breakfast sandwich from the South Lamar coffee shop comes with fried eggs, grilled tomatoes, bacon, and a spicy aji amarillo mayonnaise, all within a pretzel roll.

2159 S Lamar Blvd
Austin, TX 78704

18. Bouldin Creek Café

1900 S 1st St, Austin, TX 78704

Choose either scrambled or fried eggs with breakfast sandwiches at the vegetarian-friendly cafe, which comes either on grilled toast or a toasted bagel.

1900 S 1st St
Austin, TX 78704

19. Cafe Nena'i

1700 Montopolis Dr Ste A, Austin, TX 78741
The breakfast arepa at Cafe Nena’i
The breakfast arepa at Cafe Nena’i
Cafe Nena’i/Facebook

The Latin American cafe’s take on breakfast sandwiches makes use of arepas filled with eggs, ham, and cheese.

1700 Montopolis Dr Ste A
Austin, TX 78741

20. Wholy Bagel

4404 W William Cannon Dr, Austin, TX 78749

One of Austin’s go-to bagel stores offer plenty of breakfast bagel options and simple fillings like Taylor ham, Canadian bacon, pastrami, eggs, and cheese.

4404 W William Cannon Dr
Austin, TX 78749

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