June's All Day
Take the name literally: June’s All Day is, in fact, an all day kind of place. Not only is the interior so beautiful you want to move in, but the menu guides you around the clock. Start with the breakfast chalupa, then order off the extensive but edited wine menu. Meet friends for drinks, then order dinner. It’s a good day.
Refreshing coffee shop in the morning, easygoing restaurant in the evening, Hank’s is an all-day dream come true. Everything is made in-house, the drink menu includes frosé, the patio is dog-friendly: what more could you ever want?
Marry an East Austin steakhouse (inviting patio, extensive beer list, persistent smell of hickory in the air) with Asian influence (lemongrass, kimchi, miso-yuzu) and get Loro.
Inspired by locally-sourced ingredients, Odd Duck offers inventive, farm-to-table dishes served beside an equally thoughtful cocktail menu.
East Austin’s Suerte not only makes in-house masa but features it center-stage: an entire section on the menu is dedicated to “Vitamin T,” meaning, of course, tamales, tacos, taquitos, and more.
Calling it “vacation by the hour,” Last Straw transports you to a sandy beach with sunny skies and a coconut drink in hand.
A starlit patio sets the communal and relaxed vibe at Half Step’s refreshing cocktail lounge. Serving up a small menu of choice mixed drinks (with their signature square ice cubes), craft beers, and wines, Half Step is always perfect for a casual night out.
A Pacific Asian cocktail bar that welcomes you with a floral mural and wicker bar stools.
She's Not Here
Straddling the line of our “Drink” and “Snack” categories, Brew & Brew offers Rosen’s Bagels and freshly brewed coffee in the morning, 39 craft beers on tap in the evening.
Brew & Brew
Péché serves up Prohibition-style drinks: absinthe included.
A really great outdoor space for drinking, eating, laughing, and chilling.
The Brewer's Table
Ice cream for everybody! Offering vegan and gluten-free options, no one will feel left out at Sweet Ritual.
A bake shop when the sun rises, a beer garden when the sun sets – spend the entire day creekside at Easy Tiger’s twinkling patio.
Bird Bird is best described as that place that you shouldn’t go back to for the 3rd time this week, but you do. The house made buttermilk biscuit sandwich is that good.
Bird Bird Biscuit
Houndstooth crafts quality coffee in cozy spaces at their three Austin locations.
Dough is imported from New York to Nervous Charlie’s, bringing authentic bagels to Austin. Ridiculous? Or the-best-idea-ever? Your call.
Threads and wares from Ace & Jig to Kara, Paloma Wool to Dusen Dusen are exhibited among pink walls, arches and graphic prints. The carefully edited shop also boasts a curated selection of apothecary and home goods.
Open Invite curates colorful, squiggly, and one-of-a-kind vintage and new pieces in Old West Austin. It’s the kind of store that promises your mantle a perfectly unique knick knack.
Women’s apparel approached with a menswear ideology, Esby creates thoughtful pieces made with durability, comfort, and shape.
Focused on highlighting emerging artists and designers, Aro offers avant-garde jewelry, fashion and accessories at their aesthetic boutique.
Nannie Inez offers furniture, textiles, art, office accessories, and across-the-board craftsmanship.
Designer threads are artfully presented at Kick Pleat’s industrial-airy space. Expect a very refined collection of Rachel Comey, Apiece Apart, and Garrett Leight at the high end retailer.
As much about community as it is about books, Austin’s new Central Library embraces the “all” in “y’all.” The architectural but inviting space is drenched in light and perfect for gathering ideas or a quiet day of reading.
Founded by beloved Texan Lady Bird Johnson, the University of Texas at Austin Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center uses native plants to restore and create sustainable, beautiful landscapes. The center features more than 900 species (!) of native Texas plants in both garden and natural settings – it’s a botanical treat that will leave you feeling invigorated and inspired.
The most monumental work by renowned artist Ellsworth Kelly, Austin was made distinctly for joy and contemplation.
Ellsworth Kelly's Austin
Fed by an underground spring boasting year-round 70-degree water, the Barton Springs Pool is a respite from both the summer’s heat and the winter’s chill.
Barton Springs Pool
From Japanese bookbinding to letterpress, DIY publishing to screen printing, learn it all at Austin Book Arts Center.
Austin Book Arts Center
Exhibiting traditional and contemporary Mexican, Latino, and Latino art and culture, Mexic-Arte Museum is a drove of inspiration and education.