LIVE UPDATES: Learn what Lake Travis-Westlake businesses and restaurants are doing to stay open during coronavirus concerns

Restaurants in the Lake Travis-Westlake area will be restricted to drive-thru, takeout and delivery options from March 17-May 1 following a Travis County order to reduce public gatherings from 250 people to 10 people. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Restaurants in the Lake Travis-Westlake area will be restricted to drive-thru, takeout and delivery options from March 17-May 1 following a Travis County order to reduce public gatherings from 250 people to 10 people. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Restaurants in the Lake Travis-Westlake area will be restricted to drive-thru, takeout and delivery options from March 17-May 1 following a Travis County order to reduce public gatherings from 250 people to 10 people. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Businesses throughout Travis County and beyond have been scrambling to adjust their operations due to the spread of the coronavirus, and that is no different for those in the Lake Travis-Westlake area. Many are still open, but all of the businesses contacted had to modify their platforms in some way. Most have just switched to takeout and delivery options, while others also changed their hours, altered their menus or both.

Community Impact Newspaper is regularly contacting Lake Travis-Westlake businesses and restaurants to learn the latest updates on how they are managing as more calls for social distancing are made at the regional, state and federal levels. The latest updates can be found below. If the business listed on the corresponding map is not listed in the information below, the Lake Travis-Westlake editorial team has reached out and is still waiting for information.



Don't see your business or a business you want to know about in the Lake Travis-Westlake area on the list? Readers and business owners can share updates with the Lake Travis-Westlake editorial team by emailing ltwnews@communityimpact.com. This list will be updated as information is forthcoming.

Updated 12 p.m. April 14


Black Walnut Cafe is offering both takeout and delivery services at its two locations, including the one in the Four Points area. The cafe is accommodating free delivery for orders of at least $20, offering a selection of wine, beer and other alcoholic beverages. Black Walnut Cafe, which is open seven days a week from 8 a.m.-8 p.m., is offering half-off prices for its entire wine stock, family packs and a variety of other specials.

Updated 4:33 p.m. March 26

Kitchen on the Bend opened March 20 despite unforeseen circumstances caused by COVID-19. The restaurant is open for curbside orders from 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Customers should call in to place their orders and pay over the phone to minimize contact.

Emerald Point Bar & Grill located adjacent to the Emerald Point Marina is accommodating delivery, takeout, curbside and dockside orders.

J5 Steakhouse is offering free delivery, takeout and curbside pickup from 5-8:30 p.m.

Nik's Italian Kitchen + Bar in the Four Points area is accommodating takeout and catering orders. According to the restaurant's website, online ordering will become available shortly.

Sandeez Hamburger Hut is open and offering curbside, drive-thru and delivery orders through Uber Eats.

Mangieri's Pizza Cafe is open, with the entire menu available for curbside pickup and delivery, including beer and wine orders.

Updated 1:50 p.m. March 23

Beachside Billy's is open for delivery, takeout, curbside and dockside orders at Volente Beach.

The Gnarly Gar is accommodating delivery, takeout, curbside and dockside orders.

The Lighthouse Restaurant & Lounge is open for delivery, takeout and curbside orders. The restaurant is also accommodating family style meal orders which can be placed over the phone.

Mandola's Italian is offering takeout and curbside orders which can be made online from 11a.m.-8 p.m. daily. The Bee Cave restaurant is also offering family meal packages.

Maudie's Hill Country is accommodating takeout and curbside orders.

Schmidt Family Barbecue is open for delivery, takeout and curbside pickup with online ordering available.

Chili's at the Hill Country Galleria is accommodating curbside pickup and free delivery orders. Customers are able to place orders online.


Saltgrass Steak House is accommodating takeout orders.

Meridian 98 at the Sonesta Bee Cave Hotel will be open for takeout orders daily from 6-9 a.m. and 4-9 p.m.

Einstein Bros. Bagels is accommodating takeout orders which can be made online or over the phone.

Panera Bread at the Hill Country Galleria is open for delivery and pickup orders.

