Bars

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

The 24 very best bars in Austin
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The 24 very best bars in Austin

At King Bee Lounge, order the decadently delicious frozen Bee's Knees, made with gin, local honey, lemon juice—served with edible flowers

Great sports bars in Austin
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Great sports bars in Austin

Expect big screens, great eats and cheap beer 

Amazing wine bars to visit in Austin
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Amazing wine bars to visit in Austin

From bistros to educational vin studios, these spots serve excellent red, white and bubbly

The best cocktail bars in Austin
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The best cocktail bars in Austin

Despite being a college town where booze flows, Austin was once a cocktail desert

Eight fabulous hotel bars in Austin
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Eight fabulous hotel bars in Austin

Number one: Geraldine's, inside Hotel Van Zandt, known for crafting seasonal cocktails 

Where to date in Austin

The most wonderful and weird themed bars in Austin
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The most wonderful and weird themed bars in Austin

As if Rainey Street isn't enough of a circus, Unbarlievable is embracing the Big Top with a circus-themed bar

Where to drink the most over-the-top cocktails in Austin
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Where to drink the most over-the-top cocktails in Austin

These will make for wonderful icebreakers and proper date chatter. Cheers!  

The best happy hour deals in Austin
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The best happy hour deals in Austin

Just in case your date goes super well... You don't want to break your wallet—now do you?

Awesome hidden bars and speakeasies in Austin
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Awesome hidden bars and speakeasies in Austin

Impress your partner with these hidden spots—including one with a secret bookcase entrance.  

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

Score a date here!

Super-fun karaoke bars in Austin
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Super-fun karaoke bars in Austin

Head to the Highball with a date to enjoy one fo the recurring theme nights—Motown Monday, for example.

Where to drink your favorite cocktail in Austin

The 10 best Bloody Marys in Austin
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The 10 best Bloody Marys in Austin

One sip of expertly mixed tomato juice, vodka and hot sauce—not to mention a slew of hefty garnishes—and you're good to go

Where to find the 10 greatest margaritas in Austin
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Where to find the 10 greatest margaritas in Austin

Here in the sunny Texas capital, we drink our weight in quality margaritas all year round

Drink delicious Irish coffee at these Austin spots
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Drink delicious Irish coffee at these Austin spots

At Nickel City, try the Frozen Irish Coffee: a frosty blend of Tullamore D.E.W. Irish whiskey, coffee liqueur and cream

The best mocktails in Austin
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The best mocktails in Austin

With the rise of alcohol-free libations, you don't have to nurse a Topo Chico while your friends pound shots at the bar