Mark Weatherford
Food & Drink

The Best Bars in Austin Right Now

Updated On 12/11/2017 at 06:04PM EST

Nickel City

East Eleventh

Eastside neighborhood bar with cocktails and no-frills food
Travis Tober (former beverage director of VOX Table) and the Hunt brothers (of Via 313) joined forces and created a bar concept Austin was lacking: a non-pretentious neighborhood bar that serves “mixed drinks” and perfectly cheap/delicious bar food. The former Longbranch Inn has been scrubbed clean (thank God!) and staffed by talent you’ll recognize from Austin’s best bars. Expect classic and new school cocktails, as well as two house frozen drinks alongside one of the best whiskey selections in town. Plus, resident food truck Delray Cafe serves up tasty sliders, wings, and chili dogs.
 

Eamon Barrows

Seven Grand

Downtown

Low-lit, smoking room-style bar with hundreds of whiskey options
Here’s what you need to know: Seven Grand is from 213 Hospitality (the group responsible for many of the cool bars you’ll find in Southern California), and it’s got a truly insane collection of whiskies. Whether you want to drink a classic mint julep or an extremely rare Japanese whiskey by the ounce, this bar delivers, thanks to a dedicated staff of self-proclaimed whiskey nerds and a perfectly curated menu of whiskey cocktails. Pro tip: Join Seven Grand’s Whiskey Society for the opportunity to sip and learn about new spirits every week for a yearly flat fee.

Las Perlas

Downtown

Relaxed mezcaleria and cocktail bar
Seven Grand’s sister bar, Las Perlas, is also quietly creating educated and happy patrons of us. Like Seven Grand, they offer an educational drinking club, Mezcal Collective, wherein mezcal experts come in to have members taste and learn about the most mystical of liquors. Try one of their crave-worthy riffs on a margarita like the Poblano Escobar: pineapple and poblano peppers spiced with cumin and shaken with Vida mezcal.
 

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The Townsend

Congress District

Refined cocktails in a plush setting in the heart of downtown
Located across the street from the century-old Paramount Theater, The Townsend is creating elegant and restrained cocktails which reflect the vibe of the bar itself. You won’t find crazy shots or sugary concoctions here, but you will find seasonally rotating signature cocktails like the Ginger Smash, a lush blend of Fords gin, Berentzen Apfelkorn apple liqueur, lemon, ginger, cranberries, and sugar. This NYE, The Townsend is throwing its party Saturday night for those wanting to avoid the avalanche of amateurs. The bar has booked Frank Hannon (guitarist of Tesla) with The Jo Hell band, backing him up for a bluesy night of amazing guitars, and there will be specials on bubbles and select food.

Ego's

Ego's Lounge

Bouldin Creek

Dive known for karaoke and dirt-cheap drinks
Ego’s is the quintessential dive bar: no windows, crappy furniture, graffitied bathrooms, and a bar selection that discourages anything with more than two ingredients. But they are open every day from 11:30am to 2am, the drinks are dirt cheap -- seriously, you can hang out for hours and rack up a $20 tab -- and the karaoke is legendary. Every night, they host karaoke nights that inevitably turn into dance parties and sing-alongs, but you have to arrive early since the queue fills really quickly. Pro tip: You’ll find Ego’s in the bottom level of the parking of the 1970s' office building that sits at Riverside and South Congress.

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The Roosevelt Room

East Austin

Inviting, retro cocktail bar with hundreds of classic cocktails
The Roosevelt Room is special for multiple reasons: Owners Justin Lavenue and Dennis Gobis are both insanely talented and highly-respected bartenders who have managed to elevate the taste level of 20-somethings who party in the West Fifth and West Sixth bar district. The expansive menu of cocktails, organized by era from pre-1880 to modern day, offers a choose-your-own-adventure-esque playfulness to their creative, albeit accessible, menu of classic cocktails. Celebrate the season with the Huli Pau!, El Dorado five-year dark rum, coconut cream, pineapple, mint, tarragon, and peanut oil blended and served with butterfly pea power and a mini lei. The Roosevelt Room is knocking New Year’s Eve out of the park with a roaring '20s party from 8pm-2am with entertainment by the jazzy/soulful Nick Clark Quartet and a Champagne cocktail toast at midnight as you watch the Times Square ball drop via projector.

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drink.well.

