Eleven on 11th: Check Out

Eastside Yoga
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Eastside Yoga

If you are looking for somewhere to do yoga in Austin, look no further than Eastside Yoga (ESY). Owned and operated by our E. 11th Street neighbors, and fellow husband and wife team Steven Ross and Elsa Bui, it is only one block from the hotel. Check their website for class schedules.

Eleven on 11th: Check Out

Austin B-cycle
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Austin B-cycle

Didn’t bring a car to Austin or just don’t want to deal with downtown parking? Hop on an Austin B-cycle right across the street from Hotel Eleven. This bike sharing service is great way to easily navigate the downtown area, including the East side, and is available 24/7. Rates start as low as $8/day. Get on their website to find out how it works and for pricing options. P.S. There is another B-cycle station one block from the hotel!

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Slavonk & Hortus Terraria
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Slavonk & Hortus Terraria

Get your cacti fix right down the street at this terrarium studio. Offering workshops, solo and group builds as well as retail this shop givers you no excuse not to stop and smell the succulents.

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Tiny Taiga
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Tiny Taiga

This locally owned wellness shop offers groceries, books, gifts and an abundance of other goodies to promote natural health benefits.

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Olive
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Olive

Looking to buy some cool clothing or unique accessories during your stay in Austin?  Olive features a stock of artful independent design with everyday dressing in mind.  Owner Laura Uhlir will greet you with a smile and help you find something to remind you how much you enjoyed your trip! 

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Take Heart
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Take Heart

This charming little boutique a few doors down offers a “thoughtfully edited” collection of gifts and accessories, including art work from local artists. Owner Nina Gordon will help you find a great gift to take home.

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Mana Culture
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Mana Culture

Located in a quaint little house just down the street is another authentically Austin boutique. Mana Culture is a “one stop shop” selling fashionable accessories, wearable pieces of art and even organic spray tanning services.

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Charm School Vintage
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Charm School Vintage

The selection of ladies’ vintage clothing from this new addition to E. 11th Street (although not new to the East side—they’ve been here for 5 years!) is gorgeous yet affordable. They carry clothing from just about every era, and make it timeless and wearable. They also carry crystals and jewelry from small, independent designers and apothecary products.

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Kenny Dorham's Backyard
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Kenny Dorham’s Backyard

This outdoor music venue is named for legendary jazz trumpeter Kenny Dorham, whose last home in Austin is just down the street. The venue hosts live music, art events, flea markets, and is home to some great food trailers including JuiceLand. Check their website or Facebook page for upcoming events.

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Victory Grill
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Victory Grill

Across the street from Hotel Eleven is a music venue that’s been around since the end of World War II. The Historic Victory Grill opened in 1945 as a gathering place for African-American soldiers returning home from the war. Over the years it played host to music legends such as BB King, Etta James, Billie Holliday and James Brown. Still a live music venue (although no longer serving food), check out their Facebook page for performances when you are in town.

Eleven on 11th: Check Out

Texas State Cemetery
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Texas State Cemetery

You might be surprised to find a cemetery on this list, but the Texas State Cemetery is worth a visit. The beautiful grounds are located just a few blocks east of the hotel, and are the final resting place of Texas governors, legislators, judges and other legendary Texans including Stephen F. Austin.

Eleven on 11th: Eat & Drink

Franklin Barbecue
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Franklin Barbecue

It really is worth the wait! In addition to simply the best brisket we’ve ever tasted, Franklin Barbecue has a super friendly staff that helps make the sometimes three-hour wait go by more quickly.

Eleven on 11th: Eat & Drink

Old Thousand
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Old Thousand

Old Thousand offers a modern twist to classic Chinese dishes which is only made better by craft drinks and a cool ambience. Our favorite? Brisket fried rice with beef from another of our East Austin neighbors, Micklethwait.

Eleven on 11th: Eat & Drink

Blue Dahlia Bistro
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Blue Dahlia Bistro

You’ll feel like you are in a bistro in Europe when you are served beautifully arranged and delicious sandwiches, meats, cheeses, and soups at this East side gem. Try their lovely outdoor patio hidden in the back of the restaurant.

Eleven on 11th: Eat & Drink

Hillside Farmacy
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Hillside Farmacy

Set in a beautifully restored former pharmacy, this restaurant stays true to its “farm fresh” mantra, serving everything from local cheeses to quail. If you like oysters, you are in for a treat here!

Eleven on 11th: Eat & Drink

Paperboy
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Paperboy

Eat like a local at one of Austin’s most popular food trailers. Enjoy a homemade sunny side up brioche and a fresh cup of coffee. We promise it wont disappoint!

Eleven on 11th: Eat & Drink

Nickel City
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Nickel City

  • 1133 E. 11th St.

Just two doors down you will be sure to find any number of delicious libations to wet your whistle. This neighborhood bar with a whisky focus will be accompanied by Delray Cafe, a Detroit style food trailer.

Eleven on 11th: Eat & Drink

Quickie Pickie
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Quickie Pickie

Part convenience store, part café, part beer joint, Quickie Pickie allows you to choose from over 20 beers on tap, eat delicious snacks, and buy the toothpaste you forgot to pack. Yep, it’s hard to believe you can find all this in one place!

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Micklethwait Craft Meats
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Micklethwait Craft Meats

Franklin’s isn’t the only great barbeque joint located in our little neighborhood. Just a few blocks in the other direction is Micklethwait Craft Meats. Although their name may be a mouthful, you’ll be glad when you get a mouthful of their simply divine smoked meats, including brisket, lamb sausage, beef and pork ribs, chicken and pulled pork. Everything here is homemade, including the sauce, all sides, bread and desserts (doesn’t a homemade moon pie sound incredible?).

Eleven on 11th: Eat & Drink

Thai Kruefha
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Thai Kruefha

Another awesome food trailer,Thai Kruefha, located right across the street at Kenny Dorham’s Backyard. The perfect takeout option for both veggie and meat lovers alike.

Eleven on 11th: Eat & Drink

East Side Pies
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East Side Pies

A thin, crispy crust topped with homemade sauce and locally sourced toppings shows why this East side favorite has been satisfying Austinites’ craving for New York style pizza for many years. And they deliver!

Eleven on 11th: Eat & Drink

J & J Spirits
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J&J Spirits

Conveniently located right next door to Hotel Eleven, J&J Spirits has been an East side institution since 1968. Formerly owned and operated by twin brothers Harold and Howard Joseph (whose picture still graces the wall), new owners recently have taken over the business, and continue to dole out the charm of the neighborhood’s locally-owned liquor store. J&J carries premium spirits, local beer, wine, cigars and specialty grocery and bar ware.