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Happy Hour In Austin, Texas

Updated Mar 06, 2019

Known as the state capital of the lone star state, Austin is one city where tourists can have so much fun and memorable experiences with family and friends. It has that certain captivating personality that attracts thousands of tourists. Its outdoors is a well-planned beautiful landscape of greens, natural, and man-made wonders. But if there is one thing that the city is famous for, it has to be live music. You can drop by to any of its more than 250 live stages and enjoy any kind of music you want. And when talk about food comes up, you cannot go wrong with Austin’s barbecue scene. Almost every street has a barbecue restaurant serving brisket, ribs, and chicken. People line up early in the morning at Franklin’s Barbecue to have some smoky goodness. While in the city, you are encouraged to drink up anytime you want. Here is our list of the best places to enjoy happy hour in Austin, Texas, USA from which you can choose the places you prefer.

1. Searsucker

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Posted by Searsucker Las Vegas on Wednesday, 7 February 2018

Searsucker is owned and run by a celebrity chef. It offers American cuisine with a touch of Tex-Mex thrown into it. The well-crafted food is best paired with their curated drinks. However, customers get the most out of these drinks and food during happy hour. This runs from four to six pm, Monday to Friday. Customers get a glass of house wine for just five USD. Beers run for three USD only. Small plates go for around five to ten USD. You get to enjoy all these in a place where you can relax and enjoy some music in the company of friends or family.


Address: 415 Colorado St, Austin, TX 78701, USA

Website: Searsucker

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2. Péché Warehouse District

Posted by Péché Austin on Wednesday, 26 April 2017

This place is beautiful and has that relaxed vibe where you can kick back and have your favorite drink in your hand. It serves delicious French fare that matches well with its curated drinks. These drinks are marketed as ’sinful cocktails’ referencing its name which means ‘sin’ in French. Happy hour starts at four pm to seven pm, Tuesday to Friday, and goes on the whole night Sunday and Monday. Plus they give out a fifty off discount on food during happy hour. The bar specializes in cocktails based on Absinthe and are created like those during the pre-prohibition period.

Peche Warehouse District

Address: 208 W 4th St, Austin, TX 78701, USA

Website: Peche Warehouse District

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3. Dive Bar

Posted by Dive Bar & Lounge on Thursday, 29 June 2017

Dive Bar is a simple yet favorite spot for those who want to drink up in Austin. It has that eclectic feel to it where anything about water decorates its walls. For happy hour, they have a different offering for each day of the week. For Monday they offer craft cocktails for a dollar off. Tuesdays they offer 3.50 USD on canned Bud Light, Miller Lite, Modelo Especial, and Imperial. On Wednesdays they offer five USD per glass of rose, chardonnay, and cabernet sauvignon wines. On Thursdays they give a dollar off on draft pints. And on Fridays they offer three USD on liquor single shots. Happy hour is from two to seven pm.

Dive Bar

Address: 1703 Guadalupe St. Austin, TX 78701

Website: Dive Bar

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4. Clark’s Oyster Bar

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Posted by Clark's Oyster Bar on Tuesday, 19 June 2018

This place exudes a vibrant and warm appeal that attracts locals and tourists alike. It serves mostly seafood but has American staples on its menu. They are known for their raw bar and fresh oysters which are so flavorful. The place may be small but the open kitchen is as busy as any. However, if you want to start your drinking early, avail of their happy hour which lasts from three to six pm when they offer martinis for only five USD. Seafood might be their specialty but you can also enjoy some of the finest martinis made this side of town.

Clark's Oyster Bar

Address: 1200 W 6th St, Austin, TX 78703, USA

Website: Clark’s Oyster Bar

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5. The Peached Tortilla

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Posted by The Peached Tortilla on Sunday, 31 December 2017

This restaurant and bar serves some of the best fusion cuisine. With the perfect mix of western and eastern ingredients thrown in to create delicious chows, customers come in hungry and leave totally full. But people come here for another reason – happy hour. The management calls it by a different name though, social hour, where customers are encouraged to socialize with friends. This is from five to seven pm and they charge five USD on selected beers, six on selected wines and curated cocktails. Aside from that, they also serve tacos for four USD, snacks for five, and the famed Social Burger for seven during this time.

