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Address: South Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704
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Street lined with lots of great restaurants.

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Nice trendy area with shops & restaurants

It is a great street for strolling & lunching during the day as well as the location of a couple of great clubs with live music.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Brewster, New York
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Brewster, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a great street for strolling & lunching during the day as well as the location of a couple of great clubs with live music.

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Lake Benton, Minnesota
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Some girl friends and I spent a few hours shopping in the SoCo area. The shops are very unique. Some I would describe as organized antique shops or high end thrift stores. But then there were also boutiques and unique girl shops. I don't think you would find anything like it in the mall!

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Bozeman, Montana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed eating Tex Mex, looking in all the funky shops, seeing a free show of a live band at the Cottonwood Club, a coffee at Jo's. We also walked to 6th street from SOCO, maybe a couple of miles.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

South Congress is FULL of great shops, restaurants and music clubs. If you visit Austin, you have to go here. We were only in Austin for a long weekend and South Congress made the trip spectacular for us. Look for the famous in the tiny clubs!!

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Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Parking is tricky Friday - Sunday, but South Congress is a fun way to spend a day. Wear comfortable shoes and walk both sides of the street, popping into shops, restaurants & bars as you browse. Grab a coffee at Jo's to start, and hit Amy's for ice cream as a finale.

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Rugby, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After all the hype, we were expecting more from South Congress! Maybe it's because we started off by walking along South 1st & that had way more food trucks & eclectic places. South Congress does have plenty of bars & restos, but not what we'd call a pub, more like upmarket places. Some nice shops & a great bookstore to... More 

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Farmington Hills, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's a shopping street. It has Texas flair and that's worth going there. In the end it's about shopping and a little about eating. I do recommend SoCo. The weather was great and I enjoyed the afternoon. And I bought a wallet

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San Antonio, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I strolled the street all the way through up to the university. There are many shops and local culture. A few photo ops with statues and guitar art displays. It is one of the main roads downtown and the state capitol is also on it.

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Apex, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You have to experience SoCo. Many eclectic shops and restaurants to wander around in. Give yourself a couple of hours to get through it all.

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Zion, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My daughter moved from the Chicago suburbs here and this area is really different with it's little shops and the people out and about playing music and sitting up different craft exhibits it's a busy area and lots of young people college age .

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