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SoCo District

1600 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704-3522
+1 512-445-6308
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Trendy Austin area south of Congress Avenue.
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“food trucks” (107 reviews)
“south congress” (80 reviews)
“people watching” (64 reviews)
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1600 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704-3522
+1 512-445-6308
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Where to I start. Allens boots!. I tried on a zillion pairs and didn't leave without a pair of ankle length boots. Bit pricey though. Don't forget to check where your boots are made. Authentic pairs made in Mexico (some made in India). My husband...More

1  Thank scorpioale
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very busy area that seems to always be crowded I went there a couple of days during the week and parking is hard to find. They have free parking on Congress but its usually all taken up. They have a public parking...More

Thank Anthony M
Reviewed 1 week ago

This part of Austin is just what you are looking for-great shops-an outdoor market-several let me say again several great restaurants and bars---go to the Continental Club a great bar with Country music

Thank Hal C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The SoCo district in Austin is very hip and cool. There are plenty of places to eat and shop. You can find boutiques which cater to boots and dresses and lots of food places. You can get great coffee at Jo's. Then you have music...More

Thank Peter F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

SoCo isn’t the best tourist street to visit in the world, but it’s a unique little corner of Austin and worth a visit. The cafes and small shoppes are very original with lots of fun and unique gifts, T-shirt’s, etc. It doesn’t take long to...More

1  Thank Expat-in-America
Reviewed 4 December 2017

This was on my last day in Austin and I had heard so much about the SoCo district I figured I would give it a shot. I was staying in the Hyatt Regency just north of it but I drove my jeep down to southern...More

Thank coagula
Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

Climb the hill from the bridge past the funky motels & the deaf school and you’ret there. Eclectic shops like Allen’s boots $1000 for luchesse so nice (if I win the lotto) great gift stores & cafes. I wish the 19th st heights houston could...More

Thank Stevey1631
Reviewed 13 November 2017

Not the best place I've ever visited- maybe more for some people but not for me. Way too many beggars and others jumping in your face looking for money. Planned parenthood folks jumped out asking me to "give them a few minutes". Nah. Not in...More

2  Thank snoopydoo
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

If you have a few free hours the SOCO District is the place to go. Lot's of interesting shops with locally made quality items - jewelry, clothing, crafts and more. Many interesting restaurants with outdoor seating and fun people watching. It is also the place...More

Thank Karen M
Reviewed 8 November 2017

I would recommend going just to check out some of tthe interesting and quaint stores and boutiques there. You will find vintage clothing stores, jewelry by local artists, restaurants with local flavours. However after visiting a few boutiques I find that the offerings are more...More

Thank MeiKKuan
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9 November 2016|
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Response from mikesbike123 | Reviewed this property |
Walking distance around 2 miles roughly. Not many buses better off getting a cab, or walk
Ejf A
19 December 2015|
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Response from Tracey F | Reviewed this property |
Parking is very hard to find. You may have to park down the street and walk. If you are staying downtown, take a cab (I believe Uber is being discontinued in Austin). Getting there early in the day is better for parking... More