East Austin has evolved into a hot destination for great food, luscious lounges and marvelous educational museums. Find out what to do, see, eat and drink in the neighborhood:
Courtesy of Hipside Peddler.
Your Big Adventure
Rent a Rocket Electrics bike or join a Hipside Peddler party to wheel and deal through our bike-friendly city. On your tour d’ town, stop by Fast Folks Cyclery or Flat Track for a coffee.
Launderette. Courtesy of Jane Ko.
Enjoy this bright, sunny spot for brunches and delightful date nights.
The bar-meets-club atmosphere highlighting the sounds of bluegrass and rock at the historic Scoot Inn, live country at The White Horse and DJ beats at Hotel Vegas, offers a little something for every dance shoe.
Courtesy of Buenos Aires Cafe.
Milonga Room & Buenos Aires Cafe
With Argentine steaks, tapas upstairs and a speakeasy downstairs, you don’t need to go anywhere else.
Feel the blues at this East Airport dive bar with free popcorn.
Stay Gold. Credit Geoff Duncan.
Lounge vibes, live tunes, a sprawling patio and a comfort food truck are the name of the game here.
Kids and adults alike find something to noodle on in this exceptional interactive science-forward museum.
Courtesy of the Carver Museum.
George Washington Carver Museum, Cultural & Genealogy Center
Visit the well-curated gallery exhibits, classes and theater focused primarily on African-American history and culture.
Austin Bouldering Project
The largest bouldering gym in the world, step inside the 50,000 sq. ft. facility for multi-level indoor rock climbing with trained pros and vinyasa yoga classes to round out the visit.
The Hightower. Credit Victor Farnsworth.
Cool off with a craft draft cocktail and an unbeatable happy hour.
Courtesy of Justine's Brasserie.
Ooh la la! Savor French cuisine in a quaint bungalow with soul on the record player and string lights in the yard.
Find Texas-style fried chicken and cocktails on tap at J.T. Youngblood’s, savor soul food at Hoover’s Cooking, drive through at Flyrite or stop in at Tumble 22 for Nashville-style hot chicken.