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Where to Celebrate Passover in Austin

From a Seder dinner to matzo ball soup

A bowl of yellow soup with a big matzo ball in the middle.
Matzo ball soup from Aba.
Aba
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.

The eight-day Jewish holiday Passover takes place soon starting on Wednesday, April 5 through Thursday, April 13. The centerpiece of Passover is the ritual intricate dinner the Seder during which the story of Exodus is recounted. For those who’d rather not cook or wish to get outside of the house, three Austin restaurants are offering Passover meals this year.

L’Oca d’Oro
1900 Simond Avenue, Mueller
The Italian restaurant is hosting its family-friendly Seders again this year for two nights. The dinner will include matzo soup, pastrami-style brisket, and sweet root vegetables dish tzimmes. The first evening will be hosted by Cantor Sarah Avner from the Beth Israel synagogue, with the second by Rabbi Neil Blumofe from the Agudas Achim synagogue; the dinners are open to all faiths.
When: Monday and Tuesday, April 10 and 11, 6 p.m.
Price: $100 per person (not including drinks and service charges
How to Book: Online

Salt & Time
1912 East Seventh Street, East Austin
The butcher shop-slash-restaurant is selling Passover meats for at-home-cooking purposes, including briskets and lambs in several ways.
When: Pickups are on Friday and Saturday, April 7 and 8 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. each day.
Price: Varies per item.
How to Order: Online

Aba
1011 South Congress Avenue, Travis Heights
The Mediterranean Chicago import is offering two ways to enjoy Passover meals. First are the reheatable takeout meals with dishes such as latkes made with potato and Brussels sprouts; slow-braised short ribs paired with pea puree; matzo ball soup; and honey pies. And then, the restaurant will offer dine-in Passover dish specials including those latkes, matzo ball soup, and short ribs.
When: Takeout orders can be placed now through 3 p.m. each of the pickup days on Wednesday and Thursday, April 5 and 6 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.; the dine-in specials are available Wednesday, April 5 through Thursday, April 13
Prices: The takeout meal is $58.95; dishes range from $9.95 to $24.95
How to Order/Book: Takeout orders can be placed online; reservations can be booked online

Did Eater miss a place to get Passover food in Austin? Let us know at austin@eater.com.

Update, April 3, 3:22 p.m.: This guide, originally published on March 21, has been updated to include additional events.

Salt & Time

1912 East 7th Street, , TX 78702 (512) 524-1383 Visit Website

L'Oca d'Oro

1900 Simond Avenue, , TX 78723 (737) 212-1876 Visit Website

Aba [Austin]

1001 South Congress Avenue, Austin, Texas 78704 Visit Website