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Review for Madras Pavilion Austin by Nicholas
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One of the best all you can restaurants in Austin!
Review for Iron Cactus (North) by Austin
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I had a great experience with the staff! Plus they have really good Tex-Mex!
Review for Edis Chocolates by Holly
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Locally owned Edis Chocolates is a go-to-place for some of the best chocolates in town! They're famous for their gluten-free baked goods like their hazelnut amaretto torte or their peanut butter mousse cake.
Review for Maggie Mae's by Maggie
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Maggie Mae's has great happy hour prices, rooftop bar and live music! Perfect spot for a fun night in Austin!
Pros: Multiple levels, rooftop bar, young crowd & affordable prices
Cons: Parking is a headache - take an uber!
Review for The Alcove Cantina by Maggie
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Large food portions & great outdoor area with friendly service!
Pros: Outdoor patio or otherwise known as the "alcove lounge"
Review for Rollin Smoke BBQ by Jillian
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Rollin Smoke is one of Austin's best food trucks!

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About West University

Boundaries: Lamar Blvd. to Guadalupe St. and 38th St. to Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
The West University neighborhood of Austin, Texas is mostly a residential area made up of apartment, fraternity and sorority housing with a large population being in their early 20's. West Univerisity is interspersed with coffee houses and popular restaurants. Caswell Tennis Center is a large public tennis facility on the southwest side of the neighborhood and abuts a large green space that contains a Frisbee Disc Golf course, running trails, small swimming pool, volleyball courts and picnic facilities.

West University borders west of the University of Texas district, making West University a prime area for college students to live in Austin. Guadalupe Street is the largest thoroughfare of the area and runs the length of the neighborhood, next to the U.T. campus. Guadalupe Street is referred to as the "Drag" and has a number of shops and restaurants, as well as two large churches on its southern end.

The entire neighborhood is filled with large oak trees, historic homes and quaint cafes. It is definitely one of the preferred areas to live in for students of the University of Texas, as the campus is a short walk away. The availability of shops, restaurants, bars and clubs make it a lively entertainment area while still feeling at home.

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Events in West University

Art & Beer Night Market Austin!
on Thursday, 30 May, 6:00 PM
at The Brewtorium Brewery & Kitchen Find Tickets
6015 Dillard Circle, Suite A, Austin, TX 78752

Join us for the 1st Art & Beer Night Market Austin TX. with over 25 local artists displaying and selling their work, live music, food and beer at one of Austin's top breweries!  In addition, cast your vote night of for best display and favorite artist!

Mother's Kitchen

Mother's Kitchen

on Saturday, 13 Apr, 8:30 AM
at University United Methodist Church
2409 Guadalupe St, Austin, TX 78705

Mother's Kitchen partners with UUMC's Open Door Ministry the 2nd Saturday of each month to prepare and serve meals to over 200 homeless Austinites. No experience necessary!


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