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SoCo District

1600 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704-3522
+1 512-445-6308
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Trendy Austin area south of Congress Avenue.
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“food trucks” (107 reviews)
“south congress” (80 reviews)
“people watching” (64 reviews)
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1600 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704-3522
+1 512-445-6308
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Not the best place I've ever visited- maybe more for some people but not for me. Way too many beggars and others jumping in your face looking for money. Planned parenthood folks jumped out asking me to "give them a few minutes". Nah. Not in...More

Thank snoopydoo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you have a few free hours the SOCO District is the place to go. Lot's of interesting shops with locally made quality items - jewelry, clothing, crafts and more. Many interesting restaurants with outdoor seating and fun people watching. It is also the place...More

Thank Karen M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I would recommend going just to check out some of tthe interesting and quaint stores and boutiques there. You will find vintage clothing stores, jewelry by local artists, restaurants with local flavours. However after visiting a few boutiques I find that the offerings are more...More

Thank MeiKKuan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a great day in SoCo! Tons of shopping, eating, drinking and music! Our first full day in Austin couldn't have been more fun!!

Thank TravelEverGreen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cool Shops, Good eats! This area seemed to take us into "Old Austin" where maybe not too much has changed over the year. Hippie, Electic... Austin!

Thank ThusSaithYah
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

SoCo keeps Austin quirky but didn't appeal to my shopping taste. Some boutique style shops with expensive unique tops, a cool costume shop, some jewelry shops, restaurants and gift shops. Not particularly attractive but unique in its own way.

Thank Retiredtraveler56
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We exausted 6th Street and the night was still young, so someone suggested SoCo. We took an Uber and ended up at a place that had live music. We danced and hung out with some visiting Norwegians, who decided Americans were fun after all. A...More

Thank Jennie P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a quick walk across from1st s to have a look at the shops and activities. Quite interesting and including a farmers market - obviously an up and coming area.

Thank SimplyFred
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful place to spend a Sunday afternoon. Strolling down south congress. So many fun and cute shops. The costume shop Lucy in Disguise and the Big Top candy shop were my faves! Great afternoon!

Thank lindas286
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed in a holiday rental just off South Congress Avenue, giving us great access to the SoCo neighbourhood. Popular, generally inexpensive eateries abound in the area, along with some other quirky shops and a conveniently located grocer - Farm to Market, check it out....More

Thank Adam C
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8 November 2016|
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Response from mikesbike123 | Reviewed this property |
Walking distance around 2 miles roughly. Not many buses better off getting a cab, or walk
Ejf A
18 December 2015|
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Response from Tracey F | Reviewed this property |
Parking is very hard to find. You may have to park down the street and walk. If you are staying downtown, take a cab (I believe Uber is being discontinued in Austin). Getting there early in the day is better for parking... More