SXSW 2017 // A STYLISH GUIDE TO EXPLORING AUSTIN

Last week, our marketing team hit the road en route to the Lone Star State for Austin’s annual SXSW festival. What began as a small music festival showcasing up-and-coming artists has now evolved into a massive gathering for film, media, music and fashion creatives across the country. Austin is famous for its foodie scene, so we made sure to set aside time in our busy schedules to try some of the city’s most-loved spots. These places were too good not to share, so we put together a little city guide featuring a few of our favorites. If you weren’t already planning a long weekend trip to Austin, you are now…

FOOD

June’s // An eclectic bistro that’s equal parts Spanish tapas bar, Parisian café and hipster NYC wine bar, with a super-cute interior and small patio that’s great for people watching.

1722 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704

junesallday.com

Elizabeth Street Café // A charming fusion eatery with a garden patio, serving French-inspired breakfast bites and creative Vietnamese plates for lunch and dinner.

1501 S 1st St, Austin, TX, 78704

elizabethstreetcafe.com

Josephine House // An adorable cottage in Austin’s historical Clarksville

neighborhood, serving a new American menu with locally sourced ingredients.

1601 Waterson Ave, Austin, TX, 78703

josephineofaustin.com

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COFFEE

Mañana // A chic café in the South Congress Hotel with specialty coffee drinks, cold-pressed juices and sweet treats baked fresh daily.

1603 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX, 78704

mananaaustin.com

Seventh Flag Coffee // South Austin’s go-to coffee joint, complete with locally brewed coffee, pastries and a bocce ball set if you’re looking to have a little fun

1506 S 1st St, Austin, TX, 78704

seventhflagcoffee.com

Café No Sé // A California-style café with (totally Insta-worthy) rustic-modern décor and a healthy seasonal menu

1603 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX, 78704

cafenoseaustin.com

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COCKTAILS

Irene’s // A modern, stylish take on the classic dive bar with a spacious creek-side patio perfect for enjoying their famous house-mixed punches

506 West Ave, Austin, TX, 78701

irenesaustin.com

Kitty Cohen’s // With a retro ‘80s theme and poolside seating, this swanky cocktail lounge is the ultimate hangout for locals and visitors alike

2211 Webberville Rd, Austin, TX, 78702

kittycohens.com

 

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FUN

Allen’s Boots // A trip to Austin is nothing without a little shopping along South Congress, and this local landmark is a must-visit. Over 4,000 boots, clothing, cowboy hats and more—it’s basically a Western-lovers dream.

1522 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX, 78702

allensboots.com

Continental Club // Austin is all about the music scene, so make sure to plan a night to take in some local tunes. This dive is one of our favorites, but you’re guaranteed to find a live show going on wherever you are in the city.

1315 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX, 78704

continentalclub.com

 

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