Hyde Park

Modern drinks and casual pub fare in a cozy space
drink.well. is a model neighborhood bar: pitch-perfect cocktail menus season after season and solid food options in a cozy atmosphere. This season’s menu offers fresh and unique offerings like the Well Healed, a blend of blanco tequila, Espadín mezcal, fresh celery, Chareau Aloe liqueur, and lime. Unlike a lot of “bar fare,” you can pop in for dinner and actually leave satisfied; try the delicious 44 Farms burger and frites (house-made brioche bun, white Cheddar, bibb lettuce, tomato, pickles, house frites, pink peppercorn aioli). Spend NYE here for a bumpin’ ‘70s and ‘80s party featuring deep funk, soul, and disco playlists, retro cocktails with updated twists, and custom cocktails curated by owner Jessica Sanders.

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Backbeat

South Austin

Stylish atmosphere with creative cocktails and breezy rooftop
With neighbors like Ramen Tatsu-ya and Odd Duck, Backbeat is part of the newest wave of hot spots on this burgeoning strip of South Lamar. The modern retro digs and expertly curated wine selection are both standouts here, as is the cocktail menu: From the rich and nutty Velvet Elvis to the classically tropical Flight Risk, you’re bound to find something on the menu to match your personal taste. Speaking of taste, Backbeat’s small and enticing food menu has offerings such as cheese and salumi boards and Moroccan meatballs. In addition to the polished bar and lounge area, there’s a covered rooftop.

Kitty Cohen's

Kitty Cohen's

East Austin

Fun, ‘70s-inspired bar with lots of kitschy details
When Kitty Cohen’s opened, people who lived in the same East Austin hood rejoiced: Finally! A cool, retro-inspired bar with real drinks and a beautiful patio. The concept borrows from the 1970s Palm Springs aesthetic: There is a wading pool, kitschy flamingo wallpaper, and a soundtrack dedicated to the era. Hit up Kitty Cohen’s with a couple of friends and order the shareable (and cheekily named) Key Party: Waterloo gin, cucumber, lemon, sugar, and dry prosecco served in a vintage punch bowl. This NYE, Kitty Cohen’s is keeping it sexy with a Boogie Nights-themed party featuring DJ No Kids.

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Small Victory

Downtown

Tiny, classic cocktail bar with wide appeal
Hiding in plain sight, Small Victory is a second-story bar that feels like a basement bar. It can be found just around the corner from the Intercontinental Stephen F. Austin hotel, up a curved flight of stairs and behind a heavy wooden door. The interior is lined with a plush banquette and thoughtful touches like the dizzying kaleidoscope of fire hydrants and pigeons on the Dan Funderburgh-designed wallpaper. Highlights of the menu include the tightly curated list of classics -- adapted from OG bar books -- and the wine selection, hand-picked by owner Josh Loving. Despite its diminutive size, Small Victory serves classy bar bites: ham, charcuterie, and cheeses all selected for their high quality.

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Firehouse Lounge

Downtown

Completely red, classic cocktail den where the party starts late
Firehouse Hostel, housed in a former fire station, provides accommodations for travelers who don’t mind sharing a bunk bed, and the lounge downstairs provides a refuge from the pandemonium of Dirty Sixth. Enter the lobby of the hostel and slide open the bookcase to enter Firehouse Lounge which is (appropriately) painted red from floor to ceiling. Order from the menu of classic cocktails or call your poison -- either way the highly capable staff is going to take great care of you. Happy hour is from 5pm-8pm everyday: select classic cocktails and all wine is $6, and rotating draft beers are $4. This New Year’s Eve, expect Firehouse’s chill approach with complimentary bubbles toast and some live jams.

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Lala's Little Nugget

Brentwood

Christmas-themed bar that’s been around forever
Every city in America needs a Lala’s: a bar that’s both oddball and endearing and is capable of transporting you to another time. Also known as Lala’s Christmas Bar, it was named after its previous owner, Miss Frances Lala. You’ll almost always encounter silver-haired regulars who spend most nights perched at the bar with a Budweiser in hand, and they’re always happy to chat you up or tell a joke you just know they’ve told hundreds of time. So, order a beer or an Old Fashioned, put some cash into the jukebox, and revel in the warm weirdness that is Lala’s.

