Vespaio, a restaurant in the heart of South Congress, brings diners a menu inspired by local ingredients.  It has been a favorite for many Austinites for more than 15 years, and continues strong today. Order the Pappardelle Con Ragu Di Agnello with handmade pasta and Texas lamb, English peas and minted ricotta cheese, and you will quickly find out why.  Along with their favorite staples, they have daily specials which will win your heart.

TIP: Reservations available for first seating from 5:30-6:30PM on Sunday through Thursday. Private Dining Room available for larger parties.



South Congress Avenue is one of the funnest places to shop in Austin with high end jewelry to handmade clothing.  A few steps away from Vespaio, sits Allens Boots, one of the most popular stops for visitors and locals with amazing lines such as Lucchese Boots.  

TIP: Online shopping also available on the link above.



For those who like to support local endeavors, Parts+Labour is a great place to shop. Everything in the store is an item handmade and crafted by local artists, ranging from men’s tshirts, kid’s bibs to women’s jewelry.  Perfect for visitors and locals alike!

TIP:  Online shopping also available on the link above.


All 3 venues within 1500 feet of 1522 South Congress Avenue.

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