Updated 1:18 p.m. March 20

Thai Spice is open for delivery, takeout and curbside pickup orders.

Castro's Bar & Grill is accommodating takeout and delivery orders, which will include beer, wine and liquor orders.

Don Mario Mexican Restaurant is open for takeout, delivery and curbside pickup orders. The restaurant will be operating with adjusted hours from from 9 a.m.-8 p.m. daily.

Chisos Grill is temporarily closed. Customers can purchase gift certificates at cjones@chisosgrill.com.

Las Palomas Restaurant-Bar is accommodating takeout and curbside pickup orders including food, margaritas, wine and beer Tuesday-Saturday 11 a.m.-8 p.m. The restaurant is set to begin delivery services March 24.

Updated 4:13 p.m. March 19

Angel's Icehouse is open for curbside pickup orders. The business has requested that customers place orders and pay over the phone to limit interactions.

The Wayback Cafe will open starting March 23 for takeout orders.

Pizzeria Sorellina is open from 5-8 p.m. daily.

Opie's Barbecue is open for takeout orders as well as delivery options in the Spicewood area.

Pizzeria Casa Nostra is open for takeout orders, which includes beer and wine orders.

Updated 10:20 a.m. March 19

Biderman's Deli is open for pickup orders only at this time.

Shack 512 will be closed until May 11.

Buenos Aires Cafe is offering takeout and free delivery until 8 p.m. with the option to order online.

Madam Mam's is accommodating takeout orders over the phone and will offer delivery services through Favor or DoorDash.

Runaway Luna will be offering pickup orders from its window. Customers can text in their order at 512-888-1320.

Salt Traders will be offering takeout orders from their Zilker Park location, which will be open from 11 a.m.-8:30 p.m.

Updated 3:23 p.m. March 18

Sway announced through its social media pages it has temporarily closed all locations.

Greater Foods Coffee Roasters is accommodating takeout orders until further notice from 7 a.m.-3 p.m. daily.

Yellow Dog Coffee Co. will continue to offer take out orders from its coffee stand in the Spicewood area.

Cafe Blue's Hill Country Galleria locations will be serving curbside orders and will offer free delivery through applications including Uber Eats and DoorDash. The Bee Cave location will be open from 11.m.-8 p.m., and the downtown location will be closed indefinitely.

Pao's Mandarin House is open and offering service through takeout and delivery.

Austin Tea Xchange is accommodating takeout orders, which customers can place through its website. The company will also offer deliveries through DoorDash.

Toss Pizzeria is open for pickup orders, which customers can place online.

Updated 12:11 p.m. March 18

Texas Honey Ham Co. is open for takeout and curbside orders with adjusted operating hours weekdays 7 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturdays 7 a.m.-3 p.m. and Sundays 8 a.m.-2 p.m.

Chick-fil-A is open from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. for drive-thru orders only.

Plate by Dzintra's website says the restaurant is open for takeout orders only, which can be made online, over the phone or in person.

Craig O's Pizza is accommodating takeout and delivery orders only.

Sundancer Grill will close its restaurant until May 1, according to it's voicemail service.

Oasthouse Kitchen + Bar is accommodating curbside takeout orders and will continue deliveries through outside services such as Grub Hub.The restaurant will be operating with limited business hours running from noon to 8 p.m. until May 1.

Tony C's will be open for takeout orders from noon to 8 p.m.

Original post 7:23 a.m. March 18

Hat Creek Burger Co. will be opened with adjusted operating hours from 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Hat Creek has only its drive-thru open until at least May 1 and orders can also be placed online or over the phone.

Modern Market's website says it is implementing free delivery for orders over $15 amid coronavirus concerns.

Shack 512 is reassessing if it is feasible to do takeout only, and that will be determined soon.

Hops & Thyme is closed, and owners are trying to figure out if takeout and curbside operations are feasible at this time.

The League Kitchen and Tavern locations in Dripping Springs and on RM 620 are offering to-go and pickup orders only and could resume normal operations by May 1.

