Austin To-Do
Chunky's Burgers is one of Austin To-Do.

1. Chunky's Burgers

8.3
4602 Callaghan Rd, San Antonio, TX
Burger Joint · Northwest Side · 40 tips and reviews

Travel ChannelTravel Channel: On Man v Food, Adam takes on the Four-Horsemen Challenge: a half-pound burger topped with the spiciest chilies in the world, including the infamous ghost chili

Noble Sandwich Co. is one of Austin To-Do.

2. Noble Sandwich Co.

9.2
12223 Ranch Road 620 N Ste 105 (at Lake Creek Pkwy), Austin, TX
Sandwich Place · Village at Anderson Mill · 82 tips and reviews

EaterEater: Attention to detail wins the Noble Pig a spot on our list; the fact that they have the best sandwiches in Northwest Austin doesn't hurt, either. [Eater 38 Member] Read more.

Casino El Camino is one of Austin To-Do.

3. Casino El Camino

8.5
517 E 6th St (bt Red River & Neches Sts), Austin, TX
Dive Bar · Downtown Austin · 210 tips and reviews

EaterEater: There are few better places to lay down a layer of food before a night of heavy drinking on the Dirty Sixth, and their burgers are a well-deserved Austin institution. [Eater 38 Member] Read more.

Jack Allen's Kitchen is one of Austin To-Do.

4. Jack Allen's Kitchen

9.3
7720 W Highway 71, Austin, TX
American Restaurant · Oak Hill · 143 tips and reviews

EaterEater: Great, reliable, locally sourced food mid-century building; Jack Allen's has the makings of an Austin classic. [Eater 38 Member] Read more.

FoodHeads is one of Austin To-Do.

5. FoodHeads

9.3
616 W 34th St (btwn Guadalupe St. & King St.), Austin, TX
Sandwich Place · West University · 53 tips and reviews

EaterEater: Crazy condiments (ever had Bagna Cauda on a sandwich?) and creative combinations make FoodHeads a North Campus favorite; we just wish they were open a little longer. [Eater 38 Member] Read more.

Tacodeli is one of Austin To-Do.

6. Tacodeli

9.4
1500B Spyglass Dr (at Barton Skyway), Austin, TX
Taco Place · Bartons Bluff-Spyglass · 127 tips and reviews

EaterEater: Two words: Salsa. Doña. The tacos themselves have earned their reputation, but it's this verde sauce that is really why we keep coming back. [Eater 38 Member] Read more.

Second Bar + Kitchen is one of Austin To-Do.

7. Second Bar + Kitchen

8.9
200 Congress Ave (2nd Street), Austin, TX
New American Restaurant · Downtown Austin · 188 tips and reviews

EaterEater: Makes an art of bar food. See: the spicy fried pickles, the Bar Congress that you can add foie gras, an egg, avocado, pork belly, double meat & double cheese, should you so choose. [Eater 38 Member] Read more.

Tâm Deli and Cafe is one of Austin To-Do.

8. Tâm Deli and Cafe

9.1
8222 N Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX
Vietnamese Restaurant · Georgian Acres · 51 tips and reviews

EaterEater: Cheap, fast, and insanely delicious Vietnamese. Get the cream puffs. [Eater 38 Member] Read more.

Habanero Mexican Cafe is one of Austin To-Do.

9. Habanero Mexican Cafe

8.2
501 W Oltorf St (Durwood), Austin, TX
Mexican Restaurant · Bouldin Creek · 50 tips and reviews

EaterEater: The kind of Mexican restaurant it seems like Austin should have more of: an unassuming but unerringly delicious neighborhood spot for breakfast and lunch. [Eater 38 Member] Read more.

Congress is one of Austin To-Do.

10. Congress

7.6
200 Congress Ave (at 2nd St), Austin, TX
New American Restaurant · Downtown Austin · 21 tips and reviews

Bon Appetit MagazineBon Appetit Magazine: It occupies the ground floor of a luxe new condo building--not my preferred restaurant location, but I'll go anywhere for executive chef David Bull's distinctly American comfort food.

Fran's Hamburgers is one of Austin To-Do.

11. Fran's Hamburgers

1822 S Congress Ave (at Annie St.), Austin, TX
Burger Joint · Bouldin Creek · 19 tips and reviews

Travel ChannelTravel Channel: Some of the best hamburgers in Austin, TX. As seen on Man v Food.

Fran's Hamburgers is one of Austin To-Do.

12. Fran's Hamburgers

6214 Cameron Rd (at US 290), Austin, TX
Burger Joint · Windsor Park · 15 tips and reviews

Travel ChannelTravel Channel: Some of the best hamburgers in Austin, TX. As seen on Man v Food.

Bouldin Creek Café is one of Austin To-Do.

13. Bouldin Creek Café

9.4
1900 S 1st St (at W. Mary St.), Austin, TX
Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant · Bouldin Creek · 211 tips and reviews

CheapismCheapism: Bouldin is a South Austin staple for breakfast and coffee. Their menu is vegetarian and vegan with menu items like "Wanna-BLT" which is made with tofu 'bacon'. Breakfast taco's start at $1.75. Read more.

Torchy's Tacos is one of Austin To-Do.

14. Torchy's Tacos

9.6
1311 S 1st St (btwn Elizabeth St W & Gibson St W), Austin, TX
Food Truck · Bouldin Creek · 195 tips and reviews

CheapismCheapism: Breakfast tacos start at $2 for 3 ingredients like potato, egg and cheese. Specialty tacos range $3-4. They have monthly specials and have ingredients like fried avocados, and chicken fried steak. Read more.

Green Mesquite BBQ is one of Austin To-Do.

15. Green Mesquite BBQ

7.8
1400 Barton Springs Rd (Josephine St.), Austin, TX
BBQ Joint · Zilker · 79 tips and reviews

CheapismCheapism: If you like BBQ this is an Austin staple. Located just south of downtown. Specials include $8.99 for a three meat plate with two sides on Wednesday's and ½ chicken BBQ plate $6.99 on Thursday's. Read more.

