Cenote is one of our go-tos for any great, casual meal on the East Side. Get yourself a (really big) coffee cup, grab a seat outside, and prepare to stay a while. Free wifi means you can treat yourself to an excellent brunch even if you’re doing work on a weekend.
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Kemuri Tatsu-ya is serving Japanese/barbecue/Tex-Mex fusion in East Austin, and it’s one of the greatest meals you can have in the city right now.
Tamale House East
We don't use the term 'legit' often, but there's no other way to describe Tamale House East. Hit it for the breakfast tacos and best migas in town.
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24 Diner is a trendy 24-hour diner best saved for late night chicken & waffle runs. But the truth is, it’s not even the best 24 hour diner in Austin.
June's All Day
June’s All Day is a cool, casual cafe on South Congress we endorse for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and drinks.
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Pitchfork Pretty in East Austin is serving some of the best bagels in town at brunch, and also has a reliable Southern menu for dinner.
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