The secret is out. Everyone who visits Austin these days leaves with something great to say. They can’t stop talking about the legendary live music, burgeoning restaurant scene and unique culture. And a list of other things that you just have to experience for yourself to truly understand what makes Austin so Austin. The rest of the country has already taken notice. And it’s time you did, too.

We know Austin because we live and work here.  Let us show you the best places to eat, drink, play and have fun! 

Uchi: 801 S Lamar — Japanese/Sushi

Uchiko: 4200 N Lamar Blvd Ste. 140 — Sushi

Odd Duck: 1201 S Lamar Blvd — American

Clark’s Oyster Bar: 1200 W. 6th — Seafood

Wu Chow: 500 W. 5th St — Chinese

Perla’s: 1400 S. Congress — Seafood

Second Bar and Kitchen: 200 Congress Ave — American

Vespaio: 1610 S. Congress — Italian

Sway: 1417 S First — Thai

Launderette: 2115 Holly St — American

Home Slice Pizza: 1415 S Congress; NY Pizza — Pizza

Hopdoddy Burger Bar: 1400 S Congress & 2438-A W Anderson — American

Fonda San Miguel: 2330 W North Loop Blvd — Mexican

Barley Swine: 6555 Burnet Rd — American

Noble Sandwich Company: 4805 Burnet Rd — Sandwiches

Dai Due: 2406 Manor Rd - Tuesday nights is Ladies night — American


Perry’s: 114 W 7th St — Try the Porkchop

ALC(Austin Land & Cattle): 1205 N Lamar Blvd

Eddie V’s Prime Seafood: 301 E 5th St

Bob’s Steak & Chop House: 301 Lavaca St — “I love the Rooftop dining area and double cut bacon appetizer”

Ruth’s Chris Steak House: 107 W 6th St

Trulucks Steak and Seafood: 400 Colorado St & 10225 Research Blvd — “One of the Best Happy Hours in Austin!”

Sullivan’s Steakhouse: 300 Colorado St



Gueros: 1412 S Congress Ave; Tex-mex – “An Austin original and one of the best Margaritas in town”

Maria’s Taco Xpress: 2529 S Lamar Blvd

La Condesa: 400a W Second St

Chuy’s: 1728 Barton Springs Rd

Tacodeli: 1500 Spyglass, 12001 Burnet Rd, 4200 N Lamar Blvd

Torchy’s Tacos: 1822 S Congress Ave, 2801 Guadalupe, 4301 W. William Cannon, 4211 Spicewood Springs, 5119 Burnet Rd, 3005 S. Lamar



Franklin Barbecue: 900 E 11th St — Open 11am – 1pm — Get in line Early before they run out of food

Salt Lick BBQ: Driftwood, TX — “Way out yonder, but worth drive” Great BBQ for groups

Cooper’s Old Time Pit Bar-B-Que: 217 Congress Ave

County Line: 5206 RR 2222 and 6500 Bee Cave Rd — Great Views

Lamberts: 401 W. 2nd St.

Stubb’s BBQ: 801 Red River St

La BBQ: 902 E Cesar Chavez St


Austin Original Bars & Clubs:

The Continental Club: 1515 S Congress Ave — Great Live Music

The Broken Spoke: 3201 S Lamar Blvd — Learn to 2-step/Country Dancing            

Scholz Garden: 1607 San Jancinto Blvd @ 17th St — Biergarten

The Elephant Room: 315 Congress Ave — Downstairs – Jazz

Ester’s Follies: 525 E. 6th St

The White Horse: 500 Comal St.

ACL at the Moody Theatre: 310 Willie Nelson Blvd — Website


ExecuStay Midwest associates live and work in your new neighborhood; they are local market experts happy to help you experience all your community has to offer. We are here to help, just ask! Check out these links to local events, dining, shopping and all the great attractions Austin has to offer – and you can experience as an ExecuStay temporary housing guest.

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