Austin Texas places to eat and visit while in town!

Andrea P.
Austin Texas places to eat and visit while in town!

Foodie Spots

Try their Queso( pronounced Kay-soh). It’s a heavenly melted cheese that you eat with chips. Queso means cheese in Spanish. You will find it everywhere but Torchy’s has the best. For breakfast Migas tacos are pretty amazing and for any other time the chicken fajitas or fried avocado is always a hit.
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Torchy's Tacos
3005 South Lamar Boulevard
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Get one of everything! Just kidding. We love the pesto donut sandwich and any of the sweet donuts. My kids love the chicken nuggets and the unicorn grilled cheese.
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Gourdough's Public House
2700 South Lamar Boulevard
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Get one of everything! Just kidding. We love the pesto donut sandwich and any of the sweet donuts. My kids love the chicken nuggets and the unicorn grilled cheese.
Biergarten. Family and pet friendly. The one in East Austin is more hipster and 20 year olds and the one on south Lamar is more low key ( you will see families there, we have taken our kids to that one).
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Easy Tiger
3508 South Lamar Boulevard
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Biergarten. Family and pet friendly. The one in East Austin is more hipster and 20 year olds and the one on south Lamar is more low key ( you will see families there, we have taken our kids to that one).
Great smoothie, and juice bar. Yummy sandwiches, too! The Maui Waui tastes like summer.
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Soup Peddler Real Food & Juice Bar
2801 South Lamar Boulevard
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Great smoothie, and juice bar. Yummy sandwiches, too! The Maui Waui tastes like summer.
This place is super cute and very Instagrammable. Their drinks are delicious and you’ll want to take ALL the pics of you go. The music is a bit loud so it may not be the best for family time.
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Taquero Mucho
508 West Avenue
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This place is super cute and very Instagrammable. Their drinks are delicious and you’ll want to take ALL the pics of you go. The music is a bit loud so it may not be the best for family time.
One of the most popular barbecue places in town. Go early if you want good barbecue anywhere because they sell out early.
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Franklin Barbecue
900 East 11th Street
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One of the most popular barbecue places in town. Go early if you want good barbecue anywhere because they sell out early.
I love this place for drinks and conversation on a patio. There are several food trucks there and the drinks are really refreshing. Love this place to meet up with friends!
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Cosmic Coffee + Beer Garden
121 Pickle Rd
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I love this place for drinks and conversation on a patio. There are several food trucks there and the drinks are really refreshing. Love this place to meet up with friends!
This is my husband’s favorite place to go when he’s had too many tacos and needs a detox. They are everywhere and everything is so refreshing.
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JuiceLand
2210 S 1st St
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This is my husband’s favorite place to go when he’s had too many tacos and needs a detox. They are everywhere and everything is so refreshing.
Food truck parks are everywhere and they change constantly so just go with an open mind and try everything!
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The Picnic - Food Truck Park
1720 Barton Springs Road
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Food truck parks are everywhere and they change constantly so just go with an open mind and try everything!
Great craft beer and pizza. Also a four minute drive!
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The Austin Beer Garden Brewing Co.
1305 West Oltorf Street
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Great craft beer and pizza. Also a four minute drive!
This place has great barbeque( and an all you can eat option for those with a bigger appetite). They recently added on a vineyard so stop by and check that out next door after you eat!
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The Salt Lick BBQ
18300 Farm to Market Rd 1826
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This place has great barbeque( and an all you can eat option for those with a bigger appetite). They recently added on a vineyard so stop by and check that out next door after you eat!
Austin Eastciders Barton Springs - Restaurant
1530 Barton Springs Road
My favorite cider!
Cute for a girls coffee outing, or with the family! A few Instagram opportunities and on weekends they usually have an outdoor market.
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Revival Coffee
1405 E 7th St
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Cute for a girls coffee outing, or with the family! A few Instagram opportunities and on weekends they usually have an outdoor market.
Get a frose’ or a frozen sangria swirl to cool down. My kids love their cookies and glitter lemonade, too.
Sips and Sweets Café
1701 South Congress Avenue
Get a frose’ or a frozen sangria swirl to cool down. My kids love their cookies and glitter lemonade, too.
Walking distance. The Janis Joplin burger is my favorite.
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Hopdoddy Burger Bar
1400 South Congress Avenue
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Walking distance. The Janis Joplin burger is my favorite.
New York style pizza. Huge slices and it’s walking distance.
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Home Slice Pizza
1415 South Congress Avenue
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New York style pizza. Huge slices and it’s walking distance.
This place is walking distance and everyone is talking about it but I haven’t tried it, yet.
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Aba
1011 South Congress Avenue
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This place is walking distance and everyone is talking about it but I haven’t tried it, yet.
Try the gooey butter cake flavor. It’s my entire family’s favorite.
Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams
1208 South Congress Avenue
Try the gooey butter cake flavor. It’s my entire family’s favorite.

