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Where to Celebrate Rosh Hashanah in Austin With Food

Challahs, apple strudels, and brisket

A round braided bread loaf.
Challah from Abby Jane Bakeshop.
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Nadia Chaudhury is the editor of Eater Austin covering food and pop culture, as well as a photographer, writer, and frequent panel moderator and podcast guest.

Rosh Hashanah — the Jewish New Year — takes place in September. and the high holiday is often celebrated with feasts. In Austin, this means restaurants offering dine-in or takeout specials for the celebration, which runs from the evening of Friday, September 15 through Sunday, September 17.

Abby Jane Bakeshop

The bakery plans on offering two challahs for Rosh Hashanah, one raisin and the other plain, as well as apple strudel available whole or by the slice and honey cake. It’ll be available at the bakery counter for walk-in orders but call-ahead preorders are possible too.

16604 Fitzhugh Road, Dripping Springs


The Mediterranean Chicago-import restaurant is offering a takeout meal for Rosh Hashanah. The takeout dishes include matzo ball soup, mushroom kugel, shawarma-rubbed brisket, and sticky date cake. Wine bottles can be added on. The meals cost $129.90 for two servings. The deadline for preorders is on Wednesday, September 13. Timed pickups take place on Friday, September 15 and Saturday, September 16 between 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

1011 South Congress Avenue, Travis Heights

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1001 South Congress Avenue, Austin, Texas 78704 Visit Website

Abby Jane Bakeshop

16604 Fitzhugh Road, , TX 78620 (512) 383-5923 Visit Website