A Unique Way of Living.
A tremendous diversity to beautiful outdoor settings, authentic Austin restaurants, parks, music venues and festivals. For outdoor enthusiasts, within minutes, one can be on their ski boat enjoying beautiful Lake Austin, swimming in Barton Springs, biking Lady Bird Lake into the Barton Creek Greenbelt, or playing golf on nearby world class golf courses. Music venues, festivals, art galleries, and theatres combined with some of the best Austin restaurants are abundant and offer everything imaginable. The West Lake High School and The University of Texas football games and sporting events are traditions of community comradery.
Live Music Capital of the World®
Broken Spoke Honky Tonk
Best Mexican Food on the Planet!
Matt’s El Rancho An Austin original. The best Tex-Mex in Austin period.
Vespaio South Congress Italian. Get a dinner reservation.
Winflo West 6th Street. Newer trendy spot with great food and atmosphere
Fonda San Miguel An Austin original. One of the finest interior Mexican food restaurants.
Uchi or Uchico The best sushi and Japanese in Austin.
Eddie V’s Excellent steaks plus seafood. All around one the best spots in Austin. www.eddiev.com
Ranch 616 An Austin original. Texas roadside diner with a little bit of everything and great cocktails.
The Roaring Fork Stephen F. Austin Hotel: A great dining experience at a historic downtown hotel.
Hut’s Hamburgers Downtown Austin favorite.
Top Notch Hamburgers Dazed and Confused burger drive in.
Kerby Lane or Magnolia Café Breakfast favorites.
Thundercloud Subs Best sub in Austin. My 5th grade teacher and her husband started it in 1975.
The Frisco The old Night Hawk roadside diner. Great home-style cooking for 60 years.
La Traviata Really great Italian bistro on Congress.
Manuel’s Great Mexican food and martinis. The cucumber lime martini is my favorite!
The Oasis Great place to watch the sunset and have a cocktail. (However, the food is sub-par).
Hudson’s on the Bend Wild game is their specialty and they are the best at it.
Buster’s BBQ in Lakeway, just excellent BBQ and sides.
Rosie’s Tamale House – Bee Cave area, An Austin favorite for 30 years and it’s BYOB.
Shady Grove Great atmosphere when you want to sit outside under the pecan trees.
Amaya’s Taco Village It’s a hole in the wall, but the taco shells are deep fried and awesome.
Stubb’s BBQ Sunday’s Gospel Brunch. Bloody Mary’s, BBQ brunch and a Gospel sermon. Amen brother!
ACL Moody Theatre
Austin 360 Amphitheatre at Circuit of the Americas
The Elephant Room for Jazz
Little Longhorn Saloon
Bass Concert Hall
Frank Irwin Center
Nutty Brown Café
Cedar Street Courtyard
Zilker Park Train
Zilker Kite Festival
Pecan Street Festival
Blues on the Green
Blue Hole in Wimberely
Austin Country Club
Barton Creek Country Club Resort
Barton Springs Pool
Trail of Lights
Batts at the Congress Bridge
Barton Creek Greenbelt
Fly Fishing Area Rivers
Places to Go
Barton Springs Pool
Lake Austin Spa
Zilker Botanical Gardens
Mayfield Park Peacocks
Deep Eddy Pool
City Park on Lake Austin
Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center