Breakfast in Austin

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Nov 3rd, 2006, 03:16 PM
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Breakfast in Austin

Any suggestions for a good breakfast in Austin? Traditional not Tex Mex please.
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Nov 3rd, 2006, 03:47 PM
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Traditional breakfast in Austin is defined as breakfast tacos, available at any roadside bbq or taco stand.

I'm not sure which tradition you follow, so please clarify.
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Nov 3rd, 2006, 03:49 PM
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Tradition in my home is a bowl of granola on yogurt. You may want to try Whole Foods for that.
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Nov 3rd, 2006, 03:52 PM
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Okay. Eggs, bacon, hashbrowns & omlettes.
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Nov 3rd, 2006, 04:01 PM
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Eggs, bacon, hashbrowns. Yum. Wrap them in a tortilla and you've got the perfect breakfast taco.

Sorry trippinkpj, didn't mean to be glib, but honestly and truly, if you ask 100 people on the street in Austin what is a traditional breakfast, 101 will tell you breakfast taco.

There is an IHOP at 1st St near I35, and another on Mopac at Barton Springs. For the life of me I can't think of any other 'diner' type breakfast places.

The absolute best breakfast in Austin, in my opinion, is the Sunday buffet at Fonda San Miguel, interior Mexican (not TexMex).
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Nov 3rd, 2006, 04:04 PM
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I vote for Magnolia Cafe. They have the best pancakes in town, as well as any traditional or non-traditional breakfast food you could want. There will probably be a wait for a table, but they stay busy for a reason.

http://www.cafemagnolia.com/
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Nov 3rd, 2006, 04:13 PM
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Perfect P_M. That's exactly what I wanted. We'll go to Magnolia.
J62- You may not of noticed but I had another post (or two!), asking for Tex-Mex and got some great suggestions including breakfast. I guess "traditional" wasn't specific enough. LOL.
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Nov 3rd, 2006, 04:26 PM
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I agree with Magnolia Cafe as well. They have 2 locations in Austin. Both were equally as good when we were there last Dec.
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Nov 3rd, 2006, 04:28 PM
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tripinkpj, I'm happy to be of service. You'll love Magnolia. Both locations have excellent food, but I prefer the one on Lake Austin Blvd. It's surrounded by big trees and it's near the river.
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Nov 3rd, 2006, 06:40 PM
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Magnolia is very popular but I prefer Kirby Lane (also popular)
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Nov 3rd, 2006, 09:33 PM
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Hi:

We enjoyed Kirby Lane. I had the pumpkin pancakes and my husband had a tex mex type of egg breakfast dish.

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Nov 5th, 2006, 08:11 AM
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My daughter said the same thing about Kerbey Lane vs. Magnolia Cafe. We'll most likely go to Kerbey Lane. Thanks again all.
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Nov 10th, 2006, 05:06 AM
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Another vote for Kirby Lane Cafe.
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Nov 13th, 2006, 08:44 AM
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Kirby Lane, original location off of 38th street
 
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Nov 14th, 2006, 09:36 AM
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FYI, we went to the following for breakfast:
* South Congress Cafe: great! Migas and yummy potato, with smoked gouda, pancakes.
+ Maria's Taco Xpress (on south Lamar)- Good breakfast tacos in a casual/ order at the counter setting.
We didn't get to Kerbey Lane this time, but I had lunch there last year when I visited.
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