Austin Late Night Eats

Where to eat and drink late night in Austin, TX. These local spots stay open late to satisfy those 2AM queso cravings or offer fun perks like reverse happy hour.

  1. Péché


    Austin, Texas

    The spot for expertly mixed cocktails (made primarily with absinthe). Open until 2 am. Order the ribeye with steak frites.

  2. Star Seeds Cafe

    Star Seeds Cafe

    Austin, Texas

    Original Austin late night spot. They serve breakfast all day, so great for those times when you roll out of bed in the afternoon and just really need some eggs and bacon.

  3. Las Cazuelas Mexican Restaurant

    Las Cazuelas Mexican Restau...

    Austin, Texas

    Legit Mexican food, served 24 hours a day. Get the green salsa and a margarita.

  4. Magnolia Cafe

    Magnolia Cafe

    Austin, Texas

    Similar to Kerbey Lane, this is another 24 hour diner spot. Serving up "Mag Queso" and pancakes the size of your plate.

  5. Michi Ramen

    Michi Ramen

    Austin, Texas

    A big heaping bowl of ramen is the perfect way to top off a night on the town. Open until midnight. Get the Michi with thick pork chashu slices and roasted nori.

  6. Second Bar + Kitchen

    Second Bar + Kitchen

    Austin, Texas

    This spot is one of the more upscale options open late (midnight). Conveniently located on Second and Congress. The truffle fries alone are with stopping in for.

  7. East Side King

    East Side King

    Austin, Texas

    The best Thai food in Austin. I dream about the Chicken Karaage and the beet fries are both inventive and delicious.

  8. Gourdoughs Doughnuts

    Gourdoughs Doughnuts

    Austin, Texas

    You can get fried chicken on top of a maple donut. What else is there to say? Besides, they are open late until midnight.

  9. G'Raj Mahal Cafe

    G'Raj Mahal Cafe

    Austin, Texas

    Hands down the best Indian food in Austin. Started as a food truck and now a brick and mortar establishment on Rainy street. Open late and serving up super spicy curry and perfectly fluffy naan.

  10. Easy Tiger

    Easy Tiger

    Austin, Texas

    One of my favorite spots to hang out, drink beer and eat good German food. Open until 2 am. Their meat and cheese boards are awesome for sharing and their huge sandwiches are super filling and served on house made breads.

  11. Frank Restaurant

    Frank Restaurant

    Austin, Texas

    Open to midnight and located right in the heart of downtown, making it an easy stop off during a night on the town. Their hotdogs are something to behold. Get the one topped with mac and cheese.

  12. Kerbey Lane Cafe

    Kerbey Lane Cafe

    Austin, Texas

    A 24 hour spot known for their Kerbey Queso, a huge bowl of queso topped with with guac and pico. Same goes for their big-as-your-plate pancakes. I always get them with blueberries.

  13. Trudy's Texas Star

    Trudy's Texas Star

    Austin, Texas

    One of the best Tex Mex spots in town. Easy to get a table, even on the weekends. Open late until 2 am. Get the Migas and a margarita.

  14. Max's Wine Dive Austin - San Jacinto

    Max's Wine Dive Austin - Sa...

    Austin, Texas

    Open until midnight and offers a reverse happy hour starting at 10pm to close. Or, beat your hangover the next morning with their fried chicken and champagne brunch.

  15. East Side Showroom

    East Side Showroom

    Austin, Texas

    They keep the Creole/Italian-inspired kitchen open until midnight. The half chicken and an order of Oysters Pernod is the way to go.

  16. 24 Diner

    24 Diner

    Austin, Texas

    Just like the name suggests, this spot is open 24/7. Some of the best high end diner food I've ever had, featuring local farm to table fare. Get the chicken and waffles.

  17. P. Terry's Burger Stand

    P. Terry's Burger Stand

    Austin, Texas

    Austin's version of In and Out Burger serving grass fed beef and hand cut fries until 1 am.

  18. Justine's


    Austin, Texas

    Classy food is served at this French inspired joint until the wee hours of the morning (aka 2 am). Get the steak frites.


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