Darn Good Places: Date Destinations

Best Date Spots in Austin

It’s not what you are doing but who you are doing it with but it never hurts to have a plan. We give you the place and the rest is up to you.

Examples: Dinner, cocktails, happy hour, parks, farmers market, vintage shopping, brunch

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Date Destinations East

Best Date Spots in Austin

Main activity areas East 6th St, E Cesar Chavez, Chicon, E 12th St, MLK, Manor Rd and Airport

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Activities

 

E 6th St: Practice Yoga (yoga)

Govalle: Canopy (gallery crawl)

 

Breakfast

 

E Cesar Chavez: Sawyer and Co (brunch)

Govalle: Sa Ten Canopy (coffee/toast)

Holly: Launderette (brunch)

 

Rosewood: Hillside Farmacy (brunch)

 

Dinner

 

E 6th St: Buenos Aires (Argentinian restaurant), Suerte (mexican street food), 

 

E Cesar Chavez: Il Brutto (Italian), Jacoby’s (Comfort food), Kemuri Tatsu-Ya (Japanese), Oseyo (Korean)

 

Govalle: Justine’s (french)

Manor: Patrizi’s (Pasta)

MLK: Sour Duck (all day cafe)

 

Drinks

 

E 6th St: The Liberty (dive bar), Ah Sing Den (cocktails), Domo Alley Gato (cocktails/street food), Licha’s Cantina (happy hour), Milonga Room (speakeasy), Le Holly (dive bar)

E Cesar Chavez: High Noon (dive bar)

Govalle: Kinda Tropical (happy hour)

Manor:  Butterfly Bar (dive bar), Salty Sow (happy hour)

MLK: The Wheel Bar (cocktails)

Rosewood: Nickel City (dive bar)

 

Outdoors

E Cesar Chavez: Juiceland (juice)

Date Destinations West

Best Date Spots in Austin

Main activity areas: Clarksville, W 6th St, Far West 6th St, Tarrytown and Rosedale

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Activities

Misc: The Contemporary Austin-Laguna Gloria (sculpture garden)

Tarrytown: Deep Eddy Pool (swimming)

Breakfast


Far West 6th:  Lin’s Noodle Bar + Dim Sum (brunch)

Lake Austin: Mozart’s (coffee/hot chocolate)

W 38th: Spread and Co (cafe)

Misc: Littlefield’s (tacos and coffee)

Dinner

Far West: Fonda San Miguel (upscale mexican)

Drinks

Clarksville: Jeffrey’s (happy hour)

Far West 6th: Clark’s Oyster Bar (happy hour), Nightcap (cocktails)

Outdoors

Misc: Mt Bonnell (sunset), Mayfield Park (peacocks), Pennybacker Bridge overlook (sunset)

N Lamar: Pease Park (park)

Tarrytown: Juiceland (juice), Red Bud Isle (dog park)

Date Destinations Central

Best Date Spots in Austin

Main activity areas: Hyde Park, Triangle, North Loop, Guadalupe

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Activities

N Loop: Room Service Vintage (vintage shopping)

Breakfast

Guadalupe: Foodheads (brunch)

Dinner

Airport: Tyson’s Taco (tacos)

N Loop: Foreign and Domestic (Farm to Table)

N Lamar: The Steeping Room (tea house)

Rosedale: Uchiko (sushi)

Drinks

 

N Loop: Drinkwell (cocktails)

Date Destinations North

Best Date Spots in Austin

Main activity areas: N Lamar, Crestview, Brentwood, Domain, and Burnet Rd

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Activities

 

Misc: Playland Skate Center (skating rink)

 

Dinner

 

Brentwood: Little Deli (pizza)

 

Outdoors

 

Burnet: Yard Bar (dog bar)

 

Date Destinations South

Best Date Spots in Austin

Main activity areas: S Lamar, E Riverside, S Congress, S 1st St and St Elmo

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Breakfast

 

S Congress: Cafe No Se (brunch)

Menchaca: Summermoon Coffee Trailer (coffee/tacos)

 

Dinner

 
 

E Riverside: 1618 Asian (dinner)


S Congress: Neighborhood Sushi (sushi), Perla’s (seafood)

S Lamar: Odd Duck (small plates), Uchi (sushi)

 

Drinks

 

S Lamar: ABGB (beer garden), Gibson Street (cocktails)

 

Outdoors

 

E Riverside: Butler Trail (hike/bike)

Lady Bird: Lady Bird Lake (watersports)

S Congress: S Congress Bridge (sunset)

South Shore: Butler Trail (hike/bike)

S Lamar: Pfluger Pedestrian Bridge (sunset)

Zilker: Zilker Botanical Garden (plants/park), Zilker Park (park)

Date Destinations Downtown

Best Date Spots in Austin

Main activity areas: 2nd street District, Dirty 6th, Lavaca, Congress

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Activities

Congress: Paramount Theater (performance)

W 3rd St:  Ballet Austin (performance)

UT Campus: Blanton Art Museum (museum)

Dinner

2nd St: La Condesa (mexican), Peacock-Austin Proper (mediterranean) 

 

Congress: Fareground (Food hall)

Drinks

Congress: P6 at The Line Austin (happy hour), Swifts Attic (happy hour)

W 3rd St: Garage Bar (cocktails)

W 5th St: Roosevelt Room (cocktails)

Outdoors

Brazos: Butler Trail (hike/bike)

Date Destinations Rainey

Best Date Spots in Austin

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Dinner

 

Rainey: Emmer and Rye (American Dim Sum)

 

Outdoors


Rainey: Butler Trail (hike/bike)

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