Multiple restaurants are re-opening all over the Austin area, maintaining strict social distancing guidelines to serve their guests. Many other restaurants have chosen to continue offering curbside service and delay their re-opening amid the COVID-19 threat.
As more restaurants continue to re-open throughout the area, several are offering terrific dine-in and curbside happy hour, dinner and Mother’s Day specials.
Following the Texas governor’s order allowing for dine-in services to resume at 25% capacity, Malibu Poke re-opens with modifications in place. Seating is available inside the dining room and on the patio, modifying seating with tables spaced 6 feet apart. These and other modifications allow Malibu Poke staff to provide guests close to the original Malibu experience, without potential risk to themselves and the guests. Located in the Seaholm District at 211 Walter Seaholm Drive.
Uchiko is offering NEW Uchiko-go Dinner for Two Packages for $65 and $85, available Fridays through Sundays. The $65 package includes shiro dashi deviled eggs with caviar; yokai berry salmon, kale, asian pear, yuzu dashi, blueberry; ohitashi japanese style southern braised greens; karaage chicken; candy bar dark chocolate, peanut, and salted caramel; diy biscuits; Stolpman 2018 rose “para maria” And a choice of p-38 roll or ham and eggs roll.
Loro is reopening with limited in-restaurant dining and new protocols and measures going beyond government requirements, to keep guests, staff and the community safe during COVID-19. Curbside pickup and delivery service will continue, including Rib Dinner For Two ($39.75) available 4-8:30 pm Sundays and Mondays.
On the heels of being named one of 2020’s Best New Restaurants by GQ Magazine, DipDipDip Tatsu-Ya is excited to announce the DipDipDip Pop-Up, opening Friday, May 8. The menu will feature new dipping sandwiches with a choice of dip, plus artisanal ice cream, all available to-go. Guests can order ahead online via tatsu-ya.com or at the DipDipDip Ice Cream service window located at 7301 Burnet Rd Ste 101. The DipDipDip Pop-Up will be open Wednesday through Sunday, from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Happy Hour on the patio is back from 4pm – 6pm at Salty Sow, with $2 off cocktails, draft beer, $15 rotating red, white rosé and sparkling wine by the bottle, as well as $5 – $8 food items. They’ve also implemented a discounted dinner deal called “Chef Nick’s Choice”.
Juliet is reopening for lunch and dinner takeout and delivery on Monday, May 18. It will serve its full menu of Italian classics, family style meals, and alcohol including beer, wine and it’s popular Aperol spritz kits and now, cocktails. New cocktails offerings include perfect summer sippers like frosé and mojitos. For those wishing to dine picnic-style, Juliet will have picnic tables set up in a section of its parking lot daily beginning at 4 p.m. Guests can order online or over the phone and pick up their meal in to-go containers. Juliet is committed to health and safety protocols, so to minimize contact, guests wishing to order additional food, drinks and dessert may place their orders online or over the phone again. Juliet will clean and sanitize tables thoroughly between guests.
ATX Cocina has reopened their patio for guests to dine in and added a build-your-own taco kit, Paloma kit, rotisserie chicken and more! Monday – Thursday 4-8 p.m. and Friday – Saturday 4 – 9 p.m
reopen for to-go service. The East Austin café, known for bringing New American fare to the Holly neighborhood, has reopened it’s doors to feature two to-go menus; an All-Day Menu and a Dinner Menu. The All-Day Menu will be available from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily and will include the much-loved Launderette Plancha Burger, Frites & Chef Laura Sawicki’s Salted Chocolate Chip Cookies.
Fresa’s has re-opened its South First location for contactless curbside service. The full menu is available to-go, including items unique to the South First location such as Wood-Grilled Skirt Steak & Aji-Glazed Gulf Prawns as well as the La Gringa Quesadilla. There is also now an option to order the new Boozy Margarita Kit for $35. Patrons can park in a curbside service parking space that will be designated with signs, stay in their car and follow the directions on the signage to place or pick-up their order.
Pitchfork Pretty has reopened for To Go curbside pick up and delivery to-go orders! The to-go menu includes tried and true favorites like the Habanero-Brined Fried Chicken (GF), as well as new dishes like the Double Cheeseburger on a Homemade Bun. Hours: Tuesday – Saturday 12 p.m. – 8 p.m.