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Top store recommendations from locals

Café
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“A delightful, beautiful restaurant. Very European (in all the nest ays: small, dense seating, relaxed but bustling, simple). The food choices are elegant and reasonably priced. A great outdoor seating area. ”
  • 207 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Great brunch spot in a historic East Austin building. Pharmacy has a great deal of outdoor dining. Walkable!”
  • 200 locals recommend
Bar
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“Hip hangout with both a bakery/cafe & a creekside beer garden serving simple snacks & cheeses.”
  • 164 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“One of our two neighborhood coffee shops. Very relaxed. Top-quality coffee. This is the place to go if you want to read or be alone... better for chilling solo than socializing. ”
  • 131 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“One of the best restaurants in Austin 100% dedicated to using Texas animals, produce, beer and wine. ”
  • 129 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Neighborhood favorite with great coffee and food. Be careful of the parking signs in the neighborhoods.”
  • 141 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Funky vitage furniture provides seating in a large area for sitting, sippig, and snacking. Locally owned.”
  • 109 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Locally owned coffee shop with indoor and outdoor seating. Brews or specialty coffees.”
  • 90 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Good coffee and good beer are served under the same roof. Brew & Brew, a coffee and beer bar, has definitely got the right idea. Don't want to travel that far for a cup of coffee? Just head to Jo's right down the street.”
  • 98 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
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“A ranch-style restaurant with a farm house feel. Meat comes from the owners' ranch. Don't miss the adorable gift shop or the view of the river. (We suggest taking an uber here.) ”
  • 85 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
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“You can’t come to Austin without trying some old school Tex-Mex at this counter-service gem. It’s a bit of an oxymoron, but this is incredibly fresh Tex-Mex that is hard to beat. It’s in a very hip East Austin neighborhood, but don’t worry the hipsters won’t bite. ”
  • 97 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“This bar in East 6th serves up some of the most well-known specialty coffee in the city.”
  • 72 locals recommend
Brewery
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“One of our favorites! Great spot to hang out and grab a beer (they also offer coffee and tacos). They do all styles well.”
  • 73 locals recommend
Butcher
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“Its a truly legit butcher chop with daily lunch specials at their cafe. If you need meet to bbq, you can't go wrong getting it here!”
  • 87 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
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“Drink all day, Cheap, locally owned, truly a original. Historic and treasured in east Austin. Meet a friend or study while you drink caffeine and booze all day or night ”
  • 73 locals recommend
Brewery
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“The east side brewery offers brew biscuits, made from used grains, and often hosts yappy hours out on the patio. Alas, keep in mind that dogs aren’t allowed in the tap room proper.”
  • 43 locals recommend