Hut's Hamburgers is one of Austin To-Do.

16. Hut's Hamburgers

8.4
807 W 6th St (at West Ave.), Austin, TX
Burger Joint · Downtown Austin · 73 tips and reviews

CheapismCheapism: Hut's never frozen, locally purchased burgers can be replaced with Buffalo, Boneless Chicken, Longhorn Grassfed Beef or a 100% fat free veggie burger for an extra charge. Try the onion rings. Read more.

The Jackalope is one of Austin To-Do.

17. The Jackalope

8.4
404 E 6th St (btwn Trinity St. & Neches St.), Austin, TX
Dive Bar · Downtown Austin · 215 tips and reviews

CheapismCheapism: The Jackalope is in the heart of downtown Austin, and is a staple for Austinites. Wednesday's are half price bugers, and Tuesday's their gigantic pizza's are half off. Read more.

Chuy's is one of Austin To-Do.

18. Chuy's

9.0
1728 Barton Springs Rd (Sterzing St.), Austin, TX
Mexican Restaurant · Zilker · 161 tips and reviews

CheapismCheapism: Happy Hour is from 4-7pm and offers $2.25 domestic beers and $3.50 house margaritas. With the purchase of a drink you get unlimited tortilla chips, beans, salsa, queso, and taco meat. Read more.

The Mighty Cone is one of Austin To-Do.

19. The Mighty Cone

8.9
1720 Barton Springs Rd (Sterzing St), Austin, TX
Food Truck · Zilker · 44 tips and reviews

CheapismCheapism: Austin is well known for their trailer park eateries. The Mighty Cone is one of the most popular and centrally located. 'Hot & Crunchy' cones come in chicken, avocado, shrimp or even a venison dog. Read more.

Hey Cupcake! is one of Austin To-Do.

20. Hey Cupcake!

8.6
1511 S Congress Ave (at Elizabeth St SE), Austin, TX
Cupcake Shop · 65 tips and reviews

CheapismCheapism: After grabbing a Mighty Cone, stop at Hey Cupcake! (a neighboring trailer) for a sweet dessert. They offer chocolate, vanilla, velvet, or carrot cake with many flavors of frosting. Read more.

Paggi House is one of Austin To-Do.

21. Paggi House

200 Lee Barton Dr (at S Lamar Blvd.), Austin, TX
American Restaurant · Zilker · 45 tips and reviews

CheapismCheapism: If you're looking for a good atmosphere, Paggi House has great happy hour deals. Between 5-7pm cocktails start at $4 and use only midlevel or high end liquors. Their bar snacks range from $2.50-7. Read more.

The Screaming Goat is one of Austin To-Do.

22. The Screaming Goat

900 W 10th St (Lamar Blvd), Austin, TX
Taco Place · Downtown Austin · 17 tips and reviews

CheapismCheapism: Every day is a special at The Screaming Goat. Sunday's and Thursday's are 75cent flautas, other days include $1.50 tacos and 2 for 1 burrito's. There are also $2 beer specials every night. Read more.

Juan in a Million is one of Austin To-Do.

23. Juan in a Million

9.1
2300 E Cesar Chavez St (Mildred St.), Austin, TX
Mexican Restaurant · 199 tips and reviews

CheapismCheapism: One of the more popular places to get breakfast in Austin. Breakfast taco's start at $1.95 and the “Don Juan” El Taco Grande is enough to feed two for only $3.80. Ask for extra tortilla's. Read more.

Zen is one of Austin To-Do.

24. Zen

1303 S Congress Ave (The Circle), Austin, TX
Japanese Restaurant · 7 tips and reviews

CheapismCheapism: Their mission: "to make Japanese-inspired cuisine affordable, healthy and fun." Sushi rolls start at $2.59 and their bowls start at $4.25 for veggies and $5.25 for meat. Read more.

Cisco's Restaurant & Bakery€Ž is one of Austin To-Do.

25. Cisco's Restaurant & Bakery€Ž

7.4
1511 E 6th St (at Comal), Austin, TX
Mexican Restaurant · 43 tips and reviews

CheapismCheapism: A staple for East Austin, Cisco's is only open til 2pm every day, but is always busy. Their breakfast migas have won local awards, the food is cheap and their service is always quick. Read more.

Nueva Onda is one of Austin To-Do.

26. Nueva Onda

2218 College Ave (S Congress Ave), Austin, TX
Mexican Restaurant · 12 tips and reviews

CheapismCheapism: 2 ingredient tacos start at $1.50 and extra ingredients are 40cents each. There are 25 ingredients to choose from and you can also add three kinds of cheese. Lunch specials are also available. Read more.

Maria's Taco Xpress is one of Austin To-Do.

27. Maria's Taco Xpress

8.5
2529 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX
Taco Place · South Lamar · 66 tips and reviews

CheapismCheapism: Maria's is one of the most popular destinations for quick cheap food in Austin. The dining area is packed on the weekends, and they have daily specials. They have horchata and sweet Mexican drinks. Read more.

Scholz Garten is one of Austin To-Do.

28. Scholz Garten

7.8
1607 San Jacinto Blvd (E. 17th St.), Austin, TX
Beer Garden · Downtown Austin · 47 tips and reviews
Dillard's is one of Austin To-Do.

29. Dillard's

5.9
11200 Lakeline Mall Dr, Cedar Park, TX
Department Store · 14 tips and reviews
Dillard's is one of Austin To-Do.

30. Dillard's

7.4
3211 Feathergrass Ct (at The Domain), Austin, TX
Department Store · North Burnet · 9 tips and reviews
Dillard's is one of Austin To-Do.

31. Dillard's

7.3
2901 S Capital of Texas Hwy (at Barton Creek Square Mall), Austin, TX
Department Store · Barton Creek Square · 13 tips and reviews
Foreign & Domestic is one of Austin To-Do.

32. Foreign & Domestic

8.6
306 E 53rd St, Austin, TX
American Restaurant · North Loop · 73 tips and reviews

Bon Appetit MagazineBon Appetit Magazine: Voted as one of the best places for bar food in America - try anything!

