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Ultimate Guide To Best Happy Hours In Austin

May 02, 2018

UPDATED: May 2018

Best Happy Hours In Austin

Happy hour – happiest hours of the day with discounted cocktails and appetizers is my incentive to make it through a long day. Here’s the ultimate guide to the best happy hours in Austin!

SEE ALSO: 9 Best New Restaurants In Austin TX Right Now

 

Ultimate Guide To Best Happy Hours In Austin

 

Le Politique in Austin, TX

LE POLITIQUE

WHEN: Monday through Friday from 3pm to 6pm

HAPPY HOUR DEAL: 1/2 off house cocktails, beer + wine, 25% off fruits de mer, and half-bottle of select sparkling wine for $35 (Douzaine et Demi).

110 San Antonio St, lepolitiqueaustin.com

 

L'oco O'doro

L’OCA D’ORO

WHEN: Every day 5 – 6:30pm in the bar & patio.

HAPPY HOUR DEAL: 50% off snacks, sangria, tap beer and tap wine.

1900 Simond Ave, locadoroaustin.com

 

Yuyo Austin

YUYO

WHEN: Tuesday through Sunday 4:30pm to 6:30pm.

HAPPY HOUR DEAL: Deals on featured food and drinks such as their signature Purple Drank, Pisco Punch, Rosé Sangría, and more. Bites include yuca croquetes, pork belly bao buns and crispy calamari.

1900 Manor Rd, yuyoaustin.com

 

Il Brutto

IL BRUTTO

WHEN: Monday through Friday from 5 to 7 p.m. on the patio and restaurant.

HAPPY HOUR DEAL: 50% off specials on the entire drink menu including cocktails, wine by the bottle and an expansive amaro list

1601 E 6th St, ilbruttoaustin.com

 

Fareground Austin

FAREGROUND

WHEN: Monday-Friday from 3 – 6pm.

HAPPY HOUR DEAL: 

Fareground Bar

  • $4 select beers
  • $5 select wine
  • $5 select cocktails

Antonelli’s

  • seasoned Texas cheddar cheese curds, $5 per ½ lb

Henbit

  • $2 off Kolaches

Contigo

  • $2 off wings & green beans

Kome

  • $2 off roll combos
  • $1 off snacks

Dai Due Taqueria

  • all tacos are $1 off

Easy Tiger

  • $3 sausage links (garlic sausage, classic bratwurst, cajun chicken, vegetarian)
  • $3 Chex Mix
  • $3 beer cheese & pretzel
  • $6 housemade beef jerky

111 Congress Ave, faregroundaustin.com

 

Uchi Happy Hour

Photo credit: Logan Crable

UCHI

WHEN: Every day from 5 – 6:30pm, and Sunday – Thursday from 9PM – close, fair weather only

HAPPY HOUR DEAL: Every day happy hour from 5 – 6pm is $3 – $7 bites & drinks, and late night menu is Satsuma Imo Onigiri ($3), Wagyu Yaki Onigiri ($5), Yuri Masamune honjozo sake ($7), and vanilla ice cream sandwich ($5).

801 S Lamar Blvd, uchiaustin.com

 

Sway Domain

SWAY

WHEN: Sway now offers happy hour at their South 1st location, available from 3 to 6 p.m. on weekdays at the bar and patio area.

HAPPY HOUR DEAL: $2 off new specialty cocktails, as well as half off wines by the glass, hot sake, and draught beer.

1417 S 1st St, swaythai.com

 

La Matta

LA MATTA

WHEN: 4 to 7 p.m. every day of the week.

HAPPY HOUR DEAL:  25% off house wines and featured beers.

501 Comal St, lamattaaustin.com

 

Elizabeth St Cafe

ELIZABETH ST CAFE

WHEN: Monday–Friday, 3–6pm

HAPPY HOUR DEAL: Half-priced appetizers & bánh mì, $2 off all cocktails, beer, wine, sake, and punch.

1501 S 1st St, elizabethstreetcafe.com

 

Fukumoto

FUKUMOTO

WHEN: Monday – Thursday, 5 – 6:30pm

HAPPY HOUR DEAL: $2 off all sake, beer and wine by the glass – served alongside Japanese snacks (discounted during happy hour), yakitori and nigiri flights.

