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Where to Brunch on New Year's Day, Mapped

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New Year's Eve can all go horribly wrong. The expensive prix fixe might disappoint, the bubbles might go to your head, and ye gods, the cab situation. New Year's Day brunch is a much more reliable, and satisfying, affair. No one is trying to have The Best Night of Their Life, and there's still an excuse to drink champagne. Check out the best of the city's New Year's brunch options below, from fancy to classic to migas.


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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Flying Saucer Draught Emporium

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815 W 47th St
Austin, TX 78751
(512) 454-8200
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The Flying Saucer will host a "recovery" brunch from 11am-3pm with $3 mimosas and Bloody Marys. They will tap Deschutes’ Super Jubel 2010, a rare winter seasonal from that brewery.

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2. Contigo Austin

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2027 Anchor Ln.
Austin, TX 78723
(512) 614-2260
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Contigo will be hosting a New Year's Day brunch from 11am-3pm. They promise on Facebook to work black eyed peas in there "somewhere."

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3. El Chile

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1816 South 1st St
Austin, TX 78704
(512) 457-9900
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Both outpost of El Chile will be serving up a New Year's Day brunch, with drink specials like $3 mimosas and $5 cantaloupe margaritas.

4. La Condesa

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400 W. 2nd St.
Austin, TX 78701
(512) 499-0300
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After their NYE party at upstairs club Malverde, La Condesa will be serving up a New Year's Day "hangover" brunch. Specials include a pozole rojo and barbacoa.

5. Searsucker

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415 Colorado St
Austin, TX 78701
(512) 394-8000
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Searsucker will be open for brunch from 11am-6pm with their normal brunch menu plus some additional New Year's specials.

6. Counter Culture

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2337 E Cesar Chavez St
Austin, TX 78702
This vegan-focused spot will be open from 11am-8pm on New Year's Day, serving up their regular menu as well as a "good luck" buffet featuring black eyed peas, grits, and other veganized southern favorites.

7. Sagra

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1050 East 11th St.
Austin, TX 78702
(512) 535-5988
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Sagra will be offering an all-you-can eat brunch buffet and an all-you-can-drink Bloody Mary and mimosa bar for $30. Brunch runs from 10:30am until you fall over into a food/bubbles coma.

8. Tamale House East

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1707 E 6th St
Austin, TX 78702
(512) 495-9504
Tamale House East will be open tomorrow for all your hangover-curing Tex Mex needs. Over on Twitter, they are urging patrons to join them for "Migas Mañana."

9. Cenote

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1010 E Cesar Chavez St.
Austin, TX 78702
(512) 524-1311
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Cenote will be open tomorrow at 8:30am and serving their full weekend brunch menu. And coffee. Very, very important coffee.

10. Yellow Jacket Social Club

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1700 E 5th St.
Austin, TX 78702
(512) 480-9572
Yellow Jacket's New Year's Day party starts at noon, with black eyed peas, collards, live bluegrass, and football.

11. El Mesón

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2038 S Lamar Blvd
Austin, TX 78704
(512) 442-4441
El Meson will be serving a brunch buffet New Year's Day. They'll also be hosting a New Year's Eve dinner, for those looking for casual last-minute plans.

12. Gourdough's Public House

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2700 S Lamar Blvd
Austin, TX 78704
(512) 912-9070
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In case your hangover is best cured with donuts (whose isn't?), Gourdough's is hosting a hangover brunch from 11am-5pm. And yes, there will be black eyed peas.

13. Olivia

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2043 S Lamar Blvd
Austin, TX 78704
(512) 804-2700
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Olivia will be hosting a New Year's Day brunch from 10am-3pm. The special menu will feature savory pancakes and New Year's-themed ingredients.

14. Jack Allen's Kitchen

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7720 W Highway 71
Austin, TX 78735
(512) 852-8558
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Both locations of Jack Allen's will be serving brunch drinks like Bloody Mary's and mimosas for $3.50 until 3pm on New Year's Day, and they're open regular hours.

