The new restaurant and bar openings in Austin you should know about.
Keeping track of every brand new restaurant and bar in Austin is enough to make you a little dizzy. Which is why we put together this guide to all the new restaurants and bars that seem like they have the most potential. Although keep in mind, for the ones we haven’t tried, we make no promises. Go forth and be a pioneer.
Located on the far south end of the Rainey Street District, Bacalar is an upscale, Yucatan-inspired Mexican restaurant from Top Chef season 18 winner Gabe Erales. While Mexican flavors are the star of the show here, the menu also focuses on the Lebanese, Spanish, and Caribbean influences in the region. It’s open for dinner, with a casual walk-up taco window expected to open in the near future.