514 Medina St, fukumotoaustin.com

 

Odd Duck

ODD DUCK

WHEN: Sunday-Thursday 2:30-6:30pm, 5 – 6:30pm half price select food

HAPPY HOUR DEAL: Half off bottles of wine, large format beer, and $5 draft Summerthyme cocktail.

1201 S Lamar Blvd

 

La Condesa Austin

LA CONDESA

WHEN: Monday – Friday, 5 – 7pm in the bar area

HAPPY HOUR DEAL: 1/2 off all drinks

400 W 2nd St

 

Launderette

LAUNDERETTE

WHEN: Weekdays from 5 – 6 pm

HAPPY HOUR DEAL: Half-off cocktails, beer, and glasses of wine

2115 Holly St

 

Boiler Nine

BOILER NINE

WHEN: Tuesday – Saturday from 5-7 p.m. on all three levels —Deck Nine Observatory Bar, Boiler Nine Bar + Grill and Boiler Room Lounge.

HAPPY HOUR DEAL: $2 off all Starters and Flatbreads including: Boiler Nine’s famous Beer Bread, Steak Fries and Grilled Blue Cheese Stuffed Dates. Plus, the Caprese Flatbread with fresh mozzarella, Pomodoro, balsamic and basil. Complete happy hour with drink specials: $2 off all Draft Beer and Wines by the glass.

800 W Cesar Chavez St, boilernine.com

 

Wild chix & waffles

WILD CHIX & WAFFLES

WHEN: Every day from 2 – 6 pm.

HAPPY HOUR DEAL: Sip on special beer and wine selections from $3-$7 per glass. Plus, specials on mimosas by the glass ($5) and pitcher ($24).

714 Burnet Rd, wildchixwaffles.com

 

Hopdoddy

HOPDODDY

WHEN: Monday – Friday from 3 – 6:30pm

HAPPY HOUR DEAL: $2 off all burgers, all sips are $5 (minus Little Larry $4, and skinny $7), all wine is $5, select beer $4 pints and $5 goblets & $7 tulips, and $5 fries (truffle, green chili & chili con queso all offered).

2600 Hoppe Trail

 

Contigo Austin

CONTIGO

WHEN: Monday – Thursday from 5 – 7pm.

HAPPY HOUR DEAL: $1 off bar snacks, $1 off all draft beer, $1 off wine by the glass, $2 off signature cocktails, and every Thursday is $1 fried chicken.

2027 Anchor Ln, contigotexas.com

 

Uchiko Sake Social Hour

Photo credit: Logan Crable

UCHIKO

WHEN: Every day from 5 – 6:30pm.

HAPPY HOUR DEAL: $3 – $7 food and drink specials like the Hama Chili, avocado nigiri, kimchi negi fries, and chicken wings with xo sauce.

4200 N Lamar Blvd, uchikoaustin.com

 

Fixe Austin happy hour

FIXE

WHEN: Every day and all-night, Sunday-Thursday and then 4-7 on Friday and Saturday.

HAPPY HOUR DEAL: $7 bourbon iced tea, $7 bourbon lemonade, $7 fresh fruit sangria, $8 summer fish fry, $9 crispy fried chicken sandwich, and $10 Fixe shrimp cocktail.

500 W 5th St, fixesouthernhouse.com

 

Jacoby's

JACOBY’S

WHEN:  Happy hour is all day on Tuesday and from 5 – 7pm on Wednesday and Thursday.

HAPPY HOUR DEAL: 1/2 off select bottles of wine, 1/2 Off select cocktails, $5 snacks including pimento cheese & deviled eggs.

3235 E Cesar Chavez St, jacobysaustin.com

 

Parkside

PARKSIDE

WHEN: Monday through Friday from 5 – 6:30pm!

HAPPY HOUR DEAL: Half off cocktails, beer, and bar food menu

301 E 6th St, parkside-austin.com

 

CHICON

Fulfill your dancing, drinking, and dining desires at Chicon four nights each week.

Sunday: Steak Night
Tuesday: Half-price burgers during Happy Hour from 5 to 6:30 p.m.
Wednesday: Half-price cocktails during Happy Hour from 5 to 6:30 p.m. starting on 7/27
Thursday: DJ spinning vinyl on the Chicon patio starting on 7/14

Happy Hour Deal: $2 off house cocktails, $2 off wines by the glass, $1 off draft beer, and $1 off bar snacks

When: 5 – 6:30pm every seven days a week

1914 E 6th St, chiconaustin.com

 

Kome Austin

KOME

WHEN: Monday through Thursday from 5 – 6pm.

