- February 19, 2021

Master List of Austin Restaurants Providing Free Food – Friday, February 19


So many restaurants in Austin are doing their part to aid the community, despite having their own struggles to deal with. Some are doing it with the assistance and support of sponsors and others are just doing it!

We already told you about what the Austin Winter Storm Relief Fund is doing. Those restaurants are included on this list, as is every other restaurant we know of that’s offering meals to the public.

Here are all the Austin area restaurants providing free food on Friday, February 19.

Austin Eastciders
Location: 1530 Barton Springs Road
From 1 to 5 p.m., they will have 200 hot meals available as well as hot chocolate and mulled cider. Takeout only. While supplies last.

Buenos Aires Cafe
Location: 1201 E. 6th Street
Beginning at 11 a.m., 200 free meals (milanesa + potatoes, spaghetti and meatballs, stew) will be distributed. Sponsored by Pernod Ricard USA.

Casa de Luz
Location: 1781 Toomey Road
Two tacos per person starting at 12 p.m. courtesy of the band Midland.

Location: 11005 Burnet Road
Free bowls beginning at 12 p.m. Sponsored by Cotton Global Disaster Solutions.

China Harbor
Location: 801 East William Cannon Drive
300 Meals (chicken fried rice or chicken lo mein) starting at 1 p.m. Sponsored by Austin Winter Storm Relief.

Emmer and Rye
Location: 51 Rainey Street, Suite 110
600 free hot takeaway meals from 4 to 6 p.m.

First Chinese BBQ
Location: 10901 North Lamar Boulevard
Starting at 1:30 p.m. until supplies last. BBQ pork, chicken, and duck over rice. Mention “Chowbus” at pick up to receive the free meal.

J’s Hibachi
Location: 15630 Vision Drive., Pflugerville
120 plates of chicken fried rice meals between 4 and 6 p.m. Two plates per family. First come, first served.

La Pera
Pickup at East Austin Culinary Studio
Location: 2100 Robert Browning Street
200 El Camaron Crispy Taco Meals starting at 3 p.m. Sponsored by LOREAL LUCIANA.

Luv Thai
Location: 1671 Main Street, Buda
300 hot soup meals beginning at 1 p.m.

New Fortune Chinese 
Location: 10901 North Lamar Boulevard
Starting at 5 p.m. until supplies last. Stir Fired Beef Flat Noodle with a sesame ball. Mention “Chowbus” at pick up to receive the free meal.

Old Thousand North and Old Thousand East
Location: 4805 Burnet Road and 1000 East 11th Street
100 meals will be given out at both locations starting at 2 p.m. Sponsored by Cotton Global Disaster Solutions.

Locations: Northcross at 2525 West Anderson Lane Suite 280 and Round Rock at 200 University Boulevard #530
400 Chicken or Beef Pho (split between two locations) starting at 2 p.m. when you mention Koko. Sponsored by Austin Winter Storm Relief.

Pueblo Viejo
Location: Brushy Street Location Only
100 tacos provided by Amanda Deer starting at 10 a.m.

Schlotsky’s Northcross
Location: 2545 West Anderson Lane
300 small sandwiches starting at 11 a.m. Sponsored by Austin Winter Storm Relief.

Taco Deli
Locations: Crestview at 7301 Burnet Road and Gracy Farms at 12001 Burnet Road
Free tacos distributed amongst two locations beginning at 12 p.m. Sponsored by Nutrabolt and C4.

Thai Fresh
Location: 909 West Mary Street
50 meals starting at 11 a.m. Sponsored by Austin Winter Storm Relief.

Twin Lion
Location: 4815 West Braker Lane, Suite 510
200 meals starting at 12 p.m. Sponsored by Austin Winter Storm Relief.

Veracruz Tacos
Location: The Line Austin Hotel
Two free tacos per person from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sponsored by Tecovas and Woom Bikes.

Bookmark this list because we will be continuing to update throughout the day!

If you’re looking for who’s providing water in Austin, click here.

Featured photo via Taco Deli on Instagram.