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SoCo District

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Address: 1600 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704-3522
Phone Number: 512-445-6308
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12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mon 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tue 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wed 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thu - Fri 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Trendy Austin area south of Congress Avenue.

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Great bike ride

This area has a lot of shops and thrift stores. It was an easy bike ride from the hotel and I enjoyed the food trucks in the area.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Melissa T
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Sulphur, Louisiana
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Sulphur, Louisiana
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60 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This area has a lot of shops and thrift stores. It was an easy bike ride from the hotel and I enjoyed the food trucks in the area.

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Cincinnati
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5 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

SoCo feels like a third world country, a lot of junk, bad street and sidewalk. Definitely not for luxury travelers. Food overpriced and just ok.

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Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Whenever I'm in Austin I come to the SoCo district. There's local shops and restaurants plus occasionally fantastic live music and it's a great place to wind down and people watch.

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Thank seantxwhite
Austin, Texas
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34 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I love the South Congress area. Typically we will stroll around, head into Allen's Boots or many of the other hundred shops there where you'll find unique items. ( my wife finds them all).then grab a bite at one of our three favorites. Home SLize for great Pizza and beer, Hop Doddy for a great innovative burger... More 

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Thank jagenovesi
Austin, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Whether it's meeting the girls for brunch on a Sunday or first Thursdays in downtown South Austin south of the river it is just as fun to see new things that the urban modern trend-setting shopping anyone and everyone should have an experience especially on the first Thursday to go through Soco weather your new Austin a regular or you've... More 

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Erongaricuaro, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Don't miss First Thursday of each month at So-Co. All stories, galleries, bars and restaurants are open and the place is hopping. Every month, new places are opening and old places are jumping. Enjoy First Thursday in So-Co, deep in the heart of South Austin, Texas!

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Thank DMHAustin
Palm City, Florida, United States
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25 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent place to shop and dine when in Austin. Casual atmosphere with many eclectic shops and restaurants to visit. Great place to explore on foot just south a few blocks from downtown Austin.

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Thank Russell S
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I enjoy the people watching and all the knick knack shops. But my kids were not all that interested. My kids are tweenies. There was not a whole lot for them to do. They did enjoy one of the candy shops there. The street is lined up with lots of little eclectic shops. There were two outdoor areas that showcased... More 

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Thank M C
Columbus, Ohio
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31 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I enjoyed going to the SoCo District. I got to see alittle bit of everything. Some interesting shops to browse.

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Thank hueby
Irvine, California
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23 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I ended up going over to SoCo a few times and each time was a lot of fun and well worth it. Try the breakfast tacos and a iced coffee from Jo's, and do not leave without trying Torchy's chile con queso. There is a lot of art, fashion stores and quality souvenier options, aswell and the best people watching... More 

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