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The South Congress Avenue (“The Avenue” and sometimes called “SoCo”) shopping district is unparalleled for its eclectic mix of shops, entertainment venues and restaurants. Monthly "First Thursdays" are a happening unto themselves with merchants hosting live music and late hours. Here's a directory of what you’ll find within walking distance to our motel (by block). Enjoy!
The Avenue Directory

1100 block

y&i Clothing Boutique
1113 S. Congress, (512) 462-0775 • Your ultimate closet stocked with women's clothing, jewelry, shoes,accessories and more! Mon-Sat 11-7; Sun 12-5; www.shopyandi.com



Doc’s MotorWorks Bar & Grill
1123 S. Congress, (512) 448-9181 • Great food and beer selection. Full bar. Large patio for
people-watching and relaxing. Sun-Fri 11-12; Sat 11-1; www.docsaustin.com


Wet Salon
1109 S. Congress, (512) 444-7375 Mon 8-2; Tue.,Fri. 8-7; Wed.,Thurs. 9-7; Sat. 10-6; Sun 1-3; www.wetsalon.atx.com

Ms. P's Electric Cock
1101 S. Congress, (512) 912-7778 Fried Chicken Trailer! Closed Monday; Tues. -Thurs. 7-11; Fri.
7-midnight; Sat. 8-midnight; Sun. 8-8; www.electriccock.com

South Congress Gym
1109-B S. Congress, (512) 445-0773 Mon.-Fri. 6am-9pm; Sat. 7-4; Sun. 10-4;
www.socoathleticc1ub.com


elevenELEVEN
1111 S. Congress, (512) 448-9624· Mon.-Sat. 10-8; Sun. 11-7

Storyville
1115 S. Congress, (512)478-0000 Mon.-Thurs. 11-7; www.storyvilleapparel.com

Parts & Labor
1117 S. Congress, (512) 326-1648 • Local made clothes, posters, etc.! Mon.Sat. 10-9:30; Sun. 11-9; www.partsandlabour.com


1200 block
Heritage Boots
1200 S. Congress, (512) 326-8577 Mon.-Sat. 10-6; Sun. 11-8;
www.heritageboot.com

Blackmail
1202 S. Congress, (512) 326-7670 • A monochromatic boutique where black is the new black. Open daily; www.blackmailboutique.com

Stella Blue
1204 S. Congress, (512) 447-2888 • Stella Blue Boutique offers women’s fashions such as dresses, shirts, sweaters, pants, undergarments, shoes, hand made hair accessories, jewelry and purses.
Tues-Thurs 10-7; Fri 9-6; Sat 9-5.

Creatures Boutique
1206 S. Congress, (512) 707-2500 • Fine shoes, clothing, accessories and gifts for him, her, and baby. 11 to 7 daily, www.creaturesboutique.com

Turquoise Door
1208 S. Congress. (512) 416-7100 • American Indian jewelry, Russian amber, international silver jewelry, the best in Latin American folk art. Gorgeous Day-of-the-Dead. Open daily, 10-Late.

1210 S. Congress Massage and Body Work
1210 S. Congress, (512) 445-7455 • Wellness Center featuring massage and a diverse group of dedicated healing arts practitioners. Hours by appointment.

The Austin Motel
1220 S. Congress, (512) 441-1157, fax 441-1157 • Affordable, quaint, quiet, quirky, convenient lodging. 24 / 7

Snack Bar, Diner & Lounge
1224 S. Congress, (512) 445-2626 •Diner by day for breakfast & lunch. Lounge by night for eclectic
snacks. Discerning wine, beer & organic coffee. Everyday 7am - late. www.snackbaraustin.com

1300 block
Jo's Coffee
1300 S. Congress, (512) 444-3800 • Hot coffee. Good food. Cold beer. Jo’s serves up delicious drinks and fresh sandwiches daily. Open @ 7 am everyday.

Southside Tattoo
1313 S. Congress, (512) 444-1313 • Specializing in bold, custom and creative tattooing.

Amy’s Ice Creams
1301 S. Congress, (512) 440-7488 • Good people. Naughty, naughty ice creams. Sun-Thu 11:30-11;Fri-Sat 11:30-midnight; www.amysicecreams.com

Continental Club est. 1957
1315 S. Congress, (512) 441-2444 • Rockin' South Austin since 1957! The premier live music venue in Austin! M-Sat 4-2; Sun 9-2; www.continentalclub.com

Hotel San Jose
1316 S. Congress, (512) 444-7322 • Boutique hotel with 40 rooms that range in price from $90 to $290. Beer & wine bar 5-12 daily. www.sanjosehotel.com

Ten Thousand Villages
1317 S. Congress, (512) 440-0440 • A non-profit store featuring fairly traded handicrafts from around the world. Mon-Sat 11-7; Sun 1-5; www.villagesofaustin.org