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Midnight Cowboy

Downtown

Swanky speakeasy in the heart of Dirty Sixth
Once part of Austin's red light district, The Midnight Cowboy pays tribute to its former brothel glory as a reservations-only, buzz-in cocktail lair, where clients are encouraged to flirt with staff as long as they abide by house rules. Reservations are for one or two hours, and there’s a two-drink minimum per guest. With so many expertly crafted cocktails to choose from -- some of which are even prepared table-side -- you can’t really go wrong. Ring in the new year with festivities that will include a cheese plate for the table, a Champagne toast, and a cocktail for $50 a head.

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King Bee Lounge

East Austin

Neighborhood gem with well-made cocktails and pizza
Not gonna bury the lede here: King Bee has fantastic frozen cocktails, fantastic pizza, and the best owners around. Colette Dein and Billy Hankey -- both formerly of Second Bar + Kitchen -- opened the doors to this place a few years ago, and much to our delight, the pizza parlor opened soon after that. What should you order now? This season’s fall-inspired frozen drink is bourbon based and tinged with apple and spices, and the pizza you NEED to get your hands on is the Squealer: a 14-inch pizza topped with garlic oil, aged cheese, ricotta, red onions, pickled shallots, garlic confit, prosciutto, and balsamic reduction.

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Whisler's

East Austin

Popular cocktail hangout with a large patio and legit mezcaleria
Whisler’s is easily the most popular cocktail bar in East Austin because it manages to pull off a chill, social atmosphere while serving some of the best cocktails in town. Whisler’s menu -- thoughtfully developed by the uber-talented bar team over months -- embraces the season’s flavors in stunning new ways. The perfectly balanced, low-ABV Stuck in Spain (vermouth, lemon, orgeat) is a current standout, but Whisler’s most popular drink is a take on the classic Old Fashioned; a balanced blend of rye whiskey, demerara sugar, and Angostura bitters. Upstairs you’ll find Mezcaleria Tobala with a nice selection of mezcal varietals served in tiny copitas with orange slices and chapulin (grasshopper) salt. Pro tip: Food truck Thai Kun on the back patio is one of the best food trucks in Austin. Order the crispy Thai-Kun fried chicken or the fiery beef panang curry if you dare.

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Weather Up

Central East

NYC-based cocktail concept in a two-story house with adjoining garden
Weather Up is a relaxed, grown-up spot to enjoy cocktails and conversation, which is probably why you’ll often spot (and inadvertently eavesdrop on) first dates. You can sit inside where copper light fills the room or on the garden-esque patio, sipping beer, wine, or cocktails like the tart, aromatic El Nacional (tequila, hibiscus grenadine, Bénédictine, fresh lime juice, and rosewater) or their signature happy meal: a shot of house-made “fireball” and a Lone Star. Chef Kristine Kittrell has made Weather Up much more than just a cocktail bar, but a great spot for brunch and dinner. We love the indulgent Benedict (biscuit, poached eggs, Hollandaise, ham, and greens).

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Half Step

Downtown

Skilled bartenders serving a small drink menu in a low-key bungalow
Controversial opinion: Half Step is the best bar on Rainey Street. The baby blue house has a sparse, moody interior reminiscent of a 1930s' era church you might find in the deep South. At the bar, the staff quickly and flawlessly measures drink components, and while the menu often has just a few suggested cocktails, the bar team can make any classic cocktail under the sun -- just don’t commit a faux pas by ordering a bull blaster. If you’re looking for a no-fail pick, go with the refreshing Prescription Julep (cognac, rye whiskey, mint, and sugar). Half Step’s 4th Annual NYE Extravaganza will feature local soul outfit Roxy Roca indoors, with a Champagne toast, for $25.

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Garage

Downtown

Circular, cement cocktail bar tucked in a parking garage
In the great Austin tradition of opening bars that are hard to find, we have Garage -- the low-lit, former valet office nestled in the parking garage on 5th and Colorado that's marked with a neon blue sign. Their most popular drink is the sweet and herbaceous former official drink of Austin, the Indian Paintbrush (vodka, rosemary, grapefruit) but we love their take on a Penicillin (Earl Grey Scotch, more Scotch, lemon, ginger, honey). Feeling fancy? Garage has an impressive collection of Japanese whiskies.