Schlotzsky's Austin Eatery is accommodating pickup orders only.

Jason's Deli is accommodating takeout and drive-thru orders only until further notice.

Oz. Tap House has changed its hours to 11:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily and is accommodating takeout and online orders, as well as delivery through Uber Eats and Grub Hub, until further notice.

Jersey Mike's Subs is accommodating to-go and pickup orders only and could resume normal operations by May 1.

JuiceLand is accommodating takeout orders only and encouraging online and call-in orders and offering curbside pickup.

Daily Juice is open at all locations for to-go orders only. Customers can call in or order from the Daily Juice app and pick up curbside.

Galaxy Cafe is accommodating takeout orders only and offering curbside pickup.

Java Drive Organic Cafe is open only for takeout, delivery and curbside pickup until further notice, and the owners have also relaunched a delivery business called Fresh and Delicious Meals, which is operating out of Java Dive,

Kale Me Crazy has changed its hours from 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday. It is accommodating curbside pickup and delivery through Doordash or the Kale Me Crazy app until further notice. Hours are subject to change, and menu items could be reduced.

Jack Allen's Kitchen will temporarily closed all locations.

Jade is accommodating to-go orders only until May 1 and is not offering sushi.

Red Lotus Asian Grille is accommodating to-go and delivery orders until further notice.

Bon Japanese Cuisine is accommodating take out orders only and has changed its hours to 4-8 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday and is closed Mondays.

Green Mango is open for takeout orders only.

Cho Sushi Japanese Fusion is accommodating pickup orders only and is closing at 8 p.m. until May 1.

Izumi Sushi is accommodating pickup, curbside and delivery orders only and is now open from 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday and closed Sundays until May 1.

Sakura Sushi is accommodating call-in, walk-in and delivery orders with Doordash, Uber Eats and Grubhub and is closing at 9 p.m.

Tadashi is accommodating to-go and delivery orders only.

Frog & The Bull is accommodating to-go and delivery orders only and is open from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, from 4-8 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday and closed Monday.

Artemis Mediterranean Grill is accommodating takeout and delivery orders only until further notice.

Cava is accommodating takeout or walk-in orders, as well as orders through the Cava app. The hours are now 10:45 a.m.-8 p.m. daily.

Zoes Kitchen locations are accommodating takeout and delivery orders through Doordash, Uber Eats and Favor and are now closing at 8 p.m. until further notice.

Vivel Crepes & Coffee is accommodating takeout and delivery orders only and offers online ordering and curbside pickup. Delivery options are available through Doordash.

DoubleDave's Pizzaworks is accommodating delivery and pickup orders only.

Domino's Pizza is accommodating carryout and delivery orders only, and pickup customers must wait in their car for their orders.

Giovanni's Table is accommodating takeout orders only until further notice.

Toss Pizzeria & Pub is accommodating takeout orders, delivery orders through Favor, is offering curbside pickup and is open from 4-9 p.m daily.

Coffee Shark Espresso & Pints is accommodating takeout and delivery orders only.

Summer Moon Coffee is accommodating mobile app and drive-thru orders only at the RM 620 location, mobile app orders only at the Bee Caves Road location, and at both locations customers may sit at the patio but not outside.

Paris in a Bite is accommodating pickup orders only, and its hours are now from 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

Vaqueros is accommodating takeout and delivery orders only, and its hours of operation will depend on business needs, but the establishment will still open at 11 a.m. Monday-Saturday and Sunday at 10 a.m.

'ZZA Pizza + Salad is accommodating takeout and delivery orders only and is offering curbside pickup.
By Brian Rash
Brian has been a reporter and editor since 2012. He wrote about the music scene in Dallas-Fort Worth before becoming managing editor for the Graham Leader in Graham, Texas, in 2013. He relocated to Austin, Texas, in 2015 to work for Gatehouse Media's large design hub. He became the editor for the Lake Travis-Westlake publication of Community Impact in August 2018.


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