You're staying with The Guild; you must love exploring! Here are our #guildpicks for the best things to do in Central Austin. Prefer a guided tour instead? Check out this walkable tour we created with Sidewalk just for you.
- food -
Walkability: 8min | 303 Red River St, 78701 Bar & Grill | Website Contemporary comfort food & cocktails in a historic home with a patio.
Pelon's Tex Mex
Walkability: 1min | 802 Red River St, 78701 Tex-Mex Restaurant | Website Funky saloon offering hearty Mexican eats, margaritas & tequila flights amid several spaces & patio.
Walkability: 1min | 801 Red River St, 78701 Barbeque Restaurant | Website Beer, brisket and music Downtown with a renowned Sunday gospel brunch.
- drinks -
Walkability: 6min | 709 E 6th St, 78701 Beer Garden | Website Hip hangout with both a bakery/cafe & a creekside beer garden serving simple snacks & cheeses.
Cheer Up Charlies
Walkability: 1min | 900 Red River St, 78701 Bar | Website Sizable gay bar offering a lodge like indoor space, outdoor music, drinks, drag shows & more.
508 Tequila Bar
Walkability: 2min | 508 E 8th St, 78701 Bar | Website Laid-back spot for tequila drinks & Tex-Mex fare, in a funky, renovated house with a spacious patio.
Walkability: 5min | 618 E 6th St, 78701 Sauce Shop | Website Flavor shop offering a huge variety of hot & barbecue sauces, marinades, jams, spices & rubs.
- culture -
Walkability: 1min | 912 Red River St, 78701 Bar | Website Multilevel space with a bar, roofdeck & indoor/outdoor stages hosting local & touring acts.
Walkability: 11min | 700 Congress Ave, 78701 Museum | Website The Contemporary Austin is Austin, Texas's primary community art museum, consisting of two primary locations and an art school
Walkability: 13min | 1100 Congress Ave, 78701 State Capital | Website The Texas State Capitol, completed in 1888 in Downtown Austin, contains the offices and chambers of the Texas Legislature and the Office of the Governor