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South Congress Avenue

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Address: South Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704
Activities: Shopping
Description: Street lined with lots of great restaurants.

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A great way to send an evening or afternoon

great place to visit the city of Austin. Walk along the street to people watch, jump into a nice music venue, grab a casual piece of pizza or burger, or a high end fish or Italian... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
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Austin, Texas
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Austin, Texas
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

great place to visit the city of Austin. Walk along the street to people watch, jump into a nice music venue, grab a casual piece of pizza or burger, or a high end fish or Italian meal. It's all here, and our favorite place to "hang out".

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Rochester, New York
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

trendy and fun shops and dining. beware some places are pricey, otherwise had fun poking around on south congress ave. had dinner at south congress cafe...........food was fantastic!!

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Folcroft, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Very cool street. There are food trucks everywhere. Cool stores & eatery's of every kind. We spent all day on this street just exploring.

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Austin, Texas
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104 reviews 104 reviews
9 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

great area full of restaurants, shops and live music. come down and see it for yourself. another great part of Austin and its many special little area.

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Austin, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

If you like glitz and 5-star hotels, you probably won't like it here. Otherwise, it's the best place ever!

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Austin, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Great stores and restaurants. You must visit the candy store, Allen boots and eat Amy's ice cream. So many neat places to eat a good hamburger or fantastic Italian food.

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Boston, MA
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112 reviews 112 reviews
32 attraction reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

Very friendly and helpful waiter. The food was delicious. We were a party of four and everyone ordered something different. Each person thought their food was excellent. It's on the main strip on Congress Street so it's fun to walk around the area.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

Food, coffee, alcohol and shopping. Perfect storm. Shops/street vendors are pricey. Food is delicious. Pizza? Try Homeslice. Coffee? Try Jo's.

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 NEW

Awesome place to walk, shop and eat! It is definitely a must to do to visit what this avenue has to offer!

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Baton Rouge
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 NEW

LOVE, LOVE, LOVE shopping on SoCo!!! So many cute shops! Even the second-hand stores were fun to shop in!

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