Chloe's Guidebook

Hi I'm Chloe, I've lived in Austin for 5 years. I'm originally from CA but have lived in New York, Spain, Washington DC, and traveled to nearly 30 countries. The best things about staying at my ... read more

Things to do in Austin

779 local Airbnb host recommends

Cool off during the summer months in this crisp natural springs pool. The area just north of it is open to public and dog friendly fyi.

292 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Real New York style pizza. The margarita pizza is THE BOMB.

646 local Airbnb host recommends

Go throw a frisbee, go on a run, play volleyball or just lounge in the sun.

194 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Delicious, innovative Vietnamese dishes, Great pastries and ambience. Bunch get the omelette, sticky rice, or breakfast banh mi. Lunch/dinner: banh cuon, banh xeo. Must get the macarons!



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$$$· 1400 S Congress Ave·Map·Hours·Website·

167 local Airbnb host recommends

Excellent place for seafood if you're feeling in the mood. Their seafood is flown in fresh everyday from the west coast.

173 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Grab a handcrafted speak easy style cocktail at this hip bar. Good food as well.

164 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Good ambience and drinks. Must try the Thai Kun food truck in the back. It's related to the famous East Side Kings.



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$$$$· 4200 N Lamar Blvd·Map·Hours·Website·

136 local Airbnb host recommends

One of my favorite places to eat. Get the brussel sprouts, the scallop nigiri, the bacon bowl, and man, everything is sooo good. Great dining experience.

96 local Airbnb host recommends

Excellent, healthy Thai food. Gluten free, Dairy Free and Vegan options available. Their ice creams are amazing.



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$· 1500 Spyglass Dr·Map·Hours·Website·

87 local Airbnb host recommends

BEST TACO SPOT in Austin hands down. Don't let anyone tell you Torchy's is better.

79 local Airbnb host recommends

Decadent doughnuts you need to eat with a knife and fork

80 local Airbnb host recommends

For a more special and definitely memorable experience. Make sure you make reservations. Pre-fixe menu of 8 courses for $85 or so.



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$$$· 1807 S 1st St·Map·Hours·Website·

62 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Right around the corner and awesome. Farm to table, chef-owned restaurant serves up a 4 course pre-fixe menu for only $40! Cannot beat that!


East Side King

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$$· 2310 South Lamar Boulevard·Map·Hours·Website·

62 local Airbnb hosts recommend

OMG such good Asian hipster street food.

81 local Airbnb host recommends

OTHER BEST VIEW OF DOWNTOWN AUSTIN. And you also must go. Take a bike or walk. It's great.

37 local Airbnb host recommends

One of my favorite taco places. Get the puerco verdalongo-something and tinga de res.

37 local Airbnb host recommends

Great for late night dancing and hipster scenes.

122 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Great views of downtown and good exercising amenities. Great place to start a hike or bike along the lake as well.


Lucky Robot

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$· 1303 S Congress Ave·Map·Hours·Website·

27 local Airbnb host recommends

Fun place to go for casual and well-priced sushi



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$$· 1914 East 6th Street·Map·Hours·Website·

21 local Airbnb host recommends

MUST EAT HERE! It is Michelin star worthy. A farm to table meets gastronomy restaurant with the freshest possible ingredients.

35 local Airbnb host recommends

Mens' fashion at not so good deals but good selection of clothes and accessories.


Maya Star

ShoppingClothing Stores
1508 South Congress Avenue·Map·Hours·Website·

18 local Airbnb host recommends

Great womens' fashion and accessories and seriously good deals.



$$· 1070 Boston Post Road·Map·Hours·Website·

6 local Airbnb host recommends

THE BEST pizza in Austin.


Doug Sahm Hill Path

Doug Sahm Hill Path·Map·

2 local Airbnb hosts recommend

BEST VIEW OF DOWNTOWN AUSTIN. You have to walk there.