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Congress Avenue

Congress Avenue, from First to 11th Street, Austin, TX 78701
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Congress Avenue, from First to 11th Street, Austin, TX 78701
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Reviewed 1 October 2017

Fron the river take the turn and wuola, at the end is the capitolio , on the street, fron officers, to restaurants, shopping stores, nice to go

Thank richard m
Reviewed 28 September 2017

I love downtown and walking in downtown watching people, restaurent and other incredible views are amazing and i love it.

Thank Seyed M
Reviewed 15 September 2017

Want an evening on the town...it's all within walking distance from hotels, parking lot centers, and it's all very safe. Last weekend we saw a "ShinneyRibs" a blues group-rock-a-billy band at the historic Paramount Theatre /entertainment center on Congress Ave and danced in the isles....More

Thank JoeMcCullough
Reviewed 8 September 2017

This is one of the hottest streets in South Austin, and not just in the summer. Many places to browse, to eat, to snack or just have coffee. Great area to waste an afternoon or evening, and better place to spend the same time very...More

Thank Harry N
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Congress ave is where you can walk safely and shop, eat or go on the bridge and watch the bazillion bats fly at dusk. The view of the Capitol of Texas is the best from Congress ave.

Thank CobaltCaptain
Reviewed 5 September 2017

lots of local restaurants and shops, good place to walk first and then pick where to eat. Famous burger and ice cream places as well as food trucks, some will have long lines but worth the time. Definitely a good experience while visiting Austin. Parking...More

Thank p26duque
Reviewed 29 August 2017

There are many great restaurant options up and down this main street in Austin and many more one block over even! There is decent shopping available as well! Brooks Brothers, Cole Haan and many more! Everything is in walking distance for the most part. The...More

Thank Tom S
Reviewed 9 August 2017

South Congress has the the iconic "Keep Austin Weird" vibe. Once you cross over Congress bridge, heading south (away from the Capitol) you will start seeing shops and restaurants.I always take friends and family who are visiting Austin to SoCo. So, what do you actually...More

Thank amanda9348603
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Great restaurants, shops, views and history! Everything seems to start with this main road. Great views of the capitol.

Thank Elizabeth V
Reviewed 28 July 2017

From great pizza, great beer, great murals, weird stores...fun to just stroll without a timeline. I wonder how the stores stay in business...and be sure to find street parking if you get there before 11am, as the lots are crazy expensive!

Thank nanette v
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Jami L
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Response from ReneeModern | Reviewed this property |
The Radisson Hotel is a good place to stay its near downtown.Was this Helpful?
Frances H
20 December 2014|
Response from golem67 | Reviewed this property |
Would not know not what we were interested in then!