Whether you're hungry after seeing an evening movie or enjoying a night out, or you’re just craving something better than what’s in your fridge, these places here in Austin serve late night eats just for you.


This award-winning spot is sure to satisfy your late-night cravings. Gourdough’s serves up famous, flavorful doughnut combinations until the wee hours of the evening. They're open until midnight Sunday through Thursday and until 3 a.m. on Friday and Saturday. 

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Texas Chili Parlor

Another famous spot, Texas Chili Parlor stays open every night until 2 a.m. to rescue you from the munchies. Located in the northern part of downtown in the Austin Institution’s Foundation, TCP is sure to satisfy when late night hunger strikes.


Open until 2 a.m. on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, Irene’s is not your grandmother’s Southern soul food. Irene’s has its own special late-night menu for diners that starts at 11 p.m. on Thursday through Saturday and goes until closing. The late night menu offers special sweet and savory tall boy options, but you can order from the regular menu as well.

Happy Chicks

Serving food until 2 a.m. Thursday through Saturday and until midnight Sunday through Wednesday, Happy Chicks makes fresh-to-order chicken tenders and side dishes. Chicken orders can me made original or spicy and come with an array of “Happy Sauces,” 15 sauces made fresh each morning and includes eight Ranch-based sauces and seven classic sauces. 

Home Slice Pizza

When you’re craving a slice of pizza late at night, Home Slice is your answer. Home Slice is open until 3 a.m. on Friday and Saturday for slices and until 11 p.m. Sunday through Thursday. A New York-style pizza joint, prices for a slice from Home Slice range from $3.75 to $4.25 depending on the variety.

No matter what you're craving around midnight, these late night eats in Austin have you covered.

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