Jolie + Ben

Austin |Texas

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Brunch

Magnolia Cafe
Austin classic breakfast food complete with tacos, open 24 hrs

Hillside Pharmacy
Delicious simple foods, served in an old pharmacy on the East Side

Kerby Lane Cafe
Another long time Austin classic, get the eggs francisco and ask about their giant pancakes of the day flavor

Tacodeli
Best breakfast tacos in town. Favorites: Jess Special, The Cowboy, and Papas, Egg and Cheese

Lunch

Noble Sandwich Company
Superb sandwiches specializing in pork cuts held together with bread

Chi'Lantro
Korean BBQ inspired food, get the kimchi fries and a noodle bowl

June’s All Day
Cute place in a good location on SoCo. Tapas-ish place and always good for breakfast foods

Terry Black’s
Jolie's favorite BBQ in town, this stuff if rich so don't over order. Oh, and once they sell out, they're out for the day. Also—brisket + ribs!

Supper

Patrizis
Delicious italian food
served on paper plates from
a food truck

Bufalina/Bufalina Due
Awesome authentic tasting thin crust pizza. Delicious flavor combos and a cozy small atmosphere. Go there early to snag a table

Trudy’s Mexican Restaurant
Get the fried stuffed avocado, 
chips + queso and a margarita

Perla’s
Oysters and other great seafood, a nice place to sit outside on a warm summer night

Treats

Lick
Has vegan ice-cream but it seriously has THE BEST unique flavors made using ingredients from local farms, inspired the Central Texas settings

Amy's Ice Cream
An Austin classic! Super rich, dense ice cream with all the add-ins you could want, smashed into it right before your eyes!

La Patisserie
Delicious macarons, eclairs
and other French treats

Bougie Donuts
Gourmet doughnuts and coffee,
with gluten free options as well 

Drink

Hotel San Jose Lounge
Boutique hotel with a lounge in the back, serves delicious things like frozen rose, and other great sips sitting right off South Congress

The ABGB
Urban beer garden with a fun atmosphere and plenty of tables

Mozart's Coffee
Number one has the best view as it’s located right on Lake Austin! You’ll find lots of people studying there, lovely outdoor area!

Radio Coffee & Beer
Nice coffee shop that has evening events an a good brew. Has sweet outdoor seating

Do

Barton Springs Pool
This local watering hole boasts a consistent water temperature of 70 degrees. A popular venue for year-round swimming, it measures three acres of natural spring-fed bliss

Hike & Bike Trail
Great place to take an early morning stroll and walk on the over-the-water board-walk and enjoy the view

Austin Bouldering Project
Excellent place to spend a few hours rock-climbing, it's got a brewery attached to it!

The Contemporary Austin
Has two portions, a gallery and Laguna Gloria (they have peacocks on the grounds here)—both are fun

Shop

South Congress Ave.
Big tourist attraction but is still filled with unique shops and the best view of the capitol

The Domain
Outdoor shopping mall for if you forget the shoes you wanted to wear to our wedding

Barton Creek Mall
Indoor shopping mall incase you forget the tie you wanted to wear to our wedding

Vintage Shops
Find the perfect one-of-a-kind souvenir from Texas in one of the many thrift shops. Avoid ones on South Congress as those are marked up, but still nice to browse

See

Mount Bonnell
Perfect place to get a sunset over the lake or an early morning sunrise

Texas State Capitol
Bigger and better than the US Capitol (like everything in Texas) it's worth the visit to see Ann Richard's hair in her portrait. Go girl!

Austin Public Library
Newest big addition to town, this place is architecturally beautiful, but also a nice place to go with kids

Zilker Botanical Gardens
Lush acreage in the middle of a busy and bustling city, a true escape into the beauty of nature