EXPLORE NORTH AUSTIN
(nearby our University park location)
Art-adorned, counter-service cafe. Try their breakfast tacos - they're surprisingly tasty! A great patio outside with live music often. Stop by early mornings for their free yoga!
Farm-fresh Texas fare meets seasonal cocktails and beer. Large all-weather patio. Great space. "Our goal is to offer the community a place to relax, commune, and enjoy great food."
The DFG? Stands for Dang F'in Good! Asian street food voted best of the city. Taste Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore, and other Southeast Asian countries. The perfect spot to try out one of Austin's many Food Trailers.
Southern classics in a rustic-chic space. "Transparent, Value Driven, Vertically Integrated, Ranch-to-Table dining experience located on East Austin on the Colorado River. We are family operated with simple, southern and rustic roots. We look forward to sharing our family with yours." There's even a garden & shop!
"We serve you morning, noon, and night as did the places of old, whether you want a rich coffee, espresso or tea, a fine meal with a craft beer or paired with a select wine, or a cocktail, be it a Manhattan with that perfect hint of aromatic bitters, a simple and very chilled martini or a special tequila and lime."
American Gastropub serving contemporary farmhouse fare. Fresh entrees daily. Hand crafted cocktails. Try the Slow-cooked Beef Shoulder ($19) and the crispy brussels sprouts leaves ($6).
Dark, intimate mezcal-themed bar above Whisler's. Brand-name pours and traditional snacks. Make your way down to Whisler's for music and a hoppin' Thai Food Truck to make a night out of it.
"We love our regulars, we book incredible live music, our staff is family, and we’re committed to our community. Founded in 1974, the Hole in the Wall sits just across the street from the building on the University of Texas campus where the Austin City Limits show was taped for decades and where KUTX radio still broadcasts."
Part of the Vortex Theater, this inviting space invites you into their sprawling patio and serves up snacks, cocktails, and live music.
INSIDER TIP: Go hungry! Patrizi's is right outside and some of the best Italian in the city.
Stylish, understated shop offering stationary, books, kitchen ware, and fancy toiletries. Great for finding the perfect home accessories and gifts.
Small, locally-owned shop housing funky Austin-made art, notecards, jewelry, housewares, and accessories. Find great stationary, gifts, and notebooks here, too!
Go back in time to your childhood! (Stop by here especially if you have kids.) Quirky, colorful store offering a plethora of toys - both old and new! Puzzles, stuffed animals, and novelty items.
Quirky shop featuring an eclectic array of antiques, jewelry, art, and taxidermy. Need an old sign? A cool vintage postcard? Want to add to your glassware collection? You'll find what you're looking for here. A great place to get gifts for loved ones.
One of the largest university art museums in the country! "189,340 square feet devoted to temporary exhibitions, permanents collection galleries, storage, administration offices, classrooms, a print study room, an auditorium, shop, and cafe."
Community Paint Park. Providing muralists, street artists, and arts education classes a space to display large scale art pieces driven by inspirational & positive messaging.
This location is home to beautiful sculptures (both visiting artists' work and students'), installations, and interactive pieces. Go to soak up the art or just to walk around enjoying the nature!
Natural swimming pool filled entirely by nearby natural springs. The water is (REALLY) cold, but it's worth a dive. Located within Zilker Park. Bring $8 to enter if you're an out-of-towner ($3 if you're a local).
Join hundreds of others and huddle on the hill right below Congress Street Bridge to watch a show of a lifetime! Thousands of bats have claimed home underneath the bridge. At dusk each night, they leave their stoops for a feeding frenzy. It's an unbelievable sight.
"This par 35, 9-hole course carries up and down hills over beautiful Waller Creek. The old course is relatively short by modern standards, featuring small, well-manicured greens typical of the era in which it was built."
Lovely, expansive, community-driven farmer's market. Farm-fresh produce, food vendors, and hand-crafted goods. Stop by each booth for samples of everything! Well worth it. (Sundays, 10AM - 2PM)