An Austinite's Guide to the Trendiest Hot Spots in the City

Kelsey Easton February 20, 2024

Whether you're a seasoned local or curious traveler, allow me to share my favorite Austin hot spots!

For Your Next Date Night

  • Red Ash
  • Jeffrey's 
  • Aba (Kelsey's Pick!)
  • Junes All Day
  • Uchiba
  • Peacock
  • Sammies

For When You Need A Hotel

  • South Congress Hotel
  • Austin Proper (Kelsey's Pick!)
  • Fairmont
  • The Line
  • Commodore Perry Estate
  • Hotel San Jose
  • The JW
  • Omni Barton Creek

For When You Need a Good Coffee Shop to Work At

  • Cosmic Coffee
  • Mozarts 
  • Cosmic Saltillo
  • Simonas
  • Radio
  • Foxtrot (Kelsey's Pick!)

When You're in the Mood for a Rooftop Bar

  • Nido (Kelsey's Pick!)
  • P6
  • The JW Rooftop
  • Zanzibar
  • Higher Ground

When You're in the Mood for an Outdoor Patio 

  • Perlas
  • Central Machine Works
  • Josephine House
  • Gueros
  • Vinaigrette 
  • Aba
  • Matts El Rancho (Kelsey's Pick!)

For Your Next Workout 

  • Run around the Lady Bird Trail
  • Trufusion (Kelsey's Pick!)
  • Black Swan Yoga
  • Equinox 
  • Studio Three
  • Barrys Bootcamp 
  • Kollective 
  • Ride Austin

For When You Need A Self Care Day

  • Lake Austin Spa Resort
  • Milk and Honey
  • Mirival (Kelsey's Pick!)
  • Omni Barton Creek Resort

For When We're In Triple Digit Heat and You Need to Cool Off 

  • Barton Springs Pool
  • Soho House Pool
  • Azul Rooftop Pool (Kelsey's Pick!)
  • Paddle Board on Town Lake
  • Emma Long Park
  • Deep Eddy Pool
  • McKinney Falls

For When You Want to Venture Out of the City

  • Driftwood Estate Winery 
  • Roundtop Antique Festival (Kelsey's Pick!)
  • Float the San Marcos River 
  • Explore wineries in Fredericksburg 

If Your Vibe is A Martini On A Night Out

  • Austin Proper Bar
  • Estelles
  • Roosevelt Room
  • Guest House (Kelsey's Pick!)
  • Nido
  • Howards

If You Prefer a Low-Key Night Out

  • Donn's Depot (Kelsey's Pick!)
  • The Rustic Tap
  • Whistlers 
  • Moontower Saloon 
  • White Horse
  • Shangri-La
  • Deep Eddy Cabaret 

If You Want to Be The Best Tour Guide

  • Watch the sunset at The Oasis
  • Head to Terry Black's BBQ
  • Paddleboard or kayak on Lady Bird Lake 
  • Have lunch at Matts El Rancho 
  • Walk & shop along South Congress Avenue
  • Take a boat ride on Lake Austin
  • Catch a comedy show at Joe Rogan's Comedy Mothership (Kelsey's Pick!)

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