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Austin Brunch Archer's Favorite Spots

The world's tastiest portmanteau (port·man·teau)

What’s a portmanteau? Can you eat it? Well, no. A portmanteau is the blending of two existing words to create a new, unique word.

Breakfast + Lunch = Brunch (the best meal).

The combination of the two is a meal that’s not entirely breakfast, nor lunch. It’s a dedicated time to enjoy fluffy and tender ricotta pancakes served with juicy and crisp fried chicken, along with the license to have a cocktail — judgment-free.

While debates rage about if brunch is a good thing and what your brunch order says about you (#avocadotoast), chances are you’re already indulging or at least curious about the cult phenomenon. In fact, according to Google Trends, searches for brunch have been constantly growing since 2004. To tempt your tastebuds, we asked Archer Hotel Austin’s team to share their favorite brunch spots.

Foreign & Domestic

Sunday 10:30 AM – 2:30 PM
Sunday brunch at this North Loop restaurant? Yes, please. Foreign & Domestic is chock-full of such brunch-favorite menu items as the blackberry and lemon crepe, cast iron frittata and fried chicken biscuit. All that eating will leave you thirsty, so wash it all down with gourmet coffee.


Saturday + Sunday 7 AM – 3 PM
The team at AKB in Domain NORTHSIDE is thrilled to be bringing back their iconic brunch selection. They offer an extensive menu, but look no further than the crispy Texas-shaped waffle with apple compote or the local-favorite breakfast tacos with beef brisket and scrambled eggs.

Texas-shaped waffle at AKB in Austin

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