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South Congress Avenue

South Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704
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Street lined with lots of great restaurants.
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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South Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Took a long walk from downtown Austin and found these great little shops on So. Congress Ave. Several interesting places to eat along the way too.

Thank Brownstone76
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

There are restaurants, shops, bars and the bat bridge all within walking distance in this area. Where good walking shoes and plan to stay awhile.

Thank beachliker
Reviewed 5 days ago

Excellent vibrant area to a great city. Lots of cool restaurants, bars and shops. Definitely recommend a trip to this part of the city.

Thank NickSFCB
Reviewed 1 week ago

Known as South Congress Ave.for years this stretch of S. Congress is just S. of Lady Bird Lake and Congress Ave. bridge about 4 blocks. AKA South Coho is a hopping place on weekends with hot rod classics, motorcycles, young and old strolling the shops...More

Thank JoeMcCullough
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

South Congress is what "keep Austin weird" stands epitomizes. You can find cowboy boots, high end boutiques, GREAT food, and so much more. If you visit Austin take the time to visit South Congress.

Thank Tracy S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

typical of Austin, parking is difficult to find and can be expensive, not worth the the hassle most days

Thank 664arthurm
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very walk able and great shops to look at. Austin has malls and fancier department stores but they are not in the downtown corridor. Some shopping downtown but most of the local boutiques are on South Congress Avenue. Two iconic concert venues/bars are also on...More

Thank Matthew P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hungry is the title I chose, because the food trucks are many in this area. We had a great time walking, shopping and eating. It's amusing to interact with others and share experience. We had a good time and it isn't a hard find. Just...More

Thank 774terrancej
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love S Congress Ave. Awesome views and food trailers as well as restaurants! The are many food choices to pick from.

Thank shetravelsalone
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It's hard to find parking. But it's all good and we enjoyed the walk and the activities along the street...

Thank Chevy H
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10 January 2017|
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Response from cath-adventurer | Reviewed this property |
Every Wed-Sunday there is free live music at Guero's on S Congress. Every Sunday there is free music at Jo's Coffee shop, just down the street from Gueros. At various times of the year, you can find free music at auditorium... More
10 January 2017|
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Response from Edge038 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, but Uber and Lyft are no longer available. Instead, download the "Ride Austin" app; a similar startup created by mostly former Uber & Lyft drivers.
Lisa A
5 February 2016|
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Response from Andrea F | Reviewed this property |
When I went, I had trouble finding parking. There is the back angled parking mentioned, but it was all full when I got there--it can get very crowded! I was able to find parking on a street parallel a few blocks back, but... More