Several businesses are opening or have opened in recent weeks in East Austin, coupled with a couple of closures.

Now open

La Seareinita

A new restaurant from Gabriela’s Group, the company that founded Gabriela’s, has opened in what used to be a Whataburger. The new concept specializes in seafood and will also offer a drive-thru window soon.
  • Opened May 25
  • 2305 Burleson Road, Austin
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The Long Goodbye

The bar and patio, owned by Katrina and Charles Ferraro, began serving drinks off Manor Road this spring. The new concept's cocktail menu, developed by Zachary Bobo, is agave-based with many Latin American ingredients. Wine and beer are also served.​​​Mam Mam

The East Asian food counter is now open inside Springdale General in East Austin. Mam Mam is locally owned by Kris Hoang, and offers East Asian-inspired dishes like papaya salad and Hat Yai fried chicken. The restaurant also offers catering.Prana Café

The neighborhood cafe offers smoothies, coffee, tea, fresh juices and sandwiches. The location features some artwork from owner Mike Affaneh, who said the menu will continue to evolve following its launch this spring.Coming soon

Hopdoddy Burger Bar

Construction is nearly underway on a new location of the Austin-founded burger chain. Hopdoddy will open in the Muller area next year, offering burgers, fries, shakes and more.Closings

Cuvée Coffee

The coffee shop and roaster closed its doors in East Austin but will continue operations from a storefront in the Rainey District downtown at 48 East Ave. The shop is helmed by Mike McKim and shut down after a decade due to a rent increase.Ah Sing Den

After eight years, the East Austin bar inspired by a Victorian London-era opium den, has closed to make way for a new Filipino restaurant called OKO. The new restaurant comes from the same team as Ah Sing Den, Trinity Concepts, and FAM Hospitality group.
  • Closed June 9
  • 1100 E. Sixth St., Austin