Guidebook for Austin

The Shannons
The Shannons
Joined in 2015
The Shannons

Guidebook for Austin

Food Scene
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locals recommend
Batch Craft Beer & Kolaches
3220 Manor Rd
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Launderette
2115 Holly St
188
locals recommend
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Suerte
1800 E 6th St
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Best Huevos Rancheros!
110
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Mi Madre's Restaurant
2201 Manor Road
110
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Best Huevos Rancheros!
Very close, excellent quality and delicious margaritas
Vamonos
4807 Airport Blvd
Very close, excellent quality and delicious margaritas
Great Italian neighborhood restaurant with seasonal changing menus
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ASTI Trattoria
408 E 43rd St
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Great Italian neighborhood restaurant with seasonal changing menus
Don’t miss the charcuterie and the duck fat fries! Great craft cocktails. Patio.
215
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Salty Sow
1917 Manor Road
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Don’t miss the charcuterie and the duck fat fries! Great craft cocktails. Patio.
Great tacos, guacamole, queso, cocktails 5 min away at Mueller. Nice patio.
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Torchy's Tacos
1801 E 51st St
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Great tacos, guacamole, queso, cocktails 5 min away at Mueller. Nice patio.
Customize your own small thin crust pizza or choose from one of their excellent combinations. Great salads.
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MOD Pizza
1801 East 51st Street
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Customize your own small thin crust pizza or choose from one of their excellent combinations. Great salads.
Excellent local company baking thin crust pies. Pick up or delivery only.
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East Side Pies
5312 Airport Boulevard
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Excellent local company baking thin crust pies. Pick up or delivery only.
Great local pizzeria very close. Patio seating.
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Home Slice Pizza
501 E 53rd St
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Great local pizzeria very close. Patio seating.
Great burgers right in the thick of the action in SoCo. Get there early, there are lines during prime time.
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Hopdoddy Burger Bar
1400 South Congress Avenue
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Great burgers right in the thick of the action in SoCo. Get there early, there are lines during prime time.
Yummy “healthy” TexMex with homemade chips, luscious guacamole, garlicky salsa, fantastic margaritas. Try the frozen prickly pear.
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VIVO
6406 North I H 35
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Yummy “healthy” TexMex with homemade chips, luscious guacamole, garlicky salsa, fantastic margaritas. Try the frozen prickly pear.
Long time downtown favorite with superior fajitas, chili con queso, ceviche, flautas, Pescado a la Parilla, full bar.
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Manuel's
310 Congress Avenue
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Long time downtown favorite with superior fajitas, chili con queso, ceviche, flautas, Pescado a la Parilla, full bar.
French bistro, very hip, great steak frites, escargots, crime brûlée. No reservations so go early
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Justine's
4710 East 5th Street
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French bistro, very hip, great steak frites, escargots, crime brûlée. No reservations so go early
Tyson Cole’s flawless sushi, great vibe in hip South Austin.
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Uchi
801 South Lamar Boulevard
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Tyson Cole’s flawless sushi, great vibe in hip South Austin.
Another Tyson Cole favorite. Japanese farmhouse cuisine and high-end sushi. Full bar. Reservations a must unless you get there early for happy hour and eat in the bar. Central Austin.
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Uchiko
4200 North Lamar Boulevard
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Another Tyson Cole favorite. Japanese farmhouse cuisine and high-end sushi. Full bar. Reservations a must unless you get there early for happy hour and eat in the bar. Central Austin.
Fantastic traditional sushi in a lovely setting. Bar, Central Austin University area
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Musashino Sushi Dokoro
2905 San Gabriel Street
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Fantastic traditional sushi in a lovely setting. Bar, Central Austin University area
Popular Japanese, noodle and sushi restaurant. Very close. No reservations so get there early
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Kome: Sushi Kitchen
5301 Airport Blvd
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Popular Japanese, noodle and sushi restaurant. Very close. No reservations so get there early
Southern comfort food and lots of it! Long time local favorite on Manor Road. Full bar.
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Hoover's Cooking
2002 Manor Road
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Southern comfort food and lots of it! Long time local favorite on Manor Road. Full bar.
Great burgers, shakes and fries, perfect stop off after shopping at the Domain
Shake Shack
11228 Domain Dr
Great burgers, shakes and fries, perfect stop off after shopping at the Domain
A must visit on South Congress. Have the queso, small taquitos and a couple of their incredible margaritas in the bar
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Güero's Taco Bar
1412 South Congress Avenue
230
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A must visit on South Congress. Have the queso, small taquitos and a couple of their incredible margaritas in the bar
Always a line, Only worth it if you get there early... and yes it is that good!
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Franklin Barbecue
900 East 11th Street
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Always a line, Only worth it if you get there early... and yes it is that good!
Top notch local barbecue on campus
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Black's Barbecue Austin
3110 Guadalupe Street
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Top notch local barbecue on campus
This gets rave reviews. Started as a barbecue food truck, and now has a small dining room. Downtown Eastside
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La Barbecue
2027 E Cesar Chavez St
