The Butterfly Bar es ampliamente aclamado por servir algunos de los mejores cócteles de la ciudad. Cuentan con un patio al aire libre para sentarse y disfrutar de una exótica lista de tragos, preparados por camareros amables y experimentados. También cuenta con una impresionante selección de vinos y cerveza. Los aperitivos y los cheesecakes son ideales para acompañar las bebidas. En definitiva, este espacio íntimo tiene una gran calidad, al mismo tiempo que ofrece bebidas a precios razonables.
La Condesa sirve comida inspirada en la del barrio de la Ciudad de México con el mismo nombre. Este restaurante ofrece comida exclusiva de la calle y platos caseros en un ambiente lleno de energía, aireado, y diseñado por el aclamado arquitecto Michael Hsu. El menú contiene favoritos callejeros como tacos y elotes, mazorcas de maíz servidas en un palo con queso Cotija y chile en polvo, así como platos compuestos como el ‘Sunday Chicken’, que consta de pollo con patatas gratinadas y chile relleno. La Condesa se centra en el uso de ingredientes locales, siempre que sea posible, para lograr un mejor sabor. En el bar, cuentan con cócteles galardonados, y una selección de más de 80 tequilas.
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.
Hopdoddy is a restaurant specializing in high quality burgers and beers, located in South Austin. Hopdoddy features fresh ground beef burgers daily available with classic as well as new and inventive topping combinations, like the Terlingua burger, which is topped with Chile con Carne, corn fritos and a generous dollop of cheddar, or the Janis Joplin burger, which is a hemp seed veggie pattie with avocado, sunflower sprouts and cheddar, again. For those who want to be a little more health conscious, they have salad bowls available with all their different types of patties (beef, buffalo, tuna, turkey or veggie). In addition to the solid foods, they also offer delicious milkshakes, available with various types of liquor to spike them with, and a good selection of craft beers.
Easy Tiger is a wildly popular German bake shop and beer garden. In the front, try baked goods like authentic Bavarian pretzels, freshly baked breads, house-made sausages and fresh Panini. In the back, visitors will have a wide variety of drinks to choose from, including specialty beers and cocktails. The huge outdoor space makes it popular at almost all times of year. Special events and performances are also available at this venue.
Whenever you are looking for the perfect suds, visit this cafe where you can get yours in the form of Cappuccino or a frothy beer. It's all about brewing at Wright Bros, it doesn't matter if the shop brings in roasted beans for its coffee or local Texan brewmasters for its beer. The bar has 38 different taps and though most are local, guests can still find some international and national brands. The small space does not have room for a kitchen, but Wright Bros. still provides some light snacks and bites from restaurants and cafes around Austin.
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.
Whether it's for an evening of drinks or a satisfying meal, Trace is a sophisticated eatery that is worth returning to time and again. Located at the W Hotel in downtown Austin, this restaurant is a great place to dine even if you're not staying at the W hotel. Trace's chefs provide guests with masterful cuisine concoctions that are sure to leave you wanting more. What's surprising is that all foods are seasonal and organic fare that originated from the farms around Austin. But these well-trained chefs aren't constricted by the lack of food options, instead, their creativity shines through.
Located inside the W Hotel, this is not your typical bar. The Living Room is made up of four separate areas where patrons can indulge in nibbles, drinks, and a relaxing atmosphere. Plush, comfy chairs abound in the Living Room, making it the perfect place to settle in for the evening or just enjoy a quick drink. One of Austin's celebrity hot-spots, you never know who you'll see sipping a drink at the Living Room. Stick around later in the evening for the fabulous happy hour or to catch the in-house DJ spinning an awesome set.
Imagine a posh, outdoor bar with swaying palm trees flanking an inviting swimming pool, strings of lights strewn all over the place and fashionable patrons mingling over the wood-decked flooring. One of the swankiest rooftop locations in the city, Rio is nestled in Downtown Austin. Armed with fabulous interiors, some of the best DJs in town and a bar that churns out stellar drinks, Rio offers a night of partying like no other. The ambiance is top-notch, the wait staff is helpful and attentive and the ebullient music is so fantastic that guests just cannot stop dancing. If you are looking for a happening evening under the fine Austin sky, then this is the place to go. If you choose, you can also beat the heat by jumping into the lovely pool.
If you want to experience the local flavors of Texas with a few innovative twists, Corner is the place to come to. Spend a relaxing summer evening at their patio bar catching up with a friend over some delicious Tex-Mex tacos and zippy cocktails. Come in for a hearty lunch or dinner which consists of delicious Texan specialties starting from the homemade zucchini cornbread to the Jumbo Lump Crab and Crawfish Stack. The lively environment and the modern decor creates a perfect ambiance for a get-together, whether it is with friends, for business or for a casual date.