1. Flying Saucer Draught Emporium

815 W 47th St, Austin, TX 78751
The Flying Saucer will host a "recovery" brunch from 11am-3pm with $3 mimosas and Bloody Marys. They will tap Deschutes’ Super Jubel 2010, a rare winter seasonal from that brewery.

[Photo: Gary K/Yelp]

815 W 47th St
Austin, TX 78751

2. Contigo Austin

2027 Anchor Ln., Austin, TX 78723
Contigo will be hosting a New Year's Day brunch from 11am-3pm. They promise on Facebook to work black eyed peas in there "somewhere."

[Photo: Contigo/Facebook]

2027 Anchor Ln.
Austin, TX 78723

3. El Chile

1816 South 1st St, Austin, TX 78704
Both outpost of El Chile will be serving up a New Year's Day brunch, with drink specials like $3 mimosas and $5 cantaloupe margaritas.
1816 South 1st St
Austin, TX 78704

4. La Condesa

400 W. 2nd St., Austin, TX 78701
After their NYE party at upstairs club Malverde, La Condesa will be serving up a New Year's Day "hangover" brunch. Specials include a pozole rojo and barbacoa.
400 W. 2nd St.
Austin, TX 78701

5. Searsucker

415 Colorado St, Austin, TX 78701
Searsucker will be open for brunch from 11am-6pm with their normal brunch menu plus some additional New Year's specials.
415 Colorado St
Austin, TX 78701

6. Counter Culture

2337 E Cesar Chavez St, Austin, TX 78702
This vegan-focused spot will be open from 11am-8pm on New Year's Day, serving up their regular menu as well as a "good luck" buffet featuring black eyed peas, grits, and other veganized southern favorites.
2337 E Cesar Chavez St
Austin, TX 78702

7. Sagra

1050 East 11th St., Austin, TX 78702
Sagra will be offering an all-you-can eat brunch buffet and an all-you-can-drink Bloody Mary and mimosa bar for $30. Brunch runs from 10:30am until you fall over into a food/bubbles coma.
1050 East 11th St.
Austin, TX 78702

8. Tamale House East

1707 E 6th St, Austin, TX 78702
Tamale House East will be open tomorrow for all your hangover-curing Tex Mex needs. Over on Twitter, they are urging patrons to join them for "Migas Mañana."
1707 E 6th St
Austin, TX 78702

9. Cenote

1010 E Cesar Chavez St., Austin, TX 78702
Cenote will be open tomorrow at 8:30am and serving their full weekend brunch menu. And coffee. Very, very important coffee.
1010 E Cesar Chavez St.
Austin, TX 78702

10. Yellow Jacket Social Club

1700 E 5th St., Austin, TX 78702
Yellow Jacket's New Year's Day party starts at noon, with black eyed peas, collards, live bluegrass, and football.
1700 E 5th St.
Austin, TX 78702

11. El Mesón

2038 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78704
El Meson will be serving a brunch buffet New Year's Day. They'll also be hosting a New Year's Eve dinner, for those looking for casual last-minute plans.
2038 S Lamar Blvd
Austin, TX 78704

12. Gourdough's Public House

2700 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78704
In case your hangover is best cured with donuts (whose isn't?), Gourdough's is hosting a hangover brunch from 11am-5pm. And yes, there will be black eyed peas.
2700 S Lamar Blvd
Austin, TX 78704

13. Olivia

2043 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78704
Olivia will be hosting a New Year's Day brunch from 10am-3pm. The special menu will feature savory pancakes and New Year's-themed ingredients.
2043 S Lamar Blvd
Austin, TX 78704

14. Jack Allen's Kitchen

7720 W Highway 71, Austin, TX 78735
Both locations of Jack Allen's will be serving brunch drinks like Bloody Mary's and mimosas for $3.50 until 3pm on New Year's Day, and they're open regular hours.
7720 W Highway 71
Austin, TX 78735

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