Our favorite restaurants, food trucks, and bars on Rainey Street.
September 22, 2023
Rainey StreetDowntown Austin
Four Brothers is a food truck selling popular Venezuelan street foods on Rainey Street.
Geraldine’s is a rooftop bar and restaurant at Hotel Van Zandt on Rainey Street with nightly live music.
July 27, 2023
Asador is one of our favorite spots for late night tacos on Rainey Street.
March 6, 2023
Standard Proof is a whiskey tasting room and cocktail bar on Rainey Street with Nashville-style hot chicken sandwiches.
March 2, 2023
Homie Fries is a trailer on Rainey Street that serves fries with a variety of toppings.
December 15, 2022
The Stay Put is a brewery on Rainey Street with two patios and a cozy lodge-like interior.
December 13, 2022
NADC Burger sells smashburgers out of a small window in the back of Idle Hands on Rainey Street.
October 19, 2022
Salvation Pizza on Rainey Street is your best bet for a place to sit down with a big group and watch whatever big game is on, all while eating pizza.
September 16, 2022
Lucille has one of the largest backyards on Rainey Street and two separate bars, all of which make it a good spot for big groups and impatient people.
Clive Bar was the first Rainey Street bar and has a great mezcal bar located in a shack out back for when you want to escape the crowd inside.
Half Step is a cocktail spot on Rainey with bars both inside and outside, both of which serve the kind of drinks that take five minutes to make.
Tommy Want Wingy is both a Tommy Boy reference and a food truck at Lustre Pearl on Rainey Street serving lollipop wings with nine different sauces.
Little Brother is a tiny spot on Rainey with just a few bar stools - head here for a cocktail or a coffee depending on the time of day.
With a massive patio and over 200 beers on draft, Banger's on Rainey Street is one of the best spots in Austin for outdoor drinking and eating.
Fresh Gyro Halal is a tiny trailer making excellent gyros on Rainey Street.
Spicy Boys makes some of the best fried chicken sandwiches in town.
The Tipsy Alchemist is a gimmicky and fun cocktail bar on Rainey Street with expensive cocktails that are pretty good.
Stagger Lee is a bar on Rainey Street that also has some pretty good barbecue.
Placeholder Tiki Bar serves tiki drinks out of a renovated bungalow on Rainey Street.
Anthem is a great place to start your night out on Rainey Street.
September 12, 2022
Emmer & Rye’s seasonal small plates and beautiful space make it one of our favorite restaurants for a special occasion, and the best reason to visit Rainey Street.
August 4, 2022
Via 313 serves Detroit-style pizza from a food truck on Rainey Street.
June 6, 2022
Downtown AustinRainey Street
Idle Hands is a bar/restaurant with a Havana/tropical bent on Rainey Street.
September 18, 2020
Bummer Burrito is a trailer on Rainey Street serving burritos with Fritos and jalapeno poppers in them.
March 9, 2020