Welcome to East Austin
A vibrant community welcoming everyone with open arms
East Austin has a long and rich history dating back to the early days of the Republic of Texas. The earliest documented settlement in the area was Brushy Creek, which was home to a large number of Native Americans. In the early 1800s, Anglo settlers began to move into the area, and the city of Austin was founded in 1839. East Austin rapidly became a center of government activity, and many important buildings, including the State Capitol, were constructed in the area.
Now, East Austin is a thriving community. Whether you're interested in exploring the area's culinary and artistic traditions or simply want to enjoy the neighborhood's vibrant atmosphere, East Austin is sure to have something for you. If you're looking for a place where you can feel at home, East Austin is the perfect spot.
What to Love
- Centrally located
- Beautifully maintained parks and trails
- Vibrant nightlife
- Local shops
- Large malls
- Growing educational programs
If you're looking for a great night out on the town, or a place to shop until you drop, East Austin is the place for you. With world-class restaurants and entertainment venues, as well as some of the best shopping in Texas, East Austin has something for everyone.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
East Austin is an excellent place for people who like to have many choices for activities and events. The residents are fortunate to have an incredibly eclectic variety of restaurants and entertainment options.
East Austin has a number of dining establishments that will satisfy any craving, from authentic Mexican food at Taco Deli
to vegan dishes at Counter Culture
. Counter Culture is known for its excellent vegan and gluten-free options that will leave you wishing for just one more bite. These local institutions offer an amazing taste of the neighborhood's international cuisine. No matter what you're in the mood for, East Austin has a restaurant to match your appetite.
East Austin is also home to a number of shopping centers, including the Domain and the Arboretum. These malls offer a variety of stores and restaurants, making them the perfect place to find everything you need. Or, if you're looking for something a little more unique, locals love browsing the unique shops and boutiques in the area, such as Blue Genie Art Bazaar
Things to Do
For those who enjoy the nightlife, East Austin is home to a number of bars and clubs, making it the perfect place to enjoy a night out on the town. Check out the Barracuda
or Hotel Vegas
for the time of your life. Or, if you want something more laid back, East Austin also has local coffee shops and breweries that are perfect for unwinding after a long day.
East Austin is also a fantastic place to enjoy the outdoors. Residents can take a stroll through one of the many parks in the area, such as Boggy Creek Greenbelt
or Waller Creek Trail, or go for a swim at Bartholomew Pool. For those who want to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city, McKinney Falls State Park
is just a short drive away. It is an excellent way to reconnect with nature, either with the whole family or as an individual.
East Austin has several public and private schools specifically designed to meet the needs of students from a variety of cultures and backgrounds. They boast well-rounded curriculums and fantastic faculty.
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