Retail Roundup: Spicewood Area Shopping, Dining and Entertainment

Spicewood is just a short drive of 10 to 15 minutes from world-class shopping and dining at a few of Austin’s most popular shopping malls.

The Arboretum features more than 40 fine shops and restaurants, including Barnes & Noble, AZIZ Salon and Day Spa, Z Gallerie and Restoration Hardware, among many others. The Domain is another upscale shopping destination with 100 retail and dining establishments, such as an Apple Store, Anthropologie, Tiffany & Co., Neiman Marcus and more. The popular shopping mall also includes a Tesla Motors dealership for those looking to lead the vanguard of the new electric automotive movement.

Finally, Lakeline Mall is one of Austin’s biggest shopping destinations. With over 150 stores, shoppers enjoy a spacious mall including anchor stores Dillard’s, Macy’s and Sears, as well as American Eagle Outfitters, Bath & Body Works, Express, Foot Locker, Frederick’s of Hollywood, Gap, Image, Lakeline Day Spa, Lane Bryant, The Limited, Office Max, Old Navy, PetSmart, Ross, JCPenney, Brookstone, New York and Company, Yankee Candle and many, many more.

More than Just Great Shopping — Featuring Plenty of Popular Restaurants

Z’Tejas in the Arboretum is known for its beautiful Hill Country views, climate-controlled outdoor seating and a distinctively Austin menu featuring its famous chile relleno dish.

Local foodies also get together with friends over French onion soup, creamy spinach, Swiss pochette and a bag of fresh baguettes at La Madeleine, or maybe a roasted vegetable panini and a signature chopped salad of the Brio Tuscan Grille. A few other popular restaurants here include PF Chang’s China Bistro, The Roaring Fork, with its modern fresh southwestern flavors, Chuy’s for Tex-Mex fare, and a Cheesecake Factory.

At the Domain, McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood and Steakhouse is an area favorite. Fresh seafood flown in daily, aged steaks and a famous happy hour keep Domain shoppers and Spicewood residents coming back. Other savory selections at the Domain include Maggiano’s Little Italy, NoRTH, and the Daily Grill, to name a few.

Not to be outdone, restaurants at Lakeline Mall include Applebee’s, Chili’s, Frullati Café, Little Tokyo, Los Canarios Fine Mexican Cuisine, Phil’s Philly Grill, and Simon’s Sushi, among others.

Also nearby, the popular Alamo Drafthouse Lakeline movie theater is only moments to the north of Spicewood. It’s a date night favorite with 10 screens showing first-run as well as art house films, combined with full table and bar service within the theater.