Habitat Suites is one of Austin To-Do.

33. Habitat Suites

7.5
500 E Highland Mall Blvd (btw Airport Blvd & Middle Fiskville Rd), Austin, TX
Hotel · Highland · 20 tips and reviews

Bon Appetit MagazineBon Appetit Magazine: Landscaped with lush native varietals, their green bona fides include using only nontoxic fertilizers and pesticides and biodegradable paper goods. Rooms from $137.

Olivia is one of Austin To-Do.

34. Olivia

8.7
2043 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX
New American Restaurant · Zilker · 60 tips and reviews

Bon Appetit MagazineBon Appetit Magazine: One of our Top 10 Best New Restaurants in America. Chef James Holmes gathers his culinary inspiration from (and in) his backyard vegetable garden. The lamb fries are a must-have.

Austin Farmers Market is one of Austin To-Do.

35. Austin Farmers Market

8.8
422 Guadalupe St (at W 4th St), Austin, TX
Farmers Market · Downtown Austin · 33 tips and reviews

Bon Appetit MagazineBon Appetit Magazine: Part cooking school, part butcher shop, Dai Due sells superb buttermilk biscuits with country-style breakfast sausage on Saturdays. Read more.

36. Barrie Cullinan

orders@barriebaking.com, Austin, TX
Bakery · Downtown Austin · 2 tips and reviews

Bon Appetit MagazineBon Appetit Magazine: Until baker Barrie Cullinan opens her retail spot this summer, you'll find her butter croissants, honey-pecan bâtardes, and whole wheat loaves at Austin restaurants, Boggy Creek Farm market, and La Bo Read more.

Uchiko is one of Austin To-Do.

37. Uchiko

9.5
4200 N Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX
Japanese Restaurant · Rosedale · 161 tips and reviews

Bon Appetit MagazineBon Appetit Magazine: This Asian restaurant's offerings buck the green-tea-ice-cream trend. Must order: sweet corn sorbet with polenta custard. Read more.

Hotel San Jose is one of Austin To-Do.

38. Hotel San Jose

9.5
1316 S Congress Ave (James St.), Austin, TX
Hotel · Bouldin Creek · 89 tips and reviews

Bon Appetit MagazineBon Appetit Magazine: Enjoy a pulled pork sandwich at Jo’s Coffee, located in the hotel parking lot at this stylish favorite of visiting musicians. Rooms from $95.

Progress Coffee is one of Austin To-Do.

39. Progress Coffee

500 San Marcos St #105 (at E 5th St), Austin, TX
Coffee Shop · 75 tips and reviews

Bon Appetit MagazineBon Appetit Magazine: Bon Appétit named this Eastside spot one of our Top 10 Best Boutique Coffee Shops. With Owl Tree coffee and fresh biscuits, it’s the best hangout in town.

Parkside is one of Austin To-Do.

40. Parkside

8.8
301 E 6th St (at San Jacinto Blvd), Austin, TX
New American Restaurant · Downtown Austin · 139 tips and reviews

Bon Appetit MagazineBon Appetit Magazine: At this Sixth Street newbie, chef Shawn Cirkiel serves elevated bar food like crab fritters, ricotta ravioli, classic steak tartare, and loup de mer with fennel vinaigrette.

Uchi is one of Austin To-Do.

41. Uchi

9.4
801 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX
Japanese Restaurant · Zilker · 192 tips and reviews

Bon Appetit MagazineBon Appetit Magazine: Since 2003, Uchi has received raves for avant-garde creations such as foie gras sushi with pomegranate. Bon Appétit named it one of our Top 10 Sushi Spots in the Country.

Eastside Cafe is one of Austin To-Do.

42. Eastside Cafe

8.7
2113 Manor Rd, Austin, TX
American Restaurant · Upper Boggy Creek · 60 tips and reviews

Bon Appetit MagazineBon Appetit Magazine: The farm is literally a step from the table at this longtime favorite. Choose a spot in the garden room near the new henhouse, which provides eggs for the "yard egg" French toast.

House Pizzeria is one of Austin To-Do.

43. House Pizzeria

9.0
5111 Airport Blvd (at E 52nd St), Austin, TX
Pizza Place · North Loop · 54 tips and reviews

Bon Appetit MagazineBon Appetit Magazine: This college town has its fill of pizza joints, but none quite like this eco-oasis. Pair a thin-crust sausage and mushroom pie with something from (512) Brewing Company, named for the city's area code

Somnio's Cafe is one of Austin To-Do.

44. Somnio's Cafe

1807 S 1st St (Annie), Austin, TX
Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant · Bouldin Creek · 8 tips and reviews

Bon Appetit MagazineBon Appetit Magazine: Simply presented and mouthwatering fare in a clapboard house with a down-home feel. Try the orange pork tacos (the pork is slow-cooked in orange juice and beer) made with meat from Richardson Farms.

Thai Fresh is one of Austin To-Do.

45. Thai Fresh

8.8
909 W Mary St (at S 5th), Austin, TX
Thai Restaurant · Bouldin Creek · 56 tips and reviews

Bon Appetit MagazineBon Appetit Magazine: Owners Jam Sanitchat and Bruce Barnes source ingredients from the area and use their own crops to turn out favorites like free-range Berkshire ham with garlic and pepper sauce.

The Mighty Cone is one of Austin To-Do.

46. The Mighty Cone

8.9
1720 Barton Springs Rd (Sterzing St), Austin, TX
Food Truck · Zilker · 44 tips and reviews

Bon Appetit MagazineBon Appetit Magazine: Amid a collection of mobile vendors is this truck from Hudson's on the Bend, famous for local game. Don't pass up the grass-fed venison with mango-jalapeño slaw.

Flip Happy Crepes is one of Austin To-Do.

