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Lyft lists some of Austin's most requested destinations

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Lyft is releasing a list of Austin's most requested drop off spots of the year.

Austin’s 2017 Lyftie award recipients.


  • Most Visited Restaurant: Torchy's Tacos
  • Most Visited Bar: Cheer Up Charlies
  • Most Visited Event Space: Alamo Drafthouse
  • Most Visited University: University of Texas
  • Only in Austin: Bangers Beer Garden
  • Trending Destination: Native Hostel Bar and Kitchen

“The Lyfties represent the unique cultures of over 32 cities across the U.S., and show that Lyft riders intrinsically love local. Our 2017 Lyftie award recipients are a huge part of what makes Austin Austin,” said Aaron Fox, General Manager of Lyft Austin. “We love being able to tell the story of how Lyft is an integral part of the community, especially by contributing to local businesses.”

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