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The Jackalope

Dirty 6th

Punk rock, no-frills joint with solid drinks and eats
There are now two Jackalope locations, each with their own charms. The one on Sixth Street is a gritty, punk rock refuge from Sixth Street’s bro circus, known for huge, tasty burgers and magically hangover-preventing waffle fry nachos. The Jackalope South Shore on East Riverside is a new, renovated location with curved booths, a giant disco ball, a huge circular bar with draft cocktails, and the greasy-yet-delicious bar fare you know and love. And rest assured: the giant, saddled jackalope has been cloned and is getting lot of action at Jackalope South Shore.

The Little Darlin'

The Little Darlin'

South Austin

Low-key patio bar with an impressive food menu
Little Darlin’ exists in a bar and lounge desert off William Cannon, just East of I-35; the sprawling yard is sprinkled with picnic tables and laid-back South Austin residents celebrating the fact that the work day is done over cold Lone Stars. The most remarkable thing about The Little Darlin’ is its menu; rarely does one find restaurant-quality bites and dishes at a neighborhood dive bar, but Russell Dougherty (former executive chef of Little Barrel & Brown) has brought his talents to eager patrons. The fried chicken sandwich filled with sweet and sour coleslaw, Duke’s mayo, and served with shoestring fries is a solid go-to, but if you only have one thing, get the burger -- made with pickled red onion, red-eye mayo, American cheese, and bacon, its flavor rivals the best burgers in Austin, including Launderette’s acclaimed la plancha burger.

Banger's Sausage House & Beer Garden

Banger's Sausage House and Beer Garden

Downtown

Dog-friendly spot with 100 beer taps and house-made sausage
Banger’s is the place to be for weekend day drinking with your crew. Dogs are welcome, there is seating for days, the menu is chock-full of house-made sausage and delicious sides, oh… and with over 100 beers (and 50 canned!), this place has the third-largest draft system in Texas. The lively vibe at Banger’s is reminiscent of German beer halls with its long picnic tables (indoors and out) and beer as far as the eye can see. It’s tough to choose with this much sausage on the menu, but we like the classic jalapeño Cheddar bratwurst (house-made bratwurst with jalapeños and Cheddar) and the banger and mash (brown gravy, caramelized onions, skin-on mashed potatoes, and a house-made banger). As for choosing a beer, you can throw a dart, ask for a recommendation from your server, or do the right thing and get a flight.

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White Horse

East Austin

Hipster honky-tonk with live music, two-stepping, and cheap booze
Honky-tonk, two-stepping, and ice-cold Lone Stars -- this is why we flock to The White Horse. Any night of the week you can catch a great country, jazz, bluegrass, swing, conjunto, zydeco, or honky-tonk band up on the red velvet-clad stage. If you need a break from dancing and drinking Two Steps -- that’s the Lone Star and whiskey shot special -- hit up the smoking patio, pile into the vintage photo booth, or order from the resident taco truck, Bomb Tacos.

Milonga Room

Milonga Room

East 6th

Reservation-only, amaro-focused speakeasy beneath an Argentinian eatery
Before the East Side was a hopping bar district, Buenos Aires Café has been a relaxed date night destination for Argentinian cuisine and cocktails. Paola -- daughter of chef and owner, Reina -- transformed a former storage room into the Milonga Room, a bona fide speakeasy in the heart of the East Side. The unmarked blue door leads into a small, low-lit basement filled with vintage furniture where the staff serves up tapas and drinks highlighting the bitters and Fernets that make up the Argentine drinking traditions. Reservations are recommended. On December 31, Milonga Room will host The Gran Lechon Party where suckling pigs will be slow-cooked and served with a special Argentinian menu and midnight Champagne toast, all for $80 per person.

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S occer devotees in ATX are crossing their fingers in hopes that Austin will someday see a hometown-based MLS team -- but for now, they’ll have to keep watching big games on the big screen. The 2018 FIFA World Cup kicks off June 14 and runs through mid-July, and soccer fans will be flocking to the best spots in Austin to raise a friendly glass and watch some non-American football. And since it’s taking place in Russia, it’s all going down during daylight hours.
Though Austin’s sports bar scene may not be as robust as some cities, we’ve got the good food + good vibes + good beers thing down pat. We’ve outlined the best sports bars & destinations in the city to drink some suds and watch some soccer below; keep an eye on this page for more special events & details as they’re announced.
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North Lamar

