Bars

Whether you’re looking for a cocktail or a beer, use our guide to find the best bars and drinking in Austin

Austin's top tiki bars
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Austin's top tiki bars

Travel to the tropics with an umbrella-topped drink.

Meet the winners of the 2018 Time Out Austin Bar Awards
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Meet the winners of the 2018 Time Out Austin Bar Awards

Now go buy ’em a drink.

10 Bloody Marys you need in your life
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10 Bloody Marys you need in your life

Austin's best Bloody Marys are killing the brunch game.

The 11 best Austin bars for singles
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The 11 best Austin bars for singles

Because Tinder doesn't serve drinks.

Drink in semi-secrecy at these 10 speakeasies
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Drink in semi-secrecy at these 10 speakeasies

These watering holes may be hard to find, but they're worth the hunt.

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Check out this hidden wine bar
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Check out this hidden wine bar

Apt 115 feels more like a private party than a public bar.

Three spots launch a new happy hour
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Three spots launch a new happy hour

Including an old Austin diner.

Ping pong club SPiN opens downtown
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Ping pong club SPiN opens downtown

It's part bar, part social club.

Four new happy hour spots to try
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Four new happy hour spots to try

"We don't need another happy hour spot," said no one ever. 

Austin's best bars

Dive bars
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Dive bars

If dark, grungy, homey and cheap are your style, you've come to the right place. 

Rooftop bars
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Rooftop bars

Get elevated at the best of the best rooftop bars in town. 

Wine bars
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Wine bars

We round up the best places to go for red, white and bubbly.

Cocktail bars
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Cocktail bars

Settle in at the classiest cocktail bars in town.

Hotel bars
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Hotel bars

You don't have to be a guest to take advantage of these watering holes. 

Craft beer bars
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Craft beer bars

Sour, hoppy, stout, bright, malty—these beer bars have it all.

Dating in Austin

Austin's best winter dates
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Austin's best winter dates

When all you want is a warm body to cozy up to.

Our favorite first date ideas
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Our favorite first date ideas

Dating in Austin is rough enough—be sure you nail that first date.

15 things that happen to you while dating in Austin
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15 things that happen to you while dating in Austin

A sweat ’stashe is totally normal.

These are the top make-or-break Tinder spots
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These are the top make-or-break Tinder spots

We've come up with a few spots to guarantee a good time—even if your date is a train wreck.