SXSW: Where to Eat Late Night

A guide to the city's best places to go when when you get out of a show—or just have the munchies.

Amy’s Ice Creams
Famous local chain with quirky decor and unique flavors
1012 W. 6th, 512-480-0673
amysicecreams.com
Follow @AmysIceCreams
Location: Downtown
Categories: Sweet Tooth, Late Night

Amy’s Ice Creams
Famous local chain with quirky decor and unique flavors
3500 Guadalupe, 512-458-6895
amysicecreams.com
Follow @AmysIceCreams
Location: Central
Categories: Sweet Tooth, Late Night

Amy’s Ice Creams
Famous local ice chain with quirky decor and unique flavors
5624 Burnet Rd, 512-538-2697
amysicecreams.com
Follow @AmysIceCreams
Location: Up North
Categories: Sweet Tooth

Annies Café and Bar
Eclectic bistro serving American, sandwiches, and breakfast
319 Congress, 512-472-1884
anniescafebar.com
Location: Downtown
Categories: Trendy, Late Night

Austin Daily Press (Late Night)
Pressed sandwiches in a downtown food cart
900 Red River, 512-644-2959
austindailypress.com
Location: Downtown
Categories: Trailers, Late Night, Cheap Eats

Big Top Dogs
New York–style hot dog cart in the heart of downtown
201 E. 6th, 512-484-0050
bigtop-dogs.com
Location: Downtown
Categories: Trailers, Cheap Eats, Late Night

Casino El Camino
Gritty, late-night bar serving burgers and the like
517 E. 6th, 512-469-9330
casinoelcamino.net
Location: Downtown
Category: Late Night

Chubby Hug Is Happy Fun Noodle Time
Late-night noodles and vegetarian options
E. 6th & Waller, 512-323-6180
Location: East Side
Categories: Trailers, Late Night, Cheap Eats

Crave
Thai and sushi campus-area hangout
2100 Guadalupe, 512-482-8919
Location: Central
Categories: Late Night

East Side Show Room
Unique fusion of restaurant and old-style theater; changing menu
1100 E. 6th, 512-467-4280
eastsideshowroom.com
Location: East Side
Categories: Late Night

Flipnotics
Hip local coffeehouse; light food
1601 Barton Springs Rd, 512-480-8646
flipnotics.com
Location: S. Lamar/Barton Springs
Categories: Comfy Cafes, Late Night

Gourdough’s
Endless choices of funky gourmet doughnuts
1503 S. 1st, 512-947-0917
gourdoughs.com
Location: Downtown
Categories: Late Night, Cheap Eats, Trailers, Sweet Tooth

Gourmands
Gourmet sandwiches served in a pool hall run by locals
2316 Webberville Rd, 512-610-2031
lovetheysandwich.com
Location: East Side
Categories: Comfy Cafes, Cheap Eats, Late Night

Hoboken Pie
Jersey-inspired, locally owned late-night pizza joint
718 Red River, 512-477-4256
hobokenpie.com
Location: Downtown
Categories: Cheap Eats, Tried & True, Late Night

Kebabalicious (dinner)
European-Turkish street food
7th & Trinity, 512-418-1065
austinkebab.com
Location: Downtown
Categories: Trailers, Late Night, Cheap Eats

Kerbey Lane Cafe (West Austin)
24-hour American, Tex-Mex, and breakfast; famously huge pancakes
3704 Kerbey Ln, 512-451-1436
kerbeylanecafe.com
Location: Central
Categories: 24 Hour, Late Night, Comfy Cafes, Tried & True

Kerbey Lane Cafe (S. Lamar)
24-hour American, Tex-Mex, and breakfast; famously huge pancakes
2700 S. Lamar Blvd, 512-445-4451
kerbeylanecafe.com
Location: S. Lamar/Barton Springs
Categories: 24 Hour, Late Night, Comfy Cafes, Tried & True,

Kerbey Lane Cafe (University)
24-hour American, Tex-Mex, and breakfast; famously huge pancakes
2606 Guadalupe, 512-477-5717
kerbeylanecafe.com
Location: Central
Categories: 24 Hour, Late Night, Comfy Cafes, Tried & True

La Casa del Fuego
Late-night taco truck
402 Lavaca
Location: Downtown
Categories: Trailers, Cheap Eats, Late Night

Lucky J’s Chicken and Waffles
Southern soul food truck
E. 6th & Waller, 512-296-9914
Location: East Side
Categories: Trailers, Cheap Eats, Late Nights

Magnolia Cafe
Eclectic 24-hour diner serving American, Tex-Mex, and breakfast; quirky local favorite
2304 Lake Austin Blvd, 512-478-8645
themagnoliacafe.com
Location: Central
Categories: Late Night, Tried & True, Cheap Eats

Magnolia Cafe South
Eclectic 24-hour diner serving American, Tex-Mex, and breakfast; quirky local favorite
1920 S. Congress, 512-445-0000
themagnoliacafe.com
Location: S. Congress
Categories: Late Night, Tried & True, Cheap Eats

Mmmpanadas (Late Night)
Fresh artisan empanadas
4th & Guadalupe, 512-788-2228
mmmpanadas.com
Follow @mmmpanadas
Location: Downtown
Categories: Trailers, Cheap Eats

Opal Divine’s Freehouse
International and American pub food
700 W. 6th, 512-477-3308
opaldivines.com
Follow @OpalDivines
Location: Downtown
Categories: Tried & True, Late Night

Opal Divine’s Penn Field
International and American pub food
3601 S. Congress, 512- 707-0237
opaldivines.com
Follow @OpalDivines
Location: S. Congress
Categories: Tried & True, Late Night

Sam’s BBQ
Quintessential barbeque joint with late-night service (open until 3 a.m.) on Fridays and Saturdays
2000 E. 12th, 512-478-0378
Location: East Side
Categories: Cheap Eats, Late Night

Six Lounge & the Tap Room
Hip, comfy lounge offering late-night snacks
117 W. 4th, 512-472-6662
sixlounge.com
Location: Downtown
Categories: Trendy, Late Night

Spiderhouse Café
Coffee, full bar, and light meals; hip student hangout with lots of character
2908 Fruth, 512-480-9562
spiderhousecafe.com
Location: Central
Categories: Comfy Cafes, Trendy, Late Night

Stony’s Mobile Pizza Kitchen
East Coast pizza truck
6th & Red River, 512-287-0666
Location: Downtown
Categories: Trailers, Late Night, Cheap Eats

Thai Passion
Classic Thai food in an artsy atmosphere
620 Congress, 512-472-1244
thaipassion.com
Location: Downtown
Category: Late Night

Thai Spice
Thai and sushi campus-area hangout
2100 Guadalupe, 512-482-8919
thaispiceaustin.com
Location: Central
Categories: Late Night

Trudy’s North
Local Tex-Mex favorite; famous Mexican martinis
8820 Burnet Rd, 512-454-1474
trudys.com
Location: Up North
Categories: Late Night, Tried & True

Trudy’s Texas Star
Local Tex-Mex favorite; famous Mexican martinis
409 W. 30th, 512-477-2935
trudys.com
Location: Central
Categories: Late Night, Tried & True

24 Diner
Updated comfort food and breakfast; sleek and modern
600 N. Lamar, 512-472-5400
24diner.com
Follow @24DinerATX
Location: Downtown
Categories: Late Night, 24 Hour

Uncorked Tasting Room
Sophisticated wine bar serving eclectic New American
900 E. 7th, 512-524-2809
uncorkedtastingroom.com
Location: East Side
Categories: Romantic, Late Night

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