47. Flip Happy Crepes

400 Jessie St (@ Butler Road), Austin, TX
Food Truck · Bouldin Creek · 25 tips and reviews

Bon Appetit MagazineBon Appetit Magazine: Tacos aren’t the only street food in town, thanks to Nessa Higgins and Andrea Day Boykin, who flip and fold both savory and sweet crepes inside their Avion trailer.

Wink is one of Austin To-Do.

48. Wink

8.8
1014 N Lamar Blvd (W. 11th), Austin, TX
Wine Bar · Old West Austin · 33 tips and reviews

Bon Appetit MagazineBon Appetit Magazine: Compensates for its stark dining room with some of Austin's best service. Order the heirloom tomato salad, Texas Hill Country quail (roasted to perfection) and the grass-fed rib eye (a local favorite)

Whole Foods Market is one of Austin To-Do.

49. Whole Foods Market

9.4
525 N Lamar Blvd (btwn W 5th & 6th), Austin, TX
Grocery Store · Downtown Austin · 377 tips and reviews

Bon Appetit MagazineBon Appetit Magazine: This 80,000-square-foot store is a site to behold. Sign up for cooking lessons; buy fresh Texas peaches, local Pure Luck Farm goat cheese, and Flat Creek Flat Creek Estate's "Super Texan" Sangiovese.

Hotel San Jose is one of Austin To-Do.

50. Hotel San Jose

9.5
1316 S Congress Ave (James St.), Austin, TX
Hotel · Bouldin Creek · 89 tips and reviews

Showtime NetworkShowtime Network: Hip and stylish and permeated with South X Southwest musical ambiance.-Ilene Chaiken

Valentines is one of Austin To-Do.

51. Valentines

3801 N Capital of Texas Hwy Unit G, Austin, TX
Boutique · Davenport Ranch · 1 tip

Lucky MagazineLucky Magazine: Entirely girly in looks and merchandise, this favorite stocks all the essentials a ladylike Austinite could desire: Nanette Lepore dresses, Rebecca Taylor chiffon tops, and Trina Turk frame purses. Read more.

Uncommon Objects is one of Austin To-Do.

52. Uncommon Objects

9.0
1512 S Congress Ave (btwn Elizabeth & Monroe St.), Austin, TX
Antique Shop · Bouldin Creek · 57 tips and reviews

Lucky MagazineLucky Magazine: The 30+ booths at this ingeniously curated antiques spot range from a carnival-inspired stand dedicated to vintage gaming paraphernalia to a cabin-like nook laden with uncommon Western collectibles. Read more.

Parts & Labour is one of Austin To-Do.

53. Parts & Labour

8.7
1117 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX
Boutique · 18 tips and reviews

Lucky MagazineLucky Magazine: Items crafted by more than 200 young talents—many of whom live in the Austin area—are on offer, from cheeky T-shirts to offbeat jewelry. Read more.

Kick Pleat is one of Austin To-Do.

54. Kick Pleat

918 W 12th St (at N. Lamar Blvd.), Austin, TX
Boutique · Downtown Austin · 3 tips and reviews

Lucky MagazineLucky Magazine: Kick Pleat is our preferred destination for clothing by rising names like Apiece Apart and Richard Chai, plus the latest from established indies, including Humanoid, Rachel Comey, and Acne. Read more.

Feathers Boutique is one of Austin To-Do.

55. Feathers Boutique

8.5
1700B S Congress Ave (Milton St), Austin, TX
Boutique · Bouldin Creek · 9 tips and reviews

Lucky MagazineLucky Magazine: Every vintage piece here is a winner, whether it’s a batwing-sleeved dress, a Stevie Nicks–ish crystal pendant, or an appliquéd silk peasant blouse. Read more.

Eliza Page is one of Austin To-Do.

56. Eliza Page

229 W 2nd St (Lavaca St), Austin, TX
Jewelry Store · Downtown Austin · 2 tips and reviews

Lucky MagazineLucky Magazine: Fine jewelry from emerging names is the focus at this expertly edited spot. Everything is first organized by designer, then sorted according to price. Read more.

By George is one of Austin To-Do.

57. By George

8.1
1400 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX
Boutique · Bouldin Creek · 7 tips and reviews

Lucky MagazineLucky Magazine: The second, more streetcentric outpost of this venerable Austin retailer features labels such as Isabel Marant, Etoile, and Steven Alan. Read more.

By George is one of Austin To-Do.

58. By George

7.7
524 N Lamar Blvd (5th St), Austin, TX
Clothing Store · Old West Austin · 9 tips and reviews

Lucky MagazineLucky Magazine: Since 1979, this venerable retailer has staunchly supported emerging talent. The upscale designer department is flush with Lanvin bags and Marni dresses. Read more.

Blackmail Boutique & Atelier is one of Austin To-Do.

59. Blackmail Boutique & Atelier

7.4
1202 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX
Boutique · Bouldin Creek · 5 tips and reviews

Lucky MagazineLucky Magazine: The eclectic mix of old cowboy boots, Western-themed blouses, Votivo candles, and dramatic beaded jewelry that fills this shop has one unifying theme: Almost everything is black. Read more.

Big Red Sun is one of Austin To-Do.

60. Big Red Sun

1102 E Cesar Chavez St (Medina St), Austin, TX
Design Studio · 1 tip

Lucky MagazineLucky Magazine: Meander through the gorgeous, succulent-filled gardens that surround this nursery, then step into the adorable restored bungalow that houses its trove of perfect-for-gifting vintage and new treasures. Read more.

East Side King is one of Austin To-Do.

61. East Side King

9.1
1618 1/2 E 6th St, Austin, TX
Food Truck · 78 tips and reviews

BravoBravo: When a couple of Uchi alums wanted to put out some fun Asian food, East Side Kings was born. Located on the back patio of the Liberty Bar, you’ve got to be in the know about this food trailer; their s

Chen's Noodle House is one of Austin To-Do.

62. Chen's Noodle House

8.7
8650 Spicewood Springs Rd, Austin, TX
Asian Restaurant · Northwest Austin · 21 tips and reviews

BravoBravo: As authentic of a noodle house as you can get. Don’t be scared that it’s a tiny restaurant in a strip mall – if you’re a noodle-hound like me, it’s worth it! -Monica Pope, Top Chef

Uchi is one of Austin To-Do.

