Located near Downtown Austin, The University of Texas, and the Mueller Development, Manor Road stands as one of Austin’s most iconic and unique business districts. Manor Road offers its residents and visitors a diverse and unique selection of restaurants, bars, theater venues, outdoor patios, and retail stores; Manor Road businesses and services attract individuals and families for both daytime and nighttime activities. The Manor Road District has participated in the Souly Austin program since 2015; in early 2016, the group formalized and successfully formed their district merchants association.
The Manor Road Merchants Association’s (MRMA) members include in.gredients, Vortex Theater, Hoover’s Cooking, Dai Due, Unit-D Pizzeria, Roscoe Properties, School House Pub, Nui Organics, SnoCo, Sugar Mama’s Bakeshop, Haymaker Austin, Eastside Café, Thunderbird Café, Clean Sweep, among others. The MRMA Board of Directors meets regularly and is continually seeking opportunities to attract patrons to Manor Road through events and project implementation. This year, MRMA launched “Manor Mondays”, an event where the last Monday of every month businesses along the corridor activate their spaces and offer specials. The district has been able to collaborate with organization with whom they share similar goals including Yellow Bike and Bike Austin. Furthermore, the district inaugurated its Manor Road Gateway bike rack in collaboration with Souly Austin and Public City.