Sixthriver Architects’ Top Picks for Best Places to Brunch during SXSW

With South by South West (SXSW) approaching, Sixthriver Architects has decided it would be a great opportunity to share some of our favorite local places with the out of towners including: best brunch places, our favorite margaritas in town, and the best places for late night food, just to name a few.

We love this city and the uniqueness it offers. Our first series of posts include the best places for a tasty brunch.  We will be posting an assortment of different places throughout the day so check back!


A small taco joint on the East Side, with it’s modern architecture, spacious patio, and phenomenal food, you can’t go wrong with Takoba, our top pick. Simple Mexican cuisine is served up at very affordable prices. Takoba is known for their fresh ingredients, authentic recipes, and a menu that boasts many delicious gluten-free options.  They apply the same high standard to the drink menu which offers an extensive selection of Mexican and Latin beers, as well as tequilas and mezcals.  They offer greaty drink specials during brunch including dollar mimosas or five dollars for a pitcher.  With an emphasis on home made ingredients and seasonal beers, their menu changes regularly and always offers unique selections.  check out their full menu.


A local favorite for more than 50 years, Maudie’s serves up great home style food with a Tex-Mex flare. They currently have six locations in Austin offering fresh food, great prices, and a lively atmosphere. If you are looking for a true Austin experience, try Maudie’s you – will find an eclectic group of customers, great Tex-Mex, as well as delicious, fresh Margaritas.  Check out their full menu.

 Stay tuned for more of our local Brunch top picks!!!