63. Uchi

9.4
801 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX
Japanese Restaurant · Zilker · 192 tips and reviews

BravoBravo: If you have only one restaurant to eat at in Austin, make it Uchi. Chef Tyson Cole puts out Japanese food like you’ve never had – inventive, fun, immensely addictive. -Monica Pope, Top Chef

Moonshine Patio Bar & Grill is one of Austin To-Do.

64. Moonshine Patio Bar & Grill

9.3
303 Red River St (at E 3rd St), Austin, TX
American Restaurant · Downtown Austin · 312 tips and reviews

BravoBravo: Chef Larry is throwing down on American favorites. -Tiffany Derry, Top Chef

Maudie's Cafe is one of Austin To-Do.

65. Maudie's Cafe

8.8
2608 W 7th St (at Lake Austin Blvd.), Austin, TX
Mexican Restaurant · West Austin · 44 tips and reviews

BravoBravo: The best Tex-Mex in town. Visit the original on Lake Austin Boulevard for queso, migas, or the Maggie's Plate and of course a margarita or two! -Stacie Scott Turner, Real Housewives of DC

Uncorked Tasting Room & Wine Bar is one of Austin To-Do.

66. Uncorked Tasting Room & Wine Bar

900 E 7th St (IH-35), Austin, TX
Wine Bar · Central East Austin · 27 tips and reviews

BravoBravo: Uncorked has a world-class, thoughtful, hand-picked wine selection and fabulous gourmet fare. The outdoor deck is the best kept secret in Austin with an amazing downtown view!-Stacie Scott Turner,RHDC

67. Cuba Libre

409 Colorado St, Austin, TX
Bar · Downtown Austin · 9 tips and reviews

IFCIFC: For those of you who thought that your love of tacos and professional Mexican wrestling couldn't coexist, look no further. These gourmet tacos are "punch you in the face" good! - IFC Viewer

Museum of Natural and Artificial Ephemerata is one of Austin To-Do.

68. Museum of Natural and Artificial Ephemerata

1808 Singleton Ave, Austin, TX
Museum · 4 tips and reviews

IFCIFC: Austin: This museum/home in East Austin features a baroque display of oddities and curiosities including Victorian lab equipment, two-bodied chickens, and Marilyn Monroe's last cigarette. -IFC Viewer Read more.

Lala's Little Nugget is one of Austin To-Do.

69. Lala's Little Nugget

8.2
2207 Justin Ln (Burnet Ln), Austin, TX
Dive Bar · Brentwood · 24 tips and reviews

IFCIFC: Austin: It's little dive bar that's both trapped in the 70's AND it's Christmas all year. Beware of elves dropping from the ceiling. You've been warned. -IFC Viewer

The Continental Club is one of Austin To-Do.

70. The Continental Club

9.0
1315 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX
Rock Club · 60 tips and reviews

IFCIFC: Austin: It is a part of the boozy fabric of old Austin where young lovers and old timers come to dance the Texas two-step to the best live country, folk and Americana in Austin. - IFC Staff

Zilker Park is one of Austin To-Do.

71. Zilker Park

9.6
2168 Lou Neff Rd., Austin, TX
Park · Barton Hills · 128 tips and reviews

GOODGOOD: Check out the largest of Austin's downtown parks. This is a community gathering space like no other in the city and besides, what's not good about a park?

Pease District Park is one of Austin To-Do.

72. Pease District Park

9.4
1100 Kingsbury St., Austin, TX
Park · 20 tips and reviews

Vince M.Vince Marotte: My favorite disc golf course in Austin. Good variety of holes. It has a couple bombers an a few easy ones and everything in between.

The Driskill is one of Austin To-Do.

73. The Driskill

9.2
604 Brazos St (at W. 6th St.), Austin, TX
Hotel · Downtown Austin · 163 tips and reviews

Saving PlacesSaving Places: Busts of Driskill and his two sons are located high atop each entrance, along with stylized heads of Texas longhorn steers.

Ann W. Richards Congress Avenue Bridge is one of Austin To-Do.

74. Ann W. Richards Congress Avenue Bridge

8.5
1 Congress Ave (over Colorado River), Austin, TX
Bridge · Downtown Austin · 110 tips and reviews

Saving PlacesSaving Places: At night, 1.5 million bats blanket the sky above downtown Austin. Don’t miss the Night Wings sculpture at the foot of the Congress Avenue Bridge, their historic digs. –Jason, our Homesick Austinite

The Drag is one of Austin To-Do.

75. The Drag

2300-2310 Guadalupe St, Austin, TX
Road · West University · 6 tips and reviews

Saving PlacesSaving Places: With wide eyes and a big smile, the alien frog in Daniel Johnston’s “Hi, How Are You?” mural welcomes passers-by to a stretch of Guadalupe known as the Drag. Photo opp! –Jason, our Homesick Austinite

23rd Street Artists' (Renaissance) Market is one of Austin To-Do.

76. 23rd Street Artists' (Renaissance) Market

23rd Street (at Guadalupe), Austin, TX
Flea Market · West University · 1 tip

Saving PlacesSaving Places: ATX in the early 70s was a place of, um, rampant experimentation. This psychedelic mural at Renaissance Market immortalizes an array of weirdos and the places they love. –Jason, our Homesick Austinite

Angelina Eberly by Pat Oliphant is one of Austin To-Do.

77. Angelina Eberly by Pat Oliphant

600 Congress Ave (at W 6th St), Austin, TX
Outdoor Sculpture · Downtown Austin · 4 tips and reviews

Saving PlacesSaving Places: This statue honors Angelina Eberly, who fired a cannon in 1842 and sparked the Archives War, which prevented the relocation of the capital of Texas to Houston. – Jason, our Homesick Austinite

Roadhouse Relics is one of Austin To-Do.

