Far West Austin
What It's Known For
FAR WEST AUSTIN
Far West Austin is what we call a “hidden gem” in plain sight. Don’t be fooled by the name—the neighborhood is actually relatively central, close to the University of Texas campus. Parking is a breeze in your neighborhood, and there’s even a UT shuttle directly from the area for easy commutes!
TO DO IN FAR WEST AUSTIN
There’s plenty to eat, do, and see within minutes of home base in Far West. Head to Austin Terrier for bistro-style pizza, soups, and sandwiches—and as the name implies, your furry friends are welcome on their dog-friendly patio. There’s also a Torchy’s Taco’s close by, and the general consensus here is that the queso is hard to beat. Saffron is also a crowd-pleaser, serving up crave-worthy Nepalese fare.
Shopping and thrifting in the North Loop and Hyde Park are easily accessible, and you’re just down the street from your favorite chain retail and restaurants at The Village and North Cross Mall.
APARTMENTS IN FAR WEST AUSTIN
An ideal area for students seeking more affordable rent than you can find in West Campus, North, or Central Austin, the Far West neighborhood is a no-brainer spot to check out if you want the most bang for your buck. Get the scoop on all of the best places available now with free help from a local apartment locator!
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