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Cinema
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“Enjoy non-traditional movie fare served at your seat while you watch a movie. They have current, popular titles as well as classics and indie. ”
429 locals recommend
Rock Club
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“One of the oldest music clubs in town, and arguably one of the most famous, Continental Club hosts local musicians of all genres, and you may even find a surprise intimate show from national artists during festivals like SXSW and Austin City Limits. ”
393 locals recommend
Burger Restaurant
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“Great burgers right in the thick of the action in SoCo. Get there early, there are lines during prime time.”
289 locals recommend
History Museum
“If you are interested in Texas history, this is w really cool museum. It also has an IMAX theater that shows cool documentaries and feature films.”
231 locals recommend
Art Museum
“In January 2015, Ellsworth Kelly gifted the Blanton a design concept for his most monumental work: the first and only building the artist designed, as well as the last project before his death in December 2015. The stained glass in this building is super cool! One of Austin’s better museums. ”
228 locals recommend
Dive Bar
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“Live country music & Texas two-stepping every night. $5 cover on weekend evenings. Super special & unique space. Solid taco truck outside & pool table inside. 50% hipsters & 50% cowboys, the perfect mix.”
322 locals recommend
French Restaurant
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“French bistro, very hip, great steak frites, escargots, crime brûlée. No reservations so go early”
271 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
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“The best cocktails in town! Such a chill, classy bar. The ambience is great for a group of friends or a date night. Not sure what you want to drink? Talk to their mixologist who will make you a unique craft cocktail. ”
234 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
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“Eat at the restaurant or just get a beer at the brewery next door all while enjoying views of Lake Travis”
185 locals recommend
Dive Bar
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“Located on South Lamar, the world famous Broken Spoke is Austin’s most popular and oldest honky-tonk bar. If you’re in the mood for an authentic Texas experience, be sure to stop by for some dancing and great food. ”
249 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Favorite coffeeshop in an historic home in East Austin with a delicious chai and even better food. Plenty of outdoor seating and extra parking shared with the church next door.”
199 locals recommend
Thai Restaurant
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“Thai Fusion with the best Tom Kha and stir frys this side of the Red River. Group seating will help you make friends quickly but its hard to hold conversation when your stuffing your face with this delicious serving of Thai food.”
181 locals recommend
Beer Garden
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“Great local brewery with guest beers on tap as well. There's usually some great live music playing and plenty of spots to sit inside or outside on the picnic tables. Tasty food, too!”
206 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Great coffee, drinks and a couple of amazing food trucks on site. Daily events and live music. Lots of seating indoor and outdoor. Used to be a house in the neighborhood so it has great ambiance! ”
167 locals recommend
Bar
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“Get your Tex Mex fix at Guero’s! With all the staples and more, Guero’s is a great spot for an easy, tasty meal and perfect for people watching. You may even catch live music here! ”
201 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“A classy yet casual seafood restaurant on South Congress, Perla’s has a lot to offer from oysters to fish to burgers and a beautiful front patio to enjoy people watching. ”
192 locals recommend