Opal Divine's

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Opal Divine's Austin Grill
Privately held company
GenreCasual dining
FounderMichael Parker and Susan Parker
Area served
Austin, Texas
Key people
Michael Parker and Susan Parker
ProductsAmerican cuisine

Opal Divine's is a popular bar and grill as well as a live music venue with three locations in Austin, Texas. The establishment offers casual dining (pub grub), and offers a full bar with over 60 whiskeys and 36 beers on tap. The establishment consistently wins Awards from the Austin Chronicle Best of Austin critics poll and readers poll.[1]


Michael and Susan Parker opened Opal Divine's at its original location (Freehouse) in 2000.[2] Michael Parker previously worked at Austin's Dog and Duck Pub prior to founding the company.[3] Since its inception, the restaurant has opened three additional locations and has plans for a forth in the summer of 2014.[2]


Opal Divine's serves American food that is a combination of Bar food and Tex-Mex cuisine. The restaurant is environmentally conscious and serves hormone free beef and chicken as well as making use of sustainable fish.[2]


Opal Divine's Penn Field location was opened in 2005 on South Congress Avenue.

Opal Divine's Marina location was opened in December 2006 at the intersection of Parmer Lane and Mopac.

The Davenport location was opened in west Austin in August 2012 and closed in November 2015. It was located at the intersection of Westlake Drive and Loop 360.

The Freehouse location was Opal Divine's original restaurant was founded in March 2000 by Michael and Sarah Parker. The original location was 3,000 square feet and was located in Austin's renowned Sixth Street district. Due to size limitations, the location was closed in May 2013.[4][5]


  1. ^ Austin Chronicle. "Opal Divine's Freehouse". Retrieved 2013-08-16.
  2. ^ a b c opaldivines.com. "Opal Divine's Freehouse Location". Retrieved 2013-08-16.
  3. ^ Beertown Austin. "Over a Pint Episode 7". Retrieved 2013-08-16.
  4. ^ KXAN. "Opal Divine's Will Be Closing". Retrieved 2013-08-16.
  5. ^ Austin Business Journal. "Opal Divine's Will Be Closing Downtown Location". Retrieved 2013-08-16.

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