Once a boutique decor shop, Aviary traded in its quaint treasures and furniture for bottles of wine and seriously good small plates. Wise choice: the wine bar and restaurant is now a bonafide South Austin gem and a date night hot spot. Stop by for glasses (or bottles) of red, white and bubbly from their extensive list, paired deliciously with food menu items like the Aviary ‘ramen’ egg or the Porkbelly (soubise, soy-braised oyster mushrooms and basil).
Austin is a great city for booze. That shouldn’t come as a huge surprise, what the city’s penchant for hard rock and harder partying, but the bar scene here really needs to be experienced to be believed. Cocktail bars, dive bars, hotel bars, rooftop bars, they are all here and they are all buzzing. What about wine bars in Austin? You better believe it. Oenophiles are in for a treat in Bat City.
The wine bar scene in Austin covers a whole lot of ground, from swanky downtown spots all the way to charming bistros serving up decadent bites with a glass of Burgundy by candlelight. If that scene doesn’t whet your whistle, we’re not entirely sure why you’ve clicked on an article titled ‘Best Wine Bars in Austin’, but that’s for you to work out. For the wine-friendly readers, make a beeline for these places, pronto.
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