Thrillist's Best Day of Your Life: Austin
Barton Springs Pool is one of Thrillist's Best Day of Your Life: Austin.

1. Barton Springs Pool

9.5
2101 Barton Springs Rd (at William Barton Dr), Austin, TX
Pool · Barton Hills · 198 tips and reviews

ThrillistThrillist: Hit Barton Springs for some swim-at-your-own-risk exercise, or if the algae's too much for you, head over to Deep Eddy.

Tacodeli is one of Thrillist's Best Day of Your Life: Austin.

2. Tacodeli

9.4
1500B Spyglass Dr (at Barton Skyway), Austin, TX
Taco Place · Bartons Bluff-Spyglass · 143 tips and reviews

ThrillistThrillist: We like to make early a.m. stops here for habanero salsa shots and a breakfast taco.

Caffé Medici is one of Thrillist's Best Day of Your Life: Austin.

3. Caffé Medici

8.7
200 Congress Ave (at 2nd St.), Austin, TX
Coffee Shop · Downtown Austin · 113 tips and reviews

ThrillistThrillist: CM slings Cuvee coffee roasted on three La Marzocco FB 80s (Italian for "Fancy Makers of Delicious Coffee"), and they pride themselves on always having a wide selection of direct-trade beans. Read more.

Tamale House East is one of Thrillist's Best Day of Your Life: Austin.

4. Tamale House East

8.4
1707 E 6th St, Austin, TX
Mexican Restaurant · 33 tips and reviews

ThrillistThrillist: This spot is tucked on a patio between what used to be Graze and some railroad tracks and offers the same famous $1.25 breakfast tacos. Read more.

John Mueller Meat Company is one of Thrillist's Best Day of Your Life: Austin.

5. John Mueller Meat Company

2500 E 6th St (Pedernales Street), Austin, TX
BBQ Joint · 58 tips and reviews

ThrillistThrillist: John Mueller has re-emerged in a trailer behind East-side dive Kellee's to smoke the same meats that have made him on of the most skilled pitmasters in Texas. Read more.

JuiceLand is one of Thrillist's Best Day of Your Life: Austin.

6. JuiceLand

9.0
2307 Lake Austin Blvd (at Veterans Dr), Austin, TX
Juice Bar · West Austin · 34 tips and reviews

ThrillistThrillist: Get the Originator chased with a shot of elephant testosterone. That, or wheatgrass.

Josephine House is one of Thrillist's Best Day of Your Life: Austin.

7. Josephine House

9.2
1601 Waterston Ave (at W Lynn St), Austin, TX
Bakery · Old West Austin · 27 tips and reviews

ThrillistThrillist: Josephine House is a Clarksville bungalow-turned-lazy-lunching-destination, with 30+ seats, a daily changing menu, and an easy-sipping selection of afternoon cocktails. Read more.

Banger's Sausage House & Beer Garden is one of Thrillist's Best Day of Your Life: Austin.

8. Banger's Sausage House & Beer Garden

9.3
81 Rainey St (btwn Davis & River St.), Austin, TX
Beer Garden · Downtown Austin · 238 tips and reviews

ThrillistThrillist: The menu includes South Texas Antelope & Venison Merguez, Fried Chicken (served with a "Chef's Momma's biscuit"), and even a sausage made with BBQ bacon & shrimp! Read more.

La Condesa is one of Thrillist's Best Day of Your Life: Austin.

9. La Condesa

8.9
400 W 2nd St (Guadalupe St.), Austin, TX
Mexican Restaurant · Downtown Austin · 260 tips and reviews

ThrillistThrillist: This luxe Tex-Mex spot's offering up five kinds of ceviche, guava-glazed pork ribs, and three-day mole duck breasts. Read more.

Swift's Attic is one of Thrillist's Best Day of Your Life: Austin.

10. Swift's Attic

8.9
315 Congress Ave, Austin, TX
American Restaurant · Downtown Austin · 89 tips and reviews

ThrillistThrillist: Heartier fare includes foie gras & Niman pork belly mini-banh mis, braised baby octopi, and crispy twice-cooked duck wings. Mmm mm mm! Read more.

Whisler's is one of Thrillist's Best Day of Your Life: Austin.

11. Whisler's

9.0
1816 E 6th St (at Chicon St), Austin, TX
Cocktail Bar · 67 tips and reviews

ThrillistThrillist: The perfect outdoor drinking destination. Nothing beats watching the sunset with a frosty drink in hand.