The Oldest Restaurant In Austin Has A Truly Incredible History

With over 150 years of continued operation, it’s no surprise that the oldest restaurant in Austin is loaded with truly incredible history. Scholz Garten isn’t just the oldest restaurant in Austin; it’s the oldest restaurant in Texas! Built in 1866 by August Sholz, this gigantic German-style beer hall has satisfied schnitzel cravings for generations. This incredible restaurant was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1979, and it’s the perfect spot to celebrate everything from a wedding proposal to a Longhorn victory.

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