Gastro-diner, bar and entertainment hub to open at The Domain Aug. 1

Punch Bowl Social, a gastro-diner, bar and entertainment venue, will open at The Domain Aug. 1 in a standalone building across from The Westin Hotel, the business announced May 16.



"We are very excited and proud to add Austin to the list of outstanding cities that Punch Bowl Social calls home," CEO and Founder Robert Thompson said in a statement. "We are more convinced than ever that Austin is ready to add the kind of unique urban food and beverage experience that Punch Bowl Social will bring."



The "upscale comfort food" menu includes breakfast, lunch and dinner dishes, and brunch is offered on weekends. Punch Bowl Social's bar includes a craft beer selection and craft cocktails made with homemade syrups, juice extracts and bitters. Music with live DJs is offered on Friday and Saturday nights and other entertainment at the venue includes bowling, darts, pinball, foosball, pool, board games, retro video games and private karaoke rooms.



The 21,000 square-foot building is located at 11310 Domain Drive, Ste. 100. Punch Bowl Social will be open daily until 2 a.m. The business also operates in Denver, Colorado and Portland, Ore. The company plans to open another location in Detroit, Michigan in winter 2014.

By Lyndsey Taylor
After graduating from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Lyndsey began working as a reporter for the Northwest Austin edition of Community Impact Newspaper in 2012. During her time as a reporter, she has covered Round Rock ISD, health care in the Austin metro area and Austin Community College. She was promoted to editor of the Cedar Park| Leander edition in 2015 and covers city and education news, including Leander ISD.


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