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A Guide to the Drag

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Whether you’re a student looking for something to do after class or an Austinite reminiscing around campus, Guadeloupe Street, coined “The Drag,” is the central spot to spend your time. From food to fashion, The Drag is your place!

Check out our top recommendations below!

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Home to a few fan favorites, Space 24 Twenty houses local pop-up markets, live music, delicious food options, and other fun events. If you’re looking to grab a bite to eat or a cup of coffee stop into one of the options listed below!

Founded by three friends with the belief that food brings people together, the warm and inviting atmosphere of Cava on Guad serves healthy and satisfying Greek pitas and bowls. The pick and choose bar-style ordering offers something for everyone, no matter your dietary restriction. 
 

🗓 MON–SUN | 10:45AM–10PM
📍 2426 Guadalupe St, Austin, TX 78705

Located only in Austin, and absolutely pet-friendly, Lucky Lab Coffee is a campus favorite coffee shop serving coffee, tea, southern hospitality, and pastries from scratch.
 

🗓 MON–FRI | 6:30AM–5PM
🗓 SAT & SUN | 7:30AM–5PM
📍 2426 Guadalupe St, Austin, TX 78705

Left Wing, a recent addition to the Drag, serves up fresh fried chicken and beer on tap. With over 360 locations in Korea, their motto, “Good Food, Good Times,” brought their franchise to Austin as one of two locations currently in the U.S.
 

🗓 MON–SUN | 11AM–10PM
📍 2416 Guadalupe St, Austin, TX 78705

More Food and Drink Options

Austin born and Austin raised, Kerbey Lane’s homestyle diner is an absolute favorite among all Austinites. The establishments are 100% family-owned and serve sustainably sourced food as one of Austin’s pioneering restaurants in the farm to table movement.
 
Kerbey Lane serves a variety of cuisine styles, perfect for any time of day, and offers both Vegan and Gluten-Free options
 

🗓 MON–SUN | 24/7
📍 2606 Guadalupe St, Austin, TX 78705

Having served 6th street for over 25 years, Ropollos finally opened their second stand-still location on the drag. Their pizza, typically bought by the slice, is fresh and authentic–and if nothing else, wonderfully friendly. 
 

🗓 MON–FRI | 11AM–12AM
🗓 SAT & SUN | 11AM–1AM
📍 2604 Guadalupe St, Austin, TX 78705

Shopping

A recent addition to The Drag, Miss Behavin recently opened a new location away from their roots in Mississippi to expand their fashion to the students of UT and the Austin public.
 
This boutique-style shopping brings the current LA trends, but a unique experience encouraging you to make your fashion art.  
 

🗓 MON–SAT | 10AM–8PM
🗓 SUN | 11AM–7PM
📍 2322 Guadalupe St, Austin, TX 78705

With almost 15 years under their belt, a mother and daughter duo bring fashion consisting of “laid-back Austin style with cool LA edge.”
 
The store sells the clothing of numerous popular brands and is staffed with fashion-forward enthusiasts, including an in-store denim expert. 
 

🗓 MON–SAT | 10AM–7PM
🗓 SUN | 12PM–6PM
📍 2346 Guadalupe St, Austin, TX 78705

The Co-op is the number one go-to for game day apparel, UT merch, and Texas trinkets and souvenirs. From t-shirts and sweaters to rompers and dresses, The Co-op has it all!
 

🗓 MON–FRI | 9AM–8PM
🗓 SAT | 9AM–7PM
🗓 SUN | 10AM–6PM
📍 2246 Guadalupe St, Austin, TX 78705

Special Mention

If you’re looking to explore Austin nightlife, be sure to check out Hole in the Wall, as recently visited by and featured on Jimmy Fallon!

This venue has been on The Drag since 1974, and is the perfect place to stop by for an evening or even afternoon of drinks, live music, and a lot of history. 

Looking for more?

If you’re looking for something else to do around campus or better yet, around Austin, be sure to check out UNATION for all the best events going on.

Be sure to follow the Stuff to Do in Austin Instagram and Facebook pages to keep up with any last-minute event changes, special happy hours, and so much more!

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