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South Congress Avenue

South Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704
+1 512-441-2444
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Street lined with lots of great restaurants.
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“unique shops” (42 reviews)
“boot store” (17 reviews)
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South Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704
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+1 512-441-2444
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"continental club"
in 65 reviews
"unique shops"
in 42 reviews
"boot store"
in 17 reviews
"allen boots"
in 15 reviews
"amy's ice cream"
in 30 reviews
"people watching"
in 68 reviews
"fun shopping"
in 16 reviews
"uncommon objects"
in 27 reviews
"keep austin weird"
in 42 reviews
"great street"
in 13 reviews
"home slice pizza"
in 16 reviews
"magnolia cafe"
in 13 reviews
"lots of shops"
in 14 reviews
"jo's coffee"
in 13 reviews
"live music"
in 60 reviews
"walk up"
in 17 reviews
"spend an afternoon"
in 19 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago

awesome experience, highly recommend a stroll on south congress. the food and drink are fantastic. the street side musical entertainment was also a very unique experience.

Thank David P
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This weird and eclectic group of stores and restaurants really fit Austin's reputation to "Keep Austin Weird". The area is alway hopping with people and live music.

Thank Linda W
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Probably not for everyone, but if you like Austin, and especially like the "keep Austin weird" thing, then you must see South Congress. I was surprised at all of the "street people" (homeless?) hanging around, but maybe that contributes to the "weirdness" of it all....More

2  Thank sellacct
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Reviewed 1 week ago

There are so many shops and they are all very diverse in products. Boots, costumes for parties, and candy shop with retro products. We enjoyed a few hours and bought some very unique gifts.

Thank wiedemers5
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a fun little street to go and cruise down this street to see unique, Austin'ish shops. Fun. Good walk. Places to eat and drink.

Thank CatMarquez
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This area was recommended by the tourism bureau of Austin or we may not have gone there. They called it the area for SDF which stands for shopping, dining, and food. There are food trucks, restaurants, and cool funky shops. Lots of local people, and...More

2  Thank TravelGoddess61
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

How fun to walk somewhere where not every shop is the same in every city? Where some fun and innovation and creative talent still exists. This is that street. Local artists, owners, food, and fun! Something for everyone.

Thank Allisonspring
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

South Congress is always fun to visit. Even better when the Lonestar Roundup hotrod event is going on. Lots of bars, restaurants, shops, and music. This was my first visit in awhile and it appears it has had a big injection of money to upscale...More

Thank talisman42
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spent a Sunday afternoon here, all shops and restaurants were open. Many boutiques and eateries abound.

Thank MusicMama
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

SoCo, as it is called by locals, comes alive on the weekends. In addition to the many restaurants, shops, bars, and clubs in the area, there are many artisan booths and tables selling local art/jewelry/souvenirs/etc. It can get crowded, and parking is difficult to come...More

Thank Jim T
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CALW
10 October 2017|
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Response from Terri S | Reviewed this property |
There are several on or just off of S. Congress, mostly boutique hotels. The exception is the South Congress Hotel, a full-service hotel right in the middle of the S.Congress activity. Boutique hotels include the Austin... More
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BrendaTRealtor
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
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BrendaTRealtor
10 January 2017|
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Response from Tracey S | Reviewed this property |
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