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Where to Brunch on New Year’s Day

12 restaurants for New Year's Eve recovery.

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Food is the only thing that can make someone feel better the morning after New Year’s Eve. Here are the best places to eat in Austin on January 1st, from all-you-can-eat brunch buffets, all-day breakfast tacos, or healthy meals, there’s something for everyone. If there’s anything missing in the list below, please let us know on the tipline and in the comments below.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Counter Culture

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2337 E Cesar Chavez St
Austin, TX 78702

Gorge at Counter Culture Cafe’s $15 all-you-can-eat buffet brunch, with plenty of gluten-free options like the Hopping John Black Eyed Peas and smoky grits (there are some non-gluten-free options, too). If brunch isn’t your thing, the regular menu is also available. [Photo: Counter Culture/Facebook]

2. Epicerie

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2307 Hancock Dr
Austin, TX 78756
(512) 371-6840
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Epicerie’s New Year’s Day brunch special from 10am-3pm includes specials like black eyed peas eggs benedict. [Photo: Spencer Selvidge/EATX]

3. TacoDeli

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1500B Spyglass Dr
Austin, TX 78746
(512) 732-0303
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Breakfast tacos are the best way to get rid of a hangover, and Tacodeli will be serving ‘em all day long from 8am-3pm.

4. Gourdough's Public House

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2700 S Lamar Blvd
Austin, TX 78704
(512) 912-9070
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Serving brunch all day is smart of the donut wonderland, from 10am-5pm, along with free black eyed peas and cabbage. [Photo: Gourdough’s Public House/Facebook]

5. Banger's Sausage House & Beer Garden

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81 Rainey St
Austin, TX 78701
(512) 386-1656
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The Rainey Street restaurant is hosting their Big Band brunch for New Year’s Day from 10am-3pm. [Photo: Spencer Selvidge/EATX]

6. TRIO

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98 San Jacinto Blvd
Austin, TX 78701
(512) 685-8300
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The Four Seasons restaurant is hosting a buffet brunch from 10am-2pm with stations including made-to-order omelets and eggs benedicts, French toast casseroles with fig chutney, along with fish, meats, and desserts. Tickets are $58 for adults, and $29 for children.

7. Olivia

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2043 S Lamar Blvd
Austin, TX 78704
(512) 804-2700
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The South Lamar restaurant will be open for brunch on New Year’s Day.

8. Mulberry

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360 Nueces St
Austin, TX 78701
(512) 320-0297
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On the Mulberry New Year’s Day brunch menu, served from 11am-3pm, are pork benedict and brioche French toast.

9. Eastside Cafe

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2113 Manor Rd
Austin, TX 78722
(512) 476-5858
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Eastside Cafe’s brunch is on New Year’s Day from 11:15am-3pm, with their usual menu like eggs florentine and apple almond waffles, along with healthier options for those looking to start 2015 on the right foot, like roasted acorn squash and grilled salmon.

10. Flying Saucer Draught Emporium

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815 W 47th St
Austin, TX 78751
(512) 454-8200
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The beer and pub place is offering what they call their New Year's Day Recovery all day on the 1st. On deck are $3 mimosas and bloody marys, a special tapping of Saint Arnold's Pumpkinator brew, and brunch menu from 11am-3pm, including heavy southern foods like chicken and waffles and biscuits and gravy. [Flying Saucer Austin/Facebook]

11. Lucky Robot Japanese Kitchen

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1303 S Congress Ave
Austin, TX 78704
(512) 444-8081
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Welcome 2015 with Japanese food at Lucky Robot, with brunch bento boxes including black eyed peas with candied bacon and madai and ebi sushi. [Photo: Andrea Grimes/EATX]

12. Opal Divine's Penn Field

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3601 S Congress Ave
Austin, TX 78704
(512) 707-0237
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All locations of the grill will be serving a New Year’s Day brunch, with black eyed peas and Bloody Marys.

1. Counter Culture

2337 E Cesar Chavez St, Austin, TX 78702

Gorge at Counter Culture Cafe’s $15 all-you-can-eat buffet brunch, with plenty of gluten-free options like the Hopping John Black Eyed Peas and smoky grits (there are some non-gluten-free options, too). If brunch isn’t your thing, the regular menu is also available. [Photo: Counter Culture/Facebook]

2337 E Cesar Chavez St
Austin, TX 78702

2. Epicerie

2307 Hancock Dr, Austin, TX 78756

Epicerie’s New Year’s Day brunch special from 10am-3pm includes specials like black eyed peas eggs benedict. [Photo: Spencer Selvidge/EATX]

2307 Hancock Dr
Austin, TX 78756

3. TacoDeli

1500B Spyglass Dr, Austin, TX 78746

Breakfast tacos are the best way to get rid of a hangover, and Tacodeli will be serving ‘em all day long from 8am-3pm.

1500B Spyglass Dr
Austin, TX 78746

4. Gourdough's Public House

2700 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78704

Serving brunch all day is smart of the donut wonderland, from 10am-5pm, along with free black eyed peas and cabbage. [Photo: Gourdough’s Public House/Facebook]

2700 S Lamar Blvd
Austin, TX 78704

5. Banger's Sausage House & Beer Garden

81 Rainey St, Austin, TX 78701

The Rainey Street restaurant is hosting their Big Band brunch for New Year’s Day from 10am-3pm. [Photo: Spencer Selvidge/EATX]

81 Rainey St
Austin, TX 78701

6. TRIO

98 San Jacinto Blvd, Austin, TX 78701

The Four Seasons restaurant is hosting a buffet brunch from 10am-2pm with stations including made-to-order omelets and eggs benedicts, French toast casseroles with fig chutney, along with fish, meats, and desserts. Tickets are $58 for adults, and $29 for children.

98 San Jacinto Blvd
Austin, TX 78701

7. Olivia

2043 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78704

The South Lamar restaurant will be open for brunch on New Year’s Day.

2043 S Lamar Blvd
Austin, TX 78704

8. Mulberry

360 Nueces St, Austin, TX 78701

On the Mulberry New Year’s Day brunch menu, served from 11am-3pm, are pork benedict and brioche French toast.

360 Nueces St
Austin, TX 78701

9. Eastside Cafe

2113 Manor Rd, Austin, TX 78722

Eastside Cafe’s brunch is on New Year’s Day from 11:15am-3pm, with their usual menu like eggs florentine and apple almond waffles, along with healthier options for those looking to start 2015 on the right foot, like roasted acorn squash and grilled salmon.

2113 Manor Rd
Austin, TX 78722

10. Flying Saucer Draught Emporium

815 W 47th St, Austin, TX 78751

The beer and pub place is offering what they call their New Year's Day Recovery all day on the 1st. On deck are $3 mimosas and bloody marys, a special tapping of Saint Arnold's Pumpkinator brew, and brunch menu from 11am-3pm, including heavy southern foods like chicken and waffles and biscuits and gravy. [Flying Saucer Austin/Facebook]

815 W 47th St
Austin, TX 78751

11. Lucky Robot Japanese Kitchen

1303 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704

Welcome 2015 with Japanese food at Lucky Robot, with brunch bento boxes including black eyed peas with candied bacon and madai and ebi sushi. [Photo: Andrea Grimes/EATX]

1303 S Congress Ave
Austin, TX 78704

12. Opal Divine's Penn Field

3601 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704

All locations of the grill will be serving a New Year’s Day brunch, with black eyed peas and Bloody Marys.

3601 S Congress Ave
Austin, TX 78704

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