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New Restaurants in 2016

austin's newest restaurants

2016 has begun to be a strong culinary year in Austin, with three new restaurants having opened in January. Here is the list of what is brand new and what to expect this spring:

  • Backbeat | both classic and innovative cocktails and draft beers from the owners of Drinkwell |1300 South Lamar | opening in March
  • Barley Swine | new location with twice the seating in the hot Burnet Road area | 6555 Burnet Road | now open
  • Boiler Nine Bar + Grill | Executive Chef Jason Stude, formerly of Congress, is now fully prepared to open the long awaited restaurant in Seaholm | 214 West Avenue  |  opening Spring
  • Bufalina Due | the 2nd and larger location, expanding the menu to include house baked breads | 6555 Burnet Road  | now open
  • Easy Tiger 2 | opening in the Highland neighborhood, this 11,000+ SF space will have 250 outdoor seats, a dog park and performance stage | 6406 N I-35 | opening Summer
  • Green Pastures | purchased and revamped by La Corsha Hospitality, the Austin landmark will keep the classics and expand with a boutique hotel | 811 West Live Oak | restaurant to reopen Summer
  • Nightcap | artisan desserts and cocktails, open late | 1406 W. 6th | now open
  • Otoko | Paul Qui’s traditional Japanese, 12 seat project at the South Congress Hotel | 1603 S. Congress | opening Spring
  • Snooze | Denver favorite joins Lamar Central for all day brunch | 3800 N. Lamar | opening March