If you're looking for a perfectly served Johnnie Walker drink -- where everything's right from the ice to the garnish -- these bars will do you right, every time.
Right on Sixth Street, Parkside is a relatively upscale gastropub known for its raw bar and wine selection. Though the oysters are sourced from all over the country and the wine menu is more than two pages long, don't think it's just a wine and oyster bar. The menu features protein entrees, a knockout cheeseburger, and Texan craft beers.
Designed by the dudes behind Speakeasy and Imperia, tenOak's a woody transformation of the old Cuba Libre space, featuring a center bar adorned with backlit oak branch-evoking metal fixtures, elevated leather booths, paintings of lingerie-clad women, and,
Downtown footie headquarters Fado is the place to watch the all of your favorite games, and they often feature special game-day menus that pair a sandwich or select app (Guinness BBQ Chicken, son) with a pint of Stella, Guinness, or Newcastle.
A cocktailery obviously named after copper's description in the periodic table, CU29's got delicious and inventive boozy treats served up in a space as comfortable as your living room. Cozy leather booths and dim lighting create a relaxing atmosphere to enjoy artfully crafted cocktails you definitely wouldn't be mixing on your own.
The Warehouse District happy-hour destination has moved into the old Union Park space, doubling dining-room size and adding an upstairs outdoor patio on which to enjoy dinner/drink pairings like Chicken Fried Ahi Tuna with a Ginger Martini, Grilled Lamb K-City Strip with a rocks Macallan 12, and Dogfish Head 60min alongside the Sugar-Cured Ribeye, which unlike the Sugar's-Cured Ribeye, costs more than a crumpled-up dollar.
Austin's already got a stellar cinema scene, but Galaxy's ready to make it interstellar with space-age technology like immersive seats and one of the largest screens in Texas that isn't designed to keep out mosquitoes.