Eclectic and convenient Austin neighborhood near Mueller
Windsor Park is an eclectic Austin neighborhood with convenient access to highways and public transportation. The neighborhood is bound by I-35 and Highway 290 to the northeast of Downtown Austin. Windsor Park is a hip area located close to the cultural, commercial, and dining hub of Mueller. Housing options in Windsor Park include attractive ranch-style properties mostly built between the 1950s and 1970s alongside newer single-family homes and condominiums.
What to Love
- Convenient location and transportation
- Relaxed residential vibe
- Bartholomew Park and Swimming Pool
- Close to Mueller
People & Lifestyle
Windsor Park is home to many young families and professionals, as it’s a relaxed residential neighborhood with convenient access to other Austin areas. Many residents get around by bike. Nearby Mueller is a cutting-edge planned community built on the former site of Robert Mueller Municipal Airport. Mueller’s parks, attractions, offices, and retail centers are easily accessible from Windsor Park.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
Windsor Park offers a great selection of locally run restaurants, cafes, bars, and shops. Hank’s Austin
is a neighborhood favorite, with a large menu of all-day diner fare including tasty burgers, fried chicken sandwiches, pasta dishes, and vegetarian options. Cenote
serves a wide range of American-style breakfast, lunch, and dinner eats alongside French pressed coffee, wine, and 12 beers on draft. The menu includes a variety of specialty burgers, sandwiches, salads, and tacos.
Windsor Park residents are spoiled for choice when it comes to grabbing a good burger. Other options in the neighborhood include Hill-Bert’s Burgers
, P. Terry’s Burger Stand
, and an original 1950s Whataburger
. Paco’s Tacos
is an excellent Mexican spot with flavorful empanadas, tacos, and specialty salsa. For drinks, head to the laidback Knomad Bar
or the funky circus-themed Carousel Lounge
Windsor Park is located close to the thriving hub of Mueller, where you can find big-box stores, restaurants, and an H-E-B for groceries. Mueller’s vibrant dining scene includes many trendy eateries. Enjoy traditional Texan ranch food and seasonal cocktails at Contigo, sublime Italian cuisine at L’Oca d’Oro, authentic hand-pulled noodles at Xian Sushi & Noodle, and refined omakase tasting courses at Kyoten Sushiko.
Things to Do
Bartholomew District Park
spans 57 acres and offers many facilities and amenities. The park has a disc golf course, baseball and softball diamonds, and courts for basketball, tennis, and volleyball. There’s also a children’s playground, nature trails, picnic areas, and large fields for playing all kinds of games and sports. The star attraction of the park is Bartholomew Pool
. This outdoor aquatics facility features fountains and splash pads, pools with sloped floors for kids, two water tube slides, and a 25-yard lap pool with a diving board.
Nearby Mueller offers plenty more to see and do. Mueller Lake Park
spans 30 acres with an open-air amphitheater, playgrounds, picnic areas, and trails surrounding a picturesque lake. The Thinkery
is a hands-on museum in Mueller for children with many fun science exhibits. Morris Williams Golf Course
is an 18-hole public course in Mueller with challenging contours and amenities, including a driving range, putting greens, and a clubhouse.
Windsor Park is zoned to the Austin Independent School District. Highlights include:
- Harris Elementary School, Public, PK-5
- Blanton Elementary School, Public, PK-5
- KIPP Austin, Public (Charter), K-12