Food & Drink

The Best Happy Hours in Austin

Updated On 04/03/2017 at 05:11PM EST Updated On 04/03/2017 at 05:11PM EST
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The Peached Tortilla

The Peached Tortilla

Burnet Rd

When: Every day, 5-7pm
The deal: A $7 burger, $3 tacos, $5 beer, $6 cocktails and wine, $4 tacos, and a menu of $5 snacks including crispy fries with an egg, kimchi arancini balls, and charred Brussels sprouts. 

Barley Swine

Burnet Rd

When: Mon-Fri 5-6:30pm
The deal: Half off large format beers & wine bottles under $100, $6 draft cocktails, $4 Texas drafts

Dive Bar


When: Mon-Fri, 2-7pm
The deal: $2.50 Lone Star tall boys, $3 wells, $4 drafts, and $5 wine

Casey Dunn

Clark's Oyster Bar


When: Every day, 3-6pm
The deal: 50 cents off oysters, half-priced burgers, and $5 martinis, oyster shooters, and beers

Courtesy of Searsucker



When: Mon-Fri, 4-6pm
The deal: $5 house wine, $3 beer, and $5-$10 small bites

TRIO at Four Seasons Hotel


When: Every day, 5-7pm
The deal: $8 wine by the glass and $5 off the bar menu, which includes rosemary fries with truffle aioli, ceviche, and chicken confit pizza

Annie Ray Photography


Warehouse District

When: Tues-Fri, 4-7pm; Sun & Mon, all night
The deal: Half off food and $5 select drinks

W Austin


When: Mon-Fri, 5-7pm
The deal: Signature cocktails and snacks from $5-$7 (we like the jalapeño-cucumber lemonade!) in the Living Room Bars, TRACE, and the WET Deck

Courtesy of Vince Young Steakhouse

Vince Young Steakhouse


When: Mon-Sat 5-7pm
The deal: $3 off wines by the glass, $2 off signature cocktails, $4 drafts, and a $10 wagyu brisket burger, steak frites, and more

La Condesa


When: Mon-Fri, 5-7pm
The deal: Half off all drinks

Fixe Austin


When: Mon-Sat, 4:30-7pm; Sun, 2pm to close
The deal: $7 cocktails, $5 beer,  $9 wine by the glass, $8 plates

Swift's Attic

Swift's Attic


When: Mon-Fri, 2-6:30pm
The deal: $6 specialty cocktails, $5 select wines, $2 Bud Lights & Mickey's, and $1 off domestic drafts 

Perry's Steakhouse & Grille


When: Mon-Thurs, 4-10pm; Fri, 11am-11pm; Sat, 4-11pm; Sun, 4-9pm
The deal: In Bar 79, discounts on select entrees, $5 Prosecco, $6 craft cocktails 



When: 5-7pm daily; all night Sun
The deal: Half-price cocktails, half-price lounge menu, and 25% off all bottles of wine.

Contigo Austin


East Central

When: Mon-Thurs, 5-7pm
The deal: $1 off draft beer and wine by the glass, $2 off signature cocktails, and $1 off bar snacks; local beers are $2 on Tuesdays, wine bottles are half-price on Wednesdays, and fried chicken is $1 on Thursdays

Mongers Market + Kitchen

East Cesar Chavez

When: Tues-Fri, 4-6pm
The deal: $5 wine, bubbles and sangria by the glass; $1 off draft beers; $2 off sangria carafes; $6 raw bar options and snacks; $1 off oysters

Jacoby's Restaurant & Mercantile

​East Cesar Chavez

When: All night Tue; Wed-Fri, 5-7pm
The deal: $5 house wine by the glass and half off bottles; $3 Dos Equis drafts and half off select cocktails; $5 select small plates



East 6th

When: Every day, 4-7pm
The deal: $7 cocktails, including Moscow mules and Texas Ruby Gimlets

Licha's Cantina

​East 6th

When: Tues-Fri, 4-7pm
The deal: $5 select cocktails and bites

The Hightower

​East 7th

When: Every day, 5-7pm
The deal: $4 local draft beer, $5 wine, $6 house cocktails, and $6 small plates including ceviche and paté 


​East 7th

When: Mon-Fri, 4-6pm; Sat-Sun, 3-4pm
The deal: During the week, $1 off cocktails and drafts, $4.5 El Jimador margs, half-price apps, and $6.5 ceviche; on weekends, $5 bloody marys, $1.50 mimosas, and $7 mimosa carafes

Courtesy of Hillside Farmacy

Hillside Farmacy

East 11th

When: Every day, 3-6pm
The deal: $2 off all cocktails, half off beer and small plates

Royal Jelly


When: Sun, 4-11pm; Tues-Sat, 4-6pm
The deal: $4 Pearl Snap drafts, $11 cubano & a pint, $3-$4 select dishes 



When: Mon-Fri, 5-6pm
The deal: Half off cocktails, beer, and wine

El Chile


Manor Rd

When: Sun-Fri, 11am-12am; Sat, 11am-1am
The deal: Daily drink specials include $3 Texas pints on Tuesday, $2 frozen margs on Friday, and $2 mimosas on Sunday (and many more offerings!) 

