Elysium Nightclub cuenta con algo de la mejor música para bailar que se puede pedir. Música de los años 80, gótico, euro baile o retro, todo lleva a moverse como nunca antes. Uno de los mejores lugares de ocio en Austin, esta discoteca sacude el piso durante toda la noche. El edificio donde se encuentra tiene cientos de años de antigüedad, lo que permite un ambiente único.
Además de tener un gran nombre, este bar es un lugar fabuloso para tomar una cerveza. Casino El Camino también cuenta con una de las hamburguesas más grandes de este lado del Mississippi. La gramola es muy concurrida, y cuenta con hits de rock 'n' roll, y el personal es muy amable. La iluminación interior es tenue, y los clientes disfrutan del patio al aire libre con su propio bebedero para pájaros.
Hangar Lounge se encuentra en la esquina de las calles Colorado y West 4th, en el distrito Warehouse, y cuenta con una temática de aviación, tal como su nombre lo sugiere. Los relojes muestran la hora de ciudades de todo el mundo, y el mobiliario y la decoración son elegantes y retro. La segunda planta contiene más áreas de descanso y TV, pero la joya de este lugar sin duda es la azotea, donde los clientes se encontrarán descansando con una vista impresionante de la ciudad.
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!
Located in the historic downtown Driskill Hotel, at the center of the entertainment district, Driskill Bar boasts of some of the finest drinks in Austin. Its chic, rather lavish interiors set the first good impression, with its exquisitely carpeted floors, dim-lighting and elegantly upholstered furniture. The drink choices are plentiful, including the selection of wine. Best known for its innovative cocktails, the bartenders signatures concoctions like as the Barton Springs, Spyglass and The Batini, are not-to-be-missed. The cigar selection is quite adequate for those who care to indulge in life's little pleasures. Whether you are looking for top quality scotch, champagne, or maybe just a little mixed drink to soften the day, the bartender can satisfy your need. Add extraordinary happy hours and great live music to the existing excitement and you have a bar that you simply can't miss.
An amazing hangout for those in the neighborhood, The White Horse is known for their eclectic choice of music and amazing drinks. Located at Comal Street, the club lies to the East of downtown. With a divey ambiance, The White Horse has a rustic appeal to it. Serving whiskey on tap, The White Horse hosts an array of live music shows and gigs. Drop by on a weekend, to witness the crowd grooving to country music and reasonably-priced alcohol.
Set in a functional parking garage is this speakeasy vibe, cocktail bar called Garage. Look out for a large sign that screams cocktails and is nestled in a dimly-lit parking lot and you will have found the bar. This is a great place to enjoy inventive and perfectly crafted cocktails in an intimate and cozy setting. Make sure to eat a hearty meal before you visit this bar as they so not serve any food!
Oilcan Harry's is a gay bar which has been in business for many years. The ambiance is very relaxing, with high chairs, comfy couches and more. The staff is one of the best aspects of this night spot. OUT Magazine has named Oilcan Harry's one of the "50 Greatest Gay Bars in the World." They have great music with a huge dance floor, where all the people have fun dancing to the sounds churned by the DJ.
MugShots is a great local bar located in downtown Austin. When you take in their friendly staff, casual atmosphere and drink prices, it's no wonder this place has a loyal following. Friday nights are Happy Hour from 5p until 8p, which gives you plenty of time to enjoy the inexpensive pitchers of beer and tasty burgers. There's a jukebox that keeps toes tapping and a photo booth for those memorable moments. If you would like to indulge in a smoke-break, head out to the patio.