Here are the bars and restaurants coming soon to Central Austin


The list of coming attractions includes Wanderlust Wine Co., a winery, wine bar and tasting room coming downtown in spring 2020, and a second location of MezzeMe Turkish Kitchen on the drag coming this fall.

Tony C’s Pizza and Beer Garden (via Courtesy Consumable Content)

Tony C’s Pizza and Beer Garden

Tony C’s Pizza and Beer Garden, a new concept from local coal-fired pizzeria and Italian restaurant Tony C’s, will open at 2900 W. Anderson Lane, Austin, in early 2020. The beer garden model allows the business to provide space for larger groups, per a news release.

Turntable Eatery (via Jack Flagler/Community Impact Newspaper)


Cluck-n-Burger will open its first brick-and-mortar location this September at 5111 Airport Blvd., Austin, in the space previously occupied by Turntable Eatery. Owners Aaron and Kassandra Esserman operate two food truck locations of Cluck-n-Burger, which serves burgers and wings. 512-247-0064.

MezzeMe Turkish Kitchen (via Courtesy Consumable Content)

MezzeMe Turkish Kitchen

MezzeMe Turkish Kitchen will open a second location at 2530 Guadalupe St., Austin, in early September. The locally owned Mediterranean restaurant will include a back patio and private parking lot. The original location opened at the Triangle in 2017. 512-900-8200.

Wanderlust Wine Co. (via Courtesy Wanderlust Wine Co.)

Wanderlust Wine Co.

Wanderlust Wine Co. will open in spring 2020 at 610 N. I-35, Austin. Owner Sammy Lam is a native of McAllen, Texas, who fell in love with wine while studying abroad in 2011. Lam hopes the winery, wine bar and tasting room will help get people excited about wine and be a starting point for those who want to learn more. 956-212-7848.

Bull & Bowl

Bull & Bowl—a new bar and bistro featuring duckpin bowling, mechanical bull rides, private karaoke rooms and arcade games—will open Sept. 30 at 501 W. Sixth St., Austin. Previously, adults-only entertainment venue The Goodnight was expected to move into the building; it closed its location on Anderson Lane last year.

The Kebab Shop and Gyu-Kaku

Two new tenants are coming to Plaza Saltillo, the forthcoming mixed-use development: The Kebab Shop, a family-run chain out of California, will open its second Austin location in early 2020. Gyu-Kaku, a Japanese barbecue chain based in Tokyo, will open its seventh Texas location; an opening date has not yet been announced. Addresses are not yet available.,

Brooklyn Pizzeria and Bar

Brooklyn Pizzeria and Bar will open a new location at 2026 S. Lamar Blvd., Austin, in the space previously occupied by Henri’s Cheese & Wine Shop. The restaurant is a project of Texas-based Brooklyn Pie Co., which has eight other locations, including three in Austin.

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Jack Flagler
Jack is the editor for Community Impact's Central Austin edition. He graduated in 2011 from Boston University and worked as a reporter and editor at newspapers in Maine, Massachusetts and North Carolina before moving to Austin in January of 2018.
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