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Where to Celebrate Rosh Hashanah in Austin With Food

Latkes, honey pie, and challahs

A plate of three latkes with a bowl of white sauce.
The Rosh Hashanah latkes from Aba.
Samantha Brauer

Rosh Hashanah — the Jewish New Year — takes place later this month. 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 Sunday, September 25 through Tuesday, September 27.

Abby Jane Bakeshop

The bakery’s Rosh Hashanah offerings are challahs, one plain ($9) and the other with raisins ($9.50). Preorders are being accepted now through Wednesday, September 21 at 3 p.m. Pickups take place on Friday, September 23, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.; and then Saturday and Sunday, September 24 and 25, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

16604 Fitzhugh Road, Dripping Springs

Dō’s Tiny Bread Shed

The little bakery’s making Rosh Hashanah challah as well. Preorders are being accepted through Thursday, September 22 at midnight.

2902 East 12th Street, Chestnut

Aba

The Mediterranean Chicago-import restaurant is offering a takeout meal and dine-in special for Rosh Hashanah. The takeout meal dishes include latkes, roasted apples with apple butter, matzo ball soup, and honey pie. Wine bottles can be added on. The meals cost $64.95 per serving and come in orders of two, four, six, or eight. The deadline for preorders is on Friday, September 23 by 5 p.m. Pickups take place on Sunday and Monday, September 25 and 26 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Then for dine-in, the restaurant is offering its shawarma-rubbed brisket entree for $28.95 during those two days as well.

1011 South Congress Avenue, Travis Heights

Know of other specials and events taking place in the city? Let Eater Austin know through austin@eater.com

Update, Wednesday, September 21, 2:33 p.m.: This guide, originally published on September 9, has been updated to include additional specials.

Aba [Austin]

1001 South Congress Avenue, Austin, Texas 78704 Visit Website

Abby Jane Bakeshop

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

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