Chinese restaurants open on Christmas and New Year’s Day

Beef noodle soup at Rice Bowl Cafe. (Credit: Matthew Odam AMERICAN-STATESMAN)
Beef noodle soup at Rice Bowl Cafe. (Credit: Matthew Odam AMERICAN-STATESMAN)

For many, dining at Chinese restaurants on Christmas and New Year’s Day is a tradition. Check out these Austin places for all of your Chinese food needs over the holidays. My personal favs? Szechuan House, Sichuan River and Rice Bowl Cafe.

A+A Sichuan. 13376 Research Blvd. 512-258-5445, aasichuanchina.com.

Asia Café (New Year’s Day ONLY). 8650 Spicewood Springs Rd. 512-331-5788, asiamarketaustin.com.

Chinatown West (Christmas ONLY from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.).  2712 Bee Caves Rd. 512-328-6588, austinchinatown.com.

Chinatown Mopac (Christmas from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., and New Year’s Day). 3407 Greystone Dr. 512-343-9307, chinatown-mopac.com.

Din Ho Chinese BBQ. 8557 Research Blvd. 512-832-8788, dinhochinesebbq.com.

First Chinese Barbecue. 10901 N. Lamar Blvd. 512-835-8889, firstchinesebbq.com.

Ho Ho Chinese BBQ. 13000 N. I-35. 512-339-9088, hohochinesebbq.com.

Szechuan House. 11005 Burnet Rd. 512-832-8989, austinszechuanhouse.com.

Rice Bowl Café. 11220 N. Lamar Blvd. 512-835-8888

Shabu (New Year’s Day ONLY). 2700 Anderson Ln. 512-336-8888, shabuaustin.com

Sichuan River. 4534 W. Gate Blvd. 512-892-6699

Author: Matthew Odam

Restaurant critic & features writer at Austin American @Statesman and @Austin360. Austin-born 6th generation Texan. Left-handed.

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