No-frills, two-story sports haven with beer by the pitcher and an outdoor patio
One of the longest continuously running establishments in Austin, The Tavern is packed anytime there’s a game on and that goes double for soccer. It’s the official home of FC Barcelona Penya Austin, opens early for Arsenal Games and hosts gameday watches for the Austin Aztex so it makes sense that they’ll have their TVs tuned in. While you’re there, have some of the White Wings -- bacon-wrapped chicken with jalapeño dunked in Buffalo sauce -- and you might not even care who wins.
Specials: Daily game-day surprise specials rotate each day; call for details 

Native Hostel

East 4th Street

Fun, funky, experiential hostel with bar, coffee shop and restaurant
Part hostel, part coffee shop, part event space, part cocktail bar… Native Hostel is at the intersection of everything cool, and hosts fun and quirky events regularly. They’ll be screening all World Cup games (as befits their local and international clientele), and there'll be free game watch parties with drink specials as well as discounted rooms with the promo code Kick15. They’re also doing a 1-on-1 soccer tournament in their indoor soccer court, if that's your jam.
Specials: Discounts on White Russians, Irish Coffees, and some international beers

Black Sheep Lodge

Black Sheep Lodge

South Lamar

Dog-friendly sports bar with crafty beer, hefty burgers, and a popular patio
Black Sheep is a spot with regulars; beer signs on the wall, shuffleboard, drink specials every night, and a pub-style food menu all combine to make it a neighborhood fave. It’s most well known for its burgers -- big beefy affairs -- and extensive craft beer selection, but the dog-friendly patio is a hangout during spring and summer nights, and they’ll be showing any game that falls during their regular open hours. So, the afternoon games.
Specials: $3 Whitestone Brewery Konverter Kolsch Pints & $12 Pitchers

Lazarus Brewing

East Sixth St

Dog- and kid-friendly East Austin brewery with tacos, craft beer, and coffee
With their big beautiful taproom, community tables, string lights, and concrete floors, Lazarus Brewing has channeled the spirit of Austin brewing: the spot is kid- and dog-friendly, too, and they’ve got coffee and wine for the non-beer drinkers. Grab a taco and a brew here, and watch the games live in their new “Cool Store” -- a reference to the long-time east Austin building they replaced.
Specials: Free coffee or beer if your team wins, and the person with the most team wins gets a Patron Saint glass and free beer for life.

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Haymaker

Manor Road

Casual bar/restaurant with heavy pours and good-natured patrons
This place might be right across from The Butterfly Bar but the feel here couldn’t be more different: Haymaker has stacked sandwiches, cheap drink specials daily and a great television view from every community bench seat in the house. It’s widely regarded as the best place to watch soccer due to its affiliation with the American Outlaws, the US soccer fan club, and they’ll be showing World Cup games once it’s down to 16 teams, though popular matchups may also warrant an early open.
Specials: $3 Whitestone Brewery Konverter Kolsch Pints & $12 Pitchers

Mister Tramps

North Austin

Inexpensive neighborhood joint with walls covered in soccer memorabilia
Squatting awkwardly in a parking lot, this bar has nonetheless managed to build a reputation for football fandom. Soccer pennants line the walls of Mister Tramps in all their riotously colored glory, and the place frequently hosts special events around matches. If there’s a major game on somewhere in the world, you can find it at Tramps; for this year’s World Cup, they’ll be opening at 7am to provide patrons with breakfast and match viewings.
Specials: Daily specials (e.g. $3 wells, $4 Texas Liquors on Tuesdays)
 

BD Riley's

B.D. Riley's Irish Pub

Downtown/Mueller

Irish-American bar with Guinness on tap
Irish bars are always a safe bet for a solid soccer watch party, and both locations of B.D. Riley’s are no exception. The Mueller location is the official home of Austin’s Liverpool fans, but both locations feature handmade bars imported from Ireland that beg for the ol’ belly up. They’ve got a wide selection draft taps and friendly bartenders willing to pull you the perfect pint. The TVs around each corner and a good pour of Guinness are all you’ll need while cheering on your favorite futbol player.
Specials: $5 Magners Cider and $4 Harp, Guinness Blonde, Lite, and Shiner, all in real 20-ounce imperial pints

