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Best things to do in Austin

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Dive Bar
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“Great 4 piece country bands every night. Nice little dance floor. Easy to find a partner if your by yourself. Nice country bar atmosphere. Owners are same as Continental Club. ”
324 locals recommend
Other Great Outdoors
“Connect with the green belt anywhere it winds along to experience the natural limestone rock formations and great him, bike , and walk trails. ”
217 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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“Great Lake views with Mexican food and drinks. A little further out, but fantastic view of the Texas hill country. ”
186 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
Café
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“Outdoor dining in front to watch all the passer by’s or enjoy the garden patio in the back. Healthy meals.”
209 locals recommend
Dive Bar
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“Yeehaw for a good time, a Lone Star, and some good old fashioned two-stepping!”
250 locals recommend
Diner
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“Family-friendly local diner with quick and good service. I recommend their omelets.”
186 locals recommend
Vietnamese Restaurant
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“Charming little cafe serving French breakfast items and Vietnamese plates. ”
232 locals recommend
Building
“The entire street of So CO is amazing and the heart of Austin with cafes' boutiques and wall murals painted by many locals ”
222 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Breakfast tacos, coffee, a perfect spot for reading & getting work done or just hanging out and having a beer!”
169 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Delicious coffee and location of the iconic "I love you so much" street art”
222 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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“Affectionately known as ABGB. Fun indoor/outdoor beer garden with great pizza and salads, home brewed beer and lots of live music. ”
207 locals recommend
Bar
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“There’s Güero’s proper that is a fun and bustling Tex-Mex restaurant, then 2 doors down is their Oak Garden which is the REAL gem. Nestled under giant Live Oak trees complete with misters and fans there is always a live band playing, cheap tacos complete with free chips, salsa, and toppings bar and a bar full bar complete with frozen margaritas. An Austin classic. ”
202 locals recommend