South CongressSouth Austin
Chapulin Cantina is a Oaxacan restaurant on South Congress with a broad menu that includes ceviches, tostadas, tlayudas, moles, and huge assortment of large format dishes.
Written byRaphael Brion
Ah Sing Den is a cocktail bar on East Sixth that’s named after a famous London opium den. Come here for cocktails, or to eat Asian bar food until late.
Written byMax Bonem
Little Deli feels like a trip back to a simpler time, when the perfect Italian sandwich or slice of pizza was all you really needed.
Written byJordan Haro
Perla’s is the best upscale seafood experience you can have in Austin.
When you want a late-night karaoke spot with a crowd that stays high energy all night, head to Ego's on South Congress.
Written byAdele Hazan
Billy’s On Burnet has lots of beer, plenty of TVs constantly playing sports, and a great burger. It’s a Packers bar.
Located in the backyard of one of our favorite bars, The Liberty, is East Side Kings, an Asian fusion food truck open late.
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.
Downtown AustinSouth Congress
Aussie’s off Barton Springs is one of the best places to hang out in the sun, there are people playing volleyball, drinks, and food.
Come to Buffalo Billiards on Dirty Sixth with your whole crew, grab a beer, and play everything from pool to Buck Hunter.
Ginny’s in North Austin is a great bar any night, but go on Sundays for Chicken Sh*t Bingo.
Parlor and Yard Downtown is a great game-day or day drinking options, with tons of seating, corn hole, bar snacks, and plenty of TVs.
Written byChelsea Bucklew
Rudy’s serves barbecue in a large space with plenty of seating at picnic tables.
The Liberty on East Sixth is half-dive bar, half-beer garden with an East Side King food truck parked out back.
When you just need to dance downtown, you go to Barbarella’s.
The food at Eberly isn't yet destination-worthy, but the place is worth stopping by for the people watching alone.
Written byKatherine Lewin
Head to White Horse for live country music and lots of dancing.
Written byMarisa Dunn
A swanky lounge-bar hybrid with palm trees, exotic cocktails and a pool.