The Butterfly Bar is widely hailed as serving some of the best cocktail mixes in town. Get seated on their large outdoor patio and sip on an exotic list of cocktails prepared by friendly and experienced bartenders. It also has an impressive wine and beer collection. The light snacks and the yummy cheesecakes make for good accompaniments with drinks. All in all, this intimate space meets high standards, while also having reasonably priced drinks.
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.
Take a seat at one of the large communal outdoor tables and relax with a good meal and a cold beer. Contigo has a friendly atmosphere which is perfect whether you're with your kids or you're taking advantage of their happy hour. The menu changes daily and there's a mix of Southern comfort food and contemporary American dishes. Make sure you also stop by for Sunday brunch, with options like butternut briskets with gravy and beef tongue hash.
With a trendy yet relaxed vibe, District Kitchen+Cocktails is a great place to stop by for a fun night out with friends or family. A great place to socialize, the restaurant features a bar area as well as an outdoor patio and happy hour specials ensure a steady stream of regular customers stopping by for a post-work drink or an early dinner. With a menu focused on fresh, seasonal and locally sourced ingredients, the restaurant serves up a nice selection of New American fare. Popular favorites include the shishito peppers, hog wings, octopus braised in sofrito and the truffle prosciutto flatbread. Pair your meal with a craft beer, glass of wine or one of their craft cocktails for a complete experience.
Located in East Austin, Fukumoto offers a unique Izakaya dining experience to the locals of Austin. They specialize in traditional Sushi and Yakitori dishes and all meals have prepared using locally sourced and authentic Japanese ingredients. In addition, they serve a variety of Japanese cuisines that can be paired with a wide selection of Asian and local beers, wines and sake. Meals are served in gradual courses instead of all served at once. Patrons who enjoy their drink can make use of the happy hours between 5p to 6:30p from Monday to Thursday.
Time spent at Hopfields is sure to be intensely satisfying, not just from the food point-of-view but also in terms of drinks and setting. Rustic designs and a warm, friendly atmosphere greet you as you enter, setting the mood perfectly for a great time. Expect nothing short of a purely exciting time here in the company of people who are out to have fun. The extensive food menu largely consists of palatable French-inspired dishes and a wide assortment of delicious deserts. Adding to the excitement of the place is the outrageous selection of 42 beers on tap, an exquisite imported wine collection and a range of unique alcoholic concoctions.
Downtown Austin is home to Chef Andrew Curren's Italic known for its superior quality of Italian offerings perfectly paired with Italian wines. The menu features an eclectic selection of cured meats, Italian cheeses, olives and home-made focaccia. Guests can choose from an array of rustic wood-fired pizzas and farm-to-table selection of pastas made from the freshest seasonal ingredients. To top it all, pamper your sweet-tooth with gelatos and other Italian sweet confections crafted by Chef Mary Catherine Curren.
This pubhouse/restaurant located near Waller Creek serves some of the best beers in Austin. The menu rotates daily with all types of beer styles, from Lambic to Lager, the knowledgeable staff will help you find the right one. In addition to beer, the kitchen has superb pub food and though the menu is simple, the burgers, sandwiches and appetizers pack a flavor wallop. Try the Ladyburg Johnson burger topped with a delectable garlic aioli or the Reuben made with beer-braised beef and beer-soaked kraut. Add a couple of more beers alongside some fancy Asian fries served with a Sriracha, Lime Mayo and Hoisin, and you are all set.
Olamaie pampers your palate with enticing Southern flavors as you dine here. Located at San Antonio Street, this restaurant is known for serving delicious Southern recipes with contemporary twist that will pleasantly surprise your taste buds. Try the Summer Pepper Purlooo, Smothered Cornbread, Smoky Fish Dip from their menu which have been the popular favorites. Accompany your meal with some refreshing cocktails or other beverages from their beverage list. If you are feeling a little more indulgent, enjoy the heavenly desserts like Baked Apple Ice Cream, Glenn & Paula's Carrot Cake. The cozy interiors of this warmly lit restaurant are complemented by their fine hospitality and friendly staff who ensure you have a pleasant dining experience.
With a focus on food, family, friends and conversations, Juliet Italian Kitchen is a lovely, neighborhood dining establishment. Try the from the fresh and flavorsome antipasti or creamy pastas, delectable pizzas or other dishes on their menu, you are in for a pure treat. Pair your meal with fine wines or choose from the refreshing cocktails offered on their impressive beverage list. Their chic interiors are adorned with cozy furnishings to plonk yourself on and enjoy your meal while chatting with your friends. Or, you can enjoy a romantic meal at their lush green patio which has stylish and intimate seating and is just ideal for sharing heart-to-heart conversations with your loved ones.