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2023 Critics Picks

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Men's Clothing

“Best men’s clothing by a mile is Stag. Great people too.” Art Fufkin

1423 S. Congress

Women's Clothing

“Great selection of unique clothing. Love the selection of UT gear as well.” Sandra Salazar

Blue Elephant
4001 N. Lamar #510

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photo by John Anderson

Vintage/Consignment Clothing

“Top Drawer is like a living time capsule, with treasures beyond your wildest dreams, and all profits going to help our friends & neighbors right here in Austin!” Calais Morgan

Top Drawer Thrift
4902 Burnet Rd.

Bridal Shop

“Their team is so encouraging, helpful, and not pushy!” Sarah Wolf

701-D S. Lamar

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“Great selection of new and classic looks. I love discovering new artists. And the charm bar is amazing!” Ellen Fenwick

Eliza Page
229 W. Second

Furniture/Home Goods

“Custom options, current but not trendy, natural look and feel.” Sunny Graham

Four Hands
2090 Woodward

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Used Furniture/Antiques

“Same groovy shop, just closer to my house now! Great finds and frequent flea market bonus now outside.” Ginger Stevens

Uncommon Objects
1602 Fortview

Garden Store/Nursery

“Great loyalty program as well as selection and extensive grounds to roam!” Peter Mueller

The Natural Gardener
8648 Old Bee Caves Rd.

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“Their flowers live longer! Their service is great.” Joleen Jernigan

Freytag's Florist
2211 W. Anderson

Neighborhood Grocery

“Love all the good Wheatsville does in our community – not to mention they have all of my go-to vegan snacks/necessities!” Julia Barron

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

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Farmers' Market/Farmstand

“Best and better flow at the new location.” Melissa Hart

Mueller Farmers Market
2006 Philomena

Local Food Brand

“I literally keep a tiny bottle of habanero and serrano on my person at all times.” Taylor Wallace-Riegel

Yellowbird Foods

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Local Nonalcoholic Beverage Brand

“Who gets excited when they come home with a new Waterloo flavor they haven't tried before?” Suzanne Pittman

Waterloo Sparkling Water

Local Alcoholic Beverage Brand

“GREAT vodka from a company that truly cares!” Yvette Lara

Tito's Handmade Vodka


Liquor Store

“Dollar days should be an official Austin holiday.” Alyse Ramirez

Twin Liquors
1000 E. 41st, 512/451-7400
519 E. Seventh, 512/476-9982
8030 Mesa, 512/346-1861
3652 Bee Caves Rd., 512/327-0315
5505 Balcones, 512/323-2775
850 N. Bell Blvd., Cedar Park, 512/335-4244
12400 Hwy. 71 W., 512/402-0333
701 Capital of Tx. Hwy. S., 512/347-1299
Main office: 107 W. Stassney, 512/442-8550
3925 Market St., Bee Cave

Adult Store

“Got my first dildo there 20 years ago. Still works great 👍” Sarah Statham

Forbidden Fruit
108 E. North Loop

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Smoke Shop

“Planet K for life!” Shayda Torabi

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

"Have you stepped inside ?? Not even a competition because everything there is flawless." – Clair Cole

2110-E S. Lamar

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Pet Store

“Amazon who? Tomlinson's will do same-day delivery without charge. If you do shop IRL, the staff is so lovely and helpful, you'll buy things for pets you don't have.” Sarah Pendley

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

Pop-Up Market

“Overwhelming and awesome.” Marion Costello

Blue Genie Art Bazaar
6100 Airport

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“Best stock, events, and staff. Enduring.” Al Widdifield

603 N. Lamar

Electronics Store

“More bang for your buck.” Mike Soden

Discount Electronics
4005 W. Parmer, 512/983-9989
1001 S. I-35, Round Rock, 512/637-7051

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Sporting Goods

“This is our pre-camping and occasionally gift-buying stop many times a year.” David Papas

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

Comics/Fandom Store

“It feels like a comic/game convention every time I walk into the store.” Vasken Sayre

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

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photo by John Anderson

Game Store

“Their community outreach and store events organizer Mike Hong looks out for every one of our communities. Roxy always always always welcomes you with a smile.” Joon Yee Chuah

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

Arts and Crafts Store

“They offer a large selection of high-quality art supplies and top-notch customer service. A fun place for a creative date!” Kayla Cobble

Jerry's Artarama
6010 N. I-35

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Austin Gifts/Souvenirs

“Eclectic merchandise, friendly service, and they do their part to Keep Austin Weird!” Sharon Reed

5502 Burnet Rd.

Subscription Box/Service

“Consistently easy to order and the produce is fresh. The tastes remind me of eating at my grandma's house as a kid.” Kimberly Corona

Farmhouse Delivery
9715 Burnet Rd. Bldg. 7 #400

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Shopping Wild Card

“Not only is their shop great but they do so much to help support the local LGBTQ community.” Reannon Overbeh

The Little Gay Shop
1902 E. 12th

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