East Austin - 78702

Boasting a rich history and thriving art and culinary scenes.

Welcome to Eastside Austin

 

Where art, culture, and cuisine collide

Austin’s Eastside is a mesh of old and new, boasting a rich history and thriving art and culinary scenes. Hip, new eateries and boutiques seem to be popping up daily, making this area more appealing than ever before. With an eclectic food scene and some of the city’s best street art, the Eastside is a perfect destination for artistic types and foodies.

As more young professionals move in, the Eastside’s upscale restaurant and pub count is ever-growing and fits right in with the older taco joints and hole-in-the-wall bars that have existed forever. A better-kept secret, the Eastside is an excellent place to live for those who delight in central Austin amenities without paying the central Austin price tag.

The area is seeing construction projects on nearly every corner, meaning this hidden treasure is seeing increased property values, and more people are moving here seemingly by the second. With art and culture at its forefront, this foodie-paradise continues to impress visitors and locals alike.

What to Love

 
  • Various Eastside Austin real estate types are available for purchase, from historic homes to luxurious, new constructions.
  • Culture, art, and dining destinations are integral to the Eastside.
  • Find everything from quiet neighborhoods to boisterous enclaves with vibrant nightlife here.
  • The Eastside community is tight-knit, welcoming, and authentic.

Local Lifestyle

 

The Eastside is exceptionally diverse and boasts a palpable creative community vibe, with a significant emphasis on supporting local business and living sustainably. Bungalows, mom-and-pop shops, and cocktail lounges are studded throughout this community-oriented district. The area is walkable and near Downtown, making it ideal for those looking to experience everything Austin has to offer. 

In addition to being conveniently located to downtown Austin, the Austin Bergstrom international airport is just a short 15 minute drive away from East Austin. When it comes to Eastside Austin luxury condo amenities, many buildings offer large pools, excellent gyms, and turf-based dog parks and runs. Whether you seek a charming single-family home with a yard or a lavish condo, you can find it here. 

You get the best of Austin's offerings from art galleries and cafes to fine dining destinations and luxurious homes when living in the Eastside.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

 

Exemplary restaurants abound in Eastside Austin. Get your Mexican food fix and craft tequila cocktails at the award-winning Suerte, best enjoyed during brunch, lucky hour, and dinner. An homage to local farmers, ranchers, Gulf Coast fishers, and the rich historical lineage of South Texas, Rosewood celebrates and serves fabulous regional cuisine. When looking to grab a quick bite to eat and a hot cup of coffee, locals stop by Hank's on their way to work or to relax and chat on the patio. A bakery, cafe, bar, and beer garden—Sour Duck Market provides the best locally-sourced American fares and hangout spots. When the weather calls for a steamy bowl of noodle soup, Eastside residents head to Ramen Tatsu-Ya for a soul-quenching, tummy-warming bowl of savory pork ramen.

While most of Austin’s music venues are situated Downtown, the Eastside is not without its hot spots. The White Horse is one of the oldest venues that often presents free shows. Learn about the intricate history of African American material culture, history, and artistic expression at the George Washington Carver Museum, Culture and Genealogy Center. This profound center is imperative to celebrate the local community and the global contributions of Black people.

There are plenty of boutiques and thrift stores studded throughout the Eastside. You’ll find many stylish shops in the 2nd Street District and more retail options at the Eastland Plaza. 

Things to do

 

Locals relax at the Eastside's many breweries and pubs by scoping out creative street art, catching live musical acts, and relishing the regional culinary scene. Stop by Zilker Brewing Company to enjoy an ice-cold brew, some tasty grub, and mingle with your neighbors. For a taste of Eastside’s best brews, head to Central Machine Brewery to sip microbrews and nosh pub grub with buddies. Whether you’re brunching with the gals on weekends or savoring a post-work cocktail, Easy Tiger is the place to be. Wine lovers needn’t be discouraged, as Wanderlust Wine Company offers the world’s largest self-pour wine collection. 

Schools

 

East Austin is home to a few notable educational institutions, including:

 

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