Doesn’t it seem like every time you hear about a fantastic new restaurant, bar or coffee shop, it’s on the East Side? East Austin is vital to the city’s culture, so step out and enjoy the neighborhood.
The list is always growing: there’s Austin Eastciders Tap Room, Friends & Allies Tap Room, Flitch Coffee, Justine’s, Sawyer & Co, Central Machine Works, Jacoby’s, Grizzelda’s, Saten Coffee, Kinda Tropical, Saigon Le Vendeur—just to name a few.
Many of Austin’s coolest shops dwell here—like Tillery Plant Company / East Side Succulents, Whetstone Audio and Helm Boots
Art galleries and creative spaces occupy the nearby Canopy, which also hosts many events and studio tours.