Sweetbriar Neighborhood Guide


Sweetbriar is an ethnically diverse, working-class neighborhood in south Austin adjacent to I-35. Lots of ranch-style homes here with large front and back yards, and shopping centers and casual restaurants.

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Sweetbriar is a middle-class neighborhood with strong ethnic, especially Hispanic, influence. Lots of large families. Also apartments with reasonable rates.

Proximity to I-35 means access to the city and points south and east, and to the shopping centers and restaurants along the interstate. But it also makes the neighborhood rather noisy and have lots of traffic.

Public bus routes through the neighborhood also provide access to downtown. Congress Ave., a major local thoroughfare, passes through the neighborhood and leads to the State Capitol.

The area itself has a lot of casual restaurants, particularly Mexican and burgers.

Taqueria Vallarta Jalisco

San Juanita Tacos

Taiwan Restaurant

Regal Metropolitan Stadium 14

Views From the Street

Skyloop Dr. Bramble Dr. and Cedardale Dr. Starbright Dr.
Treys Way Little Texas Ln.

Here's a short video slideshow of Sweetbriar:

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Real Estate and Apartments

Sweetbriar has many ranch-style, one- and two-bedroom homes, the majority built in the 1970s and 80s. There are also many apartment complexes in the neighborhood.

Sweetbriar Property Listings

Apartments in and near Sweetbriar

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