Whether you are a student new to Austin, a summer intern, or young professional, learning where to eat, shop and play can mean all the difference on your journey to becoming a true Austinite. Living in West Campus means more than just the convenience to the University of Texas campus, the Capitol building, and downtown. Here are a few places to checkout in this hip, central Austin area.

By Kristen Schniederjan


Guadalupe Street is home to a variety of shopping establishments. From stores like American Apparel and Urban Outfitters to C. Jane and Dainty Hooligan Boutique, there is something for everyone along the edge of West Campus. The Co-Op Outlet and CVS are also located nearby for any miscellaneous items you may need.


There are many food options available in West Campus including delicious food trucks, Fricano’s Deli, Kismet Café, Pluckers Wing Bar, Sushi Niichi, Kerby Lane Café, Torchy’s Tacos and more! Exploring for your new favorite restaurant has never been easier.


No neighborhood is complete without its local hangout spots. Roscoe’s Bar offers live music on Thursdays and Fridays along with 20 on-tap beers and shuffleboard while Cain & Abel’s provides great food and patio fun in the sun. Make sure to check out Freedmen’s Bar for your BBQ cravings!

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  1. Paula Hagerman

    Love this picture. We have not gotten to be in Austin in a few years now, but that campus brings an instant joy to my heart. You really don’t have to check out anything other than the mall area by the tower to be consumed by everything that is Austin!


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