78. Roadhouse Relics

7.0
1720 S 1st St (at W. Annie), Austin, TX
Art Gallery · Bouldin Creek · 3 tips and reviews

Saving PlacesSaving Places: Need a new profile photo? Get your mug taken in front of the postcard-inspired mural on the wall of Roadside Relics. It's the best way to say, "I'm in ATX, y'all." – Jason, our Homesick Austinite

South Mall is one of Austin To-Do.

79. South Mall

200 W. 21st St., Austin, TX
College Quad · University of Texas-Austin · 4 tips and reviews

Saving PlacesSaving Places: The six red-roofed buildings of the Six Pack are among the oldest on the 40 Acres, an affectionate name for the original plot of land set aside for Univ. of TX. – Jason, our Homesick Austinite

Barton Springs Pool is one of Austin To-Do.

80. Barton Springs Pool

9.5
2101 Barton Springs Rd (at William Barton Dr), Austin, TX
Pool · Barton Hills · 177 tips and reviews

Saving PlacesSaving Places: Check out the statue of J. Frank Dobie, Roy Bedichek & Walter Prescott Webb, who for 40yrs met on a rock near Barton Springs to discuss ideas that transformed ATX.–Jason, our Homesick Austinite

The Mighty Cone is one of Austin To-Do.

81. The Mighty Cone

8.9
1720 Barton Springs Rd (Sterzing St), Austin, TX
Food Truck · Zilker · 44 tips and reviews

Saving PlacesSaving Places: Somewhere between digging into a Mighty Cone and a cupcake from a mobile vendor, you will realize that you are in one of the most unconventionally cool cities on Earth. – Jason, our Homesick Austinite

The Continental Club is one of Austin To-Do.

82. The Continental Club

9.0
1315 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX
Rock Club · 60 tips and reviews

Saving PlacesSaving Places: If you’re into live music, you’ve got to hit up The Continental Club, self-professed granddaddy of all local venues, which has been rocking socks off since 1957. – Jason, our Homesick Austinite

360 Bridge (Pennybacker Bridge) is one of Austin To-Do.

83. 360 Bridge (Pennybacker Bridge)

9.5
5000 Plaza on the Lk, Austin, TX
Scenic Lookout · 15 tips and reviews

Saving PlacesSaving Places: In the mood for some (architectural) drama? Check out the 360 Bridge, constructed so that nothing would interfere with Lake Austin's recreational swagger. – Jason, our Homesick Austinite

Broken Spoke is one of Austin To-Do.

84. Broken Spoke

8.2
3201 S Lamar Blvd (at Westrock Dr.), Austin, TX
Dive Bar · South Lamar · 63 tips and reviews

Saving PlacesSaving Places: Have a hankerin' for a true Texas honky tonk? The Broken Spoke is where many country legends played for tips before Nashville made them stars. – Jason, our Homesick Austinite

Toy Joy is one of Austin To-Do.

85. Toy Joy

8.8
403 W 2nd St (Guadalupe St.), Austin, TX
Toy / Game Store · Downtown Austin · 48 tips and reviews

Saving PlacesSaving Places: I don’t care how old you are or how strong your willpower is, you will leave Toy Joy with a toothy grin and a nostalgic plaything that makes you feel carefree again.– Jason, our Homesick Austinite

Juan in a Million is one of Austin To-Do.

86. Juan in a Million

9.1
2300 E Cesar Chavez St (Mildred St.), Austin, TX
Mexican Restaurant · 199 tips and reviews

Saving PlacesSaving Places: Everything is better wrapped in a tortilla, including breakfast. Rise and shine with a taco the size of your head from Juan in a Million. – Jason, our Homesick Austinite

One Texas Center is one of Austin To-Do.

87. One Texas Center

505 Barton Springs Rd (S. 1st St.), Austin, TX
Government Building · Bouldin Creek · 7 tips and reviews

Saving PlacesSaving Places: One Texas Center was the site of the Armadillo World Headquarters, mothership of ATX music halls & an incubator of "The Austin Sound." Look for the commemorative plaque. –Jason, our Homesick Austinite

Moonlight Tower (11th & Trinity) is one of Austin To-Do.

88. Moonlight Tower (11th & Trinity)

7.0
Trinity St (11th St), Austin, TX
Lighthouse · Downtown Austin · 4 tips and reviews

Saving PlacesSaving Places: The Moonlight Towers are integral to ATX’s brand of weirdness and listed on the National Register. ATX is the only city in the world known to still operate them. – Jason, our Homesick Austinite

Covert Park at Mt. Bonnell is one of Austin To-Do.

89. Covert Park at Mt. Bonnell

9.5
3800 Mount Bonnell Rd, Austin, TX
Park · 71 tips and reviews

Saving PlacesSaving Places: Climb to the top of Mount Bonnell to see ATX and its surrounding environs at this popular look-out (and make-out) spot. Hands down the best place to get some perspective.-Jason, our Homesick Austinite

Austin Motel is one of Austin To-Do.

90. Austin Motel

7.7
1220 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX
Motel · Bouldin Creek · 23 tips and reviews

Saving PlacesSaving Places: So close yet so far out is so very true. In a word: Iconic. You cannot leave town without making a pilgrimage to the Austin Motel, a groovy, mid-mod treasure. - Jason, our Homesick Austinite

Stevie Ray Vaughan Statue is one of Austin To-Do.

91. Stevie Ray Vaughan Statue

8.9
W. Riverside Drive (S. 1st Street), Austin, TX
Public Art · Bouldin Creek · 9 tips and reviews

Saving PlacesSaving Places: In 1971, guitar legend Stevie Ray Vaughan dropped out of high school and moved to ATX to meet his musical destiny. Today, he has a permanent home on Auditorium Shores. –Jason, our Homesick Austinite

Waterloo Records is one of Austin To-Do.

92. Waterloo Records

9.5
600 N Lamar Blvd (at W 6th St), Austin, TX
Record Shop · Old West Austin · 70 tips and reviews

Saving PlacesSaving Places: Waterloo, a music institution, takes its name from the city’s original name. Worth a trip, if only to remember what it feels like to walk into a legit record store. – Jason, our Homesick Austinite

Paramount Theatre is one of Austin To-Do.

