Guide to Austin

The staff at the University of Texas Press has generously compiled a list of places attendees can eat, drink, visit, and shop in Austin! See below for a map of Austin's sights and a list of exciting activities!


Places to Eat & Drink


East Austin

  • Veracruz All Natural (1704 E Cesar Chavez) – Breakfast/Lunch taco trailer 
  • Launderette (2115 Holly St) – Contemporary American/Small Plates
  • La Barbecue (1906 E Cesar Chavez) – Barbecue trailer 
  • Juan in a Million (2300 E Cesar Chavez) – Breakfast Tacos/Tex Mex 
  • Tamale House East (1707 E 6th St) – Tex Mex
  • East Side King (1618 E 6th St) – Asian Fusion food trailer

South Congress & Adjacent

Destination Restaurants

  • Uchi (801 South Lamar Blvd) – Contemporary sushi/Asian cuisine 
  • Fonda San Miguel (2330 W N Loop Blvd) – Interior Mexican cuisine 
  • Salty Sow (1917 Manor Rd) – Southern cuisine 
  • Justine’s (4710 E 5th St) – French bistro 


Cultural Highlights





6th & Lamar

South Congress

2nd Street District



Live Music

Destination Nightlife

Bars/Other Entertainment