HAPPY HOUR DEAL: $4.5 Japanese chicken wings, $4 pork dumplings, $3 Kome fries, $4 – $6 sushi rolls, drink specials

4917 Airport Blvd, kome-austin.com

 

Thai Kun

THAI KUN

Try the coconut rice bowl ($7 during HH), mussels ($6 during HH, super spicy), and pork satay ($5 during HH).

WHEN: 5 – 7pm weekdays

HAPPY HOUR DEAL: Food specials, $3 Tiger Beer Jelly Beer, $5 cocktails and $5 draft beers.

11601 Rock Rose #100, thaikun.com

 

Oysters at Clark's Oyster Bar in Austin

CLARK’S OYSTER BAR

WHEN: Every day from 3 – 6pm

HAPPY HOUR DEAL: 50 cents off oysters, half-priced burgers, and $5 martinis and draft beer.

1200 W 6th St, clarksoysterbar.com

 

Peche

PÉCHÉ

WHEN: Tuesday through Friday from 4 – 7pm, Sunday  and Monday all night long

HAPPY HOUR DEAL: Half off food and $5 select drinks

208 W 4th St, pecheaustin.com

 

Bullfight Brunch

BULLFIGHT

WHEN: Monday to Friday until 6:30pm

HAPPY HOUR DEAL: Half off all liquor/cocktails, beer, and bar snacks

4807 Airport Blvd, bullfight-austin.com

 

Seaside Escape to Alcomar

ALCOMAR

WHEN: Every day from 3 – 7pm

HAPPY HOUR DEAL: $9 gulf oysters, $10 ceviche, $11 crab & guac, $8 queso flameado, $6 house margaritas, and more

1816 S 1st St

SEE ALSO: Alcomar, Austin’s Seaside Escape

 

Jeffrey's

JEFFREY’S

WHEN: Tuesday to Sunday from 4:30 – 6:30pm, and all night Monday

HAPPY HOUR DEAL: Half price bar food, and $2 off each cocktail, beer, and glass of wine.

1204 W Lynn St

 

Peached Tortilla

PEACHED TORTILLA

WHEN: Every day from 5 – 7pm

HAPPY HOUR DEAL: $7 6 oz burger, $5 snacks, $3 tacos, $5 cocktails, $5 beer, and $5 wine

5520 Burnet Rd #100

 

Searsucker

SEARSUCKER

WHEN: Tuesday to Friday from 2:30PM – 6PM, Saturday 3PM – 6PM, and ALL NIGHT MONDAY!

HAPPY HOUR DEAL: $3 brews, $5 house wines, $6 house-made infusions, and discounted bites.

415 Colorado St

 

Zocalo Cafe

ZOCALO CAFE

WHEN: Every day from 3 – 6pm

HAPPY HOUR DEAL: Food and drink specials

1110 W Lynn St

 

Oysters at Hillside Farmacy

HILLSIDE FARMACY

WHEN: Every day from 3 – 6pm

HAPPY HOUR DEAL: Discounted cocktails and select plates; $5 bubbles and half off oysters on Mondays

1209 E 11th St, hillsidefarmacy.com

 

Italic Restaurant in Austin

ITALIC

WHEN: 2:30 – 6:30 on Monday – Friday.

 

HAPPY HOUR DEAL: $3 Peroni Draft and Moretti Bottles, $5 House Red, White, Rose and Lambrusco or “Select Wine”, $5 Signature Cocktails, and 1/2 off all pizza and wine by the bottle.

123 W 6th St, italicaustin.com

 

Jack Allen's Fried Chicken Beef Ribs

JACK ALLEN’S KITCHEN

WHEN: Monday – Friday, 3:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

HAPPY HOUR DEAL: Featuring drink specials and half-priced appetizers

Multiple locations, jackallenskitchen.com

 

Irene's Soft Serve

IRENE’S

WHEN: Monday – Saturday, 3:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. and all day Sunday

HAPPY HOUR DEAL: Free popcorn, $2 off all snacks, $1 off all draft beers, and $4 house spirits.

506 West Ave, irenesaustin.com

 

24 DINER

WHEN: Monday to Friday from 2:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

HAPPY HOUR DEAL: $4 Avocado Toast, $5 Veggie Sandwich or Chicken Salad Sandwich, $3 Well Liquor, $4 Bartender Special, $5/20 House Red and White, and $2.50 Canned Beers.

