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.Read More
Where to Brunch on New Year’s Day
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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]
Epicerie’s New Year’s Day brunch special from 10am-3pm includes specials like black eyed peas eggs benedict. [Photo: Spencer Selvidge/EATX]
Breakfast tacos are the best way to get rid of a hangover, and Tacodeli will be serving ‘em all day long from 8am-3pm.
Gourdough's Public House
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]
Banger's Sausage House & Beer Garden
The Rainey Street restaurant is hosting their Big Band brunch for New Year’s Day from 10am-3pm. [Photo: Spencer Selvidge/EATX]
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.
The South Lamar restaurant will be open for brunch on New Year’s Day.
On the Mulberry New Year’s Day brunch menu, served from 11am-3pm, are pork benedict and brioche French toast.
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.
Flying Saucer Draught Emporium
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]
Lucky Robot Japanese Kitchen
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]
Opal Divine's Penn Field
All locations of the grill will be serving a New Year’s Day brunch, with black eyed peas and Bloody Marys.