South Lamar is a neighborhood that is in south Austin, Texas. Residents who live in this community, but commute to work enjoy convenient access to major roadways like Ben White Boulevard/TX-71 to the south, and South Lamar Boulevard to the east. This neighborhood is made up of many single family homes as well as apartment and condo complexes.
Residents of South Lamar have their choice of many different restaurants and eateries in the neighborhood with a wide range of cuisines available. From Tex-Mex to subs, and Asian to American, everyone is sure to find something that whets their appetite.
South Lamar is known for its eclectic population, cool thrift stores, affordable eateries and funky dive bars. The neighborhood boasts parks and options for outdoor recreation (like hiking and swimming), for residents who like to stay active. The legendary dance hall The Broken Spoke was founded in 1964 and is located in South Lamar. It still offers nightly live music, and hosts iconic bands. Their state-of-the-art sound and lighting system draws in all sorts of artists. For example, the Dixie Chicks and George Strait have gotten patrons up and dancing in the past.