Bottecelli's Restaurant
1321 S. Congress, (512) 916-1315 • Intimate indoor restaurant and open air beer garden; classic Italian dishes, and those with a modern twist. Open daily for dinner, 5 - 10pm, and until 11pm Thur - Sat.; www.botticellissouthcongress.com/

Gooran Brothers
1323 S. Congress, (512) 326-4287· A modem haberdashery! Mon.-Sat. 118; Sun. 11-7;
www.gooran.comlhat-shops/south-congress.com


St. Vincent de Paul
1327 S. Congress, (512) 442-5652 • A unique blend of vintage and contemporary clothing and home
furnishings. Proceeds fund community programs for those less
fortunate. Mon-Sat 9:30-5; Sun 1-5; svdpstoreaustin@sbcglobal.net

1400 block
Güero’s Taco Bar
1412 S. Congress, (512) 447-7688 • Authentic Mexican food and bar–perfect for family dining. M-F 11-11; Sat-Sun 8-11. http://www.guerostacobar.com/

Service Menswear
110 W Elizabeth (Behind Güero's), (512) 447-7600 • A 10-year tradition. Now in stock: Jack Spade, Penguin, Modern Amusement, Brown Sound, Spiewak, and Vans. 11am-7pm everyday.

Hopdoddy Burger Bar
1400 S. Congress, (512) 243-7505 • Handcrafted beer (hop) + (doddy), and burgers, freshest available, all natural ingredients. Sun - Thur 11am to 10pm, Fri and Sat 11am to 11pm. http://www.hopdoddy.com/locations/

Perla's
1400 S. Congress, (512) 291-7300 • Seafood and Oyster bar, delicious. Hours vary for brunch, lunch and dinner, see: www.perlasaustin.com

Vulcan Video South
112 W Elizabeth, (512) 326-2629 • Austin’s best DVD rental store, with 3 locations to serve you! Mon-Thurs 10:30-12; Fri & Sat 10:30-2; www.vulcanvideo.com

Home Slice Pizza
1415 S. Congress, (512) 444-PIES • NY-style pizza by-the-slice or pie. Slices are served during the day until 6:30 pm and at night from 9:30 to close. Also thru the window til 3 am Fri and Sat. Mon, Wed and Thurs 11:30-12; Sun 12-10; www.homeslicepizza.com

Stag
1423 S. Congress, (512) 373-7824 • STAG is a men’s apparel and lifestyle brand founded in Austin, Texas. It’s a destination for current fashion with classic roots, gifts that are inspired and unique, and furniture & other oddities for living the life of a modern gentleman. Mon-Sat. 11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.; Sun. 11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. www.stagaustin.com

Eco-Wise
1110 W. Elizabeth, (512) 326-4474 • Environmentally friendly apparel, fair trade gifts, local artist wares, recycled greeting cards, non-toxic remodelling. The "green" department store. Mon-Fri 11-7; Sat 10-6; Sun 12-4; www.ecowise.com

1500 block
Tesoros Trading Company
1500 S. Congress, (512) 447-7505
Folk Art and other treasures from around the world. Open 10-6 daily. www.tesoros.com

Lucy in Disguise with Diamonds/Electric Ladyland
1506 S. Congress, (512) 444-2002 • Costumes, vintage & accessories... M-Sat 11-7; Sun 12-5

Maya
1508 S. Congress, (512) 912-1475 • Jewelry, furniture and art from around the world. Open daily; www.mayastar.com

Yard Dog Folk Art
1510 S. Congress, (512) 912-1613 • Folk art of the American South & more. W-Sat 11-6; Sun 12-5; M-T by appt; www.yarddog.com

Avenue Gallery
1510 1/2 S. Congress, (512) 442-3600 • Custom picture framing & gift store. B/W photography by Kip Holm. Open Tues 12-6; Wed-Fri 10-6; Sat 11-4; closed Sun & Mon; www.avenuegallerysoco.com

Uncommon Objects
1512 S. Congress, (512) 442-4000 • Antiques, raw materials for creative living, 30 dealers—eclectic, curious & odd. Everyday 11-7; open late Thurs til 9.