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This gets rave reviews. Started as a barbecue food truck, and now has a small dining room. Downtown Eastside
5 minutes away, great local eatery with full bar. Brunch can be crowded so get there early. Comfy booths in dining room, or fun to eat at the bar. Delicious oysters on the half shell, steak frites, fried chicken, salads, sandwiches and a fine cheeseburger with yummy sweet potato fries!
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Hank's Austin
5811 Berkman Dr
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5 minutes away, great local eatery with full bar. Brunch can be crowded so get there early. Comfy booths in dining room, or fun to eat at the bar. Delicious oysters on the half shell, steak frites, fried chicken, salads, sandwiches and a fine cheeseburger with yummy sweet potato fries!
Great all-day bistro menu on South Congress. Baked goods. Full bar.
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June's
1722 S Congress Ave
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Great all-day bistro menu on South Congress. Baked goods. Full bar.
Food court with top Austin restaurants serving to-go fare...you can eat at indoor or outdoor tables, or takeaway for a fancy picnic
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Fareground
111 Congress Ave
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Food court with top Austin restaurants serving to-go fare...you can eat at indoor or outdoor tables, or takeaway for a fancy picnic
Creative sustenance and libations in Mueller. Fun to sit at the bar.
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L'Oca d'Oro
1900 Simond Ave
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Creative sustenance and libations in Mueller. Fun to sit at the bar.
Nose to tail farm dining, super friendly and delicious. Burgers for the less adventurous. Daily specials. Recommend the pop-overs.
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Foreign & Domestic
306 E 53rd St
80
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Nose to tail farm dining, super friendly and delicious. Burgers for the less adventurous. Daily specials. Recommend the pop-overs.
Drinks & Nightlife
Great music venue with dance floor -get there early for dance lessons!
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The White Horse
500 Comal Street
355
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Great music venue with dance floor -get there early for dance lessons!
Cool local dive with bar tables, booths and tiny dance floor- jazz, soul and blues focus. Top shelf bar.
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The Skylark Lounge
2039 Airport Boulevard
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Cool local dive with bar tables, booths and tiny dance floor- jazz, soul and blues focus. Top shelf bar.
Authentic honky-tonk, one of the last of its kind. Grill in front room serves burgers and chili. Go early for dance lessons, lots of fun!
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Broken Spoke
3201 South Lamar Boulevard
268
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Authentic honky-tonk, one of the last of its kind. Grill in front room serves burgers and chili. Go early for dance lessons, lots of fun!
Tiny upstairs Mescal bar above Mi Madres restaurant...like a speakeasy. Great place to start or end an evening
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Techo Mezcaleria & Agave Bar
2201 Manor Rd
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Tiny upstairs Mescal bar above Mi Madres restaurant...like a speakeasy. Great place to start or end an evening
Long time popular music venue, featuring an early show every night before the headliner. Local acts can be seen in the upstairs room
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The Continental Club
1315 South Congress Avenue
421
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Long time popular music venue, featuring an early show every night before the headliner. Local acts can be seen in the upstairs room
Fantastic music venue featuring touring acts and headliners. Check the schedule and get your tickets early. There’s not a bad seat in the house and the acoustics are perfect
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ACL Live
310 West Willie Nelson Boulevard
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Fantastic music venue featuring touring acts and headliners. Check the schedule and get your tickets early. There’s not a bad seat in the house and the acoustics are perfect
Small intimate music room on campus
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Cactus Cafe
2247 Guadalupe Street
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Small intimate music room on campus
Long time local favorite, get there early for a table, great local acts, Typically 2 to 3 shows per night
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Saxon Pub
1320 South Lamar Boulevard
164
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Long time local favorite, get there early for a table, great local acts, Typically 2 to 3 shows per night
Neighborhoods
Great for pub crawling.
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Rainey Street Historic District
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Great for pub crawling.
Sightseeing
Wonderful building with a cafe and terraces overlooking Lady Bird Lake
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Austin Central Library, Austin Public Library
710 W Cesar Chavez St
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Wonderful building with a cafe and terraces overlooking Lady Bird Lake
Nothing like it anywhere- just fabulous
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Barton Springs Municipal Pool
2131 William Barton Drive
70
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Nothing like it anywhere- just fabulous
Shopping, dining, people watching
The Domain is a mixed use retail, restaurant/bar, commercial, hotel residential
The Domain is a mixed use retail, dining, commercial, residential neighborhood. It is a great destination to just walk around leisurely and people watch.
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The Domain
11410 Century Oaks Terrace
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The Domain is a mixed use retail, dining, commercial, residential neighborhood. It is a great destination to just walk around leisurely and people watch.
Fun street to stroll and people watch downtown...recommend dropping by Toy Joy for the kid you, Lamberts for fancy barbecue, La Condesa for interior Mexican, North for Italian, Second Bar for bistro fare.
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2nd Street District
214 Guadalupe Street
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Fun street to stroll and people watch downtown...recommend dropping by Toy Joy for the kid you, Lamberts for fancy barbecue, La Condesa for interior Mexican, North for Italian, Second Bar for bistro fare.