Austin never has a shortage of exciting new eateries and that continues to be true as we welcome a new year! From mouth-watering bakeries to the newest Franklin Barbecue venture, we’ve rounded up Austin’s newest batch of restaurants.
Central Machine Works | A new brewery with an expansive beer garden in East Austin offering live music, a large outdoor space, a full bar, and a kitchen that focuses on classic bar foods.
4824 E Cesar Chavez St | 512.220.2340
DipDipDip Tatsu-Ya | A new-school take on traditional shabu-shabu, a Japanese nabemono hot pot dining experience where dishes are cooked at the table and then dipped into flavorful sauces.
7301 Burnet Rd #101 | 512.893.5561
Franklin Barbecue’s Tacos & Coffee | Always-busy Austin pitmaster Aaron Franklin recently opened a trailer outside of Franklin Barbecue offering simple yet delicious breakfast tacos and coffee.
900 E 11th St | 512.520.5786
Julie Myrtille Bakery | Enjoy delicious French artisan gourmet food and delicatessen at this once farmers market stand now turned full-on bakery at Springdale General.
1023 Springdale Rd Building 1D | 512.983.2641
Nixta Taqueria | This casual counter-service restaurant brings a splash of color to East Austin with its freshly ground tortillas and tostadas made from vibrantly hued heirloom corn.
2512 East 12th St | 512.551.3855
OMG Squee | Famous for their super adorable character macarons and jiggly Japanese cheesecake, OMG Squee is a gluten-free scratch bakery, ice creamery, dessert, and tea shop in East Austin.
4607 Bolm Rd | 512.435.9113
The Peacock | The first of the four restaurants within new downtown hotel the Austin Proper. This ground floor restaurant and lobby bar offers hummus with ground lamb, kebabs, wine from Lebanon, among other dishes and drinks.
600 W 2nd St | 512.628.1410
Provision | This new restaurant has taken over the former Red’s Porch with an upscale sports-bar vibe, emphasis on low-ABV cocktails, and approachable food like a short rib quesadilla.
4200-B, W Braker Ln | 512.345.6999
Punch Bowl Social | This newly re-imagined modern art-deco space is designed for foodies and fun-hunters alike. This entertainment hub offeres scratch-to-table dining and couture gaming such as ping pong, karaoke, and a vintage arcade.
Rebel Cheese | Your stop for cheese plates, vegan meats, made-to-order sandwiches, soups and salads, plus hard to find vegan gourmet grocery items from around the world.
2200 Aldrich St # 120 | 512.871.0845
Spread & Co. | From homemade jams and pickles to high quality cheese, this Austin home-
1601 W 38th St #1 | 512.814.2002
Troublemaker | This East Austin newbie sells records, hosts live music and primarily offers different variations of the California burrito, notable for its combination of french fries and carne asada.