Check out blogs and listings for parks, swimming holes, bars, coffee shops, and restaurants in 78704. Austin's hottest zip code.

Are you planning to purchase, build, or renovate a home for your senior family members? Will they be living with you so you have to do some changes to make your home friendly for them? For the elderly, a home that is safe, comfortable, and accessible to live in is the most important factor. There are several things you need to consider when making a senior-friendly home for your loved ones.

Keep in mind the mobility and dexterity of the elderly living within the house since there could be some daily activities that may be easy for you but due to their old age, might not be suitable for them. Consider the following design options that will make the home safe and secure for the elderly. Here are some tips and tricks that can be very useful to create a…

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Barton Hills is one of the most desirable neighborhoods to live in Austin. Known for its convenient location and stunning natural scenery, residents have easy access to different hotspots in 78704. Whether you are looking for a spot to dine, shop, party, or relax, the nearby spots can be reached by a short drive by car or public transportation. Downtown Austin is just a few minutes away too! Barton Hills is popular for its highly-rated schools making it an ideal neighborhood for families with children. 

If you are new to the area, you might be wondering, where is Barton Hills located? It is bounded by South Lamar Boulevard and the neighborhood of Zilker to its east. MoPac highway can be found to its west and the Capital of the Texas Highway can be…

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Zilker is one of the most desirable places to live in Austin. It's one of the most preferred places for many locals and newcomers to settle down to experience the best of what Austin can offer and we can seriously agree to that. You won't regret choosing neighborhoods in 78704 to live in, and Zilker is a part of that. 

Whether you are looking for a place to relax, hang out, or enjoy the outdoors for an adventure without being too far from the big city, Zilker is the place to be. The area is abundant with green spaces, parks, shopping centers, restaurants, and entertainment venues.  Local businesses are rapidly growing in the area as well. Don't forget to visit the local dining spots in the area as well as the iconic coffee shops that deliver the best…

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What started as a little kart in Downtown Austin has now become one of the favorites in Austin's food scene and coffee community. Pakita Coffee is a local coffee shop located in South Lamar, 78704 and also has another location in Downtown Austin. The coffee shops offer excellent coffee, fine wine, and delicious meals to pair with your chosen beverage.

Patika can either be your first stop in the morning to get that iced or hot cup of joe or a hangout place for you and your friends. The coffee shop's ambiance has a casual, comfortable feel and the area has a mid-century modern minimalistic design. Aside from coffee, patrons enjoy their breakfast and lunch dishes that taste seriously good. Their awesome breakfast sandwiches paired with a hot cup of…

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Famous for their "i love you so much" mural Jo's Coffee offers the best cup of joe in Austin. This Austin, Texas-based coffee shop is founded by Liz Lambert and currently has four locations within Downtown Austin, St. Edward's Campus, and South Congress.

Jo's Coffee has been serving amazing coffee and great food in South Congress since 1999 and has been serving delicious coffee, tacos, and sandwiches. Jo's regularly hosts fundraisers, concerts, and other events. The area is always welcome to your pet dogs as well. Jo's at SoCo i is open daily from 7 am to 9 pm located in 1300 South Congress Ave, Austin, Texas, 78704.

Aside from that, Jo's Coffee is also located at St. Edward's University and has been operating since Fall 2010. Grab and go your favorite…

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Barton Springs is a staple of Austin and one of the most popular swimming holes in Austin. Located within the 358-acres of Zilker Park lies one of the crown jewels of Austin. Barton Springs Pool in Austin measures 3-acres in size and is filled with water from the Main Barton Spring--the fourth largest spring in Texas.

The popular recreational outdoor swimming pool attracts all locals and tourists all over the globe. Up to this day, it still attracts a diverse crowd of people setting a record number of visitors at almost 800,000 to 1.5 million in recent years. Barton Springs Pool has an average temperature of 68 to 70 degrees which is ideal for all-year-round swimming. The depths range from 0” to 18”

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Barton Springs Pool is home to the…

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OPA! Coffee and Wine Bar is a cozy, family-owned and operated Greek haven tucked away in the heart of South Austin. This place is on our list of Best Coffee Shops in South Austin. OPA! Coffee and Wine Bar serves Texas Traders organic, fair-trade, locally-roasted coffee. They also have a selection of milk such to accompany your delicious coffee. As for beers, OPA! has a wide selection of local and imported wines, beers, and other beverages. A variety of appetizers and snacks are also available in the shop.

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The expansive outdoor seating area is shaded by an oak tree that is perfect for parties of all sized. Dogs are welcome inside as well. They offer dog treats and water bowls for your pets, just make sure you have your dog on his leash. Indoor,…

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Abundant green spaces, hip, lively districts, quirky coffee shops, delicious food, a city that is renowned for decades for its music scene. South Austin is one of the most ideal places to live in. The area is known for its proximity to plenty of shopping, dining, and entertainment centers; almost everything can be just within the driving range.

Within this blog, we’ll help you explore South Austin whether you are visiting, residing, or planning to live in South Austin; here are some of the best places that you shouldn’t miss!

1. Green Spaces

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Zilker Metropolitan Park is a 350-acre park is one of the best family attractions in South Austin. It is home to the spring-fed Barton Springs Pool. Aside from swimming,…

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Scrumptious food, fine wine, and great coffee. South Lamar is a trendy neighborhood with plenty of restaurants, lounges, and bars. It is located five minutes away from downtown and close to hiking or biking trails as well as parks around Barton Springs.

South Lamar has everything. From newly opened restaurants that showcase unique and local dishes, upgraded amenities, clubs, boutiques, and the thriving music scene, what more can you ask for in this area? They’ve got it all here! Bring your friends or family to these best South Lamar restaurants that you should seriously visit!

1. Uchi


(512) 916-4808

801 S Lamar Blvd

Bouldin Creek

Opened in 2003 by James Beard Award Winner, Chef Tyson Cole, Uchi is…

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Radio Coffee and Beer is one of the highly-rated shops in South Austin when it comes to coffee and beer. Fresh and delicious food is served as well as cold and clean beer. When it comes to their coffee, if it doesn’t meet their standards, then it will be remade. The service is also exceptional. These are some aspects that make Radio a one of a kind coffee shop in Austin.

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The place has also become one of the favorite hangout spots in South Austin for those that are looking for a quick bite or a chill beer to drink. Radio has an open space that caters to the best parts of your local South Austin coffee shop and beer garden. Great atmosphere and nice oak trees surround the place. Plenty of seating are available indoor and outdoors. There is…

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