Welcome to Allandale
Relaxed urban neighborhood with hip eateries and a large park
Allandale is a relaxed urban neighborhood covered with mature trees in North Central Austin. Allandale has a traditional family-friendly atmosphere, featuring quiet residential streets, outdoor recreation at Beverly S. Sheffield Park, and a bustling commercial district along Burnet Road. Allandale also has a convenient central location within a 15-minute drive of Downtown Austin. Homes are typically updated mid-century single-family properties on large lots with manicured lawns.
What to Love
- Mix of urban convenience and suburban calm
- Burnet Road shopping and dining
- Ginny’s Little Longhorn Saloon
- Beverly S. Sheffield Park
People & Lifestyle
Allandale combines urban convenience with suburban calm. Burnet Road’s diverse businesses are within walking distance of the neighborhood’s homes, and 31-acre Beverly S. Sheffield Park is the neighborhood’s centerpiece with lots of relaxing greenspace and recreational amenities. Residents enjoy access to excellent public schools, and the neighborhood is ranked by Niche.com as the third-best in Austin for raising a family.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
There are many restaurants, bars, and coffee shops dotted along Burnet Road and the streets running off it. serves sophisticated interpretations of classic Mexican dishes in a colorful space modeled after a traditional hacienda. is another fine choice for authentic Mexican cuisine. This trendy modern spot pairs delicious tacos, tortas, and appetizers with an impressive selection of tequila cocktails and craft beer. adds an Asian fusion twist to Austin’s extensive choice of Mexican and Tex-Mex eateries. Try a flavorful Vietnamese-inspired banh mi taco paired with a creative whiskey cocktail.
is a favorite local gathering place with a patio area that serves as a fenced-in dog park. The menu includes exquisite cocktails and bar eats alongside a range of treats and snacks for your canine companion. offers a tempting selection of frozen treats, including innovative ice cream flavors and creative toppings plus delicious milkshakes and frozen yogurts.
on Burnet Road is a classic honky-tonk with a vibrant atmosphere, and many Austin country music legends have graced its stage. The venue hosts at least 10 bands per week and over 600 artists every year. There’s live music six nights a week plus a famous bingo game on Sunday nights.
Things to Do
Allandale’s is a colorful traditional celebration featuring floats and classic cars. runs through the heart of the neighborhood on its 11-mile journey to Austin’s iconic Lady Bird Lake. The Shoal Creek Trail follows the creek’s path, providing a picturesque pathway for cycling, running, or walking.
The sprawling greenery of is packed with trails and sports facilities. The park has basketball, tennis, and volleyball courts, eight baseball fields, and a pretty pond with two fishing piers. The park also has an aquatic center with an Olympic swimming pool and a smaller kiddie pool. The Olympic pool features 50-meter lap lanes, high diving boards, and a 12-foot diving well. The neighborhood also has multiple playgrounds and sports fields and courts at features a gymnasium, fitness studio, and other recreational amenities.
Allendale is served by the Austin Independent School District. Highlights include:
- Northwest Montessori School, Private, PK
- Gullett Elementary School, Public, PK-5
- Lamar Middle School & Fine Arts Academy, Public, 6-8
- McCallum High School, Public, 9-12