Apartments Near Waterloo Ice House Apartments in Austin
Austin apartment residents know that there are certain places in Austin that you must go if you want to be considered a real member of the community, and they'll tell you that if you're looking for a good meal, along with some of Austin's best music, then one of your best choices is The Waterloo Icehouse. Home to some of Austin's best food, best music and best ambiance since for over 30 years, if you haven't been to Waterloo, you can't really call yourself an Austinite.
Serving Austinites since the 70s, Waterloo has always been a popular spot for young business people who hop in and grab a quick lunch while chatting with friends, or for young music fans to gather before a big concert. It's chill, relaxed vibe is perfect for those looking for a casual, delicious meal, without all the high-class frills of many of the restaurants along sixth.
Just because the place isn't upscale, doesn't mean that food isn't delicious. There most popular items on the menu are their fresh, real beef hamburgers, which come in a variety of styles, including a guacamole bacon swiss burger, a peppercorn blue cheese burger, with a refreshing peppercorn sauce and blue cheese crumbles, a mushroom swiss burger, and even a Texas Chiliburger, slathered with cheddar cheese and fresh chili. They also have a surprisingly vast array of chicken sandwiches, with almost as many options as the burger, so you chicken fans out there need not fret. Sandwiches not your bag? No big deal, you can try one of their delicious tacos, made with any kind of meat you could imagine, from grilled chicken, to sirloin steak, to pulled pork, even catfish, which is served with tartar sauce, shredded cabbage, and carrots. If you're in the mood for something lighter, there's plenty of salads, soups and baked potatoes to keep even the strictest vegans appeased.
One of the things that made Waterloo a household name, however, was the music, and over the years many big names have graced this restaurants humble stage. No matter what location you choose, you're sure to find some great live music playing, mostly local bands, homegrown right here in Austin.
If you're looking for a way to sample some of the best casual dining in Austin, while also enjoying some great live music, you can't get much better than the Waterloo Icehouse. An Austin landmark since 1976, Austin apartment residents have made this their choice for a fun evening out, or a relaxing lunch for years, and probably will for many more.