Cover 3

Cover 3

Downtown/Allandale

Semi-upscale restaurants with American fare and a definite sports bent
Equal parts hearty American restaurant and bar, Cover 3 is mini-chain with spots in Austin, Round Rock, and San Antonio that holds its own on both fronts. There’s a special almost every day -- fish and chips on Friday, half-price wine bottles on Wednesday, a weekend Bloody Mary bar -- and both Austin locations open for business at 11am, meaning you’ll be able to catch all the afternoon games here. Soccer lovers may come for the games, but their tagalongs will be equally happy with the award-winning burgers and crafty cocktails.
Specials: TBA
 

Easy Tiger

Sixth Street

Breezy bakery, restaurant, and beer garden with pastries, wine, and pints
Eschew your regular coffee shop routine and head to Easy Tiger with your fellow soccer fans. Famed for its baked goods and craft brews, Easy Tiger is opening its Beer Garden early for World Cup viewing parties; pull up a seat at one of the long community bench tables while the weather is still a cool 85 degrees. Pastries and draft beer are served before 11am, at which point the full menu comes available. Make sure to check their calendar for opening times, as they’ll vary depending on game schedule.
Specials: Free drip coffee during morning games, $3 Founders Solid Gold later on, and $5 World Cup Bloody Marys all day

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Lavaca Street Bar

South Lamar/The Domain/Warehouse District

Good times sports bar with drink specials, bar games, and a Southern-fried menu
This long-time haven for sports fans has expanded in the last couple of years, much to the delight of sports fans. In all three locations, you’ll find a TV on every wall, drink specials, and a bevy of bonafide soccer enthusiasts; they’re also paired up with Turf N Surf po-boy, which means you’ll have access to Southern-style fried fish, chicken, and shrimp plus snacks.
Specials: TBA

Uncle Billy’s Brewery & Smokehouse

Barton Springs Road

Busy brewpub/smokehouse serving specialty crafts plus smoked meats
No matter what match you’re into, Uncle Billy’s will be showing it at full volume on the patio on multiple HD TVs. They’ll be open for all morning games -- including the 5am-ers. Breakfast, barbecue and burgers are on the menu (depending on time of day), and along with on-site craft beer, fans can find specialty cocktails (like Bloody Marys) made with Uncle Billy’s spirits. 
Specials: None, but breakfast is served with the early morning matches until 11am

Basecamp

BaseCamp

West Sixth

Upmarket sports bar with locally sourced food menu & craft cocktails
You won’t find beer-soaked floors and expired chips here; helmed by veteran restaurateurs, this leveled-up sports bar offers craft beer and cocktails alongside a gourmet pub food menu put together by a pedigreed chef whose past exploits include a stint at Uchi. BaseCamp’s large, comfortable booths scattered around 13 big screen TVs make it an ideal spot to post up on match day.
Specials: TBA

Jack & Ginger's

Rock Rose

Expansive Irish pub in the Domain with 82+ beers on tap
With Fado gone, Austin's other Irish bars are stepping in to fill the gap. Jack and Ginger’s plans to open early for all of the games, sweetening the deal with breakfast drink specials, and they’ll be be serving their elevated pub food menu as well, so devotees can indulge in soft pretzels, pizzas, or a stacked sandwich during game time.
Specials: $5 Screwdrivers, $6 Irish Coffee and $5 Micheladas

Little Woodrow's

Little Woodrow's

Various locations

Indoor/outdoor, family-friendly, come-as-you-are bar
With five locations in Austin, you’re never too far from Little Woody’s particular brand of lovable sports bar. There are sports on the telly year ‘round along with daily drink specials that include fireball shots and buckets of beer. (Friday is steak night if you’re feelin’ classy.) Though they likely won’t have special watch parties until the grand finale, you’ll be able to catch a game here if you ask.
Specials: Game-day deals vary by location; for example, the Burnet Road bar has specials on Heineken and Dos Equis, but the 6th Street bar has none. Call for details!

Nickel City

East 4th Street

Casual hometown joint with craft cocktails and killer wings and dogs
With promises “to show all matches on the big screen!” Nickel City might be the darkest, coolest place to pull up a stool and watch your favorite team do their thing. They’ve managed to juxtapose a retro, neighborhood bar vibe with craft cocktails; come here for a Boilermaker… or for a perfect Negroni. During games, they’re offering a specialty cocktail menu with items like a Caipirinha made with Leblon Cachaca and a Mezcal Mule. The food trailer onsite, Delray Cafe, slings burgers, dogs, wings, and all the tater tots you need to fuel a futbol carb-load.
Specials: Happy hour during games, and a specialty drink menu

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