Austin
Barton Springs Pool is one of Austin.

1. Barton Springs Pool

9.3
2101 Barton Springs Rd (at William Barton Dr), Austin, TX
Swimming Pool · Barton Hills · 211 tips and reviews

Austin American-StatesmanAustin American-Statesman: Brace yourself: The water in Austin's iconic swimming hole is a constant 68 degrees, and that's eye-poppingly cold, especially when you're jumping in on a 100-degree day.

Gourdough's is one of Austin.

2. Gourdough's

8.8
1503 S 1st St (at Monroe), Austin, TX
Donut Shop · Bouldin Creek · 218 tips and reviews

The Tastes that Make the CityThe Tastes that Make the City: The flying pig is the best donut in Austin, which is why it’s on our list of The Tastes That Make the City: Austin. Read more.

Lady Bird Lake Trail (West) is one of Austin.

3. Lady Bird Lake Trail (West)

9.5
Lady Bird Lake (Western Bank), Austin, TX
Hiking Trail · Barton Hills · 100 tips and reviews

The Tastes that Make the CityThe Tastes that Make the City: The 10-mile running trail is the best nature trail in Austin, which is why it’s on our list of The Tastes That Make the City: Austin. Read more.

The University of Texas at Austin is one of Austin.

4. The University of Texas at Austin

1 University Station (Speedway), Austin, TX
University · University of Texas-Austin · 41 tips and reviews
Franklin Barbecue is one of Austin.

5. Franklin Barbecue

9.1
900 E 11th St (at Branch St), Austin, TX
BBQ Joint · Central East Austin · 354 tips and reviews

SoundCloudSoundCloud: For the meat eaters amongst us: this is the best bbq in the world. You will have to wait an hour for your food but don't fret, you will be satisfied. Pro tip: try the brisket

The Salt Lick is one of Austin.

6. The Salt Lick

9.3
18300 Farm to Market Rd 1826, Driftwood, TX
BBQ Joint · 426 tips and reviews

SPINSPIN: BEST BBQ this side of the Mississippi! Chow down on some ribs while over looking the beautiful hill country in Driftwood. But it’ll cost you: this little piece of heaven is 20 miles outside Austin.

Nubian Queen Lola Cajun is one of Austin.

7. Nubian Queen Lola Cajun

1815 Rosewood Ave (Chicon), Austin, TX
Southern Food Restaurant · Central East Austin · 15 tips and reviews

Austin ChronicleAustin Chronicle: A proprietress as friendly as her food is good serves up huge portions of burgers and Cajun chow from a succinct menu. The dining room is communal and friendly, and Lola Stephens is a blessing.

Moonshine Patio Bar & Grill is one of Austin.

8. Moonshine Patio Bar & Grill

9.0
303 Red River St (at E 3rd St), Austin, TX
American Restaurant · Downtown Austin · 375 tips and reviews

Adobe SXSWAdobe SXSW: Lunch Time? Moonshine will set you right for the rest of the day. An Austin Chronicle favorite for best buffet, brunch and American food. Arrive early to beat the rush! Read more.

Hey Cupcake! is one of Austin.

9. Hey Cupcake!

8.0
1511 S Congress Ave (at Elizabeth St SE), Austin, TX
Cupcake Shop · 63 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.

Fork and Vine is one of Austin.

10. Fork and Vine

3010 W Anderson Ln, Austin, TX
New American Restaurant · North Shoal Creek · 11 tips and reviews
Habesha is one of Austin.

11. Habesha

8.1
6019 N Interstate 35 (SE corner of IH 35 N & 290 E), Austin, TX
Ethiopian Restaurant · Windsor Park · 10 tips and reviews
The Domain is one of Austin.

12. The Domain

8.9
11410 Century Oaks Terrace (Palm Way), Austin, TX
Shopping Plaza · 79 tips and reviews

Maybs M.Maybs M: Um... They have a Shake Shack.

The Continental Club is one of Austin.

13. The Continental Club

8.7
1315 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX
Rock Club · 70 tips and reviews

SPINSPIN: No matter who's playing -- though Alejandro Escovedo's traditional Sunday night gig is preferable -- you gotta pay respects to this classic honky tonk heavy-drinkin'/rockin' establishment.

Parts & Labour is one of Austin.

14. Parts & Labour

8.2
1704 S Congress Ave (Milton St), Austin, TX
Boutique · Bouldin Creek · 20 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.

Houndstooth Coffee is one of Austin.

15. Houndstooth Coffee

9.1
401 Congress Ave (at 4th St), Austin, TX
Coffee Shop · Downtown Austin · 147 tips and reviews

Mike C.Mike Cravey: Love the cortado

Houndstooth Coffee is one of Austin.