600 N Lamar Blvd, 24diner.com

 

Salt Traders Coastal Cooking

SALT TRADERS COASTAL COOKING

WHEN: Monday from 3:30-10 p.m., and Tuesday-Friday, from 3:30-6:30 p.m.

HAPPY HOUR DEAL: Drink Specials, $5 off Beginnings, $1 Gulf Oysters

2850 N Interstate Hwy 35, Round Rock, TX, salttraderscc.com

SEE ALSO: Best Seafood In Austin? Salt Traders Coastal Cooking

 

BAR CHI

WHEN: Thursday 3 – 7pm & 10pm – 12am, Friday & Saturday 3 – 7pm & 10 pm – 1am, and all day Sunday

HAPPY HOUR DEAL: Sushi and drink specials

206 Colorado St

 

Best Bar Food & Craft Cocktails At The Townsend Austin

THE TOWNSEND

WHEN: Monday- Saturday from 4 – 7pm

HAPPY HOUR DEAL: $7 craft cocktails and $5 tea sandwich that changes every week

718 Congress Ave #100

SEE ALSO: Best Bar Food & Craft Cocktails At The Townsend Austin

 

Unit D

UNIT-D PIZZERIA

WHEN: $2 pint nights on Monday 5 – 10pm, 1/2 off select glasses of wine on Wednesday from 5 – 7pm, happy hour is 5 – 7pm every weekday.

HAPPY HOUR DEAL: $5 antipasti plate, $3 wood fired olives, $1 off all drafts, and $5 glasses by the wine

2406 Manor Rd

 

SWIFT’S ATTIC

WHEN: Monday through Friday from 2 – 6:30pm

HAPPY HOUR DEAL: $6 specialty cocktails, $5 select wines, $2 Bud Lights & Mickey’s, and $1 off domestic drafts

315 Congress Ave

 

TRACE Lunch on the fly

TRACE

WHEN: Monday through Friday from 5 – 7pm

HAPPY HOUR DEAL: $7 wines by the glass $7 craft cocktails, $13 kobe beef sliders, $7 warm pretzel sticks, $15 street tacos, $13 loaded fries, $7 truffle popcorn and more

200 Lavaca St

 

BACKSPACE

WHEN: Happy Hour 5 – 6:30pm daily

HAPPY HOUR DEAL: Half off beer on tap, wine by the glass, and antipasti

507 San Jacinto Blvd

 

LICHA’S CANTINA

WHEN: Tuesday to Friday from 4 – 7pm

HAPPY HOUR DEAL: $5 select cocktails and bites

1306 E 6th St

 

Central Standard

CENTRAL STANDARD

WHEN: Monday through Friday from 3 – 6:30pm in the restaurant’s bar or out on the patio.

HAPPY HOUR DEAL: 1/2 off beers, wines by the glass, house cocktails, East Coast Oysters served with traditional condiments for $3.75 each and the cheeseburger for $12.

1603 South Congress Avenue

 

Monger's Austin

MONGER’S MARKET + KITCHEN

WHEN: Tuesday through Friday from 4 – 6pm

HAPPY HOUR DEAL: $6 snacks, $1 off oysters, $5 wines by the glass and $1 off draft beers.

2401 E Cesar Chavez St

SEE ALSO: Mongers Market + Kitchen

 

Second Bar + Kitchen

SECOND BAR + KITCHEN

WHEN: Every day from 4 – 6 pm.

HAPPY HOUR DEAL: $2 off snacks & pizzas including the buffalo fried pickles, black truffle pommes frites, bianco pizza, and famous black + bleu pizza with black truffles, bleu cheese, pork belly, medjool dates and red onions. Plus, $2 off 16 oz. draft beers, wines by the glass and house cocktails.

200 Congress Ave, secondbarkitchen.com

 

Josephine House

JOSEPHINE HOUSE

WHEN: Monday – Saturday from 3-5 pm.

HAPPY HOUR DEAL: 50% off food and $2 off drinks.

1601 Waterston Ave, josephineofaustin.com

 

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Jane Ko is the blogger behind A Taste of Koko, Austin's top food and travel blog. She is a social media marketer, blogger, food photographer, and the host of the largest SXSW food crawl. Lives in Austin, find her on Google+

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