2018 FIFA World Cup Unofficial HQ at Licha’s Cantina
Austin, TX – Licha’s Cantina is getting ready to become Austin’s unofficial 2018 FIFA World Cup Headquarters.
Starting on Thursday, June 14th through Thursday, June 28th, Licha’s will open DAILY at 10am to 3pm, offering a limited Copa Mundial menu. Beyond Thursday, June 28th, between the final tournaments and the final match, the eastside bungalow will open for games scheduled outside of regular business hours.
Off the Copa Mundial menu, guests can order Tacos al Pastor, Tacos de Lengua, & Veggie Tacos, an order of four tacos for $8; $12 Tortas, Huaraches & Quesadillas – meat & veggie options available; and a Concha Burger for $14. Patrones can cool off with a chela, chesco or agua fresca. Groups can order pitchers of Margaritas, Palomas, or Santa Claras, which is a refreshing mix of beer & maracuya (passion fruit). Also available on the Copa Mundial menu are the house cocktails, buckets of Mexican beer and the 32oz. Corona Familiar.
T.V’s will be set up on the front patio, the backyard, and inside the cantina. In lieu of table service, guests can order food & drinks from the inside or backyard bar. Seating will be on a first come, first serve basis and Licha’s Cantina will not be taking reservations or holding tables for any group size. Large crowds are expected on Sunday, June 17th at 10am CST for the Mexico vs. Alemania match.
Please note that Licha’s Cantina will still hold regular dining service during normal business hours of 4-11pm Tuesday through Thursday; 4pm-12am Friday; 12pm-12am Saturday; and 11am-3pm Sunday.
The Licha’s fam is looking forward to serving FIFA lovers, Mexico lovers, and puro pinche party lovers. Having opened in 2014, this is the second World Cup that D.Brooks and the eastside establishment is proud to host. Bigger and better than last time. ¡VIVA MEXICO!
Licha’s Cantina is owned and operated by Daniel Brooks, formally of Vespaio. D.Brooks brings the Mexico City soul food he was raised with to the east side of Austin. The majority of Lichas’ menu is gluten-free, and all of the masa products used are made in-house daily. For more information & offerings, visit lichascantina.com