CAVA has announced the grand opening of a new downtown location at the corner of 6th Street and Congress Avenue, officially opening on Friday, August 10th, 2018.  The East Coast-based fast-casual Mediterranean restaurant and culinary brand known for its healthy build-your-own bowls and pitas, marks the company’s third location in Austin since entering the market in June with locations on The Drag and Bee Caves Road.


CAVA will host a “Community Day” on Thursday, August 9th, providing free lunch between the hours of 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. and dinner from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. On Community Day, CAVA will be accepting donations to benefit local nonprofit partner Urban Roots, Austin’s only farm-based youth leadership organization that uses food and farming to transform the lives of young people and inspire, engage and nourish the community.

Cava dishes

CAVA 6th & Congress will open with the brand’s Summer Menu, which includes seasonal roasted vegetables of grape tomatoes, button mushrooms, green bell peppers and sweet potatoes, a seasonal topping of white bean salad, a seasonal spicy lentil soup and a savory spicy apricot dressing.


CAVA was founded in 2011 by childhood friends Ted Xenohristos, Ike Grigoropoulos, and Executive Chef Dimitri Moshovitis and now has more than 60 restaurants in eight states. CAVA was created to bring modern, authentic, and vibrant Mediterranean food to a wider audience using ingredients made from scratch in-house every day. The menu is specially created to deliver an ultra-personalized experience for each and every guest, featuring over 50 offerings and 58 million possible combinations of bold ingredients and flavors.


CAVA’s next-generation digital ordering platform is available for download on IOS at the Apple iTunes store and for Android at the Google Play store. The app provides customers with a convenient way to order CAVA and skip the line when picking up their freshly made meal at the location of their choice.

Cava wrap

The downtown restaurant is 3,133 square feet with seating for 64 people, and will be open from 10:45 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily at 515 Congress Avenue, Austin, TX 78701.


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