Late Night Eats In Austin, Texas

late night eats in austin

As the state capital of Texas, Austin is a city to stop and enjoy. The city boasts a myriad of parks and lakes that have become popular destinations for tourists who are into outdoor activities such as biking and hiking. Lady Bird Lake is absolutely a must. Whether you want to hike, bike, run or jog, the lake is an excellent place. Enjoy peaceful surrounding and marvel at the lush parks and pretty lakes as you are following the trails. Another attraction worth visiting is the Cathedral of Junk. Unlike other cathedrals that serve as religious sites, you will be amazed at how much junk you will find there. An interesting fact is that the junk has been collected for over 30 years. Broken toys and old machine are among the junk you can find. In addition to attractions, Austin is also the place for superb restaurants. Read on and check out the best late night eats in Austin, Texas.

1. Justine's Brasserie

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Late dining is perfectly fine if you dine at Justine’s Brasserie. Try tuna tartare or cheese plate for starter and for the main course, you can have steak frites or grilled pork chop. A selection of cocktails is also available to make you feel relaxed before sleep. If you wish to have a party with your loved ones, you are more than welcome. Reservation is to be made in advance and it does not have to be a large group of people as the minimum party goers are only six people.

Justine's Brasserie

Address: 4710 E 5th St, Austin, TX 78702, USA

Opening Hours: 6PM-2AM (Tuesday closed)

Website: Justine’s Brasserie

2. Delray Cafe

Chilli dogs, chicken wings, burgers and fries are among the best foods to accompany you late at night. And, for the ultimate indulgence in this fast foods, there is no place better than Delray Cafe, a food truck that can be found just outside Nickel City Bar. After, you can visit Nickel City to enjoy a drink or two.

Delray Cafe

Address: 1133 E 11th St, Austin, TX 78702, USA

Opening Hours: 5PM-2AM

Website: Delray Cafe

3. Via 313

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Hot, cheesy pizza is your choice of meal at any time of the day, but the sheer indulgence of savoring a meaty, cheesy pizza late at night is something we all crave for. Head to Via 313, one of the best pizzerias in the city. The Classic Cheese Pizza and The Ambassador Bridge are highly recommended. Additional toppings, such as meatballs and mushrooms, are also available. Don’t forget to order a beer or wine to make your late night dining experience even better.

Via 313

Address: 700 West 6th St, Austin, TX, USA

Opening Hours: 5PM-12AM (Monday-Wednesday), 5PM-1.45AM (Thursday-Friday), 12PM-1.45AM (Saturday), 12PM-12AM (Sunday)

Website: Via 313

4. Irene's

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What do you think of having a roasted chicken or a pork sandwich with Alabama white sauce right before you go to bed? Sounds awesome, doesn’t it? Satisfy your appetite at Irene’s, one of the most loved classic American restaurants in Austin. If you still want more food, why don’t you indulge in tantalizing desserts such as whoopie pie and strawberry cake?


Address: 506 West Ave, Austin, TX 78701, USA

Opening Hours: Monday – Wednesday 11am – 12am, Thursday & Friday 11am – 2am, Saturday 10am – 2am, Sunday 10am – 12am

Website: Irene’s

5. Thai-Kun

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Do you love Thai food? If you happen to be in Austin, feel restless and cannot sleep, it may be a good idea to get dressed, leave your room and drive to Thai-Kun to enjoy authentic Thai dishes made from the freshest ingredients. Black noodles and waterfall pork are must try. Khao Man Gai is also highly recommended if you want to savor a Thai-style steamed chicken spread on chicken fat rice.


Address: 1816 E 6th Street, Austin, TX 78702, USA

Opening Hours: 4PM-1.45AM

Website: Thai-Kun

6. Javelina

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For a relaxed night, chill at Javelina that is known for its specialty cocktails and a fully stocked bar that will never run out of liquor. Spend a good time and mingle with other guests if you like. Enjoy the breezy night at the bar’s brick patio, order some bar food such as Chicken Tinga Tacos and Miga Burger and enjoy the view of the surrounding.


Address: 69 Rainey St, Austin, TX 78701, USA

Opening Hours:4PM-2AM (Monday-Friday), 12PM-2AM (Saturday-Sunday)

Website: Javelina

7. Kerbey Lane Cafe

Say yes to sandwiches, burgers, salmon, and chicken as they make excellent late night eating options. If you are craving for Greek chicken or Cuban sandwich, an eatery that you should be headed to is Kerbey Lane Cafe. A selection of hot and cold drinks is also available. Order a latte, an espresso or a hot cocoa to make you feel relaxed before heading to bed.

Kerbey Lane Cafe

Address: 2606 Guadalupe St., Austin, TX 78705, USA

Opening Hours: 24 hours

Website: Kerbey Lane Cafe

8. Casino el Camino

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Opened for the first time in 1994, Casino el Camino has been entertaining visitors ever since and has become one of the best places to hang out late at night. As soon as you enter the restaurant, pick your favorite spot before ordering your favorite food and drink. Casino el Camino now serves sodas that are made from natural sugar. Try everyone’s favorite: genuine Mexican coke, which is a perfect accompaniment to your burger, hot dog, chicken wings or sandwich.

Casino el Camino

Address: 517 E 6th St, Austin, TX 78701, USA

Opening Hours: 11.30AM-2AM

Website: Casino el Camino

9. 24 Diner

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Open 24 hours daily, 24 Diner is the place you are looking for when you want something delicious to comfort you. Whether it is a killer beer or an exquisite wine you need, 24 Diner always has something for you. Beers are also available in taps, cans, and bottles. As for the food, you can order from a tasty selection of burgers, sandwiches, and desserts. All are fresh, all are homemade and all will make you feel warm.

24 Diner

Address: 600 N Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78703, USA

Opening Hours: 24hours (Thusday-Tuesday), 12AM-1AM & 6AM-12AM (Wednesday)

Website: 24 Diner

10. Gourdough’s Public House

Finally, drop by Gourdough’s Public House to satisfy your sweet tooth. Desserts never fail to add colors to our lives. Forget about eating healthy for a bit and indulge in donuts, shortcakes, and puddings really really late at night. Believe us, does not matter how much you eat, you will not regret eating those foods because they are just simply delectable.

Gourdough’s Public House

Address: 2700 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78704, USA

Opening Hours: 11AM-12AM (Monday-Friday), 10AM-1AM (Saturday), 10AM-12AM (Sunday)

Website: Gourdough’s Public House

Escape to Austin this coming weekend

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You should travel to as many places as possible whenever time allows. If you have not visited Austin, this is your time. Book your weekend for a trip to Austin and have the ultimate short escape!

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