93. Paramount Theatre

9.2
713 Congress Ave (7th St.), Austin, TX
Movie Theater · Downtown Austin · 71 tips and reviews

Saving PlacesSaving Places: On October 29, 2010, Austin’s oldest surviving theatre will host the 2010 National Preservation Honor Awards Ceremony. Read more.

Brush Square Park is one of Austin To-Do.

94. Brush Square Park

8.1
Neches and E 4th, Austin, TX
Park · Downtown Austin · 11 tips and reviews

Saving PlacesSaving Places: Join us on October 27, 2010, in Brush Square Park, just across the street from the Hilton Austin, for music, food, and drink celebrating Austin’s unique vibe. (2010 National Preservation Conference) Read more.

Long Center is one of Austin To-Do.

95. Long Center

9.0
701 W Riverside Dr (South 1st St), Austin, TX
Performing Arts Venue · Bouldin Creek · 38 tips and reviews

Saving PlacesSaving Places: Kick off the 2010 National Preservation Conference on October 27, 2010, with Pulitzer Prize-winning author Paul Goldberger, architecture critic for The New Yorker. (Opening Plenary) Read more.

Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center is one of Austin To-Do.

96. Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

9.1
4801 La Crosse Ave (Sundrop Valley Dr), Austin, TX
Garden · Circle C Ranch · 32 tips and reviews

DoraDora: The Little House Courtyard is perfect for young kids - a well-shaded area with tree stump stools, a framed hut, and large pots for digging up plastic lizards and insects. Powered by ParentsConnect.com

Texas State Capitol is one of Austin To-Do.

97. Texas State Capitol

9.4
112 E 11th St (at Congress Ave), Austin, TX
Capitol Building · Downtown Austin · 186 tips and reviews

Visit AustinVisit Austin: It's where the politicos are shaking in Texas, well, at least for 90 days every other year. And the dome is 6 ft higher than the U.S. Capitol!

Ann W. Richards Congress Avenue Bridge is one of Austin To-Do.

98. Ann W. Richards Congress Avenue Bridge

8.5
1 Congress Ave (over Colorado River), Austin, TX
Bridge · Downtown Austin · 110 tips and reviews

Visit AustinVisit Austin: Austin is home to the largest urban bat colony in North America. More than 1.5 million bats fly out near dusk from the Ann Richards Congress Avenue Bridge. Best viewing dates: April-Oct.

Bullock Texas State History Museum is one of Austin To-Do.

99. Bullock Texas State History Museum

9.1
1800 Congress Ave (at Martin Luther King Jr Blvd), Austin, TX
History Museum · Downtown Austin · 59 tips and reviews

Austin American-StatesmanAustin American-Statesman: 'The Story of Texas' museum offers exhibits, theaters, films and interactive computer displays. The museum, which opened in 2001, also has Austin's only IMAX theater.

6th Street is one of Austin To-Do.

100. 6th Street

Austin, TX
Road · 62 tips and reviews

Kyle S.Kyle Smith: Trophy room! Enough said!

The Driskill Bar is one of Austin To-Do.

101. The Driskill Bar

9.0
604 Brazos St (6th St), Austin, TX
Hotel Bar · Downtown Austin · 103 tips and reviews

Visit AustinVisit Austin: The Driskill bar serves up the Batini! Roll like a cattle barron at this landmark of Texas hospitality. Since 1886 the Driskill has offered luxury and great service. Just don’t longboard in the lobby.

The Ginger Man is one of Austin To-Do.

102. The Ginger Man

9.3
301 Lavaca St (at W 3rd St), Austin, TX
Pub · Downtown Austin · 197 tips and reviews

Rachel M.Rachel Mercer: 81 beers on tap. If you're from out of town - try something local. Ask for a St. Arnolds - I personally prefer their Lawnmower variety.

Austin City Limits Live is one of Austin To-Do.

103. Austin City Limits Live

9.6
310 Willie Nelson Blvd. (btwn Lavaca and Guadalupe), Austin, TX
Performing Arts Venue · Downtown Austin · 81 tips and reviews

Erik M.Erik Michielsen: Go upstairs to the photo gallery and try to guess all the singers/bands in the pictures!

Frank Erwin Center (ERC) is one of Austin To-Do.

104. Frank Erwin Center (ERC)

8.2
University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX
College Basketball Court · Downtown Austin · 63 tips and reviews
Stubb's Bar-B-Q is one of Austin To-Do.

105. Stubb's Bar-B-Q

8.9
801 Red River St (at E 8th St), Austin, TX
BBQ Joint · Downtown Austin · 305 tips and reviews

Big BoiBig Boi: The most famous for you SXSW-ers. Personally, I like the view from the stage.

The Continental Club is one of Austin To-Do.

106. The Continental Club

9.0
1315 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX
Rock Club · 60 tips and reviews

Visit AustinVisit Austin: The Granddaddy of all local music venues, the Continental Club has enjoyed a coast-to-coast reputation as the premiere club for live music in Austin since 1957.

The Mohawk is one of Austin To-Do.

107. The Mohawk

9.2
912 Red River St (at E 10th St.), Austin, TX
Rock Club · Downtown Austin · 121 tips and reviews

CultureMap AustinCultureMap Austin: The bathrooms here are startlingly pristine compared to most other concert venues in the city, so don't hesitate at your first chance of relief.

The Parish is one of Austin To-Do.

108. The Parish

8.2
214-C E 6th St (San Jacinto), Austin, TX
Rock Club · Downtown Austin · 53 tips and reviews

SoundCloudSoundCloud: An Austin favorite. Quality music, cheap drinks & a great sound system!

La Zona Rosa is one of Austin To-Do.

109. La Zona Rosa

612 W 4th St (at Rio Grande St.), Austin, TX
Music Venue · Downtown Austin · 31 tips and reviews

STA Travel U.S.STA Travel U.S.: This club has no age limits and some very talented musical groups, such as the Black Eyed Peas, have taken the stage.

