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GOT AUSTIN: New Austin Restaurants

Wondering where to make reservations for this weekend? From a new downtown restaurant from a multiple James Beard-nominated chef to a fun bar in Central East Austin, we’ve rounded up Austin’s latest batch of restaurants.

Luminaire | Six-time James Beard Award nominee, Steve McHugh, opens his first Austin restaurant at the bottom of the Hyatt Centric Congress Avenue Hotel boasting a menu focusing on charcuterie and seasonal Texas fare.

721 Congress Avenue | 737.257.3211 

Bosses Office | This speakeasy-themed bar believes in modern technologies and old-fashioned practices in creating its array of specialty cocktails.


3223 E 7th Street  | 512.422.9776

Flo’s Wine Bar & Bottle Shop | This new neighborhood wine bar located in Tarrytown offers nearly 200 bottles hand-picked from across the world. In addition, this is also the highly anticipated Allday’s Austin debut, a counter-service pizzeria serving N.Y.C.-style pies and more!

3111 W 35th Street

Ling Kitchen | Enjoy an intimate multi-course dining experience from the chef behind Qi and Lin Asian Bar. 


8423 Research Boulevard | 512.953.8182

Lucky’s | This new bar and lounge offers small plates, such as quesadilla with kimchi, a soba noodle bowl, and sweet chili wings, along with an immense cocktail list.

1050 E 11th Street Suite 100 | 512. 766.8131

JewBoy Sliders | From the owners of JewBoy Burgers, JewBoy Sliders is a food truck in East Austin serving two types of notably unkosher sliders.

1050 E 11th Street Suite 100 | 512. 766.8131

Masa y Mas | Using techniques from chef/operating partner Roberto Campos’s grandmother, Masa y Mas focuses on regional Mexican fare all made with handmade flour, yellow, and blue corn tortillas.

1817 South Lamar Boulevard | 512.354.1655

Uchiba | Uchiba, Uchi’s more casual spin-off, will offer a vast selection of yakitori grill items, Uchi classics, and craft cocktails. Opening summer 2023.


601 West Second Street

Hattie B’s Hot Chicken | Nashville-based hot chicken restaurant chain to open first Austin location offering fiery, crispy hot chicken in addition to boozy slushies and draft cocktails.

2529 South Lamar Boulevard

Ember Kitchen & Subterra Agave Bar | Puerto Rican chef María Mercedes Grubb opens Caribbean-inspired restaurant focusing on live-fire cooking.

800 W Cesar Chavez Street Suite PP110 | 512.291.6846

Bufalina | After closing their original location in 2021, Bufalina opens a new location in East Austin serving artisanal Neapolitan pizza.

2215 E Cesar Chavez Street | 512.394.5337

Sammataro | Famed pizza truck opens its first brick-and-mortar location expanding the menu to include pizzas, pastas, meatballs, salads, East Coast-style subs, and sandwiches.

900 W 10th Street | 512.690.1547

J-Prime Steakhouse | San Antonio-based restaurant offers a modern steakhouse ambiance filled with unique flair and favor.


301 Brazos Street #150 | 737.309.3301

Nido | Located at the Loren at Lady Bird Lake, this rooftop bar serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner with a menu focusing on elevating familiar dished and favorite flavors through the purest ingredients.

1211 W Riverside Drive | 512.580.1183

Marufuku Ramen | San Francisco Japanese noodle restaurant opens second Texas location focusing on Hakata-style tonkotsu, with creamy pork bone broth and thin noodles, served with varying spice levels.

1900 Aldrich Street #1800 | 512.503.5003