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12 Excellent All-Day Restaurants in Austin

Linger with food, drinks, and coffee

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Food and coffee at Better Half
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The all-day dining trend has hit Austin hard, where casual restaurants offering every meal of the day provide reliable destinations to satisfy every craving any time. Breakfast? Check. Coffee while working? Check. Filling dinners? Check. Happy hour drinks? Check.

Prepare to linger at Austin’s best all-day restaurants, like the breakfast dishes at Blue Dahlia Bistro, vegetarian-friendly options at Bouldin Creek, wine and heart bone marrow bolognese at June’s All Day, the excellent easygoing vibes of Better Half, plus others. This update adds Sour Duck Market to the mix.

Looking for a more specific type of meal? Check out Eater’s picks for essential breakfast, cheap lunch specials, best bets for weeknight dining, and brunch spots.

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With updates by Nadia Chaudhury.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

Josephine House

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Josephine House serves New American cuisine in an updated Clarksville cottage for every meal of the day. Early-risers can enjoy small bites from the bakery or opt for entrées like huevos rancheros or lemon ricotta pancakes. Patrons visiting later in the day will find options ranging from the roasted cauliflower salad to the smoked Berkshire pork chop.

Food at Josephine House
Food at Josephine House
Jin C./Yelp

Sour Duck Market

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The ambitious all-day restaurant from the Odd Duck/Barley Swine team focuses on the same seasonal, local food approach with creative results for all sorts of meals in a casual, counter-service setting. There are pastries and breads, sandwiches (including a stellar burger), loads of drinks, and more.

A dish from Sour Duck Market
A dish from Sour Duck Market
Sour Duck Market/Facebook

24 Diner

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Satisfy comfort food cravings around the clock with the diner’s dishes like biscuits and gravy, Belgian waffles, meatloaf, or burger and fries.

Breakfast at 24 Diner
Breakfast at 24 Diner
24 Diner/Facebook

Better Half

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Better Half boasts a menu that spans from sweet to savory and light bites to hearty meals. The early menu offers dishes like the breakfast sandwich, a ham biscuit, and a granola bowl, while the late menu includes cheeseburgers, chicken fried steak, and savory churros. Be sure to order the cauliflower tater tots. This is all alongside expertly made coffee and cocktails.

A raised-edge plate with grains, broth, and a fried egg.
The greens and grain bowl from Better Half
Courtney Pierce/EATX

Holy Roller

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Brunch-centric fare like biscuits, sandwiches, and hearty egg dishes like the Casbah — a fried chicken sandwich served on a hot biscuit with a fried egg and syrup — is what you’ll find at Holy Roller. Pair dishes with an innovative cocktail or opt for a beer from the restaurant’s extensive beer list.

The array at Holy Roller
The array at Holy Roller
Holy Roller/Facebook

Blue Dahlia Bistro

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With fresh and simple fare, Blue Dahlia Bistro offers meals all day long, with options ranging from the Parisian sandwich complete with ham, Havarti, tomato, and butter on a freshly made baguette, to refreshing salads and inviting tartines. Be sure to try the meat and cheese boards.

The Parisian sandwich at Blue Dahlia
The Parisian sandwich at Blue Dahlia
Blue Dahlia Bistro/Facebook

Sa-Tén

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Japanese toasts and sandwiches are served all day long at this east Austin café. There’s a second location in Hyde Park too.

Dishes from Sa-Ten
Dishes from Sa-Ten
Sa-Ten/Facebook

This old Austin home-turned-café boasts breakfast items like the Cenote scramble or migas tacos for breakfast, stuffed sandwiches like the beet and turkey avocado for lunch, and seafood dishes like fish and chips for dinner. Be sure to check out the daily specials. There’s a second location up in Windsor Park too.

Queso, salsa, and chips from Cenote
Queso, salsa, and chips from Cenote
Cenote/Facebook

Sawyer & Co

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New Orleans cuisine with Texas flare is this east side diner’s ethos. Dishes like the Cajun scramble, po’ boys, gumbo, jambalaya, and crawfish etouffée further highlight the New Orleans vibe of the restaurant.

Dishes from Sawyer & Co
Dishes from Sawyer & Co
Sawyer & Co/Facebook

Bouldin Creek Cafe

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This South Austin café is a favorite for a reason, serving up vegan and vegetarian fare to satisfy any craving all day long, from omelets to curry bowls to sweet potato enchiladas.

Tacos at Bouldin Creek Cafe
Tacos at Bouldin Creek Cafe
Bouldin Creek Cafe/Facebook

Located on South Congress Avenue, this café/wine bar offers an all-day bistro menu. On the breakfast menu, you’ll find sourdough pancakes and a farm egg omelet to start your day. And on the bistro menu, a bone marrow bolognese, steak tartare and frites, and a roasted catch of the day. The happy hour offerings are worth noting and twine list is expertly curated.

Food at June’s
Food at June’s
June’s [Official]

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British-inspired foods like all-day breakfast, fish and chips, and teas and coffees anchor the menu at this eclectic café. Stop in for high-tea service available Wednesday through Sunday.

