Austin, Texas: The Oasis: Big Lakeside Restaurant

Sprawling multi-tiered restaurant overlooks Lake Travis, caters to tourists and events. Spacepod a minor photo op in the grand scheme of things.

The Oasis on Lake Travis

Address:
6550 Comanche Trail, Austin, TX
Directions:
About 10 miles west of Austin.
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Space Pod.

The Oasis Space Pod

West of Austin, on a bluff overlooking Lake Travis, you'll find The Oasis. It's a tourist complex, with shops, bars and a monolithic restaurant built on several levels with views of the lake.

There are a lot of bronze statues around, but they're generic and common elsewhere. A little more rare is the Space Pod sitting on the way to the parking garage (we've seen those in Florida and Idaho). A veteran diner told us it had been at the Oasis as a popular photo op for many years.

[RoadsideAmerica.com Team, 06/03/2015]

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