The “78704” Zip Code is one of the most eclectic and well-known sections of the city. With neighborhoods like Travis Heighs, Bouldin Creek, Zilker Park, and Barton Hills, there is a good mix of 1920s-1960s character-filled bungalows and revamped modern stunners full of charm.

Check out our 04 Happy Hour guide for more deets on specials in the area!

South Congress

Eat – Perlas (seafood & oyster bar – weekday HH 0.50 cents off oysters), Joann’s (upscale diner – weekday HH $2 off beer, wine & cocktails), June’s (American bistro & cafe – Tues. – Fri. HH 1/2 off sparkling wine; June’s Rosé is a must), Café No Sé (farm-to-table cafe), Botticelli’s (all night HH Sundays), Vespaio (Italian – curated French & Italian wine list), Jo’s Coffee (to-go coffee & snacks – all day frozen peach mimosas & frozé), Neighborhood Sushi (weekday HH $2 off drinks, 25% off food), Amy’s Ice CreamLucky Robot (Japanese kitchen & sushi – weekday HH half-price sake tastings), Home Slice (pizza –  dine-in restaurant or takeout window), Hopdoddy (burgers & bar), Hey Cupcake! (cupcake food truck)

South 1st

Eat – Elizabeth St. Cafe (Vietnamese – weekday HH 1/2 off appetizers & báhn mí), Sway (modern Thai), Polvos (traditional Mexican), Fresa’s Chicken (Tex-Mex – full bar & to-go window), Dolce Neve GelatoLenoir (modern Texas & wine garden), Bouldin Creek Cafe (vegan cafe – Sunday brunch from 9am – 2p), La Mexicana Bakery (authentic Mexican bakery – 24 hour), Toss (pizzeria & pub), Habanero Cafe (authentic Mexican), Winebelly (tapas & wine bar), Summermoon Coffee (coffee house), Phoebe’s Diner (breakfast, brunch & lunch)
Workout – HEAT Bootcamp
Photo by Jessica Doffing

South Lamar

Eat – Sno Beach (shaved ice), Soto (classic Japanese & sushi), TLC (casual American – Monday all night HH, $5 sips & snacks), Ramen Tatsuya, Maudie’s (Tex-Mex – Monday all night HH, $6 margs and $5 snacks), El Alma (Tex-Mex – daily HH $5 sangria & $4 beers), Terry Blacks BbqUchi (sushi – daily sake social 4-6:30pm), Eberly (contemporary American), Odd Duck (upscale new American), Tiny Pies (small-batch made-from-scratch sweet & savory pies), Loro (Asian smokehouse & bar – weekday HH $4 boozy slushes), Aviary (Wine bar & Mediterranean kitchen), Matt’s El Rancho (Tex-Mex), Kerbey Lane (American cafe – 24 hours), Pinthouse PizzaVeracruz (authentic Mexican), Picnik (soy + gluten + peanut-free kitchen & coffee house), Snooze (breakfast & brunch)
Erin is our resident food and happy hour aficionado. Born and raised in Texas, and spending the last 12 years in Austin, she is constantly trying out new places and giving us her foodie opinion. Erin also is very active in the workout class and wellness scene, providing insight into living a healthy, active and fun lifestyle in our beautiful city of Austin, TX.