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Water may be scarce, but free meals are plentiful thanks to these  Austin restaurants

With grocery store shelves quickly emptying and much of Austin struggling with water shortages or weather damage, dozens of Austin restaurants are giving residents much-needed warm, free meals throughout the weekend.

Here's a list of some restaurants bringing food to their community. This list will be updated throughout the day.

Z'Tejas, 1110 W. Sixth St

The Cavalier, 2400 Weberville Rd

Oakmont Food Company, 1106 W. 38th Street

The Vegan Yacht, 2000 Southern Oaks Drive

Juan in a Million, 2300 E. Cesar Chavez St.

Via 313, 600 W. Sixth St.


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(Bob Daemmrich)

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