El Chile

​Manor Rd

When: Every day, 3-6pm
The deal: $3 micheladas, $4 sangrias, $5 margaritas, and $3 off appetizers 

Bribery Bakery


When: Tues-Fri, 3-6pm
The deal: $2 off cocktails and $1.50 off pastries

Claire McCormack


North Loop

When: Every day, 4-6pm
The deal: $7 seasonal cocktails, $2 off wine by the glass, $1 off all draft beer, $2 off all bar snacks

Half Step

Rainey St

When: Tues-Fri (all day Sun), 4-7pm
The deal: $8 cocktails, $2 off draft beer, and more

Cheer Up Charlies

Red River

When: Every day, 4-6pm
The deal: $2 tall boys, drink specials

The Mohawk


Red River

When: Every day, 5-8pm
The deal: Discounts on select beer and cocktails

Salty Sow

Manor Rd

When: Every day, 4:30-6:30pm
The deal: $2 off all signature cocktails, beer, and wine, and a menu of $5 small plates that includes honey rosemary-dipped fried chicken, duck fat fries, and deviled eggs


Sixth St

When: Mon-Fri, 5-6:30pm
The deal: Half off beer, cocktails, and bar food; on Mondays, all signature martinis are $5

Easy Tiger

Easy Tiger

Sixth St

When: Mon-Fri, 4:30-6:30pm
The deal: $3 local draft beer and Old Fashioned cocktails; $3 sausage links, cheese plates, and pretzels with beer cheese

Michi Ramen

North Lamar

When: Mon-Fri, 3-6pm
The deal: $1 off all drinks, $2 off all pitchers, and on Wednesdays, $3 sake carafes

Little Barrel & Brown

South Congress

When: Tues-Sat, 5-7pm; Sun-Mon, 5-10pm
The deal: $3 draft & bottled beers, $5 glasses of wine, $5 cocktails, discounted food selections; Sunday and Monday nights include half off bottles of wine

Scott Robertson


South 1st

When: Every day, 3-6pm
The deal: $4 pork tostadas, $9 crispy calamari, $7 house margaritas, and much more


​South Lamar

When: Every day from 5-6:30pm
The deal: Beer and sake are $3, select glasses of wine are $7, sushi rolls and small plates range from $4-$8. The same deals apply to Uchiko.

VOX Table

South Lamar

When: Mon-Fri, 5-6:30pm; Sat, 2-5pm; Sun, 2-4pm
The deal: Order from the bar for $8 cocktails, $4 draft beer, and half-priced glasses of wine



South 1st

When: Tues-Sun, 5-6:30pm
The deal: Happy hour in the wine garden includes wine specials

District Kitchen & Cocktails


When: Mon-Fri, 3:30-7pm; Sat, 3:30-5pm
The deal: $5-$60 cocktails, $3 domestic beer, $1 off tap beer, $5 glasses of wine, half-priced bottles of wine, and appetizers from $5-$9


South Lamar

When: Every day, 3-7pm
The deal: $5 beer, cocktails, and wine by the glass; discounts on antipasti

Richard Casteel

Odd Duck

South Lamar

When: Sun-Thurs, 2:30-6:30pm
The deal: $5 draft cocktails, $3 select Hops & Grain and Live Oak beer, and half off bottles of wine and large format beer


West Campus

When: Tues-Fri, 4-7pm
The deal: $2 Lone Star drafts & PBR tallboys, $3 whiskey of the month and well drinks, $2 off glasses of wine, and $5 barbecue sandwiches

The Roosevelt Room

Roosevelt Room

West 5th

When: Mon & Tues, all day; Wed-Sat, 5-7pm
The deal: $7 selected cocktails; $1 off beer, small plates, and sweets; $2 off wine by the glass and large plates

Posse East


When: Mon-Fri, 2-7pm; Wed and Sun, all day.
The deal: $2.75 domestic drafts, $4 import drafts, $2.25 domestic beers, a happy hour appetizer menu, and cajun-themed fare on Tuesday nights

Jack Allen's Kitchen

West Lake Hills & other locations

When: Mon-Fri, 3-7pm
The deal: Half price appetizers and drink specials

Crown and Anchor Pub

Crown and Anchor Pub


When: Mon-Sat, 2-7pm; all day Sun.
The deal: $2.75 domestics drafts, $4.75 premium drafts, $10 domestic pitchers, and food menu discounts

Pinthouse Pizza

North Loop, South Lamar

When: Mon-Fri, 5-6pm
The deal: $2 Pinthouse Pizza drafts

The Goodnight

Anderson Square

When: Mon-Fri, 4-6:30pm
The deal: Half-off pizza, appetizers, discounted domestics, half-off bowling and gaming prices



Old West Austin

When: All night Mon; Tues-Sun, 4:30-6:30pm
The deal: Half-off the bar menu, $2 off drinks

Half Step


When: Tues-Fri, 4-7pm.  
The deal: $8 cocktails, $2 beers, wine, and beer specials

June's All Day

Bouldin Creek

When: All night Mon; Every day, 4-6pm
The deal: Half off all food, half off sparkling wine, and $2 off drinks; on Mondays, half off sparkling wine all night.


South Congress, North Loop

When: Daily, 4:30-6:30pm
The deal: $2 off everything

Julie Cope



When: Mon-Fri, 5-7pm
The deal: Discounts on food, beer, cocktails

Prohibition Creamery

East Austin

When: Tues-Fri, 3-7pm  
The deal: $6 cocktails; wine and ice cream specials



When: Mon-Fri, 4-7pm
The deal: $7 cocktails, $2 off wine by the glass and 20% off full bottles, $4 draft beers, $2 off snacks



South Congress

When: Tues-Thurs, 4-6pm
The deal: Half-off select bottles Sun. and Mon, $5 house wine glass, $5 appetizer menu

Radio Coffee & Beer

South Lamar

When: Weekdays, 4-7pm
The deal: Discounts on most drafts, as well as specials on coffee and coffee-related drinks

Hotel San Jose

Travis Heights

When: Mon-Thurs, Noon-5pm
The deal: Discounts on wings, beer, and sake specials