Stephany's Guidebook

Hi, I'm Stephany! I have had such wonderful experiences traveling the world with many people opening their homes and their cultures to me. I am excited to give back to travelers in my my home tow... read more

Things to do in Austin

779 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Within Zilker Park's 358 acres lies one of the crown jewels of Austin - Barton Springs Pool. The pool itself measures three acres in size, and is fed from underground springs with an average temper... read more

319 local Airbnb hosts recommend

“When thinking of fine entertainment, there’s one sure-fired destination that continues to deliver. And, yes, we’re talking about the now famed Continental Club and Gallery. Always a winner!”... read more


Home Slice Pizza

Food SceneRestaurants
$$· 1415 South Congress Avenue·Map·Hours·Website·

292 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Home Slice Pizza is an independent neighborhood pizza joint serving authentic NY-style pizza—by the pie or by the slice—to nice people like you. We offer our homemade, hand tossed, bona fide pies f... read more

342 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Cold beer, hot movies, and delicious snacks and meals; The Alamo Drafthouse is dinner, drinks, movies and events, all under one roof. Our attention to detail in film presentation and programming ha... read more

194 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Love, love this place! Elizabeth Street Cafe is the brainchild of Thomas Moorman and Larry McGuire. This quaint cafe, restaurant and bar offers Vietnamese and French delights. Reminiscent of Frenc... read more



Food SceneRestaurants
$$· 4710 East 5th Street·Map·Hours·Website·

208 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Justine's Brasserie serves up some of the best food in Austin. Specializing the French cuisine, Justine's is located in a very stylish small house in East Austin. No reservations are accepted, so b... read more


Broken Spoke

Food SceneRestaurants
3201 South Lamar Boulevard·Map·Hours·Website·

183 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Real Deal Older than dirt honky tonk. Come eat a great Chicken Fried Steak or some BBQ and enjoy a free show every night Tues-Sat 6-8pm! Don't forget to tip the band. Two step dance lessons. Fre... read more



Food SceneRestaurants
$$· 1400 South Congress Avenue·Map·Hours·Website·

167 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Perla’s was founded in the Spring of 2009 by chefs Larry McGuire and Tom Moorman Jr. with the goal of establishing a great oyster bar & seafood joint on beloved South Congress Avenue. Perla’s offer... read more



Food SceneRestaurants
$$· 2004 S 1st St·Map·Hours·Website·

145 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Hot Spot Tex Mex. Margaritas are strong and great! Wonderful salsa bar. Everything on the menu is amazing. Patio or inside. Austin gem. The queso with everything must be had!


Whip in

Food SceneRestaurants
$$· 1950 South Interstate 35 Frontage Road·Map·Hours·Website·

146 local Airbnb hosts recommend

IT's food, drinks, music, patio, store...Just Whip In!

114 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Along with the coffee it has a Great Taco Truck! Sit outside by a fire in the winter. Live music too! So many different areas under the live oak trees. Day or night.


Dai Due

Food SceneRestaurants
$$$· 2406 Manor Road·Map·Hours·Website·

98 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Restaurant and local butcher shop. Finest ingredients. About our Ingredients We only use food that we can find in our region, so the bounties and scarcities of the seasons are always the theme; ... read more


Blanton Museum of Art

Arts & CultureMuseums
200 East Martin Luther King Junior Boulevard·Map·Hours·Website·

160 local Airbnb hosts recommend

161 local Airbnb hosts recommend



Food SceneRestaurants
$$$· 401 West 2nd Street·Map·Hours·Website·

78 local Airbnb hosts recommend

LAMBERTS DOWNTOWN BARBECUE Located in the carefully restored & historic Schneider Brothers Building, Lamberts serves up slow smoked BBQ & modern Texas cooking with local beers, classic cocktails a... read more

77 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Check it out Tuesday nights, reallllly great musicians sit in. Coffee House and Bar on the other side.

130 local Airbnb hosts recommend

For updated information about Hamilton Pool Preserve please call our public information line at 512-264-2740. The message is updated daily at 9 am, or when rain changes our status during the day. ... read more


C-Boy's Heart & Soul

Drinks & NightlifeBars
$· 2008 South Congress Avenue·Map·Hours·Website·

70 local Airbnb hosts recommend

To C-Boy, With Love: Continental Club maverick Steve Wertheimer pays tribute to his mentor – with a nightclub.


Matt's El Rancho

Food SceneRestaurants
$$· 2613 South Lamar Boulevard·Map·Hours·Website·

89 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Go sit outside and enjoy the Tex-Mex!


The Driskill

Everything Else
604 Brazos Street·Map·Hours·Website·

56 local Airbnb hosts recommend

One of the oldest haunted hotels in downtown Austin. Stop in their bar for a drink and see the magnificence!

48 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Jester King is an authentic farmhouse brewery committed to making wild ales and spontaneously fermented beers that reflect the unique character of our location in the beautiful Texas Hill Country. ... read more

45 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Sahara Lounge is often described as “the way Austin used to be!”, laid back, and as having good music in a relaxed atmosphere. When arriving you can feel the musical vibe and history. We have live... read more

59 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Jacoby’s Restaurant & Mercantile is a Transparent, Value Driven, Vertically Integrated, Ranch-to-Table dining experience located on East Austin on the Colorado River. We are family operated with s... read more



Food SceneRestaurants
$$· 301 W Riverside Dr·Map·Hours·Website·

43 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Southern Comfort Food! Try their Sunday Gospel Brunch. Also check their calendar for live music as well!


Allens Boots

ShoppingClothing Stores
$$$· 1522 South Congress Avenue·Map·Hours·Website·

61 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Cowboy boots. Bonafide. Ain't Cheap! Worth a peek.


Sawyer & Co

Food SceneRestaurants
$$· 4827 East Cesar Chavez Street·Map·Hours·Website·

52 local Airbnb hosts recommend

New Orleans Flavor. Texas Hospitality. Cool diner atmosphere. Great for Breakfast and Brunch too!


Uncommon Objects

$$$· 1602 Fortview Road·Map·Hours·Website·

89 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Antiques galore. A shop that you can't help but stroll around inside. The lay out is incredible and every changing eye-candy of objects.


La Mexicana Bakery

Food SceneRestaurants
$$· 1924 South 1st Street·Map·Hours·Website·

36 local Airbnb hosts recommend

This taqueria and bakery combo serves a full menu of breakfast and lunch tacos 24 hours a day, seven days a week. In addition to the savory menu, La Mexicana Bakery offers an astonishing variety of... read more


El Mesón

Food SceneRestaurants
$$· 2038 South Lamar Boulevard·Map·Hours·Website·

28 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Love their margaritas and interior Mexican food! Delicioso!


Casino South Side

Drinks & NightlifeBars
1502 West Ben White Boulevard·Map·Hours·Website·

28 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Walkable from my house.