Full English
Full English
Full English/Facebook

Josephine House

Food at Josephine House
Food at Josephine House
Jin C./Yelp

Josephine House serves New American cuisine in an updated Clarksville cottage for every meal of the day. Early-risers can enjoy small bites from the bakery or opt for entrées like huevos rancheros or lemon ricotta pancakes. Patrons visiting later in the day will find options ranging from the roasted cauliflower salad to the smoked Berkshire pork chop.

Food at Josephine House
Food at Josephine House
Jin C./Yelp

Sour Duck Market

A dish from Sour Duck Market
A dish from Sour Duck Market
Sour Duck Market/Facebook

The ambitious all-day restaurant from the Odd Duck/Barley Swine team focuses on the same seasonal, local food approach with creative results for all sorts of meals in a casual, counter-service setting. There are pastries and breads, sandwiches (including a stellar burger), loads of drinks, and more.

A dish from Sour Duck Market
A dish from Sour Duck Market
Sour Duck Market/Facebook

24 Diner

Breakfast at 24 Diner
Breakfast at 24 Diner
24 Diner/Facebook

Satisfy comfort food cravings around the clock with the diner’s dishes like biscuits and gravy, Belgian waffles, meatloaf, or burger and fries.

Breakfast at 24 Diner
Breakfast at 24 Diner
24 Diner/Facebook

Better Half

A raised-edge plate with grains, broth, and a fried egg.
The greens and grain bowl from Better Half
Courtney Pierce/EATX

Better Half boasts a menu that spans from sweet to savory and light bites to hearty meals. The early menu offers dishes like the breakfast sandwich, a ham biscuit, and a granola bowl, while the late menu includes cheeseburgers, chicken fried steak, and savory churros. Be sure to order the cauliflower tater tots. This is all alongside expertly made coffee and cocktails.

A raised-edge plate with grains, broth, and a fried egg.
The greens and grain bowl from Better Half
Courtney Pierce/EATX

Holy Roller

The array at Holy Roller
The array at Holy Roller
Holy Roller/Facebook

Brunch-centric fare like biscuits, sandwiches, and hearty egg dishes like the Casbah — a fried chicken sandwich served on a hot biscuit with a fried egg and syrup — is what you’ll find at Holy Roller. Pair dishes with an innovative cocktail or opt for a beer from the restaurant’s extensive beer list.

The array at Holy Roller
The array at Holy Roller
Holy Roller/Facebook

Blue Dahlia Bistro

The Parisian sandwich at Blue Dahlia
The Parisian sandwich at Blue Dahlia
Blue Dahlia Bistro/Facebook

With fresh and simple fare, Blue Dahlia Bistro offers meals all day long, with options ranging from the Parisian sandwich complete with ham, Havarti, tomato, and butter on a freshly made baguette, to refreshing salads and inviting tartines. Be sure to try the meat and cheese boards.

The Parisian sandwich at Blue Dahlia
The Parisian sandwich at Blue Dahlia
Blue Dahlia Bistro/Facebook

Sa-Tén

Dishes from Sa-Ten
Dishes from Sa-Ten
Sa-Ten/Facebook

Japanese toasts and sandwiches are served all day long at this east Austin café. There’s a second location in Hyde Park too.

Dishes from Sa-Ten
Dishes from Sa-Ten
Sa-Ten/Facebook

Cenote

Queso, salsa, and chips from Cenote
Queso, salsa, and chips from Cenote
Cenote/Facebook

This old Austin home-turned-café boasts breakfast items like the Cenote scramble or migas tacos for breakfast, stuffed sandwiches like the beet and turkey avocado for lunch, and seafood dishes like fish and chips for dinner. Be sure to check out the daily specials. There’s a second location up in Windsor Park too.

Queso, salsa, and chips from Cenote
Queso, salsa, and chips from Cenote
Cenote/Facebook

Sawyer & Co

Dishes from Sawyer & Co
Dishes from Sawyer & Co
Sawyer & Co/Facebook

New Orleans cuisine with Texas flare is this east side diner’s ethos. Dishes like the Cajun scramble, po’ boys, gumbo, jambalaya, and crawfish etouffée further highlight the New Orleans vibe of the restaurant.

Dishes from Sawyer & Co
Dishes from Sawyer & Co
Sawyer & Co/Facebook

Bouldin Creek Cafe

Tacos at Bouldin Creek Cafe
Tacos at Bouldin Creek Cafe
Bouldin Creek Cafe/Facebook

This South Austin café is a favorite for a reason, serving up vegan and vegetarian fare to satisfy any craving all day long, from omelets to curry bowls to sweet potato enchiladas.

Tacos at Bouldin Creek Cafe
Tacos at Bouldin Creek Cafe
Bouldin Creek Cafe/Facebook

June's

Food at June’s
Food at June’s
June’s [Official]

Located on South Congress Avenue, this café/wine bar offers an all-day bistro menu. On the breakfast menu, you’ll find sourdough pancakes and a farm egg omelet to start your day. And on the bistro menu, a bone marrow bolognese, steak tartare and frites, and a roasted catch of the day. The happy hour offerings are worth noting and twine list is expertly curated.

Food at June’s
Food at June’s
June’s [Official]

Full English

Full English
Full English
Full English/Facebook

British-inspired foods like all-day breakfast, fish and chips, and teas and coffees anchor the menu at this eclectic café. Stop in for high-tea service available Wednesday through Sunday.

Full English
Full English
Full English/Facebook

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