There are a ton of great restaurants in this city, but nothing beats the ambiance of the glorious outdoors in Austin. That’s why we’ve compiled the ultimate list of places to picnic this summer. And to save yourself the hassle of actually packing a picnic, we’ve picked our favorite UberEATS treats to pair with each location. All you gotta do is bring the blanket and the booze!
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3800 Mount Bonnell Rd.
Views don’t get anymore breathtaking than this. For maximum enjoyment, go either at sunset or sunrise.
Suggested UberEATS Picnic Pairing: Kesos Taco House
Deep Eddy Pool
401 Deep Eddy Ave.
We know guys, it’s so hot. That’s why jumping in the pool before your picnic is, of course, the ideal plan. Deep Eddy is spring-fed pool that remains between 65-75 degrees, so it’s always refreshing!
Suggested UberEATS Picnic Pairings: Peoples Deli
2201 Barton Springs Rd.
Ah, the holy grail of Austin zen. The ultimate summer staple. As John Muir once said, “Come to the woods, for here is rest. There is no repose like that of the green deep woods.” Well Barton Springs isn’t exactly the woods but it will surely restore your soul.
Suggested UberEATS Picnic Pairings: Flyrite
Zilker Summer Musical at Zilker Hillside Theater
2201 Barton Springs Rd.
Summer in Austin means infinite things to do. If you’re bored, than you’re not reading our website enough. ‘Tis the season for the free Summer Musical at Zilker. This year’s production is The Wizard of OZ.
Suggested UberEATS Picnic Pairings: Rising Roll Gourmet Cafe
Sound & Cinema + Free Sunday Concerts at The Long Center
701 West Riverside Dr.
On select Wednesdays during the summer, you can find Sound & Cinema happening at The Long Center. They show classic flicks with live music before the screening. Every Sunday they host a free concert series with the Austin Symphony Orchestra that is always the perfect way to wind down the weekend. Both are great excuses for a picnic and to watch the sunset over Downtown.
Suggested UberEATS Picnic Pairings: Burro Cheese Kitchen
Mueller Lake Park
4550 Mueller Blvd.
Hey North-ish Austin, we didn’t forget about you. Mueller Lake Park is always hosting fun events. But you don’t need an event to set up near the lake and enjoy the summer sun!
Suggested UberEATS Picnic Pairings: Austin Daily Press
2100 Barton Springs Rd.
Zilker! What else is there to say? It’s the ultimate Austin Park and boasts everything from extravagant views of Downtown to volleyball courts and a dog park. This place will make everyone happy.
Suggested UberEATS Picnic Pairings: Garbo’s Lobster Truck
Seaholm Picnic Table
That big picnic table near 800 W Cesar Chavez St.
Calling all Pinterest fans! Wanna show off? Plan a picnic at this giant art installation/picnic table in the new Seaholm district. Your picnic will be all over Instagram. We’re basic and we don’t care.
Suggested UberEATS Picnic Pairings: Easy Tiger