Best schools in Austin

Check out the top schools in Austin, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Zilker Metropolitan Park
1. Zilker Metropolitan Park
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260 local reviews
2100 Barton Springs Rd, Austin
Closed · Opens 5:00 AM
+1 512-974-6700
ParkPoint of interestEstablishment
Nancy
Zilker Park is known as the crown jewel of the Austin parks system. It is named for Andrew Jackson Zilker. Mr…
Rv
Zilker Park is known as the crown jewel of the Austin parks system. It is named for Andrew Jackson Zilker. …
Charlene
6.4 miles and it is time to jump in our natural springs water. Free from 9-10pm
1. Zilker Metropolitan Park
1. Zilker Metropolitan Park
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260 local reviews
2100 Barton Springs Rd, Austin
Closed · Opens 5:00 AM
+1 512-974-6700
Nancy
Nancy
Zilker Park is known as the crown jewel of the Austin parks system. It is named for Andrew Jackson Zilker. Mr. Zilker came to Austin in 1876…
Rv
Rv
Zilker Park is known as the crown jewel of the Austin parks system. It is named for Andrew Jackson Zilker. Mr. Zilker came to Austin in 1…
Charlene
Charlene
6.4 miles and it is time to jump in our natural springs water. Free from 9-10pm
2. Broken Spoke
2. Broken Spoke
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106 local reviews
3201 S Lamar Blvd, Austin
Closed · Opens Tue 9:00 AM
+1 512-442-6189
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Tinisha
Old school Texas Two Stepping
Susan
For two stepping, this is your place! The Broken Spoke has been around for decades and some of the best old-sc…
Stephany
Real Deal Older than dirt honky tonk. Come eat a great Chicken Fried Steak or some BBQ and enjoy a free show …
2. Broken Spoke
2. Broken Spoke
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106 local reviews
3201 S Lamar Blvd, Austin
Closed · Opens Tue 9:00 AM
+1 512-442-6189
Tinisha
Tinisha
Old school Texas Two Stepping
Susan
Susan
For two stepping, this is your place! The Broken Spoke has been around for decades and some of the best old-school country bands play here.
Stephany
Stephany
Real Deal Older than dirt honky tonk. Come eat a great Chicken Fried Steak or some BBQ and enjoy a free show every night Tues-Sat 6-8pm! Do…
3. Big Top
3. Big Top
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21 local reviews
1706 South Congress Avenue, Austin
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 512-462-2220
FoodStorePoint of interest
Chris & Kristin
Best candy shop! Colorful, circus-themed sweets store featuring old-school confections & a soda fountain.
Dani
Colorful, circus-themed sweets store featuring old-school confections & a soda fountain.
Lauri
Colorful, circus-themed sweets store featuring old-school confections & a soda fountain.
3. Big Top
3. Big Top
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21 local reviews
1706 South Congress Avenue, Austin
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 512-462-2220
Chris & Kristin
Chris & Kristin
Best candy shop! Colorful, circus-themed sweets store featuring old-school confections & a soda fountain.
Dani
Dani
Colorful, circus-themed sweets store featuring old-school confections & a soda fountain.
Lauri
Lauri
Colorful, circus-themed sweets store featuring old-school confections & a soda fountain.
4. Saxon Pub
4. Saxon Pub
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79 local reviews
1320 S Lamar Blvd, Austin
Closed · Opens 2:00 PM
+1 512-448-2552
BarPoint of interestEstablishment
Michael
Most of Austin's legendary old-school music venues have now gone the way of the do-do, but the Saxon Pub lives…
Renee
This music venue is iconic and as "old School" Austin as it gets. Stuck in 1970 and not in any hurry to catch …
Susan
Small but great live music venue - especially for old-school, local acts like Guy Forsythe, WC Clark, etc.
4. Saxon Pub
4. Saxon Pub
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79 local reviews
1320 S Lamar Blvd, Austin
Closed · Opens 2:00 PM
+1 512-448-2552
Michael
Michael
Most of Austin's legendary old-school music venues have now gone the way of the do-do, but the Saxon Pub lives on -- and it's one of the bes…
Renee
Renee
This music venue is iconic and as "old School" Austin as it gets. Stuck in 1970 and not in any hurry to catch up with the progress that's ta…
Susan
Susan
Small but great live music venue - especially for old-school, local acts like Guy Forsythe, WC Clark, etc.
