Where to Drink in Austin
Collected by Tommy Alexander, AFAR Staff
3001 Industrial Terrace, Austin, TX 78758, USA
1300 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704, USA
Jo's Coffee sits on a prominent corner in the vibrant, always-busy South Congress shopping district. Jo's serves coffee (from Austin local Cuvee Coffee), drinks, beer, baked goods, salads, and sandwiches. This is more than just a coffee shop—stop...
7020 Easy Wind Dr, Austin, TX 78752, USA
Owned and managed by a cooperative made up of its workers and the community, Black Star Co-op supports fair wages, sources its ingredients from local farms, and elects its governing board democratically. Sound strident? It isn't: It manages...
2034 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78704, USA
The oldest original bar in South Austin, since 1965. You will fall in love with this "beer joint," as it is as Texas as it gets. Laid back and filed with regulars and new visitors alike, "The Shoe" has cold beer and a great Shuffleboard...
408 Josephine St, Austin, TX 78704, USA
House Wine has live music, an amazing selection of wines that is constantly evolving, delicious cheese plates, empanadas and desserts and beers that are mainly locally sourced with a few Belgium ciders. Not to mention it is laid back, cozy and has...
100 W N Loop Blvd Unit G, Austin, TX 78751, USA
Crafted cocktails and local beer. The Tigress is a cozy neighborhood bar in the North Loop strip. Oh, that White Port Sangria, so refreshing and delicious! If you like Zombies, they show the New season of the Walking Dead every Sunday at 8pm....
1209 E 11th St, Austin, TX 78702, USA
A restaurant and specialty grocery store located in the old Hillside Drugstore building beautifully restored using original pharmacy cabinetry. It's hip, it's cozy, it will challenge your taste buds and it's the perfect way to start your evening...
1950 S IH 35 Frontage Rd, Austin, TX 78704, USA
I think that the Whip In is my favorite place in all of Austin. Anyone who knows me can probably guess this. I am biased, as our house is only a few blocks away (and I often joke that the main reason we bought the house was its proximity to the...
1505 Town Creek Dr, Austin, TX 78741, USA
Where else can you get real Texas pit BBQ, flapjacks, Hamm's Beer, and hot coffee all in one joint? Right here baby! Throw in the full bar and live music and you've got yourself a real Austin original. It's open 24 hours, and there is always a...
1025 Barton Springs Rd, Austin, TX 78704, USA
Where to go for a great drink and authentic Mexican food? Austin. Add a great patio to the mix and you've got El Alma. Try their creative libations, like the Piñarita, a frozen margarita with tequila-marinated pineapple puree and coconut milk and...
1411 E 7th St, Austin, TX 78702, USA
Takoba has two full bars, in the dining room and one in the great patio, in addition to their bar at Cantina El Milamores. All three of the bars boast the largest Mezcal selection in Austin, as well as an extensive selection of Mexican and Latin...
609 Davis St, Austin, TX 78701, USA
Sit back and enjoy live music and a great drink at Clive. Like a cabin carved out of the deep Colorado woods, Clive is cozy and non-pretentious, and it delivers a solid drink menu that will keep you happy. Must try: La Otra Palabra: Ilegal Joven...
3508 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78704, USA
Come to Reds Porch for a drink at the balcony, overlooking the beautiful Greenbelt, or for Happy Hour in one of their awesome outdoor areas and soak in the fresh air, or to watch your favorite team and enjoy their Texas Draft beers and tasty...
114 Linden St, Austin, TX 78702, USA
Lustre Pearl had me immediately upon entry, with the neon sign above the fireplace reading 'ici tout est bon' (here, all is good). The space is hugely appealing, especially the exterior with ping pong tables and rocking chairs galore. With bars...
500 San Marcos St #105, Austin, TX 78702, USA
Full espresso bar. 39 taps of craft beer. Breakfast, sandwiches, bar snacks, and charcuterie. All in one place. If you appreciate good coffee and prefer to sip it slowly, savoring every bit of the dark brew, you are in the right place! If you know...
4729 Burnet Rd, Austin, TX 78756, USA
Nothing accompanies a great pizza pie like a perfectly brewed pint of beer, and the folks over at Pinthouse Brewery have mastered this combo. The beer tanks lining the entrance will lure you in, while the smell of the perfect pizza, baked with...
3003 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78704, USA
With five locations all over town, you are never too far from the best pancakes, breakfast and/or weekend brunch in Austin. Pair them with a bottomless cup of Fair Trade coffee and you will be well and ready to get your day started! If you have...
1305 W Oltorf St, Austin, TX 78704, USA
They’ll do 5 “Always” beers and 5 “Sometimes” beers. So, some beers will always be on tap. And some will come and go. The food menu, just like the beer, focuses on craft and quality. But over half our menu (from pizzas, salads, and sandwiches)...
1608 Barton Springs Rd, Austin, TX 78704, USA
Slow-smoked Barbecue and award-wining beer, what else could you ask for?! Opened in 2007, Uncle Billy’s Brew and Que is located on Barton Springs Road...just a walk away from Zilker Park and a few minutes from downtown. Whether you’re catching a...
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