Hula Hut is an Austin classic that’s tacky in a way that most people should be able to appreciate. The Hawaiian theme is aggressive, and the frozen drinks are basically alcoholic slurpees. And while the Tex Mex is definitely not winning them any awards any time soon (or ever), that’s not why you’re here. You’re here to hang out on their patio, which is located on top of Lake Austin.
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