19_Home SliceHome Slice:

Home Slice has been the heart of quirky South Congress dining for years. This pizza place is so popular that there is even a slice-to-go window. Families can call ahead to reserve a table and pizza, but make an evening out of it by enjoying garlic knots during the wait. There is a ping-pong table in the back (and excellent people watching) for entertainment.

boyHarrison’s TIP: You can see my favorite Austin building, the Capitol, as they cook your pizza.


TIP: Open Sun, Mon, Wed, Thurs 11 am-11 pm, Fri-Sat 11 am-12 am. Sit-down location closed on Tuesdays, but pizza by the slice is available daily at More Home Slice next door.
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Big Top:

Just down South Congress is Big Top. The candy selection includes popular favorites from the 1950’s to today. There is even an old fashioned soda foundation making homemade malts and floats. It is fun to spend an afternoon looking at the colorful selection of goodies while sipping on a Coke float.

TIP: Open Sun-Fri 11 am-7 pm, Sat 10am-8pm

Both located within 1100 ft of 1415 South Congress Avenue.