When you want a fancier place to start your night - or a quieter place to end it - head over to the Hotel Van Zandt and get a cocktail at their outdoor bar by the pool. You’ll get beautiful city views, drinks made from fresh juices and infused liquors, and a chance to actually sit down. If the crowd is too tame and you’re in the mood for more, just head back down to Rainey Street. Or cannonball into the pool.
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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.
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.
Get the best pizza in Austin from this food truck in the back of a craft beer bar on Rainey Street.
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G’Raj Mahal is easily some of Austin’s best Indian food, and our favorite place to eat on Rainey Street.
Lustre Pearl has one of the bigger footprints on Rainey Street, with multiple levels and bars inside.
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