Allandale is an older, popular community in North Central Austin Texas. Like most older neighborhoods, the homes in Allandale have experienced many face lifts and upgrades. However, many renovations have either maintained the old Austin feel with some incorporation of a modern urbane look. Hot spots in the area include many of the resell shops Austin is known for and some great local dining such as Phil’s Ice House and Amy’s Ice Cream. Located near Burnet Road, the area benefits from the many resell and funky vintage shops that Austinites treasure. There is also a variety of art and pottery shops as well as some great dining, coffee, and wine bars in the area.