Several local hot spots have recently opened, expanded offerings or are coming soon in the East Austin area. This list is not comprehensive.

Now Open


The Italian-inspired neighborhood eatery offers ice cream, coffee and snacks, and plans are in place to add beer and wine. Bottega is owned by Gregory Maze, of Merry Monarch Creamery; Kati Luedecke, of Neighbors Dog Park & Coffee Shop; and Rudy Rivera III, of Wink Restaurant & Wine Bar.Jet’s Pizza

The Detroit-style pizzeria is now open in the Mueller neighborhood. The Michigan-based chain’s menu includes a variety of pizza options, including Detroit-style deep dish, hand-tossed round, thin crust and gluten-free, among other styles. The menu also has salads and subs.Coming Soon

Palm Pizza

Owned by the same people who opened Bufalina and Bufalina Due, this New York-style pizzeria will open soon. Palm Pizza will specialize in thin-crust pizzas cooked in gas ovens. A selection of wines, beers and nonalcoholic drinks will also be available in addition to sandwiches and salads.Expansions

Bar Toti at Este

Officials with the East Austin neighborhood bar and event space expanded its hours of operation and menu items. Located on the grounds of its sister restaurant, Este, Bar Toti at Este offers food such as appetizers and desserts in addition to libations.