Elysium Nightclub plays some of the best music to dance to that you could ask for. Whether it's '80s, goth, Euro dance or underground retro, it's all played to make you move like you've never moved before. One of the best entertainment venues in Austin, this nightclub will rock your world all night. The warehouse building that the club is located in is hundreds of years old, making for a unique atmosphere.
Whisler's was an old bar formerly known as Rabbit's which has been revamped by the owner. The bar has a rustic charm to it. From the dimly lit chandeliers to the veteran looking walls and the extending patio, the place has a beauty of its own and so do the drinks on the menu. Whisler's is know for its friendly bartenders and lively cocktails that they craft. They also serve a few non-alcoholic drinks. It is a great place for groups to unwind in Austin.
Built to honor the late great Johnny Cash, the Mean Eyed Cat has a crowded back patio and plenty of man-in-black collectibles. The Mean Eyed stage, featuring live music almost every night of the week, is popular with patrons of all ages. Order a shot at the bar to go down, down, down into a burning ring of fire.
If you are in the mood for affordable drinks, outside tables, and a game of bocce... The Liberty is the bar for you! Retro ways to spend the time with friends are here in abundance, including music from a jukebox and pinball machines for everyone to line up and play. There are also pool tables that complete this laid-back ambiance. There are often exciting community events like the Annual Chili Cook-Off happening. Call for more information.
With its little stage having played host to some big names over the decades, Hole in the Wall has long been regarded as one of the city's most storied venues. Today, it mostly serves as a launching pad for local up-and-comers ranging in size and genre from 9-piece bluegrass bands to individual singer-songwriters. And although the nature of the crowd itself is subject to similarly sudden shifts (this often being a function of the performing schedule), the bar's proximity to UT brings in a steady flow of students and associated youngsters, most of whom come in for pitchers of Shiner and Lone Star.
Saxon Pub, located on South Lamar, has a very intimate setting and possesses a classy atmosphere. Live bands and more make this pub quite a hang-out for the locals. Although there is no food available here, you can always bring your own food or even order for that matter. Sports is broadcast on the multiple screens during the day. Saxon Pub is a great place to unwind with some refreshing beer. A comfy ambiance to say the least. Cheers!
The Roosevelt Room is a 1920s style cocktail bar and entertainment venue where you can treat yourself to delicious handcrafted concoctions like the Westside Story which is a blend of vodka, cucumber, mint, lemon, orgeat and peychaud or the White Tuxedo prepared with gin, dry sherry, grapefruit bitters and salted olive oil. You can also opt for their signature cocktail De Rigueur. Packed to the brim with a young, hippy crowd, The Roosevelt Room is the ideal place to go to, if you want to have a lively evening out, meet new people or listen to eclectic live music as you sip tantalizing cocktails. The wonderful atmosphere at this place is sure to lift the spirits of anyone who walks in.
An iconic cocktail bar and rooftop lounge, located in the heart of the bustling metropolis of Austin, Texas, is a famous tourist attraction as well owing to its huge historical significance. Built in 1902 as a wholesale grocery store initially, the building was later on transformed into a major nightlife spot. This historical pub features the main floor restaurant and cocktail bar, a tap room and the roof top lounge. The exposed brick and wooden interiors of the tap room ensure the vintage appeal of this pub is retained. The cocktail bar on the first-level main hall serves a wide range of in-house handcrafted cocktails, such as Blackberry Collins, Market Whiskey Sour, Winter Cosmo and Butter Pecan Manhattan.
This bar is located in the West Sixth Street area, which is a bit more upscale than the rest of the area. During the week, you can go grab a drink and relax with friends, but if you're into being around a bigger crowd, then perhaps you would consider going on a Saturday night, since weekends are known for being busy. The Ranch is open seven days a week for your convenience, offering great table service. Their dress code is usually casual or dressy, since sandals or tennis shoes are rarely spotted inside. Prices tend to be a little high, especially during a weekend night, when a good drink can easily cost you about USD14.
The Dogwood is both an indoor and outdoor bar, with plenty of room to accommodate the crowds that flock here. The inside area can seat up to 200 people, is furnished with custom-made booths and chairs, and features a live music stage. The outdoor area is made up of 4000 square feet, a full-service bar, a stage surrounded by elevated seating, and HD televisions! Call or see the website for more information.
Located in the heart of downtown, Azul boasts of being the tallest hotel rooftop bar and lounge in Austin offering mesmerizing views of the city skyline. In addition to the pool, the venue features cabanas, fire-pits and serves innovative cocktails. It is an ideal place to enjoy a hot sunny day by the pool side, relaxing with a glass of craft cocktail. By night, the place transforms into a Lounge and is an ideal place to chill out in the company of friends. On the food menu they serve a light fare and drinks can be enjoyed with bar food and bites.
Here's a bar in the Sixth Street area that knows why you come through their doors. The Thirsty Nickel tries to make sure that by the time you leave you won't be thirsty anymore. The bartenders are friendly and keep the drinks coming. The bar has daily drink specials that make the gross amount of alcohol you'll order affordable. There's generally a DJ but when a music festival comes to town, that's when this place gets packed all wanting to catch the live gigs. It's a great place to start your evening off right.