Retail Roundup: Avery Ranch Area Shopping, Dining and Entertainment

Avery Ranch residents enjoy the convenience of abundant shopping and dining within minutes of home.

For groceries, there are 2 large HEBs within a 2 or 3-minute drive. Also in the immediate area, The Shops at Avery Ranch feature several small businesses, including a Tropical Smoothie Café, an optometrist and eye care office, a hair salon, Quiznos and a dentist office.

In addition, several popular restaurants are located at The Shops at Avery Ranch, including Hunan Ranch for delectable Chinese food and sushi, The League Kitchen and Tavern known for its delicious grilled salmon, mouth-watering club sandwich and savory NY Strip Steak, or Tony C’s for the best local Coal-Fired Pizza.

Hundreds of Stores and Restaurants within Minutes of Home

Justminutes away, 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, Fredericks’ of Hollywood, Gap, Image, Lakeline Day Spa, Lane Bryant, The Limited, Office Max, Old Navy, PetSmart, Ross, and many, many more.

Restaurants at the 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. In addition, teens are attracted to the mall’s extensive food court, movie theater and other retail shops like Hollister and Abercrombie & Fitch. Families appreciate the wide range of stores catering to children and children’s needs such as the Disney Store, Build-A-Bear Workshop, Carter’s, The Children’s Place, Rooms To Go Kids, and Inflatable Wonderland, a bounce house park.

Also within just a few minutes drive, the expansive 1890 Ranch shopping center has more than 70 stores and restaurants. For great deals and last-minute items, there’s a SuperTarget, Hobby Lobby, Bealls, and Academy Sports and Outdoors, as well as dozens of other retailers.

A popular choice for shopping or a night out, local parents often drop off the kids at the shopping center’s Adventure Kids Playcare and then take in a movie at the Cinemark Movie Theater, followed by a family dinner at one of the several locally owned or popular restaurants such as Buffalo Wild Wings, Longhorn Steakhouse, Takara Sushi or Rosie’s Pho Asian Noodles. For dessert, there are plenty of choices to satisfy even the most demanding sweet tooth at Baskin-Robbins, YoYo’s Frozen Yogurt, Nothing Bundt Cake or Gigi’s Cupcakes.

Austin’s Best and Neighborhood Favorites

Built on the strength of this area’s popularity, a few renowned eateries originally from other parts of Austin have also opened up in this growing neighborhood. Most notable are the Waterloo Icehouse, which continues to serve the finest soup, salads, sandwiches and burgers in town, as well as Z’Tejas, the local leader in bold, robust and uniquely flavorful southwestern cuisine.

To work off the calories, folks in the area go to Fitness 19 Gym at the corner of Avery Ranch Boulevard and Parmer, which offers state-of-the-art cardio equipment, circuit training, free weights and a kid’s room.

With so many luxuries to enjoy in the Avery Ranch community, residents here make sure they take full advantage of the thriving businesses and popular hotspots that make this neighborhood unique.