Hanukkah in Austin is coming up soon, from Sunday, November 28 through Monday, December 6. There are a few Austin restaurants, bars, and organizations partaking in takeout Hanukkah meals, dishes, and even cocktails. Relatedly, Eater explored the city’s best Jewish foods.
2211 Webberville Road, East Austin
The patio-friendly bar brought back its multi-week Hanukkah cocktail pop-up again this holiday season. The Get Lit bar features themed cocktails like the latke punch made with potato vodka and apple cider. Co-owner Josh Brownfield, who is Jewish himself, consulted his rabbi brother-in-law for the pop-up. Partial proceeds will go towards Shalom Austin.
Dates: Sunday, November 28 through Thursday, December
Congregation Agudas Achim
7300 Hart Lane, Northwest Hills
The Austin synagogue is offering pickup latkes for Hanukkah. A dozen is $18, and gluten-free ones are $22. For an additional $5, there’s (always needed) sour cream and apple sauce.
Deadlines: Wednesday, November 24 for November 29 pickups; Monday, November 29 for December 3 pickups
Pickup Dates: Timed pickups on Monday, November 29, or Friday, December 3
How to Book: Online
Rosen’s Bagel Co.
The online Austin bagel shop with a forthcoming physical location is making latkes for the holiday. The $19.99 order comes with six latkes paired with creme fraiche and a homemade apple sauce. Also on offer are smoked whitefish and salmon salads, lox, and babka from bakery service Babka ATX. There’s also a general 20 percent off discount for $20+ orders placed during the holiday made using the code “Hanukkah.”
Deadlines: 48-hours advanced notice from the delivery date
Delivery Dates: Sunday, November 28 through Monday, December 6
How to Book: Online
1011 South Congress Avenue, Travis Heights
The Chicago-based Mediterranean restaurant will offer dine-in Hanukkah specials this holiday. The two items are latkes made with parmesan, potatoes, and Brussels sprouts; and then a brisket confit spiced with shawarma.
Dates: Sunday, November 28 through Monday, December 6, starting at 4 p.m. on weekdays and 3 p.m. on weekends.
How to Book: Online or over the phone at (737) 273-0199
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