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Another day without power and water for some, local spots around town are helping feed community members after a week of brutal weather. If you're in need of a warm meal, Austin restaurants have you covered with free hot food while supplies last.


If you are in need of drinking water, click here for a list of places providing water to the public.

And besides free meals and water at local restaurants, four different emergency food distribution locations can be found around Austin.

  • North Austin: Juan Navarro High School, 1201 Payton Gin Road
  • Central Austin: Millennium Entertainment Center, 1156 Hargrave St.
  • South Austin: Dove Springs Recreation Center, 5801 Ainez Drive
  • East Austin: Dailey Middle School, 14000 Westall St.


Vic and Al's, 2406 Manor Road

Nixta Taqueria, 2512 E. 12th St.

Seoulju, 9515 N. Lamar Blvd.

Vera Cruz Tacos, 111 E. Cesar Chavez

Chi'Lantro, 11005 Burnet Road #108

Golden Tiger, 1816 E. 6th St.

Old Thousand, 4805 Burnet Road and 1000 E. 11th St.

Bouldin Acres, 2027 S. Lamar Blvd.

Buenos Aires Cafe, 1201 E. 6th St.

Taco Deli, 12001 Burnet Road and 7301 Burnet Road

PhoNatic, 2525 W. Anderson Lane Suite 280 and 200 University Blvd. 

China Harbor, 801 E. William Cannon Dr.

Schlotzsky's at Northcross, 2545 W Anderson Lane

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