Icy Austin weather leads to many restaurant closures

Pardon the late riff, but the weather outside is frightful. It had led to many Austin restaurant closures and some late openings Tuesday, while other spots are staying open and even offering specials. Check out this continually updated list throughout the day. This list focuses on indoor restaurants, because I reckon more trailers will be closed than open.



Andiamo Ristorante

Baby Greens

Casa Colombia


Counter Cafe (both locations)

District Kitchen + Cocktails

Drink. Well. 

El Chile Restaurant Group has closed all locations for the day (El Chile, El Chilito, El Alma, Yuyo and Alcomar)

Enoteca Vespaio




Guero’s Taco Bar on South Congress



Louie Mueller Barbecue in Taylor


Oasthouse Kitchen + Bar

Old Thousand

Quality Seafood

Salt Traders Costal Cooking

Shoal Creek Saloon

Spartan Pizza

All Veracruz All Natural locations

Vince Young Steakhouse


Austin-based delivery app Favor said to check the app for area-related delays.

Irene’s and Italic are both slated to open at 11 a.m.

Juliet Italian Kitchen plans to open at 5 p.m.

June’s All Day, Elizabeth Street Cafe and Josephine House all plan to open at 11 a.m.

Launderette will open at 5 p.m.

MAX’s Wine Dive is closed for lunch and hopes to open at 4 p.m.

Perla’s will open at 5 p.m.


Fonda San Miguel is offering its happy hour all night.

$1 frozen margaritas at Fresa’s

Hopfields ofering a free cup of their coconut red curry soup with any entrée or sandwich during lunch (11 a.m. to 3.pm.).

All JuiceLand locations in Austin area are offering 25 percent off all Superfood Hot Drinks Tuesday and Wednesday.  JuiceLand decided to close at 2 p.m. Tuesday.

Swift’s Attic is closed for lunch but plans to open for dinner.

Uchiko is running a hot toddy special. The Lemongrass Toddy ($12) is made with sake, Round Rock Honey, 5 spice, orange, and sherry. One dollar from each sale will go to the Farmers Emergency Relief Fund (FEF) which has been severely impacted as late because of the past week’s freezing temperatures.

Wild Chix & Waffles, the chicken-and-waffles restaurant at Northcross Mall is giving all customers a free hot drink of their choice with a purchase.