The Domain is one of Austin To-Do.

110. The Domain

8.9
11410 Century Oaks Terrace (Palm Way), Austin, TX
Shopping Mall · North Burnet · 66 tips and reviews

Jeanene D.Jeanene Demel: Got a free water bottle for checking in 3 times.

Waterloo Records is one of Austin To-Do.

111. Waterloo Records

9.5
600 N Lamar Blvd (at W 6th St), Austin, TX
Record Shop · Old West Austin · 70 tips and reviews

Jaysyn L.Jaysyn Longoria: Top notch staff here. These guys know their stuff so don't hesitate to ask any questions. Hands down this is Austins best record shop.

Central Market is one of Austin To-Do.

112. Central Market

9.4
4001 N Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX
Gourmet Shop · 146 tips and reviews

GOODGOOD: They distribute produce grown by local farmers. Check out their events with local musicians while you're there.

24 Diner is one of Austin To-Do.

113. 24 Diner

8.9
600 N Lamar Blvd #G (at W 6th St), Austin, TX
Diner · Old West Austin · 299 tips and reviews

USA TODAYUSA TODAY: Don't miss the bacon, avocado and charred poblano pepper sandwich with smoked aoli! Read more.

Travaasa Austin is one of Austin To-Do.

114. Travaasa Austin

8.9
13500 Farm to Market Road 2769, Austin, TX
Hotel · 11 tips and reviews

USA TODAYUSA TODAY: Check out the hiking trails available around the hotel, which is built on a nature preserve! Read more.

Lake Austin Spa Resort is one of Austin To-Do.

115. Lake Austin Spa Resort

8.1
1705 S Quinlan Park Rd, Austin, TX
Resort · 11 tips and reviews

USA TODAYUSA TODAY: Take advantage of this wellness destination by trying out one of their discovery programs -- or even just a yoga class. Read more.

Round Rock Donuts is one of Austin To-Do.

116. Round Rock Donuts

9.4
106 W Liberty St, Round Rock, TX
Donut Shop · 154 tips and reviews

USA TODAYUSA TODAY: For something different, try the Texas-sized offering that's the size of a dozen regular doughnuts. Read more.

Town Lake Trail - Mile Marker 0 is one of Austin To-Do.

117. Town Lake Trail - Mile Marker 0

Texas
Other Great Outdoors · Bouldin Creek · 12 tips and reviews

USA TODAYUSA TODAY: Texas' capital is home to the world largest paddle-board manufacturer, SUP ATX. Paddlers love the waters of city-center Town Lake. The company rents boards and sponsors free demos and group outings. Read more.

Hamilton Pool Nature Preserve is one of Austin To-Do.

118. Hamilton Pool Nature Preserve

9.0
24300 Hamilton Pool Rd, Dripping Springs, TX
Nature Preserve · 33 tips and reviews

USA TODAYUSA TODAY: Rimming one edge of the clear blue-green waters are a limestone grotto and a 50-foot waterfall; here you can play in the shower or find a shady seat on the rocks beneath its overhang. Read more.

Cooper's Old Time Pit BBQ is one of Austin To-Do.

119. Cooper's Old Time Pit BBQ

9.1
604 W Young St (at Ashley Ave), Llano, TX
BBQ Joint · 47 tips and reviews

USA TODAYUSA TODAY: Meat's cooked outside over giant pits of oak wood embers, sending flavorful smoke all over the small Hill Country town. Choose from beef brisket, ribs, pork shoulders or even goat Read more.

Lady Bird Lake is one of Austin To-Do.

120. Lady Bird Lake

9.3
Lady Bird Lake Trail (West Riverside Drive), Austin, TX
Lake · Bouldin Creek · 55 tips and reviews

USA TODAYUSA TODAY: Go for a summer and early fall bat paddle, when hundreds of thousands of Mexican free-tailed bats emerge at dusk from the world's largest urban bat colony under the Congress Avenue bridge. Read more.

Patrizi's is one of Austin To-Do.

121. Patrizi's

8.7
2307 Manor Rd (at the Vortex Theater), Austin, TX
Italian Restaurant · Upper Boggy Creek · 25 tips and reviews

ThrillistThrillist: Patrizi's is the trailer reincarnation of a 60yr Italian institution that's now posted up behind the Vortex & Butterfly Bar, where, in addition to expanding one's hips, you can also shake them. Read more.

CU29 Cocktail Bar is one of Austin To-Do.

122. CU29 Cocktail Bar

8.8
720 Brazos St Ste B-710 (Brazos St Between 7th & 8th), Austin, TX
Cocktail Bar · Downtown Austin · 43 tips and reviews

ThrillistThrillist: In Texas, there's no greater alchemy than turning beef into brisket, except of course turning that smoked brisket into... bourbon (!!!), a task taken up by the mad mixologists at CU29. Read more.

Cow Tipping Creamery is one of Austin To-Do.

123. Cow Tipping Creamery

8.7
2512 Rio Grande St (26th Street), Austin, TX
Food Truck · West University · 18 tips and reviews

Austin ChronicleAustin Chronicle: Tim and Corey Sorensen whip up a couple of flavors every day and augment cones, cups, shakes, and floats with a variety of sauces and toppings. Best treats are the stackers – sundaes made in layers.

P. Terry's is one of Austin To-Do.

124. P. Terry's

9.0
3303 N Lamar Blvd (at 32nd St.), Austin, TX
Burger Joint · West University · 96 tips and reviews

ThrillistThrillist: Behold the P. Scary: A massive, four-patty P. Terry's burger. Read more.

East Side King is one of Austin To-Do.

125. East Side King

2538 Guadalupe St (at Hole in the Wall), Austin, TX
Asian Restaurant · West University · 53 tips and reviews

ThrillistThrillist: Yoshi over at East Side King has got you covered with their first-ever selection of cold ramen dishes. Oh, and also: BACON BALLS. Read more.