Walkable Guide: East Austin

You're staying with The Guild; you must love exploring! Here are our #guildpicks for the best things to do in East Austin. Prefer a guided tour? Check out this walkable tour we created with Sidewalk just for you.

- food -

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Buenos Aires Cafe

1201 E 6th St, 78702
Argentinean Restaurant | Website
Naturally raised meats with hand-picked fruits & vegetables in an art-filled room.


via 313

1802 E 6th St, 78702
Pizza Restaurant | Website
This trailer outside the Violet Crown Social Club is known for its square, Detroit-style pies.



514 Medina St, 78702
Sushi | Website
Japanese izakaya serving skewers, sushi & cooked seafood imported from Japan. hip space.


blue dahlia bistro

1115 E 11th St, 78702
French Restaurant | Website
Light bites, tartines & big plates served in a casual interior or on the garden like back patio.

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Pueblo Viejo

502 Brushy St, 78702
Mexican Restaurant | Website
Tacos & other Mexican specialties served from a small counter inside the North Door venue.


hillside farmacy

1209 E 11th St, 78702
American Restaurant | Website
Antique-chic eatery in a historic building for thoughtfully sourced eclectic fare, plus groceries.

- drinks -

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Hotel Vegas

1500 E 6th St, 78702
Jazz Lounge | Website
A venue decorated with gold wallpaper & taxidermy features DJs, live music & a patio.



1816 E 6th St, 78702
Cocktail Bar | Website
Rustic-chic watering hole featuring handcrafted cocktails & a patio with frequent live music shows.



1016 E 6th St, 78702
Bar | Website
An expansive dog-friendly patio & jukebox tunes highlight this lively dive bar-meets-beer garden.


zilker brewing co.

1701 E 6th St, 78702
Brewery | Website
just a few blocks from Austin's 6th Street district, is a refreshingly laid-back alternative to the usual nightlife bar scene.


The White Horse

500 Comal St, 78702
Classic Honky-Tonk Bar | Website
Live country music is served up in this sprawling honky-tonk with a taco truck outside.


the liberty

1618 E 6th St, 78702
Bar | Website
Chef Paul Qui's food truck behind the Liberty Bar dispensing late-night snacks of Asian fusion fare.

- shops -

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Byron and Blue

906 E 5th St, 78702
Boutique | Website
Stylish boutique with minimalist women's apparel, jewelry, home goods, beauty products & gifts.


solid gold

1601 E 5th St #102, 78702
Clothing | Website
Funky, bright shop with an eclectic feel carrying hip women's clothing & accessories.



1209 E 6th St, 78702
Pottery Shop | Website
Handmade architectural ceramics & wheel-thrown pottery.


succulent native

906 E 5th St #105, 78702
Boutique | Website
Petite boutique featuring creative pre-made & do-it-yourself arrangements of cacti & succulents.

- culture -


French Legation

802 San Marcos St, 78702
Museum | Website
The French Legation is an historic legation building in eastern Austin, Texas, built in 1841 to represent the French government in the new Republic of Texas. It is among the oldest extant frame structures in Austin


Alamo Drafthouse Ritz

320 E 6th St, 78701
Theater | Website
Stylish theater chain for new & classic films features cocktails & creative bites served seat-side.

- activity -

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Practice Yoga

1103 E 6th St, 78702
Yoga Studio | Website
Donation based yoga studio in east Austin.

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Sky Candy

2400 E Cesar Chavez St, #204, 78702
Fitness | Website
Since 2010, Sky Candy has been East Austin’s own aerial and circus arts studio.

- wellness -


Esty Skin Studio

1006 Waller St, 78702
Beauty Salon | Website
Experience natural facials, reiki, award winning waxing, fashion, nutrition, events, philanthropy and everything in between that's Austin.


Swamp Mermaid

1000 E 5th St #114, 78702
Hair Salon | Website 
Beauty Project offers all hair services, lash extensions, cosmetic tattooing, and microblading.