Whether it's been a long night of partying, studying or just plain insomnia, sometimes all you want at 3 a.m. is to sit down and eat. But what's even open that late?
We've rounded up a list of spots around town to get food, whether a meal or a snack, around the clock.
24 Diner: Located at the corner of Lamar Boulevard and Sixth Street, this eatery offers up diner classics all day, just a stone's throw away from downtown nightlife. (600 N. Lamar Blvd.)
Kerbey Lane Cafe:Austin's local chain of diners serves up pancakes, burgers and the famous Kerbey Queso. Note: A few locations are not open 24/7, so check before you go. (24-hour locations: 3003 S. Lamar Blvd.; 13435 U.S. 183, Ste. 415; 2606 Guadalupe St.; 4301 W. William Cannon Drive; 2120 N. Mays St. in Round Rock)
Whataburger:Need a quick bite to eat in the middle of the night? The Texas-based fast food chain serves up burgers, shakes and sandwiches, as well as breakfast from 11 p.m. to 11 a.m. (multiple locations)
Magnolia Cafe:Both locations offer traditional diner fare like pancakes and sandwiches, but this Austin eatery goes the extra mile with Tex-Mex, pasta and other house specials. (2304 Lake Austin Blvd.; 1920 S. Congress Ave.)
Star Seeds Cafe: The cafe is located just northeast of the University of Texas campus and features breakfast all day, vegetarian options and to-go service. The cafe also hosts local artists' work. (3101 N. Interstate 35)
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Las Cazuelas:The restaurant on Cesar Chavez specializes in Mexican and Tex-Mex dishes and includes an extensive salsa bar. (1701 E. Cesar Chavez St.)
La Mexicana: If you've got a craving for sweets late at night, this bakery sells Mexican-style pastries. And in case you want a meal, tacos, tortas and other plates are on the menu. (1924 S. 1st St.)
Tyson's Tacos: This isn't your average taco joint. Pick from two dozen taco options or build your own at the Airport Boulevard restaurant. (4905 Airport Blvd.)
Jim's: Looking for a budget-friendly, no-frills place to dine at any hour of the day? Jim's serves breakfast all day and a wide selection of desserts, including pies and cake. (24-hour locations: 9091 Research Blvd.; 7101 Texas 71 W)
Bennu:For anyone needing a 24/7 coffee shop while on the study grind, Bennu's two locations offers food items like pastries and pizzas sourced from local businesses. (2001 E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.; 515 S. Congress Ave.)
The Buzz Mill: While known mostly as a lumberjack-themed coffee shop, Buzzmill's property also houses multiple food trucks and the bar also stocks various snack pastries. (1505 Town Creek Dr.)
Monkey Nest Coffee:The Burnet Road shop features organic coffee as well as dishes like pizza, salads and sandwiches. (5353 Burnet Road)