2022 Readers Poll
2022 Critics Picks

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Men's Clothing

"Stag is classic and new." Henry Jackson

1423 S. Congress

Women's Clothing

"Great finds are to be had here!" Kristin Johnson

Uptown Cheapskate
3005 S. Lamar Ste. 110-A

photo by Zeke Barbaro

Vintage/Consignment Clothing

"Everyone that works here is so nice and helpful." Brandi Polanco

Room Service Vintage
117 E. North Loop

photo by Zeke Barbaro


"Cutest stuff and cutest store." Emmy Penders

Kendra Scott
1701 S. Congress


"An Austin classic." Richard Monsees

Room Service Vintage
117 E. North Loop

photo by Zeke Barbaro

Used Furniture/Antiques

"This is the King of Antiques and anything weird from pretty much any era." Emi Bell

Uncommon Objects
1602 Fortview

Garden Store/Nursery

"The easiest errand to talk a little kid into: mom needs plants, let's look at the goats!" Jennifer Graham

The Natural Gardener
8648 Old Bee Caves Rd.

photo by Jana Birchum

photo by John Anderson


"Friendly service, excellent selection, beautiful arrangements, reasonable price." Donna Bone

Freytag's Florist
2211 W. Anderson

Neighborhood Grocery

"Local, great staff, excellent organics, community oriented." Kerry Kittrell

Wheatsville Food Co-op
3101 Guadalupe, 512/478-2667
4001 S. Lamar, 512/814-2888

photo by John Anderson

photo by John Anderson

Farmers' Market/Farmstand

"Thai kits, empanadas, babka, cute babies, overstimulating amount of dogs, and excellent new public restrooms!" Arielle Kurkin

Texas Farmers' Market at Mueller
2006 Philomena

Local Food Brand

"I literally can't go a day without using their ghost pepper hot sauce. My partner and I now buy it by the gallon." EE Jarvie

Yellowbird Foods

photo by John Anderson

photo by Kimberley Jones

Local Nonalcoholic Beverage Brand

"Obsessed with this water." Monique Barajas

Waterloo Sparkling Water

Local Alcoholic Beverage Brand

"Excellent vodka and a generous contributor to the community and local nonprofits." Kristin Johnson

Tito's Handmade Vodka

photo by John Anderson

Liquor Store

"Always the most selection and staff is phenomenal." Maria Kempf

5775 Airport, 512/366-8300
4970 Hwy. 290 W., 512/366-8260
10515-K MoPac N., 512/342-6893
201 University Oaks Blvd. #600, Round Rock, 512/341-9066
9900 S. I-35, 512/280-7400
13015 Shops Pkwy., Bee Cave, 512/263-9981
739 Hwy. 71 W., Bastrop, 512/308-0250
3550 S. General Bruce Dr., Temple, 254/771-1518
10601 RR 620 N., 512/506-8316
12611 Hymeadow, 512/506-8401
166 Hargraves Ste. B-400, 512/432-0186
1013 W. University Ave. #200, Georgetown, 512/868-6696
13530 Ronald Reagan Blvd. #100, Cedar Park, 512/986-7681
1100 Hwy. 290 W., Elgin, 512/285-2741

Adult Store

"The greatest little shop for horny people in Austin." Jay Workman

Forbidden Fruit
108 E. North Loop

photo by Jana Birchum

photo by Jana Birchum

Smoke Shop

"dank af." Kai Arnett

Planet K
1516 S. Lamar, 512/443-2292
3227 S. I-35, Round Rock, 512/252-2080
9407 N. I-35, 512/832-8544
11657 Research, 512/502-9323
3700 Guadalupe, 512/371-1920
10938 Research, 512/342-9088
3111 E. Cesar Chavez, 512/247-2222
727 W. Stassney, 512/707-9069
10730 S. I-35, 512/233-4300
12701 Hwy. 71 W., Bee Cave, 512/263-9945
2409 Manor Rd., 512/474-2010

CBD Purveyor

"Super friendly staff. Always had a smile that you could see even thru their masks. And they really know their stuff." Ben Wolfe

2521 Rutland Ste. 150-A

photo by David Brendan Hall

photo by John Anderson


"Real recommendations by real readers. Use the handwritten shelf notes, or try asking someone! Never fails." Raele Ohana

603 N. Lamar

Pet Store

"The excellent employees, especially the delivery drivers. Those guys rock!" Barbarita Reiter

Tomlinson's Feed & Pets
908 E. 49½, 512/452-7021
5900 W. Slaughter #480, 512/276-2057
7301 RR 620 N. #110, 512/215-9242
2303 RR 620 S. #180, 512/344-9111
4211 S. Lamar Ste. A-23, 512/445-4549
200 University Blvd. #330, Round Rock, 512/863-7100
3300 Bee Caves Rd. #490, 512/306-1121
5716-B Burnet Rd., 512/531-9311
916-B W. 12th, 512/514-1881
11521 FM 620 N. #940, 512/284-9988
4815 W. Braker #500, 512/531-9220
3563 Far West #114, 512/291-7910
3421 N. Lakeline #210, Leander, 512/986-7482
2800 E. Whitestone Blvd. #235, Cedar Park, 512/260-8566
164 Belterra Village Way Ste. Y-400, Dripping Springs, 737/484-0107

photo by John Anderson

photo by Zeke Barbaro

Electronics Store

"I spend almost as much time at Precision as I do my own house. At this point, they are my family." Darrias Thomas

Precision Camera & Video
2438 W. Anderson Ste. B-4, 512/467-7676
9600 S. I-35, 512/243-6096

Sporting Goods

"Old school, baby!" Lori Glidden

Whole Earth Provision Co.
4477 S. Lamar, 512/899-0992
1014 N. Lamar, 512/476-1414

photo by Jana Birchum

photo by Jana Birchum


"If I’m not there once a week, check my blood pressure." Carole Lake

Dragon's Lair Comics & Fantasy
2438 W. Anderson Ste. B-1


"The store cat is pure happiness." Moriah Taylor

Dragon's Lair Comics & Fantasy
2438 W. Anderson Ste. B-1

photo by Jana Birchum

Arts and Crafts Store

"A candy store for artists." Laura Grimes

Jerry's Artarama
6010 N. I-35

Record Store

"An independent record store that is an Austin landmark." Vivian Goldman-Leffler

Waterloo Records
600-A N. Lamar

photo by John Anderson

photo by Zeke Barbaro

Austin Gifts/Souvenirs

"Everything you need to help pass on why Austin is so great to the world." Gabriel Olszewski

5502 Burnet Rd.

Monthly Subscription Box/Service

"Local company working with local farms. Win, win." Kelli Norman Stricklen

Farmhouse Delivery
9715 Burnet Rd. Bldg. 7 #400


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Shopping Wild Card

"Take Heart always has the most unique, exquisite, and serene treasures. Makes my heart flutter and my inner being swoon." Tina Bui

Take Heart
1211 E. 11th #100

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