Austin Neighborhood Guide:

Allandale

Looking for serenity AND easy access to all the city has to offer? This is the place.

Walk score: 54
Transit score: 42
Bike score: 72

Public Schools
Gullett & Wooten Elementaries, Burnet Middle School, Lamar Middle School & Fine Arts Academy, McCallum High School & McCallum Fine Arts Academy, and Lanier High School

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The Allandale vibe

Think of Allandale as the best of both worlds: You can enjoy quiet, tree-lined streets and a true sense of community. But quick access to major roads also eases your commute almost anywhere in greater Austin. While Allandale is a well-established neighborhood, buzzy restaurants and other hip, new businesses feel right at home, too.

the roots of Allandale

Like Crestview, Allandale is an Austin neighborhood that first started to flower in the mid-20th century. One of its central roads, Bullard Drive, is named after the Realtor who played a key role in developing the area.

Allandale real estate

Allandale homes are usually around 1,700 to 3,000 and sit on big lots.

Eat and Drink in the
Allandale Area

Our favorite stops for caffeine, conversation or telecommuting: Monkey Nest, Thunderbird and Pacha Organic Cafe.

One of our favorite neighborhood spots in Allandale is Epicerie. You’ll find us on the patio for both lunch and dinner (and those beignets!). You can even grab some gourmet groceries to go. The acclaimed restaurant Barley Swine also recently moved to the area, or you can opt for more casual choices like the Peached Tortilla and Chi’lantro. Bringing the kids? Hit Phil’s Ice House for burgers.

Get
Outside

Allandale residents get active at Beverly Sheffield Northwest District Park, a huge park that boasts amenities including pools and tennis courts. They can also explore the Shoal Creek Greenbelt.

Neighborhood
Landmarks

The Frisco Shop opened in 1953 and was one of the first Austin restaurants to integrate.

Built in the 1940s, the shopping center Allandale Village on Burnet Road is still a hub of the area today.

Fonda San Miguel has been a favorite special occasion spot for Austinites since 1975, because of both its interior Mexican food and its colorful design.

Where We Find
‘Our Austin’

With only a handful of tables, La Cocina de Consuelo is the real deal when it comes to Mexican food. Lisa says it’s the next best thing to eating at her grandma’s house.

Be sure to check out our picks for the nearby Crestview neighborhood, too!

what our clients say:

Exceptional

Lisa was exceptional to work with. She was professional with me from start to finish and I really liked her approach on assessing my needs.

I will recommend Lisa to my friends and colleagues not only because of her professional and experience, but because of her great understanding of the Austin market. Lisa's team exemplified these qualities as well and made my life very during my search and final transaction. Kudos to Lisa, Helen, Colby and Jenna!

Costa Belezos

2016-09-12T13:04:11+00:00

Costa Belezos

Lisa was exceptional to work with. She was professional with me from start to finish and I really liked her approach on assessing my needs. I will recommend Lisa to my friends and colleagues not only because of her professional and experience, but because of her great understanding of the Austin market. Lisa's team exemplified these qualities as well and made my life very during my search and final transaction. Kudos to Lisa, Helen, Colby and Jenna!

Amazing Person

Lisa is a truly amazing Realtor and person! We will certainly be recommending her to any of our friends or colleagues in Austin.

Nicole and Ian Smith

2016-09-21T11:33:45+00:00

Nicole and Ian Smith

Lisa is a truly amazing Realtor and person! We will certainly be recommending her to any of our friends or colleagues in Austin.

A Powerhouse

Lisa is so much more than a real estate agent. She is a powerhouse of useful information. She's an ongoing friend and advisor, she's a network that leads to new friends, and superior service companies. And finally, she's an expert, whose intelligence, focus, calm, and courage create success for those lucky enough to work with her.

Julia

2016-09-12T13:42:11+00:00

Julia

Lisa is so much more than a real estate agent. She is a powerhouse of useful information. She's an ongoing friend and advisor, she's a network that leads to new friends, and superior service companies. And finally, she's an expert, whose intelligence, focus, calm, and courage create success for those lucky enough to work with her.

February 2021

I chose Lisa Muñoz due to her frankness and no-nonsense attitude in our initial telephone conversation, and I'm very pleased I did. She and her team expertly guided this first-time homebuyer through the insanity of the pandemic-era Austin real estate market and got me into the condo in NW Austin I was looking for much more quickly than I had hoped for. I particularly want to praise Latoya Fladger for her quick responses to my requests and Helen Gregg for getting me through the closing without losing my mind. These are experienced professionals who have seen it all, and I absolutely recommend them to any first-time buyers.

Ben N.

2016-09-21T11:31:17+00:00

Ben N.

I chose Lisa Muñoz due to her frankness and no-nonsense attitude in our initial telephone conversation, and I'm very pleased I did. She and her team expertly guided this first-time homebuyer through the insanity of the pandemic-era Austin real estate market and got me into the condo in NW Austin I was looking for much more quickly than I had hoped for. I particularly want to praise Latoya Fladger for her quick responses to my requests and Helen Gregg for getting me through the closing without losing my mind. These are experienced professionals who have seen it all, and I absolutely recommend them to any first-time buyers.

December 2020

We feel so fortunate to have been referred to Lisa Muñoz by a friend of ours. Lisa and her team, Helen, Colby, and Alicia, are truly the BEST! Lisa was there for us every step of the way, and we really appreciate all the help she has given us. Lisa completely exceeded our expectations of an agent, and we always felt so comfortable and well taken care of. Lisa helped us make our dream of becoming homeowners a reality here in Austin. We really cannot thank her enough for everything she has done for us! We are very excited to be moving into the house next week. We will be referring Lisa to EVERYONE we know as she is the best!

Shannon H

2016-09-21T11:32:37+00:00

Shannon H

We feel so fortunate to have been referred to Lisa Muñoz by a friend of ours. Lisa and her team, Helen, Colby, and Alicia, are truly the BEST! Lisa was there for us every step of the way, and we really appreciate all the help she has given us. Lisa completely exceeded our expectations of an agent, and we always felt so comfortable and well taken care of. Lisa helped us make our dream of becoming homeowners a reality here in Austin. We really cannot thank her enough for everything she has done for us! We are very excited to be moving into the house next week. We will be referring Lisa to EVERYONE we know as she is the best!

referral program

We welcome and are honored by your referrals.
We go the extra mile to show our gratitude for referrals with special perks at our appreciation events and little treats all year long, such as our Thanksgiving pie delivery.