16. Houndstooth Coffee

8.6
4200 N Lamar Blvd Ste 120 (at 43rd St), Austin, TX
Coffee Shop · Rosedale · 116 tips and reviews

Craig F.Craig Forster: Easily the best coffee in Austin. Just go, you'll thank me later.

Maria's Taco Xpress is one of Austin.

17. Maria's Taco Xpress

2529 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX
Taco Restaurant · South Lamar · 74 tips and reviews

SPINSPIN: The kitschy decor and bountiful serving sizes make this spot in the southwestern section of town one of Austin's best for tacos. Especially breakfast tacos.

Hippie Church is one of Austin.

18. Hippie Church

Austin, TX
Music Venue · South Lamar · 1 tip

Randy C.Randy Chapman: Sunshine found religion at Maria's Taco bar.

Yeti Frozen Custard is one of Austin.

19. Yeti Frozen Custard

Austin, TX
Food Truck · 1 tip
Draught House Pub & Brewery is one of Austin.

20. Draught House Pub & Brewery

8.9
4112 Medical Pkwy (42nd St), Austin, TX
Brewery · Rosedale · 105 tips and reviews

Steve B.Steve Basile: 43 years of draught beer excellence, & brewing their own in a tiny brewhouse since about 1994. Best beer bar in Austin, with new brews daily. Great Beer Garden out back, dog friendly too.

The Peached Tortilla is one of Austin.

21. The Peached Tortilla

8.4
5520 Burnet Road #100 (5200 Burnet Rd), Austin, TX
Asian Restaurant · Allandale · 69 tips and reviews

David B.David Blackman: Best food truck in Austin. Bahn Mi Taco is heaven, ditto the sweet potato fries.

Polvos is one of Austin.

22. Polvos

7.9
2004 S 1st St (W Johanna St), Austin, TX
Mexican Restaurant · Bouldin Creek · 193 tips and reviews

EaterEater: Polvos is the only place to take out-of-towners who need to be figuratively punched in the face with Austin's diverse and youthful culinary spirit. [Eater 38 Member]

Torchy's Tacos is one of Austin.

23. Torchy's Tacos

1311 S 1st St (btwn W Elizabeth & W Gibson St), Austin, TX
Taco Restaurant · Bouldin Creek · 219 tips and reviews

EaterEater: It's almost a cliche to recommend Torchy's in Austin, but the local chain has earned that recognition with creative combinations that stand out in a city full of tacos. [Eater 38 Member] Read more.

Contigo Austin is one of Austin.

24. Contigo Austin

2027 Anchor Ln (btwn Manor Rd and Manorwood Rd), Austin, TX
American Restaurant · MLK · 103 tips and reviews

EaterEater: Contigo's beer garden, craft cocktails and locally sourced, inventive food from Chef Andrew Wiseheart embody everything that's key to a great Austin restaurant right this second. [Eater 38 Member]

QUI Restaurant is one of Austin.

25. QUI Restaurant

1600 E 6th St, Austin, TX
Asian Restaurant · 62 tips and reviews

The Tastes that Make the CityThe Tastes that Make the City: The tasting menu is the best tasting menu in Austin, which is why it’s on our list of The Tastes That Make the City: Austin. Read more.

The Grove At Southpark Meadows is one of Austin.

26. The Grove At Southpark Meadows

7.3
9500 IH 35 S SRV SB Suite E-450 (Slaughter), Austin, TX
Park · Southpark Meadows · 11 tips and reviews

Austin American-StatesmanAustin American-Statesman: Live music on the weekends, water jets to cool off and a huge, shaded playground surrounded by restaurants with patios.

Zilker Park is one of Austin.

27. Zilker Park

9.5
2168 Lou Neff Rd, Austin, TX
Park · Barton Hills · 155 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?

Ann W. Richards Congress Avenue Bridge is one of Austin.

28. Ann W. Richards Congress Avenue Bridge

8.3
1 Congress Ave (over Colorado River), Austin, TX
Bridge · Downtown Austin · 122 tips and reviews

Mazanin F.Mazanin F: If you are lucky and you are around this area before sunset, you can see bats flying from under the bridge to some area in the southeast of Austin.

Joe's Bakery & Coffee Shop is one of Austin.

29. Joe's Bakery & Coffee Shop

8.6
2305 E 7th St, Austin, TX
Mexican Restaurant · 53 tips and reviews

Lonnie L.Lonnie Limon: Homemade flour tortillas with the best bean and egg tacos! Catch everyone from Coach Darryl Royal to Congressman Lloyd Doggett at this Austin institution.