Sightseeing

We love this place for coffee, and dessert. It’s on the water so the view is really nice.
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Mozart's Coffee Roasters
3825 Lake Austin Boulevard
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We love this place for coffee, and dessert. It’s on the water so the view is really nice.
We love doing this on a nice day. Take sunscreen and hats on really hot days!
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Zilker Park Boat Rentals
2101 Andrew Zilker Road
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We love doing this on a nice day. Take sunscreen and hats on really hot days!
My kids LOVE doing this but anyone can do this with or without kids. Austin is so pretty. Rent a bike and go explore!
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Barton Springs Bike Rental & Tours
1707 Barton Springs Road
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My kids LOVE doing this but anyone can do this with or without kids. Austin is so pretty. Rent a bike and go explore!
Austin is the Capitol of Texas so why not stop by and check out this beautiful building?
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Capitole de l'État du Texas
1100 Congress Avenue
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Austin is the Capitol of Texas so why not stop by and check out this beautiful building?
I love going for a jog here. It’s very family and pet friendly.
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Lac Lady Bird
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I love going for a jog here. It’s very family and pet friendly.
This is great for those that like hiking outdoors.
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Mount Bonnell
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This is great for those that like hiking outdoors.
This is a natural springs pool so it is VERY cold but wonderful on a hot Texas day. Parking is a bit hard so have some patience or take a short uber ride over there.
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BARTON SPRINGS POOL
2201 Barton Springs Rd
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This is a natural springs pool so it is VERY cold but wonderful on a hot Texas day. Parking is a bit hard so have some patience or take a short uber ride over there.
This is great for live music and bar hopping. I had a great time in my younger years there. The sixth street closest to IH 35 is referred to as “dirty sixth,” by the locals because its full of recently turned 21 year olds living their best life. If you cross over to the other side of Congress near the W hotel then you’ll find a more mature crowd with pricier drinks. Both are great depending on what you want to experience.
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Sixth Street Historic District
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This is great for live music and bar hopping. I had a great time in my younger years there. The sixth street closest to IH 35 is referred to as “dirty sixth,” by the locals because its full of recently turned 21 year olds living their best life. If you cross over to the other side of Congress near the W hotel then you’ll find a more mature crowd with pricier drinks. Both are great depending on what you want to experience.

Things to do

You can scooter here. People love checking out the thousands of bats under the bridge on South Congress. Go when it’s almost sunset so that you can see them come out.
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Bats Across Texas
900 Congress Ave
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You can scooter here. People love checking out the thousands of bats under the bridge on South Congress. Go when it’s almost sunset so that you can see them come out.
I love seeing the quote along films here. Don’t watch anything new, but definitely check out the sing-a-long events. They are really quirky! The one downtown is probably the most creative.
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Alamo Drafthouse Cinema South Lamar
1120 South Lamar Boulevard
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I love seeing the quote along films here. Don’t watch anything new, but definitely check out the sing-a-long events. They are really quirky! The one downtown is probably the most creative.
This is a fun Family friendly place to go. Head over to Sandy's a few doors over when you finish for the best custard cone ever!
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Peter Pan Mini-Golf
1207 Barton Springs Road
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This is a fun Family friendly place to go. Head over to Sandy's a few doors over when you finish for the best custard cone ever!
This is kind of a hidden gem but you need a reservation so please do that before heading out.
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Hamilton Pool
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This is kind of a hidden gem but you need a reservation so please do that before heading out.
This is a nice hike for those that want to be outdoors.
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Barton Creek Greenbelt
3755 South Capital of Texas Highway
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This is a nice hike for those that want to be outdoors.
This place is fun for a day on the water. They have donut boats and swam paddle boats, too! They are very reasonably priced as well! Oh, and they offer a bat tour under the bridge on a ferry!
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Capital Cruises
208 Barton Springs Road
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This place is fun for a day on the water. They have donut boats and swam paddle boats, too! They are very reasonably priced as well! Oh, and they offer a bat tour under the bridge on a ferry!
This is a fun time for first time visitors! Take a hat and sunblock!
Double Decker Austin Tours
602 E 4th St
This is a fun time for first time visitors! Take a hat and sunblock!
This is a family friendly brewery but you will need a car to get here.
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Jester King -- Brewery, Kitchen, Farm & Event Hall
13187 Fitzhugh Road
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This is a family friendly brewery but you will need a car to get here.

Conseils aux voyageurs

Voyage avec enfants

Nanny for Date Nights!

I have two nanny options for guests while you are here. Both of these people have been working with children as a nanny or in a daycare setting for over 10 years. Please let me know if you would like to set this up and I will reach out to them to see if they are available. Rate is $25/hr for 1-2 kids with a minimum of two hours( max 4 kids). Each additional child after 2 is add an extra $10/hr per child.