5. Ego's
5. Ego's
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8 local reviews
510 South Congress Avenue, Austin
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 512-474-7091
Electronics storeBarNight club
Rachel
Old school music venue in a parking garage, super low ceilings and billiards. Ultimate dive bar.
Heather
Old school music venue in a parking garage, super low ceilings and billiards. Ultimate dive bar.
Heather
Old school music venue in a parking garage, super low ceilings and billiards. Ultimate dive bar.
5. Ego's
5. Ego's
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8 local reviews
510 South Congress Avenue, Austin
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 512-474-7091
Rachel
Rachel
Old school music venue in a parking garage, super low ceilings and billiards. Ultimate dive bar.
Heather
Heather
Old school music venue in a parking garage, super low ceilings and billiards. Ultimate dive bar.
Heather
Heather
Old school music venue in a parking garage, super low ceilings and billiards. Ultimate dive bar.
6. Nau's Enfield Drug
6. Nau's Enfield Drug
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18 local reviews
1115 W Lynn St, Austin
Closed · Opens 7:30 AM
+1 512-476-1221
PharmacyStoreHealth
Jason
Old school soda fountain and drug store. Great hamburger.
Cindy
Old school lunch counter with swivel stools~cheap good breakfast, yummy burgers...& old fashioned sundaes & ba…
Michael
As an example of iconic old-school Austin, Nau's is pretty hard to beat. It's the city's only full-service dru…
6. Nau's Enfield Drug
6. Nau's Enfield Drug
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18 local reviews
1115 W Lynn St, Austin
Closed · Opens 7:30 AM
+1 512-476-1221
Jason
Jason
Old school soda fountain and drug store. Great hamburger.
Cindy
Cindy
Old school lunch counter with swivel stools~cheap good breakfast, yummy burgers...& old fashioned sundaes & banana splits They can be a bit …
Michael
Michael
As an example of iconic old-school Austin, Nau's is pretty hard to beat. It's the city's only full-service drugstore, soda fountain and gril…
7. Kung Fu Saloon
7. Kung Fu Saloon
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13 local reviews
716 W 6th St, Austin
Closed · Opens 4:00 PM
+1 512-469-0901
BarPoint of interestEstablishment
Ron & Hattie
Full bar (including their signature sake bombs) plus old-school video games, foosball & Skee-Ball.
Rashad
Grab a drink and play old school arcade games like NBA Jam or Pac-Man. Or try out some skee-ball, Jenga, ping …
Stephanie
Full bar (including their signature sake bombs) plus old-school video games, foosball & Skee-Ball.
7. Kung Fu Saloon
7. Kung Fu Saloon
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13 local reviews
716 W 6th St, Austin
Closed · Opens 4:00 PM
+1 512-469-0901
Ron & Hattie
Ron & Hattie
Full bar (including their signature sake bombs) plus old-school video games, foosball & Skee-Ball.
Rashad
Rashad
Grab a drink and play old school arcade games like NBA Jam or Pac-Man. Or try out some skee-ball, Jenga, ping pong, or Connect Four!
Stephanie
Stephanie
Full bar (including their signature sake bombs) plus old-school video games, foosball & Skee-Ball.
8. The Volstead Lounge
8. The Volstead Lounge
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17 local reviews
1500 E 6th St, Austin
Closed · Opens 5:00 PM
BarNight clubPoint of interest
Arden
DJ's play everything from Reggaeton and Cumbia to Old School Hip-Hop and Trap
Angela
The best DJs in town. If you're a 90s kid, you'll love this place. Old school and new school hip hop played fo…
Linda And Lia
5-star dive with good DJs and cocktails About 20 minutes walking, less than 10 on a bike!
8. The Volstead Lounge
8. The Volstead Lounge
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17 local reviews
1500 E 6th St, Austin
Closed · Opens 5:00 PM
Arden
Arden
DJ's play everything from Reggaeton and Cumbia to Old School Hip-Hop and Trap
Angela
Angela
The best DJs in town. If you're a 90s kid, you'll love this place. Old school and new school hip hop played for non stop dancing. Can chill …
Linda And Lia
Linda And Lia
5-star dive with good DJs and cocktails About 20 minutes walking, less than 10 on a bike!
