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Movie Theater
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“Enjoy non-traditional movie fare served at your seat while you watch a movie. They have current, popular titles as well as classics and indie. ”
430 locals recommend
Rock Club
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“One of the oldest music clubs in town, and arguably one of the most famous, Continental Club hosts local musicians of all genres, and you may even find a surprise intimate show from national artists during festivals like SXSW and Austin City Limits. ”
394 locals recommend
Burger Joint
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“Great burgers right in the thick of the action in SoCo. Get there early, there are lines during prime time.”
289 locals recommend
Art Museum
“In January 2015, Ellsworth Kelly gifted the Blanton a design concept for his most monumental work: the first and only building the artist designed, as well as the last project before his death in December 2015. The stained glass in this building is super cool! One of Austin’s better museums. ”
228 locals recommend
History Museum
“If you are interested in Texas history, this is w really cool museum. It also has an IMAX theater that shows cool documentaries and feature films.”
232 locals recommend
Dive Bar
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“Great 4 piece country bands every night. Nice little dance floor. Easy to find a partner if your by yourself. Nice country bar atmosphere. Owners are same as Continental Club. ”
323 locals recommend
French Restaurant
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“French bistro, very hip, great steak frites, escargots, crime brûlée. No reservations so go early”
271 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
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“The best cocktails in town! Such a chill, classy bar. The ambience is great for a group of friends or a date night. Not sure what you want to drink? Talk to their mixologist who will make you a unique craft cocktail. ”
234 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
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“Great Lake views with Mexican food and drinks. A little further out, but fantastic view of the Texas hill country. ”
186 locals recommend
Dive Bar
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“Yeehaw for a good time, a Lone Star, and some good old fashioned two-stepping!”
250 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Favorite coffeeshop in an historic home in East Austin with a delicious chai and even better food. Plenty of outdoor seating and extra parking shared with the church next door.”
199 locals recommend
Thai Restaurant
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“Thai Fusion with the best Tom Kha and stir frys this side of the Red River. Group seating will help you make friends quickly but its hard to hold conversation when your stuffing your face with this delicious serving of Thai food.”
181 locals recommend
Beer Garden
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“Affectionately known as ABGB. Fun indoor/outdoor beer garden with great pizza and salads, home brewed beer and lots of live music. ”
207 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“A classy yet casual seafood restaurant on South Congress, Perla’s has a lot to offer from oysters to fish to burgers and a beautiful front patio to enjoy people watching. ”
192 locals recommend
Racetrack
“It's hard to make the F1 circuit but you'll never know if you've got what it takes unless you get behind the wheel. Circuit of the Americas now offers a Karting experience that is out of this world! With karts that go up to 55mph and a track that features 15 turns, this is an exceptional way to see the one and only F1 track in the United States.”
143 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Great spot for a low-key meal, meeting a friend or to get some work done. Delicious tacos and some of the best tacos in town at the truck outside called Veracruz. Expect a wait for tacos. ”
168 locals recommend