The Bar Guide

The Bar Guide

The Bar Guide Listings

Central Austin

Located in the heart of Hyde Park, this shop provides the finest artisanal cheeses, charcuteries, and boutique wines and craft beers. Visit their...

A newer addition to the burgeoning North Loop neighborhood, offering well-made classic and contemporary cocktails, utilizing fresh ingredients. Visit their...

Slip away from the busy downtown to the more subdued Fino. You know the cocktails are going to be good when the beautiful bar holds court right in the center of the...

Nestled in North Austin, but with all the downtown charm. Handcrafted cocktails, with a little English flair. Visit their website...

This wine bar’s old century vibe makes for the perfect night out. Cozy glow, with a wall stacked of wine. The menu is just as decadent. Visit their...

Downtown

The definition of sophistication, this lounge offers the finest wines, spirit, and cocktails just steps from the capital. Visit their...

Dedicated to playing dance music with integrity, this bar dance club features themed dance nights including Gritz and Gravy Thursday nights and Foot Loose Friday nights....

Elegant small plates with over 300 wine selections, perfect for pairing. Can’t decide which wine to taste? Try one of their delicious wine flights to see which you...

A hidden gem off 17th and Guadalupe that makes each night one worth leaving the house for. The interior features revolving work from local artists and their menu boasts...

With a classic Old Hollywood feel, the bar has evolved into a more relaxed setting that is only become an onsite bar, but also a fully functioning hostel. Their menu is...

Named after the mustache and stocked with drinks named after great mustached men, this bar is a laid-back, fun-loving atmosphere, a welcome respite from the Sixth Street...

Perfect place to grab a drink a enjoy some of the best live music in Austin. Visit their website for more information.

In the middle of W. 6th St., providing a true social dining and lounge experience. Visit their website for more information.

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Located in the middle of downtown, this is a great place to come for drinks, watch sports, and people watch on 6th St. Visit their ...

Tequila is king, but the knowledgeable bar staff knows how to use everything from its impressive bar. One of the best selections of Mezcals in town. Visit their...

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New American Style in the heart of Austin, with a cozy atmosphere, you will have a hard time choosing between the delightful cuisine and over 100 wine selections.

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Whether you’re a vintage-inspired fashionista or just a bar-goer looking to experience a night that is genuine and original, the Swan Dive offers a memorable step...

Not to be held to a particular style, but located above the nationally acclaimed Elephant Room, Swift’s Attic is the definition of unique. With more than 24 brews on...

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This place has been offering live Jazz music in the basement since 1991 and is still a local hotspot. Come in any night for live music and a full bar with over 20 drafts...

This has been a lively addition to Austin’s nightlife scene. From the sexy secret bar to the more subdued living room area, count on fun people watching to an...

East Austin

Feel right at home with the relaxing ranch-style atmosphere and munch on some comfort food favorites. Visit their website...

Lots of art, slightly bohemiean, but not short on Texas charm. Take a step back to the pre-World War era mixed with contemporary innovation. Visit their...

Bar snacks have never tasted as good as they do at Easy Tiger, a bake shop and beer garden on the East end of the bustling 6th St. The spirits list is a beer lovers dream...

Located in the heart of the east sixth street arts + entertainment district, what happens here stays here. Not just a bar, Hotel Vegas offers selected shows and events....

This is the type of place that commandeers your night—in the best possible way. Once you walk through the front gate, you’re encouraged to take a seat and stay...

The newly renovated Liberty Tavern is all about Texas. Featuring the best local brews and Southern spirits, the tavern aims to give visitors a uniquely Austin experience....

Rooted in down home tradition, comforted by your favorite selections, not leaving anything up in the air. Visit their website for more...

A cozy spot on the East side with good drinks, a jukebox and nice outside patio for lounging.

 

Approachable, casual, with a little bit of vintage glamour all wrapped in one. A large patio outside, perfect for those fall Austin nights. Visit their...

 Open 7 days a week with live bands every night, there is always the chance to have some fun. Visit their website for...

A little New York vintage in the east side of Austin. Of the 108 varities of cocktails, all separated by category, the only question left is “shaken or stirred?...

Rainey Street

This backyard bar is the place to be on game day. Ice cold beers on tap and specialty cocktails flow as you root on your favorite teams. Visit their...

Bungalow is a hidden oasis amongst the Rainey Street district serving up 20 beers on tap, happy hour specials, food, and good vibes all around. Visit their...

Nestled in the middle of Rainey Street with white leather bar stools and wooden interiors, offering a unique menu with cocktails for any occasion. Visit their...

Craft Pride proudly serves Texas made beer with 54 taps, 2 casks, and represents 20 different breweries. Beer not your thing? Craft also has a small wine list for Texas...

A Rainey Street staple with a dedicated and passionate staff. You can’t help but feel at home in their wood-paneled walls and wine glass chandeliers. Whether you...

With drink names like the Porch Swing and the Prairie Flower, it’s even harder to resist Javelina’s southern charm. The wrap around bar and outside patio will...

Lucille is a charming renovated lounge bar in the Austin Rainey Street district that offers a dog-friendly patio and two full-service bars. Visit their...

Backyard benches, mason jar lights strung through the trees, nestled on a up and coming street in Austin. This house might have been transformed into a bar, but it hasn't...

This modern gem on Rainey street offers sophisticated twists on classic dinner dishes as well as a full-service bar on the patio in the evenings. Visit their...

This Victorian designed house turned bar has preserved its classic look and has a great backyard that hosts concerts for many local musicians. Visit their...

South Austin

With famous customers like Coach Taylor from Friday Night Lights, Black Sheep Lodge is a great scene for watching the game or simply relaxing with a beer in their outdoor...

 Put on those dancing shoes and prepare for a true honkey tonk experience. Two-step behind some historic figures such as Dolly Parton and Willy Nelson. Visit their...

If you’re looking for some high-energy karaoke and a diverse crowd to witness your singing debut, Ego’s is the place. This dive karaoke bar is located at the...

Electric and eclectic, true to Austin style, and the themed happy hour days just add to the fun. Food is provided by Luke's Inside Out. Visit their...

 Just south of where the Colorado River passes through Austin, the bungalow-style feel provides the perfect getaway. Visit their...