EXPLORE SOUTH AUSTIN
(nearby our Lamar Union location)
Whether it's the middle of the summer or the first frost of the season, these soups will have you feeling fulfilled and happy.
At Snooze, they believe life is for living and each person and each day is worth celebrating! Their mantra? It only takes a moment to make a difference. Funky, bright setting. Try the Chile Verde Benny or the Breakfast Pot Pie.
A stylish yet casual spin-off of neighboring Jeffrey's restaurant. This sweet setting offers seasonal, New-American dining. Known for brunch - try the Lemon Ricotta Pancakes ($18)!
Pizza, pasta, and meat & cheese plates. Try out Enoteca for a more casual meal or head next door to Vespaio for pro-paired wine/pasta meals you'll savor.
Restaurant designed around the farmer's haul. Local, seasonal eats with an in-house fermentation cart. Try the dry-aged beef tartare or the cacio e pepe!
This open-kitchen Thai Restaurant is all-organic and farm-fresh. Try the shrimp pad thai or the spicy glass noodles if you're in the mood for a kick!
Fish, oysters, and surf & turf. Laid-back patio under sprawling trees. Inside, find an open-kitchen. The perfect place for brunch, dinner, or even just a drink.
Colorful cocktail bar! Go for the private karaoke rooms. Bar bites and nightly events make this space a place to gather with your friends.
Stylish, two-story bar that includes a cocktail lounge and rooftop patio with stunning views. Midcentury style with beer, wine, cocktails, and snacks.
The Austin Beer Garden Brewing Company began with a group of fun souls smuggling their freshly brewed beers into ACL Festivals back in 2006. Today, The ABGB still harbors this fun vibe.
Designer clothes, shoes, & accessories for you fashionable men out there! Great coffee table books, bags, wallets, and sunglasses too.
"A garden store and so much more." Worth a visit even if you don't plan on taking any plants home. The staff is super knowledgeable and the plant life breathtaking.
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 or taxidermy collection? You're sure to find all of that and more at Uncommon Objects.
Large, locally-owned bookstore housing all reading material from classics to magazines, to coffee-table books, to children's favorites. Find great stationery, gifts, and notebooks here, too.
Community Paint Park. Providing muralists, street artists, and arts education classes a space to display large scale art pieces driven by inspirational & positive messaging.
Austin's primary community art museum. If you enjoy this location, try out Laguna Gloria up North! View famous visiting artists' work and local pieces from residents and students.
Locally owned cinema showing indie, documentary, and foreign films. Reserve your seating beforehand online. Bring your date early or stay after the show for tasty bites and drinks. Wine on tap!
Professional theater company located in Downtown Austin. One of the ten oldest theater companies in the US! "A non-profit organization, ZACH creates art experiences that entertain, inspire, and engage the community." Grab your tickets ahead of time!
Barre 3 is rooted in three fitness plans to give you a complete workout: ballet barre, yoga, & pilates. Get ready to work muscles you didn't even know you had! Embrace the shakes.
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).
Kayaks and stand-up paddle boards on Lady Bird Lake in Downtown Austin. No reservations needed, but be sure to bring your driver's license along with you to rent a boat. Tours are given Friday morning (book below).
Operating since 1946, this cash-only pair of courses offers characters including whales, castles, and dinosaurs. Bring a sixer! You're allowed to drink while you putt -- how awesome is that?!
This popular urban natural area offers opportunities for hiking, biking, swimming & rock climbing. Click the link below to view all access points.
Ten over Ten: "in pursuit of non-toxic nail care." This company wants you to treat yourself well by doing so naturally. Right off of South Congress Ave. These ladies treat you right! Grab a glass of wine or a cup of tea while you're nails are being worked on.