Allens Boots
1522 S. Congress, (512) 447-1413 • Western wear apparel since 1977. M-Sat 9-8; Sun 12-6; www.allensboots.com

1600 block
South Congress Cafe
1600 S. Congress, (5I2) 447-3905 • More of a restaurant than a cafe, with innovative dishes of a Southwsestern flavor, including salads and pastas. Brunch - Sat & Sun, 9am - 4pm, and Mon through Fri 10am - 4pm; Dinner 5 - 10pm http://www.southcongresscafe.com/

South Congress Books
1608 S. Congress, (512) 916-8882 • Sun.-Fri. 11-7; Sat. 11-8

New Bohemia
1606 S. Congress, (5I2) 326-1238 • Fantastic thrift store, cowboy boots. Mon.-Sun. 12-10; newbohemiaatx.tumblr.com/

Vespaio Ristorante
1610 S. Congress, (5I2) 441-6100 • A two-part Italian restaurant: Vespaio, the main restaurant, offering creative Italian food in a casual atmosphere, and Enoteca next door, a more casual cafe with deli items. Sun & Mon 5:30 -10pm; Tues - Fri 5:30 - 10:30pm; Sat 5 - 10:30pm www.austinvespaio.com/vespaio/

1700 block
Mi Casa
1700 S. Congress, (512) 707-9797, 416-6929 • Antiques, furniture, lighting, gifts, art & folkart. M-Sat 10-6; Sun 12-5; www.micasagallery.com

Feathers Boutique
1700 B S. Congress (entrance on Milton), 912-9779 • Hand selected women’s vintage clothing and accessories from the 1940s - 1980s. Austin’s largest selection of amazing vintage shoes. 11-7 everyday;

Prototype Vintage Design & Style
1700 1/2 S. Congress at Milton, 44-PROTO • An inviting and inspiring arrangement of progressive furniture, decor and fashion designs from the past. 11-7 everyday; www.prototypevintagedesign.com

Hill Country Weavers
1701 S. Congress, 707-7396 • A hip little cottage with an amazing selection of yarn. Great classes so you can KNIT, KNIT, KNIT. Mon-Sat 10-6; Thurs til 8; Sun 1-5; www.hillcountryweavers.com

Off The Wall
1704 S. Congress, (512) 445-4701 • Furniture, gifts, art, antiques & odd things–old & new. Estate sales produced. M-Sat 10-6:30; Sun 12-6; www.offthewallaustin.com

Big Top Candy Shop
1706 S. Congress, (512) 462-2220 •The Greatest Candy Shop on Earth! Victorian-era Soda Fountain and Ice Cream Parlor. If the doors are unlocked, we're open!


Monkey See, Monkey Do!
1712 S. Congress, 443-4999 • Purveyors of fine quality funk and cool retro kitsch. Like a barrel of tragically hip monkeys! 11-7ish 7 days; www.monkeyseeonline.com

Crofts Original Boutique
1714 B S. Congress, 445-6308 • Stand out in a crowd - Austin style. Check out G1, Sanctuary, Blue Cult, Johnny Was, vintage boots and tons of sunglasses. Mon-Sat 10-6; Sun 12-5; shop@croftsoriginal.com

Farm to Market Grocery
1718 S. Congress, 462-7220 Groceries, flowers, prepared foods, specialty items, gifts, beer and wine. Focus on local producers. 8am-8pm everyday; www.fm1718.com

1800 block

The Herb Bar, since 1986
200 W. Mary St. (1 block W. of S. Congress), (512) 444-6251 • Healing Resource Center since 1986. M-F 10-6:30; Sat 10-5; www.theherbbar.com

1900 block

Prima Dora
1912 S. Congress, (512) 447-4736 • Gifts, fashion accessories, shoes and the only Tempurpedic mattress showroom in downtown Austin. Tempur-to-go! Mon-Sat 10-6; Sun 9-4; www.primadora.com

Magnolia Cafe
1920 S. Congress, (512) 447-7636 • Sorry, we’re open. 24 hours a day, 8 days a week.


2100 block
Long’s Vacuum Cleaner Co.
2118 S. Congress, (512) 442-5562 • 5 out of 4 recommend Long’s Vacuum for your next vacuum. We love selling vacuums. (We hate math.) Open Mon-Fri 9-6; Sat 10-3.

2700 block
The Great Outdoors Garden Center
2730 S. Congress, (512) 448-2992 • Exotic & native plants, pottery & gifts for serious gardeners & just, well, for fun. www.gonursery.com

3100 block
Amy’s Ice Creams Supersouth
3100 S. Congress, Ste. 3A, (512) 851-2697 • Different good people. Same naughty ice cream. Sun-Thu 11:30-11;Fri-Sat 11:30-midnight; www.amysicecreams.com


3600 block
Urban Dentistry, Amy Urban, DMD
3601 S. Congress, Ste. G100, (512) 440-5900 • LOVE THE MOUTH. www.urbandentistry.com

Opal Divine’s Penn Field
3601 S. Congress, Ste. K100, (512) 707-0237 • Redefining casual dining in Austin, TX. American Grill, fine spirits and brews 7 nights a week. "It's worth it at Opal Divine's." Open 11am-2am Every Day; www.opaldivines.com

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