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The Best Cheap Breakfasts in Austin Under $6

Start the day right for less.

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Pancakes from Magnolia Cafe
| Hoang Thanh N./Yelp

Breakfast is essential, but it doesn’t have to be pricey. Fulfill the morning hunger and keep that wallet full by ordering tacos, migas, pancakes, and more from these cheap breakfasts found in Austin, all for under $6. Favorite budget breakfast dish missing below? Pass it along in the comments or through the tipline.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Juan in a Million

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2300 E Cesar Chavez St
Austin, TX 78702
(512) 472-3872
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The best bang for your buck is the Don Juan (full name: Don Juan El Taco Grande), a mess of egg, potatoes, bacon, and cheese which will leave you feeling full all day long.

2. Magnolia Cafe South

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1920 S Congress Ave
Austin, TX 78704
(512) 445-0000
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Go for the full stack of pancakes at Magnolia, where the gamut runs from gingerbread and cornmeal.

3. Tamale House East

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1707 E 6th St
Austin, TX 78702
(512) 495-9504
Tamale House's cheesy migas plate will satisfy breakfast needs with the array of corn tortillas, eggs, beans, potatoes, and ranchero sauce
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4. The Omelettry

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4631 Airport Blvd
Austin, TX 78751
(512) 453-5062
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The aptly named "Our Eggonomical" comes with eggs, short stack of pancakes, the building blocks of any good breakfast.
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5. Veracruz All Natural

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1704 E Cesar Chavez St
Austin, TX 78702
(512) 981-1760
Hands down, one of the city’s best migas tacos that is also very easy on the wallet.
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6. Ken's Donuts

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2820 Guadalupe St
Austin, TX 78705
(512) 320-8484
For under $6, you can go to town on Ken's doughnuts and kolaches.

7. P. Terry's

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404 S Lamar Blvd
Austin, TX 78704
(512) 473-2217
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Quick, cheap, and easy is P. Terry's breakfast game with the egg burger, where you can add all three meats (bacon, sausage, and ham), and still save some change.
Nadia Chaudhury/EATX

8. Quack's 43rd St Bakery

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411 E 43rd St
Austin, TX 78751
(512) 453-3399
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Go ham on breakfast with Quack’s plethora of stuffed croissants, like turkey or pork and swiss, or jalapeno and cheddar.

9. Sawyer & Co.

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4827 E Cesar Chavez St
Austin, TX 78702
(512) 531-9033
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Biscuit fans should grab Sawyer & Co's biscuit breakfast sandwiches with fried egg and cheddar, and your choice of either sausage or bacon.
Jeff Amador/EATX

10. Pacha

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4618 Burnet Rd
Austin, TX 78756
(512) 420-8758
Find cheap omelets and toast at the coffee shop.

1. Juan in a Million

2300 E Cesar Chavez St, Austin, TX 78702
The best bang for your buck is the Don Juan (full name: Don Juan El Taco Grande), a mess of egg, potatoes, bacon, and cheese which will leave you feeling full all day long.
2300 E Cesar Chavez St
Austin, TX 78702

2. Magnolia Cafe South

1920 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704
Go for the full stack of pancakes at Magnolia, where the gamut runs from gingerbread and cornmeal.
1920 S Congress Ave
Austin, TX 78704

3. Tamale House East

1707 E 6th St, Austin, TX 78702
Robert J. Lerma/EATX
Tamale House's cheesy migas plate will satisfy breakfast needs with the array of corn tortillas, eggs, beans, potatoes, and ranchero sauce
1707 E 6th St
Austin, TX 78702

4. The Omelettry

4631 Airport Blvd, Austin, TX 78751
The Omelettry/Official
The aptly named "Our Eggonomical" comes with eggs, short stack of pancakes, the building blocks of any good breakfast.
4631 Airport Blvd
Austin, TX 78751

5. Veracruz All Natural

1704 E Cesar Chavez St, Austin, TX 78702
Bill Addison/EN
Hands down, one of the city’s best migas tacos that is also very easy on the wallet.
1704 E Cesar Chavez St
Austin, TX 78702

6. Ken's Donuts

2820 Guadalupe St, Austin, TX 78705
For under $6, you can go to town on Ken's doughnuts and kolaches.
2820 Guadalupe St
Austin, TX 78705

7. P. Terry's

404 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78704
Nadia Chaudhury/EATX
Quick, cheap, and easy is P. Terry's breakfast game with the egg burger, where you can add all three meats (bacon, sausage, and ham), and still save some change.
404 S Lamar Blvd
Austin, TX 78704

8. Quack's 43rd St Bakery

411 E 43rd St, Austin, TX 78751
Go ham on breakfast with Quack’s plethora of stuffed croissants, like turkey or pork and swiss, or jalapeno and cheddar.
411 E 43rd St
Austin, TX 78751

9. Sawyer & Co.

4827 E Cesar Chavez St, Austin, TX 78702
Jeff Amador/EATX
Biscuit fans should grab Sawyer & Co's biscuit breakfast sandwiches with fried egg and cheddar, and your choice of either sausage or bacon.
4827 E Cesar Chavez St
Austin, TX 78702

10. Pacha

4618 Burnet Rd, Austin, TX 78756
Find cheap omelets and toast at the coffee shop.
4618 Burnet Rd
Austin, TX 78756

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