Mi Madre's Restaurant is one of Austin.

30. Mi Madre's Restaurant

8.2
2201 Manor Rd (at Coleto St.), Austin, TX
Mexican Restaurant · Upper Boggy Creek · 69 tips and reviews

Brett M.Brett M: breakfast tacos for $2.50 a piece can't be beat. nor can the smiley service.

Taqueria Mi Trailita is one of Austin.

31. Taqueria Mi Trailita

8.4
5301 Manor Rd, Austin, TX
Food Truck · MLK · 9 tips and reviews

John H.John Hume: The taco al pastor was very good, but the barbacoa taco was amazing! Glad I only ordered the two to go, or I would have eaten myself into a food coma.

La Cocina de Consuelo is one of Austin.

32. La Cocina de Consuelo

8.5
4516 Burnet Rd, Austin, TX
Mexican Restaurant · Allandale · 29 tips and reviews

Serious EatsSerious Eats: If you get there before 11 a.m., Connie's wrapping breakfast burritos with her pressed-that-morning tortillas: steamy, chewy, and freckled with tiny brown bubbles.

Tyson's Tacos is one of Austin.

33. Tyson's Tacos

8.8
4905 Airport Blvd, Austin, TX
Taco Restaurant · Hyde Park · 56 tips and reviews

KitjerKitjer: Delicious pork belly with fried parsley, Pharr east with taki, slathered in the spicy Chile cream salsa. This place has really grown up the menu and flavors!

Easy Tiger is one of Austin.

34. Easy Tiger

709 E 6th St, Austin, TX
Bar · Downtown Austin · 300 tips and reviews

EaterEater: Easy Tiger has the winning Austin formula: in-house bread and pastries, craft beer, ping pong, and a friendly neighborhood atmosphere, in the most improbable of places: Dirty Sixth. [Eater 38 Member]

Tacodeli is one of Austin.

35. Tacodeli

9.1
12001 N MO Pac Expy (N MoPac Exwy), Austin, TX
Taco Restaurant · North Burnet · 126 tips and reviews

Damon C.Damon Clinkscales: call ahead and skip the line

El Chilito is one of Austin.

36. El Chilito

8.5
2219 Manor Rd (Chestnut Ave), Austin, TX
Taco Restaurant · Upper Boggy Creek · 69 tips and reviews

Coan D.Coan D: Try the Charlie's special taco for breakfast.

El Chilito is one of Austin.

37. El Chilito

7.5
1623 E 7th St (Chalmers), Austin, TX
Taco Restaurant · Central East Austin · 13 tips and reviews
Tacodeli is one of Austin.

38. Tacodeli

9.1
1500B Spyglass Dr (at Barton Skyway), Austin, TX
Taco Restaurant · Bartons Bluff-Spyglass · 150 tips and reviews
Tacodeli is one of Austin.

39. Tacodeli

8.7
4200 N Lamar Blvd (at W 42nd St), Austin, TX
Taco Restaurant · Rosedale · 130 tips and reviews
Barley Swine is one of Austin.

40. Barley Swine

2024 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX
New American Restaurant · Zilker · 87 tips and reviews
Home Slice Pizza is one of Austin.

41. Home Slice Pizza

9.4
1415 S Congress Ave (Gibson St. E), Austin, TX
Pizzeria · 335 tips and reviews
Lick Honest Ice Creams is one of Austin.

42. Lick Honest Ice Creams

8.7
1100 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX
Ice Cream Parlor · Zilker · 172 tips and reviews
Amy's Ice Creams is one of Austin.

43. Amy's Ice Creams

9.1
3500 Guadalupe St (Maiden Ln.), Austin, TX
Ice Cream Parlor · West University · 57 tips and reviews
Via 313 is one of Austin.

44. Via 313

1111 E 6th St (at Waller St), Austin, TX
Pizzeria · 54 tips and reviews
Frank Restaurant is one of Austin.

45. Frank Restaurant

407 Colorado St (btw 4th & 5th), Austin, TX
Hot Dog Joint · Downtown Austin · 390 tips and reviews
So Co Austin is one of Austin.

46. So Co Austin

Austin, TX
Neighborhood · 9 tips and reviews

Nick U.Nick Uhlman: South congress. A street filled with shops, bars, music, and the best view of downtown!

Moonshine Patio Bar & Grill is one of Austin.

47. Moonshine Patio Bar & Grill

9.0
303 Red River St (at E 3rd St), Austin, TX
American Restaurant · Downtown Austin · 375 tips and reviews

Quin M.Quin Marshall: Sunday Brunch Buffet