The Peached Tortilla

Address: 5520 Burnet Rd #100, Austin, TX 78756, USA

Website: The Peached Tortilla

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6. Barley Swine

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Posted by Barley Swine on Friday, 2 June 2017

At the Barley Swine, they call happy hour ‘swine time’! And what do you get out of swine time? An excellent selection of great tasting drinks and food. The drinks include draft cocktails at seven USD, draft beers from Texas at four, and a 25 percent discount on a bottle of wine. To go with these, the chef has curated several bar food like shrimp tostadas, aged akaushi rib, akaushi beef tartare, marinated melons and cucumber, and a dessert for the sweet tooth. Swine time runs from five to seven in the evening.

Barley Swine

Address: 6555 Burnet Rd #400, Austin, TX 78757, USA

Website: Barley Swine

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7. W Austin


The Living Room, The Wet Deck, and TRACE at the W Austin is where happy hour comes to those who want to drink and have fun early in the night. The Living Room bar and lounge has that sophisticated ambience long associated with the Marriott name. During happy hour, customers can get half-off on all beers and appetizers from six to nine pm. TRACE restaurant offer down home Texas cuisine. The Wet Deck is the open pool area of the hotel. TRACE and The Wet Deck offer unique cocktails priced between five and seven USD from five to seven pm. All these drinks can be paired with some of the best bar food you can find.

W Austin

Address: 200 Lavaca St, Austin, TX 78701, USA

Website: W Austin

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8. TRIO at Four Seasons Hotel

Foodies from all over come to TRIO to have their share of the best tasting American food they can get their hands on. The décor of the place is a modern contemporary take on the classic steakhouse look. Fashionable chandeliers and simple walls combine with red and brown furniture for that distinct appeal. But aside from the delicious food and lavish design, customers come over to this place to grab their favorite drink during happy hour. They can get eight USD for a glass of wine and a five dollar discount on bar food. Happy hour runs from five to seven pm every day.

TRIO at Four Seasons Hotel

Address: 98 San Jacinto Blvd, Austin, TX 78701, USA

Website: TRIO at Four Seasons Hotel

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9. Fixe Austin

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Posted by Fixe Southern House on Sunday, 14 January 2018

This restaurant creates its own spin on southern American classic dishes and pushes it up onto a higher level. The open kitchen and bar are always busy every night. The décor is eclectic, with one wall dominated by a flower design and another with china plates. The rest of the restaurant has that hip and laid-back look. As for happy hour, customers get a selection of great deals to enjoy their drinks and bar food. Fixe offers five USD on beers, seven on cocktails, nine for a glass of reserve wine, eight on snacks, and ten on regular plates. Happy hour is from four-thirty to seven pm, Monday through Saturday and two pm until closing on Sunday.

Fixe Austin

Address: 500 W 5th St, Austin, TX 78701, USA

Website: Fixe Austin

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10. La Condesa

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Posted by La Condesa Austin on Monday, 16 April 2018

La Condesa is not your average Mexican restaurant that simply serves tacos and burritos. The culinary team behind this restaurant provides a venue where diners are treated to a whole new experience in Mexican dining. Aside from the food and the ambience, customers drop by between five and seven pm from Monday to Friday to enjoy 50-percent discount on all bar drinks. Yes you read that right, on all drinks! That is certainly a great deal for those who want to unwind after a hard day at work. Combine these drinks with the best Mexican food you can get and you are in for a wonderful experience.

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Get the best happy hour deals in Austin

These places not only offer the best prices but also the best drinks and food you can get for happy hour. Choose any from the list above and you will surely have a good time in this city.

This article was originally published on Oct 29, 2018

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