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93 New Restaurants Opened In Austin This Year

December 26, 2017

93 New Restaurants Opened In Austin This Year

Another year is coming to a close which means it’s time for my yearly restaurant census. You can see the 2015 edition here, and the 2016 edition here.

SEE ALSO: BEST RESTAURANTS IN AUSTIN

93 new restaurants opened and 62 closed in North, South, Central, East, and Downtown Austin this year.


 

Bao'd Up

NEW RESTAURANTS IN NORTH AUSTIN

101 by Tea Haus
Alamo Drafthouse and Barrel o’ Fun in Mueller
Bao’d Up – (Get Ready To Stuff Your Face With All The Buns)
Be More Pacific
Biderman’s Deli
Bonhomie
Capitol Sandwich
Cyclone Anaya’s Tex Mex Cantina
Doc B’s Fresh Kitchen
El Dorado Cafe
First Watch
Halycon at Mueller
Honest Mary’s
J.T. Youngblood’s
Jang’s Chimac Cafe
Kula
Liberation Fish
Michi Ramen in Pflugerville
Pizzeria PS 35
Velvet Taco
Vera Cruz All Natural Brick & Mortar
Zucchini Kill

 

CLOSED RESTAURANTS IN NORTH AUSTIN

Alborz Persian Cuisine
Apothecary Cafe and Wine Bar
Bribery Bakery Mueller
Crawfish Corner & Oyster Bar
General Tso’Boy
House Pizzeria
Hudson’s On the Bend
Mighty Bird
PhoNatic at Mueller
Pizzeria PS 35
Rebel Pizza Bar
Scarlet Rabbit
Svante’s
Twisted Root Burger Co.
Z’Tejas’s West Parmer Lane location


Phoebe's Diner

NEW RESTAURANTS IN SOUTH AUSTIN

Aviary Wine & Kitchen
Bougie’s Donuts & Coffee
El Chilito
El Chipirón
Ghost Hill
It’s Italian Cucina
Jolt Bistro
Juice Girl
Krua Urban Thai
LeRoy and Lewis
ManinPasta
Pho With Us
Phoebe’s Diner
Puli-Ra
Skull and Cakebones
Soto on South Lamar
Tasty Spoon

 

CLOSED RESTAURANTS IN SOUTH AUSTIN

Aroma
Cantine
Delicious
El Burro
Fair Bean Coffee
Phonatic at Southpark Meadows
Pollo Tropical
Porter Ale House and Gastropub
Strange Brew
Tres Amigos’s West Slaughter Lane location
Violet Taco


Batch Austin

NEW RESTAURANTS IN CENTRAL AUSTIN

Batch Craft Beer & Kolaches
Cenote
Don Japanese Restuarant
Frank on Campus
Halal Guys
Happy Chicks
J. Leonardi’s Barbeque
Kemuri Tatsu-ya
Look Poke
MezzeMe
Milky Way Shakes
Native Hostel
Otherside Deli
Pitchfork Pretty
Poke Bowl
Pool Burger
Steel City Pops Brick and Mortar
Tiny Boxwood

 

CLOSED RESTAURANTS IN CENTRAL AUSTIN

Big Bite
Cuban Sandwich Cafe
Daito
Departure Lounge
El Sapo
GreenGos
MyFitFoods (all locations)
Nubian Queen Lola’s Cajun Soul Food
Old School Bar & Grill
Pizzeria Vetri – RIP my favorite pizza in Austin
Symon’s Burger Joint


Kinda Tropical Austin

NEW RESTAURANTS IN EAST AUSTIN

Cafe Nena’í
Fumaça Gaucha Brazilian Steakhouse – also closed
Goody Goody Gumbo
Kinda Tropical
Kuneho
La Matta
Nickle City
Thai Kun’s Chicken Trailer
Yuyo
Wilder Wood Restaurant and Bar

CLOSED RESTAURANTS IN EAST AUSTIN

Dog & Duck Pub
Fumaça Gaucha Brazilian Steakhouse
Kuneho – RIP Qui and now Kuneho
Porfirio’s Tacos
Silo on 7th
Sister Coffee – RIP boobie coffee 🙁
Smokey Denmark’s food truck
Sputnik
Trackside


NEW RESTAURANTS IN WEST AUSTIN

Fresh Pasta Shop La Dolda
SnappySalad

 

CLOSED RESTAURANTS IN WEST AUSTIN

Blackbird Bakery
Cindy’s Bar and Grill
Fresh Pasta Shop La Dolda
Hasler Brothers Steakhouse
Zack’s American Bistro


Le Politique in Austin, TX

NEW RESTAURANTS IN DOWNTOWN AUSTIN

Academia
ATX Cocina – (ATX Cocina, Austin’s Hottest New Modern Mexican Restaurant Is Gluten-Free)
Belly Up
Buford’s Backyard Beer Garden,
Caroline/Upstairs at Caroline
Flower Child Downtown
Holy Roller
Las Perlas
Le Politique – (Le Politique, New Best Restaurant In Downtown Austin)
My Name is Joe
Red Ash
Tumble 22 – (Best Fried Chicken in Austin)
Yummi Joy

 

CLOSED RESTAURANTS IN DOWNTOWN AUSTIN

Bar 96
Carmelo’s Italian Restaurant
Dine
Gourdough’s Public House, relocating to Burnet
Isla
No Va
Red Room Lounge


Monte Cristo at Hey!...You Gonna Eat or What?

NEW RESTAURANTS IN SOUTH AUSTIN

Alimentari 28
Austin Taco Project
Bennu
Jo’s Burger Box
Moonfire Lounge
Nate’s Baked Goods & Coffee
Papalote Taco House
Pueblo Viejo
Revolución
Twelve Bones BBQ
Veggie Heaven

 

CLOSED RESTAURANTS IN SOUTH AUSTIN

El Gallo
Hey!…You Gonna Eat or What? – RIP fried monte cristo 🙁
Keso Taco House
Tiny’s


Did I miss a restaurant opening or closing? Let me know in the comments below.

WRITTEN BY:

Jane Ko is the blogger behind A Taste of Koko, Austin's top food and travel blog. She is a social media marketer, blogger, food photographer, and the host of the largest SXSW food crawl. Lives in Austin, find her on Google+

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