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Congress Avenue

Congress Avenue, from First to 11th Street, Austin, TX 78701
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Congress Avenue, from First to 11th Street, Austin, TX 78701
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Want an evening on the town...it's all within walking distance from hotels, parking lot centers, and it's all very safe. Last weekend we saw a "ShinneyRibs" a blues group-rock-a-billy band at the historic Paramount Theatre /entertainment center on Congress Ave and danced in the isles....More

Thank JoeMcCullough
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of the hottest streets in South Austin, and not just in the summer. Many places to browse, to eat, to snack or just have coffee. Great area to waste an afternoon or evening, and better place to spend the same time very...More

Thank Harry N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Congress ave is where you can walk safely and shop, eat or go on the bridge and watch the bazillion bats fly at dusk. The view of the Capitol of Texas is the best from Congress ave.

Thank CobaltCaptain
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

lots of local restaurants and shops, good place to walk first and then pick where to eat. Famous burger and ice cream places as well as food trucks, some will have long lines but worth the time. Definitely a good experience while visiting Austin. Parking...More

Thank p26duque
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are many great restaurant options up and down this main street in Austin and many more one block over even! There is decent shopping available as well! Brooks Brothers, Cole Haan and many more! Everything is in walking distance for the most part. The...More

Thank Tom S
Reviewed 9 August 2017

South Congress has the the iconic "Keep Austin Weird" vibe. Once you cross over Congress bridge, heading south (away from the Capitol) you will start seeing shops and restaurants.I always take friends and family who are visiting Austin to SoCo. So, what do you actually...More

Thank amanda9348603
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Great restaurants, shops, views and history! Everything seems to start with this main road. Great views of the capitol.

Thank Elizabeth V
Reviewed 28 July 2017

From great pizza, great beer, great murals, weird stores...fun to just stroll without a timeline. I wonder how the stores stay in business...and be sure to find street parking if you get there before 11am, as the lots are crazy expensive!

Thank nanette v
Reviewed 27 July 2017

Of course one of the main attractions in ATX. You can see the bats off the congress bridge and walk north and the the State Capitol. Also see Lady Bird Lake from the bridge. Just a great place to see..just a short distance from SOCO...

Thank msaenz60
Reviewed 24 July 2017

Iit is very interesting and historic, it leads you to the capital it your headed in the correct direction. Take the drive.

Thank honduras77
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Jami L
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Response from ReneeModern | Reviewed this property |
The Radisson Hotel is a good place to stay its near downtown.Was this Helpful?
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Frances H
20 December 2014|
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Would not know not what we were interested in then!
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