We appreciate any excuse to plan a day on South Congress, and brunch at this longtime Austin staple is a great one. The food is modern American, and it’s crowd-pleasing all around. Get there early or plan to wait - either way you’ll find a way to use your time wisely.
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The Little Darlin’
The Little Darlin’ in South Austin is a great place to unwind or spend a chill Sunday afternoon on the picnic tables.
Head to Vespaio on South Congress to celebrate with great - but expensive - Italian food, or head to Enoteca Vespaio next door for a more casual night
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