Soon enough, it’ll be 2024, which means good riddance to 2023 (a familiar refrain). The first day of a new year requires hearty brunch food, good luck dishes (lots of black-eyed peas), and some mimosas for those who may have partied way too hard on New Year’s Eve and/or are seeking to start the new year on the right foot. From black-eyed peas at William Chris Vineyards to chicken and waffles at the Cavalier, here are the brunches your body needs to have you feeling for 2024.Read More
Where to Eat New Year’s Day Brunch in Austin in 2024
Start off on the right foot with lucky dishes (oh hi, black-eyed peas) and brunch
Salt Traders Coastal Cooking
It’s the best of both worlds at Jack Gilmore’s seafood restaurant: warming, filling seafood chowder poured over French fries. Takeout orders can be placed online (including the Zilker restaurant); there are indoor and outdoor dine-in services.
Noodles and dumplings are considered good luck foods, and both can be found at the North Austin Chinese restaurant. Takeout orders can be placed online; there are indoor dine-in services.
The downtown hotel’s coffee shop is hosting a hair of the dog bar for New Year’s Day with build-your-own bloody marys and mimosas. It runs from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. There are indoor dine-in areas.
And then upstairs at the Thompson Hotel in downtown, its poolside bar is hosting a New Year’s Day brunch with cocktails, breakfast tacos, huevos rancheros, and more starting at 11 a.m. There are indoor and outdoor dine-in services.
William Chris Vineyards
Stay tuned for details for Hill Country winery William Chris Vineyards’s annual New Year’s Day Party with a family-friendly black-eyed pea cook-off
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Eater readers say drive-thru restaurant El Tacorrido’s menudo is the best bowl of tripe soup in town. Takeout orders can be placed in-person through the drive-thrus of all of its locations.
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