These Restaurants Have 86’d Service Today

Local dining spots shutter themselves against the weather

Because, if a certain number of staff and/or customers are killed or incapacitated in a motorcrash, what’s the point in running a food-mongering community hub at all.

We mean, that’s what it comes down to, right?

And this day’s rain (with even worse expected overnight) and sub- or near-freezing temperatures are making our city’s various roadways hazardous af. So, along with schools closing and retail operations hunkering down and even your trusty Chronicle staff working from the safety of home – howdy! – many of our local restaurants are invoking Abundance of Caution and not opening today and probably not tomorrow, either.

[Note: When we return to normal weather? Patronize these places mucho mas, okay? And that’ll likely hold them until SXSW’s in town.]

It’s best to check each joint’s website or socials, of course; but –


La Condesa (and most likely anything owned by New Waterloo)

Verde's Mexican Parrilla


Burro Cheese Kitchen

Armadillo Den

Bouldin Creek


Highland Lanes/Lebowski's Grill

Emerald Tavern

Nissi Vegmex


Drinks Lounge and Little Drinks Lounge

Rusty Cannon

All Jack Allen’s Kitchen and Salt Traders locations

Jewboy Subs and Burgers

Chez Zee

Texas French Bread trailer

The Boat

épicerie (their reopening is postponed until Friday)

Saxon Pub

Waterloo Ice House

Giddy Ups

Bufalina and Bufalina Due

Hyde Park Bar & Grill


Fieldhouse in Cedar Park

Old Thousand

Brass Tap

Bouldin Acres

The League Kitchen

Honest Mary’s

Stiles Switch

Curra’s Hyde Park

Wholly Bagel



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