Sweetgreen opening first Austin location on South Congress on Aug. 12

Sweetgreen is set to open in South Austin on Aug. 12. (Courtesy Sweetgreen)
Sweetgreen is set to open in South Austin on Aug. 12. (Courtesy Sweetgreen)

Sweetgreen is set to open in South Austin on Aug. 12. (Courtesy Sweetgreen)

Sweetgreen will open its first Austin location Aug. 12 at 1007 S. Congress Ave., Austin. The salad and grain bowl-focused restaurant has more than 100 locations nationwide, including two that opened in Houston last year. Sweetgreen will open another Austin location, on The Drag, later this fall. For every meal sold on opening day, Sweetgreen will donate a meal to Caritas of Austin. www.sweetgreen.com
By Jack Flagler
Jack is the editor of Community Impact Newspaper's Central Austin and Southwest Austin editions. He began his career as a sports reporter in Massachusetts and North Carolina before moving to Austin in 2018. He grew up in Maine and graduated from Boston University, but prefers tacos al pastor to lobster rolls. You can get in touch at jflagler@communityimpact.com


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