30 "Birthdays" restaurants in Austin.
An adventurous Japanese restaurant we love so much we’d consider buying property nearby.
Emmer & Rye’s seasonal small plates and beautiful space make it one of the better places for a special occasion dinner.
The single best overall BBQ experience in Austin (which isn’t actually in Austin) is The Salt Lick.
Sway is a very fun and excellent spot for Thai food, best enjoyed with a big group.
Le Politique in Downtown Austin is a place to see, be seen, and eat some great French food.
If you’re planning a big night out, Olive & June has food, drinks, and a patio that won’t disappoint.
Excellent seafood in an Instagram-ready environment. The only catch is you’ll have to pay mightily for it.
You'll find one of Rainey's best courtyards at the Container Bar, where you'll be surrounded by shipping containers and lots of people day drinking.
ATX Cocina downtown has one of the longest tequila and mezcal lists in the city and serves some great Mexican food.
Come to Buffalo Billiards on Dirty Sixth with your whole crew, grab a beer, and play everything from pool to Buck Hunter.
Punch Bowl Social in The Domain is everything you dreamed about as a kid - there’s bowling, skeeball, pinball - along with a bar for the adults.
Spin Downtown has more ping pong tables than any other place in town so come here with friends, grab a few drinks, and get awkwardly competitive.
Head to Vespaio on South Congress to celebrate with great - but expensive - Italian food, or head to Enoteca Vespaio next door for a more casual night