Going out to eat isn't always about cravings. Often enough, mealtimes dictate our choices, limiting restaurant possibilities. When circumstances narrow the options, let 10Best help. We'll direct you to the best Brunch restaurants in Austin and save you the hassle of calling around for business hours. 10Best readers find much to enjoy at Stubb's Bar-B-Q thanks to its all-around good offerings. It's also hard to beat Fonda San Miguel, which serves just what you're looking for when you're in the market for a great Brunch.

This much-favored restaurant has been dubbed "Lake Mex" for its outstanding Tex-Mex fare and its breathtaking sunset views of Lake Travis. Enjoy the latter while you dig into specialties like grilled shrimp, chicken enchiladas, rainbow trout...  Read More

South Austin
Green Pastures

In 1945, the Koock family mansion (1894) was converted into a restaurant and has been a favorite place for special occasions ever since. Offering gracious Southern hospitality, the establishment serves American cuisine with Texas flair....  Read More


Trio meets every expectation of what a high-quality restaurant should be. Its atmosphere is elegant, its cuisine is exemplary, and its attitude toward service – drawn from Austin's easy charm – is above-par. The menu showcases steaks and...  Read More

This restaurant, perched above Lake Travis, affords spectacular views. In fact, incredible vistas of the Hill Country are standard, and you'll definitely want to come in time to watch the stunning sunsets. The menu capitalizes on local tradition...  Read More

Fonda San Miguel

Great things sometimes come in unassuming packages – such is Fonda San Miguel. Located in an ordinary neighborhood in south-central Austin, it offers an interior and food that are nothing short of extraordinary. The decor transports you to an...  Read More

Austin's original location of the small Southwestern chain, this casual spot is invariably popular. Set in a converted home with bright Southwestern decor and garage doors that open to expose diners to the great outdoors, it builds its...  Read More

To escape the raucousness of Sixth Street, duck into this cozy café, which has been in business for more than 30 years. Old World-style stone walls and wood floors await within an historic building, and entrees range from stuffed chicken breast...  Read More


Threadgill's is one of Austin's most famous restaurants for several reasons: the then-gas station was awarded the city's first post-Prohibition liquor license in the 1930s, and Janis Joplin got her start singing here in the 1960s. Threadgill's...  Read More

Red River District

Stubb's is a carnivorous music lover's dream. Having hosted greats like Stevie Ray Vaughan, Muddy Waters, John Lee Hooker, Willie Nelson, Johnny Cash, Robert Cray, and Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown, its reputation as a music venue is...  Read More

Maria's Taco Xpress

Everybody falls in love with this funky little eatery, which is awash in handpainted murals and local color. Sure, it's small, but the incredibly tasty food, wallet-friendly prices, and appealing patio bring folks back again and again. The menu...  Read More