9. Casa de Luz
9. Casa de Luz
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27 local reviews
1701 Toomey Rd, Austin
Closed · Opens 7:00 AM
+1 512-476-2535
GymHealthRestaurant
Erin
Crazy little vegan/health restaurant nestled in the trees. Home to a yoga studio and a private school, with a …
Michael & Luz
Tranquil macrobiotic cafeteria behind neighborhood Montessori school serves organic and vegan, breakfast, lun…
Heather
Vegan/Vegetarian restaurant cafeteria style. Very earthy atmosphere, those who love this place really LOVE thi…
9. Casa de Luz
9. Casa de Luz
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27 local reviews
1701 Toomey Rd, Austin
Closed · Opens 7:00 AM
+1 512-476-2535
Erin
Erin
Crazy little vegan/health restaurant nestled in the trees. Home to a yoga studio and a private school, with a strange almost cafeteria-like …
Michael & Luz
Michael & Luz
Tranquil macrobiotic cafeteria behind neighborhood Montessori school serves organic and vegan, breakfast, lunch and dinner. Menu changes da…
Heather
Heather
Vegan/Vegetarian restaurant cafeteria style. Very earthy atmosphere, those who love this place really LOVE this place.
10. The Skylark Lounge
10. The Skylark Lounge
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36 local reviews
2039 Airport Blvd, Austin
Closed · Opens 5:00 PM
+1 512-730-0759
BarNight clubPoint of interest
Aga & B
The only real old-school dive left in East Austin... you have to try the pizza!
Blaine & Rachel
Among the best old school live music venues in town. This place has soul and so do the artists that come thro…
Erik
Great local bar with very cheap drinks.
10. The Skylark Lounge
10. The Skylark Lounge
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36 local reviews
2039 Airport Blvd, Austin
Closed · Opens 5:00 PM
+1 512-730-0759
Aga & B
Aga & B
The only real old-school dive left in East Austin... you have to try the pizza!
Blaine & Rachel
Blaine & Rachel
Among the best old school live music venues in town. This place has soul and so do the artists that come through. Great blues and jazz eve…
Erik
Erik
Great local bar with very cheap drinks.
11. School House Pub
11. School House Pub
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28 local reviews
2207 Manor Rd, Austin
Closed · Opens 3:00 PM
+1 512-469-7630
BarRestaurantFood
Grace Marie
I'm a teacher, so naturally I flock to schoolhouses - esp if they serve beer and amazing treats. This is a bar…
Blaine & Rachel
School themed bar with excellent beer selection. Go eat the poutine fries smothered with braised short rib. …
Nancy
Airy, woodsy bar and eatery serving upscale pub grub, local brews on tap, school-themed drinks.
11. School House Pub
11. School House Pub
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28 local reviews
2207 Manor Rd, Austin
Closed · Opens 3:00 PM
+1 512-469-7630
Grace Marie
Grace Marie
I'm a teacher, so naturally I flock to schoolhouses - esp if they serve beer and amazing treats. This is a bar but they have an extremely le…
Blaine & Rachel
Blaine & Rachel
School themed bar with excellent beer selection. Go eat the poutine fries smothered with braised short rib. Go now.
Nancy
Nancy
Airy, woodsy bar and eatery serving upscale pub grub, local brews on tap, school-themed drinks.
12. C-Boy's Heart & Soul
12. C-Boy's Heart & Soul
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42 local reviews
2008 S Congress Ave, Austin
Closed · Opens 5:00 PM
+1 512-215-0023
Night clubBarPoint of interest
Brenda
Perfect for Blues Lovers! I love this place! Old school groovy.
Gwen & Richard
Sophisticated dive for soul, R&B (old-school), and jazz. Check out the hippest bathrooms around upstairs in th…
Karen
Amazing new live music venue
12. C-Boy's Heart & Soul
12. C-Boy's Heart & Soul
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42 local reviews
2008 S Congress Ave, Austin
Closed · Opens 5:00 PM
+1 512-215-0023
Brenda
Brenda
Perfect for Blues Lovers! I love this place! Old school groovy.
Gwen & Richard
Gwen & Richard
Sophisticated dive for soul, R&B (old-school), and jazz. Check out the hippest bathrooms around upstairs